secularize


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make secular and draw away from a religious orientation

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transfer from ecclesiastical to civil possession, use, or control

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Should we hold the line in the midst of theological meltdown, try to secularize the conversation?
The district court granted summary judgment for the inmates, in part, finding that the removal of overt references to religion did not cure the Establishment Clause problems, but that the officials were entitled to qualified immunity due to their good faith, but unsuccessful, efforts to secularize the program.
The ruling represents another attempt to secularize a country born out of religious liberty.
The education system, mosques and Madrassas are being targeted with the conspiracy to secularize the entire system, he said, urging all the religious forces to get united and counter the conspiracies made against them.
It also sought to aggressively proselytize non-Muslims towards Islam, just as in the past European religious groups tried to convert Muslims to Christianity, or at the very least neutralize or secularize them.
Erdogan is also under unique pressure to secularize as Turkey bids to enter the European Union, which is not a card that moderate Arab secularists can hold up to win over their own populations.