vicar of bray

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A person who changes their beliefs and principles to stay popular with people above them is a Vicar of Bray. The religious upheavals in England from 1533 to 1559 and from 1633 to 1715 made it almost impossible for any individual to comply with the successive religious requirements of the state.
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Changing the practices of fundamental religious norms and beliefs are not allowed in Islam, one can't follow the principals as Vicar or Bray to meet the needs of that regime.

Submitted on December 11, 2013

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