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heathen

a person who does not acknowledge the God of Christianity, Judaism, or Islam; pagan
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Hence, the invaders [Europeans] have dictated the religio-politico-socio-economic trend in the whole world, and various terminologies such as savagism, juju, fetishism, animism, magic, paganism, heathenism and ancestral worship have emerged to belittle African spirituality.
in the present mutiny, one of those bursts of heathenism which evince a consciousness that its system is being subverted, that the faith in it is dying out of the minds of men.
McQuilkin stirred missionary passion--and guilt--by quoting nineteenth-century Scottish missionary and Arabic scholar Ion Keith-Falconer in SFMF promotional literature: "While vast continents are shrouded in almost utter darkness and hundreds of millions suffer the horrors of heathenism or of Islam, the burden of proof lies upon you to show that the circumstances in which God has placed you were meant by Him to keep you out of the foreign field.
16:15, KJV]; not overwhelm your own family, your own neighborhood, your own nation with the bigots and effects of heathenism.
Colonial attitudes included an enduring 'beautiful and the damned' (Thomas, 1993: 44-6) racial dichotomy that emphasised noble savagery, idealised physicality and paradise on the one hand, and ignoble savagery and heathenism on the other.
You are aware that there are generally two conversions--one from Heathenism to Christianity as a system, a second from sin to God.
The fourth, diffusion, stressed the function of education in the diffusion of Christian moral principles to subvert the structures perceptions of "paganism and heathenism.
It goes on to state that "Many of their church members wish to accompany them, and locating in a body, plant organized Christian civilization in the midst of heathenism.
It was a joy to unite with these Christians rescued from heathenism, in prayer, and in singing praises to the Great Triune God.
The prevailing European classification of religions at the time was Bible-centered and had four categories at varying distances from sacred scripture: Judaism, Christianity, Islam, and heathenism.
Bingham was concerned for the man's soul "and his strong attachment to his vices and heathenism.
the inner correspondence with the outer God-image is undeveloped for lack of psychological culture and has therefore got stuck in heathenism (np).