This volume examines the political engagement of religious associations in the post-socialist countries of Central and Southeastern Europe, with a focus on revelations about the collaboration of clergy with the communist-era secret police, intolerance, and controversies about the inclusion of religious instruction in the schools.
|Publisher:||Palgrave Macmillan UK|
|Series:||Palgrave Studies in Religion, Politics, and Policy|
|Edition description:||1st ed. 2014|
|Product dimensions:||5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)|
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Table of Contents1. Religious organizations in post-communist Central and Southeastern Europe – An Introduction; Sabrina P. Ramet 2. The Catholic Church in Post-Communist Poland: Polarization, privatization, and decline in influence; Sabrina P. Ramet 3. The Catholic Church in the post-1989 Czech Republic and Slovakia; Milan Reban 4. The Kádár Regime and the Roman Catholic Hierarchy; Krisztián Ungváry 5. The Catholic Church and politics in Slovenia; Egon Pelikan 6. Church and state in Croatia: Legal framework, religious instruction, and social expectations; Siniša Zrinš?ak, Dinka Marinovi? Jerolimov, Ankica Marinovi?, & Branko An?i? 7. The Cross, the Crescent and the Bosnian War: The Legacy of Religious Involvement; Janine Natalya Clark 8. Religion and Democracy in Serbia since 1989: The Case of the Serbian Orthodox Church; Radmila Radi? & Milan Vukomanovi? 9. Islam and Politics in the Serbian Sandžak: Institutionalisation and feuds; Aleksander Zdravkovski 10. The Orthodox Churches of Macedonia and Montenegro; Aleksander Zdravkovski & Kenneth Morrison 11. The Orthodox Churches and Democratization in Romania and Bulgaria; Lavinia Stan & Lucian Turcescu 12. Religion and Politics among Albanians of Southeastern Europe; Isa Blumi Afterword; Robert F. Goeckel