secularist


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an advocate of secularism

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At the beginning of April, the Ibn Rochd Center, a secularist think tank in Rabat, held a roundtable discussion titled "The Left, Islamists, and Democracy: Is Mutual Understanding Possible?
Secularists in both countries warned voters against trusting the Islamists and these subtle changes could have come straight from a secularist playbook on how Islamists would gradually insert more religion into the political and legal systems.
He said the party may offer the presidency, a largely ceremonial post, to Beji Caid Sebsi, a secularist technocrat who is now caretaker prime minister.
Turkey s judiciary has traditionally been a bastion of the secularist elite, which suspects the ruling AK Party of having a hidden plan to undermine the country s secular principles.
The European Union and United States condemned the move against Cumhuriyet, a pillar of the country's secularist establishment.
With the common enemy -- the secularist old guard -- defeated, there was little to hold the alliance together.
In fact, there was a time when Erdoy-an was hailed as the great democratic reformer against the old secularist establishment under the guardianship of the military.
The Iranian-born secularist is well known for her talks which highlight aspects of Islam she does not agree with.
Prior to the spread of these secularist conceits, freethinkers tried to get believers to think through the basis for their faith.
The need for a strong secularist defense of science is especially urgent, because many of the religious right's policy goals are intimately linked to a profound distrust of science and scientists.
It remains, however, that the most interesting challenges to secularist assertions about questions as profound as the nature of the person have not come from divine command theorists or strict biblicists.
Expect to hear a lot about Why I Am Not a Secularist.
Tom Sine, in what may be the best of his many books, describes a world that is increasingly driven by a secularist economic globalization (McWorld) that is in direct contradiction to kingdom values (Mustard Seed).
Though many militantly secularist organizations can point to Jewish members, there is nothing traditionally or characteristically Jewish about the rhetoric they employ.
Esposito and Voll avoid such pitfalls as well as that of attributing the difference to Western peoples' non-adherence to the given faith, to a secularist mentality.