Orthodox Christianity in 21st century Greece : the role of religion in culture, ethnicity, and politics / edited by Victor Roudometof and Vasilios N. Makrides.

Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate Pub. Ltd., 2010.
xiv, 258 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.

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Other Title:
Orthodox Christianity in twenty-first century Greece
Orthodoxos Ekklēsia tēs Hellados -- History -- 21st century.
Orthodox Eastern Church -- Greece -- History -- 21st century.
Foreword / Grace Davie
Introduction : Tradition, transition and change in Greek orthodoxy at the dawn of the twenty-first century / Vasilios N. Makrides and Victor Roudometof
Part I : Orthodox Christianity, Greek ethnicity and politics
The evolution of Greek orthodoxy in the context of world historical globalization / Victor Roudometof
An intriguing true-false paradox : the entanglement of modernization and intolerance in the Orthodox Church of Greece / Anastassios Anastassiadis
Scandals, secret agents and corruption : the Orthodox Church of Greece during the 2005 crisis : its relations to the state and modernization / Vasilios N. Makrides
Domesticating Islam and Muslim immigrants : political and church responses to constructing a central mosque in Athens / Dia Anagnostou and Ruby Gropas
Non-Orthodox minorities in contemporary Greece : legal status and concomitant debates between church, state and the international community / Prodromos Yannas
Part 2 : Orthodox Christianity and Greek culture
'The traditional modern' : rethinking the position of contemporary Greek women to orthodoxy / Eleni Sotiriu
The mosque that was not there : ethnographic elaborations on Orthodox conceptions of sacrifice / Dimitris Antoniou
Religion and welfare in Greece : a new or renewed role for the church? / Effie Fokas
Faith and trust : tracking patterns of religious and civic commitment in Greece and Europe : an empirical approach / Theoni Stathopoulou
Sacred words in a secular beat : the free monks phenomenon at the intersection of religion, youth and popular culture / Lina Molokotos-Liederman.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Louis A. Duhring Fund.
Roudometof, Victor, 1964-
Makrides, Vasilios, 1961-
Louis A. Duhring Fund.
9780754666967 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0754666964 (hardcover : alk. paper)
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