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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, MD : Lexington Books, 2012
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Note Intro -- Title Page -- Acknowledgments -- Foreword -- Theoretical, Historical, and Cultural Issues -- Religion and Politics in the Portuguese-Speaking World: Three Theoretical Slices -- Patterns of Settlement and Religious Imperial Agents in the Portuguese EmpireI am grateful to Eugénia Rodrigues and Susana Münch Miranda, who read this chapter and offered their comments and suggestions. -- Portugal and the Building of an Imaginary Empire -- India's Luso-Africans: The Politics of Race, Colonialism, and Gender in Early Modern Portugal and Post-Colonial Goa -- Societies Dominated by a Single Religious Tradition -- The Activist Catholic Church in Post-Portuguese East Timor: "The Church is not a Political Institution" -- Religion and Politics in Contemporary Portugal: Devotion, Democracy, and the Marian Apparitions at Fátima -- Competing Religious Societies, with a Formerly Dominant Church -- Faith-State Relations in Brazil: What Does Religious Competition Mean for Democracy? -- The "Depoliticizing Machine": Church and State in Angola since Independence -- Societies with Marked Religious Diversity, without a Dominant Church -- A Special Place: Imagining Goa from the Estado da India to Indian Independence -- The Catholic Church in Mozambique under Revolution, War, and Democracy -- Conclusion: Between Land and Sea: Portugal's Two Nationalisms in the Twenty-First Century -- Appendix 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
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
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Manuel, Paul Christopher Religion and Politics in a Global Society : Comparative Perspectives from the Portuguese-Speaking World Lanham, MD : Lexington Books,c2012 9780739176801
Subject Religion and politics - Portugal
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Alt Author Lyon, Alynna
Wilcox, Clyde
Anouilh, Pierre
Costa, Susana Goulart
Morier-Genoud, Eric
Gustafson, Christine A
Malieckal, Bindu
Peclard, Didier
Rodrigues, José Damião
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