Transnational Catholicism in Post-Communist Europe

Transnational Catholicism in Post-Communist Europe

By: Timothy A. Byrnes (author)Hardback

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Through the use of three case studies-Poland, Croatia, and the Slovak Republic-Timothy Byrnes argues that the Catholic Church remains deeply involved in the central politics of this vital region over both governmental structure and public policy; deeply implicated (for better or worse) in the ethnic divisions that characterize the post-communist era; and profoundly part of the social fabric of virtually every state in East Central Europe.

About Author

Timothy A. Byrnes is a member of the Political Science Department at Colgate University. He is the author of Catholic Bishops in American Politics, and co-editor of Abortion Politics in American States and The Catholic Church and the Politics of Abortion.

Contents

Chapter 1 Transnational Catholicism in Post-Communist East Central Europe Chapter 2 Transnational Church in a National Setting: The Case of Poland Chapter 3 The Catholic Church and Ethnic Conflict: The Case of the Hungarian Minorities Chapter 4 Pope John Paul II and the Power of Context: The Case of Croatia Chapter 5 Conclusion

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780742511781
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 176
  • ID: 9780742511781
  • weight: 363
  • ISBN10: 0742511782

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