article of faith


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article of faith

n. pl. articles of faith
A very basic belief not to be doubted.

article of faith

n
1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) Christianity any of the clauses or propositions into which a creed or other statement of doctrine is divided
2. a deeply held belief
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Noun1.article of faith - (Christianity) any of the sections into which a creed or other statement of doctrine is divided
Christian religion, Christianity - a monotheistic system of beliefs and practices based on the Old Testament and the teachings of Jesus as embodied in the New Testament and emphasizing the role of Jesus as savior
dogma, tenet - a religious doctrine that is proclaimed as true without proof
2.article of faith - an unshakable belief in something without need for proof or evidence
belief - any cognitive content held as true
amateurism - the conviction that people should participate in sports as a hobby (for the fun of it) rather than for money
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The Bible," said Aramis, "make our belief in them a law; the ghost of Samuel appeared to Saul, and it is an article of faith that I should be very sorry to see any doubt thrown upon, Porthos.
Perhaps this is the reason why it is an article of faith with the servants, handed down from race to race, that the departed Tisher was a hairdresser.
They reject the notion that anything, even godhead itself, must be accepted as S an article of faith without question.
After all, for lo these many years, it has been an Article of Faith that NH is and will always be John McCain country.
Independence is an article of faith for the nationalist zealots.
It is an article of faith that there is absolutely no compulsion in matters of religion - people are free to choose any faith or no faith at all - it is for God to judge them, not men on earth playing God.
Reports that are accurate, timely, balanced, correctly sourced and corroborated and relevant to their public," his article of faith says.
It is an article of faith among gun owners that one of the contributing factors in the rise of the Third Reich and the Holocaust was the confiscation of privately owned firearms.
Shabana Mahmood, Labour MP for Ladywood, a lady so quiet we forget her existence, muddies the water still further by telling us that: "The veil is an important article of faith for those who want to wear it".
He said that the RSS has been consistent in stating that it has no role to play in the allegations that are being cast on leaders of its sister wings, and added that it has been an article of faith with the RSS that any individual or organisation indulging in any kind of illegal activity should be subjected to an impartial probe, and thos found guilty, should be punished.
This article of faith I have long believed, indeed, it has always seemed to me that the best argument for our belief in the Resurrection, is that the idea that death will separate us forever from those we love is an intolerable idea.
Belief in science as an explanation for everything is as much an article of faith as belief in God.