Religion and Globalization (Published in Association with Theory #27) (Paperback)

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In his exploration of the interaction between religion and worldwide social and cultural change, the author examines the major theories of global change and discusses the ways in which such change impinges on contemporary religious practice, meaning and influence.

Beyer explores some of the key issues in understanding the shape of religion today, including religion as culture and as social system, pure and applied religion, privatized and publicly influential religion, and liberal versus conservative religions. He goes on to apply these issues to five contemporary illustrative cases: the American Christian Right; Liberation Theology movements in Latin America; the Islamic Revolution in Iran; Zionists in Israel; and religiou.



Product Details
ISBN: 9780803989177
ISBN-10: 0803989172
Publisher: Sage Publications Ltd
Publication Date: March 31st, 1994
Pages: 256
Language: English
Series: Published in Association with Theory