Encyclopedia of Global Religion

Encyclopedia of Global Religion

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The multi-volume Encyclopedia of Global Religion provides a comprehensive overview of the globalization of religious culture and society around the world in both its historical and contemporary aspects. The encyclopedia includes topics related to the diaspora of cultures and dispersions of peoples; the transitional aspects of religious ideas and practices; the cultural diversity of religious traditions; and the responses of religiona€”both negative and positivea€”to multicultural society. The volumes include essays on the contemporary religious society of every country in the world. The contributors to the encyclopedia are leading authorities on these topics from around the world. The editors, Mark Juergensmeyer and Wade Clark Roof., are sociologists of religion at the University of California, Santa Barbara.... modernity whereby the world becomes more and more accustomed to adopting the organizational structure of the fast-food industry. ... In spite of the advantages that accompany the McDonaldization process, there are also several disadvantages to operating under this model. ... From Max Weber: Essays in sociology.

Title:Encyclopedia of Global Religion
Author:Mark Juergensmeyer, Wade Clark Roof
Publisher:SAGE Publications - 2011-10-18


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