Religion in the Twenty-first Century
By (author) Mary Pat Fisher
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Religion in the Twenty-first Century by Mary Pat Fisher
Book DescriptionReligion in the Twenty-First Century is a unique and informative survey of the global religious situation as we enter the new millennium. Through a thematic and people-oriented approach, this book provides a valuable introduction to a variety of new religious movements - whether founded as offshoots of traditional religions or as a result of millennial expectations or charismatic leaders. It also considers the role of the Interfaith Movement and the ways in which modern technology is spreading religions both new and old.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415211666
(216mm x 138mm x mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 21-Jan-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Mary Pat Fisher
Religions Today, Paperback (November 2001)» View all books by Mary Pat Fisher
Explores what living religions really, tracing the development and practices of major religious movements and how these evolve into contemporary belief and teaching.
UK Kirkus Review » Religion, once the central focal point of many societies, has now been relegated to the backyard. With the encroachment of science and technology and emerging new paradigms - first the Enlightenment, and latterly modernization, globalization and postmodernism - its importance has been eroded. Or has it? In this slim volume, which introduces a series of books dealing with each of the world's five major religions, there are plenty of arguments which put the case for religion's continuing influence. The author here gives an overview of Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity, Islam and indigenous traditions, with a close-up look at an example from each, showing adaptations to the modern world. An intriguing and coherent primer. (Kirkus UK)
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