post-Chris·​tian ˌpōst-ˈkris-chən How to pronounce post-Christian (audio)
: following the decline of Christianity as a majority religion
post-Christian values
"My country 'tis of Thee, sweet land of Secularity" will be our new national hymn as America enters the uncharted territory of a post-Christian era.David Davenport

Word History

First Known Use

1929, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of post-Christian was in 1929

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“Post-Christian.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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