Speculation fell on irreligious paths.
Within a few months of her accession, having heard that the publication of the famous French Encyclopedie was in danger of being stopped by the French government on account of its irreligious spirit, she proposed to Diderot that he should complete his great work in Russia under her protection.
Although in Greece there was generally wide tolerance, yet in 399 B.C. Socrates" was indicted as an irreligious man, a corrupter of youth, and an innovator in worship."Besides the works quoted above, see Gottfried Arnold's Unparteiische Kirchenand Ketzer-Historie (1699-1700; ed.
His chief opponent was Samuel Parker (1640-1688), bishop of Oxford, who, in his attack on the irreligious novelties of the Cartesian, treats Descartes as a fellow-criminal in infidelity with Hobbes and Gassendi.
Religion may seem useless, but Yahweh remembers His own, and will soon in open judgment distinguish them from the irreligious (iii.
Articles 21 -22 condemn immoral and irreligious newspapers, and forbid writers to contribute to them.
in questions of copyright) they have refused protection to persons promulgating irreligious or blasphemous opinions.
This was all the more significant because Western Christendom in the 15th century was by no means irreligious.
Humanism, in its revolt against the middle ages, was, as we have seen already, mundane, pagan, irreligious, positive.
Butler was an earnest and deep-thinking Christian, melancholy by temperament, and grieved by what seemed to him the hopelessly irreligious condition of his age.
Blount assaults the doctrine of a mediator as irreligious.
Even in the Roman Catholic Church a large number of the leading divines were frankly deistic, nor were they for that reason regarded as irreligious.
Williams private character was detestable: he was cruel, lascivious, greedy of gain, a habitual breaker of oaths and promises, ungrateful and irreligious.
But the great mass of the people were horrified at the irreligious character of the new regime, and a counterrevolution, fomented by Pope Pius VII., the grand ducalists and the clergy, broke out at Arezzo.
The revolutionary movement was joined by some of the younger men, who formed local committees on the Nihilist plan, but it was strongly opposed by the Armenian clergy and the American missionaries, who saw the impossibility of success; and its irreligious tendency and the self-seeking ambition of its leaders made it unacceptable to the mass of the people.
irreligious people into fully devoted followers of Jesus Christ.
irreligious man 's correspondences are concentrated upon himself.
irreligious criticism is: Man makes religion, religion does not make man.
irreligious spirit found free course.
We were completely irreligious but always had the children christened (baptized) at my wife's insistence.
If any attempt is made to abridge the rights and liberties of the Catholic Church in Ireland, it will not be by the English government nor by a ` No Popery' cry in England, but by the revolutionary and irreligious Nationalists of Ireland" (Purcell's Life of Manning, ii.
The Berbers, if irreligious, are very superstitious, never leaving their homes without exorcizing evil spirits, and have a good and evil interpretation for every day of the week.
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