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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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* 19% of African-Americans feel science education could have a positive effect on a child's religious faith, compared with 14% of Latino respondents.
offers a thoughtful and cogent "inductive" account of the relationship between the ethical and aesthetic aspects of religious faith through an ethnographic account of the Good Friday liturgies at San Fernando Cathedral in San Antonio, Texas.
Conversely religious faiths and denominations must recognise the liberty of those who differ from them.
Determined to eradicate the evils of fettered consciences and forced religious faith, Baptists Roger Williams and John Clarke spearheaded the establishment of the Rhode Island colony as a refuge for persons of all religious faiths or no faith, a place--the first in the world--that welcomed freedom of conscience, harbored religious liberty for all and separated church and state.
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.
Require that reasonable application of individual rights to exercise religious faith and practice be balanced against the necessity of maintaining safe and secure correctional facilities, accommodating religious differences among offenders of different faiths, and ensuring that such facilities are free of religious coercion;
TONY Blair has defended religious faith as a force for good in the world in a TV debate with atheist and columnist Christopher Hitchens.
Summary: Tony Blair has defended religious faith as a force for good in the world during a debate with atheist and columnist Christopher Hitchens.
"Jewish Meditation Practices for Everyday Life: Awakening Your Heart, Connecting with God" blends the traditions of meditation from Buddhism with the western Abrahamic religious faith. There is a focus on Judaism, but Jewish Meditation Practices for Everyday life is meant to benefit readers of all faiths and backgrounds, be they Jew, non-Jew, or even non-religious.
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."
The new leader of the Roman Catholic church in England and Wales has urged society not to marginalise religious faith.
He spoke of his own religious faith being a comfort to him at all times and said faith was "a powerful force for good in the modern world."