What are religious?

  • (adj): Extremely scrupulous and conscientious.
    Example: "Religious in observing the rules of health"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on religious:

Zahlé - Culture
... central aspect of the local culture is religious devotion ... and conservative town, and many of its 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 ...
Norwich - History - Early Modern Period (1485–1640)
... 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 ...
Religious Festival
... 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 ...
Robinson Crusoe - Interpretations - Religious
... 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) ...
Albanians - Religion
... 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 ... This rich blend of religions has however rarely caused religious strife ...

More definitions of "religious":

  • (adj): Concerned with sacred matters or religion or the church.
    Example: "Religious texts"; "a nenber if a religious order"
    Synonyms: spiritual
  • (adj): Having or showing belief in and reverence for a deity.
    Example: "A religious man"; "religious attitude"
  • (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 religious inebriation of big cities.—Pantheism.
    I am everyone; everyone is me.
    Whirlwind.
    Charles Baudelaire (1821–1867)

    His Majesty’s Government view with favour the establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people, and will use their best endeavours to facilitate the achievement of this object, it being clearly understood that nothing shall be done which may prejudice the civil and religious rights of existing non-Jewish communities in Palestine, or the rights and political status enjoyed by Jews in any other country.
    —A.J. (Arthur James)

    I am always most religious upon a sunshiny day ...
    George Gordon Noel Byron (1788–1824)