The reasons for this, I believe, are more about politics, power, and money than about theology or faith.
“He was a tough man and I had faith that work was keeping him away,” she says.
Lack of faith in government and violence have led many Mexicans to flee Nuevo Laredo and move to Texas.
I use his full name deliberately: He is of the Jewish faith, from a family of Russian émigrés.
At age 19, Mormon youths depart on two-year missions to spread the faith.
"We wouldn't have to work them out if we had the faith of a child," said Kate, warmly.
faith I am as poor as a chymist, and would be as industrious.
Sonia felt that his gloomy creed had become his faith and code.
They agreed upon this, and in a mood of faith and resolution fell asleep.
All our knowledge, for instance, relies upon our sonship; it starts with an act of faith.
mid-13c., "duty of fulfilling one's trust," from Old French feid, foi "faith, belief, trust, confidence, pledge," from Latin fides "trust, faith, confidence, reliance, credence, belief," from root of fidere "to trust," from PIE root *bheidh- (cf. Greek pistis; see bid). For sense evolution, see belief. Theological sense is from late 14c.; religions called faiths since c.1300.