'B' Religion Quiz

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

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Clue'B' Word or Name
Meaning 'son/daughter of the commandment', this ritual for Jewish youths occurs when the boy/girl has reached the age of religious responsibility (answer for either boy or girl)
A world religion founded in 1844 by The Báb, who foretold the coming of the prophet Bahá'u'lláh.
A book of holy texts. In the Christian faith, it contains Old and New Testament sections.
In Catholic and Orthodox churches, this ordained clergyman ranks above a priest; in some Protestant sects, he is an elder; in the Mormon Church, he is the leader of a congregation.
A Hindu devotional song with no fixed form; it can be as simple as a mantra or more complex.
John the _______ 'prepared the way' for Jesus, but was eventually beheaded by Herod Antipas.
A harvest festival of Punjab, it is celebrated by the Sikh community; also known as Vaisakhi.
This phrase refers to the time period in Israel's history when Jews were taken captive by King Nebuchadnezzar II following the conquest of the ancient Kingdom of Judah.
For Wiccans and Neopagans, May 1 is this day, originally a Gaelic holiday to celebrate fertility, fire, and abundance.
A Hindu expression of devotion.
Synonym for duotheist; a person who believes that there are two deities, typically one female and one male, or one all good and the other all bad.
According to Genesis, after building this tower, the people began speaking in different languages.
One of the 12 apostles, he was also known as Nathaniel.
Siddhartha Gautama is also known by this name, meaning 'awakened one' or 'enlightened one'; his teachings became the foundation for one of the world's major religions.
Study of the Bible and its doctrines.
Papal ____ - A type of public decree or charter issued by a pope of the Catholic Church.
An Arabic word used by Muslims to refer to the phrase 'In the name of God, Most Gracious, Most Merciful.'
Birthplace of Jesus.
African American nationalist organizations, which include the Nation of Islam, the American Society of Muslims, & others.
Made holy; consecrated.
There have been 16 popes with this name, including the one preceding the current Pope Francis.
The state of enlightenment attained by a Buddhist who has practiced the Eightfold Path and achieved salvation.
One of four texts considered to be divinely inspired scripture by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Some Christians refer to themselves as this type, whereby they repented of their sins and professed that Jesus is their Savior.
The act of swearing in the name of God; the act of speaking sacrilegiously about God or sacred things.
The Hindu God of creation and member of the Hindu trinity of deities (with Shiva and Vishnu).
The Jewish rite of circumcision performed on a male child on the eighth day of his life.
A sacrament or ceremony ritually using water where the recipient (often a baby) is admitted into the Christian community.
A sect that split from the Seventh Day Adventists. David Koresh became leader of one group, which had a standoff with Federal authorities in Waco, TX in 1993.
According to Revelation, this tome contains the written names of people who have been or will be saved.
A day when Japanese Buddhists and followers of Shinto honor the souls of their ancestors.
The 12th and youngest son of Jacob; Rachel's second son.
Semitic title meaning 'master' or 'lord' used for any of various ancient gods of the Middle East and Asia Minor.
'Blessed are the merciful, for they will be shown mercy' is one of this set of teachings from Jesus' Sermon on the Mount.
King David fell in love with her while she was wife to Uriah the Hittite; she is the mother of King Solomon.
Roman god (equivalent of Dionysus) of wine and merry making.

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