religious+ceremonial

  • 1 ceremonial — [[t]se̱rɪmo͟ʊniəl[/t]] ceremonials 1) ADJ: ADJ n Something that is ceremonial relates to a ceremony or is used in a ceremony. He represented the nation on ceremonial occasions... Feathers of various kinds are used by Native Americans for… …

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  • 2 Ceremonial use of lights — Religious services often make use of a combination of light and darkness. The ceremonial use of lights is found in the practice of many religions. Candles are extremely common and other forms of light, whether fire or other, are also used.… …

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  • 3 Ceremonial deism — is a legal term used in the United States for nominally religious statements and practices deemed to be merely ritual and non religious through long customary usage. Proposed examples of ceremonial deism include the reference to God introduced… …

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  • 4 Religious music — (also sacred music) is music performed or composed for religious use or through religious influence.A lot of music has been composed to complement religion, and many composers have derived some inspiration from their religions. Many forms of… …

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  • 5 Ceremonial — • The book which contains in detail the order of religious ceremony and solemn worship prescribed to be observed in ecclesiastical functions Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Ceremonial     Ceremonial …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 6 ceremonial — adj Ceremonial, ceremonious, formal, conventional, solemn are comparable when they mean char acterized or marked by attention to the forms, procedures, and details prescribed as right, proper, or requisite. Both ceremonial and ceremonious imply… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 7 Religious discrimination — is valuing or treating a person or group differently because of what they do or do not believe. A concept like that of religious discrimination is necessary to take into account ambiguities of the term religious persecution . The infamous cases… …

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  • 8 Religious freedom in Canada — is a constitutionally protected right, allowing believers the freedom to assemble and worship without limitation or interference. Legal frameworkConstitutional rightsThe Fundamental Freedoms section of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms… …

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  • 9 Ceremonial dance — is a major category or classification of dance forms or dance styles, where the purpose is ceremonial or ritualistic. This compares to other major dance categories based on purpose: Classical Indian dance Competitive dance Erotic dance… …

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  • 10 Ceremonial — Cer e*mo ni*al, n. 1. A system of rules and ceremonies, enjoined by law, or established by custom, in religious worship, social intercourse, or the courts of princes; outward form. [1913 Webster] The gorgeous ceremonial of the Burgundian court.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 11 Ceremonial marriage — is a common form of marriage in which a couple follows laws and procedures specified by the state in order to gain recognition of their marriage (ex. buying a marriage licence, participating in a ceremony led by an authorized official, having… …

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  • 12 Religious views on smoking — vary widely. Indigenous peoples of the Americas have traditionally used tobacco for religious purposes, while Abrahamic and other religions have only been introduced to the practice in recent times due to the European colonization of the Americas …

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  • 13 ceremonial object — ▪ religion Introduction  any object used in a ritual or a religious ceremony.       Throughout the history of religions and cultures, objects used in cults, rituals, and sacred ceremonies have almost always been of both utilitarian and symbolic… …

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  • 14 religious dress — Introduction also called  vestment        any attire, accoutrements, and markings used in religious rituals (ceremonial object) that may be corporate, domestic, or personal in nature. Such dress may comprise types of coverings all the way from… …

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  • 15 religious symbolism and iconography — Introduction       respectively, the basic and often complex artistic forms and gestures used as a kind of key to convey religious concepts and the visual, auditory, and kinetic representations of religious ideas and events. Symbolism and… …

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  • 16 CEREMONIAL OBJECTS — Due to the partial prohibition of plastic arts (see art ), Jews found an outlet for their artistic abilities in the synagogue and in producing ceremonial objects. The high regard in which the fashioners of religious art were held is evident from… …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 17 Ceremonial clothing in Western cultures — Not to be confused with Ceremonial dress. Ceremonial clothing in Western cultures, life cycle celebrations associated with particular occasions are manifested by certain types of ceremonial clothing. Some events where ceremonial clothing would be …

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  • 18 Religious discrimination against Neopagans — Freedom of religion Concepts …

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  • 19 Religious and spiritual use of cannabis — Sacramental, religious and spiritual use of cannabis refers to cannabis used in a religious or spiritual context. Cannabis has an ancient history of ritual usage as an aid to trance and has been traditionally used in a religious context… …

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  • 20 Religious denominations in Poland — The constitution of Poland provides for freedom of religion, and the Polish government generally respects this right in practice. The Polish Constitution and religion Chapter 2, Article 53: 1. Freedom of faith and religion shall be ensured to… …

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