Tag Archive: pluralism

Jakarta Election Results A Victory For Prejudice Over Pluralism?

The long, divisive campaign for governorship of Indonesia‚Äôs capital city Jakarta is finally over, with unofficial results showing a decisive victory for the challenger Anies Baswedan over the controversial incumbent governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama (popularly known as Ahok). The election…
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What Are Religious Leaders Doing To Promote Pluralism?

I applaud Dr Yap Kim Hao’s call for “religious pluralism” ( Need for those who can teach religious pluralism; April 11). It is a reality that religious communities, even in Singapore, remain in their silos. It is not uncommon for…
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Negotiating Singapore’s New Pluralism

In the space of three short months recently, Singaporean society witnessed outpourings of concern over the planned public performances of two major international stars: Adam Lambert and Madonna. Last November, an online petition that objected to Lambert’s “promotion of a…
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