NNA - Mufti of the Republic, Sheikh Abdellatif Derian said at the opening of the Muslim-Christian dialogue held in Athens that both Christian and Muslim leaders in Lebanon refuse to let sectarianism prevail or confessionalism
separate between them.
It would mean transforming the current system of political confessionalism
, quite in accordance with the Taif Agreement and also with the Constitution.
No to confessionalism
," the protesters chanted before being forced to abandon a planned march through the centre of Sanaa.
In addition to March 14, the PSP's Walid Jumblatt opposed that initiative as well, and while Aoun denied that this law would lead to more confessionalism
, he did not seem to understand that any changes to the law must be voted upon in parliament where such proposals were unpopular.
Maclean's intentions, though, should not lead to the misunderstanding that this book is a mere synthesis of previous scholarship; to his focus on the impact of confessionalism
and commerce on scholarly publishing, he brings fresh evidence and original insights.
Now, the conflict between the Arabs using sectarianism and confessionalism
as a pretext.
Al-Manaa spoke of "the convergence of views on refusal of any foreign interference with Syria's affairs and rejection of any form of confessionalism
that would tarnish the image of the Syrian revolution.
The Lebanese had expected the exercise in Bkirki would come out with a formula to consolidate national unity, partnership, common living and national integration, and not promote tribalism, confessionalism
Finally, the author eloquently raises questions of confessionalism
in the Diocese of Geneva, for instance its significance in one's understanding of the Catholic Reformation in the cities.
A request for foreign intervention would aggravate the problem because Syria would descend into armed violence and confessionalism
, while we at home are opposed to that".
The Lebanese even admit they're balmy malady- maybe that's what confessionalism
is really about: "This madness doesn't seem like ending anytime soon, now we're all set to break the Guinness record for the world's longest bar.
Attentive to the complexities of how public debate influenced policy, as well as the complexities of public views themselves, he addresses a broad range of themes, including understandings of the public's role in policy, the role of domestic politics in debates over foreign policy, differing views on alliances, issues of religious confessionalism
, the distinctive character of rural views, finance, and the role of commerce, among others.