Meaning of organized religion in English:

organized religion


(also organised religion)
mass noun
  • A structured system of faith or worship, especially one followed by a large number of people, such as Christianity, Islam, or Judaism.

    ‘governments held the view that state authority benefited from the support of organized religion’
    • ‘he believed in God but he had no interest in joining an organized religion’
    • ‘the emergence of organized religions’
    • ‘In online interviews, some point to a feeling of alienation from mainstream organized religion.’
    • ‘I was raised to be highly suspicious of any organized religion.’
    • ‘The major organized religion in Bulgaria is Eastern Orthodox Christianity.’
    • ‘The unspoken assumption is that personal morality stems solely from the dogma of organized religion.’
    • ‘Marriage practices vary throughout Togo according to the ethnic group, though organized religions and the State have altered the ceremonies of even the most secluded villages.’
    • ‘Because I'm not attached to any organized religion, the idea of marriage isn't particularly important to me.’
    • ‘I find his defiance of organized religion thought-provoking and inspiring.’
    • ‘Unlike today, most organized religions reported on in 1983 were reluctant to embrace gay people.’
    • ‘They are not joining political parties, labor unions, organized religions, or professional organizations.’