These are terms mentioned in this book that are either especially important or so unimportant that few people will know their meaning.
AGNOSTIC: One who withholds judgment on the existence or nonexistence of supernatural entities on the grounds that it cannot be known with any certainty. Coined by 19th-century biologist Thomas Huxley.
ATHEIST: One who does not believe in the existence of a god or gods.
BAHA’I: A religion born in the mid-19th century as an offshoot of Babism (which was an offshoot of Shia Islam, which was an early division of original Islam). Has many admirable humanistic tenets, including equality of sexes, abolishing racial and religious prejudice, and universal education.
BRIGHTS: A recent attempt at a positive term ...