Astronism in Lebanon
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Edited by Astronism In The World Journal
Last updated: DEC. 24, 2019
Astronism in Lebanon refers to the presence of the Astronist religion in the Lebanese Republic, as part of the worldwide Astronist Institution.
Orthographic projection of Lebanon.
Astro-Lebanese philosophy, or Lebanese Astronism, or also known as Lebanese Tanwir as part of the larger Tanwir’ism denomination, refers to the presence of Astronism in the Lebanese Republic. This country is under management and philosophical jurisdiction of The Institution of The Philosophy of Millettism for the Lebanese Republic, a national subsidiary for the worldwide Astronist Institution.
The Institution of the Philosophy of Millettism for the Lebanese Republic oversees the construction and maintenance of observatories and planetariums throughout its jurisdiction. Lebanon is split into six governorates and is set to hold one Grand Observatory in the capital city of Beirut. This national branch of The Institution of The Philosophy of Millettism manages the official representation and depiction of Astronism throughout this territory, including efforts to protect the identity of the philosophy with the intention of further disseminating it throughout the territory.
It is The Institution alone that is granted the status of proprietor to the philosophy in this territory as any other organisations or institutions proclaiming such a role are deemed as unauthorised proprietors and are therefore considered as part of the anti-Institutionist movement.
History of Astronism in Lebanon
Astronism is not recognised as a religion in Lebanon by the government and in late 2019, the Astronist Institution reported in its Demographics of Astronism report that there were a total of 450 Astronists living in Lebanon. The religious freedoms for Astronists in Lebanon are considered as fairly stable especially in comparison to other atrocities against religious freedom taking place in neighbouring countries, particularly against religious minorities.
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