By Dennis J. Dunn
The ebook unearths the nexus among faith and politics at the present time and indicates that we are living in an interdependent global the place one worldwide civilization is rising and the place the world’s peoples are carrying on with to coalesce round a chain of values that comprise powerful Western overtones. either Putin’s Orthodox Russia and areas lower than the keep watch over of such Islamist teams like ISIS and Al Qaeda resent and test, in a principally languishing attempt, to frustrate this sequence of values. The booklet explains the present rigidity among the West and Russia and elements of the Muslim global and sheds gentle at the motives of such crises because the Syrian Civil battle, Russia’s aggression opposed to Ukraine, and acts of terrorism comparable to Sep 11 and the ISIS-inspired massacres in Paris. It exhibits that faith keeps to impact worldwide order and that wisdom of its impression on political id and worldwide governance may still consultant either executive coverage and scholarly research of latest history.
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