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Synonyms for secular

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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Headley reminds us that Christianity is, in large part, responsible for inventing the notion of secularity that emerged in modern Europe, the very one that is with us still today.
it is--as crucially important to the development of secularity.
Secularity 3 is distinguished from the retreat of religion in public life ("secularity 1") and the falling off of individual religious belief and practice ("secularity 2").
Finally, the widest circle is occupied by Shedinger's Radically Open, where difference between faith and the construct of secularity is radically critiqued for surprising reasons.
Islamabad -- Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif called on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in Islamabad on Tuesday to discuss the matters related to the process of dialogue with the outlawed Tehreek e Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and secularity situation prevailing in the country.
The religious "I" is perceived as being in dialogue with secularity, with its own past and with other persons.
Despite a rise in secularity throughout the Muslim world, "many associate the separation of religion and politics with atheism.
A divided world has rendered secularity a source of insanity and aggression, and it has made religion vapid and unhelpful or fanatic and dangerous.
This, in turn, necessitated a re-appraisal of secularity, and of the ways in which holiness can characterize an engagement with the secular in the life of a Christian.
Mortal Thoughts: Religion, Secularity, and Identity in Early Modern Culture.
2) A prominent recent contribution to this emergent field is Charles Taylor's A Secular Age (2007), a comprehensive exploration of the origins and trajectory of secular thought in the West) Taylor challenges the commonplace modern narrative that treats the rise of secularity as liberation from irrational delusions.
A key paradox is derived from the country-specific chapters: on one hand there is a "relatively high level of secularity in most if not all of Europe," and on the other, there is a "marked resurgence of religion in public debate.
By showing the continuities between the late middle ages and the early Renaissance, Dempsey may encourage readers to rethink their assumptions about the Renaissance and its alleged secularity and emphasis on individual rights.
Not political secularism, which already presumes the stability of certain categories (state, religion, law, majority/ minority) and can be localized to a specific regime, but the political secular, that is, political-philosophical consequences of the discursive formation of European secularity.
The Turkish army asked him to step down in 1997 to protect the secularity of the state against Islamic fundamentalism and he was banned from political activity.