Politics and Religion in the United Kingdom Hardback
by Steve Bruce
Part of the Routledge Studies in Religion and Politics series
This important new volume seeks to provide significant contribution to our understanding of religion and politics, demonstrating through comparisons with other countries the unusually complex nature of the interaction of religion and politics in the United Kingdom.
Bruce provides a detailed and comprehensive analysis of the field, covering key topics including:Religion and Violence in Northern IrelandA UK-US comparison of the relationship between the church and the nation stateLinks between Protestantism and the rise of modern democracy The relationship between Methodism and SocialismThe impact that ethnic minority status and religious values have on political alignmentThis work will be of great interest to students and scholars of religion, politics and religious sociology.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 198 pages, 1 Line drawings, black and white; 15 Tables, black and white; 1 Illustrations, black and
- Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
- Publication Date: 03/10/2011
- Category: Religion & politics
- ISBN: 9780415664929