THE WORDS SET YOU KNOW THE TRUTH

    Religionist

a person addicted to religion or a religious zealot

    Christian

a religious person who believes Jesus is the Christ and who is a member of a Christian denomination

    Non-Catholic

a religious person who is not a Catholic

  Moslem, Muslim

a believer in or follower of Islam

  Buddhist

one who follows the teachings of Buddha

  Hindoo, Hindu

a person who adheres to Hinduism

   Abstainer, ascetic

someone who practices self denial as a spiritual discipline

   Agnostic

a person who claims that they cannot have true knowledge about the existence of God (but does not deny that God might exist)

    Anointer

one who anoints as a religious ceremony

    Believer, worshiper, worshipper

a person who has religious faith

   Celibate

an unmarried person who has taken a religious vow of chastity

   Church member, churchgoer

a religious person who goes to church regularly

   Coreligionist

someone having the same religion as another person

   Mandaean, Mandean

a member of a small Gnostic sect that originated in Jordan and survives in Iraq and who believes that John the Baptist was the Messiah

    Missionary, missioner

someone sent on a mission–especially a religious or charitable mission to a foreign country

    Moonie

an often derogatory term for a member of the Unification Church

    Oblate

a lay person dedicated to religious work or the religious life

    Ebionite, Nazarene

a member of a group of Jews who during the early history of the Christian Church have accepted Jesus as the Messiah; accepted the Gospel According to Matthew but rejected the Epistles of St. Paul and continued to follow Jewish law and celebrate Jewish holidays; were later declared heretic by the Church of Rome

    Novice, novitiate

someone who has entered a religious order but has not taken final vows

    Pagan

a person who follows a polytheistic or pre-Christian religion (not a Christian or Muslim or Jew)

    Parsee, Parsi

a member of a monotheistic sect of Zoroastrian origin; descended from the Persians; now found in western India

    Penitent

(Roman Catholic Church) a person who repents for wrongdoing (a Roman Catholic may be admitted to penance under the direction of a confessor)

    Prayer, supplicant

someone who prays to God

    Prophet

someone who speaks by divine inspiration; someone who is an interpreter of the will of    God

    Religious

a member of a religious order who is bound by vows of poverty and chastity and obedience

    Religious leader

leader of a religious order

    Sabbatarian

one who observes Saturday as the Sabbath (as in Judaism)

    Sacrificer

a religious person who offers up a sacrifice

    Tritheist

someone (not an orthodox Christian) who believes that the Father and Son and Holy Ghost are three separate gods

    Adventist, Second Adventist

a member of Christian denomination that expects the imminent advent of Christ

    Gentile

a Christian

    Gentile, goy, non-Jew

a Christian as contrasted with a Jew

    Protestant

an adherent of Protestantism

    Friend, Quaker

a member of the Religious Society of Friends founded by George Fox (the Friends have never called themselves Quakers)

    Catholic

a member of a Catholic church

    Old Catholic

a member of the church formed in the 19th century by German Catholics who refused to accept the infallibility of the Pope

   Copt

a member of the Coptic Church

   Islamist

an orthodox Muslim

    Jihadist

a Muslim who is involved in a jihad

    Shi’ite, Shi’ite Muslim, Shia Muslim, Shiite, Shiite Muslim

a member of the branch of Islam that regards Ali as the legitimate successor to Mohammed and rejects the first three caliphs

    Sunni, Sunni Muslim, Sunnite

a member of the branch of Islam that accepts the first four caliphs as rightful successors to Muhammad

    Swami

a Hindu religious teacher; used as a title of respect

   Chela

a Hindu disciple of a swami

    Hare Krishna

worshipper of Krishna and member of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness

    Shaktist

worshipper of Shakti

    Shivaist

worshipper of Shiva

    Vaishnava

worshipper of Vishnu

   Moor

one of the Muslim people of north Africa; of mixed Arab and Berber descent; converted to Islam in the 8th century; conqueror of Spain in the 8th century

    Apostle

(New Testament) one of the original 12 disciples chosen by Christ to preach his gospel

   Apostelic Father, Apostle

any important early teacher of Christianity or a Christian missionary to a people

   Arianist

an adherent of Arianism (the belief that Jesus Christ was not truly God)

    Assassin

a member of a secret order of Muslims (founded in the 12th century) who terrorized and killed Christian Crusaders

    Ayatollah

a high-ranking Shiite religious leader who is regarded as an authority on religious law and its interpretation and who has political power as well

