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Secularism severs the umbilical cord that links a religious outlook, practice and form of life from its sacred texts.
King Fahd launched the Holy Qur'an printing complex with the aim of preserving, printing and distributing sacred texts to the Muslims all over the world in Madinah in February 1985.
David Johnston, visiting scholar in the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, University of Pennsylvania, casts a "common theology of humanity and creation" for Christianity and Islam, not only using the sacred texts of the two faiths, but also describing the economic, social, and political milieus that his theology seeks to address.
What follows is a selection of essays that explores the notion and significance of sacred texts in contemporary society and how texts not traditionally considered sacred help to develop and sustain a sense of the spiritual for both individuals and communities.
We cannot treat sacred texts only as texts, then, but neither should we take their sacredness as impregnable.
Brodd takes pieces from the sacred texts of several major world religions to explain their nature and values, and how they came to be.
ENI -- A special Bible published in India that seeks to place the Christian Scriptures within a local context has drawn mixed reactions, with some critics objecting to quotations from the sacred texts of other faiths in commentaries included in the Holy Book.
Ridgeway must be congratulated for allowing witnesses to take oaths on other sacred texts besides the Bible.
Subtitled Discover what we share, the exhibition was, the press release assured us, a "groundbreaking event" as rare examples of Jewish, Christian and Muslim sacred texts were presented alongside each other.
The outfit will be displayed in the Sacred: Discover What We Share exhibition, featuring some of the world's most exquisite examples of Jewish, Christian and Muslim sacred texts.
A WEDDING outfit worn by Jemima Khan is to be displayed as part of a major exhibition of sacred texts, it was confirmed yesterday.
Gay and lesbian stories in Hinduism's sacred texts might be perceived by enlightened religionists as a potential springboard for cultural change.
Storytellers from five faiths -- Hinduism, Judaism, Buddhism, Christianity and Islam -- will each take a turn, telling a story from sacred texts or personal accounts.
There are three essays regarding translations of music and oral literature (hymns, opera, oratorio and song, and oral literature), three on sacred texts (the Revised Version of the Bible, Christian texts and sacred books of the East) and, finally, four essays on translations of philosophy, history and travel writing.
Around the world revolutionary or terrorist groups opposing globalization or American foreign policy identify themselves as religious and ground their politics or violence in sacred texts.