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Against this backdrop of traditionalism comes Benedict's resignation - a sharp break with the past, one that is likely to shape future papacies.
Because a previous study(Hampton & Xiao, 2009) indicted that three cultural values 1)cultivation of good virtues (benevolence, humanity, and a sense of justice), 2) social traditionalism, and 3) cultural inwardness were related to attitudes of Chinese university students toward people with intellectual disabilities, these values were included in the current study as part of the independent variables.
To be clear, this is not intended to mean that Muslims do not care about individualist values or human rights as such, that traditionalism is inherently violent, or that Westerners reject outright all deference to religious symbols.
Traditionalism may cater to other appetites as well, as Sedgwick shows in his account of the career of one of its most prominent theorists, Frithjof Schuon, who accumulated "vertical wives" and whose Maryamiyya group celebrated "Indian Days" with "ornamented bikinis" as costumes for women.
It would suggest that conservatism as traditionalism has undergone a radical metamorphosis into something that it has long considered its opposite.
We have raised our children to be proud of themselves, their traditions, their country -- so they have this strong traditionalism but at the same time they were raised to be connected to the world, to strive and have a position in it," Dr Rima Sabban, a sociologist at Zayed University, said.
Modernization theorists see industrialization as the driving force behind value changes, such as the shift from traditionalism to rationality.
The Minister dwelt on a number of stipulations expressed in texts and in a number of interventions especially those relating to strengthening community ties and reading the holy book in the light of paternal traditionalism.
Applying aesthetic traditionalism to Conceptual art will fail because aesthetic traditionalism rejects Conceptual art.
James, deeply immersed in traditionalism, found itself face-to-face with an American pastor prone to change.
Insofar as traditionalism is almost entirely excluded from the list, it can be seen to be rapidly disappearing from Canadian society.
The Lib Dems somewhat perversely believe that they hold the high ground in this debate but in truth its swing to the right under Clegg, against feeble opposition, has made it a party deeply entrenched in liberal traditionalism.