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Globalization is a process whereby the institutions of our daily lives, including religion, are greatly affected. The term is commonly used to describe the current era. While the term globalization is notoriously difficult to define, it can be understood as the confluence of several factors, including communication connections, world economy, and migration. Technological advancements have permitted communication connections that are worldwide, allowing every corner of the globe to interact with one another instantaneously. The world economy, dominated by transnational corporations, has grown and become interconnected, leading to the erosion of national borders and the formation of worldwide markets. Opportunities and demands of the global marketplace have instigated voluntary and involuntary movements of people across borders. While reflecting on these factors, their religious dimensions and ...

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