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religious faith

Faith Psychology The belief in a 'higher' power or being, often linked to adherence to a particular religion or belonging to the congregation of a particular church
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attempts both to analyze Dewey's thought and to propose a creative reconstruction of the relationship between religious faith and aesthetics rooted primarily in his lifelong work on the connections between psychology, education, and ethics.
Now, five of America's Supreme Court justices have given free reign for Christian-dominant communities to tell Muslims--and all other citizens, including dissenting Christians --to conform to government-mandated religious faith, or leave.
The message is that religious faith is not to intrude into our common public space; it is to be confined to the realm of private preference.
Tony Blair has defended religious faith as a force for good in the world during a televised debate with atheist and columnist Christopher Hitchens.
I really just try to make contact with people, and hopefully to try to be reasonable and persuasive about God and how much our society has to gain by not marginalising religious faith.
Levitt appropriately calls for a deeper and clearer understanding of the religious dimension of the immigrant experience, greater tolerance for religious plurality on the part of everyone (native-born and immigrant alike), and a deeper appreciation of the role and significance of religious faith in our understanding of the immigrant experience in the United States.
JEDDAH/NEW YORK: World leaders have started arriving in New York for the landmark UN General Assembly meeting on the Culture of Peace, which will emphasize the need to respect all cultures and reject the exploitation of religious faiths to kill innocent people.
LONDON -- Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair says his religious faith, although rarely expressed in public, was "hugely important" to him.
It is astounding that in 21st century America a candidate has been placed in the position of having to dispel misconceptions about his religion and to allay fears, apparently harbored by quite a few people, of an inherent conflict between his religious faith and his presidential aspirations.
FAITH AND DOUBT discusses religious faith and comes from a former President of Yeshiva University identified with modern Orthodox Judaism--but this book shouldn't be limited to such an audience.
I am not reassured by Hudson's nondenials intended to placate us into overlooking her homophobic religious faith.
Dawkins starts by protesting against the "abnormally thick wall of respect" that today's etiquette has thrown up around religious faith, and that requires everybody, from whatever position along R.