Is the word "preacher" only used when talking about priests?
Is it related only to the Christian religion, or can it also be used with other religions/beliefs like Islam, Judaism, Buddhism...etc?
Thank you :)
"Preacher" is used primarily in Protestant Christian religions, while "priest" is used for Catholics and Episcopalian Protestants. You would not call a Presbyterian or Baptist pastor a priest. A Jewish temple is led by a rabbi, and a Muslim leader is called an imam. I believe the worship leader in a Buddhist temple is called a pastor.
March 11, 2014
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