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1. an avowed, public declaration or statement of intention or purpose.
2. a calling or vocation requiring specialized knowledge, methods, and skills, as well as preparation, in an institution of higher learning, in the scholarly, scientific, and historical principles underlying such methods and skills. A profession continously enlarges its body of knowledge, functions autonomously in formulation of policy, and maintains by force of organization or concerted opinion high standards of achievement and conduct. Members of a profession are committed to continuing study, place service above personal gain, and are committed to providing practical services vital to human and social welfare.
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Learned profession, pronounced Lern-ed, as in burn-bed Biomedical ethics An occupation requiring intense preparation in a body of erudite knowledge–eg, law, medicine, which is applied in service to society, has a system of self-governance and in which success is measured by accomplishments in serving man and society and/or furtherance of knowledge in the field, rather than in personal gain. See Pro bono, Learned profession, Remedial profession, 'Yellow professionalism. '.
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For a Catholic who takes the profession of faith seriously and wishes to understand it fully, signing this statement violates the very freedom of conscience that the bishops claim to support.
(44) It is to be noted that in both the Profession of Faith and Ad tuendam fidem, in reference to matter that is only connected with revelation, the magisterium is described as proposing doctrine "definitively"; the term "infallibly" is not used in these texts.
If we do not find in him a clear profession of faith, we do find its practice.
One will note that terms like shahada are simply omitted ("Muslim profession of faith" is put in its place) and others like hadith and sunna too-sketchily defined.
Turning to Rousseau's "revivalist side," then, I outline the new religion of sincerity presented in the "Profession of Faith of the Savoyard Vicar." Finally, I demonstrate that this religious doctrine, with its radical innovations, is systematically structured not only to solve each of the problems of the above critique but also to fulfill the Enlightenment goal of wholeness that underlies it.
Conde insists she lives in and writes of the "real" world and that she finds herself often misunderstood: "Les gens cherchent 'toujours des heros militants ou des heros positifs, alors que je n'en presente ja-mais." Her literary profession of faith is to write "sans grands tortionnaires ni somptueux martyrs....
This exile was only compounded by the October circle (some of them my graduate students), reluctant to acknowledge that their post-Modernist profession of faith did not supplant Modernism that only manifested its next dialectical step, not to say its dernier cri.
Stoddard defended repentance and a profession of faith as adequate, while Mather demanded the relation of a personal experience of grace.
"My Brazilian co-pilot, Captain Amari, will be giving the Shahadah, or profession of faith," he continues.
His profession of faith in Jesus is so solid that Jesus declares him the "rock" (Cephas) upon which Jesus will build his Church and to whom Jesus will give the keys of the Kingdom.
A number of "born again Christians" are now posting and sharing on social media, news articles and commentaries about how certain members of Congress mocked and ridiculed Supreme Court lawyer and CPA Jocelyn Fabian for her profession of faith and for expounding on her Christian beliefs as the basis for her career related decisions and choices.All this took place as Fabian was invited before Congress in relation to the impeachment complaints filed against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno.
The international commission's 1985 document "Facing Unity" recommends that Roman Catholics recognize the Augsburg Confession--the primary confession of faith of the Lutheran church--as a legitimate profession of faith. "Facing Unity" invites Catholics to recognize Martin Luther as our common teacher, as one whose heritage has been distorted over time.

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