The relationship between state (meaning politics) and religion has long interested scholars. Renewed interest questions its impact of religion on populism.
Religion and Democracy articles on Democracy Chronicles
These articles on Religion and Democracy concern the relationship with the world's many organized collections of beliefs, cultural systems, and worldviews that relate humanity to the supernatural and spirituality. This section also includes our articles about how the relationship between secularism and atheism with democracy. Also check out our section on World Democracy.
“Anti-Americanism lies at the core of [Iran’s] state ideology, which casts [it] as the defender of Muslims against an expansionist, [USA], (Wang Xiyue).
Secular by law, Sharia courts are still allowed to operate in Nigeria. One such court sentenced 22-year-old singer Aminu Sharif to death for blasphemy
[The] slow-moving disaster that has been the last 45 years of the Lebanese Republic should serve as a warning to multi-ethnic countries who can’t “get it together” – like ours now…
Why is Israel bashing like hockey in Canada, drinking furniture stripper methanol in Russia, or shooting in the US – why is it such a popular pastime?
Understand, this is a critique of a set of values, myths and rules, not believers. It isn’t bigotry either. Objecting to a set of beliefs is all fair game.
Delusion is the new coronavirus strategy of the Executive that has hired an evangelical movement to the task. It’s a good thing this is just satire.
In an article in The Washington Post, Pamela Constable exposes what she describes as an ominous turn India has recently taken into religious intolerance.
Government by consent; equal justice under law; separation of church and state: these are the democratic principles under assault in much of the rest of the world.
Indian government’s recently proposed law to grant citizenship based on religion violates India’s international legal obligations, Human Rights Watch.