Atheism

Atheism is in the broadest sense an absence of belief in the existence of deities. Less broadly, atheism is a rejection of the belief that any deities exist. In an even narrower sense, atheism is specifically the position that there are no deities. Atheism is contrasted with theism, which in its most general form is the belief that at least one deity exists.The etymological root for the word atheism originated before the 5th century BCE from the ancient Greek ἄθεος (atheos), meaning "without god(s)". In antiquity, it had multiple uses as a pejorative term applied to those thought to reject …

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The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

A file containing documents relating to a series of personnel changes in the Romanian government during 1982. Subjects covered in the file include the dismissal of the education minister, Aneta …

programme" of theoretical analysis. The failure of atheism to make real headway in Romania has long been


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

another i^to a museum of religion (and, presumably, atheism). I could not bring myself to visit any such "museums"


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

ffl was converted into a district of "absolute atheism;» in 1964-1965 he Cathedra r ,ltd , "n ^ " T


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 Russian

repeated Soviet violations of the Helsinki Final Act from many human rights abuses; the promotion of atheism in Soviet propaganda; the trial of a Pentecostal Christian, Pavel Akhterov, in Ukraine; and an appeal

essential that he be re-educated in the spirit of atheism, whereas at work they will be unable to give him


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 French

A file containing documents concerning the British government's policy towards the Soviet annexation of the Baltic states. Subjects covered in the file include relations between the Bank for International Settlements …

Communist "indoctrination" and the imposition of atheism, and for the so-called new materialistic science



The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

A file of correspondence and reports concerning religion in Yugoslavia. Subjects covered in the file include church-state relations in Yugoslavia since the death of the country's former leader, Josip Tito; …

against believers and to defend them against atheism; stated that freedoms guaranteed by the constitution


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

A file containing documents concerning religion in the Soviet Union. The principal document in the file is a report entitled "Religion and anti-religion in the Soviet Union: status and prognosis", …

PERSON WOULD ATTEND A "UNIVERSITY OE SCIENTIFIC ATHEISM?")-. T H E PARTY AND KGB PR03ABLY ARE MORE THOUGHTFUL


The National Archives · 1 January 1981 English

who beat many of them up (p 65). A museum of atheism has been set UP in one of the hostels attached


The National Archives · 1 January 1981 French

A file of correspondence and reports concerning the political situation in Albania. The documents cover the death of the Albanian premier, Mehmet Shehu; the validity of official claims that Shehu's …

Albanians, apart from the admitted in Pristina), atheism (if that all, Kosovo is predominantly estimated


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