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Where is the error in this sentence ?

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The religion of the Zoros was characterized by animal sacrifice. The reason being that the Zoros wanted to appease their gods when these deities were believed to be angry.
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New post 07 Oct 2008, 22:43
IMO, 2 nd sentence is incomplete: there is no verb.

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New post 07 Oct 2008, 23:26
Is it right usage --- The reason being that ?? Is "Because of" not preferred here ??

were believed -- Is this passive ??

Please help. This sentence will clear a lot of my doubts ...

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New post 08 Oct 2008, 03:20
"The reason being" is incomplete.
"were believed" is passive.

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