Democracy and Religion: Reflections and Case Studies
||Buijs, G. J.|
Sunier, J. T.
Versteeg, P. G. A.
|Series title:||Amsterdam Studies in Theology and Religi Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Jul 2013|
| Publisher:||V U University Press|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $34.99|
| Book Description: |
In a democracy, there is always the risk of antagonism, conflict, and opposition rising to the surface. Most people in the West take these risks for granted and are predisposed to accept the imperfections of the system. Globally, however, democracy is not as self-evident. Actually, its acclaimed universality is highly contested. To what extent is democracy a Western, Eurocentric project? And to what extent is this form of government...