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Explain the logic of religious politics and political religion (Putnam et al)
Explain the logic of the civil rights movement lectures
Explain the American model of religion lectures (Putnam et al)
The theory of political religion concerns governmental ideologies whose cultural and political backing is so strong that they are said to attain power equivalent to those of a state religion, with which they often exhibit significant similarities in both theory and practice. A secular religion is a communal belief system that often rejects or neglects the metaphysical aspects of the supernatural, commonly associated with traditional religion, instead placing typical religious qualities in earthly entities.