Example sentences for: adherents

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

  • Conservatives, meanwhile, accuse him of turning out "agitprop for a politics whose few remaining adherents know nothing of America except Beverly Hills" (John Podhoretz, the Weekly Standard ). (Click for a trailer or to read David Edelstein's review in Slate .)

  • Have adherents to Judaism worldwide taken offense at Jew's harp?

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

  • The NYT off-lead is the news that the Southern Baptists, the nation's largest Protestant denomination, which counts among its adherents Bill Clinton, Al Gore, Newt Gingrich, and Trent Lott, has, at its annual convention, amended its statement of essential beliefs to include the declaration that a woman should "submit herself graciously" to her husband's leadership, and a husband should "provide for, protect and lead his family."

  • Its adherents tether their interpretations to plain meanings as they were understood when the text was first penned.

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