The Persistence of Religion: Comparative Perspectives on Modern Spirituality

The Persistence of Religion: Comparative Perspectives on Modern Spirituality

by Harvey G. Cox, Daisaku Ikeda

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781848851948
Publisher: I. B.Tauris & Company, Limited
Publication date: 12/08/2009
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Harvey G Cox, Jr is Hollis Professor of Divinity at Harvard University. His many influential books include The Secular City (1965), which became an international bestseller, and When Jesus Came to Harvard: Making Moral Decisions Today (2004). Daisaku Ikeda is President of Soka Gakkai International and the author of over 80 books on Buddhist themes.

Table of Contents

* Preface
• Beyond the Clash of Civilizations
• Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Spirit of Nonviolence
• The Market Economy and the Role of Religion
• The Age of the Internet: Interplay of Danger and Promise
• Rapidly Changing Times: return to the Origin of Religion
• Courageous Heroes of Nonviolence
• The Future of China and India: great Spiritual Heritages
• The Power of University Education
• Appendixes
• Notes
• Index

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