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2022-2023 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PLSC 453 - Religion, Church and State in Contemporary Europe


2022-2023 Catalog Year

Credit(s): 3
Lecture: 3
Non-Lecture: 0
The course will investigate the role of religion and churches in contemporary Europe, East and West, focusing on the different models of church-state relations - separation, establishment and pluralism - and the churches as political actors. The role of Catholic, Protestant and Orthodox churches in the context of communism, democratization and Europeanization since 1991 will be analyzed. Historical, transnational, sociological and attitudinal/behavioral aspects of religion will be addressed, including the challenge of  integrating Islam into contemporary Europe.

Prerequisite(s): PLSC 120 PLSC 140  
Offered: Once Every Other Year
Program Attribute: PCMP



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