Religious Perspectives on Globalization

Globalization is often talked about in economic or political terms, or in the spread of pop culture. But for religious leaders, our shrinking globe presents a challenge, and an opportunity. We explore religion and globalization, as part of Think Global, public radio's week of special coverage.


Wanda Deifelt, professor of religion at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa; ordained pastor of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Brazil

Rev. Richard Cizik, Vice President of Governmental Affairs for the National Association of Evangelicals

Tariq Ramadan, prominent Islamic scholar and author of the book Western Muslims and the Future of Islam

Rabbi David Rosen, advisor to chief rabbinate of Israel on inter-religious affairs; delegate of chief rabbinate to the Holy See



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