Globalisation and Religion

HideShow resource information
  • Created by: elliepeck
  • Created on: 13-06-15 12:24
View mindmap
  • Globalisation and Religion
    • Secularisation theology says that development undermines religion- Science, modernisation and technology ruin belief systems.
    • Fundamentalism
      • Giddens defines fundamentalism as a particular belief system which wants to return back to the fundamentals of itd religion
      • Takes scriptures of their religion as the literal truth
      • Giddens says fundamentalism is a reaction to Globalisation.
      • Giddens say that fundamentalism is the complete opposite of cosmopolitanism which are belief systems which accepts diversity and pursue personal and spiritual development
      • Bruce
        • Two Fundamentalisms; In the third world and In the West
      • Although fundamentalist religion detest globalisation d &modernity they still use modern methods to share their belief system such as the social media and televangelism
    • Cultural defence
      • Bruce
        • Religion can also be seen as a community which works together against a external threat
        • Examples of iran which created a Islamic state power to resist  globalisation from western countries from oil companies trying to introduce new laws
    • Hinduism and Globalisation
      • secularisation theolog says that scientifically educated, proseperous and middle class are the most like;y to adopt a secular view
        • Surveys show  Hindus are becoming MORE religious!
          • Nanda
            • Hesitancy to their new found prosperity which goes against some of the Hindu belief systems-mdenying materialism.
            • Tourism -Vists to shrines and temples
      • globalisation has brought huge economic growth to India cuasing ride in middle class. Hinduism is the religion of 85% of the indian population
        • Surveys show  Hindus are becoming MORE religious!
          • Nanda
            • Hesitancy to their new found prosperity which goes against some of the Hindu belief systems-mdenying materialism.
            • Tourism -Vists to shrines and temples
    • Clash of civilisations

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar Sociology resources:

See all Sociology resources »See all Religion and beliefs resources »