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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.
The minister apprised the Netherlands Ambassador of the measures taken by the Punjab government for the welfare of minorities such as allocation of five per cent quota in government jobs, six month's remission in sentences on Christmas, 20 additional marks for learning religious book by heart, setting up of minority advisory councils and educational scholarships for students.
The celebrations kick-started with a recitation of the Sikh religious book, the Guru Granth Sahib.
Akshat Verma and the team of Mama's boy have deliberately and maliciously acted intending to outrage religious feelings of Hindus by insulting its religion and religious beliefs by making fun of its religious book.
THE rejection of a Christian NHS worker's case that she was wrongfully disciplined for giving a religious book to a Muslim colleague is a "blow for freedom of expression", her supporters said.
Look and Be Grateful is not an overtly religious book, although the simple illustrations of a young boy and girl sharing the fruit of a tree do include a final picture of both children on their knees in prayer.
Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed suspended Cochran for 30 days after he distributed copies of his religious book to employees.
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.
While delving into morals and the belief in a god, this is not an overly religious book and could appeal to nonreligious readers.

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