One who does not make religion a profession
secular, one of the laity, laic, catechumen, neophyte, proselyte, convert, parishioner, communicant, believer, one of the people, one of the flock, congregation; see also follower, member 1.
Antonyms priest*, ecclesiastic, cleric.
One who is not versed in a subject
nonprofessional, novice, dilettante; see amateur, recruit.
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