New Book: Saving the People: How Populists Hijack Religion

This book has just been published. 

Saving the People: How Populists Hijack Religion (Oxford University Press, 2016); edited by Nadia Marzouki, Duncan McDonnell and Olivier Roy.

  • Critical look at the new wave of right-wing populist movements that are using religion to mobilize people
  • Draws on international case studies, including the USA, UK, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Poland and Israel
  • Looks at how modern religion is more about identity than faith

https://global.oup.com/academic/product/saving-the-people-9780190639013?cc=us&lang=en&

An excerpt of the introduction can be found here: 

http://blogs.ssrc.org/tif/2016/09/27/religion-and-populism/