nonreligious person

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nonreligious person - a person who does not manifest devotion to a deity
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
blasphemer - a person who speaks disrespectfully of sacred things
deist, freethinker - a person who believes that God created the universe and then abandoned it
disbeliever, nonbeliever, unbeliever - someone who refuses to believe (as in a divinity)
gentile, heathen, infidel, pagan - a person who does not acknowledge your god
nihilist - someone who rejects all theories of morality or religious belief
positivist, rationalist - someone who emphasizes observable facts and excludes metaphysical speculation about origins or ultimate causes
religious person - a person who manifests devotion to a deity
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Could he, as a nonreligious person in the interfaith movement, bridge the divide between religions and between the religious and the secular?
The working forces in the universe work as well for the nonreligious person as for the religious.
That is why a nonreligious person is as moral as one having a religion and, what is more, a lot less dangerous to others.
Any nonreligious person with a love for humankind could easily embrace each of the twenty-one humanist tenets.
Although less well known publicly, there is a potentially constructive middle ground composed of both religious and nonreligious persons, who believe that there is an intermediate philosophical position between reductionist materialism and dualism, or that dualism and evolution are not mutually exclusive.
Members of the Church of Scotland have a 30 per cent rate of obesity, the survey found, with nonreligious persons coming in second with a rate of 26 per cent.
Cleary has told that he shares the prayers with spiritual but nonreligious persons in mind.
Scott Appleby concurs and extends the notion to tensions faced between religions and nonreligious persons.