blasphemer


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  • noun

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a person who speaks disrespectfully of sacred things

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But then I grew disenchanted with them after they turned everyone into a blasphemer," he told the court.
He added that punishing a blasphemer was a religious duty enjoined on everyone.
HAFIZABAD -- Nazim-e-Aala Almi Tanzeem-e-Ahle Sunnat Pakistan Allam Ziaullah Qadri stressed the need for making the Blasphemy Act more affective and regretted that no blasphemer in the country had so far been convicted under section 295-C PPC.
The SMS read: "The blasphemer of the Prophet and Koran, Dr Shakil, curses be upon him, deserves only one punishment--beheading.
Blasphemy is an unpardonable offence and no leniency should be shown to blasphemer.
Muhammad Asif a worker at the jewelry market brutally stabbed Masih, calling him a blasphemer and no one dared to intervene.
Manes says, "It is a sure bet that probably 'all' of the 'religious powers that be' of every Christian denomination and organization will be screaming, "Herectic' and Blasphemer.
I announce today that this blasphemer, this sinner who has spoken nonsense about the holy Prophet, anyone who murders him, I will reward him with $100,000," Railways Minister Ghulam Ahmad Bilour told a news conference, to applause.
Railways Minister Ghulam Ahmad Bilour told a news conference: "I announce that this blasphemer, this sinner who has spoken nonsense about the holy Prophet, anyone who murders him, I will reward him with $100,000.
John Newton, blasphemer and cruel slave trader, experienced a furious storm at sea and desperately prayed for divine mercy.
The Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility, saying he was punished for being a blasphemer.
The Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility for the killing, saying the minister had been "punished" for being a blasphemer.
Ironically, Salman Taseer's father, Muhammad Din Taseer, had led funeral prayer for Ilamuddin Shaheed, who killed Rajpal, an accused blasphemer, in 1923.
Nash is astute in considering theologians' (especially Aquinas and Vives) changing discussion of the psychology of the blasphemer and the problem of momentary passion and prophylactic devotional measures of guarding against it.