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rural - Francesca
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posted 29 February 2008 11:16 AM      Profile for rural - Francesca   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
antidisestablishmentarianism

"the belief which opposes removing the tie between church and state."


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ElizaQ
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posted 29 February 2008 11:20 AM      Profile for ElizaQ     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
quote:
Originally posted by rural - Francesca:
antidisestablishmentarianism

"the belief which opposes removing the tie between church and state."


Ah...so that's what that word means.


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unionist
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posted 29 February 2008 11:20 AM      Profile for unionist     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
quote:
Originally posted by rural - Francesca:
antidisestablishmentarianism

"the belief which opposes removing the tie between church and state."


Well, with specific reference to the Anglican Church in the U.K., no?

In Canada, the same phenomenon would be called John-Toryism, or the Faith and Social Justice Commission, or antisecularfundamentalism.

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