A process of decline in the influence of religion. Although modern societies have become increasingly secular, tracing the extent of secularization is a complex matter. Secularization can refer to levels of involvement with religious organizations (such as rates of church attendance), the social and...
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[n] - the activity of changing something (art or education or society or morality etc.) so it is no longer under the control or influence of religion 2. [n] - transfer of property from ecclesiastical to civil possession
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Sec`u·lar·i·za'tion noun [ Confer French sécularisation .] The act of rendering secular, or the state of being rendered secular; conversion from regular or monastic to secular; conversion from religious to lay or secular possession and uses; as, ...
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secularisation noun transfer of property from ecclesiastical to civil possession
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• (n.) The act of rendering secular, or the state of being rendered secular; conversion from regular or monastic to secular; conversion from religious to lay or secular possession and uses; as, the secularization of church property.
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secularization 1. The transfer of property from ecclesiastical to civil possession. 2. A procedure of changing something (art or education or society or morality etc.) so it is no longer under the control or influence of religion. 3. The process of becoming secular; the separation of civil or educ...
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Secularization (or secularisation) is the transformation of a society from close identification with religious values and institutions toward nonreligious (or irreligious) values and secular institutions. Secularization thesis refers to the belief that as societies "progress", particularly through ...
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The process through which religious thinking, practice, and institutions lose their religious and/or social significance. The concept is based on the theory, held by some sociologists, that as societies become industrialized their religious morals, values, and institutions give way to secular ones a...
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1) Change 2) Secularisation
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