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Religion in the Twenty-First Century




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ISBN 9780415211666
Published January 21, 1999 by Routledge
128 Pages

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Book Description

Religion 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.

Table of Contents

1. The Global Processes
2. Religious Traditions in the Modern World
3. New Religious Movements
4. Relationships Between Religions

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' perhaps one of the best short introductions to Islam currently available'

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