Mark Juergensmeyer

University of California, Santa Barbara

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Director of the Orfalea Center for Global and International Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara; author of several books, including Global Rebellion: Religious Challenges to the Secular State and Terror in the Mind of God: The Global Rise of Religious Violence

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