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Ancient Greek religion (3,352 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
Polytheism (4,450 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
Religion (12,827 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Buddhism or forms of folk religion. The religiously unaffiliated demographic includes those who do not identify with any particular religion, atheists and
Wicca (11,493 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
reconstructionist spectrum. Several academics have also categorised Wicca as a form of nature religion, a term that is also embraced by many of the faith's practitioners
Rastafari (14,261 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Rastafari, sometimes termed Rastafarianism, is an Abrahamic religion. Classified as both a new religious movement and social movement, it developed in
Zoroastrianism (11,033 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
oldest extant religions, "combining a cosmogonic dualism and eschatological monotheism in a manner unique [...] among the major religions of the world"
Atheism (16,188 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
Secularity (1,862 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
European Enlightenment. Furthermore, since "religion" and "secular" are both Western concepts that were formed under the influence of Christian theology
Yoruba religion (2,636 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
commonly known as Yorubaland. Yoruba religion is ancestral or partially ancestral to the Afro-American religions Santería, Trinidad Orisha, Umbanda, Brujería
Scientology (24,135 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
Judaism (20,066 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
is an ancient monotheistic Abrahamic religion with the Torah as its foundational text. It encompasses the religion, philosophy and culture of the Jewish
Hinduism (29,679 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hinduism is an Indian religion, or a way of life, widely practiced in South Asia. Hinduism has been called the oldest religion in the world, and some practitioners
Anubis (2,903 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
Irreligion (2,782 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(adjective form: non-religious or irreligious) is the absence, indifference, rejection of, or hostility towards religion. Irreligion may include some forms of
Dahomean religion (226 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
taken from Dahomey to the Caribbean used elements of the religion to form Vodou and other religions of the Afro-Caribbean diaspora. Lisa (male) and Mawu
Minister (Christianity) (4,380 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
Set (deity) (3,315 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 had a positive
Yahweh (4,914 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. ISBN 9004104100
Losing My Religion (2,551 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"Losing My Religion" is a song by the American alternative rock band R.E.M. The song was released as the first single from the group's 1991 album Out of
Divination (2,233 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
Ra (2,559 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
Monotheism (10,322 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
Animism (5,574 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
Celtic mythology (2,365 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
Modern Paganism (11,235 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
Taoism (9,005 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%
Theocracy (5,115 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. Following
Venus (mythology) (6,510 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
Rhea (mythology) (1,343 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Martin Persson (1 January 1950). "The Minoan-Mycenaean Religion and Its Survival in Greek Religion". Biblo & Tannen Publishers – via Google Books.  "Rhea
Islam (19,635 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
monotheistic religion teaching that there is only one God (Allah) and that Muhammad is a messenger of God. It is the world's second-largest religion and the
Ritual (6,535 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In religion, a ritual can comprise the prescribed outward forms of performing the cultus, or cult, of a particular observation within a religion or religious
Religion in pre-Islamic Arabia (8,741 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
Republic (8,121 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A republic (Latin: res publica) is a form of government in which the country is considered a "public matter", not the private concern or property of the
Incarnation (1,726 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
attributes of God onto this material world. Buddhism is a non-theistic religion, it denies the concept of a creator god or any incarnation of a creator
Chinese folk religion (21,003 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
LaVeyan Satanism (10,041 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
LaVeyan Satanism is a religion founded in 1966 by the American occultist and author Anton Szandor LaVey. Scholars of religion have classified it as a
Confucianism (9,713 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
New Age (17,452 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
movement (NRM); while the psychologist describes it as a form of narcissism." — Scholar of religion Daren Kemp, 2004. The New Age phenomenon has proved difficult
Pantheism (5,650 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
Sikhism (17,629 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
pronounced [ˈsɪkːʰiː], from Sikh, meaning a "disciple", or a "learner"), is a religion that originated in the Punjab region of the Indian subcontinent about the
Religion in Montenegro (685 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
Historical Vedic religion (5,032 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The historical Vedic religion (also known as Vedism, Brahmanism, Vedic Brahmanism, and ancient Hinduism) was the religion of the Indo-Aryans of northern
Divinity (2,462 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In religion, divinity or godhead is the state of things that are believed to come from a supernatural power or deity, such as a god, supreme being, creator
Bahá'í Faith (10,479 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Bahá'í Faith (Persian: بهائی‎ Bahā'i) is a religion teaching the essential worth of all religions, and the unity and equality of all people. Established
Isis (15,253 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Isis was a major goddess in ancient Egyptian religion whose worship spread throughout the Greco-Roman world. Isis was first mentioned in the Old Kingdom
Ancient Egyptian religion (9,768 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ancient Egyptian religion was a complex system of polytheistic beliefs and rituals which were an integral part of ancient Egyptian society. It centered
Theories about religions (5,499 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
Freemasonry (9,035 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)
Comparative religion (1,857 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of religion yields a deeper understanding of the fundamental philosophical concerns of religion such as ethics, metaphysics, and the nature and form of
Ifá (1,079 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
Ifá (1,079 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
Magic (paranormal) (7,279 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
that magic takes place in private, while religion is a communal and organised activity. Many scholars of religion have rejected the utility of the term magic
Religion in Kiribati (823 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
God (10,255 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
who disbelieves in every form of deity, not just the God of traditional Western theology." Boyer, Pascal (2001). Religion Explained,. New York: Basic
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
San religion (2,337 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The San religion is the religion of the San people. Its original form is unknown as it's been extensively modified due to interactions with Christianity
Hermes (6,546 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hermes (/ˈhɜːrmiːz/; Greek: Ἑρμῆς) is an Olympian god in Greek religion and mythology, the son of Zeus and the Pleiad Maia, and the second youngest of
Vietnamese folk religion (2,884 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
Sequence (musical form) (1,098 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
Balinese Hinduism (1,988 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
century BC. 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
Incumbent (ecclesiastical) (869 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
services. In church law, the duties were spiritual ("spiritualities") and some form of assets to generate revenue (the "temporalities") were permanently linked
Dualism (4,060 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of different religions. In theology, dualism can refer to the relationship between God and creation or God and the universe. This form of dualism is
Zoomorphism (519 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
Protestantism (20,497 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
Polygamy (10,849 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
associated with the Muslim religion, although not all Muslim cultures practice it, and neither is it restricted to this religion. In cultures which practice
Madhya Pradesh (5,874 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
News". Rajasthan Patrika. Retrieved 8 December 2017.  "Madhya Pradesh Religion Census 2011". Office of the Registrar General and Census Commissioner,
Creation myth (3,747 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
Greek mythology (10,784 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
Mother goddess (3,115 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
chthonian religion, whether it invokes Demeter or is embodied by an equivalent goddess” (Bachofen, 88). Bachofen believed that the matriarchal form of social
Ancient Egyptian deities (11,645 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
Occult (1,771 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
Religion in Korea (218 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
same time, the government shows support for Cheondoism, a form of Korean indigenous religion. Grayson, 2002. pp. 120-138 Grayson, 2002. pp. 155-158
Ekasarana Dharma (2,826 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Dharma (Assamese এক শৰণ ধৰ্ম; literally: 'Shelter-in-One religion') is a panentheistic form of Hinduism founded and propagated by Srimanta Sankardeva
Proselytism (2,650 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
/ˈprɒsəlɪˌtɪzəm/ is the act of attempting to convert people to another religion or opinion. The word proselytize is derived from the Greek language prefix
