Can We Move Beyond the Secular State?
AbstractThe article argues for re-consideration of the secularization so often in the West regarded as an essential condition for a democratic state. Its inbuilt incoherence and problematic consequences suggest that the term secular should be abandoned. Deep-seated reasons for objecting to such a proposal follow, discussing an affront to personal integrity, confronting intellectual apartheid and analysing abuse of religion. A way forward is suggested in learning to accept unavoidable levels of uncertainty, so that generous-minded dialogue can take the place of either/or thinking. View Full-Text
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Watson, B. Can We Move Beyond the Secular State? Religions 2015, 6, 1457-1470.
Watson B. Can We Move Beyond the Secular State? Religions. 2015; 6(4):1457-1470.Chicago/Turabian Style
Watson, Brenda. 2015. "Can We Move Beyond the Secular State?" Religions 6, no. 4: 1457-1470.