First, the rules for killing a nonsacred
animal are parallel to those for killing a sacred animal.
The second volume also includes an impressively detailed identification and analysis of the nonsacred
sources for Nasihat al-muluk (chapter two, "Sources and Authorities: The Living Meaning of Ancient Wisdom").
Religion also includes an association with a faith community and may involve emphasis on nonsacred
goals, such as social support or a sense of belonging/identity (Hill et al., 2000; Pargament, 1999; Zinnbauer et al., 1999).
(26) From such a theological perspective, the distinction between the sacred and the nonsacred
hardly makes sense.
A 49 is a purely social dance that is nonsacred
. "It's fun, [and] it's also where people get to meet each other in informal ways," where courtships are often played out, songs are sung in English, away from the powwow arena, and etiquette and tradition are forgotten, as the focus is on enjoying oneself and making friends.
Also, whoever obeys Allah during a non-sacred month in the sacred land would get more reward than one who obeyed Him in a nonsacred
month in a non-sacred land.