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By John C. Super

In Religion and international History, unique authors John C. great and Briane ok. Turley research the worth of faith for studying the human event long ago and current. They discover the weather of faith which top attach it to the cultural and political dynamics that experience inspired history.

Working inside this framework, tremendous and Turley current 3 unifying themes:

* the connection among formal and casual spiritual ideals, how those swap via time, and the way they're mirrored in numerous cultures

* the connection among church and nation, from theocracies to the repression of faith

* the continued look for religious sure bet, and the ensuing splintering of middle non secular ideals and the improvement of recent ones.

One of the few fresh books to envision religion’s function in geo-political affairs, its new angle allows the reader to know the various and intricate ways that faith acts upon and reacts to broader international processes.

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