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  • 1 Common sense — This article is about the concept of the phrase. For the American revolutionary war pamphlet by Thomas Paine, see Common Sense (pamphlet). For other uses, see Common sense (disambiguation). Common sense is defined by Merriam Webster as, sound and …

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  • 2 The Counter-Reformation —     The Counter Reformation     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Counter Reformation     The subject will be considered under the following heads:     I. Significance of the term II. Low ebb of Catholic fortunes III. St. Ignatius and the Jesuits,… …

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  • 3 The rise of Jat power — ’ (king) was conferred upon him in 1724. [Dr P.L. Vishwakarma, The Jats, I, Ed Dr Vir Singh, (Delhi:2004), 116] In past Jats always rose against tyranny, injustice, economic and social exploitations and were never overawed by claims of racial or… …

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  • 4 The Marriage of Figaro — For the Beaumarchais play, see The Marriage of Figaro (play). For the opera by Marcos Portugal (1799), see Marcos Portugal. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart …

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  • 5 The Idler (1758–1760) — This article is about the 18th century series of essays. For other publications called The Idler, see The Idler (disambiguation). The Idler was a series of 103 essays, all but twelve of them by Samuel Johnson, published in the London weekly the… …

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  • 6 The Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy — infobox Book | name = The Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy orig title = translator = author = John Mearsheimer and Stephen Walt cover artist = country = United States language = English series = classification = Non fiction genre = Politics… …

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  • 7 Qur'an oath controversy of the 110th United States Congress — Ellison s photo op reenactment of his swearing in ceremony with Thomas Jefferson s Quran In mid November 2006 it was reported that Keith Ellison, the first Muslim elected to the United States Congress (for Minnesota s 5th congressional district) …

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  • 8 Spinoza: the moral and political philosophy — The moral and political philosophy of Spinoza Hans W.Blom Spinoza as a moral and political philosopher was the proponent of a radical and extremely consistent version of seventeenth century Dutch naturalism. As a consequence of the burgeoning… …

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  • 9 Enlightenment II (The French): deism, morality and politics — The French Enlightenment II: deism, morality and politics Peter Jimack One of the most striking features of the French Enlightenment was its hostility to Christianity, especially as represented by the Catholic Church, a hostility which went far… …

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  • 10 Separation of church and state in the United States — The phrase separation of church and state (sometimes wall of separation between church and state ), attributed to Thomas Jefferson and others, and since quoted by the Supreme Court of the United States, expresses an understanding of the intent… …

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  • 11 History of religion in the United States — The religious history of the United States begins more than a century before the former British colonies became the United States of America in 1776.Some of the original settlers were men and women of deep religious convictions. The religious… …

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  • 12 England (Since the Reformation) —     England (Since the Reformation)     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► England (Since the Reformation)     The Protestant Reformation is the great dividing line in the history of England, as of Europe generally. This momentous Revolution, the outcome… …

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  • 13 Blacks and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints — From the end of the nineteenth century until 1978, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints did not allow black men of African descent to be ordained to the priesthood or allow black men or women of African descent to participate in temple …

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  • 14 International Military Tribunal for the Far East — Tokyo Trial redirects here. For the film, see Tokyo Trial (film). International Military Tribunal for the Far East was convened at Ichigaya Court, formally Imperial Japanese Army HQ building in Ichigaya, Tokyo. The International Military Tribunal …

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  • 15 absurd — a. Unreasonable, irrational, foolish, nonsensical, ridiculous, incongruous, senseless, unwise, silly, stupid, preposterous, ill judged, ill advised, contrary to reason, contrary to the dictates of common sense, self contradictory, self annulling …

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  • 16 Nominalism, Realism, Conceptualism — • The theories that have been proposed as solutions of the problem of universals Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Nominalism, Realism, Conceptualism     Nominalism, Realism, Conceptualism …

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  • 17 Sin — • A moral evil Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Sin     Sin     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► …

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  • 18 Virtue — • According to its etymology the word virtue (Latin virtus) signifies manliness or courage Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Virtue     Virtue      …

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  • 19 Woman — • The position of woman in society has given rise to a discussion which, is known under the name of the woman question Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Woman     Woman      …

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  • 20 English literature — Introduction       the body of written works produced in the English language by inhabitants of the British Isles (including Ireland) from the 7th century to the present day. The major literatures written in English outside the British Isles are… …

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