Christianity (21,832 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
monotheistic religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus Christ, who is the focal point of the Christian faith. It is the world's largest religion, with
Self-concept (3,149 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
Jedi census phenomenon (2,694 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
Yazidis (11,404 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ezidkhan) who are strictly endogamous. Their religion, Yazidism, is linked to ancient Mesopotamian religions and combines aspects of Zoroastrianism, Islam
Revelation (5,272 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In religion and theology, revelation is the revealing or disclosing of some form of truth or knowledge through communication with a deity or other supernatural
Ghost Dance (3,149 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
region. The basis for the Ghost Dance, the circle dance, is a traditional form that has been used by many Indian peoples since prehistoric times, but this
Invocation (1,381 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
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
Rigvedic deities (533 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
Aghori (1,533 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
tradition according to Barrett (2008: p. 33): Lord Dattatreya, an antinomian form of Shiva closely associated with the cremation ground, who appeared to Baba
Émile Durkheim (9,331 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
Kirat Mundhum (839 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 Nepali tribes: Limbu, Rai, Sunuwar and Yakkha peoples of Nepal,
Æsir (3,120 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
ásynja, plural ásynjur) is a member of the principal pantheon in Norse religion. This pantheon includes Odin, Frigg, Thor, Baldr and Týr. The second pantheon
Ancient Canaanite religion (3,276 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
Evolutionary origin of religions (4,753 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
verbal, since the sacred truths have to be stated. If so, religion, at least in its modern form, cannot pre-date the emergence of language. It has been
Religion in China (33,671 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the spiritual world, a heritage that survives in some modern forms of Chinese religion. Ancient shamanism is especially connected to ancient Neolithic
Religious censorship (3,096 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
Evolutionism (1,240 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
Cult of the Supreme Being (1,274 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
Assyria (15,606 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. In 226, Assyria was largely
Greco-Roman mysteries (1,322 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
public. Mystery religions formed one of three types of Hellenistic religion, the others being the imperial cult, or the ethnic religion particular to a
Deism (9,910 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
Salvation (3,846 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
Timeline of religion (5,388 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
Hindutva (4,591 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
Ardhanarishvara (4,556 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ardhanarishwara (Sanskrit: अर्धनारीश्वर, Ardhanārīśwara) is a composite androgynous form of the Hindu God Shiva and his consort Parvati (also known as Devi, Shakti
Mars (mythology) (10,337 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
In ancient Roman religion and myth, Mars (Latin: Mārs, [maːrs]) was the god of war and also an agricultural guardian, a combination characteristic of early
Buddhism (25,050 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Buddhism ( /ˈbʊdɪzəm/ or /ˈbuːdɪzəm/) is a religion and dharma that encompasses a variety of traditions, beliefs and spiritual practices largely based
Psychopomp (569 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"guide of souls") are creatures, spirits, angels, or deities in many religions whose responsibility is to escort newly deceased souls from Earth to the
Mysticism (12,056 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
Happiness (4,645 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
quality of life, flourishing, and contentment. In philosophy and (western) religion, happiness may be defined in terms of living a good life, or flourishing
Ancient Mesopotamian religion (6,709 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, particularly Sumer, Akkad, Assyria and
Zeus (5,995 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Greek: Ζεύς Zeús [zdeǔ̯s]) is the sky and thunder god in ancient Greek religion, who ruled as king of the gods of Mount Olympus. His name is cognate with
Pan (god) (4,342 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
In Greek religion and mythology, Pan (/pæn/; Ancient Greek: Πάν, Pan) is the god of the wild, shepherds and flocks, nature of mountain wilds and rustic
Secularism in India (3,957 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
Heaven (7,796 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
Religion in Japan (6,000 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 Buddhism. According to surveys carried out in 2006 and 2008
Prayer (10,574 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
Dravidian folk religion (2,825 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
Gnosticism (13,712 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
be among the oldest of the Gnostic thought forms. These movements are considered by most to be religions in their own right, and are not emanations from
Vattisen Yaly (946 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
Scientism (3,935 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
Special Marriage Act, 1954 (1,342 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
Secular humanism (7,155 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
Korean shamanism (3,778 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;
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
Religion in Bangladesh (1,940 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Christians, Sikhs, animists and atheists form 1%.[self-published source] A survey in late 2003 confirmed that religion is the first choice by a citizen for
Zoophilia (10,141 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
Great Britain (6,647 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
2010.  Retrieved on 17 October 2011. "Analysis of Religion in the 2001 Census – Current Religion in Scotland". Scotland.gov.uk. Retrieved 15 August 2011
Telangana (5,884 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Telangana (/tɛlənˈɡɑːnə/ ( listen)) is one of the 29 states in India. Formed on 2 June 2014 as the newest state of India, from the northwestern part of
Oracle (2,871 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
predictions or precognition of the future, inspired by the gods. As such it is a form of divination. The word oracle comes from the Latin verb ōrāre "to pray"
Mithraism (20,568 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
mystery religion centred around the god Mithras that was practised in the Roman Empire from about the 1st to the 4th century CE. The religion was inspired
Norse mythology (3,583 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
9122020071(v. 2). Turville-Petre, E O Gabriel (1964). Myth and Religion of the North: The Religion of Ancient Scandinavia. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. Reprinted
Shinto (9,756 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(神道, Shintō), or kami-no-michi (among other names) is the traditional religion of Japan that focuses on ritual practices to be carried out diligently
Diana (mythology) (5,425 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
into a particular subset of celestial gods, referred to in histories of religion as frame gods. Such gods, while keeping the original features of celestial
Jainism (19,567 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(/ˈdʒeɪnɪzəm/), traditionally known as Jain Dharma, is an ancient Indian religion. Followers of Jainism are called "Jains", a word derived from the Sanskrit
Religion in ancient Rome (18,177 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion in Ancient Rome includes the ancestral ethnic religion of the city of Rome that the Romans used to define themselves as a people, as well as
Stregheria (1,896 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
pre-Christian form. Grimassi describes the roots of Stregheria as a syncretic offshoot of Etruscan religion that later blended with "Tuscan peasant religion", medieval
Religion in Gabon (563 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Major religions practised in Gabon include Christianity (Roman Catholicism and Protestantism), Islam, and traditional indigenous religious beliefs. Many
Yazdânism (2,582 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
Priest (5,918 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
charge"), is a religious leader authorized to perform the sacred rituals of a religion, especially as a mediatory agent between humans and one or more deities
Acclamation (459 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
An acclamation, in its most common sense, is a form of election that does not use a ballot. "Acclamation" or "acclamatio" can also signify a kind of ritual
Second Great Awakening (4,641 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
Nation (3,009 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
nationalism. He also claims that a nation is not formed on the basis of dynasty, language, religion, geography, or shared interests. Rather, "A nation
Medes (5,024 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
language of the Medes is unknown. The Medes had an ancient Iranian religion (a form of pre-Zoroastrian Mazdaism or Mithra worshipping) with a priesthood
Libation (3,401 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
Asura (3,832 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
Republicanism (6,748 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
Anglican Diocese of Peterborough (582 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
which was founded as a monastery in AD 655 and re-built in its present form between 1118 and 1238. Founded at the Dissolution of the Monasteries in
Religion in Denmark (1,684 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
Abrahamic religions (17,114 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Abrahamic religions, also referred to collectively as Abrahamism, are a group of Semitic-originated religious communities of faith that claim descent
Religion in Cuba (2,727 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
Reductionism (4,797 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
Mythology (6,670 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Forms of Folklore: Prose Narratives. University of California.  Bowker, John (2005). "Euhemerism". The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions.
