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Adj.1.nonchristian - not believing in Christ
unchristian - not of a Christian faith
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Although Pearce opines that her approach may be used by nonChristian clinicians, I question the efficacy of such use without supportive empirical evidence, given evidence that clinician authenticity and relationship variables are important to counseling outcomes (e.g., Hubble, Duncan, Miller, & Wampold, 2010).
Of course, one could argue that there are nonChristian conceptions of right and wrong that do not require that a just war amount to surrender, only one that is primarily defensive, not aggressive.
(1) Michael Khodarkovsky, "'Ignoble Savages and Unlawful Subjects': Constructing NonChristian Identities in Early Modern Russia," in Russia's Orient: Imperial Borderlands and Peoples, 1700-1917, ed.
They resented being patronized by the Americans (though not the patronage), while they themselves assumed this infantilizing colonial vocabulary of "uplift" when it came to governing both the lower classes and the nonChristian population, including, of course, the Muslims.
"When you go into an area where the non-Christians are and have a house cell meeting, you are surrounded by houses filled with non-Christians, who would see, who would hear what's happening, and then you can actually be more aggressive in entering into a nonChristian area ...
* A new thesaurus of timelines is under development, including non-Western, nonChristian time and period classifications.
(1) Vatican II Council, Nostra Aetate, Declaration on the Relation of the Church to NonChristian Religions, par.
In proclaiming the standards of the Christian faith, the Act creates a climate hostile to, and gives the appearance of discrimination against, nonChristian Canadians.
The book has a chapter on nonChristian artists who utilize Christian themes.
The Morisco--as we have seen above: from More to Minsheu, or from Gage to Sutcliffe--was not only reasonably well-known in early modern England but the object of a number of paradoxical definitions, as being simultaneously skilful and resourceful, hateful to look at and brave, nonChristian, non-white and barely human, but vaguely European; this apparent confusion, however, ultimately had to do with their aforementioned hybridity and uncertain status in Habsburg Spain, which was included in the definitions and references to both Moriscos and Spaniards in Elizabethan and Jacobean England.
However, he departs from Cavanaugh and Hauerwas by arguing that Christian faithfulness also entails commitment to the common good, a commitment that will seek out moral overlap and partnership in a pluralist and nonChristian society.
Lindbeck sees the nonChristian after death as a kind of tabula rasa who now experiences no "interference" by his or her particular religious inscriptions in hearing God's Word (tides ex auditu).