Of the three types of church polity
found in Western Christianity, Presbyterianism, with its rule by elders (vs.
We would very much like like-minded, secular-minded persons should work again to give our country's polity
a thrust in favour of secular elements," Dr.
Instead of tackling one of the larger and better-known Andean polities, Vogel opts for the small-scale, in this case the Casma polity
(AD 900-1300) on the north-central coast of modern Peru, a polity
that was chronologically sandwiched between the powerful Ichma (AD 1100-1440) polity
to the south and by the emergent Chimu state to the north (AD 900-1470).
Pakistan's Permanent Representative to the UN, Ambassador Masood Khan said that a peaceful and stable Afghanistan would help Afghan people to rediscover their destiny, consolidate polity
and rebuild economy.
To drive home his point of the CPM not wanting any compromise with the BJP, Vijayan said Advani's rath yatra had stirred communal passions and the demolition of the Babri Masjid had weakened the secular polity
of the country.
In our opinion, a particular strength of this publication is its consideration of Rousseau's paradox of politics as relevant not only to the foundation of a polity
, as it is usually intended, but as an unsolvable dilemma common to every democratic community.
As she sees it, some widely circulated presbyterian manuscripts played an important role in debates over church polity
during this period and "provide a key to interpreting the polemical literature of the early Stuart period" (3).
In the context of politics and polity
and policy implementation, laws and rules alone are not enough.
If identity groups within a polity
are unequal they pose an unsettling situation.
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This subjectivity, says Eppley, could easily lead to calls for radical changes in church polity
, discord, disobedience, and uprisings.
He shows why employer paternalism worked well in the immediate post-revolutionary period when the government, industrialists, and workers were all eager for national reconstruction, increasing industrial output, and a more stable polity