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Atheism (15,699 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
Bahá'í Faith (10,406 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
pronunciation: [bæhɒːʔiː], Arabic: بهائية‎‎‎ Bahá'iyya /bəˈhaɪ/) is a monotheistic religion which emphasizes the spiritual unity of all humankind. Three core principles
Losing My Religion (2,606 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
about the R.E.M. song. For other uses, see Losing My Religion (disambiguation). "Losing My Religion" is a song by the American alternative rock band R.E
Iranian religions (595 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
For religion in the country of Iran, see Religion in Iran. Iranian religions are religions which originated in Greater Iran. Proto-Indo-Iranian religion
Religion (12,244 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
philosophical set of beliefs about the meaning of existence. For other uses, see Religion (disambiguation). See also: Philosophy and Culture Not to be confused with
Religious studies (5,832 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Studies (journal). Religious studies, alternately known as the study of religion, is the multi-disciplinary academic field devoted to research into religious
Philosophy of religion (2,911 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Philosophy of religion according to the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy is, "the philosophical examination of the central themes and concepts involved
Urreligion (419 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
notion of an "original" or "youngest" form of religious tradition. The term contrasts with organized religion, such as the theocracies of the early urban
Yao folk religion (735 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Yao folk religion is the ethnic religion of the Yao people, a non-Sinitic ethnic groups who reside in the Guangxi, Hunan and surrounding provinces of
Religion in Korea (258 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
a form of Korean indigenous religion and is allowing a small revival for Buddhism to occur Freedom of religion in North Korea Freedom of religion in
Religion in the Bahamas (223 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion in the Bahamas reflects the country's diversity. The Bahamas are mainly Protestants. More than 91 percent of the population of the Bahamas professes
Ancient Mesopotamian religion (6,384 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Mesopotamian religion refers to the religious beliefs and practices of the civilizations of ancient Mesopotamia. The religious development of Mesopotamia
History of religions (2,156 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
see History of Religions (journal). For the academic study of religion in general, see Religious studies. For the history of religions school, see History
Psychology of religion (12,140 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Psychology of religion consists of the application of psychological methods and interpretive frameworks to religious traditions, as well as to both religious
Anthropology of religion (1,556 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Anthropology of religion is the study of religion in relation to other social institutions, and the comparison of religious beliefs and practices across
Religious disaffiliation (2,120 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
right not to profess any religion or belief." The committee further stated that "the freedom to have or to adopt a religion or belief necessarily entails
Sarnaism (525 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
a distinct religion belonging to the larger family of Indian religions; because of this negligence, Sarnaism was "subsumed" as a folk form of Hinduism
Ancient Greek religion (3,526 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Greek religion encompasses the collection of beliefs, rituals, and mythology originating in ancient Greece in the form of both popular public religion and
Major religious groups (2,472 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"World religions" redirects here. For other uses, see World religions (disambiguation). For a breakdown by religion List of religions and spiritual traditions
Sociology of religion (4,793 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
see Sociology of Religion (book). Sociology of religion is the study of the beliefs, practices and organizational forms of religion using the tools and
Section 116 of the Constitution of Australia (3,570 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
making laws for establishing any religion, imposing any religious observance, or prohibiting the free exercise of any religion. Section 116 also provides that
Greek mythology (10,893 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
Miao folk religion (1,609 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
Religion in Montenegro (571 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
Organized religion (455 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Organized religion (or organised religion—see spelling differences), also known as institutional religion, is religion as a social institution, in which
Religion in South Sudan (507 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
in South Sudan, though all agree that the three main religions are African Traditional Religion, Christianity and Islam. The South Sudanese President
Religion in Kiribati (663 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
by `Abdu'l-Bahá, then head of the religion, that Bahá'ís should take the religion to the Gilbert Islands which form part of modern Kiribati. The first
Gallo-Roman religion (444 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Gallo-Roman religion was a fusion of the traditional religious practices of the Gauls, who were originally Celtic speakers, and the Roman and Hellenistic
Comparative religion (1,767 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Iranian religions), Indian religions, East Asian religions, African religions, American religions, Oceanic religions, and classical Hellenistic religions.
Native American religion (3,235 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Native American religions are the spiritual practices of the indigenous peoples of the Americas. Traditional Native American ceremonial ways can vary
Magic and religion (3,045 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Magical thinking in various forms is a cultural universal and an important aspect of religion. Magic is prevalent in all societies, regardless of whether
Irreligion (1,948 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Irreligion (adjective form: non-religious or irreligious) is the absence, indifference, rejection of, or hostility towards religion. When characterized
Grammy Award for Best Music Video (1,062 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Gramophone Awards, to performers, directors, and producers of quality short form music videos. Honors in several categories are presented at the ceremony
Religion in the Republic of Macedonia (678 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In the Republic of Macedonia, the most common religion is Orthodox Christianity, practiced by most of the ethnic Macedonians. Muslims are the second-largest
Religion and mythology (3,766 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
Poetry (10,577 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This article is about the art form. For other uses, see Poetry (disambiguation). "Poem", "Poems", and "Poetic" redirect here. For other uses, see Poem
Parody religion (1,354 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
Bon (2,457 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Tibetan religion. For other uses, see Bon (disambiguation). Bon or Bön (Tibetan: བོན་, Wylie: bon, Lhasa dialect IPA: [pʰø̃̀]) is a Tibetan religion, which
Vattisen Yaly (953 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
could be categorised as a peculiar form of Tengrism, a related revivalist movement of Central Asian traditional religion, however it differs significantly
Theories about religions (6,691 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
Religion in Uruguay (348 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
no religion (23.2% as "believing in God but without religion", 17.2% as atheist or agnostic), 0.6% as followers of Umbanda or other African religions, 0
San religion (2,318 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The San religion is the religion of the San people. Cagn (also known Kaang or /Kaggen) is the supreme god of the San. He is the first being and the creator
Evolutionary origin of religions (4,670 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"Origin of religion" redirects here. For other uses, see Origin of religion (disambiguation). The emergence of religious behavior by the Neolithic period
Religion in Qatar (691 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
majority religion in Qatar. The vast majority of Qataris adhere to Islam, with a small number of naturalised Qataris keeping their religion of birth.
Relationship between religion and science (17,770 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
Matriarchal religion (1,229 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
religion is a religion that focuses on a goddess or goddesses. The term is most often used to refer to theories of prehistoric matriarchal religions that
State religion (8,433 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A state religion (also called an established religion, state church, established church, or official religion) is a religious body or creed officially
Mesoamerican religion (1,338 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
discouraged putting anything down in writing that might preserve pre-conquest religion. If tolerated at all, the recording these observations was a very subjective
Religion in Tanzania (662 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Current statistics on religion in Tanzania are unavailable because religious surveys have been eliminated from government census reports since 1967. Religious
Religion in Tanzania (662 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Current statistics on religion in Tanzania are unavailable because religious surveys have been eliminated from government census reports since 1967. Religious
Mesoamerican religion (1,338 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
discouraged putting anything down in writing that might preserve pre-conquest religion. If tolerated at all, the recording these observations was a very subjective
Aliran kepercayaan (283 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
meditation-based spiritual path than a religion. Some animists combine their beliefs with one of the government-recognized religions. As a body of belief, kebatinan
Jedi census phenomenon (2,614 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
that determines a religion per definition of the ABS, but there would need to be a belief system or philosophy as well as some form of institutional or
Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion (576 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion is a philosophical work by the Scottish philosopher David Hume. Through dialogue, three philosophers named Demea
Diocese of Kilmore, Elphin and Ardagh (540 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ireland broke communion when it created the Church of Ireland as the State Religion in the Kingdom of Ireland assuming possession of most Church property.
