The pressure is also on the secularists
to find ways to work with Ennahda to build a better state.
In explaining why Turkish secularism is more assertive than French secularism, Kuru argues that multi-party democracy in France has allowed the passive secularists
to have relatively more impact on the formation of French secularism.
As in the 1950s, the first decade of the 21st century so far has witnessed the expansion of CHP-led opposition from the Parliament to the streets, again in the form of secularist
That clandestine nationalist groups have tried to stoke conflict between the secularist
establishment and conservatives is also apparent.
One was the fear that Secularism did not provide an adequate basis for morality--and indeed some of the reconverts alleged that immorality was rife within the Secularist
How they are to perform this act of dissonance the committed secularists
do not explain, but if they are unable to do this, then religious believers have no legitimate claim to input on many public policy questions.
parties boycotted a parliamentary vote on Gul's candidacy in April, blocking his presidential bid and creating political deadlock.
In the 19th and 20th centuries, the Masons taught American middle-class men that, regardless of what the church said, there were many paths to God, and inculcated in them a highly relativized, hyper-nonsectarian spirituality--but not a relativized morality until the 1960s--that was secular in fact, though not secularist
In fact, conservatives and libertarians as well as liberals and socialists can be found in the secularist
paper-tiger dictator, despised by the Islamist lunatics behind the September II attacks.
The big question in the current Anglican crisis is whether the battle over Robinson, for all its emphasis on issues of sexuality that past generations could barely have imagined, is just another reflection of that age-old battle, or whether the ECUSA has rejected all Anglican orthodoxy in the pursuit of a sincere but secularist
devotion to sexual equality.
He was referring to the need for Catholics to actively counter the debilitating, soul-destroying, secularist
, pagan ideology which, with great arrogance, has invaded our society, including Catholic homes, schools, and parishes, and even houses of religious men and women.