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Definitions and Synonyms of religious belief | Another word for religious belief | What is religious belief?

Definition 1: a strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where religious belief or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he lost his faith but not his morality

Synonyms for religious belief in the sense of this definition

(religious belief is a kind of ...) according to Christian ethics: one of the three virtues (faith, hope, and charity) created by God to round out the natural virtues

(religious belief is a kind of ...) any cognitive content held as true

(... is a kind of religious belief ) the religious beliefs of ancient India as prescribed in the sacred Vedas and Brahmanas and Upanishads

(... is a kind of religious belief ) a body of religious and philosophical beliefs and cultural practices native to India and based on a caste system; it is characterized by a belief in reincarnation, by a belief in a supreme being of many forms and natures, by the view that opposing theories are aspects of one eternal truth, and by a desire for liberation from earthly evils

(... is a kind of religious belief ) a non-doctrinal religion that stresses individual freedom of belief and rejects the Trinity

(... is a kind of religious belief ) the polytheistic nature religion of modern witchcraft whose central deity is a mother goddess; claims origins in pre-Christian pagan religions of western Europe

(... is a kind of religious belief ) any of various religions other than Christianity or Judaism or Islamism

(... is a kind of religious belief ) the doctrine or belief in the existence of a God or gods

(... is a kind of religious belief ) a religion founded primarily on the revelations of God to humankind

(... is a kind of religious belief ) a religion or sect that is generally considered to be unorthodox, extremist, or false

"it was a satanic cult"

(... is a kind of religious belief ) religion founded in the 6th century BC as a revolt against Hinduism; emphasizes asceticism and immortality and transmigration of the soul; denies existence of a perfect or supreme being

(... is a kind of religious belief ) any animistic religion similar to Asian shamanism (especially as practiced by certain Native American tribes)

(... is a kind of religious belief ) system of religion founded in Persia in the 6th century BC by Zoroaster; set forth in the Zend-Avesta; based on concept of struggle between light (good) and dark (evil)

(... is a kind of religious belief ) ancient Persian religion; popular among Romans during first three centuries a.d.

(... is a kind of religious belief ) a religion founded by Manes in the third century; a synthesis of Zoroastrian dualism between light and dark and Babylonian folklore and Buddhist ethics and superficial elements of Christianity; spread widely in the Roman Empire but had largely died out by 1000

(... is a kind of religious belief ) the ancient indigenous religion of Japan lacking formal dogma; characterized by a veneration of nature spirits and of ancestors

(... is a kind of religious belief ) popular Chinese philosophical system based in teachings of Lao-tzu but characterized by a pantheism of many gods and the practices of alchemy and divination and magic

(... is a kind of religious belief ) the teaching of Buddha that life is permeated with suffering caused by desire, that suffering ceases when desire ceases, and that enlightenment obtained through right conduct and wisdom and meditation releases one from desire and suffering and rebirth

(... is a kind of religious belief ) the doctrines of a monotheistic religion founded in northern India in the 16th century by Guru Nanak and combining elements of Hinduism and Islam

(... is a kind of religious belief ) a system of religion that deifies and worships natural forces and phenomena

(... is a kind of religious belief ) a religion based on mystical communion with an ultimate reality

(... is a kind of religious belief ) religion appropriate to a church and to ecclesiastical principles and practices

(... is a kind of religious belief ) a monotheistic system of beliefs and practices based on the Old Testament and the teachings of Jesus as embodied in the New Testament and emphasizing the role of Jesus as savior

(... is a kind of religious belief ) an animistic religion of northern Asia having the belief that the mediation between the visible and the spirit worlds is effected by shamans

(... is a kind of religious belief ) a religion founded in Iran in 1863; emphasizes the spiritual unity of all humankind; incorporates Christian and Islamic tenets; many adherents live in the United States

"Bahaism has no public rituals or sacraments and praying is done in private"

(... is a kind of religious belief ) the religious belief that God cannot be known but is completely `other' and must be described in negative terms (in terms of what God is not)

(... is a kind of religious belief ) the religious belief that God has given enough clues to be known to humans positively and affirmatively (e.g., God created Adam `in his own image')

(... is a kind of religious belief ) the religious belief that between creature and creator no similarity can be found so great but that the dissimilarity is always greater; any analogy between God and humans will always be inadequate

(... is a kind of religious belief ) a system of religious beliefs and rituals

"devoted to the cultus of the Blessed Virgin"

(religious belief is the domain which ... is member of) show devotion to (a deity)

"Many Hindus worship Shiva"

(religious belief is the domain which ... is member of) be born anew in another body after death

"Hindus believe that we transmigrate"

(religious belief is the domain which ... is member of) unwilling to accept authority or dogma (especially in religion)

