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  • 1Secular Jewish culture — embraces several related phenomena; above all, it is the culture of secular communities of Jewish people, but it can also include the cultural contributions of individuals who identify as secular Jews, or even those of religious Jews working in… …

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  • 2Secular humanism — is a humanist philosophy that upholds reason, ethics and justice, and specifically rejects the supernatural and the spiritual as the basis of moral reflection and decision making. Like other types of humanism, secular humanism is a life stance… …

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  • 3Secular state — A secular state is a concept of secularism, whereby a state or country purports to be officially neutral in matters of religion, supporting neither religion nor irreligion.[1] A secular state also claims to treat all its citizens equally… …

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  • 4secular — adj. & n. adj. 1 concerned with the affairs of this world; not spiritual or sacred. 2 (of education etc.) not concerned with religion or religious belief. 3 a not ecclesiastical or monastic. b (of clergy) not bound by a religious rule. 4… …

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  • 5secular — Not spiritual; not ecclesiastical; relating to affairs of the present (temporal) world …

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  • 6secular business — As used in Sunday closing laws, this term includes all forms of activity in the business affairs of life, the prosecution of a trade or employment, and commercial dealings, such as the making of promissory notes, lending money, and the like …

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  • 7ECONOMIC AFFAIRS — THE PRE MANDATE (LATE OTTOMAN) PERIOD Geography and Borders In September 1923 a new political entity was formally recognized by the international community. Palestine, or Ereẓ Israel as Jews have continued to refer to it for 2,000 years,… …

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  • 8Toronto Secular Alliance — The Toronto Secular Alliance (TSA) was a citywide secularist organization which began as a student organization based at the University of Toronto. The organization is now known as the Freethought Association of Canada (FAC). Its purpose is to… …

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  • 9Military Affairs — ▪ 2009 Introduction        Russia and Georgia fought a short, intense war in 2008, fueling global fears of a new Cold War. On August 7 Georgia launched an aerial bombardment and ground attacks against its breakaway province of South Ossetia.… …

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  • 10Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs — The Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs is an interdisciplinary academic center at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. and is considered a global leader in the study of religion and world affairs. Originally conceived as… …

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  • 11Washington Report on Middle East Affairs — The Washington Report on Middle East Affairs is a magazine published 9 times per year in Washington, D.C. that focuses on news and analysis from and about the Middle East and U.S. policy in that region. [http://www.washington… …

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  • 12Internal Affairs Minister of Israel — The Interior Minister ( he. שר הפנים, Sar HaPnim ), also known as the Minister of Internal Affairs is head of the Israeli Ministry of Interior and an important portfolio in the cabinet. The current Interior Minister is Meir Sheetrit of Kadima. It …

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  • 13Fundamental Statute for the Secular Government of the States of the Church — The Fundamental Statute for the Secular Government of the States of the Church was the constitution of the Papal States conceded by Pope Pius IX as a result of the 1848 Revolutions. It was published on 14 March. tructureThe Statute provided for… …

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  • 14Germany — • History divided by time periods, beginning with before 1556 Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Germany     Germany     † …

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  • 15Christianity — /kris chee an i tee/, n., pl. Christianities. 1. the Christian religion, including the Catholic, Protestant, and Eastern Orthodox churches. 2. Christian beliefs or practices; Christian quality or character: Christianity mixed with pagan elements; …

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  • 16japan — japanner, n. /jeuh pan /, n., adj., v., japanned, japanning. n. 1. any of various hard, durable, black varnishes, originally from Japan, for coating wood, metal, or other surfaces. 2. work varnished and figured in the Japanese manner. 3. Japans,… …

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  • 17Japan — /jeuh pan /, n. 1. a constitutional monarchy on a chain of islands off the E coast of Asia: main islands, Hokkaido, Honshu, Kyushu, and Shikoku. 125,716,637; 141,529 sq. mi. (366,560 sq. km). Cap.: Tokyo. Japanese, Nihon, Nippon. 2. Sea of, the… …

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  • 18Hungary — • History of the country Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Hungary     Hungary     † Cathol …

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  • 19ISTANBUL — ISTANBUL, city in N.W. turkey , on both sides of the Bosphorus at its entrance on the Sea of Marmara (for history prior to 1453, see constantinople ). Constantinople was taken from the Byzantine emperor in 1453 by the Ottoman sultan Mehmed II… …

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  • 20Innocent III — (Giovanni Lotario de Conti) 1161? 1216, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1198 1216. * * * orig. Lothar of Segni born 1160/61, Gavignano Castle, Campagna di Roma, Papal States died July 16, 1216, Perugia Pope (1198–1216). Innocent, who was trained in… …

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