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Global Civilization Challenges To Society And To Christianity (Cross Cultural Theologies) by Leonardo Boff

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Published by Equinox Publishing (UK) .
Written in English


  • Christian theology,
  • Liberation theology,
  • Christianity - Theology - Ethics,
  • Theology - Academic,
  • Religion,
  • Christian Life - Social Issues,
  • Christian Theology - Ethics,
  • Christian Theology - Liberation,
  • Christianity - Christian Life - Social Issues,
  • Christian Theology - General,
  • 1970-,
  • Social history

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsAlexandre Guilherme (Translator)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages100
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8960214M
ISBN 101845530047
ISBN 109781845530044

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Chapter 06 - The First Global Civilization: The Rise and Spread of Islam; Chapter 07 - Part II Abbasid Decline and the Spread of Islamic Civilization to South and Southeast Asia; Chapter 08 - African Civilizations and the Spread of Islam; Chapter 09 - Civilization in Eastern Europe: Byzantium and Orthodox Europe.   Isis may indeed pose a radical challenge, but the “civilisation” it challenges is a global civilisation rather than a uniquely western phenomenon. In his new book, 21 Lessons for the 21st. Essential Humanities recognizes five especially influential historic civilizations. While some covered relatively little territory, the extent of their influence nonetheless merits the term "global civilization". This brings the list of global civilizations to a total of nine. After watching Parag Khanna's talk about The Future is Asian in YouTube, I picked this comprehensive and long book, Connectography: Mapping the Global Network Revolution, a + pages book which is a study on global supply chain links, how globalization is a win/win for all the countries and how our future lies in breaking down of physical barriers/borders between nations and how it is so important for /5.

Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data. World civilizations: the global experience / Peter N. Stearns [et al.].—6th ed. p. cm. Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN X (combined)—ISBN (vol. 1)— ISBN . The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order explains how the population explosion in Muslim countries and the economic rise of East Asia are changing global politics. These developments challenge Western dominance, promote opposition to supposedly “universal” Western ideals, and intensify intercivilization conflict over such.   Global Civilization emerged from a series of conversations between two peace advocates of Japanese and Iranian origin. It covers the encounters between Buddhist and Islamic civilizations from the 7th century to the present. For all their cultural differences, Buddhism and Islam share a surprising number of intrinsic : Majid Tehranian. That the whole network of civilization would collapse? Or do you think of it as having a broader, global audience? It is a book about the U.S. plus other countries. The United States is.