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I ran across this on FB ... I disagree with it but thought it might make for a good discussion.
2 a (1) : belief and trust in and loyalty to God (2) : belief in the traditional doctrines of a religion b (1) : firm belief in something for which there is no proof (2): complete trust
3 : something that is believed especially with strong conviction;especially : a system of religious beliefs <the Protestantfaith>
Answer by jeanclaudia at 2:02 PM on Apr. 28, 2012
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Answer by anng.atlanta at 3:11 PM on Apr. 28, 2012
I would differentiate between "blind faith" and faith based on a trust that's been built up. I can't know for certain how my husband might behave in every situation, but I have faith that he will act in the best interest of our family. For that, I'd have to disagree with the statements. I wouldn't, however, have faith in something or someone for which I have no real knowledge or reason to expect certain behaviors, or in things I doubt exist.
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