be born again into their faith

Discussion in 'English Only' started by jourderose, Nov 3, 2013.

  1. jourderose Member


    "It gave him a preternaturally youthful look- this unconsummated expectation of tragic event. The look which people born again into their faith sometimes acquire. "

    It is from the book titled "the Finkler Question."

    Does in this sentence "be born again into one's faith" mean "finding their faith again" ?

    Thank you in advance
  2. Parla Member Emeritus

    New York City
    English - US
    You're essentially correct. "Born again" is a term used by some Christian groups. Wikipedia explains it succinctly (follow the link).
  3. jourderose Member

    Thanks a lot !

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