Citations with the tag: RELIGIOUS fundamentalism
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- Power preying.
Stan, Adele M. // Mother Jones; Nov/Dec95, Vol. 20 Issue 6, p34
Presents an inside look at the Christian right's presidential strategy. Emergence as a force in national politics; History of evangelical Christianity in the United States; People behind the movement. INSET: Showdown in Des Moines, by A.M.S..
- Christians protest proposed `anti-missionary' legislation.
Stan, Adele M. // Christianity Today; 05/19/97, Vol. 41 Issue 6, p55
Reports on the on the proposed `anti-missionary' law that has galvanized the Israeli Messianic community and sparked complaints around the world. Explanation of the law; Formation of the ad hoc Messianic Action Committee (MAC) after the bill's introduction; Remarks of the committee spokesperson...
- Fundamentalism: A Potential Constituency for an Australian New Right?
Knight, John; Chant, David // Social Alternatives; Apr90, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p27
Suggests that the discrediting of the religious new right is waning. Combination in the movement of fundamentalism and support for social and cultural conservatism; Existence of a fundamentalist constituency; Link between people's formal religious affiliation and their beliefs.
- Beliefs drive racial hatred, violence against the `damned'.
Lieblich, Julia // National Catholic Reporter; 9/8/95, Vol. 31 Issue 39, p4
Presents several the leaders of various religious extremist groups in the United States. Attitudes of such groups towards racial diversity; Political objectives of racial hatred; Need for the federal government to deeply analyze the religious beliefs of extremist groups; Description of some of...
- FROM DOMINATION TO PARTNERSHIP RECLAIMING OUR FUTURE.
Eisler, Riane // Humanist; Sep/Oct96, Vol. 56 Issue 5, p7
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- What is sacred?
Klein, Jeffrey // Mother Jones; Nov/Dec95, Vol. 20 Issue 6, p3
Focuses on efforts by the religious right to reclaim the United States as a Christian nation. Violation of the most sacred American principle; Role of religion in moral regeneration; Relationship of religion to the state.
- Bible Thumpers Want to Repeal Rights Measure In San Diego.
Kelly, Brian // Advocate; 5/8/90, Issue 550, p20
Report that southern California fundamentalist groups intend to have San Diego's gay rights ordinance overturned through a referendum vote. Need to collect petition signatures from registered San Diego voters to place the measure on ballot; Prohibition of antigay discrimination; Comments from...
- Israel's `culture war' heats up in Jerusalem.
Peterson, Scott // Christian Science Monitor; 8/6/96, Vol. 88 Issue 176, p6
Focuses on secular Jews' efforts to counter growing influence of the religious right in Israel. Background on the battle over the control of Jerusalem's Bar-Ilan street; Background on the violence between the two movements; Impact of the election of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu; Background...
- Religious fundamentalism and human rights.
van der Vyver, Johan D. // Journal of International Affairs; Summer96, Vol. 50 Issue 1, p21
Examines the question of whether the belief on religious fundamentalism and human rights can ever be compatible. Distinctions between different types of fundamentalism; Properties of fundamentalism according to noted political scientists; Inconsistencies in the application of human rights norms.
- Emroz Khan Is Having a Bad Day.
van der Vyver, Johan D. // New York Times Upfront (Teacher's Edition); 1/21/2002, Vol. 134 Issue 8, p4
Reports the foreign relations between the Pakistan and the U.S. Impact of the religious extremism of Muslims on the suicide bomber; Obligation of the US government to help the young people in Peshawar; Proliferation of madarassas in Pakistan for the growth of anti-U.S. movement.
- Civilizing the Uncivilized In Post-War Iraq.
O'Reilly, Bill // Human Events; 5/5/2003, Vol. 59 Issue 15, p10
Comments on the problem of Islamic fundamentalism. Threat posed by Fundamentalist Islam to the world; Irrationality of Islamic fundamentalism.
- Putting a leash on dogma.
Lumby, Catharine // Bulletin with Newsweek; 9/10/2002, Vol. 120 Issue 6341, p28
Focuses on the religious fundamentalism at the universities in Australia. Arguments of philosopher William Connolly on fundamentalism; Role of religious beliefs in political debates; Price of religious freedom.
- The Case for Religious Pluralism in a Secular State.
