Some articles on religious:
... All forms of Christianity, Islam and other religious practices were prohibited except for old non-institutional Pagan practices in the rural areas, which were ... there are no available current statistics on religious affiliation all mosques and churches were closed in 1967 and religious observances prohibited in ... 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 ...
... 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 ...
... The other central aspect of the local culture is religious devotion ... conservative town, and many of its inhabitants display a pride with their religious identity which comes close to fanaticism ... constitutes a form of social, rather than religious, gathering ...
... Hand-in-hand with the wool industry, this key religious centre experienced a Reformation significantly different to other parts of England ... 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 ...
... Robinson Crusoe is filled with religious aspects ... 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"
- (noun): A member of a religious order who is bound by vows of poverty and chastity and obedience.
- (adj): Extremely scrupulous and conscientious.
Example: "Religious in observing the rules of health"
Famous quotes containing the word religious:
“I believe in the equality of man; and I believe that religious duties consist in doing justice, loving mercy, and endeavoring to make our fellow-creatures happy.”
—Thomas Paine (17371809)
“The short lesson that comes out of long experience in political agitation is something like this: all the motive power in all of these movements is the instinct of religious feeling. All the obstruction comes from attempting to rely on anything else. Conciliation is the enemy.”
—John Jay Chapman (18621933)
“This philosophy of hate, of religious and racial intolerance, with its passionate urge toward war, is loose in the world. It is the enemy of democracy; it is the enemy of all the fruitful and spiritual sides of life. It is our responsibility, as individuals and organizations, to resist this.”
—Mary Heaton Vorse (18741966)