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Romuva (religion) (1,913 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article

Romuva is a contemporary continuation of the traditional ethnic religion of the Baltic peoples, reviving the ancient religious practices of the Lithuanians
Ancient Greek religion (3,526 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Greek religion encompasses the collection of beliefs, rituals, and mythology originating in ancient Greece in the form of both popular public religion and
Theocracy (5,014 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
adherents, yet no form of civil marriage (free of religion, for atheists, for example) exists nor marriage by non-recognized minority religions. The word theocracy
Atheism (15,544 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
French state religion. Some atheists surrounding Jacques Hébert instead sought to establish a Cult of Reason, a form of atheistic pseudo-religion with a goddess
Ifá (966 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ifá is a religion and system of divination and refers to the verses of the literary corpus known as the Odu Ifá. Orunmila is identified as the Grand Priest
Losing My Religion (2,606 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
about the R.E.M. song. For other uses, see Losing My Religion (disambiguation). "Losing My Religion" is a song by the American alternative rock band R.E
Irreligion (1,966 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Irreligion (adjective form: non-religious or irreligious) is the absence, indifference, rejection of, or hostility towards religion. When characterized
Wicca (11,730 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This article is about the duotheistic religion. For other uses, see Wicca (disambiguation). Wicca (English pronunciation: /ˈwɪkə/), also termed Pagan
Invisible Pink Unicorn (1,441 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Pink Unicorn (IPU) is the goddess of a parody religion used to satirize theistic beliefs, taking the form of a unicorn that is paradoxically both invisible
Anubis (2,780 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
god associated with mummification and the afterlife in ancient Egyptian religion, usually depicted as a canine or a man with a canine head. Archeologists
Religion in Kiribati (663 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
by `Abdu'l-Bahá, then head of the religion, that Bahá'ís should take the religion to the Gilbert Islands which form part of modern Kiribati. The first
Religion (12,304 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
philosophical set of beliefs about the meaning of existence. For other uses, see Religion (disambiguation). See also: Philosophy and Culture Not to be confused with
Punjabi folk religion (1,850 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
independently of organised religion or derives beliefs from institutionalised religions which then form part of Punjabi folk religion. In Punjabi folk cosmology
Bahá'í Faith (10,385 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(disambiguation). The Bahá'í Faith (Persian: Bahā'i ; بهائی‎‎) is a monotheistic religion which emphasizes the spiritual unity of all humankind. Three core principles
Minister (Christianity) (4,360 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
community support services, psychologists or doctors research and study religion, Scripture and theology supervise prayer and discussion groups, retreats
Secular ethics (2,567 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
from supernatural revelation or guidance—the source of ethics in many religions. Secular ethics refers to any ethical system that does not draw on the
Religion in Lebanon (919 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Lebanon has several different main religions. The country has the most religiously diverse society of all states within the Middle East, comprising 18
Yoruba religion (2,437 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Yoruba religion, comprising the traditional religious concepts and practices of the Yoruba people, is found primarily in southwestern Nigeria and the
Religion in Montenegro (660 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
While Orthodox Christianity is the dominant form of religion in Montenegro, there are also sizable numbers of adherents of both Islam and Catholic Christianity
Religion in pre-Islamic Arabia (7,747 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion in pre-Islamic Arabia was a mix of polytheism, Christianity, Judaism, and Iranian religions. Arab polytheism, the dominant form of religion in
Zoroastrianism (11,418 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
world's oldest religions, "combining a cosmogonic dualism and eschatological monotheism in a manner unique [...] among the major religions of the world
Secularity (898 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Secularity (adjective form secular, from Latin saecularis meaning "worldly" or "temporal") is the state of being separate from religion, or of not being exclusively
Zoomorphism (569 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
in animal form, such as exist in ancient Egyptian religion Therianthropy: the ability to shapeshift into animal form Attributing animal form or other animal
Ritual (6,510 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(1974). "Symbols, Song, Dance and Features of Articulation: Is Religion an Extreme Form of Traditional Authority?". Archives Européennes de Sociologie
Scientology (22,988 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
both the typical forms of ceremonial and celebratory worship and its own unique form of spiritual life." Flinn further states that religion requires "beliefs
Rastafari (10,981 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Rastafari is a religion which developed in Jamaica in the 1930s, following the coronation of Haile Selassie I as Emperor of Ethiopia in 1930. Its adherents
Sequence (musical form) (1,108 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
however, reversed the order and places the sequence before the Alleluia. The form of this chant inspired a genre of Latin poetry written in a non-classical
State atheism (6,106 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
repressive states. Main article: Marxism and religion A communist state, in popular usage, is a state with a form of government characterized by one-party
Judaism (19,243 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
is the tenth-largest religion in the world. Judaism includes a wide corpus of texts, practices, theological positions, and forms of organization. Within
Yao folk religion (735 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Yao folk religion is the ethnic religion of the Yao people, a non-Sinitic ethnic group who reside in the Guangxi, Hunan and surrounding provinces of China
Ekasarana Dharma (2,823 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
replaces them by a simplified form that requires just uttering the name (naam) of God. The simple and accessible religion attracted already Hinduized as
Divination (2,254 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
comes from whatever object the diviner happens to see or hear. Some religions use a form of bibliomancy: they ask a question, riffle the pages of their holy
Polytheism (4,527 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Polytheism was the typical form of religion during the Bronze Age and Iron Age up to the Axial Age and the development of Abrahamic religions, the latter of which
Eight per thousand (1,406 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
organised religion recognised by Italy or, alternatively, to a social assistance scheme run by the Italian State. This declaration is made on the IRE form. People
Celtic mythology (2,410 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Celtic mythology is the mythology of Celtic polytheism, the religion of the Iron Age Celts. Like other Iron Age Europeans, the early Celts maintained a
Yahweh (3,733 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Van der Toorn, Karel (1996). Family Religion in Babylonia, Ugarit and Israel: Continuity and Changes in the Forms of Religious Life. BRILL.  Wright, J
Islam (18,751 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(/ˈɪslɑːm/; Arabic: الإسلام‎‎, al-ʾIslām IPA: [alʔisˈlaːm] ( listen);) is a religion articulated by the Quran, a text considered by its adherents to be the
Republic (7,806 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This article is about the form of government. For the political ideology, see Republicanism. For other uses, see Republic (disambiguation). A republic
Ra (2,498 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
25th and 24th centuries BC, he had become a major god in ancient Egyptian religion, identified primarily with the noon sun. In later Egyptian dynastic times
Newar Buddhism (713 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Newar Buddhism is the form of Vajrayana Buddhism practiced by the Newar people of the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. It has developed unique socio-religious
Venus (mythology) (6,432 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
adjectival form *venes-no-: William W. Skeat ibid. s.v. "venom" Staples, Ariadne, From Good Goddess to vestal virgins: sex and category in Roman religion, Routledge
Sri Lanka Kaffirs (845 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
adhered to traditional faiths.[citation needed] However, they now practice religions from Catholicism to Buddhism.[citation needed] Sri Lanka Kaffir culture
Vietnamese folk religion (2,912 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
indigenous religion is sometimes identified as Confucianism since it carries values that were emphasized by Confucius. Đạo Mẫu is a distinct form of Vietnamese
Hinduism (27,811 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hinduism is a religion, or a way of life, found most notably in India and Nepal. Hinduism has been called the oldest religion in the world, and some practitioners
Caesaropapism (1,154 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"the complete subordination of priests to secular power." In its extreme form, caesaropapism is a political theory in which the head of state, notably
Kirant Mundhum (916 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Kirati Mundhum), also called Kiratism or Kirantism or simply Mundum, is the religion of the Kirat: Limbu, Rai, Sunuwar and Yakkha peoples of Nepal, India, Myanmar
Goddess (4,087 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
female deity in polytheistic religions. Goddesses most often have feminine characteristics that are apotheosize in their pure form. However, in some cases
Taoism (8,949 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
According to a survey of religion in China in the year 2010, the number of people practicing some form of Chinese folk religion is near to 950 million (70%
Greco-Roman mysteries (1,321 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
general public. Mystery religions form one of three types of Hellenistic religion, the others being the imperial cult or ethnic religion particular to a nation
Islam in Montenegro (372 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Muslims in Montenegro form the largest minority religion in the country. According to the 2011 census, Montenegro's 118,477 Muslims make up 20% of the
Ancient Egyptian religion (9,798 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
See also: Egyptian mythology Ancient Egyptian religion was a complex system of polytheistic beliefs and rituals which were an integral part of ancient
Comparative religion (1,767 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Iranian religions), Indian religions, East Asian religions, African religions, American religions, Oceanic religions, and classical Hellenistic religions.
