Clues for: Religion

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These 2 main branches of Islam separated before 1000 A.D.; one has about 1.3 billion followers to the other's 200 million Sunni & Shiite Islam 200 September 29, 2022
Using the rosary in Catholic devotions involves sequences of reciting one Lord's Prayer followed by 10 of these prayers a Hail Mary 400 September 29, 2022
Rinpoche is a title of respect in Tibetan Buddhism given to many who reach this level of monk, from Tibetan for "superior" lama 600 September 29, 2022
Kirill, the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, holds this fatherly title patriarch 800 September 29, 2022
It's the ascension heavenward by true Christians, both living & dead, at Christ's second coming the rapture 1000 September 29, 2022
The Christ child replaced St. Nicholas as the bringer of gifts as part of this movement led by Martin Luther Reformation 200 August 3, 2021
Mahayana & Theravada are 2 divisions of this Eastern religion Buddhism 400 August 3, 2021
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents from the Great Synagogue in Budapest, Hungary.) The largest in Europe, the Great Synagogue of Budapest can seat 3,000 people; traditionally, the men sit downstairs while the women are in the balcony, a universal practice in this branch of Judaism Orthodox 800 August 3, 2021
The Beachy church of this American group allows automobiles but no TV Amish 1000 August 3, 2021
The Umrah pilgrimage to Mecca can happen almost any time of the year, unlike this one that must happen in the month of Dhu al-Hijjah the Hajj August 3, 2021
In deference to Leviticus 21:5, many adherents of this religion sport dreadlocks Rastafarianism 200 May 5, 2021
In Christianity, this holiday comes the day before Lent Mardi Gras (or Fat Tuesday) 400 May 5, 2021
Like the one seen here, a stupa is a shrine of this religion, the majority faith of the nation of Cambodia Buddhism 600 May 5, 2021
From the Latin for "Come Together", it's the type of sacred agreement made between God & Abraham a covenant 800 May 5, 2021
Islamabad is the seat of a unique court empowered by Pakistan's constitution to enforce this body of law Sharia 1000 May 5, 2021
Martin Luther was the first great leader of this movement that changed Christianity the Reformation 200 October 7, 2016
Most people in Pakistan are followers of Islam & in particular this branch Sunni 400 October 7, 2016
Gifts from a Korean king to the Emperor Kimmei introduced this religion to Japan around 538 A.D. Buddhism 600 October 7, 2016
Seen here is part of a depiction of this event the creation of Adam 800 October 7, 2016
In Hinduism, Kurma, Rama & Krishna have all been avatars of this god Vishnu 1000 October 7, 2016
It's the act of dying for one's faith; the painting seen here is called that "of Saint Sebastian" martyrdom 200 June 5, 2015
Isa is Arabic for this religious personage Jesus 400 June 5, 2015
The azan, the Islamic call to prayer, is typically made from one of these mosque towers a minaret 600 June 5, 2015
Study tractate Chulin in the Talmud to make sure everything's this, in accordance with dietary laws kosher 800 June 5, 2015
Due to be born in the future & destined to bring a New Age, Kalki will be the last avatar of this Hindu god Vishnu 1000 June 5, 2015
"Autobiography of a Yogi" was a popular book by this religion's first missionary to settle in the U.S. Hindu 200 December 3, 2007
As part of Catholic Baptism, this word doesn't mean to go to the gym but to get rid of demons exorcise 400 December 3, 2007
The church founded by Mary Baker Eddy in 1879 was formally called the Church of Christ, this Scientist 600 December 3, 2007
To some Muslims, this cubical structure in Mecca was built by Adam & refurbished by Abraham the Kaaba 800 December 3, 2007
At a deer park, Buddha taught the path of this many parts, part of the 4 Noble Truths eight (eightfold accepted) December 3, 2007
One meaning of this word is any member of Christ's church, as in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day ones a saint 200 April 6, 2007
Christmas in December 25; this holiday around the same time starts on Kislev 25 on the Jewish calendar Hanukkah 400 April 6, 2007
