The Sacred in Twentieth-Century Politics: Essays in Honour of Professor Stanley G. Payne by R. GriffinThe Sacred in Twentieth-Century Politics: Essays in Honour of Professor Stanley G. Payne by R. Griffin

The Sacred in Twentieth-Century Politics: Essays in Honour of Professor Stanley G. Payne

byR. GriffinEditorR. Mallett, J. Tortorice

Hardcover | November 5, 2008

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The emerging shape of the post Cold War world provides evidence that rather than diminishing, the profound intersection of political ideology and religious forms of belief is an ever more potent force in world affairs. This volume offers both theoretic underpinnings, and a comparative analysis that elucidates this potent and dangerous phenomenon.
ROBERT MALLETT is Lecturer in Modern European History at Birmingham University, UK. He is author ofMussolini and the Origins of the Second World War, 1933-1940.ROGER GRIFFIN is Professor in Modern History at Oxford Brookes University, UK. His previous books includeThe Nature of FascismandModernism and Fascism. He has also editedFascism...
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Title:The Sacred in Twentieth-Century Politics: Essays in Honour of Professor Stanley G. PayneFormat:HardcoverDimensions:291 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.69 inPublished:November 5, 2008Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:023053774X

ISBN - 13:9780230537743

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Introduction: The Evolutions and Convolutions of Political Religion; R.Griffin PART I: CONCEPTUALIZING POLITICAL RELIGION The Heuristic Value of the Concept 'Political Religion'; S.Payne The Missiological Roots of the Concept of 'Political Religion'; W.Ustorf Is Castroism a Political Religion?; E.Mujal-Leon & E.Langenbacher PART II: THE SACRALIZATION OF POLITICS Fascism as the Expression of a Spiritual Revolution in Italy (The Spiritual revolution of Fascist Italy); R.Mallett What Insights Do We Gain from Interpreting National Socialism as a Political Religion? (National Socialism as a Political Religion; K.Vondung Marxism-Leninism as a Secular Religion; A.Khazanov Maoism in the Cultural Revolution: a Political Religion?; R.Mitter PART III: THE POLITICIZATION OF RELIGION An Islamist Turkish Party's Journey to Democracy and Modernity; K.H.Karpat Hindutva as a Political Religion: a Historical Perspective; R.Frykenberg The United States: Messianism, Apocalypticism, and Political Religion; C.Berlet Appendix I: An Interview with Stanley Payne Appendix II: The Curriculum Vitae of Stanley Payne