Picts (6,299 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
by some sources, gradually merged with the Gaelic kingdom of Dál Riata to form the Kingdom of Alba (Scotland). Alba then expanded, absorbing the Brittonic
Zulu people (1,507 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
East Asian religions (3,108 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
Zulu people (1,507 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
Confession (religion) (4,351 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Confession, in many religions, is the acknowledgment of one's sins (sinfulness) or wrongs. Buddhism has been from its inception primarily a tradition
Blasphemy (3,601 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 to be a religious crime. As of 2012, anti-blasphemy
Satanism (11,176 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
religious studies scholars have described LaVey's Satanism as a form of "self-religion" or "self-spirituality", with religious studies scholar Amina Olander
Max Weber (14,154 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
Kamidana (469 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
Religious fanaticism (1,484 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 in Scotland (6,127 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
Faith (5,380 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
Theodicy (6,468 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Theodicy (/θiːˈɒdɪsi/), in its most common form, is an attempt to answer the question of why a good God permits the manifestation of evil. Some theodicies
Analytic philosophy (6,414 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Analytic Philosophy of Religion, Harris noted that analytic philosophy has been a very heterogeneous 'movement'.... some forms of analytic philosophy
Religious pluralism (7,634 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
Demography of Cornwall (424 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:
Romuva (religion) (1,964 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
Armenian mythology (1,990 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
Encyclical (896 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
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
Australian Aboriginal religion and mythology (4,883 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
thing that this religion has in common with Western religion as far as death is concerned. "For Aboriginal people when a person dies some form of the persons
Demeter (4,499 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In ancient Greek religion and Greek mythology, Demeter (/dɪˈmiːtər/; Attic: Δημήτηρ Dēmḗtēr, pronounced [dɛːmɛ́ːtɛːr]; Doric: Δαμάτηρ Dāmā́tēr) is the
Belief (8,007 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
Religion and video games (3,439 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
Five Pillars of Islam (2,046 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
al-Islām أركان الإسلام; also arkān al-dīn أركان الدين "pillars of the religion") are five basic acts in Islam, considered mandatory by believers and are
Magic and religion (3,020 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
Hierophany (353 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
constrictive word theophany (an appearance of a god). Eliade argues that religion is based on a sharp distinction between the sacred (God, gods, mythical
Interpretatio graeca (1,641 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
Old Norse religion (12,686 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Old Norse religion developed from early Germanic religion during the Proto-Norse period, when the North Germanic peoples separated into a distinct branch
David Hume (17,711 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
History of Religion. Here he argued that the monotheistic religions of Judaism, Christianity and Islam all derive from earlier polytheistic religions. He also
Marapu (945 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Marapu religion (also known as Marafu in Sumba) is a form of ancestral religion that is practiced mainly in the island of Sumba in Indonesia. Marapu
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
Heathenry (new religious movement) (13,695 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Heathenry, also termed Heathenism or Germanic Neopaganism, is a modern Pagan religion. Scholars of religious studies classify Heathenry as a new religious movement
Psychology of religion (10,186 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
its surroundings, and record its findings and hypotheses. Thus, religion is only a form of that search for knowledge, within which humans record various
Schism (2,642 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
Glossary of ancient Roman religion (34,498 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
Palo (religion) (1,281 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
the fact that the Kingdom of the Kongo adapted the Catholic religion and created a form of Kongo-Catholicism as early as the 15th century. Iconography
Sam Harris (4,385 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
He 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
Armenian neopaganism (1,917 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
Establishment Clause (3,813 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Establishment Clause together with the Free Exercise Clause form the constitutional right of freedom of religion that is protected by the First Amendment to the United
Nondenominational Christianity (995 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Westminster Assembly convened by the English Parliament to formulate a form of religion for the national churches of England and Scotland. In the debate between
Goddess (4,010 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
historical rise of monotheism in the Mediterranean Axis Age. Polytheist religions, including Polytheistic reconstructionists, honour multiple goddesses
Kalash people (6,890 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
ethnoreligious community, practising a religion which some scholars characterise as a form of animism, and other academics as "a form of ancient Hinduism". The neighbouring
Idolatry (11,171 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"idol", also known as a cult image, in the form of a physical image, such as a statue or icon. In Abrahamic religions, namely Christianity, Islam and Judaism
Buddhism in Russia (619 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
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
Bhagavad Gita (11,346 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
Prophets and messengers in Islam (3,877 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
Secularization (3,501 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
Human rights (15,218 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". Everyone has the right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion; this right
Tutelary deity (1,330 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
guard and preserve a place or a person are fundamental to ancient Roman religion. The tutelary deity of a man was his Genius, or that of a woman her Juno
Religion in the United States (10,683 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
state-endorsed religion. However, some states had established religions in some form until the 1830s. Modeling the provisions concerning religion within the
Hero (4,199 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
later given divine honors. Before the decipherment of Linear B the original form of the word was assumed to be *ἥρωϝ-, hērōw-; R. S. P. Beekes has proposed
Criticism of religion (13,148 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Criticism of religion is criticism of the ideas, the truth, or the practice of religion, including its political and social implications. Historical records
Ethics in religion (5,582 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
moral conduct. Most religions have an ethical component, often derived from supernatural revelation or guidance. Some assert that religion is necessary to
Muslim (2,877 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Muslim is someone who follows or practices Islam, a monotheistic Abrahamic religion. Muslims consider the Quran (Koran), their holy book, to be the verbatim
Tutelary deity (1,330 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
guard and preserve a place or a person are fundamental to ancient Roman religion. The tutelary deity of a man was his Genius, or that of a woman her Juno
Ares (3,485 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
people was given a more important and dignified place in ancient Roman religion as a guardian deity. During the Hellenization of Latin literature, the
Shunning (2,700 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
less formal group action which will spread to all members of the group as a form of solidarity. It is a sanction against association, often associated with
Tiamat (2,047 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In the religion of ancient Babylon, Tiamat (Akkadian: 𒀭𒋾𒊩𒆳 DTI.AMAT or 𒀭𒌓𒌈 DTAM.TUM, Greek: Θάλαττη Thálattē) is a primordial goddess of the salt
Aruba (4,112 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
often called the Dutch Caribbean. Aruba is one of the four countries that form the Kingdom of the Netherlands, along with the Netherlands, Curaçao, and
Agnosticism (7,518 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
does not exist". Agnosticism is a doctrine or set of tenets rather than a religion. English biologist Thomas Henry Huxley coined the word "agnostic" in 1869
Vaishnavism (14,254 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
all religions. The Pancaratra texts present the Vyuhas theory of avatars to explain how the absolute reality (Brahman) manifests into material form of
State religion (9,800 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A state religion (also called an established religion or official religion) is a religious body or creed officially endorsed by the state. A state with
Places of Worship Registration Act 1855 (1,521 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
Calvinism (11,863 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
generation of Reformed theologians. Calvin's Institutes of the Christian Religion (1536–59) was one of the most influential theologies of the era. Toward
Civil and political rights (2,435 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, and disability; and individual rights such as privacy and the freedoms of thought, speech, religion, press
Doctor of Ministry (158 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
professional doctorate which may be earned by a minister of religion who is concurrently engaged in some form of ministry. Under Association of Theological Schools
Covenant (biblical) (2,744 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
Cosmological argument (3,499 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Journal for Philosophy of Religion White, David E. "An argument for God's existence". International Journal for Philosophy of Religion.  Calvert, Brian. "Another
West Africa (5,675 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
populations of this region, and include Akan religion, Yoruba religion, Odinani, and Serer religion. They are spiritual but also linked to the historical and
Maluku (province) (627 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Office Maluku Province "BPS Provinsi Maluku". Maluku.bps.go.id. Retrieved 2016-05-01.  "Population by Region and Religion in Indonesia". BPS. 2010. 
