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Religion in the Twenty-First Century

1st Edition

By Mary Pat Fisher

Routledge

128 pages

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Hardback: 9781138166073
pub: 2017-02-03
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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.

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

' ideal for first-year undergraduates, sixth-formers, and even older school children'

Table of Contents

1. The Global Processes

2. Religious Traditions in the Modern World

3. New Religious Movements

4. Relationships Between Religions

About the Series

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
REL000000
RELIGION / General