HyperDic: religious_leader

English > 1 sense of the expression religious leader:
NOUNperson religious leaderleader of a religious order
English > religious leader: 1 sense > noun 1, person
Meaningleader of a religious order.
InstancesAl-hakimAn Ismaili caliph of Egypt who declared himself an incarnation of God and founded the Druze religious sect (985-1021)
AsangaIndian religious leader and founder of the Yogacara school of Buddhism in India (4th century)
Joshua(Old Testament) Moses' successor who led the Israelites / Israelites into the Promised Land
Khomeini, Ruholla Khomeini, Ayatollah Khomeini, Ayatollah Ruholla KhomeiniIranian religious leader of the Shiites
Mahdi(Islam) a messianic leader who (according to popular Muslim belief) will appear before the end of the world and restore justice and religion
Moon, Sun Myung MoonUnited States religious leader (born in Korea) who founded the Unification Church in 1954
Nanak, Guru NanakIndian religious leader who founded Sikhism in dissent from the caste system of Hinduism
Russell, Charles Taze RussellUnited States religious leader who founded the sect that is now called Jehovah's Witnesses (1852-1916)
Seton, Elizabeth Seton, Saint Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton, Mother SetonUnited States religious leader who was the first person born in the United States to be canonized (1774-1821)
Wise, Isaac Mayer WiseUnited States religious leader (born in Bohemia) who united reform Jewish organizations in the United States (1819-1900)
Wise, Stephen Samuel WiseUnited States Jewish leader (born in Hungary) (1874-1949)
Young, Brigham YoungUnited States religious leader of the Mormon Church after the assassination of Joseph Smith
NarrowerGuruEach of the first ten leaders of the Sikh religion
ayatollahA high-ranking Shiite religious leader who is regarded as an authority on religious law and its interpretation and who has political power as well
guruA Hindu or Buddhist religious leader and spiritual teacher
BroaderleaderA person who rules or guides or inspires others
religious personA person who manifests devotion to a deity
Spanishlíder religioso

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