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Juergensmeyer, Mark

Works: 113 works in 576 publications in 7 languages and 24,319 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Bibliography  Encyclopedias  Bibliographies  Textbooks  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Handbooks and manuals  Reference works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Translator, Redactor, Author of introduction, Publisher, Interviewee, Commentator
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Most widely held works about Mark Juergensmeyer
Most widely held works by Mark Juergensmeyer
Terror in the mind of God : the global rise of religious violence by Mark Juergensmeyer( Book )

85 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 4,809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines such incidents as the 1993 World Trade Center bombing, the Tokyo subway nerve gas attack, and the killing of abortion clinic doctors in the U.S. to explore the reasons behind acts of violence committed for religious causes
The new Cold War? : religious nationalism confronts the secular state by Mark Juergensmeyer( )

23 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and Japanese and held by 2,329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forfatteren rejser spørgsmålet, om de religiøse konfrontationer med verdens verdslige autoriteter vil medføre en ny kold krig. Han maler i sin behandling af spørgsmålet et provokerende billede af, hvorledes de nye religiøse revolutionære kræfter ændrer det politiske landskab i Mellemøsten, Syd- og Centralasien og Østeuropa
Global religions : an introduction by Mark Juergensmeyer( )

19 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,016 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The essays collected here provide brief and accessible introductions to the major world religions in their global contexts. The volume begins with an introduction to the globalization of religion by Mark Juergensmeyer, and is followed by individual essays on Christianity, Islam, Judaism, Hinduism, Buddhism, and local religious societies. The book concludes with three essays reflecting on the global religious scene. Taken together, these essays provide a concise and authoritative introduction to the state of worldwide religion in the 21st century
Global Rebellion : Religious Challenges to the Secular State, from Christian Militias to al Qaeda by Mark Juergensmeyer( )

22 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and Italian and held by 1,368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why has the turn of the twenty-first century been rocked by a new religious rebellion? From al Qaeda to Christian militias to insurgents in Iraq, a strident new religious activism has seized the imaginations of political rebels around the world. Building on his groundbreaking book, The New Cold War?: Religious Nationalism Confronts the Secular State, Mark Juergensmeyer here provides an up-to-date road map through this complex new religious terrain. Basing his discussion on interviews with militant activists and case studies of rebellious movements, Juergensmeyer puts a human face on conflicts
Encyclopedia of global religion( )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 1,327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bringing together perspectives from the principal social sciences of religion, this encyclopedia give an overview of the globalization of religious culture and society around the world in both its historical and contemporary aspects
Encyclopedia of global studies( )

11 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Encyclopedia of Global Studies is the reference work for the emerging field of global studies. It covers both transnational topics and intellectual approaches to the study of global themes, including: the globalization of economies and technologies; the diaspora of cultures and dispersion of peoples; the transnational aspects of social and political change; the global impact of environmental, technological and health changes; and the organizations and issues related to global civil society
Buddhist warfare( )

15 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Buddhism has played a significant role in the current global rise in religious nationalism and violence, but the violent aspects of Buddhist tradition have been neglected in the outpouring of academic analyses and case studies of this disturbing trend. This book offers eight essays examining the dark side of a tradition often regarded as the religion of peace."--Jacket
Rethinking secularism by Craig J Calhoun( )

15 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,057 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This collection of essays presents groundbreaking work from an interdisciplinary group of leading theorists and scholars representing the fields of history, philosophy, political science, sociology, and anthropology. The volume will introduce readers to some of the most compelling new conceptual and theoretical understandings of secularism and the secular, while also examining socio-political trends involving the relationship between the religious and the secular from a variety of locations across the globe. In recent decades, the public has become increasingly aware of the important role religious commitments play in the cultural, social, and political dynamics of domestic and world affairs. This so called ''resurgence'' of religion in the public sphere has elicited a wide array of responses, including vehement opposition to the very idea that religious reasons should ever have a right to expression in public political debate. The current global landscape forces scholars to reconsider not only once predominant understandings of secularization, but also the definition and implications of secular assumptions and secularist positions. The notion that there is no singular secularism, but rather a range of multiple secularisms, is one of many emerging efforts to reconceptualize the meanings of religion and the secular. Rethinking Secularism surveys these efforts and helps to reframe discussions of religion in the social sciences by drawing attention to the central issue of how ''the secular'' is constituted and understood. It provides valuable insight into how new understandings of secularism and religion shape analytic perspectives in the social sciences, politics, and international affairs."--Provided by publisher
Thinking globally : a global studies reader by Mark Juergensmeyer( )

17 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 949 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this accessible text, Mark Juergensmeyer, a pioneer in global studies, provides a comprehensive overview of the emerging field of global studies from regional, topical, and theoretical perspectives. Each of the twenty compact chapters in Thinking Globally features Juergensmeyer's own lucid introduction to the key topics and offers brief excerpts from major writers in those areas. The chapters explore the history of globalization in each region of the world, from Africa and the Middle East, Europe, and the Americas, and cover key issues in today's global era, such as: Challenges of the global economy ; Fading of the nation-state ; Emerging nationalism and transnational ideologies ; Hidden economies of sex trafficking and illegal drug trade ; New communications media ; Environmental crises ; Human rights abuses. Thinking Globally is the perfect introduction to global studies for students and is an exceptional resource for anyone interested in learning more about this new area of study. (back cover)
The Oxford handbook of global religions by Mark Juergensmeyer( Book )

