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30 terms

Lessons 1&2-- Believing

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Accredit
to authorize/ certify/ believe
Credence
belief/ acceptance as true
Creditable
deserving of praise
Credulous
believing too easily/ gullible
Creed
a statement of belief or principle
Deify
to make a god of
Deity
a god or goddess
Divine
- to foretell by supernatural means
- to know by intuition or insight
Divinity
- a god or goddess/ divine being
- a state of being divine
Apotheosis
- making a god of of something/ deification
- a glorified ideal/ an essence
Theocracy
government by divine power or priests
Theology
the study of religion
Atheist
a person who believes there is no God
Pantheism
identifying God with nature; belief in all gods
Pantheon
all gods of a people or religion
Consecrate
- to make or declare something sacred
- to dedicate something to a goal
Execrate
to denounce as vile or evil; to curse; to detest
Sacrament
something considered to have sacred significance
Sacrilege
disrespect to something regarded as sacred
Sacrosanct
sacred
Sanctimonious
pretending to be righteous
Sanction
- approval/ support/ permission
- a penatly for breaking with law or custom
- to approve/ to encourage
Sanctity
godliness/ holiness
Sanctuary
a sacred place/ any place of refuge
Hierarchy
a group organized by rank
Hieroglyphic
- written with pictures to represent sounds or meanings or words
- hard to read
Expiate
to make amends for/ to atone for
Piety
religious devotion; great respect towards something especially parents
Impious
sacrilegious; profane; lacking appropriate reverence or respect
Pittance
a meager portion or anything, especially an allowance or salary