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agnostic

Stephen Bullivant and Lois Lee.

in A Dictionary of Atheism

P ublished online November 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religion and Atheism. 91 words.

Of or pertaining to strong or weak *agnosticism. The term can be used to identify a person or

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agnosticism

Stephen Bullivant and Lois Lee.

in A Dictionary of Atheism

P ublished online November 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religion and Atheism. 352 words.

1. Agnosticism is a theory, belief, or ideology entailing the belief that nothing is known or can be known of

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alternative spirituality

Stephen Bullivant and Lois Lee.

in A Dictionary of Atheism

P ublished online November 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religion and Atheism. 57 words.

An individualistic form of *existential culture that typically (but not always) combines belief in some form of divinity with

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American Atheists

Stephen Bullivant and Lois Lee.

in A Dictionary of Atheism

P ublished online November 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religion and Atheism. 100 words.

One of the best-known *secularist and *atheist pressure groups and civil liberties campaign organizations. It was founded by

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American Humanist Association

Stephen Bullivant and Lois Lee.

in A Dictionary of Atheism

P ublished online November 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religion and Atheism. 137 words.

Leading US-based *humanist (and more broadly, *secularist and *nonreligious) campaigning and educational organization, founded in 1941

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anti-clericalism

Stephen Bullivant and Lois Lee.

in A Dictionary of Atheism

P ublished online November 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religion and Atheism. 212 words.

Opposed to clericalism; that is, clerical principles, rule, influence, or partisanship. Anti-clericalism is a particular form of *anti-religion.

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anti-religion

Stephen Bullivant and Lois Lee.

in A Dictionary of Atheism

P ublished online November 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religion and Atheism. 121 words.

Opposition to, or a rejection of, religion. Anti-religion and its derivatives (anti-religious, anti-religiosity) may identify a generalized oppositional stance to

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anti-theism

Stephen Bullivant and Lois Lee.

in A Dictionary of Atheism

P ublished online November 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religion and Atheism. 70 words.

Opposition to, or a rejection of, theism. Anti-theism and its derivatives (anti-theist, anti-theistic) are often used of or by *

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apatheism

Stephen Bullivant and Lois Lee.

in A Dictionary of Atheism

P ublished online November 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religion and Atheism. 7 words.

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areligion

Stephen Bullivant and Lois Lee.

in A Dictionary of Atheism

P ublished online November 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religion and Atheism. 72 words.

The absence of religion. Areligion is distinguished from *nonreligion (1), meaning contradistinction from religion, including hostile

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