A message usually delivered orally by a religious leader.
A broad, diverse group of nations ruled by the government of a single nation.
Associated with a deity; exhibiting religious importance; set apart from ordinary (i.e. "profane") things.
the southern kingdom of Judah during the divided monarchy or what later became the larger province under imperial control
A collection of first-century Jewish and early Christian writings that, along with the Old Testament, makes up the Christian Bible.
(adj.) Of or related to the empire founded by Turks at the turn of the 14th century C.E. and lasting into the early 20th century. (n.) One from that empire.
A collection of Jesus' moral sayings, including the Beatitudes and several parables, recorded in Matt 5-7.