Hans J. Hillerbrand, ed., Encyclopedia of Protestantism (London/New York: Routledge, 2004), 574-576
5 Pages Posted: 19 Sep 2019
Date Written: 2004
After surveying the range of historical and contemporary meanings of democracy, this article surveys briefly the past and present contributions of Protestant ideas of human nature, social order, and rule of law to the development of modern democratic theory and law.
Keywords: democracy, Protestantism, election, covenant, sinner and saint, social order, church and state, constitution
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