Religion in Lesotho (262 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
influence Songoma, a form of traditional medicine. Missionaries are active in the country. The Constitution provides for freedom of religion, and the Government
Religion in Kenya (1,065 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
predominant Religion in Kenya is Christianity, which is adhered to by an estimated 82.6% of the total population. Islam is the second largest religion in Kenya
Zoomorphism (502 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
Religion in Peru (915 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion in Peru is characterised by a diversity of religious beliefs and practices. The Peruvian government is closely allied with the Catholic Church
Paleolithic religion (1,627 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Paleolithic religions are the set of spiritual beliefs thought to have appeared during the Paleolithic time period. Religious behaviour is thought to
Religion in Guinea-Bissau (263 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
country without restriction. The Constitution provides for freedom of religion, and the Government generally respected this right in practice. In 2007
Antireligion (1,805 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
opposition to religion. The term may be used to describe opposition to organized religion, or to describe a broader opposition to any form of belief in
Ætsæg Din (934 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Faith", "Right Faith") is the modern organised revival of Ossetian ethnic religion (see Ossetian mythology), emerging since the 1980s. The Ossetians are an
Heathenry (new religious movement) (12,329 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Heathenry, also termed Heathenism or Germanic Neopaganism, is a modern Pagan religion. Classified as a new religious movement, its practitioners model their
God Is Not Great (4,273 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Great: How Religion Poisons Everything is a 2007 book by author and journalist Christopher Hitchens, in which Hitchens criticises religion. It was published
Religion in Gabon (344 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Major religions practiced in Gabon include Christianity (Roman Catholicism and Protestantism), Islam, and traditional indigenous religious beliefs. Many
East Asian religions (3,192 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
comparative religion, the East Asian religions (also known as Far Eastern religions or Taoic religions) form a subset of the Eastern religions. This group
Religion in the Falkland Islands (302 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion in the Falkland Islands is predominantly Christianity, of which the primary denominations are Church of England, Roman Catholic, United Free Church
Vietnamese folk religion (2,893 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
Chinese folk religion (21,061 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
Religions of the ancient Near East (2,376 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Sumerian religion of ancient Mesopotamia. Offshoots of Proto-Semitic religion include Assyro-Babylonian religion, Canaanite religion, and Arabian religion. Judaism
Natural religion (728 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
to all human beings, see: urreligion origin of religion anthropology of religion As a reverent form of nature worship, embodied in a statement by Frank
Indonesia (14,890 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hindus, and Dayak Christians—practice a less orthodox, syncretic form of their religion, which draws on local customs and beliefs. Most of indigenous native
Freedom of religion (11,144 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of religion or freedom of belief is a principle that supports the freedom of an individual or community, in public or private, to manifest religion or
Mun (religion) (1,362 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Bongthingism) is the traditional polytheistic, animist, shamanistic, and syncretic religion of the Lepcha people. It predates the seventh century Lepcha conversion
Religion and video games (3,496 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
Religion in Louisville, Kentucky (1,317 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion in Louisville, Kentucky includes religious institutions of various faiths; including Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism and Sikhism
Dravidian folk religion (2,801 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
Religion in Japan (5,785 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion in Japan is dominated by Shinto (the ethnic religion of the Japanese people) and by Buddhist schools and organisations. According to surveys
Ancestor veneration in China (2,166 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
primordial religion as faith in God (Shangdi)'s original form. Mou Zhongjian defines "clan-based traditional patriarchal religion" as "an orthodox religion that
Freedom of religion in Taiwan (1,261 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"Freedom of religion in the Republic of China" redirects here. For the People's Republic, see Freedom of religion in the People's Republic of China. Freedom
Animism (4,884 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Tylor, animism represented the earliest form of religion, being situated within an evolutionary framework of religion which has developed in stages and which
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
Religion in Cuba (2,617 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
Kirant Mundhum (883 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Kirati Mundum), also called Kiratism or Kirantism or simply Mundum, is the religion of the Kiratis: Limbu, Rai, Sunuwar and Yakkha peoples of Nepal, India
Evolutionary psychology of religion (2,732 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
psychology of religion is the study of religious belief using evolutionary psychology principles. It is one approach to the psychology of religion. As with
Political religion (2,568 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
Islam (17,683 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
الإسلام‎‎, al-ʾIslām IPA: [alʔisˈlaːm] ( listen); is an Abrahamic monotheistic religion articulated by the Qur'an, a religious text considered by its adherents
Ancient Egyptian deities (11,382 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Egypt. The beliefs and rituals surrounding these gods formed the core of ancient Egyptian religion, which emerged sometime in prehistory. Deities represented
Taoism (8,369 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%
Ancient Canaanite religion (2,760 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
French Wars of Religion (8,703 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
French civil wars, see Fronde and French Revolution. The French Wars of Religion (1562–98) is the name of a period of civil infighting and military operations
Religious conversion (6,427 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
about voluntary acceptance of a religion. For forced conversion, see Forced conversion. For renunciation of a religion, see Apostasy. Religious conversion
Civil religion (3,008 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
foundation essential for any modern society. For Rousseau, civil religion was intended simply as a form of social cement, helping to unify the state by providing
Religious censorship (2,824 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
Secularity (897 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Secularity (adjective form secular, from Latin saecularis meaning "worldly" or "temporal") is the state of being separate from religion, or of not being exclusively
Marxism and religion (3,039 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
working classes false hope for millennia. At the same time Marx saw religion as a form of protest by the working classes against their poor economic conditions
Article 15 of the Constitution of Singapore (8,092 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
guarantees freedom of religion in Singapore. Specifically, Article 15(1) states: "Every person has the right to profess and practise his religion and to propagate
American civil religion (5,499 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
century, but in current form, the theory was developed by sociologist Robert Bellah in 1967 in his article, "Civil Religion in America." The topic soon
Marxism and religion (3,039 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
working classes false hope for millennia. At the same time Marx saw religion as a form of protest by the working classes against their poor economic conditions
Freedom of religion in China (5,083 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Freedom of religion in China is provided for by the country's constitution, with an important caveat: the government protects what it calls "normal religious
Article 15 of the Constitution of Singapore (8,092 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
guarantees freedom of religion in Singapore. Specifically, Article 15(1) states: "Every person has the right to profess and practise his religion and to propagate
Religious democracy (330 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
democracy is a form of government where the values of a particular religion affect laws and rules. The term applies to all countries in which religion is incorporated
Religion in Nepal (883 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(for example Newar) in forms which are strongly influenced by Hinduism; Kiratism otherwise is the grassroots native religion of populations belonging
Historical Vedic religion (4,636 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The religion of the Vedic period (also known as Vedism, ancient Hinduism, Brahmanism and Vedic Brahmanism) was the religion of the Indo-Aryans of northern
Hellenism (religion) (2,979 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
the historical Hellenistic religion, see Hellenistic religion. Hellenism (Greek: Ἑλληνισμός), the Hellenic ethnic religion (Ἑλληνικὴ ἐθνική θρησκεία)
Institutes of the Christian Religion (2,205 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Institutes of the Christian Religion (Latin: Institutio Christianae religionis) is John Calvin's seminal work of Protestant systematic theology. Highly
Proto-Indo-European religion (5,063 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The religion of the Proto-Indo-Europeans is not directly attested, but reconstruction has been attempted based on the existence of similarities among the
Brett Gurewitz (1,586 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Puciato. Gurewitz joined Bad Religion in 1980 at the age of 18, when he, Greg Graffin, Jay Bentley and Jay Ziskrout agreed to form a band. After releasing
Yoruba religion (2,440 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Yoruba religion, comprising the traditional religious concepts and practices of the Yoruba people, is found primarily in southwestern Nigeria and the
Religion in the United States (9,985 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
status of religion in the United States. For information about the historical role of religion, see History of religion in the United States. Religion in the
Deconstruction and religion (2,910 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
developed by French philosopher Jacques Derrida, to religion. Those who take a deconstructive approach to religion identify closely with the work of Derrida, especially
Criticism of religion (14,323 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
§ Religious criticism. Criticism of religion is criticism of the concepts, doctrines, validity, and/or practices of religion, including associated political
Religion in ancient Rome (18,367 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion in ancient Rome encompasses the ancestral ethnic religion of the city of Rome that the Romans used to define themselves as a people, as well as
Greco-Roman mysteries (1,321 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
general public. Mystery religions form one of three types of Hellenistic religion, the others being the imperial cult or ethnic religion particular to a nation
Scythian religion (1,123 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Scythian religion refers to the mythology, ritual practices and beliefs of the Scythians, an ancient Iranian people who dominated Central Asia and the
Tiandi teachings (651 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
actually a later development of the former, established in the 1980s. These religions focus on the worship of the "Heavely Deity" or "Heavenly Emperor" (Tiāndì
Ancient Egyptian religion (9,806 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
See also: Egyptian mythology Ancient Egyptian religion was a complex system of polytheistic beliefs and rituals which were an integral part of ancient
Ietsism (1,027 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"Belief without religion" redirects here. For a similar concept, see Spiritual but not religious. Ietsism (Dutch: ietsisme (pronounced [itsˈɪsmə]) – "somethingism")
Bad Religion (9,240 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
see Bad Religion (EP). For the song by Godsmack, see Bad Religion (Godsmack song). For the song by Frank Ocean, see Channel Orange. Bad Religion is an American
Freedom of religion in Ecuador (675 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Freedom of religion in Ecuador is guaranteed by the country's constitution, and the government generally respects this right in practice. Government policy
Postmodern religion (1,861 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Postmodern religion is any type of religion that is influenced by postmodernism and postmodern philosophies. Examples of religions that may be interpreted
Religion in Belgium (1,998 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
There are many active religions in Belgium. Christianity, in particular Roman Catholicism, is the largest religion in Belgium. About 58% of the population
New Age (15,503 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the movement as a "religion". The New Age movement is a form of Western esotericism. Hanegraaff considered the New Age to be a form of "popular culture
