Until we make the distinction between what Episcopal Bishop John Spong calls "Christendom" and true Catholicism, the perversions of absolute monarchy
, like the divine right of kings to deflower virgins, will continue.
It is for this reason that it purports extremist ideas, like that the state does not accept partners, as well as views that are reminiscent of advocating an absolute monarchy
The UAE, which is ruled by a hereditary absolute monarchy
, deemed the content of Shehi's web comment to be a threat to the stability and security of the country.
The absolute monarchy
is the only country in the world where women are barred from driving.
Tajzadeh said the approval of but eight candidates by the Council of Guardians "has turned Iran's political system into the absolute monarchy
of the clerical leader.
Later that year, parliament adopted a new constitution which would bring an end to its absolute monarchy
, a move wished by the reigning King.
I believe that he forgot something important in this analysis--that in an absolute monarchy
only those who are perceived as essential to its preservation will have any influence.
The costs of war threatened to exhaust France's financial resources, provoking the greatest crisis that the French absolute monarchy
would face until the Revolution of 1789.
He emphasised the difference between constitutional monarchy and absolute monarchy
, which he later used to describe the situation in Bahrain.
Although Denmark had kings during the Viking period, absolute monarchy
was introduced in 1660.
The tax has been in the works for months as Africa's last absolute monarchy
seeks to rein in a deficit that reached more than 13 percent of gross domestic product last year.
Saudi Arabia, a key ally of the United States, is ruled by an absolute monarchy
which applies an austere version of Sunni Islam.
ally, is an absolute monarchy
that does not tolerate dissent.
Among her topics are Mediterranean slavery, manumission and absolute monarchy
, bombarding Barbary, liberation and empire from the Revolution to Napoleon, and the conquest of Algiers.
And if the muted reaction to one year of coalition government is anything to go by, don't rule out the party mood encouraging a return to absolute monarchy