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Example Sentences for "holy"

The site of the Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem is considered holy ground to the believers of IslamJerusalem is considered a holy city by Jews, Muslims and Christians alike.

The site of the Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem is considered holy ground to the believers of Islam.

The Syrians are calling for a jihad, or holy war on their enemies.

Mecca is the site of Islam's holiest shrine.

Christmas and Easter are probably the two holiest days in the Christian calendar.

To the native people, the shaman is a holy man - kind of a mix between a priest and a doctor.

Hippocrates once said that things that are holy are revealed only to men who are holy.

As this country becomes more multicultural, the national celebration of Christian holy days seems increasingly inappropriate.

The American government was criticized for bombing Afghanistan on a Muslim holy day.

Non-Muslims are barred from the holy cities of Mecca and Medina.

The holy family in the Christian religion consists of Mary (Christ's mother), Joseph (her husband) and Jesus Christ himself.

Christmas is one of the holiest days in the Christian calendar, but for many people it no longer has any religious importance.

An Arab proverb notes that the most useful holy war is the one fought against your own passions.

In May of 1984, Indian troops stormed the Golden Temple at Amritsar, the Sikh's holiest shrine, killing an estimated 1,000 people.

The holy writings of the Jewish faith are said to reveal how God has been present with them throughout their history.

Sathya Sai Baba once observed that hands that help are holier than lips that pray.

Discussion question: Describe a site which is considered holy in your culture.

Find someone who has visited a site which is holy to their religion.


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