religionless


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religionless

(rɪˈlɪdʒənlɪs)
pl n
people lacking religious beliefs
adj
lacking or devoid of religion
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She never told until long afterwards how painful that duty was; how peevish a patient was the jovial old lady; how angry; how sleepless; in what horrors of death; during what long nights she lay moaning, and in almost delirious agonies respecting that future world which she quite ignored when she was in good health.--Picture to yourself, oh fair young reader, a worldly, selfish, graceless, thankless, religionless old woman, writhing in pain and fear, and without her wig.
Youth understand and accept the radical expression of RELIGIONLESS SPIRITUALITY which is the way of peace and universal solidarity.
According to his account, two theologians played significant roles in shaping young David's Christian worldview--Tillich and Bonheoffer, and their theological paradigms of "grounded and religionless Christianity." Hence, his perspective "faith journey" or more precisely "a struggle"!
Hart reads Bonhoeffer such that his religionless but active Christianity inaugurates a program not of humanism, but a more foundational program of revealing incarnation, cross, and resurrection in the world and not just in the Church.
This largely secular context and engagement, it can then be assumed, was a prelude and rehearsal for the "religionless Christianity" he was to expound in his prison letters.
Since then I have been religionless. (6) When Sybylla is ten, the family's fortunes change with a move to "a small farm of one thousand acres" at Possum Gully, near Goulburn, where a further sign of their comedown is that the children are compelled to attend a public school two miles away.
Interestingly, in 1958, the beginning of the Mao era, the city was chosen as a model of wu zongjiao qu ("a religionless zone").
Referring to his commitment of inclusive growth, Modi said he has a casteless and religionless vision for the weaving industry.
Even when Robinson attends to Bonhoeffer's idea of "religionless" Christianity, she is careful to tie it to his belief in God's transcendence.
(44) Bonhoeffer then suggests that such training will happen in "religionless" ways, given that "it is a denial of God's revelation in Jesus Christ to wish to be 'Christian' without being 'worldly.'" (45) Indeed, our so called secular society--with its ordinary time, abandoned places, and allegedly godless people--may provide a good deal more than the unintended consequence of the Reformation.
By propounding a shift in the image of the covenant from imposed to voluntary, he is responding to today's religionless Jew, who lives Judaism either by being, or by being in the process of becoming, but not necessarily by doing the Torah of Sinai.