Religion in Moldova (761 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion in Moldova is separate from the state in that it is much different from any other state religion in Western Europe. The Constitution of the Republic
Australia (14,958 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
language of about 5,500 deaf people. Main article: Religion in Australia Australia has no state religion; Section 116 of the Australian Constitution prohibits
Religion in Denmark (1,564 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
The Psychology of Religion and Coping (829 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
links between religion and coping. One of the important qualities of this book is that there is no effort to view religion as one form of coping or to
Religion in Sierra Leone (495 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Islam is the largest religion in Sierra Leone, with significant Christian and animist minorities. According to a 2015 estimate from the Pew Research Centre
Agnosticism (7,414 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 as such. Thomas Henry Huxley, an English biologist, coined the word "agnostic"
Religion in Taiwan (3,586 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
and form the Taiwanese Chinese ethnic group, exchanges between the indigenous religion of the Austronesian aborigines and the Chinese folk religion occurred
Nuo folk religion (1,352 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Nuo folk religion, or extendedly Chinese popular exorcistic religion, is a variant of Chinese folk religion with its own system of temples, rituals, orders
State atheism (5,969 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
repressive states. Main article: Marxism and religion A communist state, in popular usage, is a state with a form of government characterized by one-party
Freedom of religion in Benin (631 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Constitution provides for freedom of religion, and the Government generally respected this right in practice. There were no reports of societal abuses
Anarchism and religion (2,637 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
Augustinian theodicy (4,303 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
born in Roman Africa (present-day Algeria). He followed the Manichaean religion during his early life, but converted to Christianity in 386. His two major
Religion in Suriname (694 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion in Suriname is characterized by a range of religious beliefs and practices due to its ethnic diversity. According to the most recent census (2012)
Separation of church and state (12,204 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
a concept defining the distance in the relationship between organized religion and the nation state. It may refer to creating a secular state, with or
Religion in Bulgaria (1,097 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
West Bengal (11,427 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Christians, Buddhists and others form a minuscule part of the population. As of 2011, Hinduism is the largest religion followed by 70.53% of the total
Religion in the Dominican Republic (1,274 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The many kinds of religion in the Dominican Republic have been growing and changing. Historically, Catholicism dominated the religious practices of the
Encyclical (892 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
primates, archbishops and bishops who are in communion with the Holy See. The form of the address can vary widely, and may concern bishops in a particular area
Religion in Africa (3,667 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
Eastern religions (1,759 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Eastern religions refers to religions originating in the Eastern world— East, South and Southeast Asia —and thus having dissimilarities with Western religions
Religion in Jersey (1,550 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
size, the population of Jersey is made of people with a diverse range of religions and beliefs. Traditionally seen as a Christian island, Jersey's established
Religion in Lebanon (937 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
Religion in Asia (4,086 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Asian religions East Asian religions (also known as Far Eastern religions, Chinese religions, or Taoic religions) form a subset of the Eastern religions.
Religion in China (28,332 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
spiritual and shamanic heritage is preserved to this day in the forms of Chinese folk religion, including Taoism. Ancient shamanism exhibits features that
Earth religion (4,034 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
any religion that worships the earth, nature, or fertility gods and goddesses, such as the various forms of goddess worship or matriarchal religion. Some
Religion in Lebanon (937 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
Hawaiian religion (2,723 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
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
Max Weber (14,390 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
Religion in Serbia (1,156 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
Njuup (441 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Serers must go through once in their lifetime as commanded by the Serer religion). Main article: Ndut initiation rite The history of Njuup derives from
Planetary objects proposed in religion, astrology, ufology and pseudoscience (2,732 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Nibiru cataclysm Other moons of Earth Religious cosmology Stars proposed in religion (disambiguation) UFO conspiracy theory Graves, Robert and Patai, Raphael
Polytheism (4,514 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
was the typical form of religion during the Bronze Age and Iron Age, up to the Axial Age and the development of Abrahamic religions which enforced strict
State Shinto (4,077 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
Aradia, or the Gospel of the Witches (3,800 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
wrote that "the witches even yet form a fragmentary secret society or sect, that they call it that of the Old Religion, and that there are in the Romagna
Tripura (10,346 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
provide historical evidence of artistic fusion between organised and tribal religions. The Ujjayanta Palace in Agartala was the former royal abode of the Tripuri
Shenism in Southeast Asia (1,898 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Indonesian folk religion) and the adoption of gods of Hindu derivation, such as Brahma, Ganesha and Hanuman. The philosophical forms of Confucianism and
Flying Spaghetti Monster (7,653 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Rastafarian), a social movement that promotes a light-hearted view of religion and opposes the teaching of intelligent design and creationism in public
Freedom of religion in South Korea (889 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Freedom of religion in South Korea is provided for in the South Korean constitution. The South Korean government has generally respected this right in
Sacred (2,617 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
between the sacred and the profane to be the central characteristic of religion: "religion is a unified system of beliefs and practices relative to sacred things
Canadians (6,396 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
Religion in the Czech Republic (1,629 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
religion". According to the 2011 census, 34.2% of the population stated they had no religion, 10.3% was Roman Catholic and 10.2% followed other forms
Religion in the United Kingdom (10,826 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
article is about religion in the whole of the United Kingdom. For England alone, see Religion in England. For Wales alone, see Religion in Wales. For Scotland
Émile Durkheim (8,936 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
Germanic paganism (3,721 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to 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
Growth of religion (11,610 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Growth of religion is the spread of religions and the increase of religious adherents around the world. The statistics are commonly measured by the absolute
Hinduism (27,461 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hinduism is a major world religion, or a way of life, originated from Indian subcontinent and found most notably in India and Nepal. It influenced the
Celtic mythology (2,410 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Celtic mythology is the mythology of Celtic polytheism, the religion of the Iron Age Celts. Like other Iron Age Europeans, the early Celts maintained a
Set (deity) (3,188 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
desert, storms, disorder, violence and foreigners in ancient Egyptian religion. In Ancient Greek, the god's name is given as Sēth (Σήθ). Set is not, however
Armenian mythology (1,982 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
Akshardham (religion) (167 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
in actuality is a reference to a metaphysical form known as Gunatit (Like Brahman), this state or form is of euphoria whereby the followers of the Swaminarayan
Minister (Christianity) (4,363 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
Freedom of religion in Japan (954 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
provides for freedom of religion in Japan, and the government generally respects this right in practice. Main article: Religion in Japan The government
Ethics in religion (5,605 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
conduct. Most religions have an ethical component, often derived from purported supernatural revelation or guidance. Some assert that religion is necessary
Conflict thesis (4,323 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
not support the original strict form of the thesis. In the 1800s the relationship between science and religion became an actual formal topic
Religion and environmentalism (3,057 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,
Belarus (11,870 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Constitution of Belarus does not declare any official religion, although the primary religion in the country is Eastern Orthodox Christianity. The second
Religion in Bangladesh (1,711 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Sikhs, animists and atheists form the minuscule remainders.[self-published source] A survey in late 2003 confirmed that religion is the first choice by a
Korean shamanism (4,130 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 (traditional Chinese:
Eschatological verification (299 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
ed. London, UK: Macmillan, 1988. 177–178. Hick, John H. Philosophy or Religion. 4th ed. London, UK: Prentice Hall, 1990. 82–89, also see 135–136. "The
Bimoism (555 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Bimoism (Chinese: 毕摩教; pinyin: Bìmójiào) is the indigenous religion of the Yi people, the largest ethnic group in Yunnan after the Han Chinese. It takes
Anglican Diocese of Peterborough (616 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ontario, see Anglican Diocese of Ontario. The Diocese of Peterborough forms part of the Province of Canterbury in England. Its seat is the Cathedral
Canada (16,108 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
study of religion (1989) 1:197-215. Mark A. Noll (1992). A History of Christianity in the United States and Canada. pp. 15–17.  "'No Religion' Is Increasingly
Religion in Armenia (1,809 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
and in 301 AD became the first branch of Christianity to become a state religion. The largest religious minority is composed of new converts to Protestant
Fenxiang (228 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
temples dedicated to a god in Chinese folk religion, and the ritual process by which these networks form. Networks of affiliated temples dedicated
Religiocentrism (1,358 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
1999:827) as the "conviction that a person's own religion is more important or superior to other religions." In analogy to ethnocentrism, religiocentrism
Soapbox (835 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
assembled at Speakers' Corner since 1872 to discuss religion, politics, and other topics. A modern form of the soapbox is a blog: a website on which a user
Religion in Saudi Arabia (2,439 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
state religion of Saudi Arabia and its law requires that all citizens be Muslims. The government does not legally protect the freedom of religion. Any
Oklahoma (15,352 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Landscapes Survey". The Pew Forum on Religion and Life. Retrieved April 22, 2008.  "The Association of Religion Data Archives | State Membership Report"
Schism (2,720 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
Provost (religion) (864 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
parish priest in one of the local parishes. Several provstier (prostier) form a Diocese (stift or bispedømme). While the modern spelling is Propst, in
Places of Worship Registration Act 1855 (1,461 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
March 2011). "Places of Worship in England and Wales, 1999–2009". British Religion in Numbers. University of Manchester. Archived from the original on 20
Religion in Russia (4,301 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion in Russia is diverse, with a 1997 law naming Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, and Judaism as important in Russian history. Orthodox Christianity
Religion in Fiji (4,917 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Aboriginal Fijian religion could be classified in modern terms as forms of animism or shamanism, traditions utilizing various systems of divination which
Urmonotheismus (630 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
from simple forms to complex: first preanimism, then animism, totemism, polytheism and finally monotheism (see Anthropology of religion). Scottish anthropologist
Zoroastrianism (11,350 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
world's oldest religions, "combining a cosmogonic dualism and eschatological monotheism in a manner unique […] among the major religions of the world."
