Laicidad, ciudadanía y política en el Uruguay contemporáneo: matrices y revisiones de una cultura laicista

Caetano, Gerardo
January 2013
Revista Cultura y Religión;ene-jun2013, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p116
Academic Journal
This article proposes an analysis about some of the major revisions that in recent times have been verified on classical matrices model of secularism predominant in the Uruguayan society. Like an introduction this article sets out certain visions of synthesis and balance about the patterns of the classical model of links between religion and politics, which consolidated its effect in Uruguay in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Additionally, it outlined a few thoughts also to nurture conceptual comparative reflection on contemporary contexts, and in relation to the theoretical renewal that has been generated in the field of studies on the subject. Then it analyze various phenomena of the contemporary period related to a change in the relationship between politics and religion in Uruguay, as well as the beginnings of a renewed discussion of the secularism model prevailing in the country.


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