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 Separation of church and state - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Some secularists would allow the state to encourage religion (such as by providing exemptions from taxation, or providing funds for education and charities, including those that are "faith based"), but insist the state should not establish one religion as the state religion, require religious observance, or legislate dogma.
The opposite end of the spectrum from secularization is a theocracy, in which the state is founded upon the institution of religion, and the rule of law is based on the dictates of a religious court.
When the Louisiana state legislature passed a law requiring public school biology teachers to give Creationism and evolution equal time in the classroom, the United States Supreme Court ruled that the law was unconstitutional because it was intended to advance a particular religion, and did not serve the secular purpose of improved scientific education.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Separation_of_church_and_state   (8682 words)

State intervention not answering to their wishes, and the violent excesses of the Circumcellions being condignly punished, the Donatists complained bitterly of administrative cruelty.
In his correspondence with state officials he dwells on Christian charity and toleration, and represents the heretics as straying lambs, to be sought out and perhaps, if recalcitrant chastised with rods and frightened with threats of severer but not to be driven back to the fold by means of rack and sword.
In Geneva the pernicious theory was put into practice by state and church, even to the use of torture and the admission of the testimony of children against their parents, and with the sanction of Calvin.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/08026a.htm   (12683 words)

 Texas Dept. of State Health Services, Early Childhood Intervention and Rehabilitation Services Collections   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Interventions for young children with disabilities are more effective when the adults involved form collaborative partnerships.
Generating a comprehensive and accurate portrait of the behaviors, attitudes and skills of both parents and children, the LSP helps professionals establish baseline client profiles, identify strengths and needs, plan interventions and monitor progress and outcomes to show that interventions are working.
Then proven interventions are given that show how to better understand the child, how to help the child deal with anger, how to build the child's self-esteem, how to use effective behavior modification techniques and how to show the child ways to release anger.
www.dshs.state.tx.us /avlib/ecirehab.shtm   (11387 words)

 Background Research : International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignty   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Collection of essays arguing that the components of state sovereignty - recognition, territory, population, and authority - are socially constructed and vary in different historical circumstances.
Study of the legality of humanitarian intervention, examining the genealogy of the doctrine and arguing that as a legal concept it is incoherent.
States that the UN Charter's prohibition on the use of force remains weak as a result of the practical goals that nations are pursuing in defence of their national interest.
www.iciss.ca /04_Biblio-en.asp   (11605 words)

The caste system of Nepal is rooted in the Hindu religion while the ethnic system is rooted in mutually exclusive origin myths, historical mutual seclusion and the occasional state intervention.
The President is head of state, while executive power rests with the Cabinet, headed by the Prime Minister.
The unicameral parliament consists of the 30-member House of Assembly, which consists of twenty-one directly elected members and nine Senators, who may either be appointed by the President or elected by the other members of the House.
www.experiencefestival.com /indigenous   (1015 words)

 The Industrial Revolution - Features on thehistorychannel.co.uk
Trade thrived in England because there were no internal tariffs or duties on commerce, which was not true of the continental European states.
But the revolution also brought a need for a new type of state intervention to protect the labourer and to provide necessary services.
Laissez faire gradually gave way in the United States, Britain, and elsewhere to welfare capitalism.
www.thehistorychannel.co.uk /site/features/the_industrial_revolution.php   (1094 words)

 Justin Pfister: December 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Hence it is a mistake to define and dismiss the movement as simply a replay of traditional opposition to state intervention and expenditure.
Within the idea of the force is focus, forethought, wisdom, awareness and sensitivity towards things that you would normally not be.
A warring state forces us to choose sides of good and evil, a daily decision even today, and develop ideas of transcendence(god).
blog.justinpfister.com /archiving/2004_12_01_justinpfister_Archive.cfm   (6211 words)

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