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|ISBN:||9780745646183 0745646182 9780745646190 0745646190|
|Description:||x, 231 pages ; 23 cm|
|Contents:||The diary of a 'God of one's own': Etty Hillesum: an unsociological introduction --
The return of the gods and the crisis of European modernity: a sociological introduction --
Tolerance and violence: the two faces of the religions --
Heresy or the invention of a 'god of one's own' --
The irony of unintended consequences: how to civilize global religious conflicts: five models --
Peace instead of truth? The futures of the religions in the world risk society.
|Responsibility:||Ulrich Beck ; translated by Rodney Livingstone.|
"Beck does not claim to have found 'the' answer to religious conflict. What he does demonstrate very effectively is that one way of avoiding a polarised and terrifying future is to find hope in the