If a Lutheran church does not have the Lutheran doctrines or articles of faith
affordably accessible in its own language and logic, how can the church explore the contextual relevance and resonance of these doctrines, much less critically examine them in order to accept or reject them?
Asian churches that have adopted the Twelve Articles of Faith
have not even known their original texts, a knowledge that would be very helpful for them and other Asian churches.
An historical treatment of Islam inevitably draws upon an orientalist repertoire of Bedouin warriors, camel caravans, and desert dwellers; the Five Pillars and articles of faith
seem rigid and archaic.
9 /PRNewswire/ -- Over forty-five members of the United States Congress wrote to the French government today to express concern about a likely ban on religious articles of faith
in French public schools.
If objects such as these represent articles of faith
for the art world's global acolytes, the image of the airport (and systems of transportation in general) has become their summa.
The deeper problem, he intones, is that "myths" of western civilization are regarded as facts whereas they are at best articles of faith
or speculations endorsed by people trained to believe in them.
It is a bright line, and I do not take my articles of faith
and seek to legislate them against people who don't share them.
In the end, unlike Bonaventure, "for whom articles of faith
can also become objects of understanding without ceasing to be objects of faith, Thomas sharply distinguishes between articles of faith
and demonstrations of reason" (171).
The definition of the term "religion"--taken from George Mason, James Madison, and the United States Supreme Court--was "the duty which we owe to our Creator, and the manner of discharging it," which is your form of worship or articles of faith
Shankly was obviously way ahead of his time and some of the methods he used may even have been considered eccentric at the time but are now considered articles of faith
William Stimson examines the oddity of Buddhist insights presented as articles of faith
rather than organic developments of the practice of meditation.
He argued that it is futile and nonsensical for a state to attempt to remove from culture its deeply ingrained articles of faith
for the sake of ultimately giving offense to no one.
One particularly gruesome-but-accurate description appeared in the book Articles of Faith
, a monumental account of the abortion controversy written by former Washington Post reporter Cynthia Gorney.
Her research identified eight articles of faith
that underlie the phenomenal success of high-tech companies: egalitarianism, freedom, informality, trust, responsibility, teamwork, high performance and fun.
Because precision and trustworthiness have long been articles of faith
for CPAs, self-regulatory bodies such as the AICPA SEC Practice Section (SECPS) have taken practical measures to address SEC complaints about the inadequacy of the audit process as it's applied today.