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The Challenge of Postsecularism

bad priests” ( Kołakowski, 2002 , p. 13). I would like to mention a few names of agnostics’ answers in my questionnaire: the sociologist Zygmunt Bauman about whom I will say more later, the lawyer Ewa Łętowska, the sociologist Świda-Ziemba, the philosopher Jan Woleński, the literary critic Michał Głowiński, and the writer Stanisław Lem. And a few names of believers: the philosopher Elżbieta Wolicka, the publicist Jan Turnau, the sociologist Ireneusz Krzymiński, and the theologian Wacław Hryniewicz. Some, as Jerzy Prokopiuk, described themselves as gnostics. All of

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How to Respond to Conflicts Over Value Pluralism?

Introduction When it comes to understanding socio-cultural conflicts, including conflicts over values, the Netherlands offers an intriguing empirical case, which also helps us to understand similar developments in other West-European countries. Let me start with a recent example of such a conflict, which has caused a lot of social unrest each year since it cropped up for the first time in the fall of 2013. It is about the festival of Sinterklaas , celebrated on December 5. Although it has for centuries been the country’s most important children’s holiday

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Contemporary Religiosity and the Absence of Solidarity With Those in Need

identified themselves with some form of belief in God goes up to 50% ( Vido, Václavík, and Paleček 2006 ; Nešpor 2012 ). When the content of that belief is further explored, we see that only about 10% identify themselves with a traditional Christian understanding of a personal God, whereas up to 40% preferred to speak about some supernatural power, life force, or spirit (Václavík, Hamplová and Nešpor 2017, 13 n12). If we take away 15–20% of atheists, it leaves us still with 30–35% of people who either do not want to respond or do not know what to believe and what to think

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Myths and the American Nation: Jefferson’s Declaration and the development of American nationalism

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Corruption in Spain and Catalonia after 2008

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Trapped within the law. Will the Kurdish Jews return to their homeland?

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Perspectives of the Kurdish knot in the Middle East

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Geostationary Belt – State’s Territory or Province of Mankind?

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