Jupiter (mythology) (18,896 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
Interpretatio Christiana (1,503 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
Status quo (459 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
is the only solution that cannot be vetoed". Karl Marx viewed organized religion as a means for the bourgeoisie to keep the proletariat content with an
Problem of evil (15,795 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
Religion in Saudi Arabia (2,555 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
is the state religion of Saudi Arabia and its law requires that all citizens should be Muslims. Public worship by adherents of religions other than Islam
Shed (deity) (384 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
attempts by Akhenaten to proscribe the ancient religion of Egypt. Shed has also been viewed as a form of the Canaanite god Resheph. Shed can be depicted
Religion in Qatar (685 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
population, 0.7% follow other religions and 0.9% are unaffiliated to any religion, Qatar is also home to numerous other religions mostly from the Middle East
Organized religion (442 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 in which belief systems and rituals
Worship (2,021 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
extends this argument to suggest that religion and worship is a process whereby society worships itself, as a form of self-valorization and self-preservation
Lingayatism (4,249 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
have sought legal recognition as a religion distinct from Hinduism. Lingayatism shares beliefs with Indian religions, such as about reincarnation, samsara
Commodity fetishism (6,594 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
Major religious groups (2,758 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
instead of "religion" being synonymous with spirituality, authors began using the plural, "religions," to refer to both Christianity and other forms of worship
Freedom of religion in India (2,868 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
Tamil Nadu (14,780 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Christians, 5.9% Muslims, 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
Separation of church and state (13,953 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Denmark and the United Kingdom, maintain a form of constitutional recognition of an official state religion. The philosophy of the separation of the church
Parody religion (1,350 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A parody religion or mock religion is a belief system that challenges spiritual convictions of others, often through humor, satire, or burlesque (literary
Chinese Manichaeism (307 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
Vachana sahitya (690 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
tradition. Later poets, such as Basava (1160),The founder of LINGAYATH RELIGION, prime minister of Southern Kalachuri King Bijjala II, considered Chennaiah
Negative and positive atheism (874 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
none. Positive atheism, also called strong atheism and hard atheism, is the form of atheism that additionally asserts that no deities exist. The terms "negative
Invisible Pink Unicorn (1,555 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
Mixtec (1,484 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
Kitáb-i-Aqdas (3,117 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, in 1873. The work was written in Arabic under the Arabic title al-Kitābu
Religious communism (796 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
Mass (liturgy) (4,983 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
a term used to describe the main eucharistic liturgical service in many forms of Western Christianity. The term mass is commonly used in the Catholic
Anarchism and religion (2,754 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
List of lunar deities (963 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the culture, but they are often related. Some form of moon worship can be found in most ancient religions. The monthly cycle of the moon, in contrast
Islam in Mauritius (1,083 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
Sectarian violence (2,750 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 of Palestine (7,624 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
and instead decided to incorporate the West Bank with its own territory to form Jordan. The annexation was ratified in 1950 but was rejected by the international
Classifications of religious movements (2,975 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
State of Palestine (7,624 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
and instead decided to incorporate the West Bank with its own territory to form Jordan. The annexation was ratified in 1950 but was rejected by the international
Sectarian violence (2,750 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 (4,124 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
Zapotec civilization (2,593 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
Himachal Pradesh (5,832 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
one of the highest proportions of Hindu population in India. Other religions that form a small percentage are Islam, Buddhism and Sikhism. Muslims are mainly
Native American religion (3,375 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. This article focuses on Native North Americans. Traditional
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
Sociology (16,895 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
multiculturalism. Anti-racism forms another style of policy, particularly popular in the 1960s and 70s. The sociology of religion concerns the practices,
Christianity by country (3,215 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
religion after Islam. The United States has the largest Christian population in the world, followed by Brazil and Mexico. Christianity, in one form or
Yarsanism (3,241 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Yarsanism is a syncretic religion. Its followers, known as the Yarsani, Ahl-e Haqq , Ali-Allahi or Kaka'i (in Iraq) (Kurdish: یارسان‎, Yārsān, Persian:
Transcendence (religion) (2,613 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
In religion, transcendence refers to the aspect of a god's nature and power which is wholly independent of the material universe, beyond all physical laws
Relationship between religion and science (19,172 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
Sacred (2,566 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
Sect (1,676 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(the feminine form of the past participle of the verb secare, to cut), as though sects were scissions cast aside from the mainstream religion. There are
Temple (3,081 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
Hinduism in India (1,743 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This religion varies from Monotheism, Polytheism, Pantheism, Atheism and other tendencies, so considering another conception of God another form or avatar
Herma (1,046 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
appropriate height. The form originated in Ancient Greece, and was adopted by the Romans, and revived at the Renaissance in the form of term figures and Atlantes
Religion in Lebanon (1,082 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
List of Mycenaean deities (4,044 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Conventions Aegean civilizations Cycladic culture History of Greece History of religions History of writing Notes This list includes deities which in later
Greek primordial deities (897 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
2016-01-21.  Clay, Jenny Strauss (2006-05-26). The Politics of Olympus: Form and Meaning in the Major Homeric Hymns (2 ed.). London: Bristol Classical
Thelema (7,098 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
derived from Western esotericism. While it is most often regarded as a religion—a new religious movement in particular—it is also referred to as a philosophy
Anguilla (4,398 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
deficit, it introduced a 3% "Interim Stabilisation Levy", Anguilla's first form of income tax. On 7 September 2017, the Category 5 Hurricane Irma hit the
Canonical (521 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
Haruspex (1,120 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In the religion of Ancient Rome, a haruspex (plural haruspices; also called aruspex) was a person trained to practice a form of divination called haruspicy
Monarchy (4,922 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the state religion or established church. In the Western political tradition, a morally-based, balanced monarchy is stressed as the ideal form of government
Islamic views on evolution (2,946 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
over time," yet some others believe they have "always existed in present form." Muslim thinkers have proposed and accepted elements of the theory of evolution
Immanuel Kant (17,862 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
Freedom of thought (1,138 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
Kapu (875 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The kapu system was universal in lifestyle, gender roles, politics and religion. An offense that was kapu was often a corporal offense, but also often
Aten (1,463 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
originally an aspect of the god Ra. The deified Aten is the focus of the religion of Atenism established by Amenhotep IV, who later took the name Akhenaten
Garden (2,124 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
Human (18,172 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
size, establishing various forms of government, religion, and culture around the world, unifying people within regions to form states and empires. The rapid
Absolute (philosophy) (2,716 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
2016-04-27.  Schuon, Frithjof (1974). "Form and Substance in the Religions". Studies in Comparative Religion.  Ganguli, Kisari Mohan. "The Mahabharata
Roman Empire (32,300 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
influence of Latin and Greek language, culture, religion, inventions, architecture, philosophy, law and forms of government on the empire's descendants. Throughout
Sumerian religion (3,210 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Sumerian religion was the religion practiced and adhered to by the people of Sumer, the first literate civilization of ancient Mesopotamia. The Sumerians
Paganism (4,725 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
ancient writers regarding cultures known to classical antiquity. Forms of these religions, influenced by various historical pagan beliefs of premodern Europe
