Conservative Christian Politics in Russia and the United by John Anderson

By John Anderson

This booklet explores the politics of conservative Christian church buildings and social pursuits in Russia and the us, concentrating on their related issues yet very varied modes of political engagement.

Whilst secularisation keeps to chip away at spiritual adherence and perform in Europe, faith is usually, relatively rightly, obvious as an influential strength within the politics of the USA, and, extra questionably, as an important impression in modern Russia. This publication appears to be like on the huge social move making up the USA Christian correct and the profoundly hierarchical management of the Russian Orthodox Church as socially conservative actors, and a few of the methods they've got engaged in modern politics. either are trying to find to halt the perceived go with the flow in the direction of a extra secular political order; either face major demanding situations in dealing with the implications of secularism, pluralism and liberal individualism; and either think that their international locations can basically be nice in the event that they stay actual to their spiritual historical past. In exploring their event, the ebook makes a speciality of shared and various parts of their prognosis of what's unsuitable with their societies and the way this impacts their coverage intervention over concerns corresponding to non secular and ethnic belonging, sexual orientation and schooling.

Drawing on political, sociological and non secular reports, this paintings may be an invaluable reference for college kids and students of religion and politics, Russian politics and American politics.

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