YOUR correspondent Janet Brown's well written letter concerning the argument between Alan Carter and myself over the role religion plays in the world (Views of the North, August 29) made a refreshing change to the usual zealotry
of those who claim to worship their particular god.
So, in one area we have neglect and in another zealotry
Their manager opens a pro-life cafe, complete with plastic fetus-topped swizzle-sticks (waved at the camera at every opportunity), not as a true reflection of pro-life zealotry
but purely as a savvy business venture.
Both have cultures that admire good government, revere brave public service, trust leading families to run things, and generally eschew ideological zealotry
Oh, he has partisans all right, but like Schoenberg's they have the glint of zealotry
in their eyes.
I look forward with relish to exposing the man's real agenda and challenging the unpleasant zealotry
which drives him on.
If you get past the offensiveness of thinking anything good will come of mass slaughter or the dubious belief that taking a page from the decidedly unironic book of Islamic zealotry
is the best course for our nation, the death of irony has some appeal.
It conjures up the old negative canard that has been at heart of much of Christian teaching about Jews and Judaism: The Jews of Jesus' time were wedded to static vindictive religious "Law" filled with zealotry
Cynthia Ozick described him as a "crazed Israeli, fed by zealotry
," and compared him to Colin Ferguson, the LIRR gunman.
Sunni insurgent groups, who turned their rifles against the al-Qaida network after its leaders became dismayed by al-Qaida's brutality and religious zealotry
in the country.
Muslim youth against the scourges of extremism, zealotry
Not only could he cope but he was filled with the annoying zealotry
of the newcomer.