Some articles on religious:
... All forms of Christianity, Islam and other religious practices were prohibited except for old non-institutional Pagan practices in the rural areas, which were seen as identifying with the national ... there are no available current statistics on religious affiliation all mosques and churches were closed in 1967 and religious observances prohibited in ... 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 ...
... 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 ... although it often constitutes a form of social, rather than religious, gathering ...
... Robinson Crusoe is filled with religious aspects ... writing books on how to be a good Puritan Christian, such as The New Family Instructor (1727) and Religious Courtship (1722) ...
... Hand-in-hand with the wool industry, this key religious centre experienced a Reformation significantly different to other parts of England ... in Tudor Norwich unusually found ways of managing religious discord whilst maintaining civic harmony ... of the Strangers in Norwich bolstered trade with mainland Europe, fostering a movement toward religious reform and radical politics in the city ...
... 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 ...
More definitions of "religious":
- (adj): Having or showing belief in and reverence for a deity.
Example: "A religious man"; "religious attitude"
- (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:
“The question confronting the Church today is not any longer whether the man in the street can grasp a religious message, but how to employ the communications media so as to let him have the full impact of the Gospel message.”
—Pope John Paul II (b. 1920)
“Never for a moment have I had one doubt about my religious beliefs. There are people who believe only so far as they can understandthat seems to me presumptuous and sets their understanding as the standard of the universe.”
—Woodrow Wilson (18561924)
“Its almost impossible to deal with a crazy man, except that he does have religious beliefs, and the world of Islam will be damaged if a fanatic like him should commit murder in the name of religion against 60 innocent people.”
—Jimmy Carter (James Earl Carter, Jr.)