co-religionist


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co-religionist

[ˈkəʊrɪˈlɪdʒənɪst] Ncorreligionario/a m/f
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An ancestor of Marmaduke Temple had, about one hundred and twenty years before the commencement of our tale, come to the colony of Pennsylvania, a friend and co-religionist of its great patron.
There was one way and only one in which he offended the susceptibilities of his co-religionists. No argument or persuasion could ever induce him to set up a female establishment after the manner of his companions.
He dipped his hand into the dish with that great trader when Mahbub and a few co-religionists were invited to a big Haj dinner.
It happened nearly twenty years before, when he was chaplain to his co-religionists in a prison in Chicago--where the Irish population displayed a capacity both for crime and penitence which kept him tolerably busy.
Disentangling Co-Religionist Commerce from Co-Religionist
Sydnor displays an admirable evenhandedness in dealing with a co-religionist and a religious "other." While no doubt a committed Christian who has himself grown and who will enable the faith of others to grow through his comparative work, he appropriately dons a neutral perspective while acting as interpreter for both a Christian and a Hindu.
Writing as an Anglican and a co-religionist, I am pleased that the United Church of Canada (UCC) chose not to support a boycott of Israel in response to the Israeli handling of the last Gaza war.
Not easy, of course, but, though Weigel contemptuously dismisses the idea, there is a Catholic third way between capitalism and socialism, not the one seen by Benedict's co-religionist Tony Blair--that took us into Iraq and fed us to marketing men, with their spread sheets, Polish nannies, and suits without ties--but by such people as G.K.
The fanatic excuses the death of his co-religionist in his murderous attack.
Evolution's Captain by Peter Nichols (Profile Books, pounds 16.99) and Ralegh's Last Journey by Paul Hyland (HarperCollins, pounds 14.99): Nearly everyone has heard of Charles Darwin, but few will know about his friend, fellow naturalist and co-religionist Robert FitzRoy.
(107) One problem with applying this approach to co-religionist relationships is that it sometimes presumes contractual intent when no such intent exists.
The alliance has become so natural that evangelicals were willing to reject co-religionist Harriet Miers as a nominee for the Supreme Court in favor of the more qualified Catholic Samuel Alito.