Religion in Switzerland (2,177 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Christianity is the predominant religion of Switzerland, its presence going back to the Roman era. Since the 16th century, Switzerland has been traditionally
Religion in Haiti (1,583 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
influenced through syncretism. A common syncretic religion is Vodou, which combined the West African religions of the African slaves with Catholicism and some
Freedom of religion in Bahrain (2,426 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Constitution of Bahrain states that Islam is the official religion and that Shari'a (Islamic law) is a principal source for legislation. Article 22
Judaism (19,101 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
is the tenth-largest religion in the world. Judaism includes a wide corpus of texts, practices, theological positions, and forms of organization. Within
Old-Time Religion (827 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
time religion! (old time religion) I'm looking for religion! (good religion, like it used to be!) Give me that old time religion! (old time religion, Lord)
Sigmund Freud's views on religion (2,581 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Sigmund Freud's views on religion are described in several of his books and essays. Freud regarded God as an illusion, based on the infantile need for
Ekasarana Dharma (2,823 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
replaces them by a simplified form that requires just uttering the name (naam) of God. The simple and accessible religion attracted already Hinduized as
Punjabi folk religion (1,850 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
independently of organised religion or derives beliefs from institutionalised religions which then form part of Punjabi folk religion. In Punjabi folk cosmology
Freemasonry (8,942 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)
Happiness (7,897 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
research) that the benefits of religion are due to strong convictions and membership in a social group. Happiness forms a central theme of Buddhist
Opium of the people (976 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
redirects here. For Slipknot's song, see Vol. 3: (The Subliminal Verses). "Religion is the opium of the people" is one of the most frequently paraphrased statements
Schism (2,720 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
Religion in Wales (2,053 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Christianity is the largest religion in Wales. Until 1920 the established church was Anglican, although Wales has a strong tradition of nonconformism and
Places of Worship Registration Act 1855 (1,461 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
March 2011). "Places of Worship in England and Wales, 1999–2009". British Religion in Numbers. University of Manchester. Archived from the original on 20
Abrahamic religions (12,783 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
religions, emphasizing and tracing their common origin to the tribal patriarch Abraham or recognizing a spiritual tradition identified with him, form
Religion in Russia (4,301 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion in Russia is diverse, with a 1997 law naming Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, and Judaism as important in Russian history. Orthodox Christianity
Urmonotheismus (630 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
from simple forms to complex: first preanimism, then animism, totemism, polytheism and finally monotheism (see Anthropology of religion). Scottish anthropologist
Lectures on the Philosophy of Religion (806 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Philosophy of Religion (LPR; German: Vorlesungen über die Philosophie der Religion, VPR) outlines his ideas on Christianity as a form of self-consciousness
Religion in pre-Islamic Arabia (7,730 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
Spirit tablet (422 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
butsudan. Tablets are also common in Japanese temples. In Chinese folk religion for example, a household will have one or more tablets for specific deities:
Religion in Cameroon (592 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Christianity, Islam and Traditionalist are the three main religions in Cameroon. Christian churches and Muslim centers of various denominations operate
Religion in Arunachal Pradesh (354 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
and cultural diversity, religion in Arunachal Pradesh has been a spot for the syncretism of different traditional religions. Much of the native populations
Demography of Cornwall (440 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
following results were given for religion. Christian: 59.8% No religion: 30.31% Religion not stated: 8.52% Other religion: 0.69% Buddhist: 0.32% Muslim:
Women and religion (1,190 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The study of women and religion typically examines the role of women within particular religious faiths, and religious doctrines relating to gender, gender
Divine command theory (3,756 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
follow his commands. Followers of both monotheistic and polytheistic religions in ancient and modern times have often accepted the importance of God's
Religion in Ecuador (1,912 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion in Ecuador is an expression of the different cultural heritages in Ecuadorian culture, including those stemming from the Spanish colonization
Neopaganism in Australia (541 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
indigenous Australian religion, see Australian Aboriginal mythology. Contemporary Paganism, including Wicca in various forms, and Reclaiming
Separation of church and state in the United States (9,741 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
limit the power of the Federal Government in regard to religion thus ensuring freedom of religion in the United States of America. The phrase "separation
Classifications of religious movements (3,050 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
Religion in Finland (1,164 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
new Freedom of Religion Act made it possible to resign from religious communities in writing. That is, by letter, or any written form acceptable to authorities
Religion in Bosnia and Herzegovina (5,044 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Republika Srpska provide for freedom of religion, and the Government generally respects this right in ethnically integrated
New religious movement (4,308 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
new religions. This term, amongst others, was adopted by Western scholars as an alternative to "cult". Originally, "cult" meant a specific form of worship
Freedom of religion in South Africa (2,782 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
with freedom of religion. The preamble to post-apartheid South Africa's Constitution of 1996 contains references to God in the form of a multilingual
Province of Armagh (Church of Ireland) (144 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Northern Province, is one of the two ecclesiastical provinces that together form the Church of Ireland; the other is the Province of Dublin. The province
Sequence (musical form) (1,073 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
Archaeology of religion and ritual (3,071 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
in material form ). As in religious studies and the Anthropology of religion, many archaeologists differentiate between “world religions,” and “traditional”
Criticism of the Bahá'í Faith (641 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
many ways a challenging religion, that raises many controversial and difficult questions. [citation needed] Aspects of the religion that are attractive to
List of scholars on the relationship between religion and science (2,327 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of notable individuals who have focused on studying the intersection of religion and science. Contents  A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W
Pulahan (414 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
also utilized in the elite and ferocious combat style. They practiced a form indigenous martial arts called Derobio Eskrima and they specialize using
Christ the King Sixth Form College (374 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Lewisham owned by the Diocese of Southwark, it welcomes students from all religions and backgrounds. The college is a free-standing institution responsible
Religion in Ghana (2,267 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Christianity is the largest religion in Ghana, with approximately 58.2% of the country's population being member of various Christian denominations as
Yazdânism (2,549 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
Ritual (6,511 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(1974). "Symbols, Song, Dance and Features of Articulation: Is Religion an Extreme Form of Traditional Authority?". Archives Européennes de Sociologie
Religion and HIV/AIDS (1,595 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The relationship between religion and HIV/AIDS is complicated, and often controversial. Controversies have mainly revolved around LGBT people and condom
Theocracy (4,996 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
adherents, yet no form of civil marriage (free of religion, for atheists, for example) exists nor marriage by non-recognized minority religions. The word theocracy
Religion in South Korea (4,710 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion in South Korea is characterized by the fact that almost half (46.5%) of South Koreans have no religion; among those that follow a formal religion
Religion in Berlin (990 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
identify with some form of Christianity, approximately 6-10 percent are Muslim, 1.0 percent are Jewish, and 1.0 percent are another religion. The largest
Punjabi fasts (491 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The following fasts are observed in the Punjab which form part of Punjabi folk religion. Karu-ay da varat (Gurmukhi: ਕਰੂੲੇ ਦਾ ਵਰਤ)is the Punjabi name
Religion in Berlin (990 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
identify with some form of Christianity, approximately 6-10 percent are Muslim, 1.0 percent are Jewish, and 1.0 percent are another religion. The largest
Losing My Religion (Grey's Anatomy) (2,019 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
"Losing My Religion" is the twenty-seventh and final episode of the second season of the American television medical drama Grey's Anatomy, and the show's
Grace (606 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
England Grace (photograph), the Minnesota state photograph Grace (style), a form of address Grace (2009 film), a 2009 horror film Grace (2014 film), a 2014
Punjabi fasts (491 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The following fasts are observed in the Punjab which form part of Punjabi folk religion. Karu-ay da varat (Gurmukhi: ਕਰੂੲੇ ਦਾ ਵਰਤ)is the Punjabi name
Religion in South Korea (4,710 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion in South Korea is characterized by the fact that almost half (46.5%) of South Koreans have no religion; among those that follow a formal religion
Romuva (religion) (1,912 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
Religion in India (8,211 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
demographics. For religions originating in the Indian subcontinent, see Indian religions. Religion in India is characterised
Northeast China folk religion (2,284 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Northeast China folk religion is the variety of Chinese folk religion of northeast China, characterised by distinctive cults original to Hebei and Shandong
My Religion (song) (211 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
popular, "My Religion" was not released on any other form of media including CD. Mirroring the single's success on iTunes, "My Religion" reached number
Buddhism in Malaysia (928 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Buddhism is the second largest religion in Malaysia, after Islam, with 19.2% of Malaysia's population being Buddhist although some estimates put that figure
Liberal religion (736 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Not to be confused with Religious liberalism. Liberal religion is a religious tradition which embraces the theological diversity of a congregation rather
Totonac people (1,430 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
Cult of the Supreme Being (1,199 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
Burmese folk religion (2,445 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Burmese folk religion refers to the animistic and polytheistic religious worship of nats (deities of local and Hindu origin) in Burma (Myanmar). Although
Secularization (3,364 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
Sacrilege (1,043 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
meaning, including verbal offences against religion and undignified treatment of sacred objects. Most ancient religions have a concept analogous to sacrilege
Covenant (religion) (1,177 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
Religion in North Korea (4,810 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
are no known official statistics of religions in North Korea. North Korea is an atheist state where public religion is discouraged. Based on estimates
Chinese Manichaeism (300 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
Hoysala Empire (6,379 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
