Sentence Examples


  • He spent five months in Goa, and then turned his attention to the "Fishery Coast," where he had heard that the Paravas, a tribe engaged in the pearl fishery, had relapsed into heathenism after having professed Christianity.
  • Johnson, Yoruba Heathenism (1899, reprinted in R.
  • Asia Minor and the West developed the strict ecclesiastical forms by means of which the church closed her lines against heathenism, and especially against heresy; in Alexandria Christian ideas were handled in a free and speculative fashion and worked out with the help of Greek philosophy.
  • As to the Christians addressed, they are evidently converts from heathenism (ii.
  • We know nothing of his conversion except that he passed from heathenism to Christianity.

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