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Autobiografia lui Alice B. There is no question that in this conflict Islamic fundamentalism plays an important role, as does Jewish fundamentalism within the settle- ment movement. And does humanism count as a religion or not? If the authors had taken a look into the ethics books of Evangelicals, they would have found something else. Malina - Ingeborg Bachmann
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Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Back to top. The Anglican Church has been facing a worldwide split since a homosexual bishop was ordained in the USA. Are the majority of Anglicans thus fundamentalists, and the minority not? Where does that leave us?
Is it a situation where if you do not follow western liberal theology, you are a fundamentalist? It often thereby serves to stabilize the religious establishment.
The charge of fundamentalism often originates with powers interested in maintaining the status quo in society. We have already mentioned the example of the Dalai Lama, as well as the example of the relationship of the Catholic Church to Pentecos- tals. The Saudi Arabian ruling family, which has made Wahha- bism, one of the strictest forms of Islam, into the state religion, has pro- moted Islamic fundamentalism in its own country.
It did this as long as it was able to position Islamic fundamentalism against Arab socialism. But since Islamic fundamentalism began to stand up in the face of the govern- ment, and since Islamic fundamentalist attacks on the USA endangered economic relations, Islamic fundamentalism has been declared public en- emy No.
Are Mormons inherently fundamentalist, or only some Mor- mon splinter groups? It is often argued from a religio-sociological perspective that fundamen- talists are smaller groups within a larger religion.
Furthermore, they are seen as groups which break off from the majority because the majority has supposedly betrayed the basic principles of the religion. That is certainly often the case. But is that the defining factor? Can fundamentalism in a religion or culture not also become the majority position, as it is for in- stance with Islam in Iran, or in Sri Lanka in the case of Buddhism?
In the aftermath of the Iranian Revolution in , Islamic fundamentalism has determined the political and religious leadership of the country. At the same time, it seems that the Islamic state finds, in principle, the support of a majority of the population.
And when one looks at the most recent unrest in Iran, it only had to do with a somewhat centrist or more moderate variety of Islamic fundamentalism and with a conflict be- tween different wings of the clergy. The charge of fundamentalism portrays religious groups as mostly very one-dimensional and black and white — yet reality is for the most part less one-dimensional and rather more differentiated or even confus- ing.
If an individual only has a hammer in his toolbox, then the entire world is a nail. This proverb often applies to the charge of fundamentalism. It guides the search for a few features and topics in movements, and yet it rarely captures the actual breadth, history, and diversity of those movements. Everything sounds one-dimensional and logical when one only has one tool; in the reality of life religious movements are highly complex and even experts can describe them only circumstantially.
Why such large amounts of donations were invested here is difficult for experts to understand — universities do not fit with the message that the end of the world is near. At any rate these large universi- ties have long since outgrown their original propagandistic intentions and have in part brought about considerable scholarly achievements and change to the original anti-intellectual communities from which they de- rived.
Theories regarding the Danger associated with the Fundamentalism Concept 55 The charge of fundamentalism often throws all the various directions a religion may take into one pot.
To many readers and consumers of the media, the world of religion ap- pears to be very homogeneous, although according to history it has been highly differentiated and is today more fragmented than ever. I would glad- ly agree with the distinguished scholar of Islam, Peter Antes, and yet am unwilling to do so because the term fundamentalism is simply at a stage where it can hardly be eliminated: It exists neither as a universal phenomenon nor as an aspect within individual reli- gions.
Reformed Judaism is good, and Orthodox and Ultraorthodox Judaism are evil in the media. Even for insiders and especially for outsiders, it is practical- ly impossible to distinguish the many varieties of Buddhism, often in con- nection with other eastern religions such as Hinduism and Taoism. Which among them are fundamentalist and which are not is difficult to judge and mostly not palpable until it comes to the use of force.
Their leader had mixed Buddhist, Hindu, Islamic, and other ele- ments together and had praised death as something beautiful. The teachings and emphases of individual Islam- ist currents are culturally, politically, and theologically distinguished from each other.
In addition, in recent years there have been many movements in individual countries that have experienced enormous changes, with the result that knowledge about them that is ten years old is completely use- less. For instance, whoever looks through an international reference book such as The Columbia World Dictionary of Islamism70 for information on Islamist movements will hardly be able to believe the breadth of Islamism and the theological, cultural, historical, and linguistic differences that come up.
