Capitalization: The Names Of God, Specific Deities, Religious Figures, And Holy Books
Proper nouns which refer to gods, the titles of religious figures, or holy books should always be capitalized.
Allah, God and Yahweh are different names for the same god.
The Bhagavad-Gita contains holy scriptures read by several religions.
Some people read the Old and New Testaments for historical purposes.
Father Michael, Father Andrew needs to see you in his office.
If a title is being used as part of a name, it should be capitalized. If the title is being used as a common noun, there’s no need to capitalize.
Pope John Paul II gave the sermon on Easter Sunday.
The pope always gives the sermon on Easter Sunday.
As a title, pope is capitalized; when pope denotes a job position, it doesn’t require a capital.
Rabbi Cohen is coming for dinner.
The rabbi is coming for dinner.
There is only one God.
Monotheistic religions believe there is only one god.
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