Kalamandalam Krishnan Nair (595 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the rate for each of his performances. It was a watershed move in an art form that had huge feudal hangovers and its entailing element of servility that
Zapotec civilization (2,640 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Zapotec left archaeological evidence at the ancient city of Monte Albán in the form of buildings, ball courts, magnificent tombs and grave goods including finely
New Age (15,533 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the movement as a "religion". The New Age movement is a form of Western esotericism. Hanegraaff considered the New Age to be a form of "popular culture
Religion in Korea (258 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
a form of Korean indigenous religion and is allowing a small revival for Buddhism to occur Freedom of religion in North Korea Freedom of religion in
Dravidian folk religion (2,802 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The early Dravidian religion constituted a non-Vedic form of Hinduism in that they were either historically or are at present Āgamic. The Agamas are non-vedic
Religious organization (757 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
conducted. For this reason, there generally exist religion-supporting organizations, which are some form of organization that manage: the upkeep of places
Religious censorship (3,120 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
a form of censorship where freedom of expression is controlled or limited using religious authority or on the basis of the teachings of the religion. This
Isis (4,333 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
polytheistic pantheon of Egypt. She was first worshiped in ancient Egyptian religion, and later her worship spread throughout the Roman Empire and the greater
Religion in Gabon (565 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Major religions practiced in Gabon include Christianity (Roman Catholicism and Protestantism), Islam, and traditional indigenous religious beliefs. Many
Ghost Dance (2,989 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
food, love, and faith. Quickly accepted by his Paiute brethren, the new religion was termed "Dance In A Circle". Because the first European contact with
Jedi census phenomenon (2,614 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
that determines a religion per definition of the ABS, but there would need to be a belief system or philosophy as well as some form of institutional or
Rigvedic deities (535 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Earth), Dyaus continuing Dyeus, the chief god of the Proto-Indo-European religion, and Ushas (the dawn), the most prominent goddess of the Rigveda, and Apas
San religion (2,319 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The San religion is the religion of the San people. Cagn (also known Kaang or /Kaggen) is the supreme god of the San. He is the first being and the creator
Invocation (1,415 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
pre-established form or with the invoker's own words or actions. An example of a pre-established text for an invocation is the Lord's Prayer. All religions in general
Religion in Cuba (2,597 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Cuba's prevailing religion is Christianity, primarily Roman Catholicism, although in some instances it is profoundly modified and influenced through syncretism
Stregheria (1,881 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
pronunciation: [streɡeˈriːa]) is a form of Italian American witchcraft. Stregheria is sometimes referred to as La Vecchia Religione ("the Old Religion"). The word stregheria
Religion in Bangladesh (2,016 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Sikhs, animists and atheists form the minuscule remainders.[self-published source] A survey in late 2003 confirmed that religion is the first choice by a
Dualism (4,326 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
for the lesser-known Christian gnostic religions, such as Bogomils, Catharism, and so on. More complex forms of monist dualism also exist, for instance
Vattisen Yaly (953 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
could be categorised as a peculiar form of Tengrism, a related revivalist movement of Central Asian traditional religion, however it differs significantly
Iranian religions (514 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
For religion in the country of Iran, see Religion in Iran. Iranian religions are religions which originated in Greater Iran. Proto-Indo-Iranian religion
Evolutionism (1,238 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
in an effort to make it appear that evolutionary biology is a form of secular religion. Evolution originally was used to refer to an orderly sequence
Sikhism (13,247 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
living life as a householder. Sikhism is a monistic form of monotheistic (panentheistic) religion. In Sikhism, the concept of "God" is Vāhigurū—is shapeless
Religion in Japan (5,824 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion in Japan is dominated by Shinto (the ethnic religion of the Japanese people) and by Buddhist schools and organisations. According to surveys
Islam in Mauritius (1,056 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
from India. Mauritius got independence during 1968 and there was no state religion in Mauritius defined in the constitution. The religious organizations present
Antireligion (1,823 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
opposition to religion. The term may be used to describe opposition to organized religion, or to describe a broader opposition to any form of belief in
Proto-Indo-European religion (4,385 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The religion of the Proto-Indo-Europeans is not directly attested, but reconstruction has been attempted based on the existence of similarities among the
Province of Armagh (Church of Ireland) (152 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Northern Province, is one of the two ecclesiastical provinces that together form the Anglican Church of Ireland; the other is the Province of Dublin. The
Buddhism in Russia (435 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
early 17th century. Buddhism is considered as one of Russia's traditional religions, legally a part of Russian historical heritage. Besides the historical
Stranorlar (664 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Stranorlar and Ballybofey (located on the other side of the River Finn) form the Twin Towns. The town is located at the junction of the N15 and N13
Proselytism (3,124 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
/ˈprɒsəlᵻˌtɪzəm/ is the act of attempting to convert people to another religion or opinion. The word proselytize is derived from the Greek language prefix
Timeline of Hindu texts (887 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
opinion in Southern Asian religious discourse suggests that, unlike other religions which claim the authority of their scriptures as being delivered by a
Soapbox (835 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
assembled at Speakers' Corner since 1872 to discuss religion, politics, and other topics. A modern form of the soapbox is a blog: a website on which a user
Incarnation (1,941 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In expressing God's intent, these Manifestations are seen to establish religion in the world. The Manifestations of God are also not seen as an incarnation
Confucianism (9,762 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ruism, is described as tradition, a philosophy, a religion, a humanistic or rationalistic religion, a way of governing, or simply a way of life. Confucianism
Religion in Denmark (1,698 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Of all the religions in Denmark, the most prominent is Christianity in the form of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Denmark (Dansk Folkekirke), the state
Cult of the Supreme Being (1,198 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
was a form of deism established in France by Maximilien Robespierre during the French Revolution. It was intended to become the state religion of the
LaVeyan Satanism (9,925 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
taken in the realm of law and order, and may also support some forms of eugenics. The religion propagates a naturalistic worldview, seeing mankind as animals
Mesoamerican religion (1,334 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
discouraged putting anything down in writing that might preserve pre-conquest religion. If tolerated at all, the recording these observations was a very subjective
Creation myth (3,595 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the past historians of religion and other students of myth thought of them as forms of primitive or early-stage science or religion and analyzed them in
Chinese Manichaeism (304 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Chinese Manichaeism is the form of Manichaeism (摩尼教 Móníjiào or 明教 Míngjiào, "bright religion") transmitted and practiced in China. Manichaeism was introduced
Salvation (3,890 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
ills in general, most religions teach some form of it. It assumes an important position, however, only when the ills in question form part of a great system
Theories about religions (6,648 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
anthropological theories about religion (or theories of religion) generally attempt to explain the origin and function of religion. These theories define what
Meilichios (283 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ellen Harrison demonstrated in detail in Prolegomena to the Study of Greek Religion (1903). In the course of examining the archaic aspects of the Diasia festival
John Hawthorne (412 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
written on philosophy of language and philosophical logic, philosophy of religion, philosophy of mind, and on Leibniz. Hawthorne earned his Ph.D. from
Korean shamanism (4,033 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Young Lee describes Muism as a form of Sinism - the shamanic tradition within the religion. Other names for the religion are Shindo (Hangul: 신도; Hanja: 神道
Animism (4,930 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
still practiced in a variety of forms in many traditional societies. Animism is used in the anthropology of religion as a term for the belief system of
Kamidana (514 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
shintai, an object meant to house a chosen kami, thus giving it a physical form to allow worship. Kamidana shintai are most commonly small circular mirrors
Scientism (3,973 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Encyclopedia of science and religion, he writes that, while the doctrines that are described as scientism have many possible forms and varying degrees of ambition
Philosophy of religion (2,911 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Philosophy of religion according to the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy is, "the philosophical examination of the central themes and concepts involved
Religious socialism (65 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religious socialism is any form of socialism based on religious values. Members of several major religions have found that their beliefs about human society
Chinese folk religion (21,065 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
to form the popular religious system which has lasted in many ways until the present day. Chinese religions have a variety of sources, local forms, founder
East Asian religions (3,192 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
comparative religion, the East Asian religions (also known as Far Eastern religions or Taoic religions) form a subset of the Eastern religions. This group
Republicanism (6,702 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Collatinus. This form of government collapsed in the latter part of the 1st century BCE, giving way to what was a monarchy in form, if not in name. Republics
Eschatological verification (299 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
ed. London, UK: Macmillan, 1988. 177–178. Hick, John H. Philosophy or Religion. 4th ed. London, UK: Prentice Hall, 1990. 82–89, also see 135–136. "The
Anglican Diocese of Peterborough (615 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ontario, see Anglican Diocese of Ontario. The Diocese of Peterborough forms part of the Province of Canterbury in England. Its seat is the Cathedral
Secular liberalism (783 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of culture and politics from religion. A subcategory of liberalism and secularism, it supports the separation of religion and state particularly from the
Religious fanaticism (1,473 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
enthusiasm related to one's own, or one's group's, devotion to a religion – a form of human fanaticism which could otherwise be expressed in one's other
Religion and video games (3,494 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
As video games are a form of entertainment, the use of religion can be controversial. Opinions on video games differ from religion and denomination; there
Connexionalism (418 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Methodism became a separate church, this structure of connexions came to form a new system of polity, separate from episcopal polity. Connexional polity
Places of Worship Registration Act 1855 (1,461 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
March 2011). "Places of Worship in England and Wales, 1999–2009". British Religion in Numbers. University of Manchester. Archived from the original on 20
Freemasonry (8,993 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In a few cases, the candidate may be required to be of a specific religion. The form of Freemasonry most common in Scandinavia (known as the Swedish Rite)
Norse mythology (3,566 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
For the practices and social institutions of the Norse pagans, see Norse religion. Norse mythology is the body of mythology of the North Germanic people
Ornithomancy (679 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Greeks and Romans alike, and ornithomancy became a branch of Roman national religion, which had its own priesthood and practice. The word "inauguration" is
Self-concept (3,177 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
and interacts with self-esteem, self-knowledge, and the social self to form the self as whole. It includes the past, present, and future selves, where
Protestantism (20,212 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
that 654 Laureates belong to 28 different religion Most 65.4% have identified Christianity in its various forms as their religious preference. While separating
Religion in ancient Rome (18,188 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion in ancient Rome encompasses the ancestral ethnic religion of the city of Rome that the Romans used to define themselves as a people, as well as
Acclamation (459 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
confused with Acclimation. An acclamation, in its most common sense, is a form of election that does not use a ballot. "Acclamation" or "acclamatio" can
Skepticism (2,236 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
It is often directed at domains, such as morality (moral skepticism), religion (skepticism about the existence of God), or the nature of knowledge (skepticism
Uppland (557 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
commonly encountered in especially older English literature. Its Latinised form, which is occasionally used, is Uplandia. The traditional provinces of
Priest (5,928 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
different Christian traditions. In modern Pagan religions, such as Wicca, there is no one specific form of dress designated for the clergy. If there is
Religious democracy (330 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
democracy is a form of government where the values of a particular religion affect laws and rules. The term applies to all countries in which religion is incorporated
Iðunn (2,893 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
potential links to fertility, and her potential origin in Proto-Indo-European religion. Long the subject of artworks, Iðunn is sometimes referenced in modern
Armenian neopaganism (1,915 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
literally "national religion") of the nationalist politician and political theorist Garegin Nzhdeh. It took an institutional form in 1991, just after
Revelation (5,334 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Revelation (disambiguation). In religion and theology, revelation is the revealing or disclosing of some form of truth or knowledge through communication
Canonical (523 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Canonical one-form, a special 1-form defined on the cotangent bundle T*M of a manifold M Canonical symplectic form, the exterior derivative of this form Canonical
Armenian mythology (1,984 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Encyclopædia of Religion and Ethics, ed. James Hastings, vol. 1, 1908 Russell, James R. (15 December 1986). "ARMENIA AND IRAN iii. Armenian Religion". Encyclopædia
