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Politics Versus Religion: The Distinction Grows, as Does the Need to Respond

Politics Versus Religion: The Distinction Grows, as Does the Need to Respond

March 4, 2014 at 8:55 am 2 comments

by Prof. Patrick Garry: Religion continues to take a beating in the political arena.  In the wake of Governor Brewer’s recent veto of the Arizona law providing legal protections to business owners who, for deeply held religious convictions, refuse to provide services for same-sex weddings, the political Left has intensified […]

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The Culture Wars a-Comin’?

The Culture Wars a-Comin’?

December 20, 2012 at 7:00 am 1 comment

by Peter Smith Several recent events, both parochial and national, indicate the transformation underway in British public discourse. Every October since 2004, the Battle of Ideas has been run in London’s Barbican Centre, a trendy arts establishment in the heart of the City. The Battle is a weekend-long series of […]

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Aggressive Secularism at the Heart of the EU

Aggressive Secularism at the Heart of the EU

November 14, 2012 at 10:11 am 0 comments

by Paul Coleman “A secular society is not an anti-religious one. Rather, it is one where fundamental beliefs that we disagree about – beliefs that provide strong motivation to some but mean little or nothing to those who do not hold them – are left aside in public debate about […]

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