Chapter 14. Has God Gone Global? Religion, Language, and Globalization

  1. Nikolas Coupland
  1. Annabelle Mooney

Published Online: 7 OCT 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444324068.ch14

The Handbook of Language and Globalization

The Handbook of Language and Globalization

How to Cite

Mooney, A. (2010) Has God Gone Global? Religion, Language, and Globalization, in The Handbook of Language and Globalization (ed N. Coupland), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444324068.ch14

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 OCT 2010
  2. Published Print: 6 AUG 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405175814

Online ISBN: 9781444324068

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Keywords:

  • Has God Gone Global - religion, language and globalization;
  • study of religion within context of language and globalization - multi-faceted tasks;
  • influence of the Global South;
  • hybridity, evident in dual spread of language and religion;
  • demographic religious influence - flowing from the South;
  • primates of the Global South - condemnation of liberalization of the Anglican church;
  • separating the sacred from the secular - a difficult task;
  • multi-modality, visual semiotics and work in computer-mediated communication - linguistics in exploring nuances of religion;
  • agenda of understanding and translation - an agenda for linguistics

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Southern Shift

  • Mixing It Up: Hybridity in Form and Function

  • Virtually Everywhere

  • Show Me the Money

  • Fundamentally Speaking

  • References