Religious identities in times of crisis

An analysis of Europe

Authored by: Didem Doganyilmaz Duman

Routledge International Handbook of Religion in Global Society

Print publication date:  November  2020
Online publication date:  November  2020

Print ISBN: 9781138182509
eBook ISBN: 9781315646435
Adobe ISBN:

10.4324/9781315646435-36

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Abstract

For many people, religion is an important dimension of identity. It is invoked especially in circumstances where it is challenged. As a result of both the massive influx of refugees originating from Muslim societies and security concerns about them in recent years, the religious aspect of identity in Europe has been challenged. It has thus gained importance among other aspects of identity both in social and political levels.

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