Democracy, Religion and Politics, Whither Europe?

Opinion Article: ‘Can Christian Democracy Save America from Trump?’

‘Religious conservatism doesn’t have to be populist. It has played an important role for democracy and dignity in Europe – and can do so in the US, too.’

The article is co-written by Carlo Invernizzi-Accetti, assistant professor of political science at the City College of New York and author of What is Christian Democracy? Politics, Religion and Ideology (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming), and Daniel Steinmetz-Jenkins, lecturer in religious studies at Yale University and author of The Crisis of Secularism since 1989: A Global Perspective (Columbia University Press, forthcoming).

Read the full article here:

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/apr/07/christian-democracy-authoritarianism-trump

See also:

https://hmtennapel.weblog.leidenuniv.nl/2017/02/04/symposium-on-christian-democracy-and-america-can-christian-democracy-be-americas-next-european-import/

https://hmtennapel.weblog.leidenuniv.nl/2014/11/02/entry-on-christian-democracy-in-encyclopedia-of-political-thought/

https://hmtennapel.weblog.leidenuniv.nl/2012/12/23/canon-of-dutch-christian-democracy-published/

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