What does the word secular mean?

Usage examples for secular

  1. In point of fact, a great secular crisis was now approaching. – The Expositor's Bible: Ephesians by G. G. Findlay
  2. If unity was to be preserved, a bridge must be built between the secular science of the Greeks and the religious faith of the Church. – The Unity of Civilization by Various
  3. For some unknown reason Thursday in New England was an almost sacred day, a sort of secular Sabbath. – Confessions of Boyhood by John Albee