Religion and Politics in the Howard Decade

  title={Religion and Politics in the Howard Decade},
  author={John Warhurst},
  journal={Australian Journal of Political Science},
  pages={19 - 32}
  • J. Warhurst
  • Published 1 March 2007
  • Political Science
  • Australian Journal of Political Science
The interaction between religion and politics is varied, complex and often heated. It involves constitutional issues, voting behaviour, party composition and electoral competition, faith-based public administration, advocacy and lobbying by churches, mutual criticism by churches and the state, and the public presentation of religious values. This article is a comprehensive mapping and discussion of a range of the major religion and politics issues in Australia since the election of the Howard… 

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