Black Majority Churches and the Meaning of 'Secular Music'
What do you mean by Secular? ‘Secular’ comes from the Latin ‘saeculum' meaning, a period of time (an age or era). This is partly where we get the prayerful phrase, “world without end” or “forever and ever”. Later, it would often refer to the ‘world out there’ separate from the church. In time, the term also came to mean living a life that was without God. The Church was separated from the state and religion became a private matter. Priests and pastors did the sacred spiritual