Some articles on religious:
... 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 ...
... 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 ... percentages are estimates there are no available current statistics on religious affiliation all mosques and churches were closed in 1967 and religious observances ... After 1992 an influx of foreign missionaries has brought more religious diversity with groups such as Jehovah's Witnesses, Mormons, Hindus, Bahá'í, a ...
... The other central aspect of the local culture is religious devotion ... inhabitants display a pride with their religious identity which comes close to fanaticism ... Church attendance is high, although it often constitutes a form of social, rather than religious, gathering ...
... Robinson Crusoe is filled with religious aspects ... 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 ... trade with mainland Europe, fostering a movement toward religious reform and radical politics in the city ...
More definitions of "religious":
- (adj): Extremely scrupulous and conscientious.
Example: "Religious in observing the rules of health"
- (noun): A member of a religious order who is bound by vows of poverty and chastity and obedience.
- (adj): Concerned with sacred matters or religion or the church.
Example: "Religious texts"; "a nenber if a religious order"
Famous quotes containing the word religious:
“In an age robbed of religious symbols, going to the shops replaces going to the church.... We have a free choice, but at a price. We can win experience, but never achieve innocence. Marx knew that the epic activities of the modern world involve not lance and sword but dry goods.”
—Stephen Bayley (b. 1951)
“The best conversation is rare. Society seems to have agreed to treat fictions as realities, and realities as fictions; and the simple lover of truth, especially if on very high grounds, as a religious or intellectual seeker, finds himself a stranger and alien.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)
“The State is the altar of political freedom and, like the religious altar, it is maintained for the purpose of human sacrifice.”
—Emma Goldman (18691940)