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Unformatted text preview: not verbalized. It is almost imperceptible but present in statements such as: “We need education so that our children
will have jobs,” “How can the church go forward if preachers are not trained?” and “We need to develop our country, and technology
will enable us to do so.” Underneath many Christian movements is the desire for progress. These perspectives are not animistic or
theistic but secular.
Secularism as a worldview presupposes that humans are able to chart their own course through reason and human ingenuity with little
reliance on God or spiritual realities. On the practical level secularists t...
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- Spring '12