In this religion, Sufism is mystical practice aiming at direct personal experience of God Islam 600 April 6, 2007
This religion of more than 850 million people evolved from Vedism Hinduism 800 April 6, 2007
Pope Benedict XVI's first of these was titled "Deus caritas est", "God is love" an encyclical 1000 April 6, 2007
The 3 branches of original Protestantism were Zwinglianism, Calvinism & this "ism" Lutheranism 200 September 27, 2004
The slanted bar on the Orthodox Cross may refer to these criminals flanking Jesus--one went to heaven and one didn't the two thieves 400 September 27, 2004
This sternly conservative Islamic movement named for an 18th century cleric is based in Arabia Wahhabism 600 September 27, 2004
In 1987 Hialeah, FL banned this religion's animal sacrifices; in 1993 the Supreme Court overturned the ban Santeria 800 September 27, 2004
After initiation as a Sikh, males add this 5-letter word meaning lion to their names Singh 1000 September 27, 2004
This archangel was the messenger between God & Muhammad Gabriel 200 March 31, 2004
The Unification Church was founded in this country in 1954 (South) Korea 400 March 31, 2004
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the front of the Temple de la Sagrada Familia in Barcelona, Spain) The facade named this, the word for Jesus' suffering & death, has sober design elements like columns that look like bones the Passion Facade 600 March 31, 2004
The Tenrikyo sect associated with this religion puts Japan at the center of the universe Shintoism 800 March 31, 2004
1 of the 5 symbols worn by members of this Punjab-centered religion is the kirpan, a sword Sikhism 1000 March 31, 2004
Statues of this religious figure feature a knot of hair covering a second brain that contains his enlightenment Buddha 200 November 21, 2003
The Ramayana is an epic story in this religion that tells the tale of Prince Rama & his attempts to rescue Sita Hinduism 400 November 21, 2003
Every Muslim must fast during this month, the month the first verses of the Koran were revealed to Muhammad Ramadan 600 November 21, 2003
The Great Purification Ceremony is one of the most important rituals in this, Japan's oldest religion Shintoism 800 November 21, 2003
In Avesta, this Iranian religion's sacred book, only the sacrificial prayers are attributed to its founder Zoroastrianism 1000 November 21, 2003
The Koran was revealed to him beginning one night on Mount Hira in 610 Mohammed 200 July 9, 2003
The Greco-Russian Church is another name for this family of Christian churches in eastern Europe Orthodox churches 400 July 9, 2003
Want to officiate at a friend's wedding? You can get ordained online in 3 minutes with this church abbreviated ULC Universal Life Church 600 July 9, 2003
In the novel "Shogun", it's defined as "Fate immutably fixed because of deeds done in a previous life" karma 800 July 9, 2003
In Judaism, "sitting" this 7-day mourning period is often done on low chairs or on the floor shiva 1000 July 9, 2003
A symbol of Judaism, the Magen David is a star of this many points 6 200 March 26, 2003
Biblically speaking, they're also called the Decalogue The Ten Commandments 400 March 26, 2003
Quakers is the popular name for members of the Religious Society of these Friends 600 March 26, 2003
The name of this religion means "the way of the gods" in both Chinese & Japanese Shinto 800 March 26, 2003
This book of the Bible was named for a prophet & son of Hilkiah the priest, not a bullfrog Jeremiah 1000 March 26, 2003
In the Roman Catholic Church fasting during Lent need only occur on Ash Wednesday & this day Good Friday 200 October 30, 2002
The untouchables were those who existed outside India's 4 main groups of castes in this religion Hinduism 400 October 30, 2002
This political & religious movement began in Jamaica in the 1920s Rastafarianism 600 October 30, 2002
This Christian religious minority group of Egypt once spoke Greek but now speaks Arabic in everyday life Copts 1000 October 30, 2002
After WWII the state form of this Asian religion was abolished; the sectarian form was unaffected Shintoism October 30, 2002
