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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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? Articles of Faith is published by Freight Books in hardback and ebook
Once induct ed, an Amritdhari Sikh also adopts Five Articles of Faith.
Consider Joseph Smith's 1842 "Articles of Faith." (He lists 13, just like Maimonidesi) Number 11: We worship "according to the dictates of our own conscience, and allow all men the same privilege, let them worship how, where, or what they may" This is a clarion statement of religious pluralism.
This article re-introduces and assesses the so-called Twelve Articles of Faith of many Asian Protestant churches, which may be called the first Asian ecumenical confession of faith.
He covers rhetorical ploys: rejections, irrefutables, and promotions; articles of faith: enemies, enchantments, and stories; and the reality check of a tale against tales.
The idea that "always reforming" involves attention to "modern knowledge" comes from the original mandate of the Articles of Faith Committee (now Committee on Doctrine) which was ordered to interpret our tradition in light of "thought-forms of today." I disagree with the reference to 19th-century German liberalism.
These articles of faith are Kesh, Kanga, Kara, Kachera and Kirpan -that translates from Punjabi as uncut hair, which is a gift from god, a wooden comb to keep hair in place under turbans and an iron bracelet, which serves as a reminder to follow a moral code.
Freedom, optimism, diversity, self-sufficiency and roll-up-the-sleeves hard work are articles of faith in America.
As well as including information on the position of the cycle in relation to other texts and on suggested authorship, the Introduction and copious annotations concern the basic articles of faith and Lateran IV.
from pounds 18.99 to pounds 9.49 while Brand's Articles Of Faith went down from pounds 15.99 to pounds 7.98.
A separate ethnic monitoring of Sikhs in the 2011 Census, introduction of a Code of Practice for Sikh articles of faith, importance of the Sikh identity to other countries in Europe and support for Sikh ideals of self determination and independence were among the topics discussed.
In his analysis, Blackwell shows how Inchofer introduced a theological novelty by distinguishing "very probable" articles of faith from absolutely certain articles.
Interestingly, the same report states 50% in the region consider themselves Christian, even if all they have done is mentally subscribe to the Church of England's 39 articles of faith. What does our humanist friend have to say about the duty of the same council to serve this majority?
These are not articles of faith, such as one would find in a Christian creed, but they do constitute the praeambula fidei, the preambles of faith.