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Battle between Faith Leaders and Secularists - Sunday Herald Article. 23rd Nov 2014

THE BATTLE BETWEEN FAITH LEADERS AND THOSE WHO WANT TO KEEP RELIGION OUT OF PUBLIC LIFE IS BECOMING INCREASINGLY BITTER

Scotland’s culture war: secularists and church head-to-head… 1,908 more words

Atheism And Secularism

A rejoinder to the AWL’s detractors

Pete Radcliff writes:

There are some particularly unpleasant sectarians in important positions on the left, in Nottingham and elsewhere, who vilely denounce my friends in the AWL (as well as me) as ‘Zionist’ or ‘pro-imperialists’ – because whilst supporting the Palestinians they advocate a 2 states solution for Israel/ Palestine – or they accuse the AWL of being ‘racists’ because they have always criticised ‘Political Islamism’. 95 more words

Middle East

English 10: The Crucible Intro Cont.

We shared out in our groups the information we had researched regarding our portion of The Crucible webquest. You will turn in all of your webquest notes on Thursday with the rest of the notes we will take then. 32 more words

English 10

English 10: The Crucible Intro

We began the day with a little story time regarding McCarthyism/the Red Scare and the Salem Witch Trials. We even watched this clip from Monty Python and the Search for the Holy Grail… 115 more words

English 10

The Red Scare

This is something that I’ve never really understood; McCarthy was so fixed on the idea of anti communism, not wanting communist supporters in and amongst the American people but his ideas and extremism sounded like that of a dictator. 381 more words

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Week of 10/28--Halloween, Witchcraft, and connections to the 1950's Red Scare

During Hale’s entrance in Act 1, Miller writes:

“Ours is a divided empire in which certain ideas and emotions and actions are of God, and their opposites are of Lucifer…Since 1692 a great but superficial change has wiped out God’s beard and the Devil’s horns, but the world is still gripped between two diametrically opposed absolutes” (33). 194 more words

Assignments

today's birthday: Arthur Miller (1915)

Arthur Miller (1915)

Miller was an American dramatist whose plays deal with morality and the pressures exerted by family and society. The Crucible, one of his most famous works, is a dramatization of the 17th-century… 58 more words