‘Faith in nation comes in different guises’: modernist versions of religious nationalism

  title={‘Faith in nation comes in different guises’: modernist versions of religious nationalism},
  author={Sabina Mihelj},
Many scholars of nationalism seem to assume that religious nationalism is inherently and necessarily hostile to the secular nation-state and to modern developments in general. The present paper challenges this conviction by drawing on recent debates among sociologists of religion, and it points to the existence of modernist versions of religious nationalism that acknowledge the legitimacy of the secular nationstate and are generally sympathetic to modern developments. It examines one of the… 
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