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article of faith

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

article of faith

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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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This hath been strongly urged in defence of Homer's miracles; and it is perhaps a defence; not, as Mr Pope would have it, because Ulysses told a set of foolish lies to the Phaeacians, who were a very dull nation; but because the poet himself wrote to heathens, to whom poetical fables were articles of faith.
d'Artagnan, and that your words have all been to me so many articles of faith.
The last two clauses of these articles of faith appealed to the ruffians so strongly that they would have subscribed to anything, even daily mass, and a bath, had that been necessary to admit them to the service of Norman of Torn.
Lothario then went on to say, "It seems to me, Anselmo, that thine is just now the temper of mind which is always that of the Moors, who can never be brought to see the error of their creed by quotations from the Holy Scriptures, or by reasons which depend upon the examination of the understanding or are founded upon the articles of faith, but must have examples that are palpable, easy, intelligible, capable of proof, not admitting of doubt, with mathematical demonstrations that cannot be denied, like, 'If equals be taken from equals, the remainders are equal:' and if they do not understand this in words, and indeed they do not, it has to be shown to them with the hands, and put before their eyes, and even with all this no one succeeds in convincing them of the truth of our holy religion.
The kirpan is mandatory for everyone who goes through the Sikh equivalent of baptism, along with four other articles of faith.
The parade marks the month of Vaisakhi which celebrates the 350th anniversary of the birth of Guru Gobind Singh Ji, founder of the Sikh warrior community who introduced the five articles of faith that Khalsa Sikhs wear at all times.
Sikhs wear turbans because one of their five articles of faith, or Kakkars, is to never cut any of their hair.
It will be to Britain's credit if it can find a firm, expansive middle ground with China because this could be the only way to ensure that economic benefits, trade enhancement and cultural osmosis will become mutually rewarding articles of faith in the long run.
Religious Education in Thirteenth-Century England: The Creed and Articles of Faith
My latest release is Articles of Faith - it tries to show the quie t courage of those who survived the Clydebank Blitz and how their faith sustains them, or causes them to act the wa y they did.
They should also be in possession of the four other Sikh articles of faith.
They saw a man wearing a beard and a turban - his articles of faith - and saw a target.