Autor: András Máté-Tóth
ISBN-13: 9783110228113
Veröffentl: 07.11.2016
Einband: Buch
Seiten: 204
Gewicht: 443 g
Format: 236x162x17 mm
Sprache: Englisch

Focus on Religion in Central and Eastern Europe

68, Religion and Society
A Regional View
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The series Religion and Society (RS) contributes to the exploration of religions as social systems- both in Western and non-Western societies; in particular, it examines religions in their differentiation from, and intersection with, other cultural systems, such as art, economy, law and politics. Due attention is given to paradigmatic case or comparative studies that exhibit a clear theoretical orientation with the empirical and historical data of religion and such aspects of religion as ritual, the religious imagination, constructions of tradition, iconography, or media. In addition, the formation of religious communities, their construction of identity, and their relation to society and the wider public are key issues of this series.
Different religious groups in Central and Eastern Europe influenced societies in the region after the fall of Communism and continue to play a crucial role in culture, politics, social networks and value transformations. As part of the REVACERN (Religion and Values in Central and Eastern Europe Research Network) project - supported by the EU Sixth Framework Program - more than 70 researchers from 15 countries in the region analyzed and discussed the most important trends in values, religions and religious communities and presented their findings in a comparative way. They tested well-known theories of secularization, nationalism, democracy and pluralism in the colorful region Central and Eastern Europe. This book summarizes their most important findings in seven chapters, addressing religion and its entanglements with geography, values, nationalism, Orthodoxy, education, legal regulation, civil society, social networks, new religious movements and new forms of religiosity. Each chapter also provides a regional overview.
Editiert von: András Máté-Tóth, Gergely Rosta
András Máté-Tóth, University of Szeged, Hungary.

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Autor: András Máté-Tóth
ISBN-13:: 9783110228113
ISBN: 3110228114
Erscheinungsjahr: 07.11.2016
Verlag: Gruyter, Walter de GmbH
Gewicht: 443g
Seiten: 204
Sprache: Englisch
Sonstiges: Buch, 236x162x17 mm