sacred text

What is sacred text?

sacredtext meaning in Information Science terminology / glossary / dictionary is:

A written work revered by people who believe in one of the world’s organized religions. In library cataloging, such works are entered under a uniform title (Bible, Torah, Qur’an, Vedas, etc.). Most libraries in the United States keep at least one English translation of the Bible in the reference collection, usually with commentaries, concordances, etc. The sacred books of the other major world religions may be available in the circulating collection of academic libraries, especially at universities offering a major or graduate degree in comparative religion. Compare with liturgical work. See also: scripture.


reference: ABC-CLIO