Definitions

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  • noun advocacy of a policy of strict separation of church and state

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  • I know there are some Republicans who want to keep Mexicans from coming here (I'm not scared of them killing us, but I am wary the impact of their kids), while I haven't heard any propose denying visas to terrorist-producing countries, something like what Lawrence Auster has termed "separationism".

    Demonology in America: Reflections on the Primary Debate Transcripts, Bryan Caplan | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • As a reality of the universal Church, in virtue of the mutual interiority between universal Church and local Church, the movements are called to act in the particular Churches, enriching them and preserving them from the danger of "separationism" or of "localism."

    Archive 2008-05-18

  • Ta-Nehisi Coates pointed out on his blog at the Atlantic that Hitchens lied about what Michelle had actually written in her thesis, which was that Carmichael and Charles Hamilton had “developed definitions of separationism in their discussion of Black Power which guided me in the formulation and use of this concept in the study.”

    Big Girls Don’t Cry

  • Ta-Nehisi Coates pointed out on his blog at the Atlantic that Hitchens lied about what Michelle had actually written in her thesis, which was that Carmichael and Charles Hamilton had “developed definitions of separationism in their discussion of Black Power which guided me in the formulation and use of this concept in the study.”

    Big Girls Don’t Cry

  • Ta-Nehisi Coates pointed out on his blog at the Atlantic that Hitchens lied about what Michelle had actually written in her thesis, which was that Carmichael and Charles Hamilton had “developed definitions of separationism in their discussion of Black Power which guided me in the formulation and use of this concept in the study.”

    Big Girls Don’t Cry

  • In the case of Woolf, Elshtain stiffens her tone and accuses her of seeking to 'de-realise' rather than realise the citizen with her outsider, peaceful separationism.

    Arms and the Woman: Just Warriors and Greek Feminist Identity

  • Ta-Nehisi Coates pointed out on his blog at the Atlantic that Hitchens lied about what Michelle had actually written in her thesis, which was that Carmichael and Charles Hamilton had “developed definitions of separationism in their discussion of Black Power which guided me in the formulation and use of this concept in the study.”

    Big Girls Don’t Cry

  • But their strict separationism is not a “Jewish” response–that would be to have state-funded Jewish schools, or ensure that a Hebrew Bible and prayers without Jesus were used.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Is Neoconservatism a “Jewish” Movement?:

  • For now, however, the "foxes" of elitism and separationism are guarding the "henhouse" of NC diversity.

    Congress of Neighborhoods Dog-and-Pony Show

  • ADDED: Archaeoblog likes my blog/scholarship separationism.

    Archive 2006-09-01

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