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Globalization, Public Theology, and New Means of Grace

Max L. Stackhouse, 26 January 2003

Globalization is, in some senses, a very old phenomenon. Its earliest roots are in the spread of humanity from a very local environment to the far reaches of the earth. Each of these developments increased the rapidity of the globalizing process, anticipating what is happening now. However, the current form of globalization is new, in part because of its magnitude and in part because of its character.

Globalization, Public Theology, and New Means of Grace

Globalization is, in some senses, a very old phenomenon. Its earliest roots are in the spread of humanity from a very local environment to the far reaches of the earth. Each of these developments increased the rapidity of the globalizing process, anticipating what is happening now. However, the current form of globalization is new, in part because of its magnitude and in part because of its character.

Santa Clara Lecture, Winter 2003