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Title: Religion in the 21st Century


1
Religion in the 21st Century
  • Chapter 13

2
Terms/ Concepts
  • Exclusivism Inclusivism
  • Interfaith
  • Modernism
  • Pluralism
  • Globalization
  • Secularism

3
Overview Highlights these Factors
  • Globalization
  • Secularism
  • Religious Pluralism
  • Also
  • A Hardening of Religious Boundaries

4
Religion after September 11
  • American perspective Outsiders
  • Al-Qaeda
  • Pres. Bushs global politico-religious agenda
  • Pres. Obamas Historic Cairo Speech

5
Interfaith Movement
  • Religions quite different in the basics
    doctrinal issues, external practices, and
    cultural behaviors
  • Acceleration of Interfaith dialogue

6
Responses to Other Faiths
  • Exclusivism
  • Inclusivism
  • Pluralism

7
Interfaith Initiatives
  • Parliament of Worlds Religions, Chicago, 1893
  • Parliament of Worlds Religions, Chicago, 1993
    (100th anniversary)
  • Pope John Paul IIs Assisi Effort
  • Global Forum of Spiritual Parliamentary
    Leaders, Oxford, England, 1988
  • Ontario Consultants on Religious Practice
  • www.religioustolerance.org
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