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Secularism, art, and freedom

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Published by Leicester University Press, Distributed exclusively in the U.S. and Canada by St. Martin"s Press in Leicester, New York, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Secularism -- England -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Art, English -- 19th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [196]-205) and index.

      StatementDavid Nash.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBL2765.G7 N38 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 211 p. :
      Number of Pages211
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1705228M
      ISBN 100718514173
      LC Control Number92006531


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It clarifies that the book refers to “the most common use of the word: an approach to the ordering of communities, nations, and states” (1).

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Written in the wake of the widely publicised attacks by Hindu nationalist activists on the late M. Husain, India's most famous artist and a prominent Muslim, The Art of Secularism addresses the entanglement of visual art with political secularism.

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About the Book The concept of Secularism as known to the modern West is dreaded derided and denounced in the strongest terms by the foundational doctrines of Christianity and Islam. Both of these doctrines prescribe Theocracy under which the State serves as the secular arm of Church or the Ummah, and society is regimented by the Sacred Canon or the Shariat.

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No India is not secular. Nehru wanted a secular country, separation of religion and state which means: 1. No personal laws: if you want to have a relationship with multiple partners, go ahead, but the govt will not recognize it. No beef ban 3.

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He was employed for over 35 years as a Contracting Officer and Procurement Analyst with several US Government agencies including The Department of the Army, The Department of Justice, and The Small Business Administration. by Barry A.

Kosmin, Research Professor in the Public Policy & Law Program at Trinity College and Founding Director of the Institute for the Study of Secularism in Society and Culture. The idea of separating the institutions of the state, government and public life from the direct involvement and influence of organized religion arose during the Enlightenment.

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And art that makes us happy or makes us think is glorifying to Him.