One who has memorized the complete text of this Muslim holy book is known as a hafiz Koran 200 May 17, 2002
Traditional marriages in this religion occur under a huppa, a canopy that symbolizes union of bride & groom Judaism 400 May 17, 2002
From 1512 to 1546, this leader of the Reformation taught theology at Wittenberg University Martin Luther 600 May 17, 2002
According to Buddhist belief, people who attain this, literally "extinction", have perfect peace & blessedness nirvana 800 May 17, 2002
We know this Chinese philosopher by his Latinized name, which means "great master Kong" Confucius 1000 May 17, 2002
The world headquarters for this religion is in Salt Lake City, Utah Mormon 100 November 13, 2001
This sacred text contains the revelations of Allah to the Prophet Muhammad the Koran 200 November 13, 2001
During religious services, Jewish boys & men traditionally wear these skullcaps yarmulkes 300 November 13, 2001
This form of Buddhism developed in China in the 500s, then later spread to Japan Zen 400 November 13, 2001
During a visit to Connecticut in 1741 he delivered his "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God" sermon Jonathan Edwards 500 November 13, 2001
"Mendicant" religious orders made their money the hard way, they did this to earn it beg 100 September 27, 2000
Old traditions of the Jewish holiday Lag Ba-Omer include bonfires & 3-year-old boys getting this cut for the first time their hair 200 September 27, 2000
The "Oxford Dict. of World Religions" calls it "the reverse side of blessing" (Mom didn't like it either) cursing 300 September 27, 2000
Sawm, the fourth pillar of Islam, is this & it's done at times for a whole month fasting 400 September 27, 2000
Rastafarians have roots in 2 places: Ethiopia & this island Jamaica September 27, 2000
On Tisha B'Av, the 9th day of the month of Av, Jews observe the destruction of the first & second of these Temples 100 October 11, 1999
Legend says he spent 98 days beneath a large bo tree, 49 to solve the riddle of suffering & 49 more to meditate Buddha 200 October 11, 1999
Among the 6 schools of philosophy of this religion are nyaya & yoga Hinduism 300 October 11, 1999
The Japanese once worshiped their emperor as a descendant of Amaterasu Omikami. the top goddess in this religion Shinto 400 October 11, 1999
The sister of Moses & Aaron, she was the first woman given the title of prophetess Miriam 500 October 11, 1999
In this religion, prayer time is announced from a minaret by a muezzin, or crier Islam 100 May 24, 1999
Founded in Boston in 1879, this church maintains "reading rooms" across the country open to the public Christian Science 200 May 24, 1999
It's said that this founder of Methodism traveled 225,000 miles on horseback to preach the gospel John Wesley 300 May 24, 1999
Around 1154 the Carmelite religious order was founded on Mount Carmel in what is now this country Israel 400 May 24, 1999
Mahayana, the liberal branch of this religion, is practiced mainly in Korea, Taiwan & Japan Buddhism 500 May 24, 1999
From the Latin for "brother" comes this term for some mendicant monks; Tuck was one Friars 100 May 11, 1998
In Zoroastrianism, water & a liquid called haoma are sacrificed in the presence of this substance Fire 200 May 11, 1998
Between February 11 & July 16, 1858, the Virgin Mary made a reported 18 appearances at this site Lourdes 300 May 11, 1998
The Theravada school considers itself the closest to the original form of this religion Buddhism 400 May 11, 1998
The Hindu trinity is Brahma, Vishnu & this god Shiva 500 May 11, 1998
The Falasha Jews of Ethiopia claim descent from King Solomon & this woman Sheba 100 January 22, 1998
The Deseret News is one of several publications owned by this church Mormons (LDS) 200 January 22, 1998
The name of this Christian sacrament is from the Greek for "to dip" Baptism 300 January 22, 1998
Tradition says this central shrine of Islam, located in Mecca, was built by Abraham & Ishmael Kaaba 400 January 22, 1998
With more than 60 million members worldwide, it's the largest Protestant denomination Lutheranism 500 January 22, 1998
In Santeria, which combines Catholicism & African ritual, this apostle once named Simon is called Oggun Peter 100 July 7, 1997
