In other words, if the church does not provide customized evangelism and care, believers
will break away.
Iqbal's response to the thesis that Islam as a religion is a historical phenomenon regularly reshaped by the multiple interpretations of its believers
is to maintain there is a "core", "reified", "essential inner reality", a "metaphysical, metahistorical" message of Islam.
Reformed spirituality: An introduction for believers
The basic units of Old Believer
community, the "concord" (soglasiia), came to represent a wide range of sacramental procedure.
It was, however, here that I first came across the Old Believers
, specifically their community in Moscow, an economically active, entrepreneurial community which seemed to fit Weber's general thesis while rejecting narrow, parochial interpretations of it.
In Faith and Speculation Farrer implied that the believer
may achieve the identification of his or her will with God's in deliberate contemplative acts.
So, for the believer
, blaming religion enables them not to have to face themselves and their own emotional lack.
observes that in introductory courses on the OT, "the goals are to read texts in their original historical contexts and to determine as closely as possible the author's original intention and how the original audience would have understood the text" (167); the issue that then arises is how the biblical text can be seen as having significance today, how it can speak "religiously" to believers
today after such an analysis.
With the right kind of evidence, the doubter can become a believer
Affiliative true believers
often remain emotionally close to family members; however, like the unwavering true believer
, they may feel angry toward them.
But, the likes of Daydream Believer
and Last Train to Clarksville were in such short supply that they were all saved up for the very end, even reprising the opening I'm a Believer
for the encore.
There is a difference of technique, and, for Wittgenstein, the religious believer
must work to explicate the grammar of this technique (Keightley, 1976).
Baptists countered that baptism was not a mere symbolic act of the isolated self, but it was a participatory act in the relational reality made possible in the believer
by God in Christ through the Holy Spirit.
STANLEY-BASED rider Joan Wright and 20-year-old mare Daydream Believer
pulled off some impressive dressage results at the Veteran Horse Society National Dressage Championships near Solihull in the West Midlands.
In this way, all here are the same, whether rich or poor, educated or uneducated, Easterner or Westerner, believer
, and within believers
whether Buddhist, Christian, Jewish, Muslim, and so on.