Next to that there are thousands and thousands of theologians and cler- gy with their own emphases, as is the case in practically all world reli- gions. Example 4: Muriel Asseburg has published a fascinating anthology enti- tled Moderate Islamists as Participants in Reform? The extent to which it has paid off for numerous countries to include Islamists in the democratic process is addressed in that book. There are positive examples such as Mo- rocco and Turkey.
There are negative examples such as Algeria. And final- ly there are also ambivalent examples such as Egypt. What is striking is how intensely Islamist movements can change their political orientation and their relationship to violence. Example 5: Evangelicals in the USA: One expert writes the following about the approximately million Evangelicals in the USA as many people as Germany has inhabitants , who are often presented as a mono- lithic block: Since there are innumerable intermediate and transitional forms.
Evangelicalism in the US can in no case be understood as a monolithic block, neither religiously nor political- ly. They come from white, black, and Latino churches and from all layers of society. Example 6: Evangelicals worldwide: These are Christians who simultaneously emphasize person- al conversion, are missionally-oriented, and are diaconally very active.
Furthermore, they defend Biblicism and a pronounced theology of the 70 Sfeir, Dictionary. Theories regarding the Danger associated with the Fundamentalism Concept 57 cross. Sever- al million of them belong to Catholic and Orthodox churches, and, finally, a fast growing number are completely independent congregations and members of the house church movement.
The spectrum is immense. Around the world, Evangelicals split up politically into left-leaning and right-leaning Evan- gelicals, whereby the left-leaning Evangelicals in Latin America or India could almost be seen as falling within liberation theology.
James Barr75 names five areas in which Evangelicals are broken down into several camps and where they strongly quarrel with and against each other: Cal- vinism or Arminianism, 2.
Millennialism i. The stance towards the Pentecostal movement, 4. Modern Bible transla- tions, 5. I would add the question of social and political involvement and almost every ethical issue. The charge of fundamentalism often throws movements which have nothing in common into a single pot.
Above all, it frequently mixes peaceable movements with terrorists, which can have negative conse- quences for those involved. Islamic Suicide Bombers and Christian Missionaries: Both are fundamentalists. That is cheap propaganda, since no connection has ever been made between Evan- gelicals in Germany and a terrorist act!
As a matter of fact, since the first 73 Comp. Lewis ed. Dillenburg, They have even been prepared to help other people in cases where their own lives have been endangered. This meant and means , however: They never willfully seek death, 2.
They never endorse suicide, and 3. They never entertain the thought that one could become a suicide attacker who kills other people! Augustine has bid farewell to religious suicide. Augustine did not advocate being killed. Such action has little to do with serious reporting. Yet without the concept of fundamentalism and its infla- tionary application, it would never have come this far. At the same time, however, one hears nothing in such cases about fundamentalist researchers putting up a fight against such cheap propaganda.
Someone who stands up against child slavery in dangerous areas should not be called a fundamen- talist because he is prepared to risk his life or calls upon a higher set of ethics to justify his actions. For a number of years, Evangelicals have been thrown into the same pot with violent Islamic fundamentalist terrorists by some members of the me- dia and other societal powers. At least the president of the German Federal Agency for Civic Education, who did that most recently, apologized for doing so.
For years Islamic fundamentalists have been killing thousands, and we are nevertheless called upon — and rightly so — to differentiate between violent Muslims and the millions of peaceful Muslim neighbors. Further- more, we are called to do this in spite of certain components of Islamic teaching permitting violence.
Viewed statistically, the million Evangelicals worldwide belong to the most peaceful element of humanity. Who is scared of traveling to some country for vacation because there are Evangelicals who live there?
Do German authorities have to con- duct raids in Evangelical churches in order to get weapons stockpiles? Theories regarding the Danger associated with the Fundamentalism Concept 59 vice of a free country? Where are the Evangelicals who have threatened journalists or their families for having a different way of thinking?
Where does Evangelical terror rule? There is often a confusion between drastic inner-religious language and real fundamentalism. There is a basic error frequently found in the relevant literature.
This arises when authors automatically infer pragmatic fundamentalism from inner- religious and rhetorical fundamentalism. This is an error. A Catholic politi- cian or a zealous adherent of the Dalai Lama can very well distinguish between what is owed the teaching office of the pope or the Dalai Lama and what he wants or can implement politically with other people, or what he accepts as democratic terms of reference.
