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Global religious movements across borders : sacred service / edited by Stephen M. Cherry, University of Houston-Clear Lake, USA, Helen Rose Ebaugh, University of Houston, USA.

Contributor(s): Material type: TextTextSeries: Ashgate Inform series on minority religions and spiritual movementsPublisher: Burlington : Ashgate, [2014]Copyright date: ©2014Description: xiv, 220 pages ; 25 cmContent type:
  • text
Media type:
  • unmediated
Carrier type:
  • volume
ISBN:
  • 9781409456872
  • 1409456870
  • 9781409456889
  • 1409456889
  • 1409456897
  • 9781409456896
  • 1472407121
  • 9781472407122
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 201/.7 23
LOC classification:
  • BR115.G59 G56 2014
Contents:
Introduction to religious and global transnational service / Stephen M. Cherry -- The Redeemed Christian Church of God: African Pentecostalism / Afe Adogame -- The Gulen Movement: Sunni Islam / Helen Rose Ebaugh -- Soka Gakkai International: Nichiren Japanese Buddhism / Daniel A. Metraux -- BAPS Swaminarayan Community: Hinduism / Arun Brahmbhatt -- The Gawad Kalinga Movement: Charismatic Catholicism / Stepen M. Cherry -- Aga Khan Development Network: Shia Ismaili Islam / Karim H. Karim -- Bahá'í International Community: Bahá'í Faith / Mike McMullen -- Studying global transnational religious service movements / Stephen M. Cherry.
Summary: "Exploring how religious roots are shaping organizations that seek to aid people across political and geographic boundaries- "service movements"--This book focuses on how religious moevements establish structures to assist people with basic human needs such as food, clothing, shelter, education, and health. Examining a multitude of faith traditions with origins in different parts of the world, seven contributing chapters, with an introduction and conclusions by the senior author, offer a unique discussion of the intersections between religious transnationalism and social movements."--Back cover.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction to religious and global transnational service / Stephen M. Cherry -- The Redeemed Christian Church of God: African Pentecostalism / Afe Adogame -- The Gulen Movement: Sunni Islam / Helen Rose Ebaugh -- Soka Gakkai International: Nichiren Japanese Buddhism / Daniel A. Metraux -- BAPS Swaminarayan Community: Hinduism / Arun Brahmbhatt -- The Gawad Kalinga Movement: Charismatic Catholicism / Stepen M. Cherry -- Aga Khan Development Network: Shia Ismaili Islam / Karim H. Karim -- Bahá'í International Community: Bahá'í Faith / Mike McMullen -- Studying global transnational religious service movements / Stephen M. Cherry.

"Exploring how religious roots are shaping organizations that seek to aid people across political and geographic boundaries- "service movements"--This book focuses on how religious moevements establish structures to assist people with basic human needs such as food, clothing, shelter, education, and health. Examining a multitude of faith traditions with origins in different parts of the world, seven contributing chapters, with an introduction and conclusions by the senior author, offer a unique discussion of the intersections between religious transnationalism and social movements."--Back cover.

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