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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But justice demands of me to give him a due character; and I must say, he was a grave, sober, pious, and most religious person; exact in his life, extensive in his charity, and exemplary in almost everything he did.
Addressing a condolence meeting to pay tribute to senior party leaders Arun Jaitley and Babulal Gaur, former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister, she said, "During my election campaign, a maharaj ji (religious person) had told me that the Opposition is resorting to sorcery on your party (BJP) and its leaders.
It's time punishment was handed out on an 'eye for an eye' basis, I am not a religious person but think it's time the punishment was matched to the crime.
President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday said he is a 'deeply religious person,' even after his previous tirades and scathing remarks against the Catholic Church, religion and God.
'To be a religious person, you have to be conversant with Islamic studies, what we try to do is to focus on Arabic and other areas of technical knowledge which can aid the practice of Islam and help the students in what they want to do.
The article says chaplains are trained to "support people of all religions or no religion", but then goes on to contradict that statement by saying there is no service for the "non-religious" or those who choose not to "talk to a religious person about their spiritual needs".
In a press conference Tuesday, Trillanes showed screengrabs of text messages supposedly between Advincula and a religious person who earlier gave him "sanctuary" and a video showing Advincula in a seemingly drunk state, mouthing names.
'A religious person learns to live with a divided heart, one that does not acknowledge what it does not want to admit to itself,' she writes.
Col Oded, a former battalion commander in the 91st Division, said, "I'm not a religious person, but I was taught not to rule anything out before looking into it.
Many people see her as a religious person, and she was far more than that.
'Like when I chose Datuk Abdullah, I thought it was a good choice, he was a religious person, but look what happened.
Any noncontroversial religious person with unquestionable integrity who has made a name for himself nationally or internationally would have been welcomed.