Quaker gatherings for either business or worship are called these Meetings 200 July 7, 1997
In the 1500s this German movement claimed all people, not just Catholic priests, had access to divinity Protestant Reformation 300 July 7, 1997
In the 500s B.C. this religion claimed all people, not just Brahman priests, had access to divinity Buddhism 400 July 7, 1997
This term for the Christian belief that denies the trinity lent its name to a denomination Unitarianism July 7, 1997
The first translation of this book printed in America was John Eliot's 1661-63 Algonquian one the Bible 100 June 12, 1997
In October 1996 the Pope told scientists this theory was sound if they accept it as God's work evolution 200 June 12, 1997
On June 14, 1992 this world leader returned to the Russian Orthodox church after years as an atheist Boris Yeltsin 300 June 12, 1997
The Persian poet Rumi was a Sufi, a member of the mystic sect of this religion Islam 400 June 12, 1997
This "Tao Te Ching" author attracted many admirers, including a young Confucius Lao-Tzu 500 June 12, 1997
The Dome of the Rock, an Islamic shrine, is in this city Jerusalem 100 November 29, 1996
The man with this title is the immediate spiritual father to a Benedictine monastery Abbot 200 November 29, 1996
It's the number of books in the Torah 5 300 November 29, 1996
The Mandir Mahotsav, which opened in England in August of 1995, is this religion's largest temple outside India Hinduism 400 November 29, 1996
The Bodhi tree, a type of Indian fig tree, is sacred to followers of this religion Buddhism 500 November 29, 1996
The title of this leader of a Jewish congregation means "my master" in Hebrew rabbi 100 November 15, 1996
This apostle who denied he knew Jesus 3 times is sometimes called the "Apostle to the Jews" Peter 200 November 15, 1996
Divided into 114 suras or chapters, this Islamic book is the earliest known work in Arabic prose the Koran 300 November 15, 1996
In about 500 B.C., this philosopher was appointed minister of justice in the Chinese state of Lu Confucius 400 November 15, 1996
The Golden Pavilion in Kyoto is an important shrine of the zen form of this religion Buddhism 100 October 7, 1996
Artists depict Shiva, a major deity of this religion, wearing a garland of skulls around his neck Hinduism 200 October 7, 1996
It's the religion of about 85% of the people of Bangladesh Muslim (or Islam) 300 October 7, 1996
Followers of this religion believe Moroni was the last of the Nephite prophet-historians Mormon 400 October 7, 1996
2 curved swords, a dagger & a circle make up the symbol of this religion founded in India Sikhism 500 October 7, 1996
It's the state religion of Algeria Islam 100 July 18, 1995
The Engi Shiki, or "Procedures of the Engi Era", is a sacred text of this Japanese religion Shinto 200 July 18, 1995
Many young people of this Christian denomination belong to a group called the CYO the Roman Catholic 300 July 18, 1995
The last book of this religious text is called the Book of Moroni <i>The Book of Mormon</i> 400 July 18, 1995
The name of the Mahayana branch of this religion means "great vehicle" Buddha 500 July 18, 1995
City in which the first Christian church was formed; it was set up 7 weeks after Christ's death Jerusalem 100 May 12, 1995
Though found elsewhere in the Caribbean, it's most associated with Haiti Voodoo 200 May 12, 1995
This religion goes back to an enlightened man named Siddhartha Buddhism 300 May 12, 1995
A crescent with this figure is a symbol of Islam a star 400 May 12, 1995
Tenrikyo is a faith-healing sect of this Asian religion Shinto 500 May 12, 1995
In Tibetan Buddhism, the Panchen Lama was second only to this one in authority the Dalai Lama 100 March 13, 1995
For Muslims, this book corrects & completes revelations given to earlier prophets the Koran 200 March 13, 1995
The Falashas, an Ethiopian sect of this religion, trace descent from Solomon & the Queen of Sheba Judaism 300 March 13, 1995
Mostly Dominicans & Franciscans staffed this heretic-seeking tribunal set up in 1231 the Inquisition 400 March 13, 1995
Term for the religious images venerated in Orthodox churches icons 500 March 13, 1995
