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  • verb Present participle of absolutise.

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Examples

  • And this Enlightenment assumption is powerful and attractive partly because of a collective memory of centuries of appeal to unaccountable and tyrannical religious authority, the refusal of the right to question, the absolutising of local and transient structures of power.

    Church Schools: a National Vision

  • And this Enlightenment assumption is powerful and attractive partly because of a collective memory of centuries of appeal to unaccountable and tyrannical religious authority, the refusal of the right to question, the absolutising of local and transient structures of power.

    Church Schools: a National Vision

  • The real opposition is between a classical Muslim and Christian acceptance of interpretation and reflection in charting the believer's duties in the public sphere, and the crude and violent absolutising of a single narrow cultural expression of faith, devoid of any positive sense of history.

    Religion, Culture, Diversity and Tolerance - Shaping the New Europe

  • The real opposition is between a classical Muslim and Christian acceptance of interpretation and reflection in charting the believer's duties in the public sphere, and the crude and violent absolutising of a single narrow cultural expression of faith, devoid of any positive sense of history.

    'Religion culture diversity and tolerance - shaping the new Europe': address at the European Policy Centre, Brussels

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