Religion and Politics: What Does God Have To Do with It?

  title={Religion and Politics: What Does God Have To Do with It?},
  author={J. C{\'e}sari},
  • J. Césari
  • Published 2015
  • Sociology
  • Religion
  • Since 9/11, and even more so with the atrocities committed by ISIS in Iraq and Syria, violence in the name of God is predominantly perceived as a “different” kind of violence, which triggers more “absolute” and radical manifestations than its secular counter parts. In its first part, this article will challenge this so called exceptionalism of religious violence by questioning the neat divide between politics and religion that makes any forms of interactions between the two illegitimate or… CONTINUE READING
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