In March 632 Muhammad led his last pilgrimage to this city Mecca 100 October 18, 1994
The symbol of Zoroastrianism, there's one at JFK's grave an eternal flame 200 October 18, 1994
He sought to overcome suffering for 6 years before attaining enlightenment in the 520s B.C. Buddha 300 October 18, 1994
He was the first president & prophet of the Mormon church (Joseph) Smith 400 October 18, 1994
In 1982 over 15,000 Moonies were married in big ceremonies, one in New York, one in this city Seoul (Korea) October 18, 1994
The Chinese call the Zen form of this religion Ch'an Buddhism 100 February 15, 1994
It's the religion of about 97% of the people in Portugal Catholicism 200 February 15, 1994
In this religion practiced in Haiti, a petro loa is a spirit that can be dangerous Voodoo 300 February 15, 1994
Thousands of members of this group, also known as the Religious Society of Friends, live in Kenya the Quakers 400 February 15, 1994
The green triangle on the flag of Sudan symbolizes this religion Islam February 15, 1994
Shiva's son Ganesha is depicted with the head of this animal, holding a broken tusk an elephant 100 January 4, 1994
Jacob Ammann, a Swiss Mennonite bishop, began this movement that moved to Pennsylvania the Amish 200 January 4, 1994
Buddhist & Hindu concept that says a man's deeds determine his destiny karma 300 January 4, 1994
The handwritten scrolls of this are wound on wooden rollers called the etz hayim, or tree of life the Torah 400 January 4, 1994
The aga khan is the leader of the Ismaili sect of these Muslims the Shiites 500 January 4, 1994
He's the absolute ruler of Vatican City the Pope 100 November 8, 1993
The Maharishi Mahesh Yogi developed a type of meditation that he called this transcendental 200 November 8, 1993
It's the dominant religion in Peru Catholicism November 8, 1993
This term refers to abstinence from food for a period of time, such as during Lent for Christians fasting 100 July 12, 1993
While meditating in a cave on Mount Hira around 610, this prophet had the first of his many visions Mohammed 200 July 12, 1993
The dominant form of this religion in Burma is Theravada Buddhism 300 July 12, 1993
Amaterasu Omikami, the sun goddess, is an important deity in this religion Shinto 400 July 12, 1993
During prayer Jewish men wear this fringed shawl tallit 500 July 12, 1993
Each person elected to this highest Catholic office gets a new ring designed just for him pope 100 March 31, 1993
A hajji is a Muslim who's made a pilgrimage to this city Mecca 200 March 31, 1993
Artists often depict Durga, a goddess of this Indian religion, riding a lion or a tiger Hinduism 300 March 31, 1993
Members of this ancient Celtic order served as judges as well as priests Druids 400 March 31, 1993
The archbishop of Uppsala is the presiding bishop of the church of this country Sweden 500 March 31, 1993
Food & drink associated with the eucharist, or Lord's supper wine & bread 100 May 6, 1992
The tale featured in this book of the Bible is recounted during the Passover seder Exodus 200 May 6, 1992
They're the remains of martyrs or saints, or things that had once come in contact with them relics 300 May 6, 1992
Of the five pillars of this religion, haj requires you to travel Islam 400 May 6, 1992
This religious figure is called Fo in Chinese & Butsu in Japanese Buddha 500 May 6, 1992
American colony that was a "holy experiment" for the Society of Friends or Quakers Pennsylvania 100 July 19, 1991
1 of the 2 gospels in which a version of the Lord's Prayer appears Luke (or Matthew) 200 July 19, 1991
This Christian church is headed by the patriarch of Alexandria, Egypt the Coptic Christian Church 300 July 19, 1991
In Judaism it's the collective term for Rosh Hashanah & Yom Kippur the High Holy Days 400 July 19, 1991
A religious retreat or commune in India; Gandhi had one at Wardha an ashram 500 July 19, 1991
Shiite Muslims believe he picked his son-in-law Ali ibn Abi Talib as his successor Muhammad 100 June 17, 1991
The sacrament of communion commemorates this event the Last Supper 200 June 17, 1991
The Douay version is a 16th century Catholic translation of the Bible into this language English 300 June 17, 1991
One of the 10 Commandments says you shouldn't take this in vain the Lord\'s name 400 June 17, 1991
