Dissenter


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Dissenter

Christianity chiefly Brit a Nonconformist or a person who refuses to conform to the established church
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The same categories that appear in the films and the textbook - Scientist, Dissenter, Artist, Prince, Warrior - appear in the book as well, though the book contains the additional categories of Student, Merchant, Believer, Explorer; Merchant is in the Telecourse but all four are absent from the five public television programs.
Commissioner Atkins has been an outspoken member of the SEC and a frequent dissenter from positions taken by outgoing Chairman William Donaldson.
Joanna Manning (a well-known dissenter of long standing, currently a Globe and Mail favourite for her quarterly attack-the-Catholic-Church articles); Nancy Mayer (social worker); Cherie MacDonald (a former Morgentaler spokeswoman); Dr.
Ed Dunn, a frequent dissenter on the 11-member board, said many of Sagehorn's expenses were inappropriate and that the full board, not just a few of its leaders, should have a more active role in the process.
Board member Chuck Sambar was the lone dissenter on the spending cap, saying it simply was a move to appease the public and would not prevent unforeseen costs from escalating.
In a similar vein, Notre Dame's prominent Catholic dissenter, Father Richard McBrien, called Gutierrez "the leading proponent and theorist of Latin American liberation theology" and claimed that his stature has continued to grow, even in the face of misunder-standings and "unjust criticisms.
Mayor Dennis Gillette, the sole dissenter, noted that a budget task force found the $92 fee less than needed to cover the operating cost.
He would plunge into a crowd and grab a dissenter by the throat.
The lone dissenter on the panel was board President Lina M.
Cardinal Hume was, himself, a dissenter and not just from his monkish vow of poverty but from much Catholic teaching, for example, from Humanae vitae.
Dunn, a frequent dissenter in votes by the 11-member governing board, said he wanted to review resolutions approved by the special three-member committee.
governance, dissenting by deciding allows a dissenter to reaffirm her