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Religion and Humane Global Governance - R. Falk

Religion and Humane Global Governance

By: R. Falk

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Published: 1st January 2001
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Falk argues that the failure to achieve what he terms "humane global governance" is partially due to the exclusion of religious and spiritual dimensions of human experience from the study and practice of government. The book begins with a section on dominant world order trends and tendencies with respect to global governance. This is followed by consideration of the extent to which these recent world order trends that are shaping the historical situation at the end of the second millennium are also creating a new, unexpected opening for religious and spiritual energies, a development that has problematic as well as encouraging aspects. This religious resurgence is also discussed as part of the double-edged relevance of religion to global governance. The final section argues in support of the inclusion of emancipatory religious and spiritual perspectives in world order thinking and practice, along with an enumeration of potential contributions.

[An] eloquent treatise on religion and globalization. . .[with] a sophisticated and nuanced discussion. "Publishers Weekly"

Introduction
The Religious Foundations of Humane Global Governance
Rethinking Secularism in an Era of Globalization
The Place of Religion in Upholding the Rights of Future Generation
The Monotheistic Religions and Globalization
Politically Engaged Spirituality in an Emerging Global Civil Society
Hans Kuuml;ng’s Crusade: Framing a Global Ethic
Gandhi’s Legacy for World Order
Our Millennial Challenge
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ISBN: 9780312233372
ISBN-10: 031223337X
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 191
Published: 1st January 2001
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.3 x 12.7  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.33
Edition Number: 1