Type
Crossword
Description

savior sent by god messiah
leader or teacher of new faith or movement apostle
an apostle who taught the gospel of the Christ to the first century world paul
person who suffers or dies for his/her beliefs martyr
saw himself as an "emperor of the Christian people" constantine
the body of people who conduct Christian services clergy
high-ranking church official with authority over a local area or diocese bishop
head of the Roman Catholic Church, in ancient Rome bishop of Rome who claimed authority over all other bishops pope
in the Rome and Byzantine empires highest church official in a major city patriarch
religious belief that is contrary to the official teachings of a church heresy
an early christian theologian and philosopher whose writings influenced the development of Western Christianity and philosopher augustine
believing in one od monotheistic
refers to 5 books of Moses orventire Jewish bible Torah
founded the religion now known as Judaism Abraham
a binding agreement God made with Abraham covenant
the greatest prophet, leader, and teacher that Judaism has ever known moses
six pointed star associated with Judaism today David
a wealthy and wise King of Israel and a son of David Solomon
relating to a society of which men hold the greatest legal and moral authority patriarchal
a day of rest and spiritual enrichment sabbath
spiritual leader who interprets God's will prophet
moral standards of behavior ethics
the spreading of Jews beyond their historic homeland diaspora

Judaism, Christianity, and Islam Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a push for Jews to have a homeland is Israel Zionism
Jewish house of worship Synagogue
food that is satisfies Jewish law Kosher
father and founder of Judaism Abraham
religious teacher of Judaism Rabbi
rules of morals that Jews must follow Ten Commandments/covenant
denomination that strictly follows the rules of Torah Orthodox
son of God Christ
Christian house of worship Church
day of worship for Christians Sunday
name of Christian calendar Gregorian
celebrates birth of Jesus Christ Christmas
he made Christianity official religion of Roman Empire Constantine
he made Christianity official religion of Roman Empire Bible
name of God in Islam Allah
founder of Islam Muhammad
believe that most qualified should be leader of Islam Sunnis
believe that Muhammad's nearest relative should be leader of Islam Shiites
celebrates the time that the Qu'ran was revealed to Muhammad Ramadan
declaration of faith, daily prayer, charitable giving, etc. Five Pillars
religious place of worship for Muslims Mosque

Byzantine Empire Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What Constantine called his capital after New Rome. Constantinople
What church in the east developed in it's own unique way? Eastern Orthodox
Construction projects built by a government for public use, such as buildings, roads, and bridges. public works
In the Eastern Orthodox Church, the bishop of an important city. patriarch
A sacred rite of public worship. Liturgy
A type of religious image typically painted on a small wooden panel and considered sacred by Eastern Orthodox Christians. Icon
A formal division in a church or religious body. schism
Who was the King of the Franks? Charlemagne
How was Medieval Europe and the Byzantine Empire united? Christianity
What is a word for the phrase ''icon smashing?'' iconoclasm
What is,''In agreement with right belief.'' orthodox
How much miles to the east was Constantinople to Rome. Eighthundred

Chapter 4 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

an official teaching of the Church based upon the Revelation of Christ doctrine
infallible, irreformable truths which we believe have been specifically revealed by God dogma
said that Christians should reject everything that wasn't explicitly Christian, wrote Prescription Against Heretics Tertullian
bishop of Lyons who said that humans are created in God's image and that God values our physical AND spiritual selves Irenaeus
name for those books which have been accepted by the Church as normative for faith canon
the central Christian mystery that one God is in three persons: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit Trinity
truth based on observation and measurements scientific truth
truth based on Revelation religious truth
tried to purge Christianity of everything Jewish and pro-materialistic, believed that Jesus was sent to free humans of their physical selves Marcion
Christians who worked to defend the Church and make it look acceptable to outsiders; known as "Defenders of the Faith" apologists
conscious, deliberate denial of one or more truths about the faith by a member of the Church heresy
false belief that claimed that although Jesus had a human body, he had no human soul Apollinarianism
gathering of all the Catholic bishops of the world ecumenical council
the teaching authority of the Church made up of the bishops and the Pope Magisterium
attribute of the pope and bishops which ensures that they are free from error when speaking about faith/morals infallibility
Jesus is both fully human and fully _____ divine
the process by which Jesus took on flesh and entered human history Incarnation
creed of the Church that is considered to be a summary of the apostles' faith Apostles' Creed
title for Jesus that refers to his relationship with the other Persons of the Trinity Son of God
all of the ways the faith has been passed on (creeds, doctrines, decisions of the magisterium, etc.) Tradition

