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‘From every kind of oppression’

‘From every kind of oppression’

John Hayward, December 2009 Modern slavery is thriving and millions of vulnerable people are subjected to debt bondage and trafficked across the globe. In many parts of the world, women are oppressed by honour killings, forced prostitution, genital excision, (sex-selective) abortion, and exclusion from education and literacy. The poor are exploited by unfair trade, and […]

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Secularisation: is it inevitable? by John Coffey

Secularisation: is it inevitable? by John Coffey

      Summary It has long been believed that secularisation is the inevitable by-product of Modernisation, and that the rise of modern science, pluralism, and consumerism is sure to usher in the decline of religion. This secularisation myth has functioned as a ‘master narrative’, shaping the way we look at the world. It has […]

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