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Religion is returning to public and political life in many Asian countries contrary to predictions about the inevitable decline of religion due to modernisation.
Mapping theological tolerance of unbelief, heterodoxy and orthodoxy in Pakistan remains the subject of intense political contestation.
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.