Earthly Powers: The Clash of Religion and Politics in Europe from the French Revolution to the Great War
Roney, John B., Journal of Church and State
Earthly Powers: The Clash of Religion and Politics in Europe From the French Revolution to the Great War. By Michael Burleigh. New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 2005. 529 pp. $29.50.
Michael Burleigh has studied the interplay of religion and politics in post-French revolutionary Europe. While long recognized as one of the grand struggles in world history, until very recently the critical study of the religious foundations of secular states remained relatively unstudied. While George Weigel's The Cube and the Cathedral: Europe, America, and Politics Without God is a more popular study, Joseph Byrnes's Catholic and French Forever: Religious and National Identity in Modern France …
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Publication information: Article title: Earthly Powers: The Clash of Religion and Politics in Europe from the French Revolution to the Great War. Contributors: Roney, John B. - Author. Journal title: Journal of Church and State. Volume: 48. Issue: 3 Publication date: Summer 2006. Page number: 679+. © 1999 J.M. Dawson Studies in Church and State. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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