Beyond the Death of God

Religion in 21st Century International Politics
Simone Raudino and Patricia Sohn, Editors
Politics and religion are inextricable in every society


This volume offers both a nuanced picture of the details of specific instances of religion and politics in Muslim, Jewish, Christian and Hindu contexts (some geographical, some thematic), broadly presenting the phenomenon of religion and politics via country and thematic case studies. Qualitative, quantitative, material, philosophical, and theological analyses draw on social theory, showing in how deeply religion matters in every time and every place.

The authors and contributors demonstrate that religion drives  societies and polities around the world, and that a radical change in the Western understanding of value-driven global politics is needed. It offers new local voices that many Western audiences have not yet heard. The essays in this volume suggest the need for an appreciation of Divinity as a force holding a significant place in the hearts, minds, social orders, and political organization of polities around the world.

Simone Raudino is Visiting Professor at the Kyiv School of Economics.

Patricia Sohn is Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Florida.

Product Details

  • 408 pages.
  • 4 tables.
Available for sale worldwide

  • Ebook
  • 2022
  • Forthcoming
  • 978-0-472-12982-9

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