Magic and religion (3,045 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Magical thinking in various forms is a cultural universal and an important aspect of religion. Magic is prevalent in all societies, regardless of whether
Religion in China (33,278 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"Religion of China" redirects here. For the book, see The Religion of China: Confucianism and Taoism. China has long been
Ancient Canaanite religion (2,771 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Canaanite religion refers to the group of Ancient Semitic religions practiced by the Canaanites living in the ancient Levant from at least the early Bronze
Demography of Cornwall (440 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
following results were given for religion. Christian: 59.8% No religion: 30.31% Religion not stated: 8.52% Other religion: 0.69% Buddhist: 0.32% Muslim:
Kulam (394 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Kulam is a form of folk magic practiced in the Philippines. It puts emphasis on the innate power of the self and a secret knowledge of Magica Baja or low
Religion in Peru (922 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion in Peru is characterised by a diversity of religious beliefs and practices. The Peruvian government is closely allied with the Catholic Church
Psychology of religion (12,145 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Psychology of religion consists of the application of psychological methods and interpretive frameworks to religious traditions, as well as to both religious
Theodicy (5,494 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the book, see Théodicée. Theodicy (/θiːˈɒdɪsi/), in its most common form, attempts to answer the question why a good God permits the manifestation
Diana (mythology) (5,230 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
an independent origin in Italy. Diana was worshipped in ancient Roman religion and is revered in Roman Neopaganism and Stregheria. Diana was known to
Witchcraft (16,894 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
present or central at various times, and in many diverse forms, among cultures and religions worldwide, including both "primitive" and "highly advanced"
Religion in Uruguay (348 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
no religion (23.2% as "believing in God but without religion", 17.2% as atheist or agnostic), 0.6% as followers of Umbanda or other African religions, 0
Organized religion (455 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Organized religion (or organised religion—see spelling differences), also known as institutional religion, is religion as a social institution, in which
Confession (religion) (4,379 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
(disambiguation) and Confession (disambiguation). Confession, in many religions, is the acknowledgment of one's sins (sinfulness) or wrongs. Buddhism
Magic (paranormal) (12,699 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Neopagan religions and contemporary forms of paganism. Wicca is one of the more publicly known traditions within Neopaganism, a magical religion inspired
Glossary of ancient Roman religion (34,476 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
vocabulary of ancient Roman religion was highly specialized. Its study affords important information about the religion, traditions and beliefs of the
Æsir (3,120 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
ásynjur) is the term denoting a member of the principal pantheon in Norse religion. This pantheon includes Odin, Frigg, Thor, Baldr and Týr. The second pantheon
Encyclical (892 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
primates, archbishops and bishops who are in communion with the Holy See. The form of the address can vary widely, and may concern bishops in a particular area
List of Mycenaean deities (4,106 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Linear B, a syllabary, along with, at places, reconstructions and equivalent forms thereof in later Greek and in the Greek alphabet. Anemoi - attested through
Kapu (1,087 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
regulations. The kapu system was universal in lifestyle, gender roles, politics, religion, etc. An offense that was kapu was often a corporal offense, but also often
Prayer (10,530 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
that the earliest intelligent modern humans practiced a form of prayer. Today, most major religions involve prayer in one way or another; some ritualize
Prayer (10,530 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
that the earliest intelligent modern humans practiced a form of prayer. Today, most major religions involve prayer in one way or another; some ritualize
Zoophilia (9,794 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
reference to a person) is synonymous with zoophile, while the adjectival form of the word – as, for instance, in the phrase "zoosexual act" – may indicate
Double standard (312 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
subjective bias or favoritism based on social class, rank, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, or other distinctions. A double standard violates
Freedom of religion in India (2,758 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
terms of religion, it being the birthplace of four major world religions: Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism and Sikhism. Even though Hindus form close to 80
Libation (3,347 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
was a central and vital aspect of ancient Greek religion, and one of the simplest and most common forms of religious practice. It is one of the basic religious
Black Easter (1,141 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
conclusion, characterizing Blish as an author "genuinely concerned with religion, not with trick endings." It is likely that Blish got the name for his
Balinese Hinduism (1,705 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
century CE. It was gradually replaced by Buddhism, which was the main religion of Sumatra and Java, until it in turn was displaced by the coming of Islam
Chinese culture (3,348 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
music, literature, martial arts, cuisine, visual arts, philosophy and religion. There are 56 officially recognized ethnic groups in China. In terms
Michael (629 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
it is sometimes shortened to Mike, Mikey, Mickey, Micha, or Mick. Female forms of Michael include Michelle, Michele, Michaela, Mechelle, Micheline, and
The Five Ks (1,299 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Five Ks are not just symbols, but articles of faith that collectively form the external identity and the Khalsa devotee's commitment to the Sikh rehni
Major religious groups (2,805 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"World religions" redirects here. For other uses, see World religions (disambiguation). For a breakdown by religion List of religions and spiritual traditions
Naugaja Peer (595 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
are many shrines of Naugaja Peer in the Punjab region which form part of Punjabi folk religion. The shrine is regularly visited by passers by and from people
Divinity (2,485 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
daily protection and blessings. In monotheistic religions, divine intervention may take very direct forms: miracles, visions, or intercessions by blessed
Jainism (11,402 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
/ˈdʒaɪnɪzəm/), traditionally known as Jain Dharma, is an ancient Indian religion belonging to the śramaṇa tradition. The central tenet is non-violence and
Christianity (21,064 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Christianity is a monotheistic religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus Christ. It is the world's largest religion, with over 2.4 billion followers
Interpretatio Christiana (1,514 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
domestic religion of ancient Rome, imperial cult, Hellenistic religion, the ancient Egyptian religion, Celtic and Germanic polytheism, initiation religions such
Oracle (2,841 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
infallible and in fact, according to Sourvinou-Inwood in What is Polis Religion?, the ancient Greeks were aware of this and concluded the unknowability
Radical 113 (326 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
suggests relation to anything connected with animism in traditional Chinese religion, such as 祭 "to sacrifice, to practice ancestor veneration", ultimately
Second Great Awakening (4,642 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
These often provided the first encounter for some settlers with organized religion, and they were important as social venues. The camp meeting was a religious
Religion in Jordan (744 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Sunni Islam is the dominant religion in Jordan. Muslims make up about 92% of the country's population; in turn, 93% of those self-identify as Sunnis—the
Wilmslow (2,220 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
people) Sikh – 0.2% (39 people) Any Other Religion – 0.2% (58 people) No Religion – 13.3% (3390 people) Religion Not Stated – 6.1% (1555 people) There are
Freedom of thought (1,282 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of—and thus is closely linked to—other liberties, including freedom of religion, freedom of speech, and freedom of expression. Though freedom of thought
Religion in the United States (10,107 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
organized religion in the United States. For information about the historical role of religion, see History of religion in the United States. Religion in the
Religious pluralism (7,641 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
valid. This may be considered a form of either toleration (a concept that arose as a result of the European wars of religion) or moral relativism. The understanding
Monotheism (9,012 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
elements of pre-monotheistic thought are found in early religions such as Atenism, Ancient Chinese religion, and Yahwism. The word monotheism comes from the
Religion in Ivory Coast (2,381 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
animism i.e., traditional African religion and other religions. Islam and Christianity are practiced in a variety of forms throughout the country, as different
Religious liberalism (877 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
a form of approach to religion which is critical, rationalistic or humanistic.[not in citation given] It is an attitude towards one's own religion (as
Sumerian religion (1,666 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Sumerian religion influenced Mesopotamian mythology as a whole, surviving in the mythologies and religions of the Hurrians, Akkadians, Babylonians
Krishna (11,998 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Gopala, that along with the cult of Bala Krishna form the basis of current tradition of monotheistic religion of Krishna. Some early scholars would equate
Max Weber (14,462 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
cultural influences embedded in religion as a means for understanding the genesis of capitalism. The Protestant Ethic formed the earliest part in Weber's
Punjabi fasts (491 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The following fasts are observed in the Punjab which form part of Punjabi folk religion. Karu-ay da varat (Gurmukhi: ਕਰੂੲੇ ਦਾ ਵਰਤ)is the Punjabi name
Sam Harris (5,456 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
subsequently published a long-form essay Lying in 2011, the short book Free Will in 2012, Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion in 2014 and, with British
Civil and political rights (2,283 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
affiliation, ethnicity, religion, or disability; and individual rights such as privacy and the freedoms of thought, speech, religion, press, assembly, and
Art of the Middle Paleolithic (662 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the cultures of Homo sapiens at around 40,000 years ago. Together with religion and other cultural universals of contemporary human societies, the emergence
Sacrilege (1,043 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
meaning, including verbal offences against religion and undignified treatment of sacred objects. Most ancient religions have a concept analogous to sacrilege
Religion in Saudi Arabia (2,439 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
state religion of Saudi Arabia and its law requires that all citizens should be Muslims. The government does not legally protect the freedom of religion. Any
Mithraism (20,429 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
a mystery religion centred around the god Mithras that was practised in the Roman Empire from about the 1st to the 4th century. The religion was inspired
Native American religion (3,418 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Native American religions are the spiritual practices of the indigenous peoples of the Americas. Traditional Native American ceremonial ways can vary
Yidam (1,362 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
During personal meditation (sādhana) practice, the yogi identifies their own form, attributes and mind with those of a yidam for the purpose of transformation
Formation (344 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of a new word Cave formation or speleothem, a secondary mineral deposit formed in a cave Class formation, a topological group acting on a module satisfying
Prophets and messengers in Islam (3,889 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the "religion of Abraham" (Ibrahim) and refers to Jacob (Yaqub) and the Twelve Tribes of Israel as being Muslim. The Quran says: The same religion has
Rhea (mythology) (1,675 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
by lions, riding a lion, or on a chariot drawn by two lions. In Roman religion, her counterpart Cybele was Magna Mater deorum Idaea, who was brought to
Secularism in India (3,961 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
that they are culturally different from Indians of other religions. Supporters of this form of secularism claim that any attempt to introduce a uniform
Islam in Cameroon (302 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
2012. Retrieved August 14, 2012.  "The World's Muslims: Unity and Diversity". The Pew Forum: On Religion and Public Life. Retrieved March 10, 2015. 
Secularization (3,366 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
societies progress, particularly through modernization and rationalization, religion loses its authority in all aspects of social life and governance. The term
Confession (757 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
morally wrong within the confines of the confessor's religion. In some religions, confession takes the form of an oral communication to another person. Socially
Criticism of religion (13,434 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
§ Religious criticism. Criticism of religion is criticism of the concepts, doctrines, validity, and/or practices of religion, including associated political
Druwi (376 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
from Romuva, and that Romuva could be considered as a specific form of Druwi. The religion is primarily represented institutionally by the "Kurono Academy
Classifications of religious movements (2,986 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
religion, the most widely used classification is the church-sect typology. The typology states that churches, ecclesia, denominations and sects form a
Kitáb-i-Aqdas (3,130 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
central book of the Bahá'í Faith written by Bahá'u'lláh, the founder of the religion, 1853–1873. The work was written in Arabic under the Arabic title al-Kitābu
Sanamahism (771 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ningthoulai (King God) and Umanglai (Forest Dwelling God). Religion of antiquity – in its pure native form, it is as all as the history of Meetei/Meitei people
Religious communism (766 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
defined "religious communism" as a form of communism that "springs directly from principles native to a religion", and Hans J. Hillerbrand described
Classifications of religious movements (2,986 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
religion, the most widely used classification is the church-sect typology. The typology states that churches, ecclesia, denominations and sects form a
Progressive (377 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Progressive Judaism, a major denomination within Judaism. Progressive religion, a religious tradition which embraces theological diversity Progressive
Anarchism and religion (2,643 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
have traditionally been skeptical of or vehemently opposed to organized religion. Nevertheless, some anarchists have provided religious interpretations
Temple (2,990 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
and Jainism among religions with many modern followers, as well as other ancient religions such as Ancient Egyptian religion. The form and function of temples
Islam in Cameroon (302 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
2012. Retrieved August 14, 2012.  "The World's Muslims: Unity and Diversity". The Pew Forum: On Religion and Public Life. Retrieved March 10, 2015. 
