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Fighting the Dictatorship of Relativism: The Pope's Role in the New Battle for Religion - SPIEGEL ONLINE - News - International

Fighting the Dictatorship of Relativism: The Pope's Role in the New Battle for Religion - SPIEGEL ONLINE - News - International | Religion and Public Discourse | Scoop.it
The criticism of Benedict XVI in Germany became deafening ahead of the pope's visit to his homeland. But those calling for reform want nothing less than for the Catholic Church to abandon everything that makes it unique.
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On Locke and Aquinas: Reason, Will, and Law | @ActonInstitute PowerBlog

On Locke and Aquinas: Reason, Will, and Law | @ActonInstitute PowerBlog | Religion and Public Discourse | Scoop.it
Greg Forster's latest response to Sam Gregg, Acton's director of research, on the utility of John Locke's thought today is up over at Public Discourse.
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Separation of church and state: Good for religion?

Separation of church and state: Good for religion? | Religion and Public Discourse | Scoop.it
The real question is why those who want to force their religion into every aspect of public life think that compulsion benefits either religion or government. (Separation of #church and state – good for #religion?
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Freedom of Religion? Calif. Couple Fined for Hosting Bible Study in Home

Freedom of Religion? Calif. Couple Fined for Hosting Bible Study in Home | Religion and Public Discourse | Scoop.it
A California couple has been fined by the city of San Juan Capistrano for holding Bible studies and religious gatherings in their home, which has some wondering about the future of religious freedom in America.
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Is There a Crisis of Secularism in Western Europe? « Religion and ...

Is There a Crisis of Secularism in Western Europe? « Religion and ... | Religion and Public Discourse | Scoop.it
Even quite sober academics speak of “a contemporary crisis of secularism,” claiming that “today, political secularisms are in crisis in almost every corner of the globe.” Olivier Roy, in an analysis focused on France, writes of ...
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Secularism and Its Discontents

Secularism and Its Discontents | Religion and Public Discourse | Scoop.it
Online version of the weekly magazine, with current articles, cartoons, blogs, audio, video, slide shows, an archive of articles and abstracts back to 1925 (Secularism and Its Discontents : The New Yorker
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Praying doctor up before GMC next week | National Secular Society

Praying doctor up before GMC next week | National Secular Society | Religion and Public Discourse | Scoop.it
The General Medical Council (GMC) is to launch an investigation next week into allegations, previously reported in Newsline, that a GP in Margate, Kent, upset a patient by offering to pray for them.
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Richard Dawkins - Secular Europe Campaign

http://www.secular-europe-campaign.org JOIN THE MARCH FOR A SECULAR EUROPE Professor Richard Dawkins on secularism and the Secular Europe Campaign's 2011 mar...
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Pope to youth: Resist secularism - Washington Times

Pope to youth: Resist secularism - Washington Times | Religion and Public Discourse | Scoop.it
Washington TimesPope to youth: Resist secularismWashington TimesMADRID | Pope Benedict XVI on Sunday called on 1.5 million young people attending a Mass here to become missionaries and to resist secularism, as he ended the Catholic Church's...
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Secularism and its discontents « The Immanent Frame

RT @SSRC_org: Secularism and its discontents: http://ow.ly/69xCI...
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Religion And Science Can Coexist, Scientists Say In New Survey

Religion And Science Can Coexist, Scientists Say In New Survey | Religion and Public Discourse | Scoop.it
A majority of scientists say religion and science don't always conflict, according to new survey results released by Rice University.
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Western secularity « The Immanent Frame

Western secularity « The Immanent Frame | Religion and Public Discourse | Scoop.it
RT @SSRC_org: Charles Taylor on "Western Secularity" from the recently published Rethinking Secularism, Oxford University Press/SSRC: http://ow.ly/6xbzp...
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A Rather Theoretical Look at Networked Counterpublics | MIT ...

A Rather Theoretical Look at Networked Counterpublics | MIT ... | Religion and Public Discourse | Scoop.it
Habermas's explanation focuses on the “bourgeois conception” of the public sphere, a view that touted that it had delegated an institutional tool to “rationaliz[e]” political authority by causing the state to be accountable to its ...
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Dangerous Talk » The Ninth Commandment

Dangerous Talk » The Ninth Commandment | Religion and Public Discourse | Scoop.it
The Ninth Commandment - http://t.co/EYQ2jGdY #atheism #Christianity #religion #belief #lying #p2...
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The Politics of Christianity and Secularism | ZIONICA.com

The Politics of Christianity and Secularism | ZIONICA.com | Religion and Public Discourse | Scoop.it
The Politics of Christianity and Secularism | ZIONICA.com http://j.mp/mU75Ey...
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Pope Benedict Travels Home to Germany to Combat Secularism | Daily News | NCRegister.com

Pope Benedict Travels Home to Germany to Combat Secularism | Daily News | NCRegister.com | Religion and Public Discourse | Scoop.it
Theme of Sept.22-25 Trip: ‘Where God Is, There the Future Is’ VATICAN CITY — Pope Benedict XVI…   (Pope Benedict Travels Home to Germany to Combat Secularism | Daily News | NCRegister.com http://t.co/MEtnTFtV...)...
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Holland: Burqa Ban Legislation In The Making

Holland: Burqa Ban Legislation In The Making | Religion and Public Discourse | Scoop.it
THE HAGUE, Netherlands — The Dutch prime minister says the government has drawn up legislation to ban face-covering veils such as the burqa worn by some Muslim women.
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Beyond moderate secularism « The Immanent Frame

Beyond moderate secularism « The Immanent Frame | Religion and Public Discourse | Scoop.it
RT @jonathandirk: Rajeev Bhargava responds to @TariqModood in “Beyond moderate secularism”: http://t.co/BULMj9tP via @ImmanentFrame...
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Are There Any Big Ideas Anymore? - New York Times

Are There Any Big Ideas Anymore? - New York Times | Religion and Public Discourse | Scoop.it
Are There Any Big Ideas Anymore?New York TimesNeal Gabler's article is remarkable for decrying the absence of ideas in public discourse over the last decade while providing, as examples of what we lack, Marx, Freud and Einstein; the greatest...
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On social disorder. - The Fortnightly Review

On social disorder. - The Fortnightly Review | Religion and Public Discourse | Scoop.it
The Fortnightly ReviewOn social disorder.The Fortnightly ReviewHis most recent book is The Order of Public Reason: A Theory of Freedom and Morality in a Diverse and Bounded World (Cambridge, 2011). His website is www.gaus.biz.
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