religious person


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Noun1.religious person - a person who manifests devotion to a deity
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
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
worshipper, believer, worshiper - 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
missioner, missionary - 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) accepted Jesus as the Messiah; they accepted the Gospel According to Matthew but rejected the Epistles of St. Paul and continued to follow Jewish law and celebrate Jewish holidays; they 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)
supplicant, prayer - 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
nonreligious person - a person who does not manifest devotion to a deity
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Well, now it's personal to everyone -- including every religious person, every mom, every dad, and every businessman in the city," concluded Perkins.
Doesn't that go against the humbleness a religious person is supposed to possess?
Margaret said: "I'm not a deeply religious person, but I do think sometimes in life you are put in a certain place in a certain time to do something.
I am a religious person and pray, too," Blatter said this week in an interview with a German magazine, "I own a golden cross that has been blessed by Pope Francis.
When asked about what caused his elder sister Debjani's death, he said, " She was a very religious person.
She added that her sister was a religious person who was quite satisfied with her life, and her being suicidal was out of the question.
Although, he is not a religious person but he believes that it was a gift from a higher power and this was his calling in life, he added.
How any so-called religious person could take a baby from a terrified teen and tell Ms Kelly, "what the eyes don't see the heart doesn't feel", is beyond the comprehension of most.
The Municipal Nursery is a socio-educational public service, open to children aged between 3 months and 3 years old, place of daily life experiences and meaningful relationships with family that contributes to the growth and education of children in the context of a early childhood policy aimed at ensuring the right to education in respect for the individual, cultural and religious person.
But the I Will Survive singer, 64, didn't want to look at their pecs because she is a deeply religious person - not homophobic.
I wanted to be treated like any other religious person," said Miss Hodkin, a church volunteer.
I'm not a religious person but I finished filming the series with a new respect for people who made and make these epic trips.