nonchristian


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not believing in Christ

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Those at Edinburgh in 1910 presumed that Christianity was being spread by top-down activity of European missionaries--educated elites like themselves, (68) often with close relationships to colonial governments, who were "carrying the gospel to all the nonChristian world" in a one-way direction from what was seen as the centre to the periphery.
However, other faiths such as Eastern Orthodox, Coptic Christians, Orthodox Jewish communities, Evangelical Protestants, some Reformed Churches, Pentecostals and nonChristian communities including Muslims and various Asian religions are also hostile to the reviling of traditional God-ordered marriage by the obscene, unhealthy promiscuity of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Trans-sexual, Queer (GLBTQ) activists.
The significant growth in recent decades of nonChristian immigrants, some of whose rituals and practices discomfort many, including Kenney, represents yet another challenge.
7, 1965) [hereinafter Gaudium et Spes]; SECOND VATICAN ECUMENICAL COUNCIL, DECLARATION ON THE RELATIONSHIP OF THE CHURCH TO NONCHRISTIAN RELIGIONS, Nostra Aetate (Oct.
The more marked Muslims and Jews were the darker Andalusians, but for those who could "pass," a program of uprooting their "hidden" Muslimness or Jewishness followed, and for those who were Christian but of darker complexion, presuppositions of their origins made them bearers of a nonChristian past through which illegitimate traits could surface.
Bowen's anthology therefore functions something like a kidney, sterilizing Christian criticism for nonChristian readers and postmodernism for the small Christian liberal arts college environment, with the result that those essays which most effectively serve this purpose are neither fully Christian nor fully postmodern.
He is male, not female; aristocratic, not peasant; Christian, not nonChristian, and so on.
He expressed dismay at "leftists" who "don't understand that criminals don't care about laws," resentment of minorities who are "held to a different standard than the white students," and irritation at the presence of "atheist professors, Jewish, and other nonChristian staff" at a Methodist-affiliated university.
Democrats received 13% more votes from those of nonchristian faiths.
In this, some nonChristian higher religions were recognized, thereby advocating for religious tolerance and a comparative study of religions.
It is not clear whether he intended to exclude Turks, Jews, and other nonChristian believers from toleration, as McLoughlin argues in New England Dissent, 1:98, n.
Even though the emphasis in the study of folk religion is laid on its nonChristian part, it is still a set of beliefs where Christian elements intersect with pagan ones.
A wide variety of reasons was offered, such as complaints about erotic content, nonChristian religious texts or racially offensive materials.
A bid to allow nonChristian traders to open on Christmas Day has been defeated after an MP warned it would lead to 'ghetto shops'.