This northern neighbor of Utah has the USA's 2nd highest percentage of Mormons Idaho 500 June 17, 1991
One of the reasons the Hopi did the corn dance was to induce this from the heavens rain 100 April 2, 1991
In the 13th c. it referred to a building in which monks lived, today it's a home to nuns a convent 200 April 2, 1991
On the death of Francis Spellman in 1968, Terrence Cooke took over this city's see New York City 300 April 2, 1991
In 1988 this Louisiana-based minister was defrocked by the Assemblies of God (Jimmy) Swaggart 400 April 2, 1991
In the King James Bible it's the first & longest of St. Paul's epistles Romans 500 April 2, 1991
The god of this was called Huitzilopochtli by the Aztecs & Ra by the Egyptians sun 100 June 27, 1990
In Norwegian classrooms, instruction is given in this religion, but students can be excused Lutheranism 200 June 27, 1990
The Mishnah & the Gemara comprise the body of Jewish law & learning known as this Talmud 300 June 27, 1990
On March 12, 1939 Eugenio Pacelli, who took this papal name, began a reign that lasted until 1958 Pope Pius XII 500 June 27, 1990
These 2 religions have been a part of Japanese life since the 6th century Shinto & Buddhism June 27, 1990
The angel Moroni told him about the golden plates from which the Book of Mormon was translated Joseph Smith 100 May 10, 1990
Officially, any practicing Roman Catholic male can be elected to this high office Pope 200 May 10, 1990
Dating from 1763, the oldest synagogue in the U.S. is in this resort town in Rhode Island Newport 300 May 10, 1990
House of worship in which prayer is led by an imam Mosque 500 May 10, 1990
John Calvin's followers in England were "Puritans"; his followers in France were called this Huguenots May 10, 1990
According to Revelation 20:3, the devil will be chained & holiness will prevail on earth for this many yrs. 1,000 100 June 9, 1989
Completes the verse: "Hare KrishnaHare KrishnaKrishna Krishna..." Hare Hare 200 June 9, 1989
Abraham, Moses & Jesus are considered prophets in this holy book of Islam the Koran 100 May 5, 1989
The name for this heavenly being comes from the Greek word for "messenger" angel 200 May 5, 1989
Roman Catholics are married at this kind of mass nuptial mass 300 May 5, 1989
Ceremony whose name means "daughter of the commandment" in Hebrew bat mitzvah 400 May 5, 1989
Heritage USA, described as a "religious Disneyland", is a theme park located in this state South Carolina 500 May 5, 1989
Al Gore, Richard Gephardt, Pat Robertson & Jesse Jackson share this Protestant rel. affiliation Baptist 100 June 6, 1988
In Islam, this figure is called "Iblis", probably from the Greek "diabolos" Satan (the devil) 200 June 6, 1988
Yeshivas are schools concentrating on the Talmud, attended by students of this religion Judaism 300 June 6, 1988
The Pope has designated June 7, 1987 to August 15, 1988 as a period of devotion to this person Mary (the mother of Christ) 400 June 6, 1988
Hare Krishnas believe Krishna will pluck them up by this to save them at time of world deliverance topknot 500 June 6, 1988
To Christians it's part of the Bible, but to Jews, it's the entire Bible Old Testament 100 April 27, 1988
Religious group incorporated as the Watch Tower Bible & Tract Society of Pennsylvania Jehovah\'s Witnesses 200 April 27, 1988
The Battle of the Camel in 656 A.D. set off the major division in this religion Muslim (Islam) 300 April 27, 1988
A recent N.Y. Times-CBS poll indicates a majority of U.S. Catholic priests would like to do this marry 100 April 6, 1988
Religion whose Bible begins with the Book of Genesis & ends with II Chronicles Judaism 200 April 6, 1988
The American Quakers' General Conference headquarters is in this city Philadelphia 300 April 6, 1988
The United Church is this large country's largest protestant denomination Canada 400 April 6, 1988
Common in Africa, it's not the worship of animals but of spirits animism 500 April 6, 1988
The Aga Khan, leader of the Ismaili Muslims, is a direct descendant of this founder of Islam Muhammad 100 February 26, 1988
Black American choreographer Katherine Dunham is a high priestess of this religion Voodoo 200 February 26, 1988
