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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

Synonyms for secular

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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The formation and participation of secular parties in politics is a challenge to democratic thinking, which most of the Middle East countries are lacking and as a result, these countries have fallen into the sectarian war of attrition, tribalism and anarchy.
If passed, the bill would make Oregon the latest state to recognize secular wedding celebrants.
Chapter 5 ("Imagining the Postsecular") explores other ways of moving beyond the secular paradigm of immunization.
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.
An attorney who is also the president of the American Humanist Association and author of a humanist-themed blog for Psychology Today, Niose is perfectly poised to check and report on the pulse of the current secular zeitgeist.
He starts with crusades over 1,000 years ago and omits mention of two recent regimes based entirely on secular principles.
Abstract: In this note we present numerical analysis of secular functions of a real symmetric positive definite Toeplitz matrix (RSPDTM).
Secular cycles are the long-term oscillations of history that characterize agrarian societies at the regional scale.
20 claimed that the IRGC's external arm, the Quds Forces, was the prime mover of the notorious Accountability and Justice Authority (AJA) in banning over 400 secular Sunni and Shi'ite Arab candidates to the March 7 elections.
Again led by Chalabi, the AJC is exacerbating sectarian divides and state collapse by harassing Sunnis of all walks of life, having disqualified over 500 figures, mainly Sunni Arabs but also many secular Shi'ite Arabs.
NEW YORK: Islamic and secular groups in Turkey have long struggled for political control.
Summary: Islamic and secular groups in Turkey have long struggled for political control.