This article explores the character of Polish Catholicism within the first half the 20 th century and the alterations it underwent below the guidelines of Soviet Communism. Of specific notice are the legislation and regulations that have been hired by means of the kingdom so that it will wreck faith in most cases, and Catholicism specifically. The textual content additionally explores the best way that the powerful culture of Polish tradition ready the population to be uniquely immune to makes an attempt to wreck its Christian spiritual existence. it's eventually, a narrative of the triumph of the folk over the nation.

Show description

Read or Download Church and State in Communist Poland: A History, 1944-1989 PDF

Similar Church State books

The Left Hand of God: Taking Back Our Country from the Religious Right

The unholy alliance of the Political correct and the spiritual correct threatens to break the the USA we like. It additionally threatens to generate a favored aversion to God and faith by means of choosing non secular values with a pro-war, pro-business, pro-rich, anti-science, and anti-environmental stance. during the last few a long time, the Republicans have completed political dominance through forging a union with the spiritual correct.

Secularism, Catholicism, and the Future of Public Life: A Dialogue with Ambassador Douglas W. Kmiec

How can faith give a contribution to democracy in a mundane age? And what can the millennia-old Catholic culture say to church-state controversies within the usa and worldwide? Secularism, Catholicism, and the way forward for Public existence, equipped throughout the paintings of the Institute for complicated Catholic reviews (www.

Inside the Muslim Brotherhood: Religion, Identity, and Politics (Religion and Global Politics)

During the last 3 a long time, via rises and falls in energy, regime repression and exclusion, the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood has continued, proving extra resilient than the other Islamist circulation on the planet. during this ebook Khalil al-Anani explores the criteria that experience enabled the Brotherhood to outlive goodbye inside an ever-changing political panorama.

Blasphemous Modernism: The 20th-Century Word Made Flesh (Modernist Literature and Culture)

Students have lengthy defined modernism as "heretical" or "iconoclastic" in its attacks on secular traditions of shape, style, and decorum. but critics have paid unusually little recognition to the comparable type of blasphemy--the rhetoric of spiritual offense--and to the categorical methods this rhetoric operates in, and as, literary modernism.

Additional resources for Church and State in Communist Poland: A History, 1944-1989

Show sample text content

Rated 4.00 of 5 – based on 6 votes