secular

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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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To some in our secularised society, this will be little more than a fairy tale.
How richly ironic and yet encouraging that contemporary artists should be recalling secularised Christians to an experience of liminality in a building built to embody the threshold between earth and heaven.
They began to feel differently about matters when the triumphant Bernese secularised or razed most of Lausanne's ancient churches and plundered Switzerland's greatest cathedral, Notre-Dame-de-Lausanne.