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Religionsfrihet i en sekulär stat, en fallstudie av kommunisttidens Polen

Johansson, Susanne LU (2011) MRSK30 20102
Human Rights Studies
Abstract
After World War II Sovjet took over Poland with the plan of making it a socialist state in all its meanings, religious as well. That meant changing it from Roman Catholic to secular which turned out to be harder than expected because of the position of the church. The church was a symbol of the nation and a savior of the people and the communist party understood that this would be a process of transforming the state into a secular one. The time to come would be a struggle for both the state and the church because of both of their will to weaken the counterpart, though having agreed of separation and not intervening in each other’s business.
The purpose with this paper is to investigate how the relationship between the secular and... (More)
After World War II Sovjet took over Poland with the plan of making it a socialist state in all its meanings, religious as well. That meant changing it from Roman Catholic to secular which turned out to be harder than expected because of the position of the church. The church was a symbol of the nation and a savior of the people and the communist party understood that this would be a process of transforming the state into a secular one. The time to come would be a struggle for both the state and the church because of both of their will to weaken the counterpart, though having agreed of separation and not intervening in each other’s business.
The purpose with this paper is to investigate how the relationship between the secular and religious parts of a state should work for the best of human rights. With the help of Poland as a case study I have used Jürgen Habermas theory to see if it can be applied generally or only on liberal secular states. The theory states that the state and its institutions should be secular to provide the best environment for religious rights. It is also very important for both secular and religious groups to try to understand each other’s way of talking and to have complementary learning processes.
This theory sets the conditions for how a state should be built, in many levels, but that it in the end is the people who settle on how willing they are to understand different groups and work for everyone’s best. (Less)
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author
Johansson, Susanne LU
supervisor
organization
course
MRSK30 20102
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
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keywords
Human rights, Jürgen Habermas, Poland, Communism, Soviet, Workers rights, Religion, Solidarity, Mänskliga rättigheter, Kommunism, Religionsfrihet, Right to religion, Arbetarrättigheter, Religon, Solidaritet
language
Swedish
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1759644
date added to LUP
2011-02-07 19:56:02
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2014-09-04 08:27:55
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  abstract     = {After World War II Sovjet took over Poland with the plan of making it a socialist state in all its meanings, religious as well. That meant changing it from Roman Catholic to secular which turned out to be harder than expected because of the position of the church. The church was a symbol of the nation and a savior of the people and the communist party understood that this would be a process of transforming the state into a secular one. The time to come would be a struggle for both the state and the church because of both of their will to weaken the counterpart, though having agreed of separation and not intervening in each other’s business. 
    The purpose with this paper is to investigate how the relationship between the secular and religious parts of a state should work for the best of human rights. With the help of Poland as a case study I have used Jürgen Habermas theory to see if it can be applied generally or only on liberal secular states. The theory states that the state and its institutions should be secular to provide the best environment for religious rights. It is also very important for both secular and religious groups to try to understand each other’s way of talking and to have complementary learning processes.
    This theory sets the conditions for how a state should be built, in many levels, but that it in the end is the people who settle on how willing they are to understand different groups and work for everyone’s best.},
  author       = {Johansson, Susanne},
  keyword      = {Human rights,Jürgen Habermas,Poland,Communism,Soviet,Workers rights,Religion,Solidarity,Mänskliga rättigheter,Kommunism,Religionsfrihet,Right to religion,Arbetarrättigheter,Religon,Solidaritet},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Religionsfrihet i en sekulär stat, en fallstudie av kommunisttidens Polen},
  year         = {2011},
}