Example sentences for: adherents

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

  • With so many diverse adherents, every major religion will spawn violent zealots.

  • Japan, where Christianity has almost no adherents, has less violent crime than almost any country.

  • 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.

  • Movement adherents claim that the IDE procedure--in which delivery is induced, the fetus's skull is crushed, and its brains are suctioned--amounts to infanticide.

  • 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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