Faiths Sentence Examples
Not including the city of Rio de Janeiro, whose population was estimated at 691,565 in conformity with a special municipal census of 1906, the total population was 16,626,991, of which 15,572,671 were Roman Catholics, 177,727 Protestants, 876,593 of other faiths.
Moslems and Jews were applying Aristotelian philosophy to rigorously monotheistic faiths; Christianity had been encouraged by Platonism in teaching a trinity of divine persons, and Platonism of a certain order long dominated the middle ages as part of the Augustinian tradition.
Modified though never essentially changed, (1) by contact with the star-worship of the Chaldaeans, who identified Mithras with Shamash, god of the sun,(2) by the indigenous Armenian religion and other local Asiatic faiths and (3) by the Greeks of Asia Minor, who identified Mithras with Helios, and contributed to the success of his cult by equipping it for the first time with artistic representations (the famous Mithras relief originated in the Pergamene school towards the 2nd century B.C.), Mithraism was first transmitted to the Roman world during the 1st century B.C. by the Cilician pirates captured by Pompey.
The census of 1890 divided the population into 14,179,615 Roman Catholics, 1 43,743 Protestants, 3300 of all other faiths, 7257 of no religious profession, and 600,000 unchristianized Indians.
The forms of Christianity which make most converts in Burma are the Baptist and Roman Catholic faiths.Advertisement
There are also army corps and divisional chaplains of both faiths.
Christianity was essentially a proselytizing religion, not content to appeal simply to one class or race of people, and to be one among many faiths, but believing in the falsity or insufficiency of all others and eager to convert the whole world.
The people of Mexico are almost wholly of the Roman Catholic faith, the census of 1900 returning 13,533,013 communicants of that church, 51,795 Protestants (in great part foreigners), 3811 of other faiths, and 18,640 of no faith.
An interesting survival of early faiths is to be found in the Yezidis of the Sinjar district.
At this time religious animosity had almost died out in Ireland, and men of different faiths were ready to combine for common political objects.Advertisement
Kosala is also famous as the early home of Buddhism, and of the kindred religion of Jainism, and claims to be the birthplace of the founders of both these faiths.
With the Persian religion of light and the Egyptian of enigmas we pass to those faiths where Godhead takes the form of a spiritual individuality, to the Hebrew religion (of sublimity), the Greek (of beauty) and the Roman (of adaptation).
The same associations are those of the Moslem, whose religion has so strangely absorbed the prophets and traditions of the older faiths.
For primary instruction there are government schools and schools maintained by the Roman Catholics, Protestants and other faiths, to which the government gives grants in aid.
Similar notions present in the ethnic faiths take the Christian facts into their service, the belief of the multitude without essential change remaining vague and undefined.Advertisement
The early Christian Fathers recorded many a valuable observation of the Gentile faiths around them from varying points of view, sympathetic or hostile; and Eusebius and Epiphanius, in the 4th century A.D., attributed to the librarian of Ptolemy Philad.elphus the design of collecting the sacred books of the Ethiopians, Indians, Persians, Elamites, Babylonians, Assyrians, Romans, Phoenicians, Syrians and Greeks.
The lower and unprogressive religions practically remain in the polydaemonistic stage, though not without occasionally feeling the stimulus of contact with higher faiths, like some of the West African peoples in.
Pfleiderer, Religion and Historic Faiths (1907), p. 88, recognizes more clearly the difficulty of carrying almost any division through the whole field, without frequent breach of historical connexions.
The law of 1865 gives the privilege of religious worship to other faiths, and the laws of 1883 made civil marriage and the civil registry of births, deaths and marriages obligatory, and secularized the cemeteries.
It has exercised profound influence upon the industries, arts, faiths and general culture of the Indians.Advertisement
The inhabitants present a remarkable conglomeration of different races, various nationalities, divers languages, distinctive costumes and conflicting faiths, giving, it is true, a singular interest to what may be termed the human scenery of the city, but rendering impossible any close social cohesion, or the development of a common civic life.
