The Global Economy and Religion: Contents, Specifications and Alienating Influences. Brief Considerations on the Phenomenon of Globalisation from an Orthodox Perspective

Manolache Stelian
unpublished
In his well-known and shocking discourse to the Harvard University in 1978, Alexandr Solzhenitsyn (1918-2008), in a surprising/controversial approach, lamented, under the effect of the new economic-political and socio-cultural conditions in the West, the new desiderate/idol of this world, for a better life, which imprint many Western faces with worry and even depression, which closes though it is customary such feelings of spiritual development (The entire discourse is permanently available on
more » ... he following address http://www.americanrhetoric.com/speeches/alexandersolzhenitsynharvard.htm). In the ranks below, we will try to highlight some aspects, specifications and influences of the global economy, influencing the alienation of the religious consciousness of the modern man.
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