United Kingdom Census 2001 (2,076 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
Ancient Egyptian concept of the soul (1,972 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
expressions in the Egyptian language which incorporate the word jb. In Egyptian religion, the heart was the key to the afterlife. It was conceived as surviving
Polemic (855 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the exposition thereof: containing The Heathens infidelitie in religion... – took the form of a 250-line poem. Major political polemicists of the 18th century
Bastet (2,391 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Bastet was a goddess ancient Egyptian religion, worshiped as early as the 2nd Dynasty (2890 BCE). As Bast, she was the goddess of warfare in Lower Egypt
Hittite mythology and religion (2,974 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
French Wars of Religion (9,211 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The French Wars of Religion refers to a prolonged period of war and popular unrest between Roman Catholics and Huguenots (Reformed / Calvinist Protestants)
Anthropomorphism (6,255 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
their movements. In religion and mythology, anthropomorphism refers to the perception of a divine being or beings in human form, or the recognition of
I Ching (5,283 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
text read throughout the world, providing inspiration to the worlds of religion, psychoanalysis, business, literature, and art. Originally a divination
Druwi (374 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
Uttarakhand (7,461 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
College Research Institute. 53: 343–348. JSTOR 42936456.  "Population by religion community - 2011". Census of India, 2011. The Registrar General & Census
Connexionalism (495 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
Muslim world (11,305 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
unified Islamic community (Ummah), consisting of all those who adhere to the religion of Islam, or to societies where Islam is practiced. In a modern geopolitical
Uppland (642 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. Uppland is famous for having the
Religion and sexuality (9,485 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Each major religion has developed moral codes covering issues of sexuality, morality, ethics etc. These moral codes seek to regulate the situations which
Anthropomorphism (6,255 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
their movements. In religion and mythology, anthropomorphism refers to the perception of a divine being or beings in human form, or the recognition of
Otherworld (1,190 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The concept of an otherworld in historical Indo-European religion is reconstructed in comparative mythology. Its name is a calque of orbis alius (Latin
Mana (2,371 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
mana in the form of a spell which can be addressed by magic. Although Marett postulates an earlier pre-animistic phase, a "rudimentary religion" or "magico-religious"
Sacrilege (1,204 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
Muslim world (11,305 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
unified Islamic community (Ummah), consisting of all those who adhere to the religion of Islam, or to societies where Islam is practiced. In a modern geopolitical
Golden Rule (7,467 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
expectation of anything in return. The concept occurs in some form in nearly every religion and ethical tradition. It can also be explained from the perspectives
Uttarakhand (7,461 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
College Research Institute. 53: 343–348. JSTOR 42936456.  "Population by religion community - 2011". Census of India, 2011. The Registrar General & Census
Louisiana Voodoo (3,071 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 West and Central Africans populations of the
Bastet (2,391 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Bastet was a goddess ancient Egyptian religion, worshiped as early as the 2nd Dynasty (2890 BCE). As Bast, she was the goddess of warfare in Lower Egypt
I Ching (5,283 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
text read throughout the world, providing inspiration to the worlds of religion, psychoanalysis, business, literature, and art. Originally a divination
Edict of Milan (1,457 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 took place under Emperor Theodosius I in 380
Political hip hop (3,190 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
in the 1980s as a way of turning rap music into a call for action and a form of social activism. Inspired by 1970s political preachers such as The Last
Deva (Hinduism) (3,550 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
Druwi (374 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
Paleolithic religion (1,606 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Paleolithic religions are a set of spiritual beliefs thought to have appeared during the Paleolithic time period. Religious behaviour is thought[by whom
Freedom of religion (12,383 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Freedom of religion is a principle that supports the freedom of an individual or community, in public or private, to manifest religion or belief in teaching
Religion in Turkey (5,676 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
Hegelianism (3,069 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
Religion in Africa (3,651 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
Tibetan Muslims (697 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
Mongolian shamanism (2,283 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
Hades (4,790 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Modern linguists have proposed the Proto-Greek form *Awides ("unseen"). The earliest attested form is Aḯdēs (Ἀΐδης), which lacks the proposed digamma
Beti-Pahuin peoples (1,173 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
Witchcraft (18,416 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
been present or central at various times and in many diverse forms among cultures and religions worldwide, including both "primitive" and "highly advanced"
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
Divine command theory (4,056 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
Lakshadweep (3,691 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Lakshadwipa, which means "one hundred thousand islands" in Sanskrit. The islands form the smallest Union Territory of India: their total surface area is just 32 km2
History of the Jews in Indonesia (773 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
17 must carry a KTP, which includes the holder's religion and Indonesia only recognizes six religions: Islam, (non-Catholic) Christianity, Catholicism
Punjabi folk religion (1,807 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
Roman temple (4,310 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
Chhattisgarh (8,192 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
Religion in Cameroon (579 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
Supreme Being (403 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
Historical Slavic religion (4,269 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Slavic religion, in its narrower sense, defines the religious beliefs, godlores and ritual practices of the Slavs before the formal Christianisation of
Thirty-nine Articles (3,510 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Thirty-nine Articles of Religion (commonly abbreviated as the Thirty-nine Articles or the XXXIX Articles) are the historically defining statements
Western esotericism (8,919 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Judeo-Christian religion and from Enlightenment to rationalism. A trans-disciplinary field, esotericism has pervaded various forms of Western philosophy, religion, pseudoscience
Celtic polytheism (5,603 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
Sunday school (2,190 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
Unitarianism (7,815 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
Christian (4,112 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
person who follows or adheres to Christianity, an Abrahamic, monotheistic religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus Christ. "Christian" derives from
Bon (2,754 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Bön (Tibetan: བོན་, Wylie: bon, Lhasa dialect IPA: pʰø̃̀), is a Tibetan religion. It is almost indistinguishable from Tibetan Buddhism in terms of doctrines
Evangelicalism (10,393 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
that preceded and influenced the later evangelical revivals. According to religion scholar, social activist, and politician Randall Balmer, Evangelicalism
Progressive (362 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Islam Progressive Judaism, a major denomination within Judaism Progressive religion, a religious tradition which embraces theological diversity Progressive
Tigris (1,492 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hawizeh Marshes. Finally, the Tigris joins the Euphrates near al-Qurnah to form the Shatt-al-Arab. According to Pliny and other ancient historians, the Euphrates
Horse worship (945 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
Secular Buddhism (1,317 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Buddhist atheism, or Buddhist secularism—is a broad term for an emerging form of Buddhism and secular spirituality that is based on humanist, skeptical
Buddhist devotion (8,070 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
'faithful adherence to the [Buddhist] religion', but in later texts, the term develops the meaning of an advanced form of devotion. Apart from these terms
Druid (7,629 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
have been prevented by doctrine from recording their knowledge in written form, thus they left no written accounts of themselves. They are however attested
Puritans (7,140 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
were severely restricted in England by laws controlling the practice of religion. Their beliefs, however, were transported by the emigration of congregations
Youth ministry (683 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. In Protestant
New Hampshire (9,488 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
hero John Stark, editor Horace Greeley, founder of the Christian Science religion Mary Baker Eddy, poet Robert Frost, astronaut Alan Shepard, rock musician
Soapbox (801 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
orators, who have assembled at Speakers' Corner since 1872 to discuss religion, politics, and other topics. Blogs can be used as soapboxes within the
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. 
