In many areas world wide, family among ethnic and spiritual teams that for lengthy classes coexisted kind of amicably are actually fraught with aggression and violence. This pattern has profound overseas implications, threatening efforts to slim the distance among wealthy and negative. Underscoring the necessity for sustained motion, George Rupp urges the secular West to reckon with the ongoing energy of non secular conviction and include the complete quantity of the world's diversity.

While individualism is a robust strength in Western cultures and a cornerstone of Western international coverage, it elicits powerful resistance in conventional groups. Drawing on many years of study and adventure, Rupp pushes glossy individualism past its foundational ideals to acknowledge where of communal perform in our global. maintaining the worth of groups and the effective position faith performs in lots of lives, he advocates new ideas to such international demanding situations as conflicts within the constructing international, source of revenue inequality, weather swap, and mass migration.

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