Legend says a German-born woman was once elected to this holy office but died in childbirth pope 300 February 26, 1988
Denomination named for the father of the German Reformation Lutheranism 400 February 26, 1988
In this eastern religion, an "avatar" is an incarnation, sometimes in animal form, of a deity Hinduism 500 February 26, 1988
In October of 1986, South Africa's Dutch Reformed Church denounced this apartheid 100 November 20, 1987
The president of this Arab country must be a Maronite Christian Lebanon 200 November 20, 1987
English spellings of the names of all seven archangels of Judeo-Christian tradition end with these two letters E-L 300 November 20, 1987
At first, Jim Bakker claimed that this Louisiana-based Pentecostal preacher wanted to take over the PTL Jimmy Swaggart 400 November 20, 1987
On May 9, 1969, it was declared that 200 Catholic saints would lose these Feast Days 500 November 20, 1987
Before turning Protestant, Martin Luther was a monk & the vocation of his future wife was this a nun 100 September 9, 1987
With over 52 million members, it's the largest single religious body in the U.S. Roman Catholic 200 September 9, 1987
When banks in Pakistan began operating by Islamic principles, they could no longer do this charge interest 300 September 9, 1987
South African Nobel Peace Prize winner Desmond Tutu is an archbishop in this church Anglican 500 September 9, 1987
She turned down Louis Armstrong's offer to sing jazz: "God put me here to sing the gospels" [Piano opening plays] "Gonna lay down my sword and shield / Down by the riverside..." Mahalia Jackson September 9, 1987
The Digambara monks of India believe that salvation is not possible for this sex women 100 May 11, 1987
The Phoenicians used to sacrifice these to the god Moloch, definitely not according to Spock children 200 May 11, 1987
In 1934, at the age of 79, Evangeline Booth became the 1st woman general in this religious "corps" Salvation Army 300 May 11, 1987
In a traditional Jewish wedding, the couple is married under 1 of these, symbolic of the bridal chamber chuppah (canopy) 400 May 11, 1987
Name of this religion founded in the 7th c. can be translated as "submission", "surrender" or "commitment" Islam 500 May 11, 1987
A transgression against God, it can be mortal or venial sin 100 February 18, 1987
At Jim Bakker's Heritage USA, these are held every Tuesday afternoon at the hotel's pool baptisms 200 February 18, 1987
Blown in Jewish rituals, the shofar is traditionally a horn of this animal sheep (male sheep, a ram) 300 February 18, 1987
Shh...we hope we're not overdue in telling you St. Jerome is patron saint of this profession librarians 400 February 18, 1987
Holy city whose sites include the Well of Zem-Zem, Abraham's Footprint, & a Great Mosque Mecca 500 February 18, 1987
In 1915, the Religious Society of Friends tried to make this company change its name Quaker Oats 100 October 3, 1986
In Judaism, the Sabbath begins and ends with this astronomical event sunset 200 October 3, 1986
India's Taj Mahal is associated with this religion Muslim (Islam) 400 October 3, 1986
Denomination founded by a group of Oxford University students led by John Wesley Methodism 500 October 3, 1986
A hit in 1953, this song of faith made No. 3 on the charts when Elvis released in in 1965 "Crying In The Chapel" October 3, 1986
"This is the place", he said upon reaching the Great Salt Lake Valley in Utah Brigham Young 100 April 4, 1986
To Hindus, a spiritually cleansing act of merit is to make pilgrimage to this river Ganges 200 April 4, 1986
Besides Christianity, the other 2 major monotheistic religions of the world Islam & Judaism 300 April 4, 1986
The Arabic name for God Allah 100 September 24, 1985
His title comes from the Latin "papa", meaning father the pope 200 September 24, 1985
The patron saint of messengers, he told Mary she was pregnant Gabriel 300 September 24, 1985
Country that is home to Parsis & Sikhs India 100 September 14, 1984
More common name for The Watchtower Bible & Tract Society Jehovah\'s Witnesses 200 September 14, 1984
Some 3 million pilgrims visit this small French town annually Lourdes 300 September 14, 1984