religious text

Definitions

  • Frame 1: A religious woman is presented a sporting magazine from 'Mr. Fox'. The caption says: “With Mr Fox's respects & many happy returns of the day” Frame 2: A hunter is presented a religious text from 'Mrs. Stork'. The caption says: “With Mrs Stork's kind regards and the compliments of the season”
    Frame 1: A religious woman is presented a sporting magazine from 'Mr. Fox'. The caption says: “With Mr Fox's respects & many happy returns of the day” Frame 2: A hunter is presented a religious text from 'Mrs. Stork'. The caption says: “With Mrs Stork's kind regards and the compliments of the season”
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n religious text writing that is venerated for the worship of a deity
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Usage

In literature:

His genuine Text is religiously adher'd to, and the numerous Faults and Blemishes, purely his own, are left as they were found.
"Preface to the Works of Shakespeare (1734)" by Lewis Theobald
Of course, our knowledge in this connection is derived from the orthodox religious texts.
"Myths of Babylonia and Assyria" by Donald A. Mackenzie
This is full of abbreviations not found in contemporary manuscripts containing purely literary or religious texts.
"A Sixth-Century Fragment of the Letters of Pliny the Younger" by Elias Avery Lowe and Edward Kennard Rand
Several hundred spirits occur in the incantation texts, and almost as many more in other religious texts.
"The Religion of Babylonia and Assyria" by Morris Jastrow
If we may judge from the texts and the existing ruins, the religious buildings of Assyria were smaller than those of Chaldaea.
"A History of Art in Chaldæa & Assyria, v. 1" by Georges Perrot
Make a note of any text that marks a religious crisis in your life.
"Pleasure & Profit in Bible Study" by Dwight Moody
To him Damasus entrusted the revision of the Latin text of the Bible and other works of religious erudition.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 9" by Various
With Buddhists and Jainas the season of fasting, religious meditation, and recitation of sacred texts, far outdoes our Lenten period.
"The Contemporary Review, Volume 36, December 1879" by Various
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In news:

In administering oaths, you may ask the oath-taker to place one hand on the appropriate religious text with the other hand raised in a pledging gesture.
In the 13th century, Dr Netz explained, Christian monks, needing vellum for a prayer book, ripped the manuscript apart, washed it, folded its pages in half and covered it with religious text.
Koran By Heart A new documentary about Cairo's annual religious-text memorization contest for kids.
The meaning of many Hadiths has been lost and the cultural or geographical context of a text is forgotten, said Mehmet Gormez, deputy head of Turkey's Religious Affairs Directorate, or Diyanet.
Here's the full text of Pope Benedict's homily Saturday morning, April 19, 2008, during Mass in St Patrick's Cathedral in New York City with 3,000 priests, deacons and Religious men and women.
Thousands protested today the burning of Qurans and other religious texts at a US military base in Afghanistan.
The film is set in Jerusalem's Hebrew University and deals with the implacable rivalry between two scholars of the Talmud, the complex and sacred text of the Jewish religious tradition.
The 31-year-old Democrat Tulsi Gabbard said she will take her oath of office on the Hindu religious text Bhagavad Gita in January.
A noted religious scholar doubts the veracity of a papyrus text that purports to reveal that Jesus had a wife — but includes a typo.
In a diversified culture, the Bible is no longer the only religious text on offer.
We may become so accustomed to hearing about it in modern political contexts that we miss the religious challenge of the biblical text.
A noted religious scholar doubts the veracity of a papyrus text that purports to reveal that Jesus had a wife — but includes a typo .
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In science:

Many texts on Islamic Finance that explain IP as being rooted in arguments from authority do not bother to argue that no alternative (and thus less religious) arguments can be established for IP (compliant with an Islamic context of course).
Dialectical Roots for Interest Prohibition Theory
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