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  • 10 Nov 2019
    Amy Erica Smith

    Religion and Brazilian Democracy: Mobilizing the People of God

    In August 2014, about seventy evangelical clergy in the Brazilian city of Juiz de Fora gathered for the monthly meeting of the local Council of Pastors. The worship/meeting space was an unadorned hall with white-painted cinderblock walls and the stage at the end farthest from the street entrance. After two and a half hours of […]

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  • 29 Jun 2017
    Jean-Philippe Platteau

    Islam Instrumentalized: Religion and Politics in Historical Perspective

    In this book, economist Jean-Philippe Platteau addresses the question: does Islam, the religion of Muslims, bear some responsibility for a lack of economic development in the countries in which it dominates?

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