About the Author
Mark Juergensmeyer is Professor of Sociology and Global Studies and Founding Director and Fellow of the Orfalea Center for Global and International Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara.
Dinah Griego is Project Coordinator of the Luce Project on the Role of Religion in Global Civil Society at the Orfalea Center for Global and International Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara.
John Soboslai is a PhD candidate in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara.
Table of Contents
Introduction: Thinking about Religion in the Global Age
1 • The Social Turmoil of the Twenty-First Century: Crises of Identity, Accountability, and Security
2 • Religion Tumbles and Turns: How Religion Has Been Affected by Global Forces
3 • Religion Resists and Soothes: Religious Responses to Globalization
4 • Cosmopolitan Religion at Work: How Religious Values Support Global Citizenship
5 • The Annoying Certainty of Global Views: The Dangers of Cultural Imperialism
Conclusion: God in the Global Square
List of Workshop Participants