    Beadsman, bedesman

a person who is paid to pray for the soul of another

    Begum

a Muslim woman of high rank in India or Pakistan

    Theist

one who believes in the existence of a god or gods

    Born-again Christian

a Christian who has experienced a dramatic conversion to faith in Jesus

    Calif, caliph, kalif, kaliph, khalif, khalifah

the civil and religious leader of a Muslim state considered to be a representative of Allah on earth

   Communicant

a person entitled to receive Communion

   Congregant

a member of a congregation (especially that of a church or synagogue)

   Devil worshiper

someone who worships devils

    Fakeer, fakir, faqir, faquir

a Muslim or Hindu mendicant monk who is regarded as a holy man

    Flagellant

a person who whips himself as a religious penance

   Friar, mendicant

a male member of a religious order that originally relied solely on alms

    Monastic, monk

a male religious living in a cloister and devoting himself to contemplation and prayer and work

   Benedictine

a monk or nun belonging to the order founded by Saint Benedict

    Guru

a Hindu or Buddhist religious leader and spiritual teacher

   Guru

each of the first ten leaders of the Sikh religion

   Hakeem, hakim

a Muslim physician

   Hakim

a Muslim ruler or governor or judge

   Holy Roller

a member of a religion that expresses ecstatic fervor

    Imam, imaum

(Islam) the man who leads prayers in a mosque; for Shiites an imam is a recognized authority on Islamic theology and law and a spiritual guide

   Jesuit

a member of the Jesuit order

    Jewish

relating to, associated with, or denoting Jews or Judaism

    Crypto Jewish

Crypto-Judaism is the secret adherence to Judaism while publicly professing to be of another faith.

    Melchite, Melkite

an Orthodox Christian or Uniate Christian belonging to the patriarchate of Alexandria or Antioch or Jerusalem

    Melchite, Melkite

an eastern Christian in Egypt or Syria who adheres to the Orthodox faith as defined by the council of Chalcedon in 451 and as accepted by the Byzantine emperor

    Mon

a member of a Buddhist people living in Myanmar and adjacent parts of Thailand

    Monotheist

a believer in one god

    Mujahid

a Muslim engaged in what he considers to be a jihad

    Mujtihad

an Islamic scholar who engages in ijtihad, the effort to derive rules of divine law from Muslim sacred texts

   Mollah, Mulla, Mullah

a Muslim trained in the doctrine and law of Islam; the head of a mosque

    Muslimah

a Muslim woman

   Mystic, religious mystic

someone who believes in the existence of realities beyond human comprehension

   Nazarene

an early name for any Christian

   Numerologist

a believer in numerology

    Nun

a woman religious

    Pantheist

someone who believes that God and the universe are the same

    Parishioner

a member of a parish

   Pilgrim

someone who journeys to a sacred place as an act of religious devotion

   Puritan

someone who adheres to strict religious principles; someone opposed to sensual pleasures

   Eremite

a Christian recluse

   Cenobite, coenobite

a member of a religious order living in common

    Saddhu, sadhu

(Hinduism) an ascetic holy man

    Sannyasi, sannyasin, sanyasi

a Hindu religious mendicant

    Saracen

(historically) a Muslim who opposed the Crusades

    Shaker

a member of Christian group practicing celibacy and communal living and common possession of property and separation from the world

    Stylite

an early Christian ascetic who lived on top of high pillars

    Sufi

a Muslim who represents the mystical dimension of Islam; a Muslim who seeks direct experience of Allah; mainly in Iran

    Sun worshiper

someone who worships the sun

    Superior

the head of a religious community

   Theosophist

a believer in theosophy

   Tractarian

a follower of Tractarianism and supporter of the Oxford movement (which was expounded in pamphlets called `Tracts for the Times’)

   Votary

one bound by vows to a religion or life of worship or service

   Wahabi, Wahhabi

a member of a strictly orthodox Sunni Muslim sect from Saudi Arabia; strives to purify Islamic beliefs and rejects any innovation occurring after the 3rd century of Islam

  Wiccan, witch

a believer in Wicca

   Sabbatean

The Sabbateans (or Sabbatians) were a variety of followers of disciples and believers in Sabbatai Zevi (1626–1676), a Jewish rabbi who was proclaimed to be the Jewish Messiah in 1665 by Nathan of Gaza. Vast numbers of Jews in the Jewish diaspora accepted his claims, even after he became a Jewish apostate with his conversion to Islam in 1666.

    Frankist

Frankists/Sabbateans, also referred to as the “Cult of the All-Seeing Eye”. Look on the back of your one dollar bill to begin to understand their influence in your life. They are political and religious mongers.

    Zionist

a supporter of Zionism; a person who believes in the development and protection of a Jewish nation in what is now Israel.

 

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