A History of Orthodox, Islamic, and Western Christian by Dennis J. Dunn PDF

By Dennis J. Dunn

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ISBN-13: 9783319325668

ISBN-10: 3319325671

ISBN-13: 9783319325675

The publication finds the nexus among faith and politics this day and indicates that we are living in an interdependent international the place one worldwide civilization is rising and the place the world’s peoples are carrying on with to coalesce round a sequence of values that comprise powerful Western overtones. either Putin’s Orthodox Russia and areas lower than the keep watch over of such Islamist teams like ISIS and Al Qaeda resent and try out, in a principally languishing attempt, to frustrate this sequence of values. The ebook explains the present pressure among the West and Russia and components of the Muslim international and sheds mild at the motives of such crises because the Syrian Civil struggle, Russia’s aggression opposed to Ukraine, and acts of terrorism reminiscent of September 11 and the ISIS-inspired massacres in Paris. It exhibits that faith maintains to impact international order and that wisdom of its influence on political id and international governance may still advisor either govt coverage and scholarly research of up to date history.

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Nikolas Jaspert, Ph. D. (1995), is Professor for medieval background on the collage of Heidelberg. He has released at the background of the Iberian Peninsula, mediterranean historical past, the crusades, and on medieval non secular orders and concrete history.

Stefan Köck bought his M. A. , Ph. D. 2007 in jap historical past (Ruhr-Universität Bochum). in view that 2006 he's lecturer in jap background on the Ruhr-Universität Bochum and coeditor of the Bochumer Jahrbuch zur Ostasienforschung. His study curiosity is esoteric Buddhism within the jap heart ages.

Matthias Bley, M. A. , is a educating Assistant on the college of Heidelberg. His learn pursuits disguise notions of purity and defilement in medieval Christianity, the crusades and mediterranean history.

Contributors are: Aziz al-Azmeh, Matthias Bley, Sven Bretfeld, Miriam Czock, Licia Di Giacinto, Hans-Werner Goetz, Elisabeth Hollender, Nikolas Jaspert, Stefan Köck, Stefan Leder, Hanna Liss, Christopher MacEvitt, Hermann-Josef Röllicke, Paolo Santangelo, Ephraim Shoham-Steiner.

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