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LAYMAN, eccl. law. One who is not an ecclesiastic nor a clergyman.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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For the purpose of improving the rate of bystander CPR and the ability of the layperson to perform CPR, this study was performed to find out the current status and effects of CPR training, to understand attitudes of layperson towards bystander CPR, and to uncover the barriers to improving bystander CPR rates in China.
The General Instruction for the Roman Missal states that a priest celebrant "may entrust the homily to a con celebrating priest or occasionally to a deacon, but never to a layperson."
To effectively assess laypersons' perspectives on the concept of prayer, the researchers utilized a prototype approach to determine what features (e.g.
As a reference book for undergraduates or the layperson probing the controversial but compelling topic of multiverses, the two appendices provide an important framework.
In her informative, well-organized, and relaxing DVD Therapeutic Massage at Home, Gruver teaches laypersons how to give a massage that eases tension and muscular knots in the back and neck.
Pastors and educated laypersons looking for background on the spirituality of Byzantine Christians will find this volume helpful for both historical and spiritual reasons.
Dr Link'sresearch on chest wall impacts and heart injuries and deaths was an eye-opener for this layperson. He showed a video of a young teen competing in a TaeKwon Do or Karate tournament.
What he describes as "our tendency to be irrational" refers to the layperson's "conventional wisdom," which is often at odds with what scientists have already known to be false for years.
of Maine) offer a layperson's guide to the geological features of beaches along the Atlantic Coast, from Maine to Florida.
The book seems better suited for an introductory college course of genetics, rather than reading for simple enjoyment by the layperson.
Lower Taxes in 7 Easy Steps, by Stephen Fishman (Nolo, 2006), is an ideal guide for the layperson interested in reducing his or her tax bill.
For the layperson, there is a lot to learn but the knowledge is empowering for those willing to make the effort.