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Word or phrase for capitalizing pronouns referring to gods

Some publications capitalize He, Him, etc., when referring to a god. What is this practice called? 'Proper noun' is rather generic.
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Words based on the names of gods [closed]

While the word christen means "to baptise" or "to make Christian", in another sense, it has shed its religious connotations to simply mean "to name" or even "use for the first time". Is there any ...
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Opposite of “miracle”?

Are there any English words that mean "an unlikely calamity" in that same way that "miracle" can mean "an unlikely beneficial event"? My thesaurus only provides antonyms of "miracle" that mean "a ...
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Is there a word for hate against religions or a specific religion? Is there a single word for religious intolerance? [duplicate]

We have racism, which implies hate against one or more races. We have sexism, which implies hate against one of the sexes. We have nationalism, which implies hate against one or more nationalities. ...
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Is there a word to describe a state of not identifying with any common explanation of God?

I am trying to describe one who is neither agnostic nor atheist but does not accept any religious order as his own.
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'Oh my gosh' for atheists/agnostics/trolls

As far as I know, this expression is used by people who doesn't want to make The Gosh angry (Oh my God, Oh my Lord, Oh my Gosh). But now it becomes popular for people who doesn't really care about ...