from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Without a creed; not related to a specific creed.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Without a creed.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Without creed, or definite formula of belief.
We "creedless" UUs would instinctively say no, that strict doctrinal rules are inappropriate, but our standards are not the same as the Anglican Communion's.
As Bloom observes, moderate Southern Baptists are a proudly creedless folk.
I think it is possible for churches to support social justice activity without necessarily being "political" and that this is just one of the many balancing challenges that a liberal church, and especially a creedless church like the UU, faces.
There are many members who are not UU at all, who voted against its creation, and for whom a creedless religion is a bewildering oxymoron.
There are aspects of each tradition that I find very appealing — which is why I joke about the merits of the Unipalian Church "creedless ritual"!
The best way to escape the traps you're describing is to be very clear, very specific about precisely what and where you are studying, to directly confront the complexities of congregational, creedless religion in your text, and to use plenty of those qualifying phrases that you mentioned.
He said he fears that "old-time agnostics" are dying off in the creedless, radically inclusive American denomination, which takes in people of many faiths and no faith.
The wheel describes the religion as socially liberal, creedless, inclusive.
Unitarian Jihad is a nascent satirical religious/humanist movement, which intentionally juxtaposes the Unitiarian Universalist principles of a creedless faith and rational discussion with the Islamic concept of Jihad, specifically the use of that word in connection with the idea of a "holy war". . .
I usually respond with our Covenant and say we're a creedless religion and agree on behavior rather than belief.
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