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Религија у глобалном вртлогу
Religion in a Global Vortex

Author(s): Boško Telebaković
Subject(s): Philosophy of Religion, Politics and religion, Social differentiation, Globalization, Sociology of Religion
Published by: Fakultet političkih nauka Univerziteta u Banjoj Luci
Keywords: secular; monoreligious and multireligious globalisation; fuzzy religion; Orthodoxy; Roman Catholicism; Islam; fundamentalism; Europeanisation; Balkanisation;

Summary/Abstract: Religions have been separated from a state, but they could have never been kept apart from the sphere of politics. They cannot be hidden from globalisation too, and are present in different forms. Only some world’s religions actively participate in globalisation and try to make their believers part of their globalisation projects. The Roman Catholic Chuch and Islam are strong enough to make an attempt to shape themselves as global religions and political forces, but obstacles are so big that they cannot reach their goal in the near future. Does the USA take multireligious approach and disturb all monoreligious globalisation? Can globalisation developing a multireligious approach be the most penetrating? What can be achieved by fuzzy religion being formed in the Western Europe? Localisation in the Balkans, serving globalisation, is taking place with religious communities participating in the process. The use of religion in globalisation easily causes political concussions.

  • Issue Year: 4/2014
  • Issue No: 7
  • Page Range: 205-218
  • Page Count: 14
  • Language: Serbian