Beyond Fundamentalism: Confronting Religious Extremism in the Age of Globalization

Beyond Fundamentalism: Confronting Religious Extremism in the Age of Globalization

Reza Aslan


The wars within the center East became non secular wars within which God is assumed to be without delay working on behalf of 1 aspect opposed to the opposite. The hijackers who attacked the United States on September eleven, 2001, concept they have been scuffling with within the identify of God. in line with award-winning author and pupil of religions Reza Aslan, the U.S., through infusing the conflict on Terror with its personal religiously polarizing rhetoric, is combating the same war—a conflict that can’t be won. 

Beyond Fundamentalism is either an in-depth research of the ideology fueling al-Qa‘ida, the Taliban, and like-minded militants during the Muslim international and an exploration of non secular violence in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. At a time whilst faith and politics more and more proportion an analogous vocabulary and serve as within the similar sphere, Aslan writes that we needs to strip the conflicts of our global in their spiritual connotations and handle the earthly grievances that often lie at its root.

How do you win a spiritual conflict? through refusing to struggle in one.

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Originally released as How to Win a Cosmic War

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