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Noun1.religious text - writing that is venerated for the worship of a deityreligious text - writing that is venerated for the worship of a deity
piece of writing, written material, writing - the work of a writer; anything expressed in letters of the alphabet (especially when considered from the point of view of style and effect); "the writing in her novels is excellent"; "that editorial was a fine piece of writing"
sacred scripture, scripture - any writing that is regarded as sacred by a religious group
Christian Bible, Good Book, Holy Scripture, Holy Writ, Scripture, Bible, Word of God, Book, Word - the sacred writings of the Christian religions; "he went to carry the Word to the heathen"
Paralipomenon - (Old Testament) an obsolete name for the Old Testament books of I Chronicles and II Chronicles which were regarded as supplementary to Kings
Testament - either of the two main parts of the Christian Bible
evangel, Gospel, Gospels - the four books in the New Testament (Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John) that tell the story of Christ's life and teachings
Synoptic Gospels, Synoptics - the first three Gospels which describe events in Christ's life from a similar point of view
prayer - a fixed text used in praying
service book - a book setting forth the forms of church service
Apocrypha - 14 books of the Old Testament included in the Vulgate (except for II Esdras) but omitted in Jewish and Protestant versions of the Bible; eastern Christian churches (except the Coptic Church) accept all these books as canonical; the Russian Orthodox Church accepts these texts as divinely inspired but does not grant them the same status
sapiential book, wisdom book, wisdom literature - any of the biblical books (Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Songs, Wisdom of Solomon, Ecclesiasticus) that are considered to contain wisdom
Pseudepigrapha - 52 texts written between 200 BC and AD 200 but ascribed to various prophets and kings in the Hebrew scriptures; many are apocalyptic in nature
Talmudic literature - (Judaism) ancient rabbinical writings
Veda, Vedic literature - (from the Sanskrit word for `knowledge') any of the most ancient sacred writings of Hinduism written in early Sanskrit; traditionally believed to comprise the Samhitas, the Brahmanas, the Aranyakas, and the Upanishads
mantra - (Sanskrit) literally a `sacred utterance' in Vedism; one of a collection of orally transmitted poetic hymns
psalm - any sacred song used to praise the deity
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It is not sinful to wrangle in religious controversy; and it is not sinful to slumber over a religious book.
She was reading a tiny book, with gilt edges, like a religious book.
NCSE reports that Smith is the author of The True Origin Of Man, a religious book that allegedly "represents the truth of mans [sic] origins confirmed by DNA mathematical and scientific facts.
As his colleagues watched, his teacher left a voicemail for his father, saying "I noticed that he has a book - a religious book - in the classroom.
I am sorry, can anybody please explain which religious book calls people to denounce Christmas?
Whilst Roland is said to be a reflection of the author's spiritual beliefs, it is not a religious book.
Professor Ray Donnelly, founder and president of the Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation, has written the religious book which will be launched this week.
The second half of the book focuses on the more prevalent, and portable, objects of the cross and religious book.
Designed as not a religious book but instead a unique study of Mohammed's words as inspiration and light for the modern life of man, "Pearls from Arabia" is something well worth reading for its simple yet complex philosophy on life and its challenges.
That powerful sense of the importance of the individual, which lies at the heart of Anglo-American liberal society's emphasis on liberty and property, is not found in any religious book but rather comes from living and participating in the life of one's community.
It is the only religious book store in its market with two-hundred-seventy-six churches within a twenty-mile radius
I read in a religious book that God would deal with Satan on the last day.

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