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Religion, ethnicity, and self-identity : nations in turmoil /
Martin E. Marty and R. Scott Appleby, editors.
imprint
Hanover, NH : University Press of New England, 1997.
description
141 p.
ISBN
0874518156 (cloth : alk. paper)
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imprint
Hanover, NH : University Press of New England, 1997.
isbn
0874518156 (cloth : alk. paper)
general note
"Salzburg Seminar books."
catalogue key
1137864
 
Includes bibliographical references.
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Summaries
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The role of religious & ethnic identity in individual behavior & international conflict.
Main Description
The role of religious and ethnic identity in individual behavior and international conflict.
Unpaid Annotation
Ethnicity and religion at the end of this century are fused in surprising, creative, and ominous ways. News stories connect words like Orthodox, Muslim, Jewish, Catholic, and Protestant with various movements of peoples. Whereas ethnicity and religion have, in the past, succumbed to secular, urban, technological, ideological, educational, and mass communication influences, they now surface as a freshly volatile force in world cultures. To overcome these conventional influences, people establish personal and group identity, mutual security, and empowerment by creatively merging their ethnicity and religion. This collection of essays examines, in Martin Marty's terms, the "explosion of public faith and aggressive action".
Table of Contents
List of Contributors
Introduction: The Role of Religion in Cultural Foundations of Ethnonationalismp. 1
On Seeking the Cultural Context of Fundamentalismp. 19
Critical Issues in Arab Islamic Fundamentalismp. 35
Religion, Ethnicity, and Nationalism in Indiap. 53
The Rebirth of Religion and Ethnonationalism in the Soviet Successor Statesp. 72
Religion and Nationalism in the Balkans: A Deadly Combination?p. 89
Multiculturalism, Religious Conservatism, and American Diversityp. 125
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