Boundaries of Faith: Geographical Perspectives on Religious Fundamentalism

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Rowman & Littlefield, 2000 - Religion - 249 pages
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Boundaries of Faith explores religious fundamentalism as a social and cultural phenomenon, one whose influence has spread dramatically in recent decades. Indeed, religious fundamentalism has become a significant force in the cultural dynamics of contemporary societies around the world. This clear and balanced text focuses on the regional factors that encourage the development of fundamentalist movements and on the local and international consequences of the rise of such movements. Visit our website for sample chapters!
 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
FUNDAMENTALIST HEARTHS
23
GLOBAL VARIATIONS IN CONTEMPORARY FUNDAMENTALISM
85
GEOGRAPHICAL DIMENSIONS OF FUNDAMENTALISM
157
THE IMPACTS OF FUNDAMENTALISM
213
GLOSSARY OF TERMS AND GROUPS
231
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
237
INDEX
241
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
250
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Roger W. Stump is professor emeritus of geography and religious studies at the University at Albany, SUNY.

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