4.9.7 Religious organization

Use this domain for words referring to official religions, groups within a religion, and religious meetings. Each religion will have different names for its groups. Answer each question for each religion.

OMC Codes: 
779 Theological Systems
790 Ecclesiastical Organization
794 Congregations
795 Religious Denominations
797 Missions
Louw Nida Codes: 
11B Socio-Religious
  • What general words refer to an official religion?
    religion, faith
  • What are the names of the official religions?
    Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Judaism, animism, paganism,
  • What words refer to a group within a religion?
    sect, denomination, party,
  • What are the names of the sects?
    Catholic, Protestant, Baptist, Presbyterian, Methodist
  • What words refer to a group of believers in a particular place?
    church, congregation, diocese, parish
  • What words refer to beginning to believe in a religion or changing from one religion to another?
    convert, conversion