Keyword : Secularism

  • How should Singapore go about having religious discourse on social issues, especially contentious ones?

    By: IPS Editor | Nov 20, 2019 | Hits: 450

    A recent Institute of Policy Studies (IPS) paper on fault lines revealed significant differences in opinion regarding religious leaders strongly articulating their views on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) issues in public. More than 60 per cent of the 4,000 respondents to a nationwide survey indicated discomfort to varying extents with this scenario; the…..

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  • “Nones” in Inter-Faith Dialogue: The Case for Inclusion

    By: admintest admintest | Nov 01, 2016 | Hits: 2434

    Singapore’s demography is changing. The number of residents professing to no religious affiliation has steadily risen to about 18.5% in 2015 according to the General Household Survey Report 2015. They form the third largest group behind Buddhism (43.2%) and Christianity (18.8%). The trend of increasing “nones” – a category that includes atheists, agnostics, freethinkers or…..

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