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State – Religion Relations: the Bulgarian Case
State – Religion Relations: the Bulgarian Case

Author(s): Maya Grekova, Iva Kyurkchieva, Maya Kosseva
Subject(s): Christian Theology and Religion, Politics, Anthropology, Social Sciences, Customs / Folklore, Ethnohistory, Local History / Microhistory, Oral history, Political history, Recent History (1900 till today), Islam studies, Cultural Anthropology / Ethnology, Culture and social structure , Pre-WW I & WW I (1900 -1919), Interwar Period (1920 - 1939), WW II and following years (1940 - 1949), Post-War period (1950 - 1989), Transformation Period (1990 - 2010)
Published by: Институт за етнология и фолклористика с Етнографски музей при БАН
Keywords: Bulgaria; religious institution; politcs;

Summary/Abstract: The objective of this article is to outline in the light of the relations between the nation-state and the various religious organizations and individuals the main tensions in the contemporary Bulgarian society concerning the intertwining of religion and secularism. The general goal is to combine the presentation of national historical context, existing legislation and the current social debate based on fieldwork.

  • Issue Year: VI/2019
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 50-66
  • Page Count: 17
  • Language: English