The Islamic religious leader is called the Imam, however in Islam God has said that everyone is equal and that their is no leader, the Imam is mainly used to teach people abou…t the Islamic faith, and is also used to lead prayer, but he is not seen as a leader as everyone is seen as equal. The Religious founder in Islam is The Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).
There are many hierarchical positions, the the top leaders of the LDS church are called Prophets, with the current leading Prophet being Thomas S. Monson. Including that posit…ion and going downward you have:The Prophet, who also has two assistants, they are also considered Prophets. This is often called the First Presidency.Apostles (also considered Prophets). There are twelve of them and they meet with the First Presidency on a regular basis and have assignments from the First Presidency.Seventy authorities (or Area authorities) which work under the direction of the First Presidency and the Apostles. They cover smaller areas in different parts of the world (smaller areas possibly being multiple countries).Stake President, which is over several wards, a ward being a congregation.Bishop or Branch President, which lead a local congregation (depends upon the size of the congregation as to the title, Bishop has a larger congregation (an example might be 300 people) whereas a Branch President might only have 20 members in his congregation).
They may be called priests. See related question below.
the system of electing religious leaders to office is called a
Switzerland has a president as head of state. There is a different president each year, starting on 1st January. The president for 2012 is Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf. Previous …presidents were: 2011 - Micheline Calmy-Rey, 2010 - Doris Leuthard, 2009 - Hans-Rudolf Merz, 2008 - Pascal Couchepin. The official title is "President of the Confederation" (German: Bundespräsident(in), French: Président(e) de la Confédération, Italian: Presidente della Confederazione, Romansh: President(a) da la Confederaziun). The president is the presiding member of the seven-member Swiss Federal Council, Switzerland's executive. Elected by the Federal Assembly for one year, the President of the Confederation chairs the meetings of the Federal Council and undertakes special representational duties. Primus inter pares, the President has no powers above the other Councillors and continues to head his or her department. Traditionally the duty rotates among the members in order of seniority and the previous year's Vice President becomes President.
There are several names such as the Pope, cardinal, bishop and pastor.
An acolyte .
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Rather than a prescribed set of spiritual mandates, or canons, Hinduism, often referred to as the oldest religion in the world, is an aggregate of philosophical and in…tellectual perspectives. Hinduism does have a hierarchical society, categorised into four 'varnas' or classes: Brahmins: Vedic teachers and priests Kshatriyas: warriors, nobles, and kings Vaishyas: farmers, merchants, and businessmen Shudras: servants and labourers
Yes and no. The Prime Minister of Canada is the leader of the political party that is able to form a government because it has sufficient support in Parliament, …either because it has a majority of seats or because it can gain the support of other parties. Canadians do not elect the Prime Minister directly; the party leader is elected by party members. Canadians elect individual members of parliament; however, they are fully aware that members of parliament have limited powers and that when they cast their votes it is for the leader that they are voting.
The answer to this depends on which tradition of Buddhism is being discussed. For example, the leader of Tibetan Buddhism (and perhaps the most respected Buddhis…t in the world) is the Dalai Lama. In other Buddhist groups, the titles and positions vary widely, just as they do in Christian groups.