The New American Civil Religion: Lesson for Italy
Northwestern University School of Law
January 29, 2010
George Washington International Law Review, Vol. 41, p. 861, 2010
Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 10-05
American civil religion has been changing, responding to increasing religious plurality by becoming more abstract. The problem of increasing plurality is not only an American one. It is also presented in Italy, where civic identity has been centered around a Catholicism that is no longer universal. Perhaps Italy has, in this respect, an American future.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 17
Keywords: Civil, Religion, American, Lessons, Italy
JEL Classification: K40, K33Accepted Paper Series
Date posted: January 29, 2010 ; Last revised: May 10, 2011
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