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 ...
... 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 ... Strangers in Norwich 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 ... of 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 ...
... All forms of Christianity, Islam and other religious practices were prohibited except for old non-institutional Pagan practices in the rural areas, which ... 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 ...
... Robinson Crusoe is filled with religious aspects ... good Puritan Christian, such as The New Family Instructor (1727) and Religious Courtship (1722) ...
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"
- (adj): Extremely scrupulous and conscientious.
Example: "Religious in observing the rules of health"
Famous quotes containing the word religious:
“The tradition I cherish is the ideal this country was built upon, the concept of religious pluralism, of a plethora of opinions, of tolerance and not the jihad. Religious war, pooh. The war is between those who trust us to think and those who believe we must merely be led.”
—Anna Quindlen (b. 1952)
“The three most important things a man has are, briefly, his private parts, his money, and his religious opinions.”
—Samuel Butler (18351902)
“It is not woman who claims the highest in man. It is a mans own religious soul that drives him on beyond women, to his supreme activity. For his highest, man is responsible to God alone.”
—D.H. (David Herbert)