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Scholars Seek to Reclaim a Dirty Word: Secularism

By Kimberly Winston | Religion News Service

Feb. 22, 2013

A conference at Georgetown University in Washington this week focused on cleaning up what many Americans consider a dirty word — secularism.

The goal of the conference, called “Secularism on the Edge,” was, in part, to define what secularism is and what it is not. It drew participants from France, Israel and the United States — all countries with strong secular and religious strains.

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