worthy of belief

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A half-way good God is not worthy of belief, not worthy of your time.
More than 1,500 visions of Mary have been reported around the world, but in the past century only nine cases have received church approval as worthy of belief.
Raymond Laverty, from support group Families Against Supergrass Trials, said: "It is regrettable that the use of uncorroborated, unsupportive supergrasses is re-emerging in this jurisdiction when one considers that throughout such show trials in the past the evidence provided by the supergrass has been demonstrated to be unreliable, dishonest, contaminated, collusive and not worthy of belief.
However, when focusing on Aristotle's insistence that an orator should appear worthy of belief by being judged to possess goodwill towards his hearers, Cicero construed this as "winning favor to color the perceptions of the auditors, thus identifying winning goodwill with emotional appeal" (pp.
Justice Department lawyers argue that the professors were "hired" experts, not worthy of belief.
Intended to protect sexual assault victims from unwarranted intrusions into their private lives, Rape Shield laws prevent defendants charged with sexual assault from unfairly attacking the victim's morality in attempt to cast her as unchaste, not worthy of belief, or otherwise "having asked for it.
About Dick Moore," the editor remarked "we have but little to say, as any statement that he may make is not worthy of belief.
We used to regard such people as worthy of belief and trust.
Raymond Laverty, of Families Against Supergrass Trials, said: "Throughout such show trials in the past, the evidence of such supergrasses has been demonstrated as unreliable, dishonest, contaminated, collusive and not worthy of belief.
In entering final judgment, which dismissed the strike suit, Judge Patti Englander Henning noted that Asensio's testimony against the settlement was "not worthy of belief," and stated that Asensio had "a hidden agenda.
In so doing, the self-described lapsed atheist encourages both Christians and secularists to examine their bases for determining whether something is worthy of belief.
However, one of the defendant's counsel said the two men were sitting talking in the car and the suggestion that he had formed a conspiracy to abduct a child was not worthy of belief.