Example sentences for: adherents

How can you use “adherents” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Straws in the wind: The New York Times reports that Santeria , the West Indian religion notorious for animal sacrifice, is gaining American adherents and coming out of the closet.

  • He recalls that on one trip to Poland he offended local adherents of the "enlightened agenda" by emphasizing the Ten Commandments.

  • A looser circle of adherents might give money to al Qaeda or train in its camps but remained essentially independent.

  • He could attract, train, and use recruits for ever more ambitious attacks, rallying new adherents with each demonstration that his was the movement of the future.

  • Speaking of Mormon doctrine, the term, used as a general-purpose noun, adjective, and adverb, as an unofficial designation for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and its adherents, and comes from The Book of Mormon , a book that Joseph Smith claims to have translated from gold plates goven to him by an angle.

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