Titel: Religious Internationals in the Modern World
Globalization and Faith Communities since 1750.
1st ed. 2012.
XIV, 383 p.
Herausgegeben von A. Green, V. Viaene
1. Januar 2012 - kartoniert - 383 Seiten
Tracing the emergence of 'Religious Internationals' as a distinctive new phenomenon in world history, this book transforms our understanding of the role of religion in our modern world. Through in-depth studies comparing the experiences of Buddhists, Christians, Hindus, Jews and Muslims, leading experts shed new light on 'global civil society'.
Foreword Acknowledgements Abbreviations and Acronyms Notes on the Contributors Introduction: Rethinking Religion and Globalization PART I: THE RELIGIONS OF THE BOOK: TRAJECTORIES, COMPARISONS The Protestant International Old Networks, New Connections: The Emergence of the Jewish International Nineteenth-century Catholic Internationalism and its Predecessors The Islamic World: World System to 'Religious International' PART II: RELIGIOUS INTERNATIONALS IN TRANSITION Nationalism versus Internationalism: Russian Orthodoxy in Nineteenth-Century Palestine Muslim Internationalism between Empire and Nation-State Religious Internationalism in the Jewish Diaspora - Tunis at the Dawn of the Colonial Period Transnational Buddhist Activists in the Era of Empires PART III: RELIGIOUS INTERNATIONALS IN THE MODERN WORLD: LIMITS AND NEW HORIZONS The Hadhrami Sada and the Evolution of an Islamic Religious International, c. 1750s to 1930s A Religious International in Southeastern Europe? Activism as Engine: Jewish Internationalism, 1880s-1980s Protestant Ecclesiastical Internationals From State to Civil Society and Back Again: The Catholic Church as Transnational Actor, 1965-2005 The Global Sangh Parivar: a Study of Contemporary International Hinduism
SCOTT APPLEBY Professor of History and the John M. Regan Jr. Director of the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame, France AMIRA K. BENNISON Senior Lecturer in Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Cambridge, UK ADAM YUET CHAU University Lecturer in the Anthropology of Modern China in the Department of East Asian Studies at the University of Cambridge, UK WILLIAM GERVASE CLARENCE-SMITH Professor of the Economic History of Asia and Africa at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, UK CHRISTOPHER CLARK Director of Studies in History at St Catharine's College, UK, and teaches Modern European History in the History Faculty JONATHAN DEKEL-CHEN Senior Lecturer at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel, in the Departments of Jewish History and General History SIMON DIXON Sir Bernard Pares Professor of Russian History at University College London, UK CHRISTOPHE JAFFRELOT Senior Research fellow at CERI-Sciences Po/CNRS. He teaches at Princeton and Yale, USA, King's College and Sciences Po JAMES C. KENNEDY Professor of Dutch History since the Middle Ages at the Universiteit van Amsterdam, The Netherlands MICHAEL LEDGER-LOMAS Fellow and Director of Studies in History at Peterhouse, Cambridge, UK PASCHALIS M. KITROMILIDES has a PhD from Harvard University, USA, and is Professor of Political Science at the University of Athens and Director, Institute for Neohellenic Research, National Hellenic Research Foundation FRANCIS ROBINSON, CBE Sultan of Oman Fellow, Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies and a Fellow of Brasenose College, as well as Professor of the History of South Asia, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK INGRID THERWATH completed her Ph.D. on 'The Indian State and the diaspora factor' at the Institut d'Etudes Politiques Centre d'Etudes et de Recherches Internationales, Paris, France YARON TSUR Professor at Tel Aviv University, formerly at the Open University of Israel since its inception in 1975, where he headed the Modern Jewish History team, specializing in Muslim Lands, and in the ethnic problem in Israel.