Faith (disambiguation)

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Faith is confidence or trust in a person (as in their ability), thing, deity, in the doctrines or teachings of a religion, or view (e.g. having strong political faith) even without empirical evidence.

Faith may also refer to:

  • Bad faith, a legal concept in which a malicious motive on the part of a party in a lawsuit undermines their case
  • Bad faith (existentialism), mauvaise foi, a philosophical concept wherein one denies one's total freedom, instead choosing to behave as an inert object
  • Fáith, the Irish for "prophet, seer"
  • Good faith, bona fides, the mental and moral state of honesty
  • Religion, any specific system of belief ("one's faith")
  • Religious belief, the belief in the reality of the mythological, supernatural, or spiritual aspects of a religion.
  • The first of the theological virtues in Catholic theology
  • Trust (social sciences) in a person or entity
  • Uberrima fides (Utmost good faith), the legal doctrine of certain contractual obligations

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Places[edit]

Music[edit]

Name[edit]

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Surname[edit]

Nickname[edit]

  • Corey Taylor (born 1973), American musician nicknamed "Faith"

Characters[edit]

  • Faith Lehane, a fictional character for the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel, portrayed by Eliza Dushku
  • Faith (comics), a superhero in the DC Comics universe
  • Faith Connors, the protagonist in the action-adventure video game Mirror's Edge
  • Faith Newman, a character from the American soap opera The Young and the Restless

Film and television[edit]

Other[edit]

  • Faith (dog) (born 2002), bipedal dog, born with only three legs
  • Faith (shoe retailer), British shoe company
  • Faith 7, name given to the space capsule, by its pilot, in the 1963 US space mission Mercury-Atlas 9
  • Faith (novel), first in the Faith, Hope, Charity espionage trilogy of novels by Len Deighton
  • Hurricane Faith, a tropical cyclone which reached the Faeroe Islands, part of the 1966 Atlantic hurricane season

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