Global Institutions of Religion: Ancient Movers, Modern Shakers

Global Institutions of Religion: Ancient Movers, Modern Shakers

Katherine Marshall


This paintings fills an important hole within the present literature via supplying a concise advent to spiritual associations and an insightful research in their function in global affairs.

Focusing on formal associations in particular devoted to governing non secular groups, the paintings examines the intersections among non secular and different international associations, set opposed to the elemental query: why and the way do those intersections matter?

The paintings explores the function of faith inside of key concerns including

  • Human rights
  • Human security
  • International improvement and humanitarian relief
  • Climate change
  • Moral duties

The new kinds that non secular associations are taking, their healthy with human rights and democratic beliefs, their altering nature in plural societies, are a hugely suitable a part of the worldwide institutional photo and this publication is key interpreting for all scholars and students of world associations, diplomacy and faith.

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