By Dennis J. Dunn
The booklet unearths the nexus among faith and politics this day and indicates that we are living in an interdependent global the place one international civilization is rising and the place the world’s peoples are carrying on with to coalesce round a chain of values that include powerful Western overtones. either Putin’s Orthodox Russia and areas below the keep an eye on of such Islamist teams like ISIS and Al Qaeda resent and test, in a mostly languishing attempt, to frustrate this sequence of values. The e-book explains the present rigidity among the West and Russia and components of the Muslim international and sheds gentle at the explanations of such crises because the Syrian Civil conflict, Russia’s aggression opposed to Ukraine, and acts of terrorism corresponding to September 11 and the ISIS-inspired massacres in Paris. It exhibits that faith keeps to impact worldwide order and that wisdom of its impression on political id and international governance may still consultant either executive coverage and scholarly research of latest history.
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Its reintroduction of money, particularly the gold-based coin called solidus that was in high demand around the known world, not only enabled the government to maintain a reliable civil and military bureaucracy, but also added vibrancy to the Byzantine economy and sparked a broad expansion that was very popular with the military and civilian elites who wanted to be paid in money. With such leadership and resources, the Byzantine Empire had the most dynamic economy in the world in the fifth through the seventh centuries.
A History of Orthodox, Islamic, and Western Christian Political Values by Dennis J. Dunn