Globally, it means that while East remains entrenched in its 'newly discovered' religionism
, only one ideology remains unchallenged and uncontested - that of Atlantist neoliberalism.
In its detailed account of what evangelicals viewed as the inspired movement from "religionism
" to "tree religion," secularism emerged as the effective subtext of Religion in the United States.
A rising star among such clergymen, Arthur Stanton, felt that bringing a new "social" religion to parish work would demonstrate how obsolete Low Church evangelism had become, lie wrote to his mother in the mid-1860s how "religious thought was undergoing a great change." He "despised the religionism
of the old system," and while he "honoured and loved the good ...
Green affirms, "It is no accident, that where orthodoxy is found in modern America there also will be found a semblance of the traditional family [...] Periods of stable religionism
are also periods of stable familism" (1952: 377).
It's past time to do the same for the religionism
rooted in our language.
We talked - and argued a bit - about the problems of racism and religionism
. We talked about the difficult peace of the city.
To us this is a form of religionism
in which one or several religions claim to be able to mediate eternal salvation even after death.
When God was left out of the Constitution, the ministers of the country led a huge "revival" of religionism
, condemning Jefferson and others as atheists, saying that a vote for Jefferson was a vote against God.
It would be surprising in a Harwood book to find no content on religionism
. Like any militant nontheist (he doesn't like using "Atheist" as a personal identifier), he doesn't like religionism
because it so easily exerts detrimental moral influence that causes an assortment of cultural pollutions.
In the 21st century, dominated by the socially mobilized, secularized and knowledge-based nations across the world, religionism
of East (static and rigid like its retrograde MENA sibling) only further alienates, isolates and marginalizes that region.
In fact, I am confident any person who defines himself or herself as an Atheist, Freethinker, Rationalist, Secular Humanist, or nontheist (Harwood's preference over "Atheist") will like this book - except for those who are committed accommodationists and thus are offended by writing about religionism
that has an Ecrasez l'infame!
"And Then The Perfect Truth Of Hatred" is about the bigotry caused by religionism
's detrimental moral influence.
After all, the greatest obstacle to Secular Humanism is religionism
's "fraudulent and silly religious dogmas."
The second example shows the sharp edge of Harwood's style of analyzing religionism
that his readers will find so familiar.
Almost all the books are strongly connected to religionism
. It's a small quibble, and Harwood could most likely reply that my titles are not always wonderful.