In this essay, sociologist Peter Berger presents a picture of the cultural dynamics of globalization that are often driven by varied religious and ethical traditions.
Experts once predicted that as the world grew more modern, religion would decline. Precisely the opposite has proven true; religious movements are surging and driving "alternative globalizations" across the world. Two leading thinkers offer a penetrating view of how and why religion of all kinds is shaping the global economy and political order.
is Director of the Institute on Culture, Religion and World Affairs at Boston University, and author of many books including Many Globalizations.