We shrink from the unmorality of the Latin races, but Hardy has divined in the heart of our own race a lingering heathenism
, which, if not Greek, has certainly been no more baptized than the neo-hellenism of the Parisians.
Then must the red man wander in the dark wilderness of heathenism
that was the curate, sir) '"that he lets her grow up in absolute heathenism
The Protestant Missions appear to have despaired of reclaiming these islands from heathenism
It could not have been expected that a people who had spent generations in slavery, and before that generations in the darkest heathenism
, could at first form any proper conception of what an education meant.
That is my own opinion," replied the traveller; "but one thing among many others seems to me very wrong in knights-errant, and that is that when they find themselves about to engage in some mighty and perilous adventure in which there is manifest danger of losing their lives, they never at the moment of engaging in it think of commending themselves to God, as is the duty of every good Christian in like peril; instead of which they commend themselves to their ladies with as much devotion as if these were their gods, a thing which seems to me to savour somewhat of heathenism
In religion they had reached a moderately advanced state of heathenism
, worshipping especially, it seems, Woden, a 'furious' god as well as a wise and crafty one; the warrior Tiu; and the strong-armed Thunor
So that, in matter of fact, if a religious mind were educated in and sincerely attached to some form of heathenism
or heresy, and then were brought under the light of truth, it would be drawn off from error into the truth, not by losing what it had, but by gaining what it had not, not by being unclothed, but by being "clothed upon," "that mortality may be swallowed up of life.
According to Cheng, denominationalism was of little interest to the Chinese, who saw it as harmful to Christians, weakening them in their struggle against "the powerful force of heathenism
After two hours of frenetic searching, I'm not proud to say that, despite my tendencies toward heathenism
, I began bargaining with God.
79) This knowledge was disseminated via the media and officials, in colonial Natal, all of whom were "white," through derogatory discourse of disease, criminality, laziness, filth, heathenism
, and intellectual inferiority.
It is the religion which resulted from the sustaining faith held by the forebears of the present Africans" Over the years, some foreign scholars, investigators, missionaries and media outlets have been belittling the African traditional religion by describing it with some racially motivated terminologies such as savagism, juju, fetishism, animism, magic, paganism, heathenism
and ancestral worship.