God and Globalization
Christ and the Dominions of Civilization
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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Number of Pages: 360
Width: 13.8 cm
Height: 21.6 cm
Despite the predicted secularization of the world, religion continues to grow as a global influence, one that has the power to unify or to divide. Yet contemporary discussions of globalization rarely take religion into account. The contributors to this third volume in the "God and Globalization" series investigate what happens when we account for religion as a force that shapes our increasingly common life on earth. They look at the effect of religion within and across national borders and cultures: how the world is brought together by common ethical perspectives, and pushed apart by the different ultimate concerns of each religion. "God and Globalization: Christ and the Dominions of Civilization" offers fresh perspectives and interpretations on religion and the politics, economics, and culture of globalization.
"In an age in which globalization is too often just a buzzword for a phenomenon narrowly described in terms of economics and information technology, the God and Globalization trilogy presents serious reflection on the intersection of these with globalization's cultural, religious, and moral dimensions." - Publishers Weekly"