Survey of Studies on Nationalism with a Particular View on Religion1
Nationalism is a very broad subject, and the semantics related to it are very rich too. Numerous theories and studies on nationalism always have something interesting to offer to studies on religion. This brief survey on nationalism reveals the changing patterns by which scholars try to define it anew, although with no intention of giving a comprehensive interpretation or rejecting previous findings altogether. Studies on nationalism prove that it has many facets and that its conflicting perspectives may not be mutually exclusive.