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A Doubting Thomas

The phrase 'A Doubting Thomas' is used to describe someone who is so skeptical that they don’t believe anything without personal experience.

Example of Use: “Don’t waste your time on explanations; he’s a doubting Thomas.”

Interesting fact about A Doubting Thomas

The term 'a doubting Thomas' is a direct reference to the biblical story of the apostle Thomas, who refused to believe that the resurrected Jesus had been seen by the other apostles until he could actually see and feel the wounds Jesus received during his crucifixion.