Definition of Religious belief

1. Noun. A strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny. "He lost his faith but not his morality"

Exact synonyms: Faith, Religion
Examples of category: Persecution, Vigil, Watch, Consecration, Celibacy, Chastity, Sexual Abstention, Toleration, Traditionalism, Censer, Thurible, Cloister, Habit, Orthodoxy, Hades, Hell, Infernal Region, Netherworld, Scheol, Underworld, Meditation, Affirmation, Demythologisation, Demythologization, Beelzebub, Devil, Lucifer, Old Nick, Prince Of Darkness, Satan, The Tempter, Brother, Conformist, Latitudinarian, Numen, Noviciate, Novitiate, Die, Believe, Misbelieve, Worship, Reincarnate, Transmigrate, Free-thinking, Latitudinarian, Undogmatic, Undogmatical, Clean, Impure, Unclean, Conforming, Conformist, Discalceate, Discalced, Unshod, Formalised, Formalistic, Formalized, Christian, Protestant, Calvinist, Calvinistic, Calvinistical, Jewish-orthodox, Orthodox, Eastern Orthodox, Greek Orthodox, Orthodox, Russian Orthodox, Anglican, Congregational, Congregationalist, Episcopal, Episcopalian, Revivalistic, Lutheran, Methodist, Wesleyan, Mormon, Unitarian, Catechismal
Generic synonyms: Supernatural Virtue, Theological Virtue, Belief
Specialized synonyms: Apophatism, Cataphatism, Analogy, Doctrine Of Analogy, Cult, Cultus, Religious Cult, Cult, Ecclesiasticism, Mysticism, Religious Mysticism, Nature Worship, Revealed Religion, Theism, Heathenism, Pagan Religion, Paganism, Christian Religion, Christianity, Hindooism, Hinduism, Brahmanism, Brahminism, Jainism, Sikhism, Buddhism, Hsuan Chiao, Taoism, Shinto, Shintoism, Manichaeanism, Manichaeism, Mithraicism, Mithraism, Mazdaism, Zoroastrianism, Bahaism, Asian Shamanism, Shamanism, Shamanism, Wicca
Derivative terms: Religionist, Religious



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Religious Belief

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religionizing
religionless
religionlike
religions
religiophobe
religiophobes
religiophobia
religiophobic
religiopolitical
religiose
religiosities
religiosity
religious
religious-pluralism
religious belief (current term)
religious ceremony
religious cult
religious doctrine
religious education
religious festival
religious holiday
religious leader
religious movement
religious music
religious mystic
religious mysticism
religious naturalism
religious naturalist
religious naturalists

Literary usage of Religious belief

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Journal of Psychology by Edward Bradford ( Titchener, Granville Stanley Hall (1918)
"It would be possible to construct a philosophy of religion wholly upon the fact and the value of religious belief, without raising the further question of ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"Divine retribution is also an element of religious belief throughout the world. One of the common errors fostered in recent works on anthropology and the ..."

3. Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville, Henry Reeve (1899)
"CHAPTER XV That religious belief Sometimes Turns the Thoughts of the Americans to Immaterial Pleasures IN the United States, on the seventh day of every ..."

4. Present Philosophical Tendencies: A Critical Survey of Naturalism, Idealism by Ralph Barton Perry (1912)
"According to this second meaning, religious belief is a confidence that what is indifferent will acquire value, and that what is bad will be made good ..."

5. Present Philosophical Tendencies: A Critical Survey of Naturalism, Idealism by Ralph Barton Perry (1912)
"As James has The Grounds of so successfully and so eloquently urged, this Religious Belief jogs not necessarily mean that the very being of things is ..."

6. Cyclopedia of American Government by Andrew Cunningham McLaughlin, Albert Bushnell Hart (1914)
"In the second place, the general principle of equality of all persons before the law excludes discriminations on account of religious belief, ..."

7. Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville, Henry Reeve (1899)
"CHAPTER XV That religious belief Sometimes Turns the Thoughts of the Americans to Immaterial Pleasures IN the United States, on the seventh day of every ..."

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