Shamanism (15,415 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
Tamils (12,634 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Pathuppāṭṭu; and the eight anthologies, Eṭṭuthogai shed light on early religion. Murugan was glorified as the red god seated on the blue peacock, who is
Kaharingan (1,835 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
this religion, and the Indonesian government views it as a form of Hinduism because the Indonesian government recognizes only six official religions, and
Asceticism (8,154 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
Druidry (modern) (7,285 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
all beings, including the environment itself. Many forms of modern Druidry are modern Pagan religions, although historically most modern Druids have identified
Testimony (1,372 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In law and in religion, testimony is a solemn attestation as to the truth of a matter. The words "testimony" and "testify" both derive from the Latin
Krishna (12,676 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Parrinder (1997). Avatar and Incarnation: The Divine in Human Form in the World's Religions. Oxford: Oneworld. pp. 19–24, 35–38, 75–78, 130–133. ISBN 978-1-85168-130-3
Spirituality (10,012 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
Hermaphroditus (2,245 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
and the origins of the cult of hermaphrodite beings stem from Eastern religions, where the hermaphrodite nature expressed the idea of a primitive being
Bel (mythology) (433 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
Sharia (15,259 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
a prophetic religion in its totality. For example, sharīʿat Mūsā means law or religion of Moses and sharīʿatu-nā can mean "our religion" in reference
Anglo-Saxon paganism (14,948 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
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
Agnostic atheism (1,783 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
El (deity) (5,076 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
supreme god of the Canaanite religion and the supreme god of the Mesopotamian Semites in the pre-Sargonic period. Cognate forms are found throughout the
Creationism (14,073 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
societies. In April 2010, the American Academy of Religion issued Guidelines for Teaching About Religion in K‐12 Public Schools in the United States, which
History of religions (2,191 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The history of religion refers to the written record of human religious experiences and ideas. This period of religious history begins with the invention
Ersu Shaba script (652 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ersu as [ndzārāmá], is the writing system used in texts of the indigenous religion of the Ersu people, which is rendered in Chinese as Shābā (沙巴). These scriptures
Good (5,852 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In its most general context of the study of morality, ethics, religion and philosophy, the good often refers to and denotes that conduct which is to be
First Amendment to the United States Constitution (14,072 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
from making any law respecting an establishment of religion, prohibiting the free exercise of religion, or abridging the freedom of speech, the freedom
Religion in India (8,351 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion in India is characterised by a diversity of religious beliefs and practices. The Secularism in India means treatment of all religions equally
Christian state (4,484 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A Christian state is a country that recognizes a form of Christianity as its official religion and often has a state church, which is a Christian denomination
Aphrodite (6,039 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
classical scholars had a general aversion to the idea that ancient Greek religion was at all influenced by the cultures of the Near East, but, even Friedrich
Reincarnation (16,714 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Abrahamic religions of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam do not believe that individuals reincarnate, particular groups within these religions do refer
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
Acosmism (1,106 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Encyclopedia of World Religions, Encyclopædia Britannica (1986), page 9, ISBN 978-1593394912 (2006 Reprint) Eduard von Hartmann, The religion of the future,
Liberal (401 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Islam, a religious outlook Liberal Judaism, a religious outlook Liberal religion, a religious tradition which embraces the theological diversity of a congregation
Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan (5,490 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
Polygyny (8,479 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"many", and γυνή gyne "woman" or "wife") is the most common and accepted form of polygamy, entailing the marriage of a man with several women. Most countries
Holy See (3,433 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of course. In the West, the adjective is not commonly added, but it does form part of an official title of two sees: besides the Diocese of Rome ("the
Confessional (691 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
hidden, but the penitent is visible to the public. Confessionals sometimes form part of the architectural scheme of the church; many finely decorated specimens
Iranian religions (540 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Iranian religions are religions which originated in Greater Iran. Proto-Indo-Iranian religion or Proto-Iranic religion: The various beliefs and practices
Argument from morality (2,146 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
polytheism. Marty, Elsa J. (2010-08-19). A Dictionary of Philosophy of Religion. Continuum International Publishing Group. p. 154. ISBN 9781441111975.
Mormonism (7,059 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
restored dispensation; it characterizes itself as the only true form of the Christian religion since the time of a Great Apostasy that began not long after
Religious studies (5,726 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
to define "religion" as a category, and which must be necessary in order for something to be classified as a "religion". There are two forms of monothetic
Censer (2,396 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
Chinese culture (12,495 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
literature, martial arts, cuisine, visual arts, philosophy, business etiquette, religion, politics and history have a profound impact on the world, while its traditions
International relations (7,489 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
interventionism, and human rights, as well, as, more recently, comparative religion. The history of international relations can be traced back to thousands
Meditation (16,097 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
Dievturība (500 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Neopagan religious movement which claims to be a modern revival of the folk religion of the Latvians before Christianization in the 13th century. Adherents
Iah (294 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
as Yah, Jah, Jah(w), Joh or Aah ) is a lunar deity in ancient Egyptian religion. His name simply means "Moon". By the New Kingdom, he was less prominent
Religion in the Netherlands (6,765 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
Religious violence (10,868 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religious violence is a term that covers phenomena where religion is either the subject or the object of violent behavior. Religious violence is, specifically
Hindu texts (4,337 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
On Arjuna's request, Krishna displays his "universal form" (Viśvarūpa). Bhakti Yoga (The Religion of Faith: contains 20 verses): Lord Krishna describes
Epic of Gilgamesh (6,321 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
in Epic of Gilgamesh Babylonian literature The Book of Giants Cattle in religion Sumerian creation myth Sumerian literature Krstovic, Jelena O., ed
Religion in Atlanta (1,693 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
Roman mythology (2,192 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
Social system (1,031 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
various shared characteristics such as location, socioeconomic status, race, religion, societal function, or other distinguishable features. The study of social
Youth ministry (683 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. In Protestant
Yin and yang (3,427 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
thought of as complementary (rather than opposing) forces that interact to form a dynamic system in which the whole is greater than the assembled parts.
Shaivism (14,789 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
and Nepal. While Shiva is revered broadly, Hinduism itself is a complex religion and a way of life, with a diversity of ideas on spirituality and traditions
Kaharingan (1,835 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
this religion, and the Indonesian government views it as a form of Hinduism because the Indonesian government recognizes only six official religions, and
Carl Jung (11,249 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
had "taken the place of God"—making it comparable to a religion in which "state slavery is a form of worship". Jung observed that "stage acts of [the] state"
Nganga (1,052 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"Nganga". Traditional African religions Traditional healers of South Africa Witch doctor Nganga Kiyangala Congo religion in Cuba African Intellectual
Confessional (691 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
hidden, but the penitent is visible to the public. Confessionals sometimes form part of the architectural scheme of the church; many finely decorated specimens
Theistic evolution (5,296 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
form of compatibilism, and as such it is viewed with disdain both by some atheists and many creationists. Hominization, in both science and religion
Religious studies (5,726 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
to define "religion" as a category, and which must be necessary in order for something to be classified as a "religion". There are two forms of monothetic
Apologetics (2,298 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. The term "apologetics" derives from the Ancient Greek word
Proto-Indo-European religion (6,086 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Proto-Indo-European religion is the belief system adhered to by the Proto-Indo-Europeans. Although this belief system is not directly attested, it has
Dashavatara (3,043 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
avatars of Vishnu, the Hindu god of preservation. Vishnu is said to descend in form of an avatar to restore cosmic order. The word Dashavatara derives from daśa
Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan (5,490 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
Psychological projection (1,610 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
when forming impressions of others. The projection is then only a by-product of the real defensive mechanism. Animism Anthropology of religion Displacement
Elohim (3,694 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the early period of Israelite identity and development of Ancient Hebrew religion. The ambiguity of the term elohim is the result of such changes, cast in
Islam in Southeast Asia (2,922 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Islam is the most widely practiced religion in Southeast Asia, numbering approximately 240 million adherents which translate to about 40% of the entire
New Atheism (4,762 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
group of thinkers and writers who advocate the view that superstition, religion and irrationalism should not simply be tolerated but should be countered
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. 
