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Synonyms for godlessness

the doctrine or belief that there is no God


impiety by virtue of not being a godly person


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The Elizabethan and Jacobean stage knew all about horrible acts, but no one had stated better than Shakespeare the principle of tyranny with so sure a grasp of its fundamental nature, which is its practical and fundamental godlessness.
The effect of such a position can be no other than precisely a strong presumption in favor of the salvation of all men since the godlessness of those who reject divine mercy is itself taken up into the kenosis of Christ, rendering such rejection a mere moment in the dialectic of love and sin, which itself functions as a most fitting expression of the original kenosis that constitutes the trinitarian life.
The survey of 2,000 people, to mark the release of epic series 'The Bible' on DVD and Blu-Ray, also revealed that many people had no idea who Adam and Eve were, or who built the Ark, exposing the level of godlessness among Brits.
There is a gap between the ethical standards of a monotheistic religion and the godlessness of the ratings or news values of modern popular culture.
But it is only in the twentieth century in the countries of the so called socialist bloc that godlessness was elevated to the level of state ideology.
of the world abandoned to the godlessness of science, but I cannot share
Secularism is not a synonym for godlessness or atheism or any other form of anti-religiousness, said Berlinerblau, author of How to be Secular: A Call to Arms for Religious Freedom.
Not only did he attack the rise of aggressive secularism in Western societies, he also warned Europeans that they were drifting into a "desert of godlessness.
Norwich sets itself apart as the capital of Godlessness with the highest proportion of people (42.
The irony should not be lost on anyone who remembers the extent to which Soviet evildoing was chalked up to godlessness by many in the West, especially Americans.
Father John O'Hara, Prefect of Religion at the University of Notre Dame during the 1920s, believed that "error whether doctrinal or moral simply had no rights, and the godlessness of the secular campus and the libertinage that was fostered by modern American literature could be banished from Notre Dame without any great loss.
I did the same, though my godlessness came from Lennon rather than Lucretius.
An explanation of the rise of religious political activism lies in the failure of secular political systems that banned women's hijab, disapproved growing traditional beard for men and denied sermons on Friday prayer, seen by many as acts of godlessness, apart from being unable to contain the violence directed particularly at Islamic groups.
At the other extreme, plenty of examples can be found in which a distinctively Christian aesthetic and explicitly Christian inspiration is deemed solely acceptable against the perceived godlessness of contemporary art and contemporary culture.
WHEN I WAS A CHILD, the term secularism was equated to godlessness and thus greatly feared by orthodox Christians.