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  • adj. Not mystical.

Etymologies

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non- +‎ mystical

Examples

  • “What the Kabbalah Centre is, is equal parts of nonmystical and traditional Jewish wisdom and one part snake oil and hokum,” said Rabbi Yitzchok Adlerstein, chairman of Jewish law and ethics at Loyola Law School in Los Angeles and an Orthodox rabbi who has taught classes in cabala.

    A Jewish Madonna? Is That a Mystery?

  • In contrast to less specific methods of treatment, the social skill training approaches have the advantage of lending themselves to this sort of concise, nonmystical explanation.

    Planned Short-Term Treatment

  • They shared with their nonmystical fellow believers the public practice of prayer, the study of sacred texts, and the deeds of charity.

    Commonweal Magazine

  • The Semites seem to have produced no mysteries -- there is no record of such cults in Babylonia, Syria, Phoenicia, the Hebrew territory, or Arabia; Semitic religion was objective, simple, nonmystical. [

    Introduction to the History of Religions Handbooks on the History of Religions, Volume IV

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