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Globalization and Pluralism

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Contrary to predictions of an increasingly secular world, in many ways the world has become more religious. These resources consider this phenomenon, asking how globalization intersects with the resurgence of public religion. Special attention is given to Catholicism and the Jesuits and how these institutions have shaped and responded to globalization and an increasingly pluralistic world.

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José Casanova

Senior Fellow
Professor Emeritus

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Jocelyne Cesari

Senior Fellow
Department of Government

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David Hollenbach

Senior Fellow
Walsh School of Foreign Service and Department of Theology and Religious Studies

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Globalization, Religions, and the Secular

How does globalization intersect with the resurgence of public religion? To what extent do we live in a post-secular world? The Globalization, Religions, and the Secular project brings together leading scholars across disciplines to explore different…

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October 3, 2022

Theology without Borders: Essays in Honor of Peter C. Phan (Video)

Duration: 1 hours 19 minutes

July 21, 2022

Discussing We God’s People with author Jocelyne Cesari (Video)

Duration: 8 minutes

April 20, 2022

Religions, Secularisms, and Public Spheres Part 2 (Video)

Duration: 1 hours 14 minutes


Book June 1, 2022

Theology Without Borders: Essays in Honor of Peter C. Phan

The essays in "Theology without Borders," an edited volume published by Georgetown University Press, offer a variety of perspectives across Peter Phan's fundamental work in eschatology, world Christianity, interreligious dialogue, and much more.

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