loss of belief

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Everton are obviously in a bad place at the moment and, like every football club that is struggling, it's mainly down to a loss of belief," Allardyce said.
If there has been a loss of confidence and courage of convictions in elements of Swansea's display, what will be fatal will be the loss of belief in what the manager is setting out should the winless run continue.
Davidman shows us how leaving one's religious community is less about loss of belief per se and more about gendered embodied practice: unlearning old practices and attempting to learn new ones.
Given he had yet to improve his players' fragile confidence, the suspicion remained that an early Saints goal would result in a further loss of belief and another convincing defeat.
Privatization and loss of belief do not inevitably accompany that differentiation, although in Western Europe they have.
These are but symptoms of the real malaise afflicting the Church of England--which is nothing less than a loss of belief in its own Scriptural doctrines.
He shows how this works in debates over abortion, euthanasia, religious liberty, equality and other issues where the loss of belief in a normative cosmic order (whether theistic or natural) costs us more than we can admit to ourselves, because this loss makes moral reasoning impossible.
Wallerstein observed that this depressed state could not simply be explained by recent electoral victories by the right and analyzed it as having two main causes: the defeat of the left's "two-step" strategy pursued for over a century, and the loss of belief in inevitable progress.
Belief has been the key to Perch's renaissance, with the defender suffering a huge loss of belief following a torrid start to life at St James' Park.
That breeds the loss of belief that was so clear 18 minutes from the end, when Joe Mason's pass sent him haring through on goal.
Otherwise, life often turns into a sad existence, marked by a series of unsuccessful psychological and psychiatric therapies as well as loss of belief in God, humanity, and love as is frequently described in letters and testimonies of LGBT Christians.