Religion and Globalization
This activity will enable you to •Analyze a social science question or issue using appropriate theory and method and recommend possible solutions to the problem. (Social Science Outcome #1)
Before participating in the discussion, please view the following videos:
•Globalization Revved Up Religious Fundamentalism? [Video file][1 min 52 sec]
•Faith and Globalization [Video file][3 min 16 sec]
•Paul Barrett: What are the Roots of Islamic Fundamentalism? [Video file][4 min 40 sec]
Your responses should draw on the module notes and the readings about Islam, as well as the videos.
Please answer the following questions:
•In what ways do American Muslims and the fundamentalists in Kurzman`s reading show "thoroughly modern" traits?
•Does Kurzman`s analysis offer any lessons for the war on terrorism?
Your initial post should be at least 250 words and must substantively integrate the assigned readings in the instructions with proper APA style formatting
Faith and Globalization Name Institutional Affiliation Faith and Globalization Faith is a religious belief in certain doctrines, based on spiritual anxiety other than attestation. Globalization, on the other hand, is the process of how people integrate and interact. Concerning this, the following discussion will analyze Kurtzman`s article on American Muslims and the fundamentalists. Kurzman mentions how Islam is viewed in America, and evaluates the issue of terrorism. In the west, faith is being seen as irrelevant and times being considered as a barrier to meeting