A distinction between public law and private ethics belongs to the es- sence of democracy. Whether a citizen shares the respective moral founda- tions of a law is of secondary importance, as long as he holds to the law. Each individual can privately hold completely different moral standards to be correct, that is to say, for example, to be a vegetarian or a pacifist and to live as such privately.
Why should the same not also apply to Muslims, Christians, or Buddhists? Let us take the case when for instance a political scientist gives a presen- tation and voices something as aligning with the words of fundamentalist eschatology.
It might be couched as follows: This is due to the fact that no one can exclude the possibility that fanatical fundamentalists will get the idea of accelerating the alleged course of history.
In actuality, however, one can definitely see in the history of religious and other movements who was of the opinion that a certain future would come on its own and who was of the opinion that a certain future had to be forcibly brought about. There are Evangelical Christians in Germans who see the Eu- ropean Union EU as a component of a negative eschatological program and connected with the so-called Antichrist.
There are, however, no indica- tions that this conviction has led to any activities against the EU, much less illegal or violent activities.
In the best case they support EU-critical politi- cians such as Peter Gauweiler. By no means is everything that a religious person holds to be correct also something that such an individual wants to implement politically.
Mission, p. As a general rule the oath is used today in unchanged form. In reality, however, these secrets are no longer secrets, and there is hardly any evidence from the past or present that those who drop out are pursued.
The oath of the Freemasons sounds unequivocally fundamentalist, but the Freemasons themselves are not, whatever else one might think of them. Russian-German Christians in Germany often do not even work with Evangelicals.
Nevertheless, they predominantly stem from ei- ther the completely or partially pacifistic tradition of the Mennonites and Baptists and are for that reason, in terms of violence or misuse of politics, totally harmless churches. Their work ethic allows them to integrate ex- tremely well economically, which the German Federal Statistical Office has shown. In a religious sense they might be fundamentalist, but in a po- litical sense absolutely not.
If fundamentalism means to reestablish the original condition of the religion as a counterpart to modernity, what one has with respect to Christianity, with its ideal of the completely apolitical early church model in Jerusalem, is a rather pacifistic movement.
The concept of fundamentalism can often hardly capture what is hap- pening in areas where there is a great potential for violence. Israel and the autonomous Palestinian territories: What is it about the hostilities there that is the fault of religious fundamentalism? What is simply the fault of decades of violent conflict? And what is the fault of politicians who want to fulfill the expectations of their voters or devotees?
There is no question that in this conflict Islamic fundamentalism plays an important role, as does Jewish fundamentalism within the settle- ment movement. And yes, Christian dispensationalist fundamentalism, predominantly out of the USA, plays a role.
With hardly any direct in- volvement in violence, the latter does, however, support the view that greater Israel is only to belong to Jews and that no land may be given up to Palestinians. This thought has also influenced American foreign policy. However, these forms of fundamentalism are not the sole factors in what is apparently a hopeless situation highly charged with violence and closely entangled with world politics.
One should not simply assume that the dramatis personae of the state who use violence are the good ones and the others are the evil ones. Theories regarding the Danger associated with the Fundamentalism Concept 61 nority Hindus in Sri Lanka, the civil war between Russia and Chechnya, the conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenia.
Everywhere it is used, the charge of fundamentalism quickly suggests that conflicts are easier to ex- plain if such religious terms are used, though the reality is more complex. At the moment, religion often unfortunately and increasingly serves to intensify nationalism and ethnicism around the world.
Those involved in power politics willingly revert to a religious justification for their actions. The Conflict in Northern Ireland: In addition to cultural and economic aspects, the often violent conflict from between the Irish and British in Northern Ireland had a religious component. Broad- ly speaking the northeastern regions are Protestant, and the western regions are dominated by Catholics.
The northeast is much more strongly industri- alized than the rural western region and reflects the contrast between the old-established Irish who were poor, rural, and Catholic and the colo- nizing Scottish or English settlers affluent, industrial, Protestant.
It is a disputed matter whether one is dealing here more with ethnicities than with religious communities, that is to say, the extent to which the IRA, and especially splinter groups which conducted bombings was determined by religious identity, i. As a young pastor at the beginning of the s, Paisley founded the Free Presbyterian Church and became the moderator of the synod.