era was an important period in the development of art, architecture, and religion in South India. The empire is remembered today primarily for its temple
Intelligent design (20,923 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This article is about a form of creationism. For generic arguments from "intelligent design", see Teleological argument. For the movement, see Intelligent
Religion in Scouting (3,541 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion in Scouting and Guiding is an aspect of the Scout method that has been practiced differently and given different interpretations over the years
Transgender people and religion (6,340 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
Scientology (23,052 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
UFO religion (3,464 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A UFO religion is any religion in which the existence of extraterrestrial (ET) entities operating unidentified flying objects (UFOs) are an element of
Wicca (11,709 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This article is about the duotheistic religion. For other uses, see Wicca (disambiguation). Wicca (English pronunciation: /ˈwɪkə/), also termed Pagan
Malaysia (15,351 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
indigenous peoples. The constitution declares Islam the state religion while allowing freedom of religion for non-Muslims. The government system is closely modelled
Homosexuality and religion (7,697 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
different religions and denominations, and regarding different forms of homosexuality and bisexuality. Present day doctrines of the world's major religions vary
Ardhanarishvara (4,517 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
androgynous form of the god Vishnu, see Vaikuntha Kamalaja. Ardhanarishvara (Sanskrit: अर्धनारीश्वर, Ardhanārīśvara) is a composite androgynous form of the
Freedom of religion in India (2,774 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
Divination (2,252 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
Kathenotheism (133 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
from the Greek kath' hena "one by one" + theism. The ancient Orphic religion has a theology comparable to kathenotheism. The Orphic Hymns address each
Christian (3,287 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
/ˈkrɪstjən/) is a person who adheres to Christianity, an Abrahamic, monotheistic religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus Christ. "Christian" derives from
Aztec religion (4,086 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Aztec religion is the Mesoamerican religion of the Aztecs. Like other Mesoamerican religions, it had elements of human sacrifice in connection with
Religion in the Republic of Ireland (2,378 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The predominant religion in the Republic of Ireland is Christianity, with the largest church being the Roman Catholic Church. The Irish constitution says
L. Ron Hubbard (20,650 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
fleet. At one point, a court in Australia revoked the Church's status as a religion, though it was later reinstated. Hubbard returned to the United States
Jews (15,499 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This article is about the Jewish people. For their religion, see Judaism. "Jew" redirects here. For other uses, see Jew (disambiguation). The Jews (/dʒuːz/;
Vithoba (8,141 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Rakhumai. Vithoba is the focus of the monotheistic, non-Brahamanical Varkari religion of Maharashtra and the Haridasa faith of Karnataka. Vitthal Temple, Pandharpur
Candomblé (2,992 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(Portuguese pronunciation: [kɐ̃dõmˈblɛ], dance in honour of the gods) is a religion, practiced mainly in Brazil by the "povo do santo" (people of the saint)
Ghost Dance (2,988 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
food, love, and faith. Quickly accepted by his Paiute brethren, the new religion was termed "Dance In A Circle". Because the first European contact with
Hierophany (305 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
Decline of Greco-Roman polytheism (7,044 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion in the Greco-Roman world at the time of the Constantinian shift mostly comprised three main currents: the traditional religions of ancient Greece
Provincial superior (716 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
orders had no provincial superiors; even when the monasteries were united to form congregations, the arch-abbot of each congregation was in the position of
First Amendment to the United States Constitution (14,107 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the making of any law respecting an establishment of religion, impeding the free exercise of religion, abridging the freedom of speech, infringing on the
Boston (14,711 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religious Landscape". Pew Research Center: Religion & Public Life. May 12, 2015.  "The Association of Religion Data Archives - Maps & Reports".  "Jewish
Sumerian religion (1,650 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Sumerian religion influenced Mesopotamian mythology as a whole, surviving in the mythologies and religions of the Hurrians, Akkadians, Babylonians
Secular state (5,068 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
matters of religion, supporting neither religion nor irreligion. A secular state also claims to treat all its citizens equally regardless of religion, and claims
Orisha (901 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
manifestations of the Supreme Divinity (Eledumare, Olorun, Olofi) in Yoruba religion. Orisha are said to have existed in the invisible world (òrun) and lived
Murdock v. Pennsylvania (672 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Witnesses' right to freely exercise their religion. The petitioners used the distribution of pamphlets and brochures as a form of missionary activity with an evangelical
Traditional Berber religion (2,897 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
other traditional African religions (such as the Ancient Egyptian religion), or borrowed during antiquity from the Punic religion, Judaism, Iberian mythology
Traditional Berber religion (2,897 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
other traditional African religions (such as the Ancient Egyptian religion), or borrowed during antiquity from the Punic religion, Judaism, Iberian mythology
Sumerian religion (1,650 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Sumerian religion influenced Mesopotamian mythology as a whole, surviving in the mythologies and religions of the Hurrians, Akkadians, Babylonians
Evolutionism (1,238 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
in an effort to make it appear that evolutionary biology is a form of secular religion. Evolution originally was used to refer to an orderly sequence
Connexionalism (418 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Methodism became a separate church, this structure of connexions came to form a new system of polity, separate from episcopal polity. Connexional polity
Freedom From Religion Foundation (5,541 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) is an American non-profit organization based in Madison, Wisconsin with members from all 50 states. The largest[citation
List of religious ideas in science fiction (7,364 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
City of Stoke-on-Trent Sixth Form College (787 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Stoke-on-Trent College. The City of Stoke-on-Trent Sixth Form College is a mixed sixth form college on Leek Road, Stoke-on-Trent. It opened its new building
Yahweh (3,705 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Van der Toorn, Karel (1996). Family Religion in Babylonia, Ugarit and Israel: Continuity and Changes in the Forms of Religious Life. BRILL.  Wright, J
Religion in Atlanta (1,606 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
Kopé Tiatie Cac (508 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
feminine form. The masculine form is ala. Serer religion portal Serer people portal Senegal portal Gambia portal Traditional African religion portal
Serer religion (5,331 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Serer religion, or a ƭat Roog ("the way of the Divine"), is the original religious beliefs, practices and teachings of the Serer people of Senegal
Greg Hetson (1,046 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Circle Jerks and Bad Religion. While Hetson declares Bad Religion as his main occupation, he has alternated between Bad Religion and The Circle Jerks
Celtic polytheism (5,732 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
Thelema (6,904 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
by Murder City Devils, see Thelema (EP). Thelema (/θəˈliːmə/) is a religion based on a philosophical law of the same name, adopted as a central tenet
Etruscan mythology (2,047 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Etruscan religion and mythology were partly incorporated into classical Roman culture, including the Roman pantheon. The Senate adopted key elements of
Hausa animism (1,082 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hausa animism or Bori is an African traditional religion of the Hausa people of West Africa which involves spirit possession. Bòòríí is a Hausa noun
Religion in South Africa (2,713 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
South Africa is a secular democracy with freedom of religion. Many religions are represented in the ethnic and regional diversity of the population, with
Religion in Tibet (2,509 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The main religion in Tibet has been Buddhism since its outspread in the 8th century AD. The historical region of Tibet (the areas inhabited by ethnic Tibetans)
Diana (mythology) (5,214 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
an independent origin in Italy. Diana was worshipped in ancient Roman religion and is revered in Roman Neopaganism and Stregheria. Diana was known to
Progressive (373 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Progressive Judaism, a major denomination within Judaism. Progressive religion, a religious tradition which embraces theological diversity Progressive
St. Brendan's Sixth Form College (685 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
51.4300°N 2.5341°W / 51.4300; -2.5341 St Brendan's is state funded Sixth Form College located in Brislington, Bristol, England. Over 1700 students study
Agnostic theism (504 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
known. This may be because they consider faith a requirement of their religion, or because of the influence of plausible-seeming scientific or philosophical
Freedom of religion in Georgia (country) (3,925 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Freedom of religion in Georgia is provided for by the country's constitution, laws, and policies. In practice, the Georgian government generally respects
Kuk (mythology) (222 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
ancient Egyptian religion. In the Ogdoad cosmogony, his name meant darkness. As a concept, Kuk was viewed as androgynous, his female form being known as
Yarsanism (2,238 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the North West Iranian languages, adhere to a form of Kurdish Alawi faith which resembles the religions of the Druze or Yazidi.[citation needed] Ali-Illahism
Sikhism (13,144 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
living life as a householder. Sikhism is a monistic form of monotheistic (panentheistic) religion. In Sikhism, the concept of "God" is Vāhigurū—is shapeless
Chantico (104 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
customs. She also wears a crown of poisonous cactus spikes, and takes the form of a red serpent. Chantico is the goddess of precious things and is very
Religion in Scotland (5,866 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
Freedom of religion in Italy (1,156 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Freedom of religion in Italy is guaranteed under the 1947 constitution of the Italian Republic. Before that religious toleration was provided for by the
Religious debates over the Harry Potter series (12,065 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
from promoting a particular religion, some argue, the Harry Potter novels go out of their way to avoid discussing religion at all. However, the author
Proselytism (3,146 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
/ˈprɒsəlᵻˌtɪzəm/ is the act of attempting to convert people to another religion or opinion. The word proselytize is derived from the Greek language prefix
Newar Buddhism (715 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
New Atheism (3,916 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
critics of religion and religious belief, a group of modern atheist thinkers and writers who advocate the view that superstition, religion and irrationalism
Slavery and religion (5,776 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The issue of slavery and religion is an area of historical research into the relationship between the world's major religions and the practice of slavery
Indian religions (11,752 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the religions that originated in the Indian subcontinent. For religious demographics of the Republic of India, see Religion in India. Indian religions, also
Spirit house (222 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
consultation with a Brahmin priest. The spirit house is normally in the form of a miniature house or temple, and is mounted on a pillar or on a dais.
