sacred text


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n sacred text writing that is venerated for the worship of a deity
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In literature:

In Persia we have theories of geography based upon similar conceptions and embalmed in sacred texts.
"History of the Warfare of Science with Theology in Christendom" by Andrew Dickson White
The walls are bright with Scripture texts and illustrations from sacred history.
"The American Missionary, Vol. XLII. April, 1888. No. 4." by Various
The poets often devoted all their ambition to finding apt quotations from the sacred text.
"Chapters on Jewish Literature" by Israel Abrahams
But Daniel, in the text, kept this port-hole of his domestic fortress unclosed because Jerusalem was the capital of sacred influences.
"New Tabernacle Sermons" by Thomas De Witt Talmage
Of all earliest impressions of the sacred text, this is doubtless the MOST RARE.
"A Bibliographical, Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in France and Germany, Volume Three" by Thomas Frognall Dibdin
And interweave all your sentences with the Sacred Text.
"My New Curate" by P.A. Sheehan
It is certain that one formidable source of danger to the sacred text has been its occasional obscurity.
"The Causes of the Corruption of the Traditional Text of the Holy Gospels" by John Burgon
Not only did they find texts for the band, but other subjects were traced through the sacred pages.
"A Missionary Twig" by Emma L. Burnett
It is henceforth taken up by the multitude and quoted as having the authority of a sacred text.
"Elementary Guide to Literary Criticism" by F. V. N. Painter
There was a more severe punishment than even this awarded in Germany once, for a wilful alteration of the sacred text.
"Continental Monthly, Vol. 4, No 3, September 1863" by Various

In news:

They also diabolically distort Jewish sacred texts out of all recognition.
Islam holds the Psalms of David, known in that tradition as Zabur, among its sacred texts, although it does not incorpor...
Robert Sacre was already on to the part where he needed to get his mind right to deal with all the sympathy texts.
Baptist principal's sacred text is the Literary Study Bible.
Scrolls were the prestige format, used for important works only: sacred texts, legal documents, history, literature.
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.
Over the years, Shaver 's history has seeped into some of the sacred texts of country.
Temple Beth Am of Merrick-Bellmore recently marked Simchat Torah , a Jewish holiday that celebrates the Torah , Judaism's most sacred text, which contains the five books of Moses and is the source of the Ten Commandments.
Does your religion's sacred text address recycling in any form.