She went on to call Pakistan an 'unsecular
' and 'failing state.'
As different from competitive authoritarianism, Pakistan and Egypt are identified as "praetorian regimes in which military rulers overturn the legal and political rule of elected institutions through the application of emergency laws." Tunisia is categorized between the competitive authoritarianism and an "unsecular
democracy"; even though it promotes the free elections, the independent bureaucracy, and the freedom of press, it conserves some Islamic principles.
(94.) Rchard John Neuhaus, ed., Unsecular
America (Grand Rapids, MI: William B.
(1) See: Mark Silk, Unsecular
Media: Making News of Religion in America (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1995); Jay Newman, Religion vs.
Suspicious and uncomfortable about "inaccessible" or not readily accessible dimensions of life, it forgets that art is unsecular
, as is history (because it contains many depths and perspectives).
As I have noted several times, secular India has a very unsecular
and unsavory record on protecting minority groups.
Throughout the 1960s and '70s, Greeley produced a torrent of influential sociological works, including 1972's Unsecular
Man: The Persistence of Religion and 1977's The American Catholic: A Social Portrait.
I think this is a genuine opportunity for Turkey to come to terms with its unsecular
, oppressive policies of laicism and, having resolved at least on the basis of societal goodwill the headscarf issue now, Turkey is on the right track to democratize itself further.
The problem is perceived to be America's "unsecular
" path to modernity, which renders her both incomprehensible and undesirable to Western Europe as a partner in solidarity.
Strom Thurmond (R-SC) and Jesse Helms (R-NC), who put into the record their very dearly unsecular
purpose to help evangelical groups mobilize prayer.
The cities used to be theirs, with the masses they dismissed as backward and unsecular
safely confined to the hinterlands.
Media: Making News of Religion in America (Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 1995.