Reductionism (4,804 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"Evolution-of-religion.com". evolution-of-religion.com.  Strenski, Ivan. "Classic Twentieth-Century Theorist of the Study of Religion: Defending the
Analytic philosophy (6,546 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Philosophy of religion In Analytic Philosophy of Religion, Harris noted that analytic philosophy has been a very heterogeneous 'movement'.... some forms of analytic
Zeus (5,833 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Greek: Δίας, Días [ˈði.as]) was the sky and thunder god in ancient Greek religion, who ruled as king of the gods of Mount Olympus. His name is cognate with
Kitáb-i-Aqdas (3,130 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
central book of the Bahá'í Faith written by Bahá'u'lláh, the founder of the religion, 1853–1873. The work was written in Arabic under the Arabic title al-Kitābu
Religion in Cameroon (592 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Christianity, Islam and Traditionalist are the three main religions in Cameroon. Christian churches and Muslim centers of various denominations operate
Shinto (9,344 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Shinto (神道, Shintō?), also called kami-no-michi, is a Japanese religion. It focuses on ritual practices to be carried out diligently, to establish
Palo (religion) (1,038 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Palo, also known as Las Reglas de Congo, is a religion with various denominations which developed in Cuba among Central African slaves and their descendants
Votum (880 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In ancient Roman religion, a votum, plural vota, is a vow or promise made to a deity. The word comes from the past participle of the Latin verb voveo,
Islam in Suriname (254 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Americas which are member states of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation. Religion in Suriname World Factbook 2016 The Afghan muslims of Guyana and Suriname
Herma (1,019 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Dictionary of Greek and Roman antiquities (1890), Perseus Project Herm (Greek religion)– Britannica Online Encyclopedia Influence of the Phallic Idea: Hermae
Hittite mythology (1,564 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
have been identifiable in their animal form. Though drawing on ancient Mesopotamian religion, the religion of the Hittites and Luwians retains noticeable
Haruspex (1,123 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(beetle). In the religion of Ancient Rome, a haruspex (plural haruspices; also called aruspex) was a person trained to practice a form of divination called
Modern Paganism (11,784 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
particularly in North America, have considered modern Paganism to be a form of nature religion. Some practitioners eschew the term "Pagan" altogether, choosing
Religion in Scotland (6,115 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion in Scotland includes all forms of religious organisation and practice. Christianity is the largest faith in Scotland. In the 2011 census, 53
Religion in Atlanta (1,697 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion in Atlanta, while historically centered on Protestant Christianity, now involves many faiths as a result of the city and metro area's increasingly
Negative and positive atheism (1,054 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Positive atheism, also called strong atheism and hard atheism, is the form of atheism that asserts that no deities exist; negative atheism, also called
Bel (mythology) (444 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
applied to various gods in the Mesopotamian religion of Akkad, Assyria and Babylonia. The feminine form is Belit 'Lady, Mistress'. Bel is represented
Demographics of Sri Lanka (2,409 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Netherlands and the UK. Main article: Religion in Sri Lanka According to the 2012 census Buddhists make up 70.1% of the
Kabale District (488 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In 1991, 2002 & 2012". Citypopulation.de. Retrieved 19 April 2014.  "Religion by District for the Population" (PDF). Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS)
Commodity fetishism (6,587 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
regarding fetishism as the crudest form of religion. Marx dismissed that argument, and Hermes's definition of religion as that which elevates man "above
Akshardham (religion) (167 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
in actuality is a reference to a metaphysical form known as Gunatit (Like Brahman), this state or form is of euphoria whereby the followers of the Swaminarayan
Edict of Milan (1,566 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Christianity a legal status, but did not make Christianity the official religion of the Roman empire. This did not happen until Theodosius I made it so
Cell (372 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
in a cell group, a form of Christian church organization Cell, a unit of a clandestine cell system, a penetration-resistant form of a secret or outlawed
Celtic polytheism (5,748 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
evidence for Celtic religion than for any other example of Celtic life. The only problem is to assemble it in a systematic form which does not too greatly
Covenant (biblical) (3,370 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
is a religious covenant that is described in the Bible. All Abrahamic religions consider biblical covenants important. Of the covenants found in the Pentateuch
Ardhanarishvara (4,517 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
androgynous form of the god Vishnu, see Vaikuntha Kamalaja. Ardhanarishvara (Sanskrit: अर्धनारीश्वर, Ardhanārīśvara) is a composite androgynous form of the
Polydeism (603 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
'poloi' ), meaning 'many', and Latin deus meaning God) is a polytheistic form of Deism encompassing the belief that the universe was the collective creation
Special Marriage Act, 1954 (891 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
provide a special form of marriage for the people of India and all Indian nationals in foreign countries, irrespective of the religion or faith followed
Religion in Fiji (4,957 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Aboriginal Fijian religion could be classified in modern terms as forms of animism or shamanism, traditions utilizing various systems of divination which
State religion (8,681 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A state religion (also called an established religion, state church, established church, or official religion) is a religious body or creed officially
Schism (2,726 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
policies, etc. that are thought to lead towards or promote schism. In religion, the charge of schism is distinguished from that of heresy, since the offence
Mixtec (1,564 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
currently inhabit the Pacific slope of Oaxaca and Guerrero. The Mixtec languages form a major branch of the Otomanguean language family. In pre-Columbian times
Brett Gurewitz (1,586 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Puciato. Gurewitz joined Bad Religion in 1980 at the age of 18, when he, Greg Graffin, Jay Bentley and Jay Ziskrout agreed to form a band. After releasing
Amulet (2,332 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
inheritor of the ancient Greek tradition, and inextricably linked to Roman religion and magic (see Magic in the Greco-Roman World). Amulets are usually outside
Mawla (646 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
trustee, helper. In the pre-Islamic era the term originally applied to any form of tribal association. During the early Islamic era, this institution was
Miao folk religion (1,608 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Miao folk religion or Hmong folk religion is the common ethnic religion of Miao peoples, primarily consisting in the practice of ua dab (Hmongic: "worship
Interpretatio graeca (1,504 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
myths are used to interpret or attempt to understand the mythology and religion of other cultures. It is thus a comparative methodology that looks for
Decline of Greco-Roman polytheism (7,046 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion in the Greco-Roman world at the time of the Constantinian shift mostly comprised three main currents: the traditional religions of ancient Greece
Interdenominational Theological Center (1,828 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the Baptist School of Theology was formed as a new legal entity to succeed and replace the Morehouse School of Religion. This action followed a legal and
Sanctum sanctorum (578 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Tabernacle in church architecture. The Latin word sanctum is the neuter form of the adjective "holy," and sanctorum its genitive plural. Thus the term
New religious movement (4,179 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
new religions. This term, amongst others, was adopted by Western scholars as an alternative to "cult". Originally, "cult" meant a specific form of worship
Muslim (2,441 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
relates to a person who follows or practises the religion of Islam, a monotheistic and Abrahamic religion based on the Quran. Muslims consider the Quran
Heaven (7,033 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
underworld. In Indian religions, Heaven is considered as Svarga loka, and the soul is again subjected to rebirth in different living forms according to its
Decline of Greco-Roman polytheism (7,046 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion in the Greco-Roman world at the time of the Constantinian shift mostly comprised three main currents: the traditional religions of ancient Greece
Tibetan Muslims (667 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
known as the Kachee (Tibetan: ཁ་ཆེ་, Wylie: kha-che; also spelled Kache), form a small minority in Tibet. Despite being Muslim, they are officially recognized
God (11,437 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
is worshiped as "a god", see Deity. For God in specific religions, see § In specific religions. For other uses, see God (disambiguation).
Roman Catholic Diocese of Clifton (1,126 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
has more regularly scheduled Sunday Masses celebrated in the extraordinary form of the Roman Rite (sometimes known as the Tridentine Mass) within its boundaries
Muslim (2,441 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
relates to a person who follows or practises the religion of Islam, a monotheistic and Abrahamic religion based on the Quran. Muslims consider the Quran
Orthopraxy (1,979 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In the study of religion, orthopraxy is correct conduct, both ethical and liturgical, as opposed to faith or grace etc. This contrasts with orthodoxy,
Timeline of religion (5,660 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The timeline of religion is a chronological catalogue of important and noteworthy religious events in pre-historic and modern times. This article reaches
William James (8,338 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
many topics, including epistemology, education, metaphysics, psychology, religion, and mysticism. Among his most influential books are The Principles of
Cattle in religion and mythology (4,425 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
from cattle, there are varying beliefs about cattle in societies and religions. In some regions, especially Nepal and most states of India, the slaughter
Folsom point (357 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Folsom points are a distinct form of chipped stone projectile points associated with the Folsom Tradition of North America. The style of toolmaking was
Telangana (5,413 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
reorganisation of states and Telangana was merged with former Andhra State to form Andhra Pradesh. Following a movement for separation, it was awarded separate
Oppland (330 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
religious and life stance communities outside the Church of Norway, by religion/life stance. County. 2006-2010 Media related to Oppland at Wikimedia
Neoshamanism (1,717 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
traditional, indigenous cultures and religions are critical of neoshamanism, asserting that it represents an illegitimate form of cultural appropriation, or
Belief (7,991 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
where we live. Most individuals believe the religion they were taught in childhood. Charismatic leaders can form and/or modify beliefs (even if those beliefs
Hero (4,402 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
glory. Classical heroes, regardless of their morality, were placed in religion. In classical antiquity, cults that venerated deified heroes such as Heracles
Hari (601 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
discus weapon considered to be the most powerful weapon according to Hindu Religion Sudarshana Chakra in his upper right hand and also have a bow named as
Transcendence (religion) (2,520 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Not to be confused with Transcendentalism. In religion, transcendence refers to the aspect of a god's nature and power which is wholly independent of the
Horse worship (948 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
in various regions of South Asia. In India, Horse worship in the form of worship of Hayagriva dates back to 2000 BC, when the Indo-Aryan people
Sectarian violence (2,809 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
strife is a form of communal violence inspired by sectarianism, that is, between different sects of one particular mode of ideology or religion within a
State Shinto (4,107 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
something beyond religion, "a unity of government and teaching ... not a religion." Rather than a religious practice, Shinto was understood as a form of education
Demeter (4,457 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
For other uses, see Demeter (disambiguation). In ancient Greek religion and Greek mythology, Demeter (/dᵻˈmiːtər/; Attic: Δημήτηρ Dēmḗtēr; Doric: Δαμάτηρ
Yazdânism (2,752 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
native religion of the Kurds. The term was introduced by Kurdish scholar Mehrdad Izady to represent what he considers the "original" religion of the Kurds
Poole Grammar School (1,659 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
nine, all pupils learn religion and philosophy and in years ten and eleven they take a GCSE in religious studies. The Religion and Philosophy department
De Divinatione (280 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
notable as one of posterity's primary sources on the workings of Roman religion. It also includes a fragment of Cicero's poem on his own consulship. Nothing