He was repeatedly reelect- ed over a series of decades. In addition to that, he founded the largest Protestant-unionist party in Ireland, the Democratic Unionist Party DUP , and he was its chairman from For decades he stood for the idea that as representatives of the Antichrist, the Catholics were to be driven out. Unfriedliche Religionen?: Das politische Gewalt- und Konfliktpotential von Religionen.
He did this without giving up his theological position. In , at the age of 82, he resigned from all political offices. Buddhism in Sri Lanka: Sri Lanka was once a center of Buddhism.
On both sides, the civil war between Buddhists and Hindus had, in addition to ethnic, political, and economic factors, a strong- ly religious fundamentalist component. Buddhism, as the state religion, is not only legally preferred.
There is also a strong stream of interest to win back the entire island for Buddhism. Buddhist monks have occupied im- portant Hindu shrines, which are today largely under state Buddhist con- trol. Catholic as well as Evangelical Christians, as supposed heirs of colo- nialism, are persecuted by means of state laws enacted for that purpose, as well as by burning churches, torture, and an occasional murder.
Buddhist theologians justify the use of force for the protection of Buddhism in Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka is seen as dhammadipa, as an island of dhamma, or of Buddhist teaching.
Reference is made to the Mahavamsa writing, which in actual fact is not a canonical text but rather the central document that justi- fies the inseparable alliance between religion and the state. The Hindu Tamils respond with no less of a fundamentalist justification for their civil war, although their terror organization, LTTE, originates more from social- ist roots.
The Sikhs: Six men shot and killed the guru, who was a visiting preacher.
The Sikh temple belongs to a body of Sikhs who are Dalits formerly: The culprits came from a rival temple of Sikhs of a higher caste and were of the opinion that the guest preacher had no right to preach there. Here we have the case of a fundamentalist movement spilling over from India to Europe. However, the reality of it is more complicated. Reli- 80 Comp. Theories regarding the Danger associated with the Fundamentalism Concept 63 gion, nationalism, a struggle for independence, and criticism of a secular India all play a role in this incident, as does the undesired influence of Hinduism, to which such thinking in terms of caste is owed and which played a central role in this bloodbath.
Under the fourth guru, the Golden Temple in Amritsar was built as the repository for the Adi Granth, the holy scriptures of the Sikhs. In the separate Indian federal state of Punjab was created for the Sikhs. There are In Germany there are 5, Sikhs and in Austria 3, In 2. It was not until that Sikhs at least received their own federal state for their support of the Indian army against Pakistan, but they did not receive their yearned for independ- ence.
Many guest workers and seasonal workers came to Punjab as a result of the upturn. From the per- spective of Sikhs and their political leaders, who lost voting power, Punjab had become infiltrated with too many foreign influences.
Growing nationalism and the general crisis associated with Indian secu- larism bestowed a great degree of popularity upon the Sikh separatists. The goal was the unification of all Sikhs in a unified state. The negotiations were overshadowed by increasingly brutal terror attacks by Sikhs on Hindus.
The lay preacher Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale placed himself at the head of the movement and called for an independent Sikh state of Khalistan which was to exist in absolute au- tarchy — independent and closed off from the world market. Bhindranwale entrenched himself in the Golden Temple in Amritsar in the middle of and from there called for armed conflict against the government and against Hindus.
The entire situation escalated in with the storming of the Golden Temple by the Indian army, whereby hundreds of Sikhs in- cluding Bhindranwale lost their lives. From Sikhs from everywhere in India migrated to Punjab. Conversely, Hindus left the state.
In the sale of alco- hol, meat, eggs, tobacco, and cigarettes was prohibited. However, the re- gime only maintained itself through the use of terror, not through the sup- port of the population.
For the first time, in , elections were held again, if only with a very low voter turnout. The Congress Party again took over the government. The Indian military finally conquered the terrorists, and the State of Punjab slowly recovered economically from many years of civil war.
And yet, as small coalition part- ners, they have made astonishing gains in influence. By law, more and more Israelis have to live like the minority of Orthodox Jews envisage, although though some of the Orthodox Jews reject the existence of a State of Israel and for this reason are freed from military service. This is all the more astounding since most Jews in Israel do not want to share the reli- gious laws, as they are even more liberal than Reformed Judaism or are only nominally Jewish religiously, i.