TeSelle, Gene // Network News; Fall2002, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p18
Focuses on the implications of religious fundamentalism on the political life of a secular state. Case examples of religious fundamentalisms in various societies; Issues related to separation of religion and politics; Rise of various forms of ecumenism; Atmosphere of religious pluralism in the...
- Paranoia About Fundamentalists?
Rausch, David A. // Judaism; Summer79, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p304
Focuses on the paranoia of the fundamentalist protestants. Details on the thrilling events in Palestine; Effects of liberal Christianity on Jewish scholar; Requirements in accommodating Christian culture.
- Education, Religion, and the New Right.
Welch, I. David; Medeiros, Donald C.; Tate, George A. // Educational Leadership; Dec81, Vol. 39 Issue 3, p203
Focuses on the impact of a politically powerful religious right, that threatens the separation of church and state in America, on teachers and students in schools. Problems related to increasing pressure from religious fundamentalists groups to enact legislation to mandate prayer in public...
- Indian Christians Reject Report.
Welch, I. David; Medeiros, Donald C.; Tate, George A. // America; 2/21/2011, Vol. 204 Issue 5, p8
The article offers information on the rejection of a report clearing Hindu fundamentalists' responsibility for attacking Christians in southern Karnataka State and necessitating the government to have its own investigation by the Christian leaders in India.
- Keeping faith.
Stan, Adele M. // Mother Jones; May/Jun96, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p26
Discusses the emergence of local coalition of religious activists aimed at opposing the Christian right. Havoc created by the Christian right in the dispute regarding religious freedom; Purpose of the formation of the Fellowship Of Religions Working for American Reconcialiation amid Diversity...
- Religious Fundamentalism in India and Beyond.
Kumar, Krishna // Parameters: U.S. Army War College; Fall2002, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p17
Reports the existence of religious fundamentalism. Emphasis of the conditions of extreme socioeconomic retrogressions and distress; Elements of tradition and modernity; Sources of revelation.
- High Court Commended For Overturning Law On Creation Science.
Carrubba, Louis A. // Education Week; 8/2/1987, Vol. 6 Issue 39, p34
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Creationism Law in Louisiana Is Rejected by Supreme Court," in June 24, 1987 issue.
- Cult of psychoanalysis.
Young, Francis // New Internationalist; Oct2004, Issue 372, p2
Presents a letter to the editor in response to Robert Young's article "Why," in the issue of "New Internationalist," regarding psychoanalytic examination of religious fundamentalism
- 'Stealth Evangelists' Spark Controversy In New York, New Jersey.
Young, Francis // Church & State; Dec2002, Vol. 55 Issue 11, p17
Warns that 'Race Against Destruction,' an anti-violence program, is a cover for Christian fundamentalist proselytization in public schools in New York and New Jersey. Link to evangelist Joyce Meyer; Concerns expressed by education officials; Criticisms made by the Anti-Defamation League.
- The New Scarlet Letter.
Bacote, Vincent // Christianity Today; 11/13/2000, Vol. 44 Issue 13, p98
Deals with the prejudice towards fundamentalists. Common perception of fundamentalists; Things that give comfort to fundamentalists; Views on the lifestyle of Christians.
- Creationism in the United States.
Moore, Randy // American Biology Teacher (National Association of Biology Teache; Sep98, Vol. 60 Issue 7, p486
Discusses the challenges which evolution is receiving from religious fundamentalists in the United States. Belief of creationism; Results of a poll which was conducted by the National Science Board; Reason for the refusal of teachers pertaining to the discussion of evolution in their classes;...
- India's churches oppose China 'model.'
Moore, Randy // Christian Century; 10/25/2000, Vol. 117 Issue 29, p1066
Reveals that church leaders of the National Council of Churches in India rejected a proposal by Hindu fundamentalist group Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) to reorganize Christian churches in the country in a system similar to that adopted in China. Remarks from K. S. Sudarshan, leader of RSS;...
- Christians should leave public schools, CEE's Simonds says.
Moore, Randy // Church & State; Mar1998, Vol. 51 Issue 3, p20
Reports that Citizens for Excellence in Education President (CEE) Robert Simonds joined the crusade which was formed in an effort to encourage fundamentalists Christians to withdraw their children from public schools. Views of Simonds on the public school system; Comments from Simonds;...
