What’s your religion?

What’s your religion? is a card game aiming to familiarise players with different religions as cultural systems of designated behaviours and practices. Through playing with the cards players learn about different world views, the most important religious texts, sanctified places, ethics, or organisations.

There are an estimated 10,000 distinct religions worldwide, but about 84% of the world’s population is affiliated with one of the five largest religions, namely Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism or forms of folk religion. The pre-designed cards can either include these five religions or any other particular ones.

The cards

The game is designed for 2-7 players. The deck consists of 8 x 8 cards. Each series (8 cards) is connected to a religion, showing information about
(1) religious customs,
(2) the holy scripture,
(3) food,
(4) holidays,
(5) appearance of the followers,
(6) prejudice,
(7) equality and
(8) did you know…


During the game players use one more deck than players (e.g. in case of four players five decks are used). The players of the card game form a circle around a table or other space that can hold cards. After the dealer distributes all the cards, players have to collect complete decks – by asking a question from the other player to find out what religion could it be that a card refers to.

Examples for set of 8 cards