Religious Fundamentalism: Global, Local and Personal

Religious Fundamentalism: Global, Local and Personal

Peter Herriot

How does a spiritual fundamentalist come to include a counter-cultural international view?

Fundamentalism might be analysed from various perspectives. It is a kind of trust procedure which allows participants to make feel in their lives and offers them with an identity. It is a social phenomenon, during which strictly spiritual humans act in response to the norms, values, and ideology of the gang to which they belong. It is a cultural product, within the feel that diversified cultural settings bring about assorted types of fundamentalism. And it's a worldwide phenomenon, within the noticeable experience that it really is to be came upon far and wide, and likewise since it is either a response opposed to, and likewise part of, the globalising smooth world.

Religious Fundamentalism bargains with all of those 4 degrees of research, uniquely combining sociological and mental views, and referring to them to every other. Each bankruptcy is via a long case research, and those variety from a detailed textual research of George W. Bush’s moment inaugural speech via to a therapy of Al-Qaida as an international media event.

This booklet presents a finished social clinical viewpoint on a topic of significant modern value, and may be of use either to school scholars and in addition to scholars of the modern world.


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