This sub-element can be found in BIOGRAPHY > CULTURALFORMATION. It is specifically grouped with the larger RELIGION sub-element. Used to capture the names of religious beliefs and denominations associated with a person's life, we are defining DENOMINATION very broadly to include a wide range of categories from Christian to atheist to Buddhist to Seekers to Clapham Sect. While we recognize that many of the denominations listed below are conceptually different (for example, Buddhism is on a different hierarchical, conceptual level from Calvinist), for the purposes of this Project we are overlooking these distinctions.
This element goes around the name of the denomination. The tag has optional attributes of CURRENTALTERNATIVETERM, SELF-DEFINED, and REG, which expresses the denomination in a standard form.