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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And in England dissenters aren't gentlemen, are they?
He meant to show the High Churchmen how absurd and wicked was their desire to punish the Dissenters for worshiping God in their own way.
Thee dostna believe but what the dissenters and the Methodists have got the root o' the matter as well as the church folks.
The divines of the Protestant Episcopal Church of the United States commonly call other denominations Dissenters, though there never was an established church in their own country!
Spray's hearers, however, were incapable of following his subtleties, and many old-fashioned Dissenters were much pained by his "siding with the Catholics"; while others thought he had better let politics alone.
There was no competition in it at present; the Church-people had their own grocer and draper; the Dissenters had theirs; and the two or three butchers found a ready market for their joints without strict reference to religious persuasion--except that the rector's wife had given a general order for the veal sweet- breads and the mutton kidneys, while Mr.
First, there is an unstated assumption in the interview that the lone dissenter is always right, and that not following his view leads to the wrong answer.
There is also an essay on the role of dissenting opinions by another great dissenter, Justice William Brennan.
I accuse every Egyptian dissenter who accepted Ben-Eliezer's or Bechor's opinion to be himself a strategic ally of Egypt's enemies, while I know for certain that such a dissenter is motivated by ignorance and not ill-will towards his country.
White focuses on what he claims is a neglected component of this process: the dissenter within a president's administration.
Norman Thomas: The Great Dissenter is a political biography of Norman Thomas (1884-1968), who ran as the Socialist Party candidate for President six times and devoted fifty years of his life to crusading for justice and equality for all Americans.
The dissenter must be honored with a platform from which to speak freely, assuming she is not merely being obstreperous.