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Brexit | Europe | European Union | EU

The Democratic Secularization of a Political Religion – Another View on Brexit

When Zhou Enlai was asked about the implications of the French Revolution, he famously said: ”Too early to tell.” This is only an anecdote and  “Brexit” is certainly not a historical event on the scale of the French Revolution, but without any doubt,...

July 8, 2016

Fundamentalism Project | R. Scott Appleby | Brexit | European Union | elites | dissenters | Harold Isaacs | Idols of the Tribe | immigration | Pope Francis | Armenia | Turkey | ecumenism | interfaith movements

Convulsive Ingatherings

The text for our mid-year, mid-decade Sightings has been with us from the beginnings of The Fundamentalism Project of the American Academy of Arts and Science...

June 27, 2016