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Title Religion in an expanding Europe / edited by Timothy A. Byrnes and Peter J. Katzenstein.
Imprint Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2006.

Series Cambridge books online.
Subject European Union.
Religion and politics -- European Union countries.
Political culture -- European Union countries.
Alt Name Byrnes, Timothy A., 1958-
Katzenstein, Peter J.,
Description 1 online resource (ix, 352 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 306-336) and index.
Contents Multiple modernities as limits to secular Europeanization? / Peter J. Katzanstein -- Part I: European settings -- Faith, freedom, and federation : the role of religious ideas and institutions in European political convergence / Daniel Philpott and Timothy Samuel Shah -- Religion, European secular identities, and European integration / José Casanova -- Part II: Catholicism -- The old Church and the new Europe : charting the changes / J. Bryan Hehir -- Thy will be done : the Catholic Church and politics in Poland since 1989 / Sabrina P. Ramet -- Part III: Orthodoxy -- The way we were -- and should be again? European Orthodox Churches and the 'idyllic past' / Sabrina P. Ramet -- The politics of ambivalence : Europeanization and the Serbian Orthodox Church / Vjekoslav Perica -- Part IV: Islam -- Europeanizing Islam or the Islamization of Europe : political democracy vs. cultural difference / Bassam Tibi -- Islam and Europeanization in Turkish-Muslim socio-political movements / M. Hakan Yavuz -- Part V: Conclusion -- Religion, European identity, and political contention in historical perspective / Daniel Nexon -- Transnational religion and Europeanization / Timothy A. Byrnes.
Summary As the EU expands eastwards, religious issues are of growing importance in contemporary European politics. Examining the intersection between European enlargement and the transnational religious communities of Catholicism, Orthodoxy and Islam, this book argues that religious factors are stumbling blocks rather than stepping stones toward the further integration of Europe.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0511191634 (electronic bk.)
9780511191633 (electronic bk.)
0511161875 (electronic bk.)
9780511161872 (electronic bk.)
9780511491917 (ebook)
0511491913 (ebook)
0521676517 (Paper)
0521859263 (Cloth)
ISBN/ISSN 10.1017/CBO9780511491917
OCLC # 252519699
Additional Format Print version: Religion in an expanding Europe. Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2006 0521859263 0521676517 (DLC) 2006298233 (OCoLC)62132942.

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