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|ISBN:||9780745646183 0745646182 9780745646190 0745646190|
|Description:||x, 231 p. ; 23 cm.|
|Contents:||<p>Acknowledgements ix I The diary of a God of one s own : Etty Hillesum. An unsociological introduction 1 II The return of the Gods and the crisis of European modernity. A sociological introduction 19 III Tolerance and violence: The two faces of the religions 47 IV Heresy or the invention of a God of one s own 93 V The cunning of unintended consequences: How to civilize global religious conflicts. Five models 137 VI Peace instead of Truth? The futures of the religions in the world risk society 164 Bibliography 201 Index 220|
|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