Religion Today - for iPod/iPhone

Religion Today - for iPod/iPhone

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Religion is a powerful force in today’s world, as almost any newspaper or news broadcast will make clear. Inextricably linked with nationalism, popular culture, social norms and the lives of individuals, it touches almost every area of public and private life. This course examines many of the most exciting and controversial issues in religion today, including the impact of globalisation/Evangelicalism, feminism and environmentalism, and whether secularisation might mean the eventual death of religious practices and institutions, or whether New Age, Wicca and other alternative spiritualities might become the new face of post-modern religion. This material is taken from The Open University Course AD317 Religion today: tradition, modernity and change.
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Religion is a powerful force in today’s world, as almost any newspaper or news broadcast will make clear. Inextricably linked with nationalism, popular culture, social norms and the lives of individuals, it touches almost every area of public and private life. This course examines many of the most exciting and controversial issues in religion today, including the impact of globalisation/Evangelicalism, feminism and environmentalism, and whether secularisation might mean the eventual death of religious practices and institutions, or whether New Age, Wicca and other alternative spiritualities might become the new face of post-modern religion. This material is taken from The Open University Course AD317 Religion today: tradition, modernity and change.
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Religion Today

13 Apr 2010 | 51 secs

Religion Today

13 Apr 2010 | 51 secs

Religion in modern Sweden

27 May 2008 | 11 mins 18 secs

Religion in modern S...

27 May 2008 | 11 mins 18 secs

Egypt's return to Islam

27 May 2008 | 12 mins 18 secs

Egypt's return to Is...

27 May 2008 | 12 mins 18 secs

Buddhism in the Lake Dist...

27 May 2008 | 15 mins 45 secs

Buddhism in the Lake...

27 May 2008 | 15 mins 45 secs

Buddhism in Birmingham

27 May 2008 | 10 mins 28 secs

Buddhism in Birmingh...

27 May 2008 | 10 mins 28 secs

Keeping the youth in chur...

27 May 2008 | 11 mins 15 secs

Keeping the youth in...

27 May 2008 | 11 mins 15 secs

Testimony to God

27 May 2008 | 15 mins 05 secs

Testimony to God

27 May 2008 | 15 mins 05 secs

Assemblies of God church ...

27 May 2008 | 17 mins 18 secs

Assemblies of God ch...

27 May 2008 | 17 mins 18 secs

Worship service of the Rh...

27 May 2008 | 18 mins 32 secs

Worship service of t...

27 May 2008 | 18 mins 32 secs

Cassandra, the village wi...

27 May 2008 | 11 mins 15 secs

Cassandra, the villa...

27 May 2008 | 11 mins 15 secs

Glastonbury: three religi...

27 May 2008 | 29 mins 15 secs

Glastonbury: three r...

27 May 2008 | 29 mins 15 secs