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In the education reform world, those of us who can retreat to our own sacred places sometimes expect to be praised for the simple reason that we take notice of the profane at all.
THE SACRED AND THE PROFANE: A FORMER D.C. CHARTER SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER CALLS FOR CHANGEVALERIE STRAUSSSEPTEMBER 23, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Warner’s male managers and colleagues referred to her with a profane epithet, as well as an “idiot,” and a “nobody,” she alleges in her suit.
AMAZON PLEDGES TO INVESTIGATE DISCRIMINATION AFTER INTERNAL PETITION WINS BACKING OF HUNDREDS OF EMPLOYEESJAY GREENEJULY 23, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled for a Pennsylvania cheerleader whose profane off-campus rant cost her a spot on the squad, saying the First Amendment rights of public school students are not to be easily cast aside.
SUPREME COURT SIDES WITH HIGH SCHOOL CHEERLEADER IN FREE-SPEECH DISPUTE OVER PROFANE SNAPCHAT RANTROBERT BARNESJUNE 23, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Joan Henry Ursinus died; a Lutheran divine, eminent for his learning in sacred and profane history.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
Those who hold the truth cannot enter into it with the infidel, the unbeliever, the erroneous or profane.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
That dwell in sepulchres, and sleep in the temple of idols: that eat swine's flesh, and profane broth is in their vessels.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
And they shall teach my people the difference between holy and profane, and shew them how to discern between clean and unclean.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Baltasar's profane banquet: his sentence is denounced by a handwriting on the wall, which Daniel reads and interprets.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
And they said: We will not come forth, neither will we obey the king's edict, to profane the sabbath day.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
But Judas pursued them close, punishing the profane, of whom he slew thirty thousand men.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO PROFANE

  • banausic
  • carnal
  • civil
  • earthly
  • earthy
  • fleshly
  • lay
  • materialistic
  • mortal
  • mundane
  • nonsacred
  • nonspiritual
  • physical
  • profane
  • secular
  • sensual
  • subcelestial
  • sublunary
  • terrestrial
  • unhallowed
  • unsacred
  • unsanctified
  • unspiritual
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