faith faith  /ˈfeɪθ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny
  2. (n) complete confidence in a person or plan etc
  3. (n) an institution to express belief in a divine power
  4. (n) loyalty or allegiance to a cause or a person

Usage(s):

  1. President Barack Obama's announcement of an advisory council for faith-based initiatives is an ambitious task, but stands before a path studded with political mines.
  2. John McCain and Barack Obama write about their personal journeys of faith.
  3. Nor is the faith necessarily perfect.

News

  1. 'Faith-healing' parents to hear evidence against them for child's death

    PHILADELPHIA -- A Philadelphia couple who believe in faith healing over medicine is set to hear evidence against them on Wednesday in the death of a second child.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Erie Times-News

  2. Philadelphia faith-healing couple accused of murder must stand trial: judge

    By Dave Warner PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - Arguments that a Philadelphia faith-healing couple did not know their baby was sick enough to die failed to convince a judge to dismiss murder charges arising from the death of their infant son in April. Herbert Schaible, 45, and his wife, Catherine Schaible, 43, are accused of murder and involuntary manslaughter in the death of 7-month old Brandon ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. Faith approves $590K budget, discusses rising water bills

    FAITH - The town of Faith unanimously approved its budget for 2013-14 at Tuesday's board meeting.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Salisbury Post

Quotes

  1. "We will remember him for his fighter's spirit, his abiding faith, and for the many times he recalled the Senate to its purposes," McConnell said.
    on Jul 1, 2010 By: Mitch McConnell Source: Salon

  2. "Farrah had courage, she had strength, and she had faith. And now she has peace as she rests with the real angels," Jaclyn Smith said.
    on Jun 25, 2009 By: Jaclyn Smith Source: FOXNews

  3. "From today onwards, Kosovo is proud, independent and free," said Thaci, a former leader of the Kosovo Liberation Army, which battled Serbian troops in a 1998-99 separatist war that claimed 10,000 lives. "We never lost faith in the dream that...
    on Feb 17, 2006 By: Hashim Thaci Source: 940 News

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