What Does "Secular" Mean?
In other words:
1 a : of or relating to the worldly or temporal <secular concerns> b : not overtly or specifically religious <secular music> c : not ecclesiastical or clerical <secular courts> <secular landowners>
Definition from Merriam-Webster
What Secular Is Not:
- Secularism is not opposed to the free practice of religion.
- Secularism is not restricted to Atheists (though a majority are).
- Secularism is not against God or anti-God.
What Secular Is:
- Secularism advocates the separation of Church and State.
- Secularism is based in rejecting the notion that religion is required for a moral, just society.
- Secularism is about the freedom from religion, spirituality, or theism.