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Author Juergensmeyer, Mark, author.

Title God in the tumult of the global square : religion in global civil society / Mark Juergensmeyer, Dinah Griego, and John Soboslai.

Publication Info. Oakland, California : University of California Press, [2015]
©2015

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Description 1 online resource : illustrations
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Thinking about religion in the global age : beyond the dichotomy of sacred and secular -- The social turmoil of the 21st century -- Religion tumbles and turns -- Religion resists and soothes -- Cosmopolitan religion at work -- The annoying certainty of global views -- Conclusion : God in the global square.
Summary "How is religion changing in the twenty-first century? In the global era, religion has leapt into the world stage, though in contradictory ways. Some religious activists are antagonistic and engage in protests, violent acts, and political challenges. Others are positive and help to shape an emerging transnational civil society. A new global religion may be in the making, providing a moral and spiritual basis for a worldwide community of concern about environmental issues, human rights, and international peace. This book explores all of these directions, based on a five-year Luce Foundation project that involved religious leaders, scholars, and public figures in workshops held in Cairo, Moscow, Delhi, Shanghai, Buenos Aires, and Santa Barbara. In this book, the voices of these religious observers around the world are heard expressing both the hopes and fears about new forms of religion in the global age"--Provided by publisher.
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Subject Religion and civil society.
Religion and sociology.
Religion and politics.
Globalization -- Religious aspects.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic book.
Added Author Griego, Dinah, 1957- author.
Soboslai, John, 1978- author.
Other Form: Print version: Juergensmeyer, Mark. God in the tumult of the global square 9780520283466 (DLC) 2015001143 (OCoLC)900960214
ISBN 9780520959323 (electronic bk.)
0520959329 (electronic bk.)
9780520283466
0520283465
9780520283473
0520283473