Alvars (1,752 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
sustenance of a culture that broke away from the ritual-oriented Vedic religion and rooted itself in devotion as the only path for salvation. In addition
Religious democracy (399 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
Tree of life (4,810 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
forms of creation, are both forms of the world tree or cosmic tree, according to the Encyclopædia Britannica, and are portrayed in various religions and
Indian religions (11,842 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Indian religions, sometimes also termed as Dharmic faiths or religions, are the religions that originated in the Indian subcontinent; namely Hinduism,
Buddhism in Japan (5,496 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
1980s, in terms of membership in organized religion. However, in terms of practice, 75% practice some form of Buddhism (compared with 90% practicing Shinto
Holy Spirit (2,622 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
understood differently among the Abrahamic religions. The term is also used to describe aspects of other religions and belief structures. The word "Spirit"
Somaliland (11,621 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
traditional religion exist in Somaliland, Islam is dominant to the Somali sense of national identity. Many of the Somali social norms come from their religion. For
Zalmoxis (2,352 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Zeuta and Deceneus. In modern times, theories and debate on the Zalmoxis religion by such scholars as Mircea Eliade are influenced by considerations of Romanian
Thailand (12,888 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
in Southeast Asia, Thailand was heavily influenced by the culture and religions of India, starting with the Kingdom of Funan around the 1st century CE
Religion in Atlanta (1,693 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
Ersu Shaba script (652 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ersu as [ndzārāmá], is the writing system used in texts of the indigenous religion of the Ersu people, which is rendered in Chinese as Shābā (沙巴). These scriptures
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
Nasheed (771 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
lyrics of a nasheed usually make reference to Islamic beliefs, history, and religion, as well as current events. Some Ulama argue that the use of musical instruments
Odia people (2,844 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
annual Rath Yatra in Puri draws pilgrims from across India. Under the Hindu religion, Odia people are believers of a wide range of sects with roots to historical
Political philosophy (6,764 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
times and demarcated a clear distinction between (1) nation and state (2) religion and state. The constitutions of Hindu states evolved over time and were
Argument from morality (2,146 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
polytheism. Marty, Elsa J. (2010-08-19). A Dictionary of Philosophy of Religion. Continuum International Publishing Group. p. 154. ISBN 9781441111975.
Ayyavazhi (12,172 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, journals, and academic researchers
Evil (4,774 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
opposed although reference to demonic influence is common in Chinese folk religion. Confucianism's primary concern is with correct social relationships and
Religion in Bulgaria (1,096 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
Hindu (9,612 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Court ruling: When we think of the Hindu religion, unlike other religions in the world, the Hindu religion does not claim any one prophet; it does not
Apollo (15,346 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
important and complex of the Olympian deities in classical Greek and Roman religion and Greek and Roman mythology. The ideal of the kouros (a beardless, athletic
Crime (6,404 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Government/political offences Harmful or dangerous drugs Offences against religion and public worship Offences against public justice/offences against the
Sanctum sanctorum (590 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
Totonac people (1,440 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
traditional religion was described in the early 1960s by the French ethnographer, Alain Ichon. No other major essay on Totonac religion has been found
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
Eschatological verification (345 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
Religious conversion (6,339 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
covertly, with the practices of the original religion, while outwardly maintaining the forms of the new religion. Over generations a family forced against
Henotheism (2,255 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
orientalist, brought the term into wider usage in his scholarship on the Indian religions, particularly Hinduism whose scriptures mention and praise numerous deities
Excommunication (10,827 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
as the Churches of Christ, use the term "disfellowship" to refer to their form of excommunication. The word excommunication means putting a specific individual
Religion in the Netherlands (6,765 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
Kisshōten (210 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
Totonac people (1,440 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
traditional religion was described in the early 1960s by the French ethnographer, Alain Ichon. No other major essay on Totonac religion has been found
Excommunication (10,827 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
as the Churches of Christ, use the term "disfellowship" to refer to their form of excommunication. The word excommunication means putting a specific individual
List of religious ideas in science fiction (7,989 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
Monism (5,709 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
many forms of religion are based on an experiential or intuitive understanding of "the Real". Nondualism, a modern reinterpretation of these religions, prefers
Religion in Bulgaria (1,096 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
Hajji (578 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Omo becomes Hajji Joshua Omo. "Hadži" is also used in Christian Orthodox religion for people who go on pilgrimage to the grave of Christ in Jerusalem. It
Black magic (2,392 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of magic to attain his goals. Satanism is not a white light religion; it is a religion of the flesh, the mundane, the carnal - all of which are ruled
Sanctum sanctorum (590 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
Religious conversion (6,339 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
covertly, with the practices of the original religion, while outwardly maintaining the forms of the new religion. Over generations a family forced against
Ingroups and outgroups (1,124 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
Gender in Bugis society (562 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
For one to be considered bissu, all aspects of gender must be combined to form a whole. That can include those who are born intersex. However, some of them
Canon (560 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 Inc., a Japanese imaging and optical products corporation Château
Agnostic theism (354 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
Spiritual (124 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Spirit, a non-physical entity Spiritual possession, a concept of many religions, where it is believed that a demon may take temporary control of a human
Maine (8,649 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
28% Protestant – 7% Evangelical Protestant – 4% Other religions – 1.7% Non-Christian religions include Hinduism, Islam, Buddhism and Bahá'í. The Catholic
Race and appearance of Jesus (5,324 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
extreme form in the Nazi theology of Positive Christianity. Scholars supporting the radical Aryan view also argued that being a Jew by religion was distinguishable
Cult image (2,049 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
Religion in Indonesia (7,277 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
Religion and mythology (3,783 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
Canadians (6,686 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
British, and more recent immigrant customs, languages and religions have combined to form the culture of Canada and thus a Canadian identity. Canada
Saturn (mythology) (4,013 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Saturn (Latin: Saturnus pronounced [saˈtʊr.nʊs]) is a god in ancient Roman religion, and a character in myth as a god of generation, dissolution, plenty, wealth
Religion in Serbia (1,120 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Serbia answered 'no' to the question "Is religion an important part of your daily life?" Freedom of religion is a right defined by the Constitution of
Discordianism (3,362 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Discordianism was founded as a parody religion. Many outside observers still regard Discordianism as a parody religion although some of its adherents may
Rite of passage (2,230 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
borders into a culturally different region, such as one where a different religion prevails. Rites of passage have three phases: separation, liminality,
Caesaropapism (1,235 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
Traditionalist School (2,453 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
are primordial and universal truths which form the source for, and are shared by all the major world religions. According to the Traditionalists, there
Oppland (450 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 http://www.vg.no/nyheter/innenriks/kom
Amun (3,649 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Pauly-Wissowa, Realencyclopädie Works on Egyptian religion quoted (in the encyclopædia) under Egypt, section Religion Ancient Egyptian Literature: Volume II:
Dystopia (3,934 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
real-world issues regarding society, environment, politics, economics, religion, psychology, ethics, science, or technology. However, some authors also
Pandeism (9,889 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Bible Encyclopedia had in 1975 described the religion of Babylon as "clearly a type of pan-deism formed from a synthesis of Christianity and paganism"
Religion in the Czech Republic (2,066 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion in the Czech Republic was dominated by Christianity until at least the early 20th century. Since the 1620 Battle of White Mountain religious sphere
Iðunn (2,835 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
Religion in Jordan (771 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
Separatism (3,348 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
victims of oppression, including denigration of their language, culture or religion. propaganda by those who hope to gain politically from intergroup conflict
Intuition (3,001 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