Fetishism (1,521 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of monotheistic religions as fetishes. For example, the Holy Cross and the consecrated host or tokens of communion found in some forms of Christianity
Meditation (16,857 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the founder of the religion, never specified any particular form of meditation, and thus each person is free to choose their own form. However, he specifically
Relationship between religion and science (17,840 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The relationship between religion and science has been a subject of study since classical antiquity, addressed by philosophers, theologians, scientists
Hindutva (4,350 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
excluded the followers of "foreign religions" such as Islam, Christianity, Judaism and Zoroastrianism. It was a form of ethnic nationalism as understood
Tiamat (2,445 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
For other uses, see Tiamat (disambiguation). In Mesopotamian religion (Sumerian, Assyrian, Akkadian and Babylonian), Tiamat is a primordial goddess of
Religion in India (8,314 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
religious demographics. For religions originating in the Indian subcontinent, see Indian religions. For the book, see The Religion of India: The Sociology
Kanai Anzen (70 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Kanai Anzen (家内安全) is a type of omamori, or Japanese amulet of the Shinto religion. Its purpose is to promote good health and to help those with illnesses
Idolatry (11,513 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Abrahamic religions, with Muslims considering the Christian veneration of the cross as a symbol of Christ, and of Madonna in some churches, as a form of idolatry
Ares (3,497 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Greek Religion, p. 169. Burkert, Greek Religion, p.169. Iliad 5.890–891. Hansen, Classical Mythology, pp. 114–115. Burkert, Greek Religion,p. 169
Prime Minister of Jordan (96 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Prime Minister is appointed by the King of Jordan, who is then free to form his own Cabinet. The Parliament of Jordan then approve the programs of the
Orunmila (502 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
source of knowledge is believed to have a keen understanding of the human form and of purity, praised as being often more effective than other remedies
Hamamlu, East Azerbaijan (549 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
popular music between Hamamlu people is Ashik that play the Saz or Qopuz, a form of lute. Their songs are partly improvised around a common base. See also:
Sitanath Tattwabhushan (426 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Sen's Brahmo Niketan where he developed an interest in the philosophy of religion. However following the closure of that institute, he joined Alexander Duff's
Religious text (3,090 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
facto, absolute or exclusive paramountcy. Some religions make texts available free or in subsidized form; others require payment and the strict observance
Shamanism (15,122 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
commonly believed that the Shinto religion is the result of the transformation of a shamanistic tradition into a religion. Forms of practice vary somewhat in
Religion in Turkey (4,947 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Islam is the largest religion in Turkey according to the state, with 99.8% of the population being automatically registered by the state as Muslim, for
György Lukács (politician) (171 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
September 1950) was a Hungarian politician, who served as Minister of Religion and Education between 1905 and 1906. From 1887 to 1897 he worked for the
French Wars of Religion (9,056 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
French civil wars, see Fronde and French Revolution. The French Wars of Religion, or Huguenot Wars of the mid-16th century, are names for a period of civil
Amun (3,601 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Amun, who now found themselves without any of their former power. The religion of Egypt was inexorably tied to the leadership of the country, the pharaoh
Youth ministry (665 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
organizing events and activities, youth ministry will usually include some form of religious instruction and pastoral oversight of young people. Main
Kisshōten (215 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
among the seven fukujin and fellow fukujin Daikoku is regarded in feminine form, all three of the Hindu Tridevi goddesses are represented in the fukujin
Indo-Aryan peoples (889 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
speakers of Indo-Aryan languages, most of them native to South Asia, where they form the majority. Main articles: Indo-European migrations and Indo-Aryan migrations
Mongolian shamanism (2,141 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
broadly called the Mongolian folk religion, or occasionally Tengerism, refers to the animistic and shamanic ethnic religion that has been practiced in Mongolia
Freedom From Religion Foundation (5,616 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) is an American non-profit organization based in Madison, Wisconsin with members from all 50 states. The largest[citation
Hegelianism (3,007 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
all truth under the form of reason. Whatever truth there is in art and in religion is contained in philosophy, in a higher form, and free from all limitations
Spirit tablet (422 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
butsudan. Tablets are also common in Japanese temples. In Chinese folk religion for example, a household will have one or more tablets for specific deities:
Evolutionary origin of religions (4,666 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"Origin of religion" redirects here. For other uses, see Origin of religion (disambiguation). The emergence of religious behavior by the Neolithic period
Sacred (2,900 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
virtues, and identifies it with the virtue of religion, but with this difference that, whereas religion is the virtue whereby one offers God due service
Chantico (104 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
customs. She also wears a crown of poisonous cactus spikes, and takes the form of a red serpent. Chantico is the goddess of precious things and is very
List of UFO religions (1,392 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
writes in Alternative Religions: A Sociological Introduction, "One form of quasi-religion that perhaps borders on a more orthodox form of religiosity is that
Hawaiian religion (2,706 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hawaiian religion encompasses the indigenous religious beliefs and practices of the Native Hawaiians. It is polytheistic and animistic, with a belief in
Religion and sexuality (10,931 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
For other uses, see Religion and sexuality (disambiguation). Each major religion has developed moral codes covering issues of sexuality, morality
Roman Catholic Diocese of Iligan (228 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
newly elevated Diocese of Ozamiz, it was subdivided on November 20, 1976 to form the new Territorial Prelature of Marawi. On November 15, 1982 the prelature
Doctor of Ministry (148 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
such as missions, evangelism, pastoral counseling or the psychology of religion, homiletics, spiritual formation, church growth, church administration
Mana (4,540 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
some mana in the form of a spell, which can be addressed by magic. Since mana comes from the animae, and those are the topic of religion, the most logical
First Amendment to the United States Constitution (14,067 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
law respecting an establishment of religion, ensuring that there is no prohibition on the free exercise of religion, abridging the freedom of speech, infringing
Aliran kepercayaan (283 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
meditation-based spiritual path than a religion. Some animists combine their beliefs with one of the government-recognized religions. As a body of belief, kebatinan
Spirit tablet (422 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
butsudan. Tablets are also common in Japanese temples. In Chinese folk religion for example, a household will have one or more tablets for specific deities:
Vesta (mythology) (2,685 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
pronunciation: [ˈwɛsta]) is the virgin goddess of the hearth, home, and family in Roman religion. Vesta's presence is symbolized by the sacred fire that burned at her hearth
Heathenry (new religious movement) (12,439 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Heathenry, also termed Heathenism or Germanic Neopaganism, is a modern Pagan religion. Classified as a new religious movement, its practitioners model their
Beti-Pahuin peoples (1,103 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
After the colonial era ended, their traditional religion has enjoyed a resurgence, such as the Bwiti religion and, as has a flowering of new styles of music
Religion in Bulgaria (1,143 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
traditionally a Christian state since the adoption of Christianity as state religion in 865, and therefore the dominant confession is Eastern Orthodoxy of the
Letter to a Christian Nation (1,621 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
publication of his first book The End of Faith. The book is written in the form of an open letter to a Christian in the United States. Harris states that
Ethics in religion (5,605 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
conduct. Most religions have an ethical component, often derived from purported supernatural revelation or guidance. Some assert that religion is necessary
Pantheism (5,158 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
pantheism, considered by some a form of religious naturalism. It has been described as an example of "dark green religion" with a focus on environmental
Olokun (248 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
great wealth and of the bottom of the ocean.) Olokun, Is an Orisha in the religion of Santeria, Olokun Is An Androgynous Orisha, Meaning, Olokun is also a
Canon (504 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Canon (film), a 1964 Canadian animated short based on the canon musical form Canon (game), an online browser-based strategy war game Canon, Georgia,
Sect (1,648 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
feminine form of the past participle of the verb secare, to cut), as though sects were scissionsWiktionary entry cast aside from the mainstream religion. Main
Burgher people (2,217 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
customs; especially among those of Portuguese ancestry their European religion, language, and surnames are retained with pride. Main articles:
Urreligion (419 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
notion of an "original" or "youngest" form of religious tradition. The term contrasts with organized religion, such as the theocracies of the early urban
Nagual (1,019 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In Mesoamerican folk religion, a nagual or nahual (both pronounced [na'wal]) is a human being who has the power to transform either spiritually or physically
Secular Buddhism (1,280 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
as a consequence of the supposed triumph of scientific rationalism over religion in the modern period. Moreover, many aspects of secular Buddhism have been
Political religion (2,544 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
those of a state religion, with which they often exhibit significant similarities in both theory and practice. In addition to basic forms of politics, like
Neopaganism in Australia (541 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
indigenous Australian religion, see Australian Aboriginal mythology. Contemporary Paganism, including Wicca in various forms, and Reclaiming
Establishment Clause (3,609 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Establishment Clause of the Religion Clause is the first of several pronouncements in the First Amendment to the United States Constitution, stating
Shen (169 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Shen may refer to: Shen (Chinese religion) (神), a central word in Chinese philosophy, religion, and traditional Chinese medicine; term for God or Spirit
Greek mythology (10,872 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
significance of their own cult and ritual practices. It was a part of the religion in ancient Greece. Modern scholars refer to and study the myths in an attempt
Faith (4,469 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hadith of Gabriel, Iman in addition to Islam and Ihsan form the three dimensions of the Islamic religion. Prophet Muhammad referred to the six articles of
Protestantism in Saudi Arabia (137 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
even though many of them are unaffiliated. Public practice of Christian religion is prohibited. However, there are cases in which a Muslim will adopt the
Akhlut (242 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In Inuit mythology, Akhlut is an orca spirit that takes the form of a gigantic wolf or a wolf-orca hybrid when on land. It is a vicious, dangerous beast
Abundantia (612 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
For the Christian saint, see Saint Abundantia. In ancient Roman religion, Abundantia (Latin pronunciation: [abʊnˈdantia]) was a divine personification
Church of Scientology (13,910 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
and godlike.” The religion’s mythology holds the belief that “in the primordial past, thetans applied their creative abilities to form the physical universe
Imperial cult (1,576 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
An imperial cult is a form of state religion in which an emperor, or a dynasty of emperors (or rulers of another title), are worshipped as demigods or
Religious tourism (483 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
visited Jerusalem for a few reasons: to understand and appreciate their religion through a tangible experience, to feel secure about their religious beliefs
Religion in Germany (5,694 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
churches form 1.5%. 34-35% of the country's population are not affiliated with any church or religion, and a minority adhere to other religions. The second
Marduk (1,734 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the temple Esagila. "Marduk" is the Babylonian form of his name. According to The Encyclopedia of Religion, the name Marduk was probably pronounced Marutuk