As there can be no doubt that the ghosts of dead men have been worshipped in many lands, and as the gods of many faiths are tricked out with attributes derived from ancestor-worship, the system of Euemerus retains some measure of plausibility.
His speech was preceded by a reception for students representing all the major faiths on campus.
Chaplains should therefore be in close touch with the spiritual caregivers in their local situation who minister to people of these faiths.
There are also chaplains of other faiths in the community who can help if needed, visit the chaplains of other faiths in the community who can help if needed, visit the Chaplaincy website for more information.Advertisement
This genuinely ecumenical team also maintains a close working relationship with leaders of other faiths.
There is now a movement afoot to exchange the title for succeeding monarchs to that of Defender of Faiths.
Dialog between persons, between faiths, is not only to learn about each other.
Like Erasmus, Grotius sought to end the religious schism and urged the papacy to reconcile with the Protestant faiths.
In the absence of other competing interests his religious beliefs and duties occupy a much larger share of his attention than the votaries of many higher faiths bestow on theirs; and though his ethical range may be very limited, yet the total influence of his religion in determining for him what he may do and what he may not, brings the greater part of conduct under its control.
Children of other faiths whose parents are in sympathy with the aims and ethos of the school.
Cooperation is also a tenet of many faiths that encourage members to support one another even when there are personal differences at stake.
Many faiths also seek to keep their members spiritually safe by providing guidelines for living that help them avoid temptation and corruption that could jeopardize their spiritual safety.
While "God helps those who help themselves," many faiths encourage charity and goodwill not only toward those who share the same faith, but toward anyone in need of assistance.
Many families value and encourage individuality, and the idea of personal choice and freedom from persecution is one that many faiths promote.
In fact, many sects of different faiths exist because of the value for personal choice in one's beliefs, and they seek to preserve that value by allowing members their own personal liberties and forgiveness for transgressions.
Nonetheless, this opening has been utilized by many faiths and is certainly generic enough to begin your vows.
Couples who have guests of different faiths may want to print explanations of special ceremony rituals.
For some faiths and in some circumstances, personal vows are not permitted.
If a couple does not practice a particular religion, or if the bride and groom are of different faiths, writing vows can help them incorporate their own spiritualism into the ceremony.
Also, many couples choose a civil ceremony either because they are of different faiths and could not decide which heritage to honor, or they are getting married on a romantic whim.
A beach wedding easily solves both problems, as you are free to celebrate each of your faiths in special ways and there is plenty of sand and sea available for spontaneous vow exchanges.
For some faiths, outdoor weddings are not suitable, and different officiates may have different preferences.
Pilgrims of many faiths come to meditate at the Chalice Well garden and drink water from the well.
Religious jewelry for children can represent many faiths, and there is jewelry available for children as young as infants and toddlers.
In 1979, the organization established an updated admissions policy that reached out to seniors of all faiths.
Throughout history, the people of all cultures, faiths and beliefs have used various types of good luck charms and objects.
The FamilySearch site is open to people of all faiths and cultures.
Although we have gotten away from arranged marriages in most Christian faiths, the matchmaking art still exists.
Your spiritual beliefs do not have to be exact, for example, you and your partner may come from different denominations and faiths, but share an equal level of commitment.
For example, Christian Mingle is part of the larger set of Spark Network dating sites, but that includes sites like Catholic Mingle, LDS Mingle and Adventist Singles Connection, all of which are for more specific Christian faiths.
There are many ring designs that use religious and spiritual symbolism suitable for many faiths.
We asked parents which core values they thought were most important and consulted with developmental psychologists and educators of different faiths on how to teach them.
Unfortunately, there are people who will try to scam people of all religious faiths out of their hard-earned money.
Despite the religious nature of the lyrics, some gospel songs have transcended the church walls and are well known by people of all faiths.