Religious democracy

  • religious democracy[1] is a form of government where the values of a particular religion affect laws and rules. the term applies to all countries in which religion is incorporated into the form of government.

    democracies are characterized as secular or religious.[2] the definition of democracy is disputed and interpreted differently amongst politicians and scholars. it could be argued if only liberal democracy is true democracy, if religion can be incorporated into democracy, or if religion is a necessity for democracy. the religiosity of political leaders can also have an effect on the practice of democracy.

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Religious democracy[1] is a form of government where the values of a particular religion affect laws and rules. The term applies to all countries in which religion is incorporated into the form of government.

Democracies are characterized as secular or religious.[2] The definition of democracy is disputed and interpreted differently amongst politicians and scholars. It could be argued if only liberal democracy is true democracy, if religion can be incorporated into democracy, or if religion is a necessity for democracy. The religiosity of political leaders can also have an effect on the practice of democracy.