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Alison Forrestal

even had their own official Assembly in which their mainly episcopal deputies could voice the church’s concerns and seek support from the crown. With privileges came responsibilities, however, for just as the church made demands on the temporal realm so it sought to gain from its connections with the church. As the self-proclaimed leaders of the French church, the bishops were at the centre of this far from straightforward exchange. The topic of church–state relations is a vast one, only aspects of which relate directly to the episcopate and episcopal ideology. What

in Fathers, pastors and kings
Missions, the colonial state and constructing a health system in colonial Tanganyika
Michael Jennings

4 David Hardiman, ‘Introduction’, in David Hardiman (ed.), Healing Bodies, Saving Souls: Medical Missions in Asia and Africa , Amsterdam and New York, Rodopi, 2006, p. 20 5 Ana Madeira, ‘Portuguese, French and British Discourses on Colonial Education: Church–State

in Beyond the state
K. Healan Gaston

pluralism from bad. It is incumbent upon scholars, then, to understand how advocates and other commentators have used terms such as ‘post-secular’. In its communitarian and neoconservative guises – the guises it wore almost exclusively during its early years – the post-secular discourse goes beyond simple advocacy of religious faith. It implies a particular understanding of church-state relations, and of religion’s centrality to public affairs, that many religious believers themselves – including Harvey Cox and his allies

in Post-everything
Language, education and the Catholic Church
Alex J. Bellamy

atmosphere of Church–State relations’ in the 1960s.121 One of the reasons for this was the regime’s partial rehabilitation of Archbishop Stepinac after his death. Stepinac’s significance to nationalists and Catholics in Croatia was reflected at his beatification. Tuœman commented that the beatification was important for raising the international profile of Croatian Catholics. He added, ‘Stepinac was a holy man and one of the wisest Croats during World War II’.122 Any visitor to the cathedral in Zagreb in 1999 would have duly noted the gargantuan portrait of Stepinac that

in The formation of Croatian national identity