You can’t be too careful out there nowadays. It’s really easy to call a religious person an offensive name.
No one knows this better than the press. The mainstream media is very sensitive to different religions. They may be the very best experts in the field of religiony stuff. That’s why they were careful to refer to Christians as “Easter worshipers” lately. You might not have ever heard that term used before, but that’s because you don’t know as much about religions as the media does.
We want to help you out. So we whipped up this handy guide to alternative, less offensive, but still 100% accurate terms to describe adherents to each of the major world religions. Enjoy, and let us know how it goes.