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Thursday, April 05, 2007

ESSAY FOR GOOD FRIDAY - Religion in a secular society

Punchline: While the discussions / debates go on (left, right and above, and all-over media), Toronto Star (below) analyses the issues / concerns that face the Canadian multiculturalism.

Toronto Star, Apr 06, 2007, Michael Smith
Religious people should be free to propose public policy alternatives based on the ethics of their faith, provided that their position is rationally defensible, writes Michael Smith

What is a secular society and what is the place of religion in it? In Canada, now among the most multicultural and diverse nations on earth, that question is becoming more and more relevant each day.

The expression "secular society" has more than one meaning. But, also, our society is one in which more than one meaning is being put forward as a paradigm of what constitutes a life well lived. continue reading

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  • Secularism, Laicism, Diversity, Pluralism: What's In A Name?
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