Tag Archives: Secularism

Temples and Tourism: What Happens When Religious Sites Become Tourist Destinations?

A dream vacation of exploring ancient temples and ruins in China sounds like the trip of a lifetime. However what happens, after the tourists return back home? For this assignment, I chose to take a look at this question by researching how the tourism industry of Chinese Buddhist temples has affected the religion of Buddhism itself, […]

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The State of Arab Secularism Post Arab Spring

The two-thousand eleven uprisings of the Arab Spring and the events preceding them mark a decline in the popularity of secularism in the Middle East. One of the largest causes is the association of deposed regimes with secularism in countries such as Egypt and Tunisia which are remembered for their greed and corruption. There is […]

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