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secular

1. not religious.
2. over long periods of time; gradual.

secular changes, trends
changes that occur over long periods, as long as decades.
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Secular and religious education had effaced the throat-grap- pling instinct, or else firm finance held in check the passions.
It fitted neither with the season of the year nor with the secular experience of seamen as recorded in books, nor with the aspect of the sky.
It was a very short man in the black uniform of the Roman secular clergy, and looking
Working with a Secular Age: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Charles Taylor's Master Narrative
Yes constitution has given that right to say 'we are secular and we will say it'.
Turkey's secular education communities have expressed concern about the state of science education in their country after the concept of evolution was removed from its high school curriculum nationwide.
On the opening day of the Democratic National Convention (DNC), the Secular Coalition for America (SCA) hosted a Secular Democrat Reception for nonreligious delegates and attendees.
25 -- "Creating a just state by just means, also a secular state in a religious country," responded Pt.
First of all, we must clearly distinguish Turkey as a state and Turkey as a society because the secular character of a given state is not always parallel to the secular character of its inhabitants.
Recently, Bahrain's government approved a secular political party to enter politics in the country, (GDN, February 12).
Phil Zuckerman, a Pitzer College sociologist, makes this case as fluidly and pleasurably as anybody in his book, "Living the Secular Life.
Living the Secular Life: New Answers to Old Questions comes from a professor of sociology and secular studies who explores secular culture and how one can live a moral life without religion-and while it's recommended for many a general-interest holding, spirituality readers might find it particularly thought-provoking.