Sect vs Nonsectarianism - What's the difference?

sect | nonsectarianism |


As nouns the difference between sect and nonsectarianism

is that sect is an offshoot of a larger religion; a group sharing particular (often unorthodox) political and/or religious beliefs while nonsectarianism is independence from any particular sect, party or denomination the opposite of sectarianism.

sect

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Noun

(en noun)
  • An offshoot of a larger religion; a group sharing particular (often unorthodox) political and/or religious beliefs.
  • A religious sect .
  • A group following a specific ideal or a leader.
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  • (obsolete) A cutting; a scion.
  • See also

    * cult

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    nonsectarianism

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Independence from any particular sect, party or denomination. The opposite of sectarianism.
  • References

    * " Newly unearthed letter affirms Ezra Cornell's commitment to university's nonsectarianism", Jill Goetz, Cornell Chronicle