faith-based

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faith-based

 (fāth′bāst′)
adj.
Being or associated with a religion or religious group: Many faith-based organizations provided shelter after the hurricane.
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Tennyson was too sincere to evade the issue, and after years of inner struggle he arrived at a positive faith in the central principles of Christianity, broadly interpreted, though it was avowedly a faith based on instinct and emotional need rather than on unassailable reasoning.
Rural Development Minister Michelle O Neill has announced the award of funding to the Churches Community Work Alliance NI (CCWA) to enhance their programme of faith based community development in rural areas.
He denied that his group is faith based but admitted it distributed funds to faith-based organizations.
s Hindu community and East West Players, Shishir Kurup's drama brings a visually interesting but emotionally disappointing conclusion to Cornerstone's four-year Faith Based Theater Cycle.
Since coming to office in 2001, the Bush administration has moved decisively to implement its faith based approach to social welfare.
Johnston says members of the core group 'have become committed to faith based reconciliation to the point where several have been able to forgive those who have caused the deaths of immediate members of their families (including, in one instance, the death of a brother) and where all of them are strongly committed to facilitating the return of the Pandits, who fled the Kashmir Valley 13 years ago to escape the violence of a newly formed Islamic militant movement.
In contrast, over 2,000 faith based child-care centers and more than 900 chemical dependency programs--faith-based and non-faith-based alike--currently maintain state licensing.
Organizations in 15 cities agreed to participate in the National Faith Based Initiative for High-Risk Youth, entering partnerships with the justice community and with other faith-based organizations, and recruiting high-risk youth and providing them with a range of services including education, employment, and mentoring.
Also, in an effort to support "the key elements of the president's Armies of Compassion agenda," the White House has proposed funding of the programs associated with the Faith Based Initiative, Such as the Compassion Capital Fund, in its FY 2003 Budget Report.
This perception dates back to 1996, when then-governor Bush established a Faith-Based Task Force to survey the effects of Texas law and regulations on the provision of services by faith based groups.
The event, held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, kicked-off a series of Connecting Communities for the Common Good interactive conferences to be held by the White House Office of Faith Based and Neighborhood Partnerships around the country this year.
Towey's departure should not be read as a Bush administration retreat on its push for the faith based initiative.