Islam and Globalization

Islam and Globalization

  • 12 March 2002

The lecture focused on the sweeping revolution in
the field of telecommunications and its impact on
the cultural characteristics and economic interests of
societies. It also discussed the political developments
that helped globalization to emerge, including the
collapse of the Soviet Union and the fall of the Berlin
Wall. In dealing with the subject of globalization in
the 21st century, the speaker differentiated between the
concepts of globalization and universalism.
The lecture shed light on Islam as a world religion
that has reached the four corners of the world. A
distinction was made between globalization both in
theory and in practice and the speaker highlighted the
positive and negative implications of globalization for
Muslims.

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Tuesday 12 March 2002

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Tuesday 12 March 2002

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