And when he had lived long, and was borne to his grave a hoary corpse, followed by Faith
, an aged woman, and children and grandchildren, a goodly procession, besides neighbors not a few, they carved no hopeful verse upon his tombstone, for his dying hour was gloom.
The Los Angeles Times, in a July 15 editorial, pointed out, "As the Supreme Court has noted repeatedly, religious freedom in this country is enjoyed not only by members of mainstream faiths
but also by adherents of unusual or even unpopular religions, who in seeking to secure their legal rights have expanded religious freedom for everyone.
How then are Lutherans to relate to people of other faiths
in this interreligious age?
We believe,' say the signatories, who range from Cardinal Cormac Murphy O'Connor of the Catholic Church to Sir Iqbal Sacranie of the Muslim Council of Britain, 'that schools with a religious designation should teach not only their own faith
but also an awareness of the tenets of other faiths
She was impressed with their devotion to God and how their faith
influenced their lives.
If I could not find a way to discuss faiths
equally in the classroom I decided to seek out other avenues of discussing world religions with fellow students who were as equally devout in their faith
traditions as I was in mine.
Towey's attack on the religious faith
of people who oppose the political program of the administration is a symptom of exactly what is wrong with the Faith
-Based Initiative: it is not now nor has it ever been about faith
, except in the sense that the idea of faith
is being cleverly used to promote a political program.
What they lack in sheer numbers, however, they more than make up for with spirit, activism, and an unabashed expression of faith
But theirs was not faith
in the modern sense of the word.
The fact that Christianity and Islam are both missionary faiths
and currently fighting in parts of the world, such as Sudan and Pakistan, is a separate issue, he said.
In this model, A has faith
in B if A has a personal relationship with B, trusts B, believes certain propositions about B, and B caused A to be in this relationship.