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Secularism

  • By: Rajeev Bhargava
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

The term secularism was coined at the time of the European Enlightenment to demarcate aspects of society that are separate from religion. Currently, it is used in several different senses. It is a word that refers to (a) secular humanism and ...

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