Here are some of the laws which have been passed: Sabbath law: The Sabbath rest is also being implemented more strictly by the state outside of Orthodox quarters. The airline El-Al is not allowed to fly into or out of the country on the Sabbath. A governmental institute developed robots able to conduct all types of work on the Sabbath that otherwise would be considered sins for people to do.
Jewish dietary laws: Marital law: Jewish marriages may only be conducted by rabbis, and other religious marriages may only be conducted by representatives of the respective religions. There is no such thing as a civil marriage. That is trag- ic for interfaith couples, of which one always — at least feignedly — has to change his or her religion.
Law of Return: Whoever immigrates and is allowed to become an Is- raeli citizen is an issue decided according to strict Orthodox regulations. Theories regarding the Danger associated with the Fundamentalism Concept 65 gious activities, although internationally Reform Jews represent the largest wing of the Jewish religion. Autopsies and transplants are almost impossible according to law.
Excavations are forbidden where Orthodox officials sus- pect Jewish graves. Important planned excavations in Jerusalem, Caesarea, and Tiberius are thereby affected. Researchers of fundamentalism often themselves do what they charge fundamentalists of doing. I find it especially peculiar how often authors pin black and white and good and evil thinking on fundamentalism and in the process split the world clearly into the good and modern enlightened people and the evil, old school fundamentalists.
Yet in reality the pure, unadulterated segment of each of these points of view represents only a small minority of the hu- man population. Rather, it is something that in global politics can just as quickly arise between parties in a democracy. However, I find it depressing that the media and researchers of fundamentalism ultimately operate with such a model and contribute nothing to bridging the ugly trench that lies between them and the others.
Creationism in the USA: Stephen Glazier has pursued the complicated relationship between creationism and fundamentalism in the USA. Many fundamentalists there are not creationists, while many crea- tionists, in contrast, are respected scientists who in all other areas are not fundamentalists. And yet people desire a picture that can be explained in a few words, not the complexity of reality.
There- fore, many fundamentalist researchers deliver precisely that; ironically, reducing complex truth down to manageable prejudices is one of the very things that is a mark of fundamentalism. Critics of fundamentalism often display an incredible arrogance.
Behind the critique of fundamentalism there often lies an incredible cultur- al arrogance as well as an intellectual and cultural imperialism. The world would be a better place if the way of the European West were to be adopted. Since a number of the protest movements take on a very violent tone as if the West has never stooped to such actions , it is easy to reject them out of hand.
However, it appears that a bit more self-criticism is called for. Modern Europe itself has come forth from wars and revolutions, and up to this day it is unable to achieve a situation where the Flemish and the Walloons in Belgium can willingly and amicably live together. How- ever, on account of its overall long and extensive period of peace, it gladly plays the moral watchman in the world. That we all tend towards a know-it-all attitude, that it is difficult for all of us to lay our presuppositions out in the open and let them be freely dis- 83 Stephen D.
Routledge, Theories regarding the Danger associated with the Fundamentalism Concept 67 cussed, and that we tend towards hasty judgments — although we have not occupied ourselves at all with certain subject matter — all appears to sud- denly be blocked out in the fundamentalist discussion. To state it with some exaggeration: We are not only what we theoretically want to be; rather, we are also how we actually behave. Psychological profiles of large groups are all too frequently produced, even though they are not based on concrete on-site investigations or discussions with those involved.
Freud in an Age of Fundamentalism. What is missing is first of all a definition of what a disappointed individual is and what differenti- ates him from all other people. For example, Hindu fundamentalism is an attempt to protect vested rights by the ruling social class and does not represent disillusionment.
And fourthly: One does not have to accept everything that for in- stance Jean Ziegler, the UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food, de- scribes in his works that are critical of civilization.
However, I do not see the use of police protection as a solution, facilitating a situation whereby via such behemoths not only the gastro- nomic culture is lost but also thousands involved in small businesses in the food sector lose their jobs so that western shareholders can live better. Behind the fundamentalist discussion there is often too little empirical research.
The noble theories do not always have much in common with the lives of those involved in situ. Only very few authors of books about fundamentalism have conducted empirical research, have listened to, and have studied under fundamental- ists on site about how they actually live and think. There can be a wide gap between what a culture generates in writing and how the culture actually lives.
