religious texts for religion & believer

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  • RELIGIOUS TEXTS
    • Religious texts for the religion
      • texts which are religious traditions consider to be central to their practice or beliefs
      • provide a sense of direction and structure for each religion
      • EXAMPLE; Islamic religion use Qur'an to guide their religious followers in different services and ceremonies
    • Religious text for the Believers
      • offers a sense of direction and guidance on how to live the right way
      • may be a sense of reliability or comfort that they can rely on in time of need
      • EXAMPLE: Christian life is supposed to be a life lived by faith & should relate to 10 commandments
    • known as "scriptures
    • important source of authority for religions
    • allows for the passing down of traditions and beliefs through generations
      • HOWEVER... disputes over the recording and role of religious texts can lead to conflict & division

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