article of faith

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Synonyms for article of faith

(Christianity) any of the sections into which a creed or other statement of doctrine is divided

an unshakable belief in something without need for proof or evidence

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Independence is an article of faith for the nationalist zealots.
Reports that are accurate, timely, balanced, correctly sourced and corroborated and relevant to their public," his article of faith says.
It is an article of faith among gun owners that one of the contributing factors in the rise of the Third Reich and the Holocaust was the confiscation of privately owned firearms.
Shabana Mahmood, Labour MP for Ladywood, a lady so quiet we forget her existence, muddies the water still further by telling us that: "The veil is an important article of faith for those who want to wear it".
He said that the RSS has been consistent in stating that it has no role to play in the allegations that are being cast on leaders of its sister wings, and added that it has been an article of faith with the RSS that any individual or organisation indulging in any kind of illegal activity should be subjected to an impartial probe, and thos found guilty, should be punished.
This article of faith I have long believed, indeed, it has always seemed to me that the best argument for our belief in the Resurrection, is that the idea that death will separate us forever from those we love is an intolerable idea.
Since it is now an article of faith that you need big stars to finance a straight play on Broadway, it definitely helps to have Kiefer Sutherland and Chris Noth onboard for this revival of "That Championship Season.
It should the our greatest strength that we don't have, on the end of our tongues, a brief and pithy rationalization for the structure and purpose of the whole universe, only a statement, that to some scientists, is a scandal: an article of faith.
Belief in science as an explanation for everything is as much an article of faith as belief in God.
So with that as my article of faith I feel really delighted and honored.
But Eweida did not argue that a Christian must wear a cross as an article of faith.
They simply assert, as an article of faith, that "there is no safe level of exposure to tobacco smoke.
Mr Rosser says he is avoiding theology, but a Nobel Prize winning scientist states: "We all believe, as an article of faith, that life evolved from dead matter on this planet.
It's been an article of faith that one of the biggest roadblocks to boosting wind and solar generating capacity is the electrical grid.
The supposed threat of human civilization against a fragile Earth has become an article of faith, especially in the realm of global warming activism.