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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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Book July 15, 2020

EuARe Lectures: Annual Conference 2019

Edited by Jocelyne Cesari, who served as 2018-2019 European Academy of Religion (EuARe) president, this volume collects the lectures delivered at the 2019 EuARe annual conference on "Empowering the Individual, Nurturing the Community."


October 15, 2020

Religion, Magic, Secularity, and Spirituality (Video)

Duration: 1 hours 14 minutes

October 1, 2020

Secularism and Multiculturalism (Video)

Duration: 1 hours 4 minutes

September 24, 2020

Religious and Secular Global Dialogue (Video)

Duration: 1 hours 18 minutes