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
Church of the SubGenius (4,732 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Church of the SubGenius is a parody religion that satirizes better known belief systems. It teaches a complex philosophy that focuses on J. R. "Bob"
Religion in Ivory Coast (2,457 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
animism i.e., traditional African religion and other religions. Islam and Christianity are practiced in a variety of forms throughout the country, as different
Byzantine Empire (21,620 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Theodosius I (r. 379–395), Christianity became the Empire's official state religion and other religious practices were proscribed. Finally, under the reign
Religion in Turkey (4,928 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
Scottish religion in the eighteenth century (5,345 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Scottish religion in the eighteenth century includes all forms of religious organisation and belief in Scotland in the eighteenth century. This period
Religion in Iceland (4,105 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion in Iceland was initially the Norse paganism that was a common belief among mediaeval Scandinavians who started settling Iceland in the 9th century
Secularism in India (3,941 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Secularism in India means equal treatment of all religions by the state. With the 42nd Amendment of the Constitution of India enacted in 1976, the Preamble
Religion in Singapore (2,587 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion in Singapore is characterised by a diversity of religious beliefs and practices due to its diverse ethnic mix of peoples originating from various
Kulam (407 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Kulam is a form of folk magic practiced in the Philippines. It puts emphasis on the innate power of the self and a secret knowledge of Magica Baja or low
Acton Institute (1,695 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Acton Institute for the Study of Religion and Liberty is an American research and educational institution, or think tank, in Grand Rapids, Michigan
Carmel College Sixth Form (162 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Carmel College Sixth Form is a sixth form college on The Headlands in Hummersknott, Darlington, England. It is a post-16 extension of Carmel College, A
Salvation (3,901 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 (5,720 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The timeline of religion is a chronological catalog of important and noteworthy religious events in pre-historic and modern times. This article reaches
Religion in Iceland (4,105 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion in Iceland was initially the Norse paganism that was a common belief among mediaeval Scandinavians who started settling Iceland in the 9th century
Chantico (104 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
customs. She also wears a crown of poisonous cactus spikes, and takes the form of a red serpent. Chantico is the goddess of precious things and is very
LGBT and religion topics (3,726 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
different forms of homosexuality, bisexuality, and transgenderism. Some of the authoritative bodies and doctrines of the world's largest religions may view
Cameroon (7,762 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
gaining popularity in urban centres since the mid-1970s. Main article: Religion in Cameroon Cameroon has a high level of religious freedom and diversity
Religion in Scotland (5,866 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
Fundamental Rights, Directive Principles and Fundamental Duties of India (7,023 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Part III of the Constitution, apply irrespective of race, place of birth, religion, caste, creed or gender. They are enforceable by the courts, subject to
Akhlut (242 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In Inuit mythology, Akhlut is an orca spirit that takes the form of a gigantic wolf or a wolf-orca hybrid when on land. It is a vicious, dangerous beast
Rigvedic deities (535 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Earth), Dyaus continuing Dyeus, the chief god of the Proto-Indo-European religion, and Ushas (the dawn), the most prominent goddess of the Rigveda, and Apas
Scottish religion in the seventeenth century (5,618 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Scottish religion in the seventeenth century includes all forms of religious organisation and belief in the Kingdom of Scotland in the seventeenth century
Religion and sexuality (9,868 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
For other uses, see Religion and sexuality (disambiguation). Each major religion has developed moral codes covering issues of sexuality, morality
Religion in Tonga (851 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
are also present. Other than Christian denominations the next largest religion is of the Baha'i Faith. Hinduism and Buddhism have begun to gain traction
The Religion of Man (171 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the Mystery of Form IV. Night and Morning Index The Religion of Man, preface by Rabindranath Tagore Tagore, Rabindranath, The Religion of Man (1931,
Germany (18,382 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Roman Catholicism, Lutheranism or the Reformed faith as their official religion after 1648. In the 18th century, the Holy Roman Empire consisted of approximately
Dean (Christianity) (1,005 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
In many parts of the Anglican Communion, parishes are grouped together to form deaneries, each being a constituent administrative district of the diocese
Seiichi Hatano (283 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
positivist approach to religion, arguing that though rationality underpinned religious beliefs, it depended upon an autonomous form of experience to discover
Theological veto (390 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The theological veto[page needed] is the concept in philosophy of religion that philosophy and logic are impious and that God, not reason, is sovereign
Religion in Hungary (1,523 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion in Hungary has been dominated by forms of Christianity for centuries. At the 2011 census 39% of Hungarians were Catholics, 11.6% were Calvinists
Mongolian shamanism (2,141 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
broadly called the Mongolian folk religion, or occasionally Tengerism, refers to the animistic and shamanic ethnic religion that has been practiced in Mongolia
Middle Ages (20,871 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Grant God and Reason p. 9 Quoted in Peters "Science and Religion" Encyclopedia of Religion p. 8182 Russell Inventing the Flat Earth pp. 49–58 Grant
Freedom of religion in the United States (8,640 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
freedom of religion is a constitutionally protected right provided in the religion clauses of the First Amendment. Freedom of religion is also closely
Cattle in religion and mythology (4,425 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
from cattle, there are varying beliefs about cattle in societies and religions. In some regions, especially Nepal and most states of India, the slaughter
Grilled Cheesus (3,769 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
predicted the episode would be Glee's most controversial, as it focuses on religion and what God means to the members of the glee club. When Burt Hummel (Mike
List of districts in Northern Ireland by religion or religion brought up in (398 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This is a list of districts in Northern Ireland by religion or religion brought up in. In the 2001 decennial census, the Census Office for Northern Ireland
Massachusetts (13,721 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
April 10, 2015.  "The Association of Religion Data Archives | State Membership Report". Association of Religion Data Archives. Retrieved November 22,
Religion in Turkey (4,928 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
South Dakota (10,676 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
movement, and his deep thoughts on personal visions and Native American religion, form the basis of the book Black Elk Speaks, first published in 1932. (Among
Hindu Succession Act, 1956 (946 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
is applicable to the following: any person, who is a Hindu by religion in any of its forms or developments including a Virashaiva, a Lingayat or follower
Witchcraft (16,393 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
present or central at various times, and in many diverse forms, among cultures and religions worldwide, including both "primitive" and "highly advanced"
Priest (5,928 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
different Christian traditions. In modern Pagan religions, such as Wicca, there is no one specific form of dress designated for the clergy. If there is
Religious liberalism (879 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
a form of approach to religion which is critical, rationalistic or humanistic.[not in citation given] It is an attitude towards one's own religion (as
Kamidana (514 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
shintai, an object meant to house a chosen kami, thus giving it a physical form to allow worship. Kamidana shintai are most commonly small circular mirrors
Argument from morality (2,145 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.
