REL380.19 Religion and Politics

The aim of this course is to probe the relationship between religion and politics with a view to understand the impact of modernization and industrialization on the relationship. The course is composed of three parts. Part I introduces the major analytical approaches in the sociology of religion. Part II examines manifestations of the resurgence of religion in politics in different regions of the world. Part III, finally, focuses on Islam and politics, including the case of Turkey. (POLS 4321)

Department: Religion

Location: Istanbul

Credits: 3