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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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Some 25,000 people in total visited the exhibition in November at the SIBF and Umm Al Emarat Park, Abu Dhabi, where they explored the manuscript in digital form as well as viewing a detailed replica of the holy script.
"Only vivid faith in Jesus Christ, abnegating evil, life in Holy Spirit, prayer, sacraments, fasting and reading the Holy Script can make saints, even of the worst people and free them from their torment or obsession.
Exhibition visitors will be able to explore the manuscript in digital form as well as view a detailed replica of the holy script, thanks to an innovative and free online course developed by the team looking after the manuscript at the University's Cadbury Research Library.
On his part, Deputy Director at the International Islamic Charitable Organization (IICO) Salem Hamada said that his organization offered various kinds of assistance to the Indonesian people, noting that recently the IICO opened a Quran school where around 150 students learn to recite and memorize the holy script. He indicated that the opening of the new village was an addition to the Kuwaiti long heritage of helping other people, affirming that the IICO and other Kuwaiti bodies will continue the country's humanitarian mission.
The Islamic parties, among dogma and returning to the holy script and using it as an constitution for ruling the society, prefer living themselves first, in addition to all claims of islamisation of the community.
The event would include competitions in such games like cricket, volley ball, rope tugging (tug-a-war), Naat renderings (holy script recitations) and Quran recitations.
These comprise copies of the holy Koran also, like we have a 13th century holy script of holy Koran, which was calligraphed by a Kashmiri 'Fateh Ullah Kashmiri' in the 13th century.
''I believe that the act of burning the holy script of a religion will incite horizontal conflicts...and can incite violent action,'' Yudhoyono said in a statement televised live.
First, there has to be a set of rules that generally implies ethical behavior, and is publishable as some sort of holy script. We think of the Bible or the Koran, but carefully worded insurance policy, a PAP, CGL, or HO-3.
The other joint-top lot was Holy Script, a two-year-old daughter of Holy Bull out of Listed-placed Marquise Miss, who was purchased by Dr Mikel Harrington.
Thumb-sized effigies wrapped in bandages of holy script, the hieroglyphed Book of the Dead .
The flights are being operated in order to facilitate participation of followers of the Sikh saint Guru Gobind Singh in the 300 years celebrations of the holy script Guru Granth Sahib at Guru Hajoor Sahib in Nanded.