By Patrick Michel, Enzo Pace (editors)
Over the last thirty years, faith has more and more performed a suitable position, either on a countrywide point and in overseas affairs. The test made through politicians to reframe the coverage of social team spirit in a neo-nationalist gentle (one land, one language, one faith = one political community), demising any type of multiculturalism, facilitating as an alternative a go back to assimilation formed by way of worry of the opposite (culture, faith, language, and so on), is especially usually linked to a recovery of the primacy of non secular discourse within the public sphere. it's not only a go back of faith within the public sphere, however the exploitation of faith by means of politics to reconstruct a social team spirit within the absence of ideological assets.
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E. in depicting three religious figures, of the martyr, the convert (and re-convert), and the (apocalyptic) black knight, I would like to discuss the process of resurgent religion in politics. I assume that it is not merely a return to the past: a subordination of the former to the latter or, vice versa, an exploitation of religion by politicians. We are dealing with another theoretical puzzle: the autonomy of politics itself produces religious figures whenever politics reveals its pure soul, the symbolic code according to which the political domain works.
Annual Review of the Sociology of Religion, Volume 2: Religion and Politics (Annual Review of the Sociology of Religion) by Patrick Michel, Enzo Pace (editors)