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And now, having such an auxiliary, you must do your best to show the unbelievers that you are right.
Though it was not literally true, as was facetiously charged against him by public unbelievers, that he called aloud to his fellow-creatures: 'Curse your souls and bodies, come here and be blessed
It is only near you, unbelievers, that my trouble fades like a mist under the eye of day.
It was very edifying to see these unbelievers shake their heads and frown, and hear them hold forth strongly upon navigation: not that they knew anything about it, but that they always mistrusted the captain in calm weather, or when the wind was adverse.
The first mate, who whistled for it zealously, was much respected for his perseverance, and was regarded even by the unbelievers as a first-rate sailor.
The popular imagination ran wild with this myth of the deliberate unbeliever, nourishing the demonization of Jews and promoting blood libels, well-poisoning charges, and other such late-medieval accusations.
Phillips analyzes four thinkers, who were all popular moralists in mid-twentieth-century Britain: secular humanist Julian Huxley (1887-1975); unbeliever Bertrand Russell, (1872-1970); Catholic convert Malcom Muggeridge, (1903-90); and Catholic Barbara Ward, (1914-81).
It is the expression of this belief that differentiates a true Muslim from an unbeliever, or one who associates others with God in His Divinity.
The typical unknowing unbeliever, a third of adult Catholics, is more likely to be a white, Vatican n or post-Vatican n Catholic who lives in the Northeast and votes Democrat or independent (but not Republican).
17) Here again, rather than an apology against the unbeliever, Merton saw Anselm's so-called "ontological argument" for the existence of God as an opportunity for reasonable dialogue.
an unbeliever, another old crank in the long history
He supports the fact that questioning applies to the believer as well as to the unbeliever.