Ancient Egyptian concept of the soul (1,976 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
jb. This word was transcribed by E. A. Wallis Budge as Ab. In Egyptian religion, the heart was the key to the afterlife. It was conceived as surviving
List of religious ideas in science fiction (7,546 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Science fiction will sometimes address the topic of religion. Often religious themes are used to convey a broader message, but others confront the subject
West Africa (5,164 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the populations of this region, and include Akan religion, Yoruba religion, Odinani, and Serer religion. They are spiritual but also linked to the historical
Bhagavad Gita (10,176 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(Bhakti yoga). He also explains different forms of spiritual disciplines. Ksetra–Ksetrajna Vibhaga yoga (Religion by Separation of Matter and Spirit contains
Cairo Declaration on Human Rights in Islam (2,080 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
art. 10. in the declaration. Islam is the religion of unspoiled nature. It is prohibited to exercise any form of compulsion on man or to exploit his poverty
Dards (621 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
mountain valleys, the Nuristani retained their ancient culture and their religion, a form of ancient Hinduism with many customs and rituals developed locally
Jupiter (mythology) (18,992 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
and king of the gods in Ancient Roman religion and mythology. Jupiter was the chief deity of Roman state religion throughout the Republican and Imperial
Court cairn (246 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
most common in what today are Argyll and Dumfries and Galloway (where they form the Clyde-Carlingford group), though a small outlying group have been found
Australian Aboriginal mythology (3,973 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Sydney, ISBN 0-7018-1330-X Koepping, Klaus-Peter (1981) "Religion in Aboriginal Australia", Religion, Volume 11. pp. 367–391 Maddock, K. (1988). "Myth, History
Tamil Nadu (14,774 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Muslims, 6.1% Christians, 0.1% Jains and 0.3% following other religions or no religion. The state is home to the core schools of medieval and modern Hinduism
Australian Aboriginal mythology (3,973 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Sydney, ISBN 0-7018-1330-X Koepping, Klaus-Peter (1981) "Religion in Aboriginal Australia", Religion, Volume 11. pp. 367–391 Maddock, K. (1988). "Myth, History
Dards (621 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
mountain valleys, the Nuristani retained their ancient culture and their religion, a form of ancient Hinduism with many customs and rituals developed locally
Animal worship (8,329 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
worship Waghia the lord of tigers in the form of a shapeless stone. In Vietnamese folk religion and Dongbei folk religion tiger-gods are also found. Main
Secularism (3,334 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Turkey although none of these nations have identical forms of governance. In studies of religion, modern democracies are generally recognized as secular
United Kingdom Census 2001 (2,073 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
religion on a separate response sheet, whose completion was not compulsory, the 2001 census was the first in Great Britain to ask about the religion of
Human rights (15,126 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
print, in the form of art, or through any other media of his choice". Main articles: Freedom of thought, Conscience, and Freedom of religion Everyone has
Louisiana Voodoo (3,055 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the traditions of the African diaspora. It is a cultural form of the Afro-American religions developed by enslaved West Africans and the French, Spanish
Testimony (1,517 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Testify (disambiguation) and Testimony (disambiguation). In law and in religion, testimony is a solemn attestation as to the truth of a matter. The words
Religious studies (5,817 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Studies (journal). Religious studies, alternately known as the study of religion, is the multi-disciplinary academic field devoted to research into religious
Deism (10,294 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
2010, the Church of Deism was formed in an effort to extend the legal rights and privileges of more traditional religions to Deists while maintaining an
Myth and ritual (2,750 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
religious practice. Although myth and ritual are commonly united as parts of religion, the exact relationship between them has been a matter of controversy among
Religion in Zambia (984 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Christianity is the official religion in Zambia according to the 1996 constitution, and the vast majority of Zambians are Christians of various denominations
Problem of evil (15,373 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
philosophy of religion, the problem of evil is also important to the field of theology and ethics. The problem of evil is often formulated in two forms: the logical
Ancient Mesopotamian religion (6,377 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Mesopotamian religion refers to the religious beliefs and practices of the civilizations of ancient Mesopotamia. The religious development of Mesopotamia
Buddhism in Myanmar (4,556 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
proportion of monks in the population and proportion of income spent on religion. Adherents are most likely found among the dominant Bamar people, Shan
Deva (Hinduism) (3,641 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
American Academy of Religion, Volume 81, Issue 2, pages 427-466 Doris Srinivasan (1997), Many Heads, Arms and Eyes: Origin, Meaning, and Form of Multiplicity
Biled (119 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
also included two other villages until 2004, when they were split off to form Șandra Commune. In German, it is known as Billed, in Hungarian as Billéd
Divine command theory (3,753 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
follow his commands. Followers of both monotheistic and polytheistic religions in ancient and modern times have often accepted the importance of God's
Religion in Yemen (846 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of religion in Yemen Neither the Constitution nor other laws protect freedom of religion. The Constitution declares that Islam is the state religion, and
Blasphemy (6,901 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
sacred things, or toward something considered sacred or inviolable. Some religions consider blasphemy as a religious crime. As of 2012, anti-blasphemy laws
Tefnut (1,033 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
is a goddess of moisture, moist air, dew and rain in Ancient Egyptian religion. She is the sister and consort of the air god Shu and the mother of Geb
Psychopomp (494 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This article is about the psychopomp in religion, mythology and psychology. For the song, see Psychopomp (song). "Psychopomps" redirects here. For the
János Vass (80 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hungarian politician, who served as Minister of Religion in 1919. He organized the Council of Religion with participating of Jusztin Baranyay, Sándor Giesswein
Middle Persian (2,003 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the traditions and prescriptions of Zoroastrianism, which was the state religion of Sasanian Iran (224 to c. 650) before the Muslim conquest of Persia.
Ingroups and outgroups (1,082 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
meaningful to view themselves according to their race, culture, gender, age or religion. It has been found that the psychological membership of social groups and
Bon (2,463 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Tibetan religion. For other uses, see Bon (disambiguation). Bon or Bön (Tibetan: བོན་, Wylie: bon, Lhasa dialect IPA: [pʰø̃̀]) is a Tibetan religion, which
Garden (2,106 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
enjoyment of plants and other forms of nature. The garden can incorporate both natural and man-made materials. The most common form today is known as a residential
Ancient Egyptian deities (11,382 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Egypt. The beliefs and rituals surrounding these gods formed the core of ancient Egyptian religion, which emerged sometime in prehistory. Deities represented
Aphrodite (4,431 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(1984), and the significant influence of the Near East on early Greek religion in general (and on the cult of Aphrodite in particular) is now widely recognized
Mythology (6,748 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Myths are often endorsed by rulers and priests and are closely linked to religion or spirituality. In fact, many societies group their myths, legends, and
Indians in Luxembourg (234 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Indians in Luxembourg form a small minority in the country. As of 2007, there are about 300 people of Indian origin living in Luxembourg. Since the 1980s
Neoplatonism (7,292 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Plotinus for himself personally sufficed, without the aid of the popular religion or worship. Nevertheless, he sought for points of support in these. God
Religion in Tonga (851 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
are also present. Other than Christian denominations the next largest religion is of the Baha'i Faith. Hinduism and Buddhism have begun to gain traction
Censer (2,397 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
vessel made for burning incense or perfume in some solid form. These vessels vary greatly in size, form, and material of construction, and have been in use
Dhupa (186 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
sources, see Flora of the Indian epics period. Dhupa (धुप) is, in Indian religions (such as Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, etc.), the ritual offering of incense
Iván Rakovszky (146 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
reformed their orders. In the cabinet of Géza Lakatos, he was the Minister of Religion and Education (and de facto Deputy Prime Minister). His wife was Jolán
Immanuel Kant (17,837 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Foundations of Natural Science, The Form and Principles of the Sensible and Intelligible World, Perpetual Peace, and Religion within the Bounds of Bare Reason
Set (deity) (3,194 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
desert, storms, disorder, violence and foreigners in ancient Egyptian religion. In Ancient Greek, the god's name is given as Sēth (Σήθ). Set is not, however
Religious conversion (6,429 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
about voluntary acceptance of a religion. For forced conversion, see Forced conversion. For renunciation of a religion, see Apostasy. Religious conversion
Vosegus (156 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of a hill there was a temple dedicated to Vosegus. Later in Gallo-Roman religion, Vosegus was the patron god of the Vosges in eastern Gaul. His name is
Roman temple (4,011 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Their construction and maintenance was a major part of ancient Roman religion, and all towns of any importance had at least one main temple, as well
Western esotericism (8,770 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Judeo-Christian religion and Enlightenment rationalism. A trans-disciplinary field, esotericism has pervaded various forms of Western philosophy, religion, pseudoscience
Christian (3,465 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
/ˈkrɪstjən/) is a person who adheres to Christianity, an Abrahamic, monotheistic religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus Christ. "Christian" derives from
Covenant (religion) (1,160 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
In religion, a covenant is a formal alliance or agreement made by God with a religious community or with humanity in general. It is central to the Abrahamic
Marxism and religion (3,039 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
working classes false hope for millennia. At the same time Marx saw religion as a form of protest by the working classes against their poor economic conditions
Spirituality (10,142 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
image of God" as exemplified by the founders and sacred texts of the religions of the world. In modern times the emphasis is on subjective experience
Religion in Africa (3,647 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion in Africa is multifaceted and has been a major influence on art, culture and philosophy. Today, the continent's various populations and individuals
Islamic state (2,117 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
legal systems. Certain Muslim states have declared Islam to be their state religion in their constitutions, but do not apply Islamic law in their courts. Islamic
Religions of the ancient Near East (2,376 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Sumerian religion of ancient Mesopotamia. Offshoots of Proto-Semitic religion include Assyro-Babylonian religion, Canaanite religion, and Arabian religion. Judaism
Acat (deity) (96 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
of that god's power. Because of the importance and difficulty of this art form it was only natural that there was a god responsible for it. Acat[pronunciation
63 (number) (560 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
form 2n − 1 (with n = 6), but it is not a Mersenne prime since n is not prime and 63 is certainly not prime either. a Woodall number i.e. of the form
Secular humanism (7,182 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of religion in its various guises, preferred a non-religious approach. The release in 1980 of A Secular Humanist Declaration by the newly formed Council
Acat (deity) (96 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
of that god's power. Because of the importance and difficulty of this art form it was only natural that there was a god responsible for it. Acat[pronunciation
Asura (3,803 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
American Academy of Religion, Volume 81, Issue 2, pages 427-466 Doris Srinivasan (1997), Many Heads, Arms and Eyes: Origin, Meaning, and Form of Multiplicity
Agnostic atheism (1,807 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(1894). The Ascent of Faith: or, the Grounds of Certainty in Science and Religion. London: Hodder and Stroughton. p. 21. OCLC 7234849. OL 21834002M. Let
Orisha (909 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
manifestations of the Supreme Divinity (Eledumare, Olorun, Olofi) in Yoruba religion. Orisha are said to have existed in the invisible world (òrun) and lived
