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A Hebrew term (Haredim in the plural) that literally means “fear” or “anxiety” and is used in the context of a devout believer who “trembles in awe of God.” The label can be applied to strictly observant Orthodox Jews instead of the term ultra-Orthodox, but Haredi is not widely used outside of Israel and Jewish media outlets.

Posted in Judaism, Religion and culture

praise and worship

A contemporary style of music and worship that is particularly popular among evangelical and nondenominational Christian churches.

Posted in Christianity, Protestantism