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Secularism harms our culture, says Egan

13 March 2014 | by James Macintyre | Comments: 0

Damage is being done by secularism, which is creating a society without foundations, leading to the victimisation of the weak, the undermining of family, increasing state control and even surveillance, the Bishop of Portsmouth has said, writes James Macintyre.“Secularism is too flimsy a basis for British culture,” Bishop Egan said in a lecture on the role of Christianity in the public square at King’s College London last week. “It cannot guarantee human flourishing nor sustain the advances the British people have achieved.” The bishop went on to say that “secularism is producing a society without foundations, one that develops randomly on the hoof through pressure groups, legal precedent and political expediency.” He added that the victimisation o ....... ....... ........ ........ ........ ........ ........ ........ ........ ........ ........

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