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Flourishing : why we need religion in a globalized world

Author: Miroslav Volf
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A celebrated theologian explores how the greatest dangers to humanity, as well as the greatest promises for human flourishing, are at the intersection of religion and globalization, "--Amazon.com.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Miroslav Volf
ISBN: 0300186533 9780300186536
OCLC Number: 906878036
Description: xviii, 280 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Where I stand --
Globalization and the challenge of religions --
Religions and the challenge of globalization --
Mindsets of respect, regimes of respect --
Religious exclusivism and political pluralism --
Conflict, violence, and reconciliation --
Epilogue: God, nihilism, and flourishing.
Responsibility: Miroslav Volf.

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