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Author Warburg, Margit.
Title Citizens of the world : a history and sociology of the Bahaʹis from a globalisation perspective / by Margit Warburg.
Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2006.

Author Warburg, Margit.
Series Numen book series. Studies in the history of religions, 0169-8834 ; v. 106.
Studies in the history of religions ; http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n42024019 106.
Subject Globalization -- Religious aspects -- Bahai Faith.
Bahai Faith -- History.
Religion and sociology.
Author Warburg, Margit.
Series Numen book series. Studies in the history of religions, 0169-8834 ; v. 106.
Studies in the history of religions ; http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n42024019 106.
Subject Globalization -- Religious aspects -- Bahai Faith.
Bahai Faith -- History.
Religion and sociology.
Description 1 online resource (xxx, 592 pages, 18 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color), maps.
polychrome rdacc http://rdaregistry.info/termList/RDAColourContent/1003
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 543-576) and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents From the Global Perspective to the IndividualGlobal Centre and Global Periphery -- Studying the Baha�is -- Sources for the Study of the Baha�is -- The Baha�i Language -- Some Considerations on Methodology -- Issues of Terminology -- CHAPTER TWO APPROACHES TO BABI AND BAHA�I STUDIES -- Early European Studies of Babism and Baha�i -- Josef Arthur de Gobineau -- E. G. Browne -- The Baha�i Ambivalence towards Browne -- A.-L.-M. Nicolas and Later Scholars -- Babi and Baha�i Studies Resumed -- General Monographs, Surveys and Source Compilations
CONTENTS -- LIST OF FIGURES, TABLES, MAPS AND ILLUSTRATIONS -- PREFACE -- CHAPTER ONE WHEN THE GLOBAL MEETS THE LOCAL -- Citizens of the World -- The Baha�i Religion�One of the Old “New Religions� -- The Historical Development of the Baha�i Religion -- The Baha�i Organisation -- The Baha�i Communities -- Contemporary Baha�i Beliefs and Religious Practices -- Social Teachings -- Globalisation and the Baha�i Message -- CITIZENS OF THE WORLD�Scope and Contents -- The Globalisation Perspective -- The Making of Baha�i into a Global Religion
Surveys and Encyclopaedic WorksPublished Sources of Babi and Baha�i History -- Histories of Western Baha�i Communities -- Baha�i Theology -- Baha�is in the East -- Baha�is in the West -- Histories by the Baha�i Leadership -- New Religious Movement or World Religion? -- The Review Controversy and its Background -- The Harmony of Science and Religion? -- A Parallel in the Study of Christianity -- CHAPTER THREE DEVELOPMENT OF A GLOBALISATION PERSPECTIVE -- Characteristics of Globalisation -- The Historical Uniqueness of Globalisation
Approaches to GlobalisationFrom World System Theories to Globalisation Theories -- Roland Robertson�s Concept of Relativisation -- Peter Beyer�s Approach -- Roland Robertson�s Global Field Model -- A Theory or a Model? -- An Evaluation of Roland Robertson�s Global Field Model -- The “Societal Level� in Robertson�s Global Field Model -- Totality and Dynamics of the Global Field Model -- Robertson�s Global Field Model in a Historical Perspective -- The Emergence of Baha�i and the Take-off of Globalisation
Development of the Dual Global Field ModelTransnational Imagined Communities -- The Dual Global Field Model -- Generalisation of the Dual Global Field Model -- Summary of the Elements of the Dual Global Field Model -- Cosmopolitanism and the Dual Global Field Model -- GEMEINSCHAFT and GESELLSCHAFT Revisited -- Gemeinschaft and Gesellschaft as Ideal Types -- Robertson�s Use of Gemeinschaft and Gesellschaft -- The Gemeinschaft and Gesellschaft Aspects of Modern Societies -- A Model of Gemeinschaft and Gesellschaft as two complementary ideal types
ISBN 9789047407461 (electronic bk.)
9047407466 (electronic bk.)
9004143734 (alk. paper)
9789004143739 (alk. paper)
OCLC # 234309958
Additional Format Print version: Warburg, Margit. Citizens of the world. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2006 9004143734 9789004143739 (DLC) 2006042601 (OCoLC)64487295.