Keywords: religion, culture, national mentality, church establishments, confessional faith, biblical phrases, ethnolanguage, linguistics, internal (external) culture communication.


 The article deals with the correlation of religion, culture and their language expressions on the material of English biblical phrases. The topicality of the subject under discussion is stipulated by the fact that religion, culture and national mentality have been stirring philosophers and historians from time immemorial. The authors conclude that religious attitude, ritual practice, moral, church establishments deeply penetrate into people’s mode of life as well as language use, determine a great number of things in them and constitute an essential part of cultural peculiarities of a certain nation.


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Poluzhyn, M., Venzhynovych, N., & Rusnak, V. (2018). RELIGION AND CULTURALLY STIPULATED LANGUAGE MEANS. Scientific Journal of Polonia University, 31(6), 124-130.