Atheists Sentence Examples
Anaxagoras was threatened with a law against atheists, and felt compelled to leave Athens.
But he taught that the state may interfere with legal or public duties only, and not with moral or private ones; He would not have even atheists punished, though they should be expelled the country, and he came forward as an earnest opponent of the prosecution of witches and of the use of torture.
Whilst Protestant opponents put him in the list of atheists like Vanini, and the Catholics held him as dangerous as Luther or Calvin, there were zealous adherents who ventured to prove the theory of vortices in harmony with the book of Genesis.
A cry was raised "Away with the atheists.
The cry of the heathen populace in the Roman empire against the Christians was " Away with the atheists!
Elizabeth herself patronized Giacomo Acontio, who thought dogma a "stratagema Satanae," and her last favourite, Essex was accused of being the ringleader of "a damnable crew of atheists."
It has been said that it is no flaw in Butler's argument that he has left atheism as a possible mode of viewing the universe, because his work was not directed against the atheists.
According to him, `EXXnvucb, rauSeia is quite indispensable within the Church; many Greek philosophers were not far from the knowledge of God, as is proved by their triumphant arguments against atheists and gainsayers of divine providence.
The term "deism" not only is used to signify the main body of the deists' teaching, or the tendency they represent, but has come into use as a technical term for one specific metaphysical doctrine as to the relation of God to the universe, assumed to have been characteristic of the deists, and to have distinguished them from atheists, pantheists and theists, - the belief, namely, that the first cause of the universe is a personal God, who is, however, not only distinct from the world but apart from it and its concerns.
The rest of the Jews rated the Sadducees as atheists, just as the rest of the Greeks rated the Epicureans as atheists and discerned, as Plutarch said, the sardonic grin behind the mask of their obsequious devotion to the ceremonies at which the force of public opinion compelled their attendance.Advertisement
It was intended to be the first of three discourses, in the second of which he was to attempt a particular and rational explanation of the reputed mysteries of the gospel, and in the third a demonstration of the verity of Divine revelation against atheists and all enemies of revealed religion.
He was orderly and temperate, they were gross and debauched; he was a deist, they were atheists.
The country was now again invaded by 40,000 French and Bavarian troops, and Innsbruck fell; but the Tirolese once more organized resistance to the French "atheists and freemasons," and, after a temporary hesitation, Hofer - on whose head a price had been placed - threw himself into the movement.
At this point he hasn't appealed to God or made claims that even most atheists would find contentious.
Humanists are atheists or agnostics and do not expect an afterlife.Advertisement
Nevertheless, for you to claim that all atheists must share similar beliefs regarding the afterlife is spurious.
Will Roger say that atheists have no right to do natural theology?
The trouble with the vicar parody is that the most militant atheists in Britain don't believe vicars are evil.
The real surprise is when they talk to fellow atheists and find out that others often think very similar things.
Even famous atheists like Bertrand Russell were in prison at the same time.Advertisement
That's not to say some atheists don't have a very condescending attitude toward religious believers - indeed some d.. .
Without sounding too defensive, isn't it a tad hypocritical to label atheists as arrogant while not extending that to the religious folks?
Atheists have to try to find a different response to suffering and moral evil.
Buddhists are often described as atheists, because their discipline of spiritual liberation is wholly unconnected with any belief in divine agency.
Among other features of interest the constitution forbids the suspension of the writ of habeas corpus, makes duelling a disqualification for holding office or exercising the right to vote, and authorizes the exclusion of atheists from office.Advertisement
In his Will has set aside funds to establish a lecture series for the defense of the Christian religion against atheists and other unbelievers.
When I discussed this with him he replied with "I want my kids to be normal American kids, I want them to be atheists who celebrate the holidays that everyone celebrates likes Christmas and Easter, which are more capitalist than religious.
I want them to be atheists who celebrate the holidays that everyone celebrates like Christmas and Easter."
Something akin to the notion that there are no atheists in foxholes, the idea of Friday the 13th as an unlucky day has been with most of people since childhood.
There are certain skeptics and atheists that believe there is no afterlife and that when we die, we cease to exist forever.
Conspicuous as a champion of orthodoxy against atheists, Jews and Protestants - without resigning this position, and still upholding practical orthodoxy - Charron suddenly stood forth as the representative of the most complete intellectual scepticism.
On the other hand, he came to represent those aspects of Peripateticism most alien to the spirit of Christendom; and the deeply religious Moslem gave his name to the anti-sacerdotal party, to the materialists, sceptics and atheists, who defied or undermined the dominant beliefs of the church.
Declared atheists are similarly disqualified.