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Author Manuel, Paul Christopher.

Title Religion and Politics in a Global Society : Comparative Perspectives from the Portuguese-Speaking World.

Imprint Lanham : Lexington Books, 2012.

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Description 1 online resource (276 pages)
Contents Acknowledgments; Foreword; I: Theoretical, Historical, and Cultural Issues; 1 Religion and Politics in the Portuguese-Speaking World: Three Theoretical Slices; 2 Patterns of Settlement and Religious Imperial Agents in the Portuguese Empire; 3 Portugal and the Building of an Imaginary Empire; 4 India's Luso-Africans: The Politics of Race, Colonialism, and Gender in Early Modern Portugal and Post-Colonial Goa; II: Societies Dominated by a Single Religious Tradition; 5 The Activist Catholic Church in Post-Portuguese East Timor: "The Church is not a Political Institution."
6 Religion and Politics in Contemporary Portugal: Devotion, Democracy, and the Marian Apparitions at FátimaIII: Competing Religious Societies, with a Formerly Dominant Church; 7 Faith-State Relations in Brazil: What Does Religious Competition Mean for Democracy?; 8 The "Depoliticizing Machine": Church and State in Angola since Independence; IV: Societies with Marked Religious Diversity, without a Dominant Church; 9 A Special Place: Imagining Goa from the Estado da India to Indian Independence; 10 The Catholic Church in Mozambique under Revolution, War, and Democracy.
11 Conclusion: Between Land and Sea: Portugal's Two Nationalisms in the Twenty-First CenturyAppendix 1: Map of the Lusophone Global Society; Appendix 2: Religious Composition of Countries in the Case Studies (in percentages); Appendix 3: Contemporary Lusophone Countries; Appendix 4: Portuguese-Influenced Areas; Appendix 5: List of Meetings of the Community of Portuguese-Speaking Countries (Comunidade dos Países de Língua Portuguesa, or CPLP); Bibliography; Index; About the Editors; About the Contributors.
Summary Religion and Politics in a Global Society: Comparative Perspectives from the Portuguese Speaking World, edited by Paul Christopher Manuel, Alynna Lyon, and Clyde Wilcox, explores the legacy of the Portuguese colonial experience, with careful consideration of the lasting impression that this experience has had on the cultural, religious, and political dynamics in the former colonies.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-244) and index.
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Subject Religion and politics -- Portugal.
Portuguese language.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Lyon, Alynna.
Wilcox, Clyde.
Anouilh, Pierre.
Costa, Susana Goulart.
Morier-Genoud, Eric.
Gustafson, Christine A.
Malieckal, Bindu.
Peclard, Didier.
Rodrigues, José Damião.
Schmaltz, Matthew.
Zúquete, José Pedro.
Other Form: Print version: Manuel, Paul Christopher. Religion and Politics in a Global Society : Comparative Perspectives from the Portuguese-Speaking World. Lanham : Lexington Books, ©2012 9780739180068
ISBN 9780739176818
1299730922 (electronic bk.)
9781299730922 (electronic bk.)