On Friday, September 14, 2012 7:10:17 AM UTC-4, rclough wrote:
>
>  Hi Craig Weinberg 
>  
> Faith can be expressed as a belief, but faith itself is inner trust, 
> confidence, etc.
>  
> Faith
>  
>   Noun:   
>    
>    1. Complete trust or confidence in someone or something. 
>    2. Strong belief in God or in the doctrines of a religion, based on 
>    spiritual apprehension rather than proof.
>
>
Can't exactly the same thing be said of belief?

be┬Ělief
Noun:    

   1.     An *acceptance* that a statement is true or that something exists.
   2.     Something one accepts as true or real; a firmly held opinion or *
   conviction*. 

Craig

 
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> Roger Clough, rcl...@verizon.net <javascript:>
> 9/14/2012 
> Leibniz would say, "If there's no God, we'd have to invent him 
> so that everything could function."
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> On Thursday, September 13, 2012 8:43:39 AM UTC-4, rclough wrote: 
>>
>>  Hi Bruno Marchal  
>>
>> The shared part of religion (or science) is called belief(s). 
>>     They are exclusively in the fom of words. 
>>     For example words from the Bible, and the Creeds. 
>>
>> The personal or private part of religion is called faith. 
>>     It is not belief, for it is wordless, is more like trust or 
>> motivation. 
>>     Religion trusts its creeds, science trust the laws of physics etc.
>>
>>
>> It sounds like you are talking about the particular forms of religion 
> though. In some other traditions, faith can be the public proclamation in 
> words and belief is the privately expressed as wordless.
>
> Craig
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