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Synonyms for born-again

spiritually reborn or converted

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I stood at the kitchen sink in a rented house in North Carolina in 1973 and marveled at how new the world felt after my conversion; my born-again experience was the beginning of a fifteen-year journey into the dark, seductive world of Christian fundamentalism.
On the other hand only 16 percent of born-again Christians, compared to 43 percent of Catholics and 30 percent of Protestants, believe in Darwin's theory of evolution.
Searching for answers, Borden found God, and in 1998 became a born-again Christian and eventually left wrestling - along with his addiction and the dark pursuits that went with it, he said.
Andy Beck may technically consider himself to be a Born-again Biker, but living in the hills around Rothbury he's used to a more laid-back pace of life.
Mr Justice Silber at London's high court heard the man, who claims to be a born-again Christian, has refused to take antipsychotic tablets because it is against his religious beliefs.
Responses to a variety of questions about religious beliefs and practices allowed the analysts to construct the following variables: personal devotion (reflecting how often a woman prays and the importance she attaches to religion), personal conservatism (measuring whether she considers her religion's scriptures divine and free of mistakes, and thinks of herself as a born-again Christian), participation in a religious community (as determined by frequency of attendance at religious services and other activities sponsored by a place of worship) and institutional conservatism (the relative fundamentalism of an individual's religion, as measured on a standard, validated scale).
Anderson's journey from a hopeless, heroin addict to a born-again Christian is told in a series of vignettes, whose impact is diminished by not being told in chronological order.
The born-again Christian claimed having chronic anaemia made it too difficult for her to give a blood sample.
Only born-again Christians give a hoot about working with homosexuals If only people were more tolerant - and got into the spirit of live and let live.
Born-again Christians favor the contract's proposal 55 percent to 39 percent, while other Protestants oppose it 69 percent to 25 percent; Catholics oppose it 52 percent to 41 percent; non-Christians oppose it 65 percent to 30 percent.
Members of the born-again Christian movement were not hysterical zealots, in his view; rather, they were honest, caring Americans who were overwhelmed by social turmoil and fearful of changes in their homes, communities, and country.
It's a message that secular liberals and born-again Christians both have to listen to with open ears" (Evan Fisk, GO Magazine).
The born-again singer revealed: "Life will never be the same again.
Barna wrote, "While it may be alarming to discover that born-again Christians are more likely than others to experience a divorce, that pattern has been in place for quite some time.
Getting along with your born-again neighbor"), the distinguished Barna Research Group defines "born-again Christians" as "people who said they have made a personal commitment to Jesus Christ that is still important in their life today and who also indicated that they believe that when they die they will go to heaven because they had confessed their sins and had accepted Jesus Christ as their savior.