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Synonyms for separationist

a person who dissents from the doctrine of an established church

Synonyms for separationist

an advocate of secession or separation from a larger group (such as an established church or a national union)

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Jewish justices are more likely to be separationists in terms of church and state.
Contrary to common belief, the propaganda apparatus does not seem to devote a lot of effort to regulating news on political reforms, human rights, or separationist movements.
In the last half of the 20th century, the metaphor emerged as the defining motif for church-state jurisprudence, thereby elevating a strict separationist construction of the First Amendment to accepted dogma among jurists and commentators.
For separationists, "respecting an" expands the First Amendment's prohibition of government promotion of religion.
This is a chief motivation for some separationist opponents of the faith-based initiative.
Some scholars portray the Blaine amendments as an indictment of the separationist position, suggesting a bigoted anti-Catholicism as the sole reason for the rise of strict separationism in the period and the subsequent development of organizations like Protestants and Other Americans United for Separation of Church and State.
The philosophy that I advance in this paper is of the integrationist, not the separationist, type.
Israel's separationist policies, it should be clear, are not attempts to resolve the Palestinian-Israeli conflict: they are about managing it.
In sum, the contention linking conscience to nonestablishment via taxes may be important to the separationist position (and, arguably, to the distinctive American commitment to nonestablishment itself) in a variety of ways.
Second, the work-family conflict literature is broadly reviewed to gain an appreciation for two competing social perspectives on work--the integrationist and the separationist. (16)
Hitchcock's two-volume contribution to church-state scholarship will prove to be a cornerstone for accommodationist theory and a thorn in the flesh for separationist scholars.
Formicola, Segers, and Weber are least illuminating with respect to the deep conflict, within both the Supreme Court and the political culture, between neutralist and separationist visions of church-state relations.
The "wall," Dreisbach observes, has become "the central icon of a strict separationist dogma that champions a secular polity in which religious influences are systematically stripped from public life" (117).
(44) Hamburger almost shrugs off Everson and its progeny as the inevitable triumph of Jefferson's relentlessly separationist logic that had gradually gained adherence and adherents in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
While African-American studies carve out a niche in liberal arts programs across the continent, there are battles within, as disparate disciplines jockey for position using the uncomfortable ad hoc shelter of race or black experiences from a separationist standpoint.