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a person who dissents from the doctrine of an established church

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Before the American Revolution, no colony more carefully protected its established church or more aggressively persecuted dissenters than Virginia," he writes.
The prophetic dissenters trace their roots to the religious temper and puritan core of the colonial and early independence periods.
Because of the difficult in discerning who was a Baptist and when, Kreitzer prefers to speak of dissenters who later became self-identified Baptists.
added] (24) </pre> <p>The liberalism of the English dissenters as well as that of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Meanwhile, former Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Hosei Norota said Saturday the LDP dissenters may reactivate a plan to form new party if the LDP leadership removes them from the party.
faction, dissenters can often get the majority to soften its views or at
Ziyi Zhang plays the suspected leader of a group of dissenters - who becomes a target of China's Tang Dynasty - in the visually spectacular ``House of Flying Daggers.
They pursue clues to Palmer's identity, family ties, and religious alignment through directories of learned societies, parish records, and state papers to place her in London during a crucial two years, 1671-73, in the Restoration context of the Declaration of Indulgence (1672) and during the years in which the Crown sought the cooperation of dissenters in tolerating a war with the Dutch.
But the plans for River Garden, as it's known, have drawn hordes of dissenters, some of them as wealthy as Kabacoff.
Posner, the iconoclastic conservative who is one of Sunstein's faculty colleagues--it's no surprise that the author cheers for these dissenters.
In seeking to redress grievances and to change the structures of the nation, these dissenters from corporate and government control endured the full force of government repression, both its frontal assaults and its divisive tactics.
Jakober's characters exhibit great depth, and she explains in an author's note that the attitudes of those involved in the Church as well as those of its dissenters reflect the thoughts and emotions of those who actually lived in medieval Germany.
There were, first, those who saw this reporting change as a power grab by Alan Greenspan: The immensely popular chairman was attempting to muzzle dissenters by outing them.
The Court's action, wrote Justice John Paul Stevens, one of the dissenters, "can only lend credence to the most cynical appraisal of the work of judges throughout the land.
Terry , interestingly, insists that "the scientific and medical construction of homosexuality was and is a collaborative process involving sexual dissenters who appraised science and medicine as enlightened, unbiased, and potentially benevolent avenues for producing knowledge about homosexuality" (p18).