By Michael D. Driessen
In making those arguments, the publication attracts on and advances fresh scholarship from political technology, sociology and philosophy at the courting among faith and country in modern democracies. It engages empirical debates approximately worldwide styles of secularization and spiritual trust; normative debates concerning the position of public religions in post-secular societies; and theoretical debates concerning the democratic way forward for political Islam and political Catholicism.
The booklet anchors its theoretical claims in case experiences of Italy and Algeria, integrating unique qualitative facts and statistical info on electorate' political and non secular attitudes. It additionally compares the dynamics of religiously pleasant democratization around the Muslim global this present day in Tunisia, Morocco, Turkey and Indonesia. ultimately, the e-book examines the theory's wider relevance via a statistical research of cross-national facts on democracy, religiosity and religion-state relationships.