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The Oxford handbook of global religions

Author: Mark Juergensmeyer
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a reference for understanding world religious societies in their contemporary global diversity. Comprising 60 essays, the volume focuses on communities rather than beliefs, symbols, or rites.  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Juergensmeyer
ISBN: 9780199767649 0199767645
OCLC Number: 751738548
Description: xxii, 651 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Contributors --
1. Thinking globally about religion / Mark Juergensmeyer --
pt. 1. Indic cultural region --
2. Thinking globally about Hinduism / T.N. Madan --
3. Traditional Brahmanical society / Joseph W. Elder --
4. Popular Hindu movements / David N. Lorenzen --
5. The Sikh community / Gurinder Singh Mann --
6. The Jain community / Lawrence A. Babb --
7. Hindu communities abroad / Vasudha Narayanan --
pt. 2. Buddhist/Confucian cultural region --
8. Thinking globally about Buddhism / Gananath Obeyesekere --
9. Theravada Buddhist societies / Donald K. Swearer --
10. Tibetan Buddhist society / José Ignacio Cabezón --
11. Vietnamese religious society / Jayne S. Werner ; 12. Traditional Chinese religious society / Vivian-Lee Nyitray --
13. Popular religion in mainland China / Christian Jochim --
14. Traditional Japanese religious society / Susumu Shimazono --
15. Japanese new religious movements / Ian Reader --
16. Korean religious society / Lewis Lancaster --
17. Buddhist communities abroad / Thomas A. Tweed --
pt. 3. Jewish cultural region --
18. Thinking globally about Judaism / Harvey E. Goldberg --
19. Jewish communities in Israel / Roger Friedland and Richard D. Hecht --
20. Jewish communities in North Africa and the Middle East / Reuben Ahroni --
21. Jewish communities in Europe / Sergio DellaPergola --
22. Jewish communities in the Americas / J. Shawn Landres --
23. Jewish communities in Asia / Nathan Katz. pt. 4. Christian cultural region --
24. Thinking globally about Christianity / Harvey Cox --
25. Western European Catholic societies / Karel Dobbelaere --
26. Eastern European Catholic societies / Sabrina P. Ramet --
27. European Protestant societies / Fritz Erich Anhelm --
28. Orthodox Christian societies / Philip Walters --
29. Religious communities in Russia / Alexey D. Krindatch --
30. The Coptic community / Juan E. Campo, John Iskander --
31. Latin American Catholic societies / Paul E. Sigmund --
32. North American religious communities / Wade Clark Roof --
33. Evangelical Christian community in North and South America / Randall Balmer --
34. African Christian communities / David Chidester --
35. Christian communities in South Asia / Anslie T. Embree --
36. Christian communities in China / Richard Madsen --
37. Christian communities in Southeast Asia / Tara Villalba Munson --
38. Mormon communites around the world / Jan Shipps. pt. 5. Islamic cultural region --
39. Thinking globally about Islam / Said Amir Arjomand --
40. Arab Islamic societies / Saad Ibrahim and Richard C. Martin --
41. North African Islamic societies / Ebrahim Moosa --
42. Sub-Saharan African Islam / Abdulkader Tayob --
43. European Islam / Amila Buturovic --
44. Shi'a Islamic societies / Mansoor Moaddel --
45. Islamic communities in Central Asia / Richard C. Foltz --
46. Islamic communities in South Asia / Scott Kugle --
47. Islamic societies in Southeast Asia / Mark Woodward --
48. Chinese Islamic communities / Dru C. Gladney --
49. American Islamic communities / Jane I. Smith --
50. Religious movements with Islamic origins / Ali S. Asani --
pt. 6. African cultural region --
51. Thinking globally about African religion / Jacob K. Olupona --
52. Traditional African religious society / Kofi Asare Opoku --
53. Afro-Caribbean religious societies / Karen McCarthy Brown --
pt. 7. Local religious societies --
54. Thinking globally about local religious societies / Juba Pentikainen --
55. Native American religious societies / Nimachia Hernandez --
56. Australian Aboriginal societies / John Hilary Martin --
57. Pacific Islands religious communities / Joel Robbins --
pt. 8. Understanding global religion --
58. Religion in global perspective / Martin Riesebrodt --
59. Anti-global religion? / Roland Robertson --
60. The global future of religion / Ninian Smart --
Index.
Other Titles: Global religions
Responsibility: edited by Mark Juergensmeyer.

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