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Synonyms for apostate

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Synonyms for apostate

a disloyal person who betrays or deserts his cause or religion or political party or friend etc

not faithful to religion or party or cause

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The statement should give confidence and new hope to all apostates in Malaysia.
The Assyrian and Chaldean deputy also complained of the Civil Code treatment of religious minorities, such the inheritance rule in Article 881, which states that an apostate does not inherit from a Muslim, while a Muslim, being the heir of an apostate, inherits the funds.
What enhances this work is a thirty-two page essay, with notes, which includes brief but helpful narratives of the lives of several of these apostates and a detailed analysis of the design, use, and reuse of prints of the Shakers.
Converts and switchers, however, were more likely to have played pretend, and apostates were the most likely to have done so.
But I also wanted to know what he believed: Do apostates deserve to be killed?
Nasrallah calls those groups takfiris a term for Muslims who declare other Muslims apostates deserving of death.
1) states: "Church funeral rites are to be denied to the following, unless they gave some signs of repentance before death: Notorious apostates, heretics and schismatics.
Al-Qaeda is a Sunni Muslim organisation that views Shiites as apostates.
Sunni militants often carry out attacks targeting members of Iraq's Shiite majority, whom they consider apostates.
No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attacks, but Sunni militants linked to Al Qaeda often target Shiite Muslims, whom they regard as apostates, in simultaneous and mass-casualty bombings.
No group immediately claimed responsibility for the latest attacks, but Sunni militants linked to Al-Qaeda often set off coordinated explosions, in particular targeting Shiites whom they regard as apostates, in a bid to foster tensions and undermine confidence in the security forces.
So let the church teach, and do not defend apostates in the church.
For this, we in the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan, we will continue Jihad and fighting of enemies of Allah without tiring or boredom, and we will continue to target the government, police, army, Pakistani security forces, and all who supported the crusaders and apostates in their campaign against Islam, the statement said.
I don't think the comparison to Jewish apostates in Medieval times is validjust too many dissimilar points in the two casesbut I still think Hillel's dictum 'That which is abhorrent to you ' should apply.
Many scholars argue that the tradition that all apostates had to be killed had its origin during these wars of rebellion and not during Mohammed's time.