[ noun ] (religion) a strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny
"he lost his faith but not his morality"
Used in print(The Rev. John A. O'Brien, "Let's Take Birth Control...)
Immediately , the religious groups of the city were embroiled in an angry dispute over the alleged invasion of a man 's right to freedom of religious_belief and conscience .
But people differ in their religious_beliefs on scores of doctrines , without taking_up_arms against those who disagree with them .
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