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relating to or characteristic of the earth or of human life on earth

not religious in subject matter, form, or use

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someone who is not a clergyman or a professional person

characteristic of or devoted to the temporal world as opposed to the spiritual world

not concerned with or devoted to religion

of or relating to clergy not bound by monastic vows

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characteristic of those who are not members of the clergy

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At both the Secular Caucus in Texas and the Secular Democrat Reception in Philadelphia, there was a hunger for the work were doing.
It was only after 25 years by which time India's own concept of secularism had been fully established through judicial decisions and state practice - the preamble to the Constitution was amended by the Constitution (Forty-second Amendment) Act 1976 which changed the description of India from a "sovereign democratic republic" to a "sovereign, socialist secular democratic republic", and also changed the words "unity of the nation" to "unity and integrity of the nation".
If we consider that a secular state is a neutral one, there will be two options:
The Bahrain government's inclusion of secular parties in the political arena will enable political parties to divert their attention away from sectarian thinking and help them focus on the basic principles of democracy and ways of implementing them in due course of time.
But I can't avoid the conclusion that the secular writers are so eager to make the case for their creed, they are minimizing the struggle required to live by it.
Following Said, Gourgouris declares secular criticism to be political.
In her welcome address, Ameena Saiyid, Managing Director, Oxford University Press Pakistan, said that she was delighted to launch a book as relevant to today's Pakistan as Dr Moonis Ahmar's Conflict Management and Vision for a Secular Pakistan.
Partition was the direct and most visible manifestation of a colonial order steeped in debauchery and the sternest test of one's secular credentials.
This will be the first time that the Secular Party of America will be attending Apostacon and is our first major sponsorship of the year.
Europe's Encounter with Islam: The Secular and the Postsecular.
Secular steeples; popular culture and the religious imagination, 2d ed.
Smith thinks such smuggling--introducing traditional moral notions "incognito under some sort of secular disguise"--is "ubiquitous" in modern public discourse.
ANKARA, Oct 29 (KUNA) -- The Turkish police broke up Monday unlicensed demonstration by thousands of secular protesters to mark the 89th anniversary of the foundation of the Modern Republic by the iconic leader Mustafa Kemal Ataturk under the rubble of Ottoman Empire.
This paper seeks to demonstrate how the Holy Spirit, through common grace, may be actively working and using secular psychotherapy in light of the dual reality of belief and unbelief in this world.
Not in the Heavens: The Tradition of Jewish Secular Thought, by David Biale.