Religious Terms

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  1. What is someone who abandons his or her religious loyalty?
    An apostate.
  2. What is the sacred book of Hinduism called?
    Bhagavad Gita
  3. What is the highest of Hindu castes reserved for priests and spiritual leaders?
    Brahmin
  4. Which faith is centered around achieving enlightenment?
    • Buddhism - Its main tenet is: life is suffering. Through meditative practice, one
    • can escape Samsara (the Wheel of Suffering) and achieve a state of
    • Nirvana.
  5. What are the 4 books of the Gospel are known as?
    The New Testament
  6. Which religion is based on a system of codes and ethics that center around individuals understanding and fulfilling their roles within society?
    Confucianism
  7. A person who accepts and assists in the spreading of doctrines of another is called?
    disciple
  8. What is a heathen?
    An unconverted person who does not believe in God.
  9. Which polythestic religion, based in South Asia, is known for use of the caste system.
    Hinduism
  10. What is an infidel?
    An unbeliver in respect to a particular religion.
  11. Which monothestic religion is based around worshop of Allah?
    Islam
  12. Where are Islam's holy cities?
    Mecca and Medina
  13. Who was the founder of a strict protestant faith that is centered around the idea of predestination?
    John Calvin
  14. Which monothestic religion is based on the Torah and Talmud texts?
    Judaism
  15. Which religion worships Yahweh or Jehovah?
    Judaism
  16. Where did Luther post the 95 Theses?
    Wittenberg, Germany
  17. What is a pagan?
    A follower of a polythestic religion.
  18. What is a tower erected as a temple or memorial in the Far East known as?
    A pagoda.
  19. What is the lowest or "untouchables" class known as in Hindu faith?
    Pariah
  20. Where did Presbyterianism originate?
    Scotland
  21. What is the belief that a salvation is determined before birth?
    Predestination
  22. What does it mean to proselytize?
    To attempt to convert others to a faith or religion.
  23. What is the name of the Japanese religion based on sun gods and emperor worship?
    Shintoism
  24. Which religion was founded by Lao-tzu?
    Taoism
  25. Which pantheistic religion focuses on principles that allow people to live in harmony with nature?
    Taoism

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