- The Christians: Right.
Wood, W. C. // American Prospect; Aug2004, Vol. 15 Issue 8, p4
Presents a letter to the editor in response to the article "Bush's God," by Robert Reich that appeared in the June 2004 issue.
- Fundamentalists: the Party Poopers of the Universe.
Wood, W. C. // Quest: Wisconsin's Gay News Leader; 2/12/2009, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p16
A question and answer advisory on the comments of the religious fundamentalists regarding the relationship between religion and science is presented.
- FIGHT BACK.
Wright, Janet // New Humanist; Mar/Apr2006, Vol. 121 Issue 2, p40
A letter to the editor about a left-wing response to religious fundamentalism is presented.
- Uneducating the Islamic World.
Berman, Ilan // American Spectator; Jul/Aug2009, Vol. 42 Issue 6, p58
The article discusses extremist education in the Islamic world. In Pakistan a system of religious education has arisen that is fundamentalist in nature. Several extremist educational centers are known to have provided combatants to a Kashmiri terrorist group. These circumstances present a...
- In response.
Leavitt, Michael O.; Olsen, Bruce L. // Newsweek; 8/24/1998, Vol. 132 Issue 8, p14
Presents readers' letters in response to `Secrets in the Desert,' in the August 10, 1998 issue of `Newsweek.' Objection to the story's inaccurate reporting of the State of Utah's handling of allegations of incest and abuse practiced by a fundamentalist religious group; Objection to the story's...
- Hatred's New Haven.
Leavitt, Michael O.; Olsen, Bruce L. // India Today; 7/19/2010, p26
The article focuses on an attack by Muslim extremists against college professor T. J. Joseph at Nirmalagiri Church in Ernakulam, India in July 2010. The attackers chopped his right hand and escaped within minutes. According to Muslim groups, the attack was to avenge Joseph's role in a question...
- Recalibrating Academic Bias.
Yancey, George // Academic Questions; Jun2012, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p267
The article describes a proposed theory of academic bias. It discusses the controversy surrounding the notion that the political progressives and the nonreligious in academia are both overrepresented. It also looks into the belief that there is a huge difference between politics and religion...
- Religious Fundamentalism.
Donnelly, Rebecca // School Library Journal; Dec2009, Vol. 55 Issue 12, p141
The article reviews the book "Religious Fundamentalism," Hal Marcovitz.
- Leaving protestant fundamentalism: A qualitative analysis of a major life transition.
Brent, John S. // Counseling & Values; Apr94, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p205
Focuses on a study of protestant christian fundamentalism with emphasis on fundamentalists who dismiss the movement due to unsatifactory experiences. Description of fundamentalism; Characteristics of the culture of a fundamentalist church; Information on the participants.
- Militant Islam's New Stronghold.
Pipes, Daniel; Schanzer, Jonathan // Human Events; 11/11/2002, Vol. 58 Issue 42, p13
Discusses the spread of militant Islam in Indonesia, Bangladesh and Nigeria. Goal of the Free Aceh Movement in Indonesia; Results of the Muslim-Christian tensions; Aspiration of Islamists in Bangladesh; Plan of Islamists in Nigeria.
- Erev Rosh Hashanah U'vchen: And Therefore Sanctify Life.
Litvak, Richard M. // Judaism; Fall2001, Vol. 50 Issue 4, p398
Criticizes terrorism and terrorists under the aegis of radical Islamic holy war. Goal of Osama Bin Laden in unleashing terrorism; Role of Arab governments in the Middle East in the rise of Islamic religious fundamentalism; Brief history of a Jewish state in Israel.
- The American Jewish Community of the 1980s: A Different View.
Maass, Richard // Judaism; Spring81, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p156
Focuses on the predictions for the American Jewish community in the U.S. for 1980s. Statistics depicting the population of American Jews; Details on intermarriage problems faced by Jewish people; Impact of open and democratic society on religious beliefs; Concern of Jews on the growth of...
- Sin of omission.
Saletan, William // Mother Jones; May/Jun96, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p58
Discusses religious conservatives silence about the issue of smoking despite their staunch support for the need to protect children from dangerous drugs. How the tobacco industry provides the Christian right with a grassroots base and a Republican ally; Attitude of the religious right towards...