(religious belief is the domain which ... is member of) ritually clean or pure

(religious belief is the domain which ... is member of) having a physical or moral blemish so as to make impure according to dietary or ceremonial laws

"unclean meat" "and the swine...is unclean to you"

(religious belief is the domain which ... is member of) of or relating to Protestants or Protestantism

"Protestant churches" "a Protestant denomination"

(religious belief is the domain which ... is member of) adhering to established customs or doctrines (especially in religion)

(religious belief is the domain which ... is member of) concerned with or characterized by rigorous adherence to recognized forms (especially in religion or art)

"highly formalized plays like `Waiting for Godot'"

(religious belief is the domain which ... is member of) relating to or characteristic of Christianity

"Christian rites"

(religious belief is the domain which ... is member of) (used of certain religious orders) barefoot or wearing only sandals

"discalced friars"

(religious belief is the domain which ... is member of) of or relating to or characteristic of Calvinism or its adherents

(religious belief is the domain which ... is member of) of or relating to or characterizing Unitarianism

(religious belief is the domain which ... is member of) of or pertaining to or characteristic of the Mormon Church

"Mormon leaders" "the former Mormon practice of polygamy"

(religious belief is the domain which ... is member of) of or pertaining to or characteristic of the branch of Protestantism adhering to the views of Wesley

"Methodist theology"

(religious belief is the domain which ... is member of) of or pertaining to or characteristic of the branch of the Protestant Church adhering to the views of Luther

"Lutheran doctrines"

(religious belief is the domain which ... is member of) of or pertaining to or characteristic of the Episcopal church

"the Episcopal hierarchy" "married by an Episcopalian minister"

(religious belief is the domain which ... is member of) of or pertaining to or characteristic of a Congregational church

(religious belief is the domain which ... is member of) of or pertaining to or characteristic of the Anglican church

"an Anglican bishop"

(religious belief is the domain which ... is member of) of or relating to or characteristic of the Eastern Orthodox Church

(religious belief is the domain which ... is member of) of or pertaining to or characteristic of Judaism

"Orthodox Judaism"

(religious belief is the domain which ... is member of) of or relating to or characterizing revivalism

(religious belief is the domain which ... is member of) of or relating to a catechism summarizing the principles of Christianity

(religious belief is the domain which ... is member of) hold a false or unorthodox belief

(religious belief is the domain which ... is member of) follow a credo; have a faith; be a believer

"When you hear his sermons, you will be able to believe, too"

(religious belief is the domain which ... is member of) (religion) contemplation of spiritual matters (usually on religious or philosophical subjects)

(religious belief is the domain which ... is member of) (religion) the world of the dead

"No one goes to Hades with all his immense wealth"

(religious belief is the domain which ... is member of) a distinctive attire worn by a member of a religious order

(religious belief is the domain which ... is member of) a courtyard with covered walks (as in religious institutions)

(religious belief is the domain which ... is member of) a container for burning incense (especially one that is swung on a chain in a religious ritual)

(religious belief is the domain which ... is member of) adherence to tradition (especially in cultural or religious matters)

(religious belief is the domain which ... is member of) official recognition of the right of individuals to hold dissenting opinions (especially in religion)

(religious belief is the domain which ... is member of) abstaining from sexual relations (as because of religious vows)

(religious belief is the domain which ... is member of) (religion) sanctification of something by setting it apart (usually with religious rites) as dedicated to God

"the Cardinal attended the consecration of the church"

(religious belief is the domain which ... is member of) the act of persecuting (especially on the basis of race or religion)

(religious belief is the domain which ... is member of) the quality of being orthodox (especially in religion)

(religious belief is the domain which ... is member of) suffer spiritual death; be damned (in the religious sense)

"Whosoever..believes in me shall never die"

(religious belief is the domain which ... is member of) the period during which you are a novice (especially in a religious order)

(religious belief is the domain which ... is member of) a spirit believed to inhabit an object or preside over a place (especially in ancient Roman religion)

(religious belief is the domain which ... is member of) a person who is broad-minded and tolerant (especially in standards of religious belief and conduct)

(religious belief is the domain which ... is member of) someone who conforms to established standards of conduct (especially in religious matters)

(religious belief is the domain which ... is member of) a male person who is a fellow member (of a fraternity or religion or other group)

"none of his brothers would betray him"

(religious belief is the domain which ... is member of) (Judeo-Christian and Islamic religions) chief spirit of evil and adversary of God; tempter of mankind; master of Hell

(religious belief is the domain which ... is member of) the restatement of a message (as a religious one) in rational terms

(religious belief is the domain which ... is member of) (religion) a solemn declaration that serves the same purpose as an oath (if an oath is objectionable to the person on religious or ethical grounds)

(religious belief is the domain which ... is member of) the rite of staying awake for devotional purposes (especially on the eve of a religious festival)

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