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The Rise and Progress needs to be read through the lens of Newman's novel appreciation of lay Christian secularity.
In the century that the laity have been accounted worthy to be both subject and object of theological reflection, conservatives and liberals alike have agreed that the laity's distinctive characteristic is their secularity.
SANCTITY AND SECULARITY DURING THE MODERNIST PERIOD: SIX PERSPECTIVES ON HAGIOGRAPHY AROUND 1900=Six PERSPECTIVES SUR L'HAGIOGRAPHIE AUX ALENTOURS DE 1900.
In a chapter in Sanctity and Secularity during the Modernist Period (1999, an earlier volume in the Subsidia hagiographica) and now in this two-volume work, J.
Secularity, Shopping and Social Status through Appearance," includes three chapters: "Denim--The Modesty of Clothing and the Immodesty of Religion," by Daniel Miller; "Modest Motivations: Religious and Secular Contestation in the Fashion Field," by Jane Cameron; and "Can We Discuss This?
Peter van der Veer, director of the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity, in Gottingen, and distinguished professor at Utrecht University, begins by exploring how, out of nineteenth-century imperial history, Western concepts of spirituality and secularity, as also of religion and magic, were utilized to epitomize traditions of China and India.
Many activists have been angered by the interventions of the Islamicrooted Justice and Development Party (AKP) in the Turkish education system which they allege have undermined the country's secularity.
Brian Leiter, a professor of law and philosophy at the University of Chicago, asks whether there are any reasons to treat religious and secular conscience differently, when and whether religiously mandated behaviour should get special exemptions from general laws enacted for secular purposes, and how far a state may go in suppressing religious expression to assert its own secularity.
Al-Riyadh newspaper discussed reasons for success of democracy in three Muslim countries: Malaysia, Turkey and Indonesia and failure in Arab states, attributing the success to these countries' secularity and enacting of laws taking into account the social differences and giving everyone equal rights.
The world must be conscious of the warfare that exists and must not be engulfed in the deception of a no-devil secularity.
To explore this paradox, International Intervention in a Secular Age engages with examples from around the world, and draws on interdisciplinary sources: anthropologies of secularity and IR, posthumanist political philosophy, ontology and the sociology of death.
Though nearly all of Turkey's people identify themselves as Muslim, its constitution calls for strict secularity in public life.