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sec·u·lar·i·ty

 (sĕk′yə-lăr′ĭ-tē)
n. pl. sec·u·lar·i·ties
1. The condition or quality of being secular.
2. Something secular.
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secularity

(ˌsɛkjʊˈlærɪtɪ)
n, pl -ties
1. the state or condition of being secular
2. interest in or adherence to secular things
3. a secular concern or matter
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sec•u•lar•i•ty

(ˌsɛk yəˈlær ɪ ti)

n., pl. -ties.
1. secular views or beliefs; secularism.
2. the state of being devoted to the affairs of the world; worldliness.
3. a secular matter.
[1350–1400]
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Geology has initiated us into the secularity of nature, and taught us to disuse our dame-school measures, and exchange our Mosaic and Ptolemaic schemes for her large style.
It is playing with fire and it would burn at least the secularity of India,' the president remarked in an interview with Vice News, a Canadian-American media outlet.
President Arif Alvi has warned that the move to do away with the autonomous status of occupied Kashmir will destroy the "secularity" of the India state.
Correspondingly, many Jewish Israelis view themselves as either "religious" or "secular." Many other Israeli citizens, particularly among those of Mizrahi and/or Sephardi background, carve out what they perceive to be a middle ground between religion and secularity by referring to themselves as "traditional"that is, neither ultra-secular (that is to say, anti-religious in principle), nor ultra-observant of Halakhah.
Their topics include what it is to be human: a unified model suggesting history will have the last word, political secularity in India before modern secularism: a tentative overview, from local universalism to global contextualism, democracy disrupted: the global politics of protest, and a manifesto for the social sciences.
In effect, from the 1970s onwards the idea that secularization or secularity can provoke a weakening of religious beliefs and institutions seems to be increasingly implausible in scientific discourse.
According to OPC, the Yoruba must have their radio stations, as well as other tribes, contending that Nigeria was a secular state with different religions and tribes, adding that whatever the government was doing should reflect the secularity of the Nigerian nation.
The university's secularity will only be accepted when there are temples, mosques, gurudwaras, etc, side-by-side," Pratap added.
They have published 17 papers and book chapters related to the study, and Secularity and Science: What Scientists Around the World Really Think About Religion will be released in spring 2019.
Meanwhile, Yuval Shany, committee chairman, stressed that "the decisions are not directed against the notion of secularity, nor are they an endorsement of a custom which many on the Committee, including myself, regard as a form of oppression of women."
The post-secular chastens the unreflective posture of modernist society (the world of the technocratic paradigm), and might similarly call the church to deeper thinking about the contribution of secularity to the faith community.