Although this topic is prompted by a reference to my yes, probably too often mentioned!! - 100% faith belief, I have no intention or wish here to be controversial, or to have any kind of conclusion at the end of it, but I thought it would be interesting to hear about and discuss the ideas and opinions, and the variations thereof of the word faith, here. There are two main definitions:
2. The word faith does not crop up very often, or at all, in my daily life outside this forum, and I think I’d be more likely to use the word trust. I wonder, too, if the word has changed its meaning much over the centuries, or whether ancient peoples had an equivalent.1. Complete trust or confidence in someone or something
1. 2. strong belief in the doctrines of a religion, based on spiritual conviction rather than proof.