This broad work explores the changing world of religions, beliefs and practices. It discusses a wide range of issues and phenomena related to religion, including nature, ethics, secularization, gender and identity. Expanding the context, it examines the interrelationships between religion and other areas, including education, business, economics and law.
The book presents a wide range of examples to illustrate the changes that have taken place and led to a new global map of religions. With the introduction of the concept of a "changing world map of religion", the book first focuses on nature, ethics and the environment.
He studies the eternal search of mankind for the Holy One, and discusses the emergence of the "green" religion as a theme that intersects with many religions. The book then turns into the subject of Hajj, illustrating many examples from all over the world. In his discussion of the interrelationship between religion and education, the role of missionary movements is seen.
It explains the relationship between religion, business, economics and law by discussing the legal and ethical frameworks, financial and commercial issues of religious organizations. The next part of the book explores the many new "faces" that form part of the world's religious landscape and culture (Europe, Russia, Australia, New Zealand, the United States and Canada) and the global south (Latin America and Africa).
Asia). It does so by looking at specific population movements, diaspora groups, and the impact of globalization.
The following volume turns into secularization as a phenomenon occurring in the global religious north, as an emerging and distinctive phenomenon in the cities and regions of world and global capitals and the gates of the southern world. The last part of the book explores the changing world of religion with regard to gender and identity, the political / religious connection, and the new worlds associated with virtual technologies and visual media.