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    Because, since

    Because we are perpetually in touch with God by prayer, since we always have access to his presence, I've found that spontaneous prayer is as natural to the Christian as breathing. (Brian Mills, Three Times Three Equals Twelve, page 116)

    What does since mean in the above sentence?
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    Re: Because, since

    It means "because".

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    Re: Because, since

    http://dictionary.cambridge.org/zht/...cause-or-since

    According to the above link, we use because to focus on the reason; we use since to focus on the result.
    How come the author uses both because and since?
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    #4

    Re: Because, since

    To avoid repetition.

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    Re: Because, since

    To avoid repetition.

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