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Can you name the religious words, terms or people that begin with 'S'?

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The act of violating God's will.
The world's fifth largest religion, originating in Punjab.
The mountain at which Moses received the Ten Commandments from God.
Either one of the two main traditions in Islam
The bringer of evil and temptation who leads humanity astray. Described in some religions as a fallen angel.
A Jewish house of prayer.
A text considered sacred or central to a religious tradition.
In Greek mythology, they were beautiful creatures who lured sailors with their enchanting music and voices to shipwreck.
The offering of food, objects or the lives of animals to deities as an act of propitation or worship.
A day of rest and holiness, observed by Jews and a minority of Christian denominations.
One of the primary Hindu deities; the Supreme God in Shaivism; the 'transformer' or 'destroyer' among the Trimurti (the Hindu Trinity).
In the Old Testament and the Quran, he is a king of Israel, son of David, and renowned for his wisdom.
One who has been recognised for having an exceptional degree of holiness.
A formal church ritual frequently described as an outward and visible sign of an internal and spiritual grace. Their number varies from one denomination to another.
An oration by a member of the clergy.
Codes of Islamic law
The uncarnate essence of a living thing, considered immortal by many religions.
One of the Biblical Judges of the Israelites who had supernatural strength, but was powerless without his hair.
A division within a previously single faith group or organisation, such as the one into the Catholic and Orthodox churches in 1054.
The saving of the soul from sin and its consequences.
A sacred place that holds a collection of objects representing a deity, saint, hero, ancestor, martyr, or similar figure of great religious significance.
River that formed the boundary between the earth and the underworld in ancient Greek mythology.
The anticipated return of Jesus to Earth, based on prophecies found in the canonical gospels.
A small religious group that has recently split away from an established religion.
One of the Biblical cities destroyed by God.
The date and time when the sun reaches its northernmost or southernmost extreme. Celebrated by many Neopagan and aboriginal religions worldwide.
Repeating cycle of birth, life, death and rebirth in Buddhism and other eastern religions.

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