The term transnationalism is frequently used to refer to a company that operates, and has networks, in more than one country, but it mainly indicates the movement of people or communities between nations. It is also often used to describe the relationships between the immigrants who live in a new country and the people from their home country with whom they maintain close contact this for various economic, political, or familial reasons. With regard to religion, transnationalism refers to religious communities that have a strong network between nation-states and which expand their services globally. This entry first discusses the definition of transnationalism in general and explores the foci of transnationalism. It then explains transnational religious movements (TRMs) as one example of a rapidly growing subject ...

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