But a democratic, pluralist Egypt is a safer neighbor in the long term than one held together by barbed wire and policemen.
Theocratic democracies balance official religions with democratic institutions and pluralist practices.
Instead of fostering a pluralist Zionist conversation, they largely promote a limited set of views.
I could maintain their pace, of course: but I'm a pluralist.
There was a great deal about the monist and pluralist views of the universe.
Further theism enriches and enhances the pluralist's ideal by all the ineffable blessedness that the presence of God must yield.
Fletcher was no pluralist, for he did his work at Trevecca without fee or reward, from the sole motive of being useful.
He was a vehement opposer of pluralists until he became himself a pluralist.
Many in the hands of absentee and pluralist rectors were similarly served by parish chaplains.
Why does he immediately add that for the pluralist to plead the non-mutation of such abstractions would be an ignoratio elenchi?
1818, as a term in church administration, from plural + -ism. Attested from 1882 as a term in philosophy for a theory which recognizes more than one ultimate principle. In political science, attested from 1919 (in Harold J. Laski) in sense "theory which opposes monolithic state power." General sense of "toleration of diversity within a society or state" is from 1933. Related: Pluralist (1620s, in the church sense); pluralistic.
A conviction that various religious, ethnic, racial, and political groups should be allowed to thrive in a single society. In metaphysics, pluralism can also mean an alternative to dualism and monism. A pluralist asserts that there are more than two kinds of principles, whereas the dualist maintains there are only two and a monist only one.