How many professed atheists are there in Congress?
In spite of their professed desire to modernize, many Qing officials believed that the basic principles of Chinese statecraft were based on Confucian prescriptions.
The Malaysian-born Sebastian is a Pentecostal Christian teacher from Adelaide, and professed virgin.
For many nuns their status as a professed religious did not necessarily obviate access to various parts of familial patrimony.
This revival began with a deep conviction of sin on the part of the professed people of God, the members of the Jewish church.
After seeing him close his mouth, I abruptly turned away and resumed staring at the idiotic carvings of professed lovers, etched into my desk.
The way this has been announced contrasts sharply with their professed belief in partnership.
It was not only dowries, alimentos, and other financial sums required by the convent that allowed professed daughters to remain connected to their families' property.
It's harder yet to grasp its significance: the rant against the Roman Antichrist, the intolerance to all outside God's true church, the professed loyalty to the King's Majesty are now alien.
Male monasteries did not require dowries of their professed members and represented less of a threat to the family patrimony.