Revelation (5,331 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Revelation (disambiguation). In religion and theology, revelation is the revealing or disclosing of some form of truth or knowledge through communication
Religion in England (4,026 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Roman Catholicism, Methodism, and the Baptists. After Christianity, the religions with the most adherents are Islam, Hinduism, Neopaganism, Sikhism, Judaism
Religion in Libya (1,011 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Sunni Islam of Maliki school of jurisprudence is the dominant religion in Libya. Other than the overwhelming majority of Sunni Muslims, there are also
Jainism (11,250 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
/ˈdʒaɪnɪzəm/), traditionally known as Jain dharma, is an ancient Indian religion belonging to the śramaṇa tradition along with Buddhism. It prescribes non-violence
Monotheism (9,072 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
and elements of pre-monotheistic thought are found in religions such as Ancient Chinese religion, Atenism, and Yahwism. The word monotheism comes from
Religion in Europe (4,969 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion in Europe has been a major influence on today's society art, culture, philosophy and law. The largest religion in Europe is Christianity. Three
Christianity (20,496 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
is an Abrahamic monotheistic religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus Christ. It is the world's largest religion, with over 2.4 billion adherents
Myth and ritual (2,750 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
religious practice. Although myth and ritual are commonly united as parts of religion, the exact relationship between them has been a matter of controversy among
Japan (12,621 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
to a religion. According to Edwin Reischauer and Marius Jansen, some 70–80% of the Japanese do not consider themselves believers in any religion. Nevertheless
Religion in Albania (8,094 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
such, "neutral in questions of belief and conscience". The most common religion practiced in Albania is Islam, the second-most is Christianity. Religious
Hittite mythology (1,564 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
have been identifiable in their animal form. Though drawing on ancient Mesopotamian religion, the religion of the Hittites and Luwians retains noticeable
Atheism and religion (3,012 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
movements or sects within traditionally monotheistic or polytheistic religions recognize that it is possible to practice religious faith, spirituality
China (23,468 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
analyses, an average 80% of the Chinese population practice some form of Chinese folk religions, Taoism and Confucianism. Approximately 10—16% are Buddhists
List of UFO religions (1,392 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
writes in Alternative Religions: A Sociological Introduction, "One form of quasi-religion that perhaps borders on a more orthodox form of religiosity is that
Hungry ghost (2,701 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
concept in Chinese religion. For other uses, see Hungry Ghosts. Hungry ghost is a concept in Chinese Buddhism and Chinese traditional religion representing
Thirty-nine Articles (3,375 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
uses, see Book of Kings (disambiguation). The Thirty-nine Articles of Religion (commonly abbreviated as the Thirty-nine Articles or the XXXIX Articles)
Bishop of Ossory, Ferns and Leighlin (135 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
diocese. In 1977, the see merged with bishopric of Cashel and Waterford to form the united bishopric of Cashel and Ossory. Fryde, E. B.; Greenway, D
Marxist–Leninist atheism (7,269 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
interpretation of the Hegelian philosophical legacy greatly formed Marx’s thinking about religion. The Hegelians considered philosophy as an enterprise meant
Fetishism (1,521 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of monotheistic religions as fetishes. For example, the Holy Cross and the consecrated host or tokens of communion found in some forms of Christianity
Bishop of Ossory, Ferns and Leighlin (135 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
diocese. In 1977, the see merged with bishopric of Cashel and Waterford to form the united bishopric of Cashel and Ossory. Fryde, E. B.; Greenway, D
Marxist–Leninist atheism (7,269 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
interpretation of the Hegelian philosophical legacy greatly formed Marx’s thinking about religion. The Hegelians considered philosophy as an enterprise meant
Secular humanism (7,182 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of religion in its various guises, preferred a non-religious approach. The release in 1980 of A Secular Humanist Declaration by the newly formed Council
Religious violence (9,840 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 object of violent behavior. Religious violence is, specifically
Votum (880 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In ancient Roman religion, a votum, plural vota, is a vow or promise made to a deity. The word comes from the past participle of the Latin verb voveo,
Secular liberalism (783 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of culture and politics from religion. A subcategory of liberalism and secularism, it supports the separation of religion and state particularly from the
Paganism (4,891 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
ancient writers regarding cultures known to the classical world. Forms of these religions, influenced by various historical pagan beliefs of pre-modern Europe
Blaine Amendment (963 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
nor any discrimination made against, any church, sect or creed of religion, or any form of religious faith or worship." https://en.wikisource
Pomo religion (856 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The indigenous religion of the Pomo people, Native Americans from Northwestern California, centered on belief in the powerful entities of the 'Kunula'
Religion in Colombia (1,634 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
origin, language, religion, political or philosophical opinion". Art. 19: Which expressly guarantees freedom of religion. "Freedom of religion is guaranteed
Fundamental rights in India (5,717 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
exploitation: Which prohibits all forms of forced labour, child labour and traffic of human beings Right to freedom of religion: Which includes freedom of conscience
St Charles Catholic Sixth Form College (249 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
St Charles Catholic Sixth Form College is a Roman Catholic sixth form college located in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, in Central London
Vegetarianism and religion (7,582 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Vegetarianism is strongly linked with a number of religions that originated in ancient India (Jainism, Hinduism and Buddhism). In Jainism, vegetarianism
Religious experience (6,913 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
He states: "There is no religion in which it [the numinous] does not live as the real innermost core and without it no religion would be worthy of the
Goddess (4,138 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
female deity in polytheistic religions. Goddesses most often have feminine characteristics that are apotheosized in their pure form. However, in some cases
Acclamation (459 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
confused with Acclimation. An acclamation, in its most common sense, is a form of election that does not use a ballot. "Acclamation" or "acclamatio" can
Religion in Indonesia (6,960 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
The Joy of Sect (2,566 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
fast growing mutation ersatz religion that has filled the gaping hole in the West's social fabric where organized religion used to be". Martin Hunt of
Religion in Australia (9,148 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion in Australia is diverse. The Constitution of Australia of 1901 prohibits the Commonwealth government from establishing a church or interfering
The Rage Against God (2,677 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
which occurred in the Soviet Union, argues that his brother's verdict on religion is misguided, and that faith in God is both a safeguard against the collapse
Rwanda (14,595 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
separately, and from different locations. Christianity is the largest religion in the country; the principal language is Kinyarwanda, spoken by most Rwandans
Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion (378 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion is a 2014 book by Sam Harris. Harris discusses a wide range of topics including secular spirituality
Establishment Clause (3,607 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Establishment Clause of the Religion Clause is the first of several pronouncements in the First Amendment to the United States Constitution, stating
Interfaith marriage (2,950 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
Religious text (3,050 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
facto, absolute or exclusive paramountcy. Some religions make texts available free or in subsidized form; others require payment and the strict observance
Religion in the Netherlands (6,356 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
Cult of Reason (1,342 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Dechristianisation of France during the French Revolution Religion of Humanity ^ a: The word "cult" in French means "a form of worship", without any of its negative
Canonical (523 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Canonical one-form, a special 1-form defined on the cotangent bundle T*M of a manifold M Canonical symplectic form, the exterior derivative of this form Canonical
Anekantavada (7,002 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Proponents of anekāntavāda apply this principle to religion and philosophy, reminding themselves that any religion or philosophy—even Jainism—which clings too
Iðunn (2,893 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
potential links to fertility, and her potential origin in Proto-Indo-European religion. Long the subject of artworks, Iðunn is sometimes referenced in modern
Freedom of religion in Afghanistan (1,522 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Freedom of religion in Afghanistan has changed in recent years because the current government of Afghanistan has only been in place since 2002, following
Dievturība (468 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
Haruspex (1,123 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(beetle). In the religion of Ancient Rome, a haruspex (plural haruspices; also called aruspex) was a person trained to practice a form of divination called
Uttarakhand (7,451 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of the population follow Hinduism. Islam is the second largest majority religion in the state, followed by a minority of the population practicing Sikhism
Apostolic Vicariate of Bontoc-Lagawe (428 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
welfare is the Vicariate Mission Council. All members of the presbyterium form this council which meets regularly every quarter. However, it is the prerogative
Religion in Angola (3,763 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
countries, who do not form a community. Some Angolans − mostly in remote rural societies − currently profess African Traditional Religions, but traditional
Tamil language (7,946 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
remains possible to express complex ideas (including in science, art, religion and law) without the use of Sanskrit loan words. In addition, Sanskritisation
Mars (mythology) (10,286 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Not to be confused with the planet Mars. In ancient Roman religion and myth, Mars (Latin: Mārs, [maːrs]) was the god of war and also an agricultural guardian
De Divinatione (280 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
notable as one of posterity's primary sources on the workings of Roman religion. It also includes a fragment of Cicero's poem on his own consulship. Nothing
On Religion (552 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
On Religion: Speeches to its Cultured Despisers (German: Über die Religion: Reden an die Gebildeten unter ihren Verächtern) is a book written by the 18th
Spiritual but not religious (3,548 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
