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Synonyms for article of faith

(Christianity) any of the sections into which a creed or other statement of doctrine is divided

an unshakable belief in something without need for proof or evidence

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It is possible to teach Lutheran doctrines without indoctrinating when the catechisms, principle articles of faith, and confessions are intentionally separated from the rote repetition and memorization of articles and doctrines that may be completely divorced from the context and world of personal experience.
This article re-introduces and assesses the so-called Twelve Articles of Faith of many Asian Protestant churches, which may be called the first Asian ecumenical confession of faith.
The idea that "always reforming" involves attention to "modern knowledge" comes from the original mandate of the Articles of Faith Committee (now Committee on Doctrine) which was ordered to interpret our tradition in light of "thought-forms of today.
These articles of faith are Kesh, Kanga, Kara, Kachera and Kirpan -that translates from Punjabi as uncut hair, which is a gift from god, a wooden comb to keep hair in place under turbans and an iron bracelet, which serves as a reminder to follow a moral code.
Freedom, optimism, diversity, self-sufficiency and roll-up-the-sleeves hard work are articles of faith in America.
As well as including information on the position of the cycle in relation to other texts and on suggested authorship, the Introduction and copious annotations concern the basic articles of faith and Lateran IV.
49 while Brand's Articles Of Faith went down from pounds 15.
In his analysis, Blackwell shows how Inchofer introduced a theological novelty by distinguishing "very probable" articles of faith from absolutely certain articles.
Interestingly, the same report states 50% in the region consider themselves Christian, even if all they have done is mentally subscribe to the Church of England's 39 articles of faith.
These are not articles of faith, such as one would find in a Christian creed, but they do constitute the praeambula fidei, the preambles of faith.
But he also noted that one of the 13 Articles of Faith, describing the fundamental beliefs of members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, is to sustain government.
Leith-Ross not only describes their lives and times, including the transition from father to son as premier horticulturists, but also lists the plants received from 1629-33 and in 1634 as well as the amazing list of rarities in the Musaeum Tradescentianum, including its eggs, birds, books, costumes, instruments of war, articles of faith imperial medals, and specimens of animals and plants from as far away as Russia, Africa and America.
It is rather a confused posture that thinks that all articles of faith are to be either accepted or rejected.
Minor Threat, The Offenders, Black Flag, Articles of Faith, Poison Idea, Negative Approach, and Bad Brains were washed over by muscle-bound nightmares stuck in a tattoo-y confusion of whom to hit and where to place all the chugga chugga solos.