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Has the Study of Global Politics Found Religion?


Daniel Philpott


University of Notre Dame

June 2009

Annual Review of Political Science, Vol. 12, pp. 183-202, 2009

Abstract:     
The past generation has witnessed a resurgence of religion in global politics, but political science has been slow to catch up with it. The reason lies in the secularism embedded in the field's major theories, one that reflects actual secularism in world politics, beginning with the events surrounding the Peace of Westphalia in 1648 and growing steadily through the middle twentieth century. Today, a small but growing number of political scientists have begun to explore religion, doing so in ways that depart from secular assumptions and embrace religion's distinctiveness to greater and lesser degrees.

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Date posted: June 4, 2010  

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Philpott, Daniel, Has the Study of Global Politics Found Religion? (June 2009). Annual Review of Political Science, Vol. 12, pp. 183-202, 2009. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1600564 or http://dx.doi.org/10.1146/annurev.polisci.12.053006.125448

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Daniel Philpott (Contact Author)
University of Notre Dame ( email )
Notre Dame, IN 46556-5646
United States
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