ISBN-10:
0195158741
ISBN-13:
2900195158747
Pub. Date:
08/28/2003
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Global Religions: An Introduction / Edition 1

Global Religions: An Introduction / Edition 1

by Mark Juergensmeyer
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ISBN-13: 2900195158747
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 08/28/2003
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 168
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Mark Juergensmeyer is Professor of Sociology and director of the Global and International Studies Program at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Among his many publications are Terror in the Mind of God: The Rise of Religious Violence (2000) and Gandhi's Way: A Handbook of Conflict Resolution (2002).

Table of Contents

Contributorsix
1Thinking Globally about Religion3
IGlobal Religions
2Christianity17
3Islam28
4Judaism40
5Hinduism52
6Buddhism63
7African Religion78
8Local Religious Societies87
IIReligion in a Global Age
9Religion in Global Perspective95
10Antiglobal Religion110
11The Global Future of Religion124
References133
Index143

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