Global Religions: An Introduction

Synopsis

The essays collected here provide brief and accessible introductions to the major world religions in their global contexts. The volume begins with an introduction to the globalization of religion by Mark Juergensmeyer, and is followed by individual essays on Christianity, Islam, Judaism, Hinduism, Buddhism, and local religious societies. The book concludes with three essays reflecting on the global religious scene. Taken together, these essays provide a concise, authoritative, and highly readable introduction to the state of worldwide religion in the 21st century.

Additional information

Contributors:
Includes content by:
  • Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Harvey Cox
  • Said Amir Arjomand
  • Harvey E. Goldberg
  • T. N. Madan
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • New York
Publication year:
  • 2003
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