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A book of holy texts. In the Christian faith, it contains Old and New Testament sections.Bible
John the _______ 'prepared the way' for Jesus, but was eventually beheaded by Herod Antipas.Baptist
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)Bar or Bat Mitzvah
Birthplace of Jesus.Bethlehem
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.Bishop
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.Buddha
According to Genesis, after building this tower, the people began speaking in different languages.Babel
A sacrament or ceremony ritually using water where the recipient (often a baby) is admitted into the Christian community.Baptism
There have been 16 popes with this name, including the one preceding the current Pope Francis.Benedict
The act of swearing in the name of God; the act of speaking sacrilegiously about God or sacred things.Blasphemy
Made holy; consecrated.Blessed
Roman god (equivalent of Dionysus) of wine and merry making.Bacchus
King David fell in love with her while she was wife to Uriah the Hittite; she is the mother of King Solomon.Bathsheba
Some Christians refer to themselves as this type, whereby they repented of their sins and professed that Jesus is their Savior.Born again
A world religion founded in 1844 by The Báb, who foretold the coming of the prophet Bahá'u'lláh.Bahá’í Faith
The 12th and youngest son of Jacob; Rachel's second son.Benjamin
One of the 12 apostles, he was also known as Nathaniel.Bartholomew
'Blessed are the merciful, for they will be shown mercy' is one of this set of teachings from Jesus' Sermon on the Mount.Beatitudes
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The Jewish rite of circumcision performed on a male child on the eighth day of his life.Bris
The Hindu God of creation and member of the Hindu trinity of deities (with Shiva and Vishnu).Brahma
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.Bitheist
One of four texts considered to be divinely inspired scripture by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.Book of Mormon
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.Branch Davidians
A papal statement in which the Pope speaks 'ex cathedra' on a matter of belief or morality.Bull (from the Latin bulla, meaning seal)
According to Revelation, this tome contains the written names of people who have been or will be saved.Book of Life
Semitic title meaning 'master' or 'lord' used for any of various ancient gods of the Middle East and Asia Minor.Baʿal
Study of the Bible and its doctrines.Bibliology
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.Babylonian Captivity or Babylonian Exile
For Wiccans and Neopagans, May 1 is this day, originally a Gaelic holiday to celebrate fertility, fire, and abundance.Beltane
African American nationalist organizations, which include the Nation of Islam, the American Society of Muslims, & others.Black Muslims
An Arabic word used by Muslims to refer to the phrase 'In the name of God, Most Gracious, Most Merciful.'Basmala
The state of enlightenment attained by a Buddhist who has practiced the Eightfold Path and achieved salvation.Bodhi
A day when Japanese Buddhists and followers of Shinto honor the souls of their ancestors.Bon Festival (aka Obon)
A harvest festival of Punjab, it is celebrated by the Sikh community; also known as Vaisakhi.Baisakhi
A Hindu expression of devotion.Bhakti
A Hindu devotional song with no fixed form; it can be as simple as a mantra or more complex.Bhajan

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