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noun acceptance, allegiance, assurance, assured expectation, belief, certainty, certitude, confidence, conviction, credence, deep-rooted belief, fidelity, fides, firm belief, freedom from doubt, hope, implicit belief, implicit confidence, loyalty, opinio, optimism, persuasio, reliance, sanguine expectation, sanguineness, staunch belief, staunch loyalty, steadfast belief, steadfastness, sureness, surety, troth, trust, unquestioning acceptance, unnhakable trust
Foreign phrases: Fides servanda est.Faith must be obberved. Judiciis posterioribus fides est adhibenda. Credit should be given to the more recent decisions. Ligeantia est quasi legis essentia; est vinculum fidei. Allegiance is the essence of law; it is the bond of faith.
See also: allegiance, confidence, conviction, credence, credibility, fealty, fidelity, outlook, persuasion, probity, prospect, reliance, safety, security, trust, weight
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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.
And he said it was important not to condemn all people of religious faith because of the "bigotry or prejudice shown by some".
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.
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.
But "it's difficult if you talk about religious faith in our political system" and if you do, "frankly, people .
Romney likely will ask to be judged not on speculation about the impact of his religious faith but on his record as a businessman, as the head of the 2002 Winter Olympics and as this state's governor.
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.