Uma Baka' (184 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Some of their people have become very successful in education, business, religion and politics. Cristina Eghenter, Bernard Sellato & G. Simon Devung (2003)
Yarsanism (2,252 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the North West Iranian languages, adhere to a form of Kurdish Alawi faith which resembles the religions of the Druze or Yazidi.[citation needed] Ali-Illahism
Mulao people (601 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
仫佬族; pinyin: Mùlǎozú; own name: Mulam) people are an ethnic group. They form one of the 56 ethnic groups officially recognized by the People's Republic
God Is Not Great (4,229 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything is a 2007 book by Anglo-American author and journalist Christopher Hitchens, in which he makes a case
Roman mythology (2,203 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
primary. Although Roman religion was not based on scriptures and exegesis, priestly literature was one of the earliest written forms of Latin prose. The books
Saturn (mythology) (3,754 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Saturnus Latin pronunciation: [saˈtʊr.nʊs]) is a god in ancient Roman religion, and a character in myth. Saturn is a complex figure because of his multiple
Religions of the ancient Near East (2,376 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Sumerian religion of ancient Mesopotamia. Offshoots of Proto-Semitic religion include Assyro-Babylonian religion, Canaanite religion, and Arabian religion. Judaism
Shunning (2,751 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
power as any other member of the civil society. In cases where a group or religion is state-sanctioned, a key power, or in the majority (e.g. in Singapore)
Wiccan Rede (1,981 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
key moral system in the Neopagan religion of Wicca and certain other related Witchcraft-based faiths. A common form of the Rede is An it harm none, do
Demographics of the Pitcairn Islands (459 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Pitcairn residents derive their income from barter with passing ships and a form of welfare payment for manual labour on the island. An important lifeline
Mars (mythology) (10,327 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Not to be confused with the planet Mars. In ancient Roman religion and myth, Mars (Latin: Mārs, [maːrs]) was the god of war and also an agricultural guardian
History of hide materials (318 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Since ancient times, hides have also been used as a writing medium, in the form of parchment. Fur clothing was used by other hominids, at least the Neanderthal
Sunday school (2,171 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
schools continued alongside such increasing educational provision, and new forms also developed such as the Socialist Sunday Schools movement which began
Religion in Scouting (3,627 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion in Scouting and Guiding is an aspect of the Scout method that has been practiced differently and given different interpretations over the years
Quetzalcoatl (4,459 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
listen)) (Classical Nahuatl: Quetzalcohuātl [ket͡saɬˈkowaːt͡ɬ] forms part of Mesoamerican literature and is a deity whose name comes from the
1991 MTV Video Music Awards (1,411 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
night and "Losing My Religion" the most nominated video of the night. Winners are in bold text. R.E.M. – "Losing My Religion" C+C Music Factory – "Gonna
L. Ron Hubbard (20,571 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
fleet. At one point, a court in Australia revoked the Church's status as a religion, though it was later reinstated. Hubbard returned to the United States
Burmese folk religion (2,445 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Burmese folk religion refers to the animistic and polytheistic religious worship of nats (deities of local and Hindu origin) in Burma (Myanmar). Although
Great Britain (6,855 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
populations. Further information: Religion in England, Religion in Scotland, and Religion in Wales See also: Religion in the United Kingdom Christianity
Singapore (13,982 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
population from declining. Main article: Religion in Singapore Buddhism is the most widely practised religion in Singapore, with 33% of the resident population
Religion and mythology (3,786 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion and mythology differ in scope but have overlapping aspects. Both terms refer to systems of concepts that are of high importance to a certain community
Neo-Druidism (4,571 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
commonly referred to as Druidry by many adherents, is a form of modern spirituality or religion that generally promotes harmony and worship of nature,
Anthropomorphism (6,636 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
article: Anthropotheism In religion and mythology, anthropomorphism refers to the perception of a divine being or beings in human form, or the recognition of
Emakimono (503 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
romance, religion, folk tales, and stories of the supernatural world. The handscroll and the hanging scroll are the two most common forms of Japanese
Charas (895 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
integral role in the culture and ritual of certain sects of the Hindu religion, especially among the Shaivs — the sub-division of Hinduism holding Lord
Diourbel Region (428 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
people and form part of the Serer tumulus of Baol (see also Senegambian stone circles). They are some of the most sacred sites in Serer religion. The Department
Polygamy (9,859 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Celtic pagan religions accept the practice of polygamy to varying degrees, though how widespread the practice is within these religions is unknown. See
Anglo-Saxon paganism (15,002 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
termed Anglo-Saxon heathenism, Anglo-Saxon pre-Christian religion, or Anglo-Saxon traditional religion, refers to the religious beliefs and practices followed
Haitian Vodou (7,277 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
or Vodoun /ˈvoʊ.duːn/; and commonly Voodoo /ˈvuː.duː/) is a syncretic religion practiced chiefly in Haiti and the Haitian diaspora. Practitioners are
Gifford Lectures (2,384 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
published in book form. A number of these works have become classics in the fields of theology or philosophy and the relationship between religion and science
Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan (5,115 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
inner realisation, which makes it the highest form of religion: The Vedanta is not a religion, but religion itself in its most universal and deepest significance
Ripley, Derbyshire (1,946 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
extended to the west and remodelled by the Amber Valley Borough Council to form that council's headquarters. In 2012, Amber Valley Borough Council proposed
Flying Spaghetti Monster (7,735 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Rastafarian), a social movement that promotes a light-hearted view of religion and opposes the teaching of intelligent design and creationism in public
Tamagushi (1,192 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Tamagushi (玉串?, literally "jewel skewer") is a form of Shinto offering made from a sakaki-tree branch decorated with shide strips of washi paper, silk
Homosexuality in ancient Peru (611 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
behavior in ancient Peru has survived since the Spanish conquest of Peru in the form of erotic ceramics (Spanish: huacos eróticos). Such pottery originated from
Religion in Indonesia (6,976 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Pancasila, is "belief in the one and only God". A number of different religions are practised in the country, and their collective influence on the country's
Eirene (goddess) (430 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
For Eirene's form in Roman religion, see Pax. For the other Greek mythological figure, see Eirene (daughter of Poseidon) Eirene (/aɪˈriːni/; Greek: Εἰρήνη
Miaphysitism (983 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
nevertheless perceived the Miaphysitism of the non-Chalcedonians to be a form of Monophysitism. The Oriental Orthodox Churches themselves reject this characterization
Laïcité (3,505 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
is the principle of separation of church (or religion) and state. Etymologically, laïcité is a noun formed by adding the suffix -ité (English -ity, Latin
Religion in the Netherlands (6,518 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion in the Netherlands was predominantly Christianity until late into the 20th century. Although religious diversity remains, there has been a decline
God of the gaps (1,753 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
understanding of nature, the previous "realm" of God seemed to many persons and religions to be getting smaller and smaller by comparison. Bube maintained that
Norse religion (2,916 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Viking Age.[dubious – discuss] Norse religion is a folk religion. It was the northern variation of the religion practiced in the lands inhabited by the
Gender in Bugis society (715 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
called. To be considered bissu, all aspects of gender must be combined to form a whole. This can include those who are born intersex. However, being bissu
The Divine Invasion (1,007 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Emmanuel her own parallel universe. In this peaceful world, organized religion has little influence, Rybys Rommey is still alive and married to Herb Asher
Fish in culture (919 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
industry and fish farming, to recreational fishing, folklore, mythology, religion, art, literature, and film. Main article: Fishing Throughout history
The Divine Invasion (1,007 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Emmanuel her own parallel universe. In this peaceful world, organized religion has little influence, Rybys Rommey is still alive and married to Herb Asher
Transgender people and religion (6,303 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The relationship between transgender people and religion varies widely around the world. Religions range from condemning any gender variance to honoring
Gender in Bugis society (715 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
called. To be considered bissu, all aspects of gender must be combined to form a whole. This can include those who are born intersex. However, being bissu
Henotheism (2,456 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Indian religions. Müller made the term central to his criticism of Western theological and religious exceptionalism (relative to Eastern religions), focusing
Ayyavazhi (12,221 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
that originated in South India. It is cited as an independent monistic religion by several newspapers, government reports and academic researchers. In
History of religions (2,156 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
see History of Religions (journal). For the academic study of religion in general, see Religious studies. For the history of religions school, see History
Viktor Frankl (2,723 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
a Holocaust survivor. Frankl was the founder of logotherapy, which is a form of existential analysis, the "Third Viennese School of Psychotherapy". His
Tatenen (599 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Tanenu, and Tanuu) was the god of the primordial mound in ancient Egyptian religion. His name means risen land or exalted earth, as well as referring to the
Tamils (12,620 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
secular literature in South Asia. See also: Religion in ancient Tamil country and Dravidian folk religion Ancient Tamil grammatical works Tolkappiyam
Newar people (7,412 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
traditions and practices, and pride themselves as the true custodians of the religion, culture and civilization of Nepal. The valley and surrounding territories
Hades (4,354 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
mythology portal Hellenismos portal Ereshkigal Ghosts in Mesopotamian religions Irkalla Saveasi'uleo The Golden Bough (mythology) Yama (East Asia)
New Thought (2,881 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
supplied by publishers – a phenomenon never observed, I imagine, until a religion has got well past its earliest insecure beginnings. One of the doctrinal
Baltic neopaganism (931 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
carefully speaking Romuva could be considered as a specific form of Druwi. The religion is primarily represented institutionally by the "Kurono Academy
Ferenc Székely (76 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
who served as Minister of Justice between 1910 and 1917. He also served as interim Minister of Religion and Education in 1910. Magyar Életrajzi Lexikon
Byureghavan (372 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
kilometres (1.5 square miles). The rural communities of Nurnus and Arzni form the northern and southern borders of the town respectively. As of the 2011
Bala Krishna (1,218 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
along with Cult of Krishna-Vasudeva form the basis of the current tradition of the monotheistic Krishna religion. The worship of Balakrishna, the divine
Cult image (1,938 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In the practice of religion, a cult image is a human-made object that is venerated or worshipped for the deity, spirit or daemon that it embodies or represents
Jonestown: The Life and Death of Peoples Temple (395 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
orchestrated a mass suicide with poisoned Flavor Aid, in 1978. It is in the form of a narrative with interviews with former Temple members, Jonestown survivors
Happiness (8,173 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
research) that the benefits of religion are due to strong convictions and membership in a social group. Happiness forms a central theme of Buddhist
Indigitamenta (1,388 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In ancient Roman religion, the indigitamenta were lists of deities kept by the College of Pontiffs to assure that the correct divine names were invoked
New Hampshire (9,436 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
2010.  "U.S. Religion Map and Religious Populations — U.S. Religious Landscape Study". Religions.pewforum.org. Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life.
