Political religion: a concept and its critics – a critical survey

  title={Political religion: a concept and its critics – a critical survey},
  author={Emilio Gentile},
  journal={Totalitarian Movements and Political Religions},
  pages={19 - 32}
  • E. Gentile
  • Published 1 June 2005
  • Philosophy
  • Totalitarian Movements and Political Religions
This paper is a critical survey of the debate on civil and political religions, and a reappraisal of the main issues dealing with the different views on the relationships between politics and religion, beyond the traditional experiences of the Church and State associations in the form of established religion or religious policy of the sovereign. The author give relevance to the modernity of the process of the sacralization of politics and to its various permutations in contemporary age, since… 

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