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A History of Orthodox, Islamic, and Western Christian Political Values.

By: Dunn, Dennis.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Cham : Springer International Publishing, 2016Description: 1 online resource (260 p.).ISBN: 9783319325675.Subject(s): Religion and politicsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: A History of Orthodox, Islamic, and Western Christian Political ValuesDDC classification: 201.72 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Acknowledgments -- Contents -- List of Figures -- Chapter 1: Introduction -- Notes -- References -- Part I: Orthodox, Islamic, and Western Civilizations: Political Values -- Chapter 2: Orthodox Civilization -- Brief History -- Political Values of Orthodox Civilization -- Autocracy and Absolutism -- Caesaropapism -- State-Managed Economy -- Law as Synonymous with Ruler's Will -- Sobornost' -- Service Oligarchy -- Subjugation of Cities and Towns to Central Government -- Messianism -- Theological Mysticism -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 3: Islamic Civilization -- Brief History
Political Values of Islamic Civilization -- Theocracy or Islamic Caesarism -- Inseparability of Mosque and State -- Religious Domination of Economic Enterprise -- The Notion That Sharia or Religious Law Is Superior to All Other Law -- Superiority of Al-Umma (the Islamic Community) to Individuals, and Groups -- Civil and Military Officials, Even If Elected, under Ruler -- Subjugation of Cities and Towns to Central Authority -- Jihad or Holy War to Expand and Protect Religion -- Revealed Truth as Complete, Sufficient, Superior to, and at Times Incompatible with Human Reason and Physical Science
Notes -- References -- Chapter 4: Western Civilization -- Brief History -- Political Values of Western Civilization -- Rise of Constitutionalism and Parliamentary Democracy -- Separation of Church and State -- Capitalism -- Natural Law and Due Process Concept -- The Idea of the Community Benefitting from Individual Freedom -- Electoral Representation in All Forms of Corporate Bodies -- Legal Autonomy of Cities and Towns -- Universities -- Unfettered Pursuit of Modern Science -- Notes -- References -- Part II: The Struggle of Values and Political Identities in Modern Times
Chapter 5: Russia's Revolutions and the Advent of Communist Era -- Russia's Revolutions, 1905-1930s -- International Reaction to Communism, 1920s-1945 -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 6: The Resurgence of Western Values, 1945-2000s -- Cold War: Expansion and Fall of Communism -- Parts of Europe and Asia Annexed into or Controlled by Soviets or Their Allies -- New Expansion Efforts: Europe, Asia, Latin America, and Africa -- Collapse of Communism -- Post-War Expansion of Westernization -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 7: Islamism on the March, 1990s-2016
Islamism's Revolts in the Twentieth Century -- American Invasion of Afghanistan and Iraq -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 8: The Struggle: Current Scene -- Orthodox Civilization -- Islamic Civilization -- Western Civilization -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 9: Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- Bibliography -- Primary Sources -- Secondary Sources -- Articles -- Index
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Acknowledgments -- Contents -- List of Figures -- Chapter 1: Introduction -- Notes -- References -- Part I: Orthodox, Islamic, and Western Civilizations: Political Values -- Chapter 2: Orthodox Civilization -- Brief History -- Political Values of Orthodox Civilization -- Autocracy and Absolutism -- Caesaropapism -- State-Managed Economy -- Law as Synonymous with Ruler's Will -- Sobornost' -- Service Oligarchy -- Subjugation of Cities and Towns to Central Government -- Messianism -- Theological Mysticism -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 3: Islamic Civilization -- Brief History

Political Values of Islamic Civilization -- Theocracy or Islamic Caesarism -- Inseparability of Mosque and State -- Religious Domination of Economic Enterprise -- The Notion That Sharia or Religious Law Is Superior to All Other Law -- Superiority of Al-Umma (the Islamic Community) to Individuals, and Groups -- Civil and Military Officials, Even If Elected, under Ruler -- Subjugation of Cities and Towns to Central Authority -- Jihad or Holy War to Expand and Protect Religion -- Revealed Truth as Complete, Sufficient, Superior to, and at Times Incompatible with Human Reason and Physical Science

Notes -- References -- Chapter 4: Western Civilization -- Brief History -- Political Values of Western Civilization -- Rise of Constitutionalism and Parliamentary Democracy -- Separation of Church and State -- Capitalism -- Natural Law and Due Process Concept -- The Idea of the Community Benefitting from Individual Freedom -- Electoral Representation in All Forms of Corporate Bodies -- Legal Autonomy of Cities and Towns -- Universities -- Unfettered Pursuit of Modern Science -- Notes -- References -- Part II: The Struggle of Values and Political Identities in Modern Times

Chapter 5: Russia's Revolutions and the Advent of Communist Era -- Russia's Revolutions, 1905-1930s -- International Reaction to Communism, 1920s-1945 -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 6: The Resurgence of Western Values, 1945-2000s -- Cold War: Expansion and Fall of Communism -- Parts of Europe and Asia Annexed into or Controlled by Soviets or Their Allies -- New Expansion Efforts: Europe, Asia, Latin America, and Africa -- Collapse of Communism -- Post-War Expansion of Westernization -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 7: Islamism on the March, 1990s-2016

Islamism's Revolts in the Twentieth Century -- American Invasion of Afghanistan and Iraq -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 8: The Struggle: Current Scene -- Orthodox Civilization -- Islamic Civilization -- Western Civilization -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 9: Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- Bibliography -- Primary Sources -- Secondary Sources -- Articles -- Index

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Dennis J. Dunn was a Ford Foundation fellow and visiting scholar at the London School of Economics and Political Science and the Kennan Institute for Advanced Russian Studies. He is the author of The Catholic Church and Russia: Popes, Patriarchs, Tsar and Commissars (2004) and of Caught Between Roosevelt and Stalin: America's Ambassadors to Moscow (1998). <br>

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