apostate


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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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Insulting the Prophet's household is harem [forbidden] and those who intentionally insult it should know that such action is an offense and that he is an apostate," Alavi-Gorgani said in a response to a question about Najafi's song.
Those who would face execution include not only gays but a very long list of others: blasphemers, heretics, apostate Christians, people who cursed or struck their parents, females guilty of "unchastity before marriage," "incorrigible" juvenile delinquents, adulterers, and (probably) telephone psychics.
Irish novelist and critic who early came under the influence of Henry James; he is best known for his romantic and mystical novels about boyhood and adolescence and for a notable autobiography, Apostate (1926).
fr Gr, diabolos, " slanderer " ) In Jewish and Christian theology, an apostate spirit.
Then there is a section of society too preoccupied with declaring each other apostate and infidel to spare time for a child.
Describing Islam Al Behery as an apostate is incorrect.
Two other men accused of so-called apostate crimes were killed the same way.
What should be driven into the mind of Koulias, and every prospective apostate, is that people (the overwhelming majority at least) do not vote for them because they are enchanted by their charm but for the principles of the party they represent.
An apostate, according to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, is "someone whose beliefs have changed and who no longer belongs to a religious or political group.
Desmond begins by setting out fundamental themes regarding kingship and wisdom, then walks readers through a history of philosopher kings that includes Plato's dream, from Plato to Plutarch, Marcus Aurelius, Julian the Apostate, and from Moses to modernity.
Khartoum, June 3 (SUNA) - The National Congress Party (NCP) has rejected the intervention of the British Prime Minister, David Cameron, in the case of the apostate Sudanese woman Abrar (Mariam) and his call for dismissal of the sentence against her.
He has now become 'the Salman Rushdie of music' after clerics in Iran issued fatwas calling him an apostate, which is considered punishable by death under the country's sharia law, The Guardian reports.
In response to the accusations leveled against, Qimni objected to being labeled an apostate and expressed his indifference towards these allegations.
In this second volume in his continuing investigation of the Sabbatian movement that crystallized around the apostate messiah Zevi (1626-76), Halperin (emeritus religious studies, U.
Grace writes, "It is not enough to say that the apostate Alexander Waugh manifests what BBC journalist Denis Sewell calls the 'creeping secular fundamentalism among the wider intelligentsia,' his anti-Papism is positively Victorian in its intensity.