Nichirenism (203 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Restoration Montgomery, Daniel (1991). Fire in the Lotus, The Dynamic Religion of Nichiren, London: Mandala, ISBN 1852740914, page 217-218 Jacqueline
List of founders of religious traditions (1,590 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
founded a specific major denomination within a larger religion. In many cases, one can regard a religion as a continuous tradition extending to prehistoric
Deity (8,965 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
divine or sacred. Monotheistic religions accept only one Deity (predominantly referred to as God), polytheistic religions accept and worship multiple deities
Unitarianism (7,787 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
religion, from a common ruin or corruption of the mass of humanity. In 1938, The Christian leader attributed "the religion of Jesus, not a religion about
Tiki (1,042 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This article is about the large Polynesian carvings in humanoid form. For other uses, see Tiki (disambiguation). In Māori mythology, Tiki
Provost (religion) (865 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
parish priest in one of the local parishes. Several provstier (prostier) form a Diocese (stift or bispedømme). While the modern spelling is Propst, in
Ecotheology (1,382 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ecotheology is a form of constructive theology that focuses on the interrelationships of religion and nature, particularly in the light of environmental
Anthropology of religion (1,583 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Anthropology of religion is the study of religion in relation to other social institutions, and the comparison of religious beliefs and practices across
Candomblé (3,004 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(Portuguese pronunciation: [kɐ̃dõmˈblɛ], dance in honour of the gods) is a religion, practiced mainly in Brazil by the "povo do santo" (people of the saint)
Liberal religion (736 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Not to be confused with Religious liberalism. Liberal religion is a religious tradition which embraces the theological diversity of a congregation rather
Diocese of Leicester (535 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
1974 to 1997 but remained in the Diocese of Peterborough and continued to form part of the Archdeaconry of Oakham The London Gazette: no. 33220. p. 7322
Kathenotheism (133 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
from the Greek kath' hena "one by one" + theism. The ancient Orphic religion has a theology comparable to kathenotheism. The Orphic Hymns address each
UFO religion (3,471 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A UFO religion is any religion in which the existence of extraterrestrial (ET) entities operating unidentified flying objects (UFOs) are an element of
Dionysiakos (101 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
god of Mount Olympus, Dionysus with customs and activities based on the religion in ancient Greece and is one of the most famous worldwide. Greek dances
Acosmism (1,154 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
often traced to Hegel who used it in his discussion of the philosophy of religion, in particular his understanding of pantheism and refutation of the charge
Mormonism (7,062 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This article is about the Mormon religion. For the largest and most prominent branch of Mormonism, see The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Ahmadiyya view on Jihad (571 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
promised messiah) rendered Jihad in its military form as inapplicable in the present age since Islam, as a religion, is not being attacked militarily but through
Mun (religion) (1,362 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Bongthingism) is the traditional polytheistic, animist, shamanistic, and syncretic religion of the Lepcha people. It predates the seventh century Lepcha conversion
Nganga (1,049 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"Nganga". African traditional religions Traditional healers of South Africa Witchdoctor Nganga Kiyangala Congo religion in Cuba African Intellectual Heritage:
Neo-völkisch movements (3,001 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
global/continental cultural forms. The activities of the OJB, which functioned as a spiritual and heritage group for people of any race or religion, included such
Dutch people (9,783 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Dutch religion Further information: Religion in the Netherlands Prior to the arrival of Christianity, the ancestors of the Dutch adhered to a form of Germanic
Occult (1,709 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Wicca and many other modern pagan religions. Some other religious denominations disapprove of occultism in most or all forms. They may view the occult as being
Bimoism (555 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Bimoism (Chinese: 毕摩教; pinyin: Bìmójiào) is the indigenous religion of the Yi people, the largest ethnic group in Yunnan after the Han Chinese. It takes
Universal manhood suffrage (295 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
suffrage is a form of voting rights in which all adult males within a political system are allowed to vote, regardless of income, property, religion, race, or
Mysticism (10,473 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
from indigenous religions and folk religions like shamanism, to organised religions like the Abrahamic faiths and Indian religions, and modern spirituality
Patera (880 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
was a central and vital aspect of ancient Greek religion, and one of the simplest and most common forms of religious practice. It is one of the basic religious
Zalmoxis (2,390 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Deceneus was a priest who reformed the Getae religion, changing worship of Zalmoxis into a popular religion and imposing strict religious rules, such as
Baal (4,787 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
plural form is baʿalim. See also: Religions of the ancient Near East, Ancient Semitic religion, Canaanite religion, and Carthaginian religion See
Patera (880 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
was a central and vital aspect of ancient Greek religion, and one of the simplest and most common forms of religious practice. It is one of the basic religious
Baal (4,787 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
plural form is baʿalim. See also: Religions of the ancient Near East, Ancient Semitic religion, Canaanite religion, and Carthaginian religion See
List of international athletics championships and games (90 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Championships where the invited nations or athletes have a shared language, religion, ethnicity, occupation or political allegiance List of multi-sport events
Chhattisgarh (8,695 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
and Untouchable Religion in Central India" Chad Bauman, "Identifying the Satnam: Hindu Satnamis, Indian Christians and Dalit Religion in Colonial Chhattisgarh
Sila (208 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
folklore, a type of Jinn Sila (murti), in Hinduism a murti or vigraha in the form of a stone Silap Inua (sila), in Inuit mythology, the primary component of
Catechism (5,060 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
teachings, which competed with the Christian Church as an underground religion in the 1st to 4th centuries CE and allegedly shared its many ritual practices
Utukku (451 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The utukku were a type of spirit in Sumerian religion that had escaped the underworld, either by their own power or by being summoned forth by a priest
Apologetics (2,306 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
21st century usage, 'apologetics' is often identified with debates over religion and theology. It may be less frequently heard in the UK (although the related
Balinese people (1,088 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
aspects related to the tradition of their religion. Balinese culture is a mix of Balinese Hindu-Buddhist religion and Balinese customs. Traditionally, displaying
Patheos (1,101 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
learning about religions through a reference library and other peer-reviewed resources on 27 global religions and worldviews. In its current form, the site
Uttarakhand (7,272 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of the population follow Hinduism. Islam is the second largest majority religion in the state, followed by a minority of the population practicing Sikhism
Census of Ireland, 1911 (772 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
following forms: Form A, which was completed by the head of the family Forms B1, B2, and N, which were completed by the census enumerator Form A, which
Purusha (1,542 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
idea parallels Norse Ymir, with the myth's origin in Proto-Indo-European religion. In the Upanishads, the Purusa concept no longer meant a being or cosmic
Chanditala II (1,935 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
that forms an administrative division in Srirampore subdivision of Hooghly district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Hooghly district forms a part
Émile Durkheim (9,037 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
and political philosophy. The Elementary Forms of the Religious Life (1912) presented a theory of religion, comparing the social and cultural lives of
Clerical fascism (1,475 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Political Religions, Vol. 8, N.2, 213-227, June 2007. Berlet, Chip (2005). "Christian Identity: The Apocalyptic Style, Political Religion, Palingenesis
Separation of church and state (12,656 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
a concept defining the distance in the relationship between organized religion and the nation state. It may refer to creating a secular state, with or
Epulum Jovis (276 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In ancient Roman religion, the Epulum Jovis (also Epulum Iovis) was a sumptuous ritual feast offered to Jove on the Ides of September (September 13) and
Demographics of atheism (9,802 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
anywhere from 2% to 13% of the world's population, whereas people without a religion comprise anywhere from 10% to 22% of the world's population. According
Lea, Lancashire (386 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
are villages in the City of Preston, Lancashire, England. Together they form the civil parish of Lea, which has a population of 5,962. In 2011, the population
Agama (70 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Agamidae family Religion, referred to as agama in the Malay-speaking world (Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei) Agamic can mean a form of asexual reproduction
Great Architect of the Universe (1,034 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
revelation of the Bible". John Calvin, in his Institutes of the Christian Religion (1536), repeatedly calls the Christian God "the Architect of the Universe"
Agnostic theism (452 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
their religion, or because of the influence of plausible-seeming scientific or philosophical criticism. Christian Agnostics practice a distinct form of agnosticism
Ebisu (mythology) (670 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
are often joined by Fukurokuju as the "Three Gods of Good Fortune". As a form of animal worshiping, Ebisu was often referred to marine megafaunas such
Creativity (religion) (6,628 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
foreword of the first edition of Nature's Eternal Religion by Ben Klassen, which states, "We call our religion Creativity, and members thereof, Creators, because
Physical body (1,571 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
mirrored in the main glands and nerve ganglia of the physical body. In some religions, and in some new age philosophies, a physical body is contrasted with
Asceticism (7,842 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
was done away with, a different form of asceticism arose when Antiochus IV Epiphanes threatened the Jewish religion in 167 BC. The Hasidaean-Essene tradition
Diocese of Kilmore, Elphin and Ardagh (540 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ireland broke communion when it created the Church of Ireland as the State Religion in the Kingdom of Ireland assuming possession of most Church property.
Freedom of religion in Taiwan (1,261 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"Freedom of religion in the Republic of China" redirects here. For the People's Republic, see Freedom of religion in the People's Republic of China. Freedom
Phoenicia (11,151 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Carthaginian religion was deeply entrenched even in Libyan areas, and it retained a great deal of its character under different forms." Tanit became
Traditional Berber religion (2,898 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
other traditional African religions (such as the Ancient Egyptian religion), or borrowed during antiquity from the Punic religion, Judaism, Iberian mythology
Sikh gurus (224 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
as a minor religion, but developed into a prominent religion over the centuries. No guru comes to start a religion, but religions are formed around the
Primus inter pares (2,238 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
ironically or self-deprecatingly by leaders with much higher status as a form of respect, camaraderie, or propaganda. After the fall of the Republic, Roman
Andhra Pradesh (10,012 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
On 2 June 2014, the north-western portion of the state was bifurcated to form a new state of Telangana. In accordance with the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation
Omniscience (1,596 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Omniscience /ɒmˈnɪʃəns/, mainly in religion, is the capacity to know everything that there is to know. In particular, Dharmic religions (Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism
Dendi people (473 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
subjected the people to Islam, which was then mixed with their indigenous religion (based on the belief of the holy rivers, soil and hunting). The Za Dynasty
Daikokuten (505 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of the Seven Lucky Gods (Fukujin). Daikokuten evolved from the Buddhist form of the Indian deity Shiva intertwined with the Shinto god Ōkuninushi. The
Maya (635 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
and Brazil Ma'ya language, an Austronesian language of West Papua Maya religion, the religious practices of the Maya peoples of parts of Mexico and Central
Temperance (virtue) (1,393 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
includes restraint from retaliation in the form of non-violence and forgiveness, restraint from arrogance in the form of humility and modesty, restraint from
Sport in Peru (1,078 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
master the art of Taekwondo in Cochabamba, Bolivia, and introduced this form of martial art in the early 1970s. The first Taekwondo Clubs in Peru were
Matriarchal religion (1,229 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
religion is a religion that focuses on a goddess or goddesses. The term is most often used to refer to theories of prehistoric matriarchal religions that
Inuit religion (2,698 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Inuit religion is the shared spiritual beliefs and practices of Inuit, an indigenous people from Alaska, Canada, and Greenland. Their religion shares many
Hawaii (14,952 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
widespread religion in Hawaii. It is mainly represented by various Protestants, Catholics and Mormons. Buddhism is the second most popular religion, especially
Hera (6,964 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
with her siblings, became the Gods and Goddesses of Greek mythology and religion. She is married to her brother Zeus and is known as the Queen of Heaven
Brahmanism (656 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
confused with Brahminism. Brahmanism is the religion that developed out of the historical Vedic religion in ancient India. The term is different from
Daur people (999 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
derogatory[citation needed]) are a Mongolic-speaking ethnic group. They form one of the 56 ethnic groups officially recognized in the People's Republic
Pyre (610 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Traditionally, pyres are used for the cremation of the dead in the Hindu and Sikh religions, a practice which dates back several thousands of years. Funeral pyres
Assyria (13,278 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
movements also emerged in the form of gnostic sects such as Mandeanism, as well as the now extinct Manichean religion. Main article: Asōristān In 226
Zulu people (1,755 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
belief system of ancestor worship in parallel with their Christianity. Zulu religion includes belief in a creator God (uNkulunkulu) who is above interacting
Sharia (16,612 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
is related to religion and religious law. It is used by Arabic-speaking peoples of the Middle East and designates a prophetic religion in its totality