Judaism Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A big family dinner that is enjoyed at the end of Passover. Seder
A holiday celebrating the freedom of Jews from slavery in Egypt. Passover
This symbol represent Judaism. The ____ of David. Star
Where Jews go to worship. Synagogue
The founder of the Jewish religion. Abraham
Celebrates the re-dedication of their holy temple in Jerusalem. Hanukkah
An inherited or customary pattern of thought, action, or behavior. Tradition
A holiday celebrating the Jewish New Year. Yomkippur
The belief in one god. Monotheism
The candle holder that is lit each night during Hanukkah. Menorah
The location of the most holy Jewish temple that was taken over by the Greeks. Jerusalem
How many days is Hanukkah? Eight
The holy or sacred text of Judaism. Torah
A strong belief or trust in someone or something. Faith
Bread without yeast that is eaten during Passover. Matzah
A spinning top, a game played during Hanukkah. Dreidel
Jewish religious leaders. Rabbi
A set of moral principles or values. Ethics
The scattering of the Jewish people outside of their homeland. Diaspora
One who creates or establishes. Founder
Going without food for a period of time. Fasting
Where did Judaism begin? Isreal

Jewish, Christian and Muslim beliefs in God Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The belief in Jesus Christ as both god and human being. The belief is believed by Christians and Muslims. The belief is found in the bible “By common confession, great is the mystery of godliness: He who was revealed in the flesh, was vindicated in the Spirit, Seen by angels, Proclaimed among the nations, Believed on in the world, Taken up in glory.” The Bible (1 timothy 3:16) Incarnation
The belief that God is three consubstantial persons Trinity
The belief of a person who spreads and teachers the word of god. This belief is believed by Christians, Jews and Muslims and comes from the bible and the Quran. “Give Abraham his wife back. He is a prophet. He will pray for you, and you will not die. But if you do not give Sarah back, you will die. And all your family will surely die.” The Bible (Genesis 20:7) Prophet
The Christian and Jewish belief in a single all powerful god. The belief is found in the bible. “For there is one God and one mediator between God and mankind, the man Christ Jesus.” The Bible (1 Timothy 2:5) Monotheism
The Christian belief that there is life after death. This belief comes from the apostle’s creed. “I believe in the holy Catholic Church, the communion of saints: The forgiveness of sins, the resurrection of the body and the life everlasting.” Eternal life
The Christian belief by which Jesus was killed, by being nailed to a cross and left to die. This belief comes from the bible. “The soldiers nailed Jesus to a cross.” The Bible (Mathew 27:35) Crucifixion
The place that Christians go and pray to god. Church
The way which people worship or ask for help by their god and is believed by all religions. This belief comes from the bible and the Quran. “Then God answered Leah’s prayer, and she became pregnant again. She gave birth to a fifth son.” The Bible (Genesis 30:17) Prayer
The Islamic belief in a single all powerful god. The belief if found in the Quran’ “Such is Allah, your Lord, the Creator of everything; there is no God but He; whence are you then turned away?” The Quran (40:62) Tahwid
The Islamic god which the Quran constantly preaches. “All praise is due to God alone, the Sustainer of all the worlds” The Quran (1:2) Allah
A spiritual being who delivers messages to people from God. The belief comes from the bible and Quran and is believed in by both Christians and Muslims. “The angel said, “Hagar, you are Sarai’s slave girl. Where have you come from? Where are you going?” Hagar answered, “I am running from my mistress Sarai.” The Bible (Genesis 16:8) Angel
The record of the Prophet Muhammad’s life actions and deeds. Hadith
The place were Muslims go and worship to Allah. Mosque
The holy book of Islam which was brought to the prophet Muhammad. Quran
The Jewish name for God. Yahweh
The official collection of Jewish texts, which is the texts source of the many editions of the Christian Old Testament. Jewish bible
A sacred Christian book which has the Old Testament which has sacred books of the Jews and the New Testament which begins with the birth of Jesus. Christian bible
The ritual by which not eating food for a period of time or not eating certain foods. This belief is found in the bible, “On the twenty-fourth day of the same month, the Israelites gathered together, fasting and wearing sackcloth and putting dust on their heads.” The Bible (Nehemiah 9:1) Fasting
A person who followed the teachings of Jesus when Jesus was alive. Disciple
The Jewish and Christian belief of an evil spirit that lives in hell, which is enemies with god. Devil

