Some articles on religious:
... Robinson Crusoe is filled with religious aspects ... 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 ... The magistracy in Tudor Norwich unusually found ways of managing religious discord whilst maintaining civic harmony ... bolstered trade with mainland Europe, fostering a movement toward religious reform and radical politics in the city ...
... The other central aspect of the local culture is religious devotion ... town, and many of its inhabitants display a pride with their religious identity which comes close to fanaticism ... attendance is high, although it often constitutes a form of social, rather than religious, gathering ...
... 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 with the national culture ... Catholics but clarifies "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 variety of Christian denominations and others ...
More definitions of "religious":
- (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"
- (adj): Having or showing belief in and reverence for a deity.
Example: "A religious man"; "religious attitude"
Famous quotes containing the word religious:
“I am always most religious upon a sunshiny day ...”
—George Gordon Noel Byron (17881824)
“What we must look for here is, 1st, religious and moral principles; 2ndly, gentlemanly conduct; 3rdly, intellectual ability.”
—Thomas Arnold (17951842)
“Yet the New Testament treats of man and mans so-called spiritual affairs too exclusively, and is too constantly moral and personal, to alone content me, who am not interested solely in mans religious or moral nature, or in man even.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)