26 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a reference for understanding world religious societies in their contemporary global diversity. Comprising 60 essays, the volume focuses on communities rather than beliefs, symbols, or rites. It is organized into six sections corresponding to the major living religious traditions: the Indic cultural region, the Buddhist/Confucian, the Jewish, Christian, and Muslim regions, and the African cultural region. In each section an introductory essay discusses the social development of that religious tradition historically. The other essays cover the basic social factsthe communitys size, location, organizational and pilgrimage centers, authority figures, patterns of governance, major subgroups and schismsas well as issues regarding boundary maintenance, political involvement, role in providing cultural identity, and encounters with modernity. Communities in the diaspora and at the periphery are covered, as well as the central geographic regions of the religious traditions. Thus, for example, Islamic communities in Asia and the United States are included along with Islamic societies in the Middle East
Songs of the saints of India by John Stratton Hawley( Book )

15 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this volume the authors present the life stories and works of Ravidas, Kabir, Nanak, Surdas, Mirabai, and Tulsidas - six well-known 'saint-poets' of northern India who have contributed more to the religious vocabulary of Hinduism in the region today than any voices before or since
Religion in global civil society by Mark Juergensmeyer( Book )

28 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Religion in Global Civil Society' examines the interface between religion & politics in the 21st century & considers the proposition that religion is the enemy of globalization
Legality and legitimacy in global affairs( )

15 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legality and Legitimacy in Global Affairs focuses on the problematic relationship between legality and legitimacy when a nation (or nations) intervene in the work of other nations. Edited by Mark Juergensmeyer, Richard Falk, and Vesselin Popovski, this volume brings together a wide range of contributors with a broad set of cases that consider when such intervention is legitimate even if it isn't legal--and vice versa. Chapters cover humanitarian intervention, nuclear nonproliferation, military intervention, international criminal tribunals, interventions driven by environmental concerns, and the export of democracy. The book argues that while some interventions may not be technically legal, they may well be legitimate (e.g. Kosovo), and also concentrates on establishing the grounds for legitimate intervention. Some cases, like Iraq, fail the test. Transnational intervention by states and international institutions has increased since the globalization wave of the of the 1990's and especially since 9/11. This book, by focusing on a diverse array of cases, establishes a clear framework for judging the legitimacy of such actions
God in the tumult of the global square : religion in global civil society by Mark Juergensmeyer( )

11 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"How is religion changing in the twenty-first century? In the global era, religion has leapt into the world stage, though in contradictory ways. Some religious activists are antagonistic and engage in protests, violent acts, and political challenges. Others are positive and help to shape an emerging transnational civil society. A new global religion may be in the making, providing a moral and spiritual basis for a worldwide community of concern about environmental issues, human rights, and international peace. This book explores all of these directions, based on a five-year Luce Foundation project that involved religious leaders, scholars, and public figures in workshops held in Cairo, Moscow, Delhi, Shanghai, Buenos Aires, and Santa Barbara. In this book, the voices of these religious observers around the world are heard expressing both the hopes and fears about new forms of religion in the global age"--Provided by publisher
Gandhi's way : a handbook of conflict resolution by Mark Juergensmeyer( Book )

19 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Gandhi's Way is a primer of Mahatma Gandhi's principles of moral action and conflict resolution. In it one finds a straightforward, step-by-step approach that can be used in any conflict: at home; in business; and in local, national, or international arenas. The book sets out Gandhi's basic methods and illustrates them with practical examples to show how parties can rise above self-interest to find resolutions that are beneficial and satisfying to all."--Jacket
The Oxford handbook of religion and violence( Book )

21 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Violence has played a part in the religious imagination, from symbols and myths to legendary battles, from colossal wars to the theater of terrorism. The Oxford Handbook of Religion and Violence surveys intersections between religion and violence throughout history and around the world. Forty original essays in this volume include overviews of major religious traditions, showing how violence is justified within the literary and theological foundations of the tradition, how it is used symbolically and in ritual practice, and how social acts of violence and warfare have been justified by religious ideas. The essays also examine patterns and themes relating to religious violence, such as sacrifice and martyrdom, which are explored in cross-disciplinary or regional analyses; and offer major analytic approaches, from literary to social scientific studies. Contributors to this volume, thinkers who are forging new directions in theory and analysis related to religion and violence, provide novel insights
Fighting with Gandhi by Mark Juergensmeyer( Book )

4 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to resolving conflicts; a practical insight into how to bring Gandhi's philosophy into everyday life. One can be a fighter without being violent. A brief exploration on the thinking of other greats, such as Freud and Marx, Fighting with Gandhi allows one to enter into a personal journey with the greatest thinking of our time
A Bibliographic guide to the comparative study of ethics( Book )

12 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Religion as social vision : the movement against untouchability in 20th century Punjab by Mark Juergensmeyer( Book )

10 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Radhasoami reality : the logic of a modern faith by Mark Juergensmeyer( Book )

11 editions published between 1991 and 1996 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Terror in the mind of God : the global rise of religious violence
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Juergensmeyer, Mark

Juergensmeyer, Mark Karl

Juergensmeyer, Mark Karl 1940-

Jürgensmeyer, Mark

Mark Juergensmeyer Amerikaans historicus

Mark Juergensmeyer historiador estadounidense

Mark Juergensmeyer historien américain

Mark Juergensmeyer US-amerikanischer Soziologe und Religionswissenschaftler

مارك جورجنسماير، 1940-

مارک یورگنزمایر تاریخ‌نگار آمریکایی

मार्क ज्यर्गंसमेयेर

ユルゲンスマイヤー, M. K

ユルゲンスマイヤー, マーク

The new Cold War? : religious nationalism confronts the secular stateGlobal religions : an introductionGlobal Rebellion : Religious Challenges to the Secular State, from Christian Militias to al QaedaEncyclopedia of global religionBuddhist warfareRethinking secularismThe Oxford handbook of global religionsSongs of the saints of India