In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(not religious)(education) laico(education) secular(society/art) laicista(society/art) secular
- So why in this secular age is a spiritual movement that seeks to eradicate the ‘self’ gaining ground?
- Seven years earlier, France had erected a government that was intended to be purely secular.
- Since that time, however, the French Canadian community has become more secular.
- Nowadays, of course, Christmas is a largely secular affair.
- Some of the more secular trends in humanism dared to defend happiness in the here and now.
- But it did guarantee that in time American politics would largely become a secular matter.
- Most of the hoopla connected with the year 2000 was predominantly secular in origin and character.
- I agree that education should be essentially secular.
- Over time, however, the values of psychotherapy have made inroads into religious as well as secular culture.
- Her quest for the big answer leads her to accept Confucianism and nonreligious Buddhism as well as secular humanism.
- The truth is that, the milieu in which Popper grew up was militantly secular.
- He argues for more state funding of religious institutions within an increasingly secular society.
- With all this talk of Christianity, it is easy to imagine government becoming less secular.
- No law says that advertisements have to be purely secular - except the law of supply and demand.
- Meanwhile, the attitudes of the younger generation are largely secular and wised up.
- What sort of meaning does marriage have in our modern secular society?
- Primary education, having become universal and largely public, became overwhelmingly secular.
- To the contrary, the Court found that the School Board sought to advance two secular purposes.
- Although it had some religious overtones, Carnival has become a purely secular event.
- Since that time, Bangladesh has been both less socialistic and less secular.
- As the author notes, Maria's case was championed by the Jesuits, while her doubters were the secular or parish clergy.
- Individuals were chosen from different orders and secular clergy, but primarily they came from the Dominican Order.
- The secular clergy from nearby parishes recruited maidens from needy or troubled homes.
- The rate of recruitment is probably better than that of the secular clergy, but this may be because a large percentage of the monks do not go on to priesthood.
- Overall the role of regulars was diminished and that of secular clergy and even laymen enhanced.
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