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The Disputed Role of Religion in De-Liberalizing Settings

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Juergen Habermas, a German forethinker of European and global democracy, has recently surprised many with his reaction to the symptoms of re-globalization. Trying to save the openness of Western open societies while at the same time strengthening the sense of unity, civic solidarity and civil commitment through the revival of a secular idealism meant to replace religion in the traditional sense, despite previous rejection he now also attempts to save the role of religion in de-liberalizing settings.

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Benedikter, R. (2022). The Disputed Role of Religion in De-Liberalizing Settings. In: Religion in the Age of Re-Globalization. Culture and Religion in International Relations. Palgrave Macmillan, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-80857-0_8

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