SYMBOLISM The use of physical or traditional
signs to represent divine beings or spirits.
SYNAGOGUE The house of worship (temple) and
communal center of a Jewish congregation.
TALMUD In Judaism, the authoritative body of
Jewish tradition encompassing the Mishnah and
TEN COMMANDMENTS In Judaism and
Christianity, according to the Bible, the ethical
commandments by God given to Moses on Mount
Sinai in the form of stone tablets.
TORAH In Judaism, the body of wisdom and law
contained in Jewish Scripture and other sacred
literature and oral tradition.
TRANSLITERATION A word in English or another
written language representing the phonetic
presentation of the characters that form that word in
TRIPTIKA The sacred book of Buddhism.
TROUBLESHOOTING The act of tracing a flaw or
fault in a piece of equipment to its source or origin.
UMMA In Islam, the Muslim community worldwide.
VISITING CHAPLAIN A chaplain who visits the
sick in a hospital or the inmates in a brig.
VOLUNTEER One who renders a service willingly
and without legal or formal compensation.
WEDDING A marriage ceremony.
WORD PROCESSING EQUIPMENT AND
SYSTEMS Any type of equipment or systems
used for word processing functions.
WORSHIP Reverence paid to a divine being.
WORSHIP CENTER The area in an RMF in which
the congregation gathers for worship services.
WORSHIP MODEL The image of a worship system
used in an RMF.
YAD In Judaism, the pointer made of silver or olive
wood used to guide the reading of the Torah.
YOM KIPPUR A Jewish holiday observed with
fasting and prayer representing the Jewish day of
ZAKAT In Islam, an obligatory form of charity.
ZEN In Buddhism, the term for meditation. Zen
specifically designates the Japanese meditation sect
of Mahayana Buddhism.