Global Religions: An Introduction

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Mark Juergensmeyer
Oxford University Press, 2003 M03 20 - 168 páginas
The essays collected here provide brief and accessible introductions to the major world religions in their global contexts. The volume begins with an introduction to the globalization of religion by Mark Juergensmeyer, and is followed by individual essays on Christianity, Islam, Judaism, Hinduism, Buddhism, and local religious societies. The book concludes with three essays reflecting on the global religious scene. Taken together, these essays provide a concise, authoritative, and highly readable introduction to the state of worldwide religion in the 21st century.

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Thinking Globally about Religion
15
Christianity
17
SAID AMTR ARJOMAND
40
Hinduism
52
Buddhism
63
African Religion
78
Local Religious Societies
87
Religion in Global Perspective
95
Antiglobal Religion
110
The Global Future of Religion
124
References
133
Index
143
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