heathen

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heathen

a person who does not acknowledge the God of Christianity, Judaism, or Islam; pagan
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They know not the Spirit of truth, therefore they have no life more than those who sit in dark heathendom.
It was the congregation at the edge of heathendom that would carry out and govern her mission.
I have preserved for me a freedom from morality, surrender myself to the lower freedoms: the freedom of all the vices; and since, according to Western civilization's system of beliefs, savagery is black and promiscuity a heathen indulgence--and heathendom is black--I am persuaded into believing that this is the standard expected of me.
Ikratshi landulel' ilishwa nokwenzakala Umnt' onekratsh' unobudenge nobuhedeni Unochuku nocalulo Nqwa noMsamariyakaz' equleni likaYakobi Kodwa ekugqibeleni watshintsha Masitshintshe boomama Pride comes before evil and accident A person with pride has stupidity and heathendom Is irritable and has racism Just like the Samaritan woman at the pool of Jacob But at last, she changed Let us change, mothers.
In fact, the British gentleman is the apex of creation, the being that gives God most joy: "Thus, through the mist of time, the Celto-Saxon race emerged from heathendom and woad and, in the fullness of the creator's pleasure, became the tweed-clad Englishman" (64).
In 1907, for instance, Bishop Barlow proclaimed how his heart ached to see the people 'lapsing into a heathendom as dark as ever darkened the missionary story'.