- the process by which a SOCIETY becomes increasingly SECULAR.
Concise dictionary of Religion. 2012.
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Secularization — • An authorization given to religious with solemn vows and by extension to those with simple vows to live for a time or permanently in the world Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Secularization Secularization … Catholic encyclopedia
secularization — secularization, secularization thesis Secularization is the process whereby, especially in modern industrial societies, religious beliefs, practices, and institutions lose social significance. The decline of religion is measured by religious… … Dictionary of sociology
Secularization — Sec u*lar*i*za tion, n. [Cf. F. s[ e]cularisation.] 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… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
secularization — (n.) 1706; see SECULARIZE (Cf. secularize) + ATION (Cf. ation) … Etymology dictionary
Secularization — Sociology … Wikipedia
secularization — noun see secularize … New Collegiate Dictionary
secularization — See secularize. * * * … Universalium
secularization — noun The process of making secular … Wiktionary
secularization — n. act of making secular, act of making nonreligious, act of making worldlysecÂ·uÂ·larÂ·iÂ·zaÂ·tion || â€šsekjÉ™lÉ™rÉ™ zeÉªÊƒn / kjÊŠlÉ™raÉª … English contemporary dictionary
secularization — sec·u·lar·iza·tion … English syllables