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The Freedom to do God's Will

Religious Fundamentalism and Social Change

The Freedom to do God's Will by James Busuttil
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Under the auspices of top international commentators, The Freedom to do God's Will considers the global impact of fundamentalism on religious traditions including Hinduism, Buddhism, Mormonism, Christianity, Judaism and Islam. With special reference to human rights issues, women's rights and the influence of social factors, it brings a new dimension to a field of study often dominated by purely religious or political perspectives, whilst challenging received ideas about the violence and conservatism of fundamentalist movements. Illustrated with original case studies, the ten investigative essays from a multicultural panel of experts, each with specific local and academic knowledge of the faiths and issues they discuss, offer an intimate and highly specific portrait of why and how fundamentalism occurs.
Taylor and Francis; September 2003
272 pages; ISBN 9781134490103
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Title: The Freedom to do God's Will
Author: James Busuttil; Gerrie ter Haar
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