Still other aspects of life are sacred to both.
(The Religious of the Sacred Heart are members of the Society of the Sacred Heart.)
Discovering Sacred Texts provides access to the richness and diversity of the texts from some of the world’s greatest faiths.
"Maori regard the face or the head as particularly sacred, so the carvings that go on the face or head are also particularly sacred," Mera Lee-Penehira, associate professor at Maori educational institution Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi earlier told the BBC.
Belief in sacred plants or animals is widespread.
The Tukabahchee Creek, for example, had sacred embossed copper plates.
Medicine men possessed sacred stones, quartz crystals, and other mystically endowed paraphernalia.
Scripture, also called sacred scripture, the revered texts, or Holy Writ, of the world’s religions.
A central sacred object of the Northeast Indians and Plains Indians of North America was the Sacred Pipe, or calumet.
The sacred fire was remade at dawn of the festival day, and all the village hearths were then lit anew from the sacred flames.
Sacred Heart, also called Sacred Heart of Jesus, in Roman Catholicism, the mystical-physical heart of Jesus as an object of devotion.
The symbolical forms of representation of the sacred or holy are to be understood as references to or transparencies of the sacred or holy.
In The Sacred and the Profane and subsequent works, he demonstrated how hierophanies have influenced the ways in which religious traditions distinguish between sacred and profane spaces and interpret and measure the flow of time.
So when Tutankhamun became pharaoh, he set about changing all things Aten to all things Amun starting with his own name - and moving on to demolishing his father's prized temple and even moving his body from the sacred ground of Aten to the sacred ground of Amun.
An Aranda word, tjurunga traditionally referred to sacred or secret–sacred things set apart, or taboo; for example, certain rites, stone, and wooden slab objects, bull-roarers, ground paintings and earth mounds, ritual poles and emblems, headgear, and sacred songs.
Brede Kristensen have considered the sacred (holy) as central and have organized the material in their systematic works around the (transcendent) object and (human) subject of sacred (cultic) activity, together with a consideration of the forms and symbols of the sacred.
The sacred or holy as represented or manifested in the symbol has, generally speaking, a sanctifying function (elevating one to a closer relationship to the sacred or holy) and an exorcising function (decreasing or eliminating those aspects that hinder one’s relationship to the sacred or holy).
Coauthor of Sacred Space and Sacred Function in Ancient Thebes (Studies in Ancient Oriental Civilization) (2007); Perspectives on Ptolemaic Thebes: Occasional Proceedings of the Theban Workshop (Studies in Ancient Oriental Civilization) (2011); The Pyramid of Senwosret I: The South Cemeteries of Lisht (2012), among others.
The ambiguity of the sacred taking on profane forms also means that even though every system of sacred thought and action differentiates between those things it regards as sacred or as profane, not all people find the sacred manifested in the same form; and what is profane for some is sacred for others.
Other sacred congregations are those for the Oriental Churches, Bishops (formerly the Sacred Congregation of the Consistorial), the Sacraments and Divine Worship (formerly Congregation of Rites), the Causes of Saints (concerned with procedures for beatification and canonization and with the preservation of relics, once a responsibility of the now defunct Congregation of Rites), the Clergy (formerly the Sacred Congregation of the Council), Religious and Secular Institutes, Catholic Education (formerly the Sacred Congregation of Seminaries and Universities), and the Propagation of the Faith (also known as the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples).
- concerned with religion or religious purposes
Example: sacred texts
- worthy of respect or dedication
Example: saw motherhood as woman's sacred calling
- made or declared or believed to be holy; devoted to a deity or some religious ceremony or use
- worthy of religious veneration
Example: the sacred name of Jesus
- (often followed by `to') devoted exclusively to a single use or purpose or person
Example: a fund sacred to charity
On this page, there are 20 sentence examples for Sacred. They are all from high-quality sources and constantly processed by lengusa's machine learning routines.
Just use the " " button to fragment sentence examples and start your learning flow.
Example output from one of your searches:
Other sacred congregations are those for the Oriental Churches Bishops formerly the Sacred Congregation of the Consistorial the Sacraments and Divine Worship formerly Congregation of Rites the Causes of Saints concerned with procedures for beatification and canonization and with the preservation of relics once a responsibility of the now defunct Congregation of Rites the Clergy formerly the Sacred Congregation of the Council Religious and Secular Institutes Catholic Education formerly the Sacred Congregation of Seminaries and Universities and the Propagation of the Faith also known as the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples