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Religion and human security : a global perspective

Author: James K Wellman; Clark Benner Lombardi
Publisher: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume of essays explores the long-unstudied relationship between religion and human security throughout the world. The essays show that religion can have positive as well as negative effects on human wellbeing.
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Genre/Form: Llibres electrònics
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James K Wellman; Clark Benner Lombardi
ISBN: 9780199950553 0199950555
OCLC Number: 1120452802
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction : religion and human security : an understudied relationship / Clark B. Lombardi, James K. Wellman, Jr. --
The dance of desire in religion and human security / James K. Wellman, Jr. --
The Janus-faced relation of religious actors and human security : Islamic and secular values in Turkey / Murat Somer --
The role of human security in the contest between the Egyptian government and the Muslim Brotherhood, 1980-2010 / Charles McDaniel --
Popular Muslim attitudes towards violent Islamic groups : the case of Pakistan / C. Christine Fair, Clarke Lombardi --
Networking through religion : the case of Malerkotla / Karenjot Bhangoo Randhawa --
Indian Muslim leadership : predicaments and possibilities for human security / Rowena Robinson --
"A little with God is a lot" : popular religion and human security in the land of the Brazailian colonels / Jonathan Warren --
Interrogating human security and religion in Guatemala / C. Mathews Samson --
Striking a balance : Christianity and the challenges of long-term human security in Zimbabwe / Gladys Ganiel --
Beyond basic human security : the role of religious institutions in Angola / James Tiburcio --
In violence and in peace : the role of religion and human security in Northern Ireland / Emily Morrison Griffin --
Eastern Christianity and human security in postwar Europe / Lucian N. Leustean --
Washed by a deluge : the religious struggle for human security in Algeria and Poland / Sayres S. Rudy --
The Soka Gakkai and human security / Daniel A. Métraux --
Postscript : lessons for policymakers about religion and human security / Jamkes K. Wellman Jr., Clarke B. Lombardi
Responsibility: [edited by] James K. Wellman and Clark Lombardi.

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This volume of essays explores the long-unstudied relationship between religion and human security throughout the world. The essays show that religion can have positive as well as negative effects on human wellbeing.

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