In- deed the interpretation of written sources by outsiders can be completely misleading. Ethnological research would in such case be impossible. The German Federal Criminal Police Office came to the conclusion that in this case it was not a question of a death threat.
Rather, the group left the punishment to Allah and the adherents were only called upon to pray. This is different from the Iranian fatwas opposed to Salman Rushdie, who directly called for action and did not leave the issue to God.
One can gather that there is a rejection of each and every divorce and remarriage in Catholic and Evangelical literature. In reality most Catholics act differently than prescribed by the church. In the case of Evangelicals, both divorced and remarried people belong to the everyday life of churches, and for the most part they are found in the same percent- ages as one finds in broader society, without being excluded in any way.
The last large-scale research project took place from in the USA and brought much to light that was exonerating for most fundamentalists. Theories regarding the Danger associated with the Fundamentalism Concept 69 researchers who are on site and conduct empirical research mostly deter- mine that fundamentalist movements are strongly differentiated and strong- ly overlap with other, often non-fundamentalist movements.
The result is that generalizing statements are very difficult.
They also found the vast majority of movements they studied to be peaceful. Pastor Fritz R. Neither is any sort of time mentioned which was ideal at most the time of the founding of the USA! Additionally, the dispensationalists, who were in charge of their production and then the Pentecostals , taught then and teach now that for the New Testament period the law no longer applies to Christians. Rather, an indi- vidual is led only by the Spirit. It has remained small, however, and has remained a purely literary movement, barely surviving the death of its founder and having never truly hit home in real political life or even within a single denomina- tion.
Evangelicals are represented and recognized across the board in all of scientific life in the USA. A number of Evangelical univer- sities are among the elite schools in the country.
As much as one might regret the clash over creationism, it is limited to a number of specific ques- tions. For instance, microevolution is widely undisputed in creationism.
Opponents of abortion: An expert in American religion writes on this issue: At the absolute height of bomb attacks in four people died, and in the s there were seven people in total who died in attacks on abortion clinics. Compared with the general level of violence in American society or even compared with potential violence from the extreme right in the USA, neo- fundamentalists hardly fall out of line. In addition, most perpetrators were pathological figures.
Religious fanaticism alone does not necessarily lead to terrorism. Stated more point- edly: There have been violent fundamentalists, but there has not been vio- lent fundamentalism. The term fundamentalism can radicalize fundamentalist movements. Arab Islam: The Islamic scholar Peter Antes writes the follow- ing in this connection: Theories regarding the Danger associated with the Fundamentalism Concept 71 By using over-simplifications, one is robbed of the best allies.
It is often the friends of fundamentalists who have the most influence on them.
If one throws these individuals into the same pot with the fundamen- talists, or even with terrorists, one achieves precisely the opposite result of that which is desired.
Around the world Evangelicals are displaying an enormous amount of discussion about the historically correct interpretation of biblical texts via scholarly commentaries series, their own journals, and confer- ences. In the process they often bring their fundamentalist friends into dire straits. However, if one throws these Evangelicals into one pot with violent fundamentalists, it unleashes an unnecessary apologetic, i.
Evangelical ethicists have for instance also successfully propagated among fundamentalists the thought of religious freedom on the basis of a biblical justification. This significantly and enduringly changes fundamen- talists for the better, and it does so in a way superior to employing polem- ics. Whoever truly wants to desiccate true fundamentalism — also within churches — has to encourage people such as Maier, not shoot them down. I have already addressed Muslim theologians who advocate religious freedom but on account of their understanding of the Koran are nonetheless considered fundamentalists.
The opposite principle is shown in the following challenge: This is the case even if it is significant that western culture, which advo- cates tolerance and dialog, establish a border to terrorist groups and sys- tems. On the other hand, it is also necessary to respect the cultures of Is- lam, Christianity, and Judaism and to allow them a right to their own identity. This especially applies where they seek to mark off a border to secularism, relativism, and the decay of moral values.
Whoever differenti- ates and conducts a constructive dialog on an equal footing with pragmatic, moderately conservative groups, intent on a goal of constructive coopera- tion, pulls the rug out from under fundamentalism. Furthermore, not every- thing that is quickly stigmatized in popular speech as fundamentalist is bad.
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