Some articles on religious:
... The other central aspect of the local culture is religious devotion ... its inhabitants display a pride with their religious identity which comes close to fanaticism ... is high, although it often constitutes a form of social, rather than religious, gathering ...
... Robinson Crusoe is filled with religious aspects ... such as The New Family Instructor (1727) and Religious Courtship (1722) ...
... 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 ... 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 1990 ... 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 ...
... 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 ... 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":
- (noun): A member of a religious order who is bound by vows of poverty and chastity and obedience.
- (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"
Famous quotes containing the word religious:
“Adjoining a refreshment stand ... is a small frame ice house ... with a whitewashed advertisement on its brown front stating, simply, Ice. Glory to Jesus. The proprietor of the establishment is a religious man who has seized the opportunity to broadcast his business and his faith at the same time.”
—For the State of New Jersey, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)
“Primarily I am a passionately religious man, and my novels must be written from the depth of my religious experience.”
—D.H. (David Herbert)
“The chief assertion of religious morality is that white is a colour. Virtue is not the absence of vices or the avoidance of moral dangers; virtue is a vivid and separate thing, like pain or a particular smell.”
—Gilbert Keith Chesterton (18741936)