Section 1 The Church Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Also known as a “particular” or “local” Church, the regional community of believ-ers, who commonly gather in parishes, under the leadership of a bishop. At times, a diocese is determined not on the basis of geography but on the basis of language or rite Diocese
The Church’s official, public, communal prayer. It is God’s work, in which the People of God par-ticipate. The Church’s most important liturgy is the Eucharist, or the Mass Liturgy
To represent or pre-figure a person before his or her life or an event before it occurs Foreshadow
In general, the line of authority in the Church; more narrowly the Pope and the bishops, as succes-sors of the Apostles, in their authoritative roles as leaders of the Church hierarchy
Refers to receiving the Body and Blood of Christ. In general, your companionship and union with Jesus and other baptized Christians in the Church. This union has its origin and high point in the celebration of the Eucharist. In this sense the deepest vocation of the Church is Communion Communion
The fiftieth day fol-lowing Easter, which commemorates the descent of the Holy Spirit on the early Apostles and disciples. Pentecost
To give life to animate
To make holy; sancti-fication is the process of becoming closer to God and growing in holiness, taking on the righteousness of Jesus Christ with the gift of sanctifying grace sanctify
A prayer form in which one asks God for help and forgiveness Petition
A prayer on behalf of another person or group. intercession
A special gift or grace of the Holy Spirit given to an individual Chris-tian or community, commonly for the benefit and building up of the entire Church charism
The word refers to a person gifted with the charism or graces of the Holy Spirit such as healing, prophecy, and speaking in tongues. Because self-deception is always possible, the charisms claimed by such a per-son must be verified by the Church charismatic
The Church’s living teaching office, which consists of all bishops, in communion with the Pope, the Bishop of Rome. Magisterium
The gift given by the Holy Spirit to the Pope and the bishops in union with him to teach on matters of faith and morals without erro infallibility
Of or relating to the Trinity or the doctrine of the Trinity Trinitarian
The proclamation of the Good News of Jesus Christ through words and witness evangelization
A non-Jewish person. In the Scriptures the Gentiles were the uncircumcised, those who did not honor the God of the Torah. In the New Testament, Saint Paul and other evangelists reached out to the Gentiles, baptizing them into the family of God Gentile
Of or relating to Greek history, culture, or art after Alexander the Great Hellenistic
Speaking, acting, or thinking about God, Jesus Christ, the Virgin Mary, or the saints in a way that is irreverent, mocking, or offensive blasphemy
A person who suffers death because of his or her beliefs. The Church has canon-ized many martyrs as saints. martyr

Major World Religions Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Abraham
Bible
Brahmins
Buddhism
Christianity
Church
Cresent & Star
Cross
Four Vedas
Hinduism
Islam
Jesus
Judaism
Koran
Monks
Monotheistic
Mosque
Muhammad
Om
Polytheistic
Pope
Priest
Rabbi
Siddhartha Guatama
Star of David
Sutras
Symagogue
Temple
Torah
Wheel of Life

