Because my passion so far has been exposing government-funded sacred cows and disrupting statist narratives, I am an apostate.
At first, he was sentenced to execution for being an apostate.
An apostate and an atheist, she has rejected Islam as her personal creed, and she calls on Muslims, effectively, to do the same.
Godane rejects the idea of Al-Shabab negotiating with the Somali federal government, an “apostate government” he dubs it.
But the religious right would have none of it, declaring him a heretic and apostate.
Give a brief description of Julian the apostate; tell why he was so called.
The Gods have suspended their thunder over the head of the apostate.
Damasus restored all the catacombs, after they had been damaged during the persecution under Julian the apostate.
An apostate from the condition of a pravajita or religious mendicant.
There was an apostate at Wothorpe in 1296 and two years later a nun of Harrold was found guilty of unchastity.
mid-14c., "one who forsakes his religion or faith," from Old French apostate (Modern French apostat) and directly from Late Latin apostata, from Greek apostasia "defection, desertion, rebellion," from apostenai "to defect," literally "to stand off," from apo- "away from" (see apo-) + stenai "to stand." Used in non-religious situations (politics, etc.) from mid-14c.
late 14c.; see apostate (n.).