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As befits the world's oldest and most durable hatred, it has many more adherents and has taken many different forms. Times, Sunday Times (2016)First, competition makes each religious group try that much harder to win adherents. Sociology (1995)Which religions are gaining adherents, and which are losing? Sociology (1995)As we enter into dialogue with adherents of other religions, we must be courteous and kind. Christianity Today (2000)With the disasters that attended the intervention in Iraq these voices have gained adherents and become more forthright. Times, Sunday Times (2014)To the extent that religions provide their adherents with a common set of norms and values, they are an important source of social solidarity. Sociology (1995)
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