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Religious Discourse and Radical Right Politics in Contemporary Greece, 2010–2014
Abstract Building on the ‘pathological normalcy’ thesis, the paper aims at exploring the ideological relationship between the ‘institutional’ Greek Church and the neo-Nazi ‘Golden Dawn’ party. ToExpand
The Radical Right and Religious Discourse
Religion’s role in European societies today is described by contradicting narratives. While secularisation theory and privatisation theory presume that religion is losing ground or withdrawing fromExpand
Church Finances in the Colonial Age: The Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem under British Control, 1921–25
The British Mandatory government established in 1921 a commission in order to control the finances and the vast landed property of the Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem. This paper sketches out theExpand
Colonialism and Religious Power Politics: The Question of New Regulations within the Orthodox Church of Jerusalem during the British Mandate
This article critically assesses the conflict within the Orthodox Church of Jerusalem between the Greek hierarchy and the Arab laity concerning the proposals of the Mandatory Government for a newExpand
The Politics of church land administration: the Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem in late Ottoman and Mandatory Palestine, 1875–1948
This article follows the course of the prolonged land dispute within the Orthodox Church of Jerusalem between the Greek religious establishment and the local Arab laity from the late Ottoman periodExpand
The populist breeding ground and religion: the case of the Greek mainstream and Radical Right
ABSTRACT This article examines whether the decade preceding the financial crisis fuelled a culture of political resentment in Greece, and the role of religion in this development. To this end, itExpand
Christian-Muslim Encounters: George of Trebizond and the ‘Inversion’ of Eastern Discourse regarding Islam in the Fifteenth Century*
The capture of Constantinople (1453) by the Ottoman troops of Mehmed II was a historical turning point. The political reference point of Eastern Christianity was now in Muslim hands, the OttomansExpand
Authority and Legitimisation: the Intraecclesial Strategy of Archbishop Ieronymos of Athens
Abstract  The election of Ieronymos as archbishop of Athens took place at a critical moment for the Orthodox Church of Greece (OCG). On the one hand, the social credibility of religious bureaucracyExpand