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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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Writes George: "'Adult Catholicism' does not mean creating an alternative church, arrogantly breaking faith with the church and her teachings; it means finding ways to take responsibility for them, humbly and together, and to speak of them civilly to those who do not understand, let alone believe.
It lost contact with its target market and, as a consequence, began breaking faith with its core consumer.
It was the beginning of two years of torment, and shortly, when he began to scheme to evade combat, a time of profound guilt that he was breaking faith with his fellow grunts, the most reprehensible crime for soldiers.
After all, they raised these funds on their own, often for mission work or to assist some specialized ministry, and could be breaking faith with the donors if the money were put into the general congregation coffers at year's end.
I had been writing a feature-film script entitled Breaking Faith when I was living in Montreal for awhile in the 1990s.