The Strength of Democracy

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Conservative nationalism is essentially nostalgic and backward-looking, reflecting upon a pastage of national glory or triumph. Years later when God gave our church a vision to plant 1,000 churches, the first thing I did was sit down with those first planters. So, too, the spiritual influence of the young lives touched through the camping ministry of Lake Yale Baptist Conference Center emanates in ever-widening circles throughout the Sunshine State and beyond. “We have heard countless testimonies from youth about how the Hispanic youth camp ...

Democratization: Theory and Experience (Oxford Studies in

Laurence Whitehead

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Religious hostility was mostly confined to a few troubled regions where people with differing religious faiths shared the same area of land. When properly implemented and regulated, the democratic political system should in theory produce a series of beneficial objectives. By his count, he was arrested nearly 50 times across four states, spending time in nine jails. All the European nations have traditions of superior cultural attributes.

The Democracy of the Constitution, And Other Addresses and

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First of all, make no mistake: You should talk to your children about this. Society is therefore seen to be atomistic, composed of a collection of largely self-sufficientindividuals, meaning that the characteristics of society can be traced back to the morefundamental features of human nature. Blackwell, Indianapolis: Bobbs Merrill, 1963. –––, 1730. Anarchists generally regard religion as an institutionalized source of oppression.

Economic Democracy

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Ideology in this sense is not restricted to the secular and explicit political doctrines we usually associate with the term, but can include religion, culture, and the complex of moral values underlying any society as well. I am grateful the churches of the Florida Baptist Convention are setting the pace in the decisions ... We might be tempted to dismiss Puritanism’s political contribution to American civilization as worthy but not decisive.

Party democracy: Politics in an Italian Socialist federation

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And a Jewish party ( Židovská Strana ) was set up in an effort to provide this act of formal recognition with real content, particularly in the field of state support for an autonomous Jewish school system. This is associated with the World Commission on Environment and Development (the Brundtland Report) The Enlightenment: An Evaluation of its Assumptions. But it is not clear that nationalism rep resents an irreconcilable contradiction in the heart of liberalism.

The Disorder of Women: Democracy, Feminism, and Political

Carole Pateman

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Forsome, these developments mark the passing of the ‘age of ideologies’, implying that the majorideologies are now, effectively, disengaged from the political world they once interpreted andhelped to shape. It is interesting that some political leaders in the West have begun to "learn from the East" and use the rhetoric of this agenda in response to the perceived excesses of individualism and social deterioration. At the turn of 2010, a new teacher’s book, “What We Should Know about Main Ideologies of Today”, was published in Minsk to accompany the printed earlier textbook “The World’s Political Ideologies: from classics to modernity” (Minsk, Tonpik, 2007).

Approaching Democracy

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Ann Jones, a TomDispatch regular, went to Norway in 2011 as a Fulbright Fellow. Do our churches and the Southern Baptist Convention talk more about evangelism and prayer than practice evangelism and prayer? On the other hand, there are some elements whose influence we have to control during the interpretation of text, such as our prejudices and expectations that tend to impose particular and prejudged meanings over the text. C. �� 1973�1973aa-6) is a landmark piece of national legislation in the United States that outlawed discriminatory voting practices that had been responsible for the widespread disenfranchisement of African Americans in the U.

We the People: An Introduction to American Politics (Full

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The Left, as well as the rich, have raped the non-aligned White middle class without so much as a whimper.] One of the more egregious instances of corporate malfeasance involved DuPont, Ford, General Motors, ITT, and other companies whose factories in Germany produced tanks, bombers, synthetic fuels, and synthetic rubber for the Nazi war machine during World War II. Not only have they created a chain reaction of threats andresentments, but they have also inspired one another by closely linking ethnic identity toreligious fervour.

Transnational Democracy: Political Spaces and Border

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The pluses and minuses of ideology range from the vigor and fervor of true believers to ideological infallibleness. Methods: the most appropriate means and institutions to achieve the goals. Do national cultures and diplomatic styles affect interstate negotiations? But rather than linking meaning with representational semantics, Habermas takes a pragmatic approach, analyzing the conditions for the illocutionary success of the speech act. In The Book of the Dead we read that, in order to merit forgiveness, the just Egyptian had to be able to say, “I have caused no one fear.” Under these conditions, we shall in vain seek our great contemporaries in the ranks of the blessed on Judgment Day.

What's The Matter With Our Uncle Sam?: Or, Building A

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Across the United States on May 7, people of faith are coming together to observe the 64th-annual National Day of Prayer. When these are protected by the state, citizens should respectgovernment and obey the law. Thus, by denying, in effect, that Negroes are full human beings, these racists are denying that segregation and other forms of discrimination are really contrary to American social values.