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Religion & globalization : world religions in historical perspective

Author: John L Esposito; Darrell J Fasching; Todd Lewis
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text covers Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, East Asian Religions, and new religious movements. It uses historical coverage of the religious traditions as a framework to help students understand how faiths have evolved to the present day and continue to have an impact on belief, politics and society. (From back cover).
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John L Esposito; Darrell J Fasching; Todd Lewis
ISBN: 9780195176957 0195176952
OCLC Number: 163614084
Description: x, 609 pages : maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Christianity and the road to globalization --
The many faces of Judaism : sacred and secular --
The globalization of Islam and Muslims --
Hinduism : myriad paths to salvation --
Buddhism : ways to Nirvana --
East asian religions : traditions of human cultivation and natural harmony --
Globalization : from new to new age religions.
Other Titles: Religion and globalization
Responsibility: John L. Esposito, Darrell J. Fasching, Todd Lewis.
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This text covers Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, East Asian Religions, and new religious movements. It uses historical coverage of the religious traditions as a framework to help students understand how faiths have evolved to the present day and continue to have an impact on belief, politics and society. (From back cover).

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