Gods In The Global Village
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✏Gods in the Global Village Book Summary : In an era plagued by religious conflict, the Second Edition of Gods in the Global Village directly responds to issues of social problems prevalent in the world today. Using an engaging, though-provoking style, author Lester R. Kurtz focuses on the relationship among the major faith traditions that inform the thinking and ethical standards of most people in the emerging global social order.
✏Gods in the Global Village Book Summary : In a world plagued by religious conflict, how can the various religious and secular traditions coexist peacefully on the planet? And, what role does sociology play in helping us understand the state of religious life in a globalizing world? In the Fourth Edition ofGods in the Global Village, author Lester Kurtz continues to address these questions. This text is an engaging, thought-provoking examination of the relationships among the major faith traditions that inform the thinking and ethical standards of most people in the emerging global social order. Thoroughly updated to reflect recent events, the book discusses the role of religion in our daily lives and global politics, and the ways in which religion is both an agent of, and barrier to, social change.
✏Gods in the Global Village Book Summary : In an era plagued by religious conflict, the Third Edition of Gods in the Global Village directly responds to issues of social problems prevalent in the world today. Using an engaging, thought-provoking style, author Lester R. Kurtz focuses on the relationship among the major faith traditions that inform the thinking and ethical standards of most people in the emerging global social order. This book focuses on a central aspect of that common crisis. A major assumption of this book is that all knowledge is shaped by the social context of the knower; therefore, both religious traditions and our studies of them are shaped by the context in which we construct them. The author argues that religious pluralism will be a necessary precondition of the global village for the foreseeable future. The question that faces us as a human community is not “Which religious tradition is true?” or even “Is any religious tradition true?” but rather “How can we enable the various religious and secular traditions to coexist peacefully on the planet?” The text supports the belief that the sociology of religion—itself a pluralistic discipline—can provide invaluable insight into the most pressing problems of our time.
📒Gods In The Global Village ✍ Lester Kurtz
✏Gods in the Global Village Book Summary : The multicultural interests of today's diverse student population are reflected in this book which, treats classic issues in the sociology of religion in a variety of religious contexts and considers the global interconnections between beliefs and believers. Kurtz thus helps students understand the interplay between social change and religion. As provocative as it is informative, this book will spark discussion and re-examination of our conventional understandings of the role of religion in the postmodern and modern world.
📒The Future Of God In The Global Village ✍ Thomas R. McFaul
✏The Future of God in the Global Village Book Summary : In the long trek of human history, the adage that there will never be peace among the nations until there is peace among the religions has never been truer. The growing trend toward spiritually inspired violence throughout the emerging global village of the twenty-first century has taken a terrible toll on the lives of thousands of innocent victims. The primary purpose of this book is to address this issue head-on by examining the role that the earth's diverse faith communities can play in stopping the needless hatreds and hostilities that all too often arise from the search for spiritual fulfillment. At this stage of human evolution, nothing is more urgent.
📒The Gospel In The Global Village ✍ Katharine Jefferts Schori
✏The Gospel in the Global Village Book Summary : The Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church explores issues and challenges of deep concern to the Episcopal Church, the wider Body of Christ, and the world at large, in thematically arranged essays that reflect on the travel, issues, people, and passions that have driven the first three years of her episcopate. Original.
📒Compassion For One Another In The Global Village ✍ Ulrike Elsdörfer
✏Compassion for one another in the Global Village Book Summary : The International Council on Pastoral Care and Counselling (ICPCC) met in October 2015 in San Francisco for its 10th International Congress. Recent results from worldwide projects underlined the importance of an exchange within the globalized network. Interreligious encounters in spiritual care and counseling led to new insights, while aspects of social justice brought along new challenges. Sections on technology and internet communication opened a space for new reflections in the realm of spiritual experience. This volume presents documents from a joint meeting of ICPCC with American organizations for Pastoral Care and Counselling. It shows the enduring process of formation of a worldwide community of spiritual counsellors. (Series: Pastoral Care and Spiritual Healing - Spiritualit�t interkulturell, Vol. 4) [Subject: Sociology, Pastoral Care]
📒The Global Village Of The Twentieth Century ✍ Gloria K. Fiero
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📒Terror In The Mind Of God ✍ Mark Juergensmeyer
✏Terror in the Mind of God Book Summary : This well-regarded look at the connection between religion and terrorism has been updated to include events of September 11, 2001. Its focus is to better understand how and why some people are willing to commit acts of violence in the name of their god(s) and a greater good.
📒The Future Of Peace And Justice In The Global Village ✍ Thomas R. McFaul
✏The Future of Peace and Justice in the Global Village Book Summary : Many authors have written on the effects technology, economics, and politics have on globalization, but few have addressed the potential impact of world religions on the future direction of globalization. The Future of Peace and Justice in the Global Village: The Role of the World Religions in the 21st Century is intended to fill this vacuum. It addresses the part the world's major religions will play in bringing either greater peace and justice, or hatred and hostility to the global village.