Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Introduction: Rethinking Religion and Globalization

    1. Abigail Green, Vincent Viaene
      Pages 1-19
  3. The Religions of the Book: Trajectories, Comparisons

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 21-21
    2. Christopher Clark, Michael Ledger-Lomas
      Pages 23-52
  4. Religious Internationals in Transition

  5. Religious Internationals in the Modern World: Limits and New Horizons

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 365-383

About this book


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'.


globalization history Islam religion society world history

Editors and affiliations

  • Abigail Green
    • 1
  • Vincent Viaene
    • 2
  1. 1.Brasenose CollegeOxford UniversityUK
  2. 2.Brasenose CollegeOxford UniversityUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2012
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-34006-4
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-03171-6
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