On Secularism

On Secularism

. What is secularism? This political system or ideology can be variously understood – 1. A State without religion 2. A convenient apportioning of powers between State and religious authorities 3. A State treating all religions equally without itself aligning with any one particular religion 4. State suppression of religion In […]

 

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