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C apitalization: Religious and Sacred Terms
 
Lesson 5-45
Prompt:Words designating a deity are capitalized: "God, Allah, Jehovah, God Almighty, Christ, the Holy Spirit." Religious terms used as proper nouns or adjectives are usually capitalized: "Koran, Islam, Bible, Christianity, Society of Jesus, Genesis, Old Testament, Southern Baptist Convention."
Directions:The sentences below either show errors in capitalization or are correct as shown. Click to select the word or words you feel should be correctly capitalized but are not capitalized, or select "(correct as is)" at the end of each sentence.
1.In our community we have muslim mosques, jewish synagogues, and christian churches. (correct as is)
2.The church on the corner is the congregational church. (correct as is)
3.Have you read the Koran? (correct as is)
4.The bible is composed of the old testament and the new testament. (correct as is)
5.The first book of the bible is genesis. (correct as is)
6.They believe in the faith of islam. (correct as is)
7.Where would I find the ten commandments? (correct as is)
8.When they lived there, they attended the trinity presbyterian church. (correct as is)
9.We live near aviv judea messianic synagogue. (correct as is)
10.Attending was the reverand george white. (correct as is)
11.He was called the prophet of god. (correct as is)
12.The congregation repeated together the lord's prayer. (correct as is)
13.The arabian founder of islam was mohammed. (correct as is)
14.The book was about the sermon on the mount. (correct as is)
15.Did you know that there is a church of England? (correct as is)
16.The funeral was to be held at the christ lutheran church. (correct as is)
17.Our class studied about the protestant reformation. (correct as is)
18.The meeting was for biblical scholars. (correct as is)
19.Have you read the beatitudes? (correct as is)
20.The minister exclaimed, "He is the lord god almighty." (correct as is)