By Lucia Faltin, Melanie J. Wright
This quantity presents a coherent severe exam of present concerns concerning the non secular roots of latest, i.e. post-1990 eu identification, through reading the elements of latest ecu id, the presence of faith within the improvement of nationwide identities, manifestation of non secular roots in secular society, and the function of faith in additional eu integration and social inclusion. The publication contains a multi and interdisciplinary method of the subject matter, by way of bringing jointly students in background, spiritual stories, sociology, cultural reviews, ecu stories, and diplomacy. This carefully edited quantity offers a coherent research of the non secular roots of Europe's id this day, with specific recognition to the secular context of non secular groups. Europe is usually perceived as secular via such a lot of its electorate, despite their creed. Bearing this in brain, the authors construct upon their services in several fields of arts and arts to spot many of the key parts of ecu non secular background and its manifestation in Europe's identification, be it secular or in a different way perceived. The authors additionally point out the function those components play in extra eu integration. With this concentrated method, the e-book identifies a couple of similarities throughout faiths and, extra holistically, vis-?-vis Europe. This serves the readers to understand their very own identification in a much broader context of shared values, achieving past a specific religion or non-religious framework.