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Ethical Culture

noun
1.
a movement founded by Felix Adler in 1876 that stresses the importance of ethical behavior independent of religious beliefs.
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  • It may think to stop short in an Ethical Culture, but it cannot.

  • When religion departs from the emotional phase it becomes merely a "school of philosophy," or an "Ethical Culture society."

    Your Mind and How to Use It

    William Walker Atkinson
  • You have coaxed me up with confidence and praise, you have steadied me with Ethical Culture books, and essays, and sermons.

    Lady of the Decoration Frances Little
  • The devil of to-day believes that Ethical Culture should be the slogan, the watchword, the shibboleth of every pulpit and rostrum.

    Is the Devil a Myth? C. F. Wimberly
  • Civilization, which is but another name for Ethical Culture, is the outcome of the inherited experiences of thousands of years.

    Religion and Lust James Weir
  • They do a work which neither Unitarianism nor Ethical Culture attempt even to do.

    The Story of My Mind M. M. Mangasarian
  • Would this state of affairs be remedied if, instead of churches, we had societies of Ethical Culture?

  • For that service the social education of women must be lifted to a far higher plane of intellectual and Ethical Culture.

    The Family and it's Members Anna Garlin Spencer
  • Solicitude for the Ethical Culture of humanity is characteristic of these mystic groups.

  • He wants to exercise the functions of a lecturer in an Ethical Culture society.

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