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The writing is poised and tidy as well—too tidy, in fact, for a novel whose allegiances are with rebels and freethinkers.
For those three years, the iconoclast, freethinker and reluctant voice of a generation proclaimed faith in salvation by Jesus Christ (despite his Jewish upbringing), with lyrics that drew a line in the sand.
The central conflict in La Belle Sauvage pits freethinkers against fanatics, which is not simply a conflict between atheists and believers.
For the last three years, atheist writers, freethinkers, foreigners, religious minorities, gay rights activists and others have been terrorized and killed in Bangladesh by shadowy figures who have struck with machetes and sped off on motorbikes.
Noah was, even then, according to friends, a pacifist and a freethinker.
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FREETHINKER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of freethinker for English Language Learners
: a person who forms his or her own opinions about important subjects (such as religion and politics) instead of accepting what other people say
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