Online Class Notes (Alex) (S)


a Christian 基督徒 = someone who believes in Jesus Christ
eg: My friend is a Christian, he goes to church every Sunday.

religious (adj.) = describes someone (or a group of people) who believes in a religion
eg: China is not a religious country

superstitious (adj.) / superstition (noun) 迷信
eg: Chinese people have a lot of superstitions about numbers

fanaticism (noun) = to be very one-sided and intolerant in your beliefs
eg: The Middle Ages in the West were a time of religious fanaticism 

catholics 天主徒 and protestants 新教徒


bring them lucky – bring them luck
eg: people think the number 8 can bring them luck