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SAM5120: Religion, Culture and Global Issues

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Person responsible for the course:Gunnar Harald Heiene (
Credit points (ECTS):10
Start of studies:
Department:Department of Education, Religion and Society
Examination support material permitted:List F 2


To access electronic literature when you are not at MF:

  • Beyer, P. (2006). Religions in global society. London: Routledge. Library. Hentet fra
  • Hiebert, P. G. (2008). Transforming worldviews: An anthropological understanding of how people change (p. 13-264). Grand Rapids, Mich.: Baker Academic. Library
  • Kim, S. C. H. & Kim, K. (2016). Christianity as a world religion: An introduction (2. ed.). London: Bloomsbury. Library /9781472569349
  • Ramachandra, V. (2006). Globalization, nationalism, and religious resurgence. I C. Ott & H. A. Netland (Ed.), Globalizing theology: Belief and practice in an era of world Christianity (p. 213-230). Grand Rapids, Mich.: Baker Academic. Library (Compendium)
  • Robertson, R. (2007). Global millennialism: A postmortem on secularization. I P. Beyer & L. G. Beaman (Ed.), Religion, globalization and culture (p. 9-34). Leiden: Brill. Library (Compendium). Hentet fra
  • Scholte, J. A. (2005). Globalization: A critical introduction (2. ed., p. 1-275). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillian. Library
  • Waardenburg, J. (2006). Christians, Muslims, Jews and their religions. I I. A. Omar (Ed.), Islam and other religions / pathways to dialogue: Essays in honour of Mahmoud Mustafa Ayoub (p. 1-21). London: Routledge. Library (Compendium)
  • Waardenburg, J. (2003). Muslims and others: Relations in context (p. 1-36, 241-272). Berlin: Walter de Gruyter. Library. Hentet fra

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