unbeliever


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unbeliever

a person who does not believe or withholds belief, esp in religious matters
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There was some doubt in his mind about the chastisement of unbelievers.
His life lay in the hands of this semi-barbarian, who esteemed the life of an unbeliever less highly than that of a dog.
I tried to persuade some of the men to come and save you, but they would not do it, saying: `Let the unbelievers kill one another if they wish.
The first mate, who whistled for it zealously, was much respected for his perseverance, and was regarded even by the unbelievers as a first-rate sailor.
Then burst forth the unending argument between the believers and the unbelievers in the societies of the wise and the scientific journals.
Is it peradventure that manner of thing which of late the unbelievers have brought from over the great seas, which, being boiled in oil, and an onion and salt added thereto, doth --"
It is also a platform to teach the unbeliever the power of praise, in order to submit their totality to God.
As if the investigation of the murders and the curse were not enough, Kat and Evan, a fellow researcher who is an unbeliever in all things supernatural, are transported back in time to the days leading up to the murders.
The popular imagination ran wild with this myth of the deliberate unbeliever, nourishing the demonization of Jews and promoting blood libels, well-poisoning charges, and other such late-medieval accusations.
Phillips analyzes four thinkers, who were all popular moralists in mid-twentieth-century Britain: secular humanist Julian Huxley (1887-1975); unbeliever Bertrand Russell, (1872-1970); Catholic convert Malcom Muggeridge, (1903-90); and Catholic Barbara Ward, (1914-81).
It is the expression of this belief that differentiates a true Muslim from an unbeliever, or one who associates others with God in His Divinity.
The typical unknowing unbeliever, a third of adult Catholics, is more likely to be a white, Vatican n or post-Vatican n Catholic who lives in the Northeast and votes Democrat or independent (but not Republican).