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(of Catholics) refusing to attend services of the Church of England


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disagreeing, especially with a majority

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86) The dissentients said the regulation set up an absolute bar to fulfilment of a religious duty; (87) dismissing the contention that the wearing of the skullcap would affect discipline within the forces as 'surpass(ing) belief.
Any frustration that dissentient students experience at these points in the curriculum is primarily the result of the fact that they are attempting to exercise legislative agency in a place where they have none, regardless of the intellectual competence that Catholic schooling nurtures in them.
The vice consists accordingly in a violent conflict "between mutually dissentient parts of one people, as when one part of the civic community rises in tumult against another part".
It is still not confirmed whether Ahmad Zahid Hamidi was acting on his own accord or on the advice of Anwar Ibrahim when the uttered dissentient messages against Mahathir's administration criticizing the existence of "cronyism" and "nepotism", similar to the case of Suharto in June 1998.
Justice Crennan, in Harriton and Waller, wrote the leading judgment; Kirby J was the sole dissentient in both appeals.
The dissentient who rejected the first charge was Professor Hollis Cooley (Washington Square College of Arts and Science), a devoted civil libertarian who wrote a three-page explanation of his support for Bradley on each of the charges.
Such deterritorialization of rap and hip hop from its original sites in dissentient black urban neighborhoods of America has, of course, not always had positive ideological effects: Ice Cube says of the phenomenon of mass white listening to this music that "It's kinda like being at the zoo.
The clarity of logic, and the exact reference to events, polity and dissentient witness makes for a persuasive argument.
Having previously focused on unmasking those processes whereby the past is covered up, Meltzer and Thorne show that it is equally, if not more, imperative that the future remain visible in the dissentient telling of--and listening to--multiple, divergent stories.
More usefully, it affords professors the opportunity to pursue controversial or dissentient research without the fear of capricious or imperious retribution from either the institution or the state.
Section 93 is still valid under the Charter, which states "[n]othing in this Charter abrogates or derogates from any rights or privileges guaranteed by or under the Constitution of Canada in respect to denominational, separate or dissentient schools.
Moreover, while in the case of war the fight is between external enemies, and in the case of strife it is between one or a few against another one or a few other ones, sedition is between mutually dissentient parties within the same community (inter partes unius multitudinis inter se dissentientes).
When the ecclesiastical province of Quebec was created by Rome, with British assent, in 1844, the Maritime dioceses and vicariates apostolic were excluded from Quebec's metropolitan control since they were defined, unlike Quebec, as non-conquered territory in which the state had no right to interfere with dissentient religious groups.
American Antiquarian Society, 1990); Donald Davie, A Gathered Church: The Literature of the English Dissenting Interest (New York: Oxford University Press, 1978), Dissentient Voice: The Ward-Philips Lectures for 1980 with Some Related Pieces (Notre Dame, Ind.