religious person

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n religious person a person who manifests devotion to a deity
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Quotations

  • Professor Blackie
    Professor Blackie
    “The highest art is always the most religious, and the greatest artist is always a devout person.”

Usage

In literature:

The religious life of the early Germans was tribal rather than personal or of the simple family.
"History of Human Society" by Frank W. Blackmar
I do not allow personal reasons to enter into my religious activities.
"Captain Pott's Minister" by Francis L. Cooper
Even the teachers, she learned after a time, failed to connect the religious life with their personal conduct.
"Clark's Field" by Robert Herrick
Neither personal friendship, religious considerations nor the slightest feelings of sympathy availed.
"History of the Great American Fortunes, Vol. I" by Myers Gustavus
It is said of a religious person in a monastery in Brabant, that he did not speak a word in sixteen years.
"Talkers" by John Bate
THE POSSIBLE PRACTICE AND EXHIBITION OF SINCERE HUMILITY BY RELIGIOUS PERSONS.
"Time and Tide by Weare and Tyne" by John Ruskin
The most religious persons are rarely the most amiable or the most social.
"Letters to Eugenia" by Baron d'Holbach
By what other mark may a person recognize a vocation to the religious state?
"Vocations Explained" by Anonymous
But, for my own part, I believe religious hypocrisy to be rather a rare vice among persons of your station in life.
"Coelebs In Search of a Wife" by Hannah More
Religious fanaticism gave birth to one, and personal pride to the other.
"The Pearl of India" by Maturin M. Ballou
His personal griefs thus combined with his religious views to force upon him a role of political opposition.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 7" by Various
Prior to the Reformation, feuds were sometimes terminated by an appeal to the religious sensibilities of the persons more immediately concerned.
"Border Raids and Reivers" by Robert Borland
The religious life is based upon authority, the intellectual life is based upon personal investigation.
"The Intellectual Life" by =Philip Gilbert Hamerton
Religious feeling combined with political antipathy and personal terror to produce this emotion.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 57, No. 353, March 1845" by Various
Religious persons, men of prayer, belonging to all countries, are strangers nowhere; such is the doctrine taught by our holy books.
"Travels in Tartary, Thibet, and China During the years 1844-5-6. Volume 2 [of 2]" by Evariste Regis Huc
The more religious a person is, the more he is steeped in ignorance and superstition, the less is his sense of moral responsibility.
"An Atheist Manifesto" by Joseph Lewis
The rule of examining things before persons must be observed in ascertaining the religious sentiment of any country.
"How to Observe" by Harriet Martineau
But all persons have not Mrs. N.'s faith, nor her deep-abiding religious principles.
"Forty Years in the Wilderness of Pills and Powders" by William A. Alcott
No person is bound to publish his religious convictions.
"The New Germany" by George Young
I had been thrust into the midst of this tremendous, crying need for service of every kind, religious, personal and military.
"A Jewish Chaplain in France" by Lee J. Levinger
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In news:

Time and time again, Republican politicians have displayed an inability to separate their personal religious convictions from policies affecting millions of Americans.
Do you consider yourself a religious person.
A Nova Scotia woman, denied a personalized licence plate with a religious message, says the ban on.
I consider myself a spiritual person, but I'm not religious in a traditional sense.
At a certain point in life, a person feels that he has sorted out his religious beliefs.
If you are a religious person, then you've probably heard of Hell.
His writing is a unique blend of religious morality and social awareness combined with an investigation of personal desires.
Despite President Obama's constant referral to his Christian heritage, it seems as though Hank Williams, Jr still questions the President's personal religious beliefs.
Extreme conservatives want to run this country according to their personal religious beliefs, an idea that the founding fathers opposed.
As a religious person, one planning on joining the clergy, I see no morally justifiable position to take against the rights of an entire class of people.
Conservatives around the country are pressing judicial candidates to answer questions about their personal religious practices and views on abortion, gay marriage, school prayer, and other controversies likely to come before their courts.
"There seems to be a theme in the album, not intentional, and it's funny because for somebody who is not a religious person, God comes up a lot in my songs," says legendary singer/songwriter Paul Simon.
If you're thinking about homeschooling your child for medical, religious, or personal reasons, check out this wonderful program with dedicated teachers and staff members.
National Religious Broadcasters mourns the loss of Christian talk radio personality Rich Buhler, who passed away at the age of 65 following a nearly two-year battle with pancreatic cancer.
Abraham Lincoln was a lukewarm Christian and assumed the presidency , without his personal religious beliefs being an issue.
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In science:

Curiously, whereas many religious persons are not CCS sufferers, many atheists are (one reason could well be that they grew in very religious families which implanted in their children’s minds strong impressions of the greatness and uniqueness of the human species)9 .
Brane Worlds, the Subanthropic Principle and the Undetectability Conjecture
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