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  1. Inderjeet Kaur

    A Secular Jesus Follower

    I read this article in the Huffington Post and was very impressed. Without a doubt, Jesus is one of the central figures in history. This article delves into how a non-Christian, perhaps even an atheist can be a follower of Jesus. As a Sikh, I ask myself is one could thus follow the teachings of...
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    World Sikhs Caught Up In France's Battle To Stay Secular

    Sikhs caught up in France's battle to stay secular By Abhik Chanda (AFP) http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5gvpHOc3xQ4lvz_DpQqm-61wW4lSw?docId=f543e88e-2876-47fc-9c79-70a1a51c1137 PARIS — France's Sikh community is ramping up a campaign for the turban to be allowed in...
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    Heritage Sikh Art: Reflections Of A Unique Spiritual, Secular Sikhism Identity

    Sikh Art: Reflections Of A Unique Spiritual, Secular Sikhism Identity See remarkable Photo Gallery at this link http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/08/12/sikh-art_n_1761653.html While Sikh art largely celebrates the unique spiritual and secular identity of the Sikh people, it also...
  4. Archived_Member16

    World In Israel, Spate Of Ultra-Orthodox Incidents Rattle The Secular Mainstream

    In Israel, Spate Of Ultra-Orthodox Incidents Rattle The Secular Mainstream First Posted: 1/9/12 09:12 AM ET Updated: 1/9/12 11:48 AM ET JERUSALEM -- If they hadn't been stirred already by the female soldier who was called a "{censored}" on a public bus, or the 8-year-old girl spit on by...
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    Humanism Religion, Secular Morality And Slavery

    Did Secular Morality Shame Religion Into Condemning Slavery? by MATT J. ROSSANO Slavery's depravity is so obvious to us today that it obscures the collective mental conversion required to achieve this bit of moral clarity. This conversion entailed a titanic shift from seeing slavery as...
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    Why Religion Is Better Than Secular Ethics For Human Rights

    by Rabbi Alana Suskin Secretary, Rabbis for Human Rights - North America Anat Biletzki, past chairperson of the Israeli human rights organization B'tselem, recently suggested in the NYT blog ("The Sacred and the Humane") that "religion, even when indirectly in the service of human rights, is...
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    Humanism What Is Secular Humanism?

    What Is Secular Humanism? Secular Humanism is a term which has come into use in the last thirty years to describe a world view with the following elements and principles: A conviction that dogmas, ideologies and traditions, whether religious, political or social, must be weighed and...
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    Sikh News Sikh School Bypasses French Secular Laws (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

    A new Sikh school opens in Paris today, set up after France introduced tougher laws banning the wearing of religious insignia in state schools. More...
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    Hinduism Is Yoga Debased By Secular Practice? (Newhouse News Service)

    Millions of Americans are practicing yoga to improve flexibility, strengthen muscles and relieve stress. But they also are co-opting an ancient spiritual philosophy, many yoga experts contend. A sacred practice, they complain, is increasingly being debased and commercialized...
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    SSC Examinees Fare Poorly In Secular Subjects (News From Bangladesh)

    School-goers and examinees do poorly in secular studies such as mathematics and science and languages like English or Bangla, compared with non-secular religious studies or peripheral subjects of little worldly import...
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    Sikh News Bangarappa Moves To 'secular' SP

    ... He had criticism to spare for the Congress, blaming it for ''double-talk'' on secularism, the Babri Masjid demolition and the 1984 Sikh riots. ... http://www.indianexpress.com/full_story.php?content_id=66246
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    Sikh News More Secular Than Thou

    ... I acquired the general's bio-data and photograph. He is the first Sikh to become COAS. His appointment puts an end to the false ... http://www.hindustantimes.com/news/181_1258102,00300003.htm