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The Sacred and the Profane

The Sacred and the Profane

Author: Carissa Wyant
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This lesson introduces and juxtaposes the concepts of the sacred and the profane, where "profane" is understood broadly as that which is necessarily "profanus," i.e. "outside the temple" and thus not within the realm of the sacred.

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TERMS TO KNOW
  • Sacred

    That which is set apart from the ordinary, the worldly, and the mundane.

  • Profane

    Anything that is "pro fanus" (outside the temple), not spiritual, worldly.