- Religious Wars?
Mojzes, Paul // Commonweal; 06/04/99, Vol. 126 Issue 11, p16
Deals with a short history of the Balkans. Significance of religion in the Balkan conflicts; Details on the early history of the Balkans; Reasons for the conflict in these areas.
- Christians Scorn 'China Model.'
Singh, Manpreet // Christianity Today; 12/04/2000, Vol. 44 Issue 14, p28
Reports on the opposition of Christian groups to the concept of a state-controlled church by the Hindu fundamentalist National Volunteer Group in India which was proposed in October 2000. Reason behind the proposal; Reaction of Christian leaders; Discussion of the issue on Christian conversion;...
- Iraqi refugees in a Damascus suburb: Carriers of sectarian conflict?
Paasche, Erlend // International Journal of Contemporary Iraqi Studies; Jun2011, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p247
The Iraqi exodus has invoked security concerns among many international observers. Sectarian violence in Iraq prompted fears that the new arrivals in Syria, the main destination country for Iraqi refugees, would bring sectarian conflict. No such development has taken place, prompting questions...
- ST. FRANCIS SCHOOL: A NOSTALGIC CENTURY.
C'de Baca, George // La Herencia; 2002, Vol. 33, p33
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of attending classes at the St. Francis School in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
- A PRAYER FOR INDONESIA.
Hitchens, Christopher // Vanity Fair; Jan2004, Issue 521, p44
Discusses the emergence of Arab fundamentalism as a political force in the predominantly Muslim population of Indonesia in 2003. Historical background on Arab fundamentalism and the political system of Indonesia; Threat posed by chauvinist Muslim fundamentalism on Indonesia' economy;...
- God's country.
Macleod, Scott; Radwan, Amany // Time International (South Pacific Edition); 4/13/1998, Issue 15, p128
Focuses on religious fundamentalism. Mohammed Abdul Koddus in Egypt representing a modern brand of Islamic activism; Background on Abdul Koddus.
- Discussion Questions for 10th May 2010.
Quinn, John // Catholic New Times; 5/10/2010, p17
The article presents discussion questions for articles in the May 10, 2010 issue including one on literalist and fundamentalist ideas in "When You Play With Fire, Expect to Get Burned," one on "Support the Robin Hood Tax," and one on catechesis in a Catholic school in "Tying Shoelaces."
- Promise Keepers: Patriarchy's second coming as masculine renewal.
Kimmel, Michael S. // Tikkun; Mar/Apr97, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p46
Discusses in depth an all male organization called the Promise Keepers which advocates Christian fundamentalism and male supremacy. Founder's background of Promise Keepers; Messages of personal responsibility and racial reconciliation; Building of strong marriages and families; Working in the...
- Another View: Bon Bons for Bryant.
Schauer, John // Advocate; 6/15/77, Issue 217, p18
Focuses on the role of religious fundamentalists in hampering the passage of civil rights bill in the legislature. Negative views on fundamentalism according to sacred scriptures; Characteristics of fundamentalists; Views of the author about religious fundamentalists.
- Two visions of Israel up for grabs.
Prusher, Ilene R. // Christian Science Monitor; 5/13/99, Vol. 91 Issue 117, p6
Reports that the campaign in Israel for elections taking place in May of 1999 is highlighting the growing gap between secular and religious Israelis. The growing sentiment that the religious fundamentalists hold a disproportionate amount of political power in Israel; The Shinui (Change) Party,...
- The Fundamentalists.
Bulliet, Richard W. // National Interest; Mar/Apr2011, Issue 112, p33
The article presents an examination into the dichotomy between secularists and so-called religious "fundamentalists" in modern history. A comparative history of the 18th-century Wahhabi movement of Saudi Arabia and the Methodist movement in England is presented, comparing and contrasting the...
- Israel: Women attacke by Orthodox fundamentalist Jewish men.
Bulliet, Richard W. // Women's International Network News; Autumn96, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p59
Reports on attacks launched by orthodox fundamentalist Jewish men against women in Israel whom they believe have offended God by dressing immodestly. Retaliation by vigilante groups of moderate Israelis; Rift between Israelis favoring a tolerant, secular society and those demanding for stricter...