philosophical discussion. In the East intuition is mostly intertwined with religion and spirituality, and various meanings exist from different religious texts
Charas (898 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
Corruption (7,607 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Corruption is a form of dishonest or unethical conduct by a person entrusted with a position of authority, often to acquire personal benefit. Corruption
Marxism and religion (2,969 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
Dutch people (10,059 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Christianity has been the dominant religion in the region. In the early 16th century, the Protestant Reformation began to form and soon spread in the Westhoek
Brett Gurewitz (1,585 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
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
Dardic people (578 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
Slavic Native Faith (17,533 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Slavic Native Faith, Rodnovery, is a modern Pagan religion. Classified as a new religious movement, its practitioners harken back to the historical
Covenant (religion) (1,196 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
Piae Cantiones (755 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
published in 1582. It was compiled by Jacobus Finno (Latin form) or Jaakko Suomalainen (Finnish form), a clergyman who was headmaster of the cathedral school
Culture of Africa (3,557 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Africa. Culture and religion share space and are deeply intertwined in African cultures. In Ethiopia, Christianity and Islam form the core aspects of
Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga (1,981 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
side of the Rudra Sagar lake. The presiding deity, Lord Shiva in the lingam form is believed to be Swayambhu, deriving currents of power (Shakti) from within
Maya civilization (23,126 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
length. Their actual form varies considerably but they generally depict human, animal and geometric forms associated with Maya religion. Eccentric flints
Ten Commandments (9,663 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
evolution of Israelite religion. Critics instead began to suppose that law and ritual could be of equal importance, while taking different form, at different times
Culture of Africa (3,557 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Africa. Culture and religion share space and are deeply intertwined in African cultures. In Ethiopia, Christianity and Islam form the core aspects of
Charas (898 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
Religion and environmentalism (3,116 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion and Nature in 2005, which was edited by Bron Taylor. Taylor also led the effort to form the International Society for the Study of Religion,
Washington (state) (11,272 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Association. Retrieved August 19, 2013.  "Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life (2014)". Religions.pewforum.org. Retrieved September 12, 2015.  "LDS Statistics
Religious tourism (532 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
Festival (1,679 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
that community and its religion or traditions. It is often marked as a local or national holiday, mela, or eid. Next to religion and folklore, a significant
Egyptian mythology (9,179 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
beliefs that these myths express are an important part of ancient Egyptian religion. Myths appear frequently in Egyptian writings and art, particularly in
History of Hinduism (18,490 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
coincides with the development of Indian religions since Iron Age India. It has thus been called the "oldest living religion" in the world. Scholars regard Hinduism
Interfaith marriage (3,284 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
religion; this excludes a marriage of a spouse belonging to religion X to a spouse who has undergone religious conversion from religion Y to religion
Dardic people (578 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
Theology (5,718 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the primary forms of study are likely to include: Anthropology of religion Comparative religion History of religions Philosophy of religion Psychology
Piae Cantiones (755 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
published in 1582. It was compiled by Jacobus Finno (Latin form) or Jaakko Suomalainen (Finnish form), a clergyman who was headmaster of the cathedral school
Balinese people (1,038 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Melanesian origin. Balinese culture is a mix of Balinese Hindu-Buddhist religion and Balinese customs. It is perhaps most known for its dance, drama and
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
Culture of India (12,651 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Jainism, Sikhism, and other religions. Collectively known as Indian religions. Indian religions are a major form of world religions along with Abrahamic ones
Albanians (14,619 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
with 1,616,869. The most widespread religion among Albanians in Kosovo is Islam (mostly Sunni; the other religion Kosovar Albanians practice is Roman
Primus inter pares (2,447 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
Laïcité (3,489 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
Slavery (19,305 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
nytimes.com. 31 May 2016. Retrieved 1 June 2016.  "Religion & Ethics – Modern slavery: Modern forms of slavery". BBC. January 30, 2007. Retrieved June
Neo-völkisch movements (3,093 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
Political religion (2,621 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
Eight per thousand (1,451 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
Religions of the ancient Near East (2,355 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
Staffordshire (3,411 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Statistics. "Religion in Staffordshire". Neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk. Retrieved 4 June 2012.  Neighbourhood Statistics. "Religion in Stoke-on-Trent"
Transgender people and religion (7,575 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
Jingpo people (2,879 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
major religion among the Jingpo. Traditional Jingpo dwellings are usually two stories and built out of wood and bamboo. The houses are of oval form; the
Gifford Lectures (2,480 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
Presbyterian polity (3,352 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
bishop; and before the urging of the devil gave rise to factionalism in religion, so much that it was being said among the people, 'I am of Paul, I of Apollos
Constantine the Great and Christianity (3,157 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the Great (306–337 AD), Christianity began to transition to the dominant religion of the Roman Empire. Historians remain uncertain about Constantine's reasons
Sanamahism (774 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 Meitei people from
Religion in Zambia (975 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
express thoughts and practice any religion. Christianity is believed to have arrived in Zambia in the form of European Protestant missionaries
Malaysian Malay (1,126 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
culture at different times, aided by similarity in lifestyle and common religion. Among notable groups are the Acehnese, Banjar, Bugis, Javanese and Minangkabau
Emergence (8,031 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
called[by whom?] emergentism. Almost all accounts of emergentism include a form of epistemic or ontological irreducibility to the lower levels. In philosophy
Christian communism (2,613 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Christian communism is a form of religious communism based on Christianity. It is a theological and political theory based upon the view that the teachings
Andaman and Nicobar Islands (3,577 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Office of Registrar General & Census Commissioner of India "Population by religion community – 2011". Census of India, 2011. The Registrar General & Census
Buddhism in Thailand (7,288 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Buddhism in Thailand has also become integrated with folk religion as well as Chinese religions from the large Thai Chinese population. Buddhist temples
Art (10,212 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
patterns, calligraphy, and architecture. Further east, religion dominated artistic styles and forms too. India and Tibet saw emphasis on painted sculptures
Eastern Province, Sri Lanka (2,064 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
and 2006 the province was temporarily merged with the Northern Province to form the North Eastern Province. The capital of the province is Trincomalee.
Malaysia (16,188 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
indigenous peoples. The constitution grants freedom of religion but recognises Islam as the established religion of the state. The government system is closely
Germanic religion (aboriginal) (3,813 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
took various forms in different areas of the Germanic world. The best documented version was that of 10th and 11th century Norse religion, although other
Huichol people (4,218 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
themselves part of the Guachichil ethnic group. Central to the traditional religion of the Wixárika is the gathering of hikuri (a hallucinogenic cactus) in
Punjabis (8,686 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
amongst the major world religions, with 25-28 million adherents worldwide, Sikhi is the ninth-largest religion in the world. Sikhs form a majority of close
Thoth (2,760 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Osiris. The Egyptians credited him as the author of all works of science, religion, philosophy, and magic. The Greeks further declared him the inventor of
Meme (6,773 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
to understand and explain religion in terms of a cultural attribute, Richard Dawkins called for a re-analysis of religion in terms of the evolution of
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
Hawaiian religion (2,695 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
Nagaland (8,114 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
more vocally explicit form of worship. The Constitution of India grants all citizens a freedom to leave, change or adopt any religion and its new sects.
Rooster (7,065 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Torajan cosmology. Kaharingan, an animist folk religion of the Iban branch of the Dayak people, accepted as a form of Hinduism by the Indonesian government
Burmese folk religion (2,445 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Myanmar's folk religion refers to the animistic and polytheistic religious worship of nats (deities of local and Hindu origin) in Burma (Myanmar). Although
Consumerism (4,218 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
irrational and confounding form of economic behaviour. Veblen's scathing proposal that this unnecessary consumption is a form of status display is made