unsectarian


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unsectarian

(ˌʌnsɛkˈtɛərɪən)
n
someone who is not sectarian
adj
not sectarian
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Adj.1.unsectarian - not restricted to one sect or school or partyunsectarian - not restricted to one sect or school or party; "religious training in a nonsectarian atmosphere"; "nonsectarian colleges"; "a wide and unsectarian interest in religion"- Bertrand Russell
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Over the next thirty years its position rapidly advanced in Britain, gaining episcopal sanction while maintaining a strict unsectarian stance because it published its Bibles 'without note or comment'.
(29) This obviously informed the interpretation of the establishment clause taken by Quick and Garran and, in 1901, Harrison Moore--who believed that it provided for 'strictly unsectarian' government.
The young demonstrating men and women called for social justice and for an unsectarian and secular regime.
For example, "Carson's virtual HMS Belfast is manned, in apparently unsectarian fashion, by 'Both Catestants and Protholics', the playful transposition suggesting the interchangeability of these opposing creeds but also, perhaps, the fatuousness of their antithesis" (110).
friend's unsectarian and self-attained convictions; and the severity
The teachers, as teachers, mostly regarded religion in much the same unsectarian way as did teachers in the Irish National system.
Among the texts that remained in use in Cincinnati schools were the ubiquitous McGuffey readers, of which Lyman Beecher had remarked, "their religion is unsectarian true religion--their morality the morality of the Gospel." (66) To replace the Bible exercises, Cincinnati school leaders introduced in 1875 a system of moral instruction known as the "Memory Gem" method, in which texts on the soul's immortality, the mercy of God, and the cultivation of benevolence, obedience, and thrift were memorized and recited.