Religious Internationals in the Modern World: Globalization and Faith Communities since 1750 by A. GreenReligious Internationals in the Modern World: Globalization and Faith Communities since 1750 by A. Green

Religious Internationals in the Modern World: Globalization and Faith Communities since 1750

byA. GreenEditorV. Viaene

Hardcover | September 18, 2012

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Tracing the emergence of 'Religious Internationals' as a distinctive new phenomenon in world history, this book transforms our understanding of the role of religion in our modern world. Through in-depth studies comparing the experiences of Buddhists, Christians, Hindus, Jews and Muslims, leading experts shed new light on 'global civil society'.
SCOTT APPLEBY Professor of History and the John M. Regan Jr. Director of the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame, France AMIRA K. BENNISON Senior Lecturer in Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Cambridge, UK ADAM YUET CHAU University Lecturer in the Anthropology of Modern China in the ...
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Title:Religious Internationals in the Modern World: Globalization and Faith Communities since 1750Format:HardcoverDimensions:383 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.88 inPublished:September 18, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230319505

ISBN - 13:9780230319509

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Foreword Acknowledgements Abbreviations and Acronyms Notes on the Contributors Introduction: Rethinking Religion and Globalization PART I: THE RELIGIONS OF THE BOOK: TRAJECTORIES, COMPARISONS The Protestant International Old Networks, New Connections: The Emergence of the Jewish International Nineteenth-century Catholic Internationalism and its Predecessors The Islamic World: World System to 'Religious International' PART II: RELIGIOUS INTERNATIONALS IN TRANSITION Nationalism versus Internationalism: Russian Orthodoxy in Nineteenth-Century Palestine Muslim Internationalism between Empire and Nation-State Religious Internationalism in the Jewish Diaspora - Tunis at the Dawn of the Colonial Period Transnational Buddhist Activists in the Era of Empires PART III: RELIGIOUS INTERNATIONALS IN THE MODERN WORLD: LIMITS AND NEW HORIZONS The Hadhrami Sada and the Evolution of an Islamic Religious International, c. 1750s to 1930s A Religious International in Southeastern Europe? Activism as Engine: Jewish Internationalism, 1880s-1980s Protestant Ecclesiastical Internationals From State to Civil Society and Back Again: The Catholic Church as Transnational Actor, 1965-2005 The Global Sangh Parivar: a Study of Contemporary International Hinduism