self-identify a life stance of spirituality that takes issue with organized religion as the sole or most valuable means of furthering spiritual growth. Spirituality
The Science Network (534 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
three Beyond Belief conferences were organized: Beyond Belief: Science, Religion, Reason and Survival, the first of The Science Network's annual Beyond
Noahidism (1,533 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the B'nei Noah (children of Noah) have recently organised themselves to form communities to abide by these laws.[citation needed] Main article: High
Anthropopathism (161 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the term anthropomorphism originally referred to the attribution of human form to a non-human being, but in modern usage anthropomorphism has come to encompass
Apostasy (9,187 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
is the formal disaffiliation from, or abandonment or renunciation of a religion by a person. It can also be defined within the broader context of embracing
Bishop of Down, Connor and Dromore (178 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
continued until 1842 when they were amalgamated with the see of Dromore to form the united see of Down, Connor and Dromore. Since 1945, the see has been
Roman Catholic Diocese of Northampton (692 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
counties of Cambridgeshire, Norfolk and Suffolk were included; they now form the Diocese of East Anglia. When St Augustine came from Rome in 597 he concentrated
Timeline of Hindu texts (887 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
opinion in Southern Asian religious discourse suggests that, unlike other religions which claim the authority of their scriptures as being delivered by a
Protestantism (20,230 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
Roman Catholic Diocese of Northampton (692 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
counties of Cambridgeshire, Norfolk and Suffolk were included; they now form the Diocese of East Anglia. When St Augustine came from Rome in 597 he concentrated
Timeline of Hindu texts (887 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
opinion in Southern Asian religious discourse suggests that, unlike other religions which claim the authority of their scriptures as being delivered by a
Stregheria (1,881 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
pronunciation: [streɡeˈriːa]) is a form of Italian American witchcraft. Stregheria is sometimes referred to as La Vecchia Religione ("the Old Religion"). The word stregheria
Protestantism (20,230 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
Armenian neopaganism (1,915 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
literally "national religion") of the nationalist politician and political theorist Garegin Nzhdeh. It took an institutional form in 1991, just after
Notre Dame Catholic Sixth Form College (456 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
name, see Notre Dame High School (disambiguation). Notre Dame is a Sixth Form College in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England. The college is situated just east
Freedom of religion in Saudi Arabia (4,254 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Islamic theocratic monarchy in which Sunni Islam is the official state religion based on firm Sharia law and non-Muslims are not allowed to hold Saudi
Nanzan Institute for Religion and Culture (780 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Nanzan Institute for Religion and Culture (南山宗教文化研究所, Nanzan shūkyō bunka kenkyujo?) is one of the largest, if not the largest, centers in the world
Modern Paganism (11,780 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
particularly in North America, have considered modern Paganism to be a form of nature religion. Some practitioners eschew the term "Pagan" altogether, choosing
Religion in Black America (4,517 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of Black Americans "forms the foundation of their community life." Before 1775 there was scattered evidence of organized religion among blacks in the
Canada 2011 Census (2,565 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
mandatory short form census questionnaire and an inaugural National Household Survey (NHS), a voluntary survey which replaced the mandatory long form census questionnaire;
Freedom of religion in Pakistan (1,946 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Freedom of religion in Pakistan is guaranteed by the Constitution of Pakistan for individuals of various religions and religious sects. Pakistan gained
Creation myth (3,722 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the past historians of religion and other students of myth thought of them as forms of primitive or early-stage science or religion and analyzed them in
Chinese ritual mastery traditions (1,313 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
folk religion Confucianism Mo (religion) Nuo rituals Taoism—Taoist schools Yao Taoism Wuism Taiwan Folk Religion Society. Faism and Folk Religion 2009
Mana (4,254 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
specifically in the anthropology of religion. Links were seen between it and an earlier phase of western religion, animism at first, then pre-animism
Shinto (9,222 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Shinto (神道, Shintō?), also called kami-no-michi, is a Japanese religion. It focuses on ritual practices to be carried out diligently, to establish
Religion and culture in ancient Iran (378 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion and Culture in Ancient Iran refers to beliefs, activities, and cultural events in ancient Iran or olden Persia. It also makes reference to a combination
Biled (119 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
also included two other villages until 2004, when they were split off to form Șandra Commune. In German, it is known as Billed, in Hungarian as Billéd
Invocation (1,416 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
The End of Faith (1,596 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The End of Faith: Religion, Terror, and the Future of Reason (2004) is a book by Sam Harris, concerning organized religion, the clash between religious
Antitheism (1,177 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
secular contexts, it typically refers to direct opposition to organized religion or to the belief in any deity, while in a theistic context it sometimes
Madagascar (14,910 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Authority. Main article: Religion in Madagascar Approximately half of the country's population practice traditional religion, which tends to emphasize
Religion in the Philippines (7,001 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion in the Philippines is marked by a majority of people being adherents of the Christian faith as a result of Spanish cultural influence. At least
Xian ling (1,141 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
end, some forms of local religion develop prescriptions for believers, such as detailed lists of meritorious and sinful deeds in the form of "books of
Philosophical theology (1,184 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
which studies religion from a philosophical perspective, see Philosophy of religion. Philosophical theology is both a branch and form of theology in
Texas (18,465 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Research Center, "Religious Landscape Study: Texas" "The Association of Religion Data Archives | State Membership Report". www.thearda.com. Retrieved December
Confession (religion) (4,365 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
(disambiguation) and Confession (disambiguation). Confession, in many religions, is the acknowledgment of one's sins (sinfulness) or wrongs. Buddhism
Creativity (religion) (7,419 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
concerned with the survival of the white race and is forming a religion not for non-white races but a religion for the white race. It has a chapter entitled
Archbishop Ilsley Catholic School and Sixth Form Centre (185 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Catholic School and Sixth Form Centre is a Catholic secondary school in Acocks Green, Birmingham, England. The school has a sixth form centre. It received Technology
Black Easter (1,133 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
conclusion, characterizing Blish as an author "genuinely concerned with religion, not with trick endings." It is likely that Blish got the name for his
Religion in pre-colonial Philippines (2,197 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
There is little evidence remaining of the nature of religion in pre-colonial Philippines. The possibilities include animism, Philippine mythologies such
Govindbhai Shroff (101 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
by taking part in hunger strikes, morchas, rail rokos, bandhs and other form of protests to press for a broad track gauge. Namantar Andolan Shaikh
History of religion in the United States (14,672 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
newly emerging evangelical forms based on the Great Awakening. The Constitution ratified in 1788 makes no mention of religion except that no religious
Scotland (18,524 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion in Scotland Just over half (54%) of the Scottish population reported being a Christian while nearly 37% reported not having a religion in
Physitheism (168 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
assignment of gods to natural phenomena, or the attribution of physical form to gods and religious beings. A vestige of physitheism is apparent in certain
Persecution of Zoroastrians (5,716 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
which had been the state religion for more than a thousand years, was deposed, and Islam took its place as the national religion of Persia. In the following
Uppland (557 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
commonly encountered in especially older English literature. Its Latinised form, which is occasionally used, is Uplandia. The traditional provinces of
Religion in Ethiopia (2,159 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion in Ethiopia consists of a number of faiths. Among these mainly Abrahamic religions, the most numerous today are Christianity (Ethiopian Orthodoxy
European wars of religion (7,681 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The European Wars of Religion were a series of religious wars waged in Europe from circa 1524 to 1648, following the onset of the Protestant Reformation
Karnataka (10,039 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
were Sikh and 0.02% were belonging to other religions and 0.27% of the population did not state their religion. Kannada is the official language of Karnataka
Religion in Italy (3,631 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion in Italy is characterised by the predominance of Christianity, especially the Catholic Church, and an increasing diversity of religious practices
Hinduism in Japan (649 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hinduism, unlike the closely related Buddhism, is a minority religion in Japan. Even so, Hinduism has played a somewhat significant role in Japanese culture
Theology (5,294 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
Religious views of William Shakespeare (6,334 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Rist, Thomas, Shakespeare Now and Then: Communities, Religion, Reception in Writing and religion in England, 1558–1689: studies in community-making and
Dharmachakra (1,531 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
dhammacakka; "Wheel of the Dharma"), is one of the Ashtamangala of Indian religions such as Jainism, Buddhism and Hinduism. It has represented the Buddhist
Condescension (32 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Condescension may refer to: A form of incivility wherein low status of the target is implied Condescension (religion), a theological principle in Christianity
Religion in Malaysia (6,204 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
As Islam is the state religion, the government provides financial support to Islamic establishments and enforces the Sunni form of Islam. State governments
Sex differences in religion (4,412 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
in religion can be classified as either "internal" or "external". Internal religious issues are studied from the perspective of a given religion, and
Religion in Sweden (3,361 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Lutheran Christianity is officially the largest religion in Sweden, with 6.2 million Swedish citizens being members of the Church of Sweden. The high membership
Ryukyuan religion (5,823 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Ryukyuan religion is the indigenous belief system of the Ryukyu Islands. While specific legends and traditions may vary slightly from place to place
Buddhism (23,892 