Sentence Examples


  • The past few days had turned her beliefs on end.
  • Not beliefs, he said, but believers need rebirth.
  • Accordingly the conception of the ark must be based in the first instance upon the beliefs of the particular clans or tribes whose sacred object it was.
  • But these beliefs are far from being confined to the uncivilized; Greek philosophers like Porphyry, no less than the fathers of the Church, held that the world was pervaded with spirits; side by side with the belief in witchcraft, we can trace through the middle ages the survival of primitive animistic views; and in our own day even these beliefs subsist in unsuspected vigour among the peasantry of the more uneducated European countries.
  • A number of Mandaean inscriptions relating to popular beliefs and superstitions have been published by H.