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  • Print publication year: 2019
  • Online publication date: September 2019

6 - Christian Inspiration

from Part I - Conceptual Building Blocks of the Christian Democratic Ideology


This chapter is devoted to an exposition of the way in which the Christian Democratic ideology has historically conceived – and proposed to structure – the relationship between politics and religion. The analysis will proceed through a reconstruction of the meaning assigned to the concept of religious ‘inspiration’ of politics in this intellectual and political tradition.