By Mark Juergensmeyer

Why has the flip of the twenty-first century been rocked by way of a brand new non secular uprising? From al Qaeda to Christian militias to insurgents in Iraq, a strident new non secular activism has seized the imaginations of political rebels around the globe. construction on his groundbreaking ebook, The New chilly War?: spiritual Nationalism Confronts the Secular nation, Mark Juergensmeyer right here presents an up to date highway map via this advanced new spiritual terrain. Basing his dialogue on interviews with militant activists and case stories of rebellious activities, Juergensmeyer places a human face on conflicts that experience turn into more and more summary. He revises our notions of spiritual revolution and provides confident proposals for responding to spiritual activism in ways in which will lessen the violence and bring about an lodging among radical faith and the secular world.

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