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laity

laymen, as distinguished from clergymen
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Be surprised at how much the lay person can narrow the gap between priest and people.
However, when a judicial campaign committee member solicits a donation from anyone, lay person or lawyer, there is small possibility of de facto intimidation because the judicial candidate is one step removed and would only know the names of donors and the amounts donated.
Every morning Buddhist monks chant the Dhassadama Sutta, which says in verses 1 and 3: "I am now living a different life from that of a lay person. I must now behave in a different manner than that of a lay person." These verses remind us that we monks are, in fact, different from lay persons - primarily because of our commitment to stand apart from the world and serve as guides or beacons of light for others.
A fellow at TERI, and team member of the feature service project, S S Jeevan, said : "While the media can be selective in reporting on environmental matters, papers and research conducted by experts in academic institutions can be difficult for lay persons to understand.
More easily recognised by the lay person, one problem with exercise, especially during the winter, is its tendency to stir the appetite.
The seven-member board is comprised of three members from the funeral industry, three from cemetery and one lay person. The board oversees policies, works on new regulations and laws, review and investigate complaints filed against funeral homes and work with various groups partnered with the board to regulate the funeral profession in the state.
To the lay person the man in the photo may look like he's suffering ill effects from taking the drugs in front of him.
A lay person, Dovre became the spiritual leader on campus.
Featuring a significant amount of complex math, the work attempts to illustrate more difficult concepts with examples from a library environment and on the whole provides a somewhat accessible introduction to operational research for the advanced lay person. The work includes numerous equations and formula and covers many of the statistical and linear equation models common to the subject.
The three clergy and one lay person take up positions in the cathedral's College of Canons in February.
The British Heart Foundation said: "Modern defibrillators are becoming increasingly quick and easy for the lay person to use, which can mean the difference between life and death".
While this book is intended for mental health professionals it is clearly enough written that a lay person could find much useful information.