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Their conversion to Christianity--or "reconversion" as Larsen terms it, since all had received some kind of Christian upbringing--was as carefully considered as the conversions of those such as Eliot to agnosticism.
Christianity, Judaism, and Islam), indigenous spiritual beliefs, agnosticism, and atheism in order to gain an understanding of various spiritual systems.
Agnesia is the state of forgetting one's agnosticism when threatened by mortal danger.
As well as teaching children about different 'belief systems' including the major global faiths, atheism, and agnosticism, RE should also develop their ability to debate ethics, such as whether people have the right to express racist views in public, it said.
As well as teaching children about different ``belief systems'' including the major global faiths, atheism, agnosticism and human, RE should also develop their ability to debate ethical dilemmas, such as whether people have the right to express racist views in public, it said.
Copeland suggests the following categories for the various perspectives on the religions, but he does not consider them mutually exclusive: negativism, dialecticism, confessionalism, Christocentric pluralism, theocentric pluralism, soteriocentric pluralism, paradoxical pluralism, nonrelativistic pluralism, and preeschatological agnosticism.
This combination of in-band and out-of-band approaches to data collection lends credence to the vendor's claim of "protocol agnosticism.
By it she means "the belief in the sufficiency of the intellect" and, therefore, "the rejection of prophecy and all religions based on revelation' but not atheism or agnosticism.
It tells the story of how my struggles with career-family conflicts gradually unraveled my intellectual agnosticism, returning me to faith, even if not to church membership.
Oracle CFO Jeff Henley (see page 14) demonstrates a refreshing agnosticism about the degree to which technology has changed the CFO's role.
I understand what the party is fighting for, but I do not agree with the unjust means they undertake to push their beliefs," Decasa reportedly said, adding he particularly found it difficult to condone the NPA's recruitment of minors, collection of revolutionary taxes and the agnosticism.
The incident -- regrettably -- only reinforces the validity of atheism or at least of agnosticism.