unbeliever


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one who habitually or instinctively doubts or questions

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someone who refuses to believe (as in a divinity)

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There is no question about where he stands: the current unbelievers--Hitchins and Richard Dawkins are his main examples--are faced with the fact that "enormous problems still abound" for unbelievers and "The cold world of physical science lacks charm even for some confirmed atheists" (p.
However, the difference between believers and unbelievers is not the result of merely uttering a few words.
Although a majority within each type agree that this is an important reason, the believers are even more likely than the unbelievers to say that this is an important reason for them to attend Mass.
He will share with this unbeliever the understanding of the ratiofidei which he himself has acquired in theological meditation.
17) For more details on the term unbeliever see in Quran, 109.
Perhaps the unbeliever takes "good" to be whatever evokes public approval.
Unbelievers, they claim, are the last oppressed minority in America, and the time has come for a civil-rights movement all their own.
While the believer follows the Augustinian impulse of Anselm's credo ut intelligam (Proslogion 1), the unbeliever adopts the opposite credo, upsetting the right order of things by demanding understanding before believing.
2) To what extent does the portrait of the wagering libertin of this fragment correspond to the unbeliever pictured in the Preface adumbrated by fragments 427-9?
To the objection that a man cannot come to believe simply by recognizing that he will be extremely fortunate if he is right and no worse off if he is wrong, Pascal replies by saying that if an unbeliever will act as if he believes, and if he wants to believe, belief will come to him.
With every disturbance made to the Government and personally to his highness the Prime Minister, with your texts in newspapers, on the internet or on TV and radio shows, you risk public degradation, to be declared as an enemy, informer, rioter, unbeliever, undignified, corruptible .
I still wonder whether Page Six wasn't trying to be snarky about the proud unbeliever Hitchens's battle with mortality.
He applauds Volf's absorbing vision that should engage believer and unbeliever alike.
Dear Editor, - Duke Ellington once remarked that he would never step inside the house of an unbeliever, just in case God smote it while he was there.
With his credentials as an infidel and unbeliever firmly established, our hero moves on to the essentials of the humanist paradox.