Religion crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a religion founded by Abraham and Holy text is the Torah Judaism
a religion founded by Jesus and Holy text is the Bible Christianity
a religion founded by Muhammad and Holy text is the Qur'an Islam
followers of Judaism Jews
followers of Islam who believe you have to be a descendent of Muhammad Shiamuslims
followers of Islam who believe you do not have to be a descendent of Muhammad Sunni muslims
founder of Islam Muhhamad
founder of christianity Jesus
founder of Judaism Abraham
a group of people who believe in one God and have unique customs Religiousgroup
Holy text of Judaism Torah
a community made up of people who share common cultural backgrounds Ethnicgroup
Holy text of Christianity Bible
Holy text of Islam Quran
an ethnic group that speaks arabic and practices Islam Arabs
an ethnic group in SWA that speaks kurdish Kurds
an ethnic group in SWA that speaks farsi and practices Islam Persians
a holiday for Jews when Moses freed them from slavery Theexodus
The Jews believe he wrote the 10 Commandments Moses
a holiday Christians celebrate the birth of Jesus Christmas
a month when Muslims fast during the day Ramadan
a Christian holiday when Jesus rose from the dead Easter
a wall that is honored by Muslims because they believe it was built by Abraham Kaaba
a Holy city for all three religions Jerusalem
a place of worship for Jews Synagogue
A place of worship for Muslims Mosque
A place of worship for christians Churches
rules for Muslims fivepillars
symbol of Judaism Star of david

World Religions Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Founder of Christianity Jesus
Founder of Buddhism Siddhartha Gautama
Founder of Islam Muhammad
Led Jews out of Egypt in the Exodus Moses
Founder of Judaism Abraham
Islamic name for god Allah
Many forms of one god; only polytheistic religion Hinduism
Ten commandments are the moral and religious code Judaism
Q'uran/ Koran Islam
one Islamic holy city Mecca
New Testament Christianity
Four Noble Truths and Eightfold Path Buddhism
Holy Book for Christians Bible
Spread Buddhism to Asia Asoka
Knowledge that all thoughts and actions result in future consequences Karma
another word for pilgrimage;____ to mecca hajj
Belief there is no supernatural Atheism
Worship of nature spirits Animism
Does not worship any god Non-theistic
Belief in one god Monotheism
Belief in more than one god Polytheism
Life and teachings of Jesus New Testament
Another name for Old Testament Torah
Judaism god Yahweh
Holy book of Hinduism Vedas
Rebirth based upon karma Reincarnation
Where Islam originated Middle East
Where HInduism originated and is found now India
Where Judaism is found now Israel
Another name for Judaism god Jehovah
Another holy city of Islam Medina

Middle Ages Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

covering of iron worn by knights armor
chuirch official who oversaw the work of priest bishop
a high official of the catholic church appointed by pope cardinal
where the lord and his knights lived castle
people of the middle ages believed it represented god's rules and teachings Catholic Church
qualities of a good knight, bravery,respect for women chivalry
an official of the church such as priest, bishop clergyman
expeditions sent by the pope to capture the holy land crusades
a period of several hundred years during the dark middle ages dark ages
large piece of land owned by a lord estate
the act of removing a persons membership from church excommunication
arrangement between lord, vassal,, and serf for ownership of land feudalism
land given for military service fief
holding beliefs that the church felt were wrong heresy
court to punish heretics inquisition
clowns before a lord to make them laugh jesters
contest between knights on horseback joust
person who rules a country during middle ages king
man of honor in the military knight
well to noble who owns an estate lord
large piece of land owned by a lord manor
fall of the roman empire in 476 and ended with modern period 1400 medieval period
same as medieval period middle ages
singers and musicians who entertained the lords minstrels
deep, wide, water-filled ditch surrounding a castle moat
building where monks lived monastery
man who gives up property to serve god monk
class of rich people, nobles or lords nobility
poor people who worked on manors peasants
head of the roman catholic church pope
clergyman of the christian church priest
very poor people who worked for lords serfs
contest or joust beetween two knights or two groups of knights tournament
wandering minstrels who wrote poems about the love of a beautiful lady of noble birth troubadours
noble who was given land by the lord in return for military service vassal