Some articles on religious:
... Hand-in-hand with the wool industry, this key religious centre experienced a Reformation significantly different to other parts of England ... Norwich unusually found ways of managing religious discord whilst maintaining civic harmony ... the Strangers in Norwich bolstered trade with mainland Europe, fostering a movement toward religious reform and radical politics in the city ...
... Robinson Crusoe is filled with religious aspects ... a good Puritan Christian, such as The New Family Instructor (1727) and Religious Courtship (1722) ...
... are estimates there are no available current statistics on religious affiliation all mosques and churches were closed in 1967 and religious observances prohibited in November ... After 1992 an influx of foreign missionaries has brought more religious diversity with groups such as Jehovah's Witnesses, Mormons, Hindus, Bahá'í, a variety of Christian denominations and others ... This rich blend of religions has however rarely caused religious strife ...
... A religious festival is a time of special importance marked by adherents to that religion ... Religious festivals are commonly celebrated on recurring cycles in a calendar year or lunar calendar ... Hundreds of very different religious festivals are held around the world each year ...
... The other central aspect of the local culture is religious devotion ... a very Catholic and conservative town, and many of its inhabitants display a pride with their religious identity which comes close to fanaticism ... it often constitutes a form of social, rather than religious, gathering ...
More definitions of "religious":
- (adj): Extremely scrupulous and conscientious.
Example: "Religious in observing the rules of health"
- (adj): Concerned with sacred matters or religion or the church.
Example: "Religious texts"; "a nenber if a religious order"
- (noun): A member of a religious order who is bound by vows of poverty and chastity and obedience.
Famous quotes containing the word religious:
“Better risk loss of truth than chance of errorthat is your faith-vetoers exact position. He is actively playing his stake as much as the believer is; he is backing the field against the religious hypothesis, just as the believer is backing the religious hypothesis against the field.”
—William James (18421910)
“The churches ... have lost much of their authority over youth because they have refused to re-examine their religious sanctions and their dogmatic preaching in the light of modern physiology, psychology and sociology.”
—Agnes E. Meyer (18871970)
“... these great improvements of modern times are blessings or curses on us, just in the same ratio as the mental, moral, and religious rule over the animal; or the animal propensities of our nature predominate over the intellectual and moral. The spider elaborates poison from the same flower, in which the bee finds materials out of which she manufactures honey.”
—Harriot K. Hunt (18051875)