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Many Asian nations are experiencing a revival of religion in public and political life
Religion is returning to public and political life in many Asian countries contrary to predictions about the inevitable decline of religion due to modernisation.
Exclusion, mistrust and coercion: Religious minorities and Islamic nationhood in Pakistan
Mapping theological tolerance of unbelief, heterodoxy and orthodoxy in Pakistan remains the subject of intense political contestation.
How religion, geography and demography shape Pakistan’s state, society and politics
Pakistan’s politics is shaped by weak political institutions and a strident relationship between government and military. But religion and other factors also play a significant role.