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nonreligious

(ˌnɒnrɪˈlɪdʒəs)
adj
not of or relating to religious beliefs and practices
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Such pernicious logic overlooks on-the-ground realities in Cleveland where most of the schools participating in the program are religious - and where the $2,250 voucher payment covers the cost of parochial schools but only a fraction of the cost of high-quality nonreligious private schools.
The Catholic Church's understanding of "secular" does not imply something is nonreligious -- just that its jurisdiction is somewhat different in that it exists in the realm of competing beliefs.
The first pair indicated a relationship between a global belief in luck and belief in nonreligious or New Age concepts, particularly precognition.
If left to their own devices, legislatures might well grant exemptions for religious claimants while denying comparable treatment to nonreligious claimants.
In the ruling, the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit said the Cleveland program did not present parents with a real set of options since few nonreligious private schools and no suburban public schools had opened their doors.
This isolation is achieved by comparing and contrasting behavioral analyses of cultural and noncultural practices, religious and nonreligious practices, religious and moral practices, and between moral and other cultural nonreligious practices.
Imagining Grace uses a self-referential approach which combines elements of Marxist and Black Aesthetic liberation theologies while arguing for the inclusion of nonreligious theological perspectives in the consideration of slave narratives.
The authors find that most of the differences in nonmarket adolescent behaviors between religious private, nonreligious private, and public schools can be accounted for by differences in student and family characteristics.
The author also reminds readers that it is not Islam that determines political behavior of Muslims: Some of the underlying causes for the rise of religious fundamentalism among Muslims are nonreligious in nature.
Although these beliefs often conflict with traditional religious views, they emerge among deeply religious folk almost as often as among the nonreligious, report George H.
Catholics, Protestants, Jews, and many nonreligious people watched the show; at its peak it was carried by ABC on 170 stations in the U.S.