During the final twenty years we've got witnessed what José Casanova has characterized as "religion going public". This has no longer been a development particular to ordinarily spiritual countries. fairly, it's been seen in as varied environments as that of the development of the hot Russian political identification or within the "post-9/11" political discourses of the us.

Surprisingly, vital spiritual manifestations additionally motivated the political discourses in Britain and, extra lately, in France. in part because of those phenomena a radical debate is now evolving in regards to the compatibility of the neutrality of liberal democracy when it comes to religiously inspired evaluations in public discourses, and the stipulations below which such religiously pushed contributions might viably "go public".

This e-book deals a suite of essays on faith and Democracy which severely discusses an important questions that symbolize those debates on the issues in their intersection inside of political idea, political theology and the philosophy of faith, and considers either the demanding situations and the customers of this new period which, following Habermas, one may perhaps name post-secular.

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