That said, however, I was not speaking of non-Christians or apostate Catholics in my blog.
And then, of course, you add to that the fact that I'm a woman and an apostate Jew, both of which make me feel guilty for whatever I'm doing at any given moment, whatever I'm doing.
A typical military entrepreneur of the 17th century, the Bohemian apostate Protestant Wallenstein is a complex and somewhat mysterious figure.
Ancient traditions regarding this apostate leader show that he rebelled against God, and in so doing, created a worldwide apostasy.
Then, as now, there were apostate religious leaders; adultery, divorce, falsehood, oppression and cruelty were rife.
We still live in an age of martyrs and heroic saints, of apostates and world-weary skeptics.
The heresy and apostasy of the MP, like all apostatical movements in history, developed and deepened over time.
Career counselors, she argued, have to find ways to persuade unemployed Ph.D.'s to believe that the outside world is not evil and that they are not apostates if they do something besides teaching and research.
Additionally, it should be obvious that this passage is not commanding apostates be put to death by the fact that the early church obviously did not execute apostates .
They were, inevitably, deposed from office, expelled from the order, and excommunicated - so becoming, ironically, apostates themselves.