Make Your Editor Cry: Belief (Awkward Plural)
BLUF: (Bottom Line Up Front)
The plural of belief is beliefs.
belief: a state or habit of mind in which trust or confidence is placed in some person or thing : something that is accepted, considered to be true, or held as an opinion
The singular of belief is belief. The plural of belief is beliefs. The noun belief conforms to the standard rules for forming the plurals of nouns in English.
A believer, as in one who believes, may hold more than one belief and so hold a set of beliefs.
I would never die for my beliefs because I might be wrong. (Bertrand Russell)
You don't have to sacrifice who you are to follow your beliefs. (Bryan Clay)
Gregg Bridgeman is the Editor-in-Chief at Olivia Kimbrell Press. He is husband to best-selling Christian author Hallee Bridgeman and parent to three. He continues to proudly serve in the US Armed Forces and has done so in either an active or reserve capacity for more than twenty years as an airborne and air assault qualified paratrooper, earning a Bronze Star for his service. Most importantly, he was ordained in October of 2001 after surrendering his life to Christ decades earlier.