Religion and National Identities in an Enlarged Europe

  • Willfried Spohn
  • Matthias Koenig
  • Wolfgang Knöbl

Part of the Identities and Modernities in Europe book series (IME)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Matthias Koenig, Wolfgang Knöbl
    Pages 1-16
  3. Mikołaj Lewicki, Sławomir Mandes
    Pages 39-67
  4. Effie Fokas, Evangelos Karagiannis
    Pages 68-95
  5. Levent Soysal, Saime Özçürümez, Çağla Diner
    Pages 96-123
  6. Matthias Koenig, Wolfgang Knöbl
    Pages 146-162
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 163-187

About this book


This volume analyzes changing relationships between religion and national identity in the course of European integration. Examining elite discourse, media debates and public opinions across Europe over a decade, it explores how accelerated European integration and Eastern enlargement have affected religious markers of collective identity.


Nationalism Religion European Integration Germany Greece Poland Turkey Collective Identity Europe identity Integration Nation national identity nationalism public opinion religion

Editors and affiliations

  • Willfried Spohn
    • 1
  • Matthias Koenig
    • 2
  • Wolfgang Knöbl
    • 2
  1. 1.University of WroclawPoland
  2. 2.Georg-August-University GöttingenGermany

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