By James W. Skillen,Alice-Catherine Carls,Charles L. Glenn,Dennis R. Hoover,Rodney D. Ludema,Steven E. Meyer,Max L. Stackhouse
The essays during this quantity achieve past the mere description of phenomena to discover deeper currents of institutional breakdown and competing cultural drives which are extensively reshaping our global. masking subject matters starting from the recent Silk street to alterations at school governance all over the world, the authors provide a severe, historically-informed review of the various dynamics which are undermining or nullifying present paradigms of inspiration and motion. Drawing on their various backgrounds in economics, foreign affairs, ethics, historical past, schooling, and faith, the authors proportion the conviction that long-standing assumptions a couple of state-centered, secular-tending, economically converging international are in huge degree unsuitable. A paradigm shift is needed if we're to appreciate and constructively form the twenty-first century world.