The Twenty-First Century Confronts Its Gods: Globalization, Technology, and War

The Twenty-First Century Confronts Its Gods: Globalization, Technology, and War


This ebook penetrates the assumptions of Western technological society and exposes the powers that govern it. The participants argue that it's a mistake to imagine that faith and trust were relegated to the personal sphere and are not any longer vital within the public and political domain names. They assert that the twenty-first century has a collection of recent gods the powers of globalization, know-how, the industry, and armed forces may possibly that reign along these of conventional religions. those are the forces to which the trendy period has granted ultimacy. This publication seems to be at how significant religions resembling Christianity, Islam, Judaism, Hinduism, and Buddhism play an incredible position in politics and society on either the worldwide and native degrees. the recent gods of know-how, globalization, and battle are proven to exacerbate the prevailing cultural divisions and spiritual strife that mark our time. through figuring out the significance of that that is held sacred, even if conventional trust or glossy perform now not stated as trust, the participants support us to appreciate our current scenario and challenges."

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