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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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In similar fashion, nonsectarian, generic, inclusive prayers were offered at some government functions, utterances invoking civil religion, rather than 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.
This nonreligious faith, of course, does not preclude religious faith and is more inclusive than any particular religious faith.
This right should be observed and respected in relation to the children of Israel, as it should be as to all men, or it would not conform to justice and to religion itself to derogate therefrom solely because of a difference of religious faith.
Where belief in the One True God relegates government to a properly subordinate role, polytheism reduces religious faith to mere consumer preferences that can be manipulated by ruling elites to their advantage.
To understand what happened next, one needs to know that religious faith in West Virginia runs as deep as the mines that dot its landscape, with 79 percent of the citizenry embracing some variant of Protestantism.
Interestingly, 61 per cent of people who said they were of a non-Christian faith and 52 per cent of no religious faith, supported the schools.
Leah is trying to escape and Aggie is torn between her own religious faith and her admiration of Leah, pulled away from orthodoxy by her own curiosity and love of books and learning.
The Racial and Religious Hatred Bill will extend current offences on incitement to racial hatred under the 1986 Public Order Act to cover the stirring up of hatred against people of any religious faith.
There is an examination of religious faith, but in a generic sort of way that emphasizes commonality instead of differences.
Tiara Stewart believes that judges have the right to take pride in their religious faith.
Supporters of the evolution ban, enacted earlier that year by the state legislature, argued that Darwin's theory of natural selection undermined biblical teachings and religious faith because it was at odds with Genesis.