He called her the victim of slighted love and clever proselytizing
. 'In plain words,' he said, 'the priest of the Catholic chapel close by has converted her; and she is now a novice in a convent of Carmelite nuns in the West of England.
She mixed up Swedenborg's teachings on angels and departed spirits, on love to one's neighbor and purity of life, with wild fancies, and kindred beliefs of her own; and preached the visionary religious doctrines thus derived, not only in the bailiff's household, but also on proselytizing
expeditions to the households of her humble neighbors, far and near.
A thousand miles beyond the last mission station toiled her engineers and spies, clad as coolies, under the guise of itinerant merchants or proselytizing
Buddhist priests, noting down the horse-power of every waterfall, the likely sites for factories, the heights of mountains and passes, the strategic advantages and weaknesses, the wealth of the farming valleys, the number of bullocks in a district or the number of labourers that could be collected by forced levies.
I must show you what sort of a man it was who had begotten and trained little Arthur, or else you won't believe in him, which I am resolved you shall do; and you won't see how he, the timid, weak boy, had points in him from which the bravest and strongest recoiled, and made his presence and example felt from the first on all sides, unconsciously to himself, and without the least attempt at proselytizing
. The spirit of his father was in him, and the Friend to whom his father had left him did not neglect the trust.
He added that these associations are overseen by people known for their religious activity or belonging to proselytizing
organisations such as "the Association of DAWA WA TABLIGH" and the "National League of the Holy Quran".
Though it is commonly associated with Christianity, Jews did engage in proselytizing
. Sue Fishkoff noted in Try it Youll like it!
MOSCOW * Several U.S.-based religious denominations remain defiant in the face of new laws that would ban them from proselytizing
Under the terms of that settlement, Sunrise and other publicly funded faith-based contractors in Kentucky are prohibited from proselytizing
children or coercing them to participate in religious activities, among other conditions.
France 24 reported lecturer and politician Bruno Le Maire took to Twitter with his disapproval as well, writing: "In France, women are visible. No proselytizing
!" A separate organization of students decided to host Whatever Day on Wednesday, encouraging students to wear bikinis and dresses, (http://www.leparisien.fr/laparisienne/societe/port-du-voile-a-l-universite-le-hijab-day-divise-sciences-po-20-04-2016-5731283.php#xtref=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.google.com%2F) according to Le Parisien.
It used to be in the forefront of proselytizing
once upon a time.
is a central activity in many religions and it is because of this that the world's largest religions are now spread out to the remotest corners.
Summary: Security services spokesman is unable to confirm rumours that Egyptians were Christians, who have often been targeted on charges of proselytizing