Best French words to know: Religions and beliefs

Best French words to know: Religions and beliefs

Here is a French vocabulary list on the theme of religions and beliefs. Religion has been an important aspect of human culture for centuries and continues to shape the beliefs and practices of people around the world. This list includes some of the most common religious terms in French, from the major world religions to smaller, more localized traditions. Whether you’re studying French or simply interested in the diversity of human beliefs, this list is a great way to expand your vocabulary.

English – French

  • Religion – Religion
  • God – Dieu
  • Faith – Foi
  • Prayer – Prière
  • Worship – Adoration
  • Belief – Croyance
  • Heaven – Paradis
  • Hell – Enfer
  • Sacred – SacrĂ©
  • Holy – Saint
  • Sin – PĂ©chĂ©
  • Salvation – Salut
  • Miracle – Miracle
  • Angel – Ange
  • Devil – Diable
  • Prophet – Prophète
  • Messiah – Messie
  • Buddha – Bouddha
  • Tao – Tao
  • Guru – Guru
  • Karma – Karma
  • Soul – Ă‚me
  • Spirit – Esprit
  • Afterlife – Au-delĂ 
  • Ceremony – CĂ©rĂ©monie
  • Church – Église
  • Temple – Temple
  • Mosque – MosquĂ©e
  • Synagogue – Synagogue
  • Bible – Bible
  • Quran – Coran
  • Torah – Torah
  • Prayer book – Livre de prières
  • Religious leader – Leader religieux
  • Deity – DivinitĂ©
  • Ritual – Rituel
  • Confession – Confession
  • Atheism – AthĂ©isme
  • Agnosticism – Agnosticisme
  • Spiritual – Spirituel
  • Pagan – PaĂŻen
  • Wiccan – Wicca
  • Shaman – Chaman
  • Witch – Sorcière
  • Druid – Druide
  • Astrology – Astrologie
  • New Age – Nouvel Ă‚ge
  • Sect – Secte
  • Fundamentalism – Fondamentalisme
  • Dogma – Dogme
  • Heresy – HĂ©rĂ©sie
  • Predestination – PrĂ©destination
  • Monotheism – MonothĂ©isme
  • Polytheism – PolythĂ©isme
  • Reincarnation – RĂ©incarnation
  • Nirvana – Nirvana
  • Enlightenment – Éveil
  • Suffering – Souffrance
  • Compassion – Compassion
  • Forgiveness – Pardon
  • Grace – Grâce
  • Love – Amour
  • Peace – Paix
  • Charity – CharitĂ©
  • Humility – HumilitĂ©
  • Justice – Justice
  • Mercy – MisĂ©ricorde
  • Sacrifice – Sacrifice
  • Service – Service
  • Unity – UnitĂ©
  • Wisdom – Sagesse
  • Hope – Espoir
  • Redemption – RĂ©demption
  • Resurrection – RĂ©surrection
  • Revelation – RĂ©vĂ©lation
  • Sermon – Sermon
  • Supplication – Supplication
  • Thanksgiving – Action de grâce
  • Theology – ThĂ©ologie

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