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faith

noun acceptance, allegiance, assurance, assured expectation, belief, certainty, certitude, confidence, conviction, credence, deep-rooted belief, fidelity, fides, firm belief, freedom from doubt, hope, implicit belief, implicit confidence, loyalty, opinio, optimism, persuasio, reliance, sanguine expectation, sanguineness, staunch belief, staunch loyalty, steadfast belief, steadfastness, sureness, surety, troth, trust, unquestioning acceptance, unnhakable trust
Foreign phrases: Fides servanda est.Faith must be obberved. Judiciis posterioribus fides est adhibenda. Credit should be given to the more recent decisions. Ligeantia est quasi legis essentia; est vinculum fidei. Allegiance is the essence of law; it is the bond of faith.
See also: allegiance, confidence, conviction, credence, credibility, fealty, fidelity, outlook, persuasion, probity, prospect, reliance, safety, security, trust, weight
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Deeming nonsectarian, generic, inclusive, civil religion insufficient, five extremist, activist Supreme Court justices have granted permission for government officials to mandate the religious faith of American citizens.
Religious faith became an instrument of unrealistic expectations and tragic self-deception.
Religious faith is not merely a maladaptive superstition, Harris writes; it is the "common enemy" for all reasonable people concerned with the preservation of the world as we know it.
The Cross and the Trenches: Religious Faith and Doubt Among British and American Great War Soldiers.
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Although as a family we did not belong to a religious faith, spiritual practice was an active part of daily life.
This flippancy seems to be part of a general editorial animus your publication has toward people of religious faith.
D'Aubigne, Osieja's prime example of a French Protestant writer, engaged not only in the production of apologetic literature, but also spent many years as a soldier resolutely defending his religious faith on the battlefield.
The officers had terminated the inmate's position as a cook in the prison kitchen because he refused to serve pork, an act that violated his Islamic religious faith.
If religious faith doesn't make us laugh out loud with the marvelous joke of the kingdom--the last wind up first, the powerful will be thrown down and the lowly brought up, the meek inherit the whole shooting match--what other reaction ought we to have?
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