Nonsectarianism vs Nonsectarian - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between nonsectarianism and nonsectarian
is that nonsectarianism
is independence from any particular sect, party or denomination the opposite of sectarianism while nonsectarian
is one who is not a sectarian.
As an adjective nonsectarian is
of or pertaining to nonsectarianism
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
Independence from any particular sect, party or denomination. The opposite of sectarianism.
Newly unearthed letter affirms Ezra Cornell's commitment to university's nonsectarianism", Jill Goetz, Cornell Chronicle
Of or pertaining to nonsectarianism .
*1818 , Methodist Review , publ. Methodist Book Concern, pg. 538:
*:The children will not go to church, few will attend Sunday school, but they will attend a nonsectarian Bible school.
*1915 , William Henry Slingerland, Child Welfare Work in Pennsylvania: A Co-operative Study of Child-helping Agencies and Institutions , Russell Sage Foundation, Dept. of Child-helping,
*:The cottage institutions are first divided into two sections; the nonsectarian and those under some church management.
*2009 , William L Cleveland and Martin Bunton, A History of the Modern Middle East , 4th ed., Seal Press, ISBN 9780813343747,
*:Christian Arabs, as members of a restricted minority community, had a special interest in promoting the concept of equality based on nonsectarian considerations, but the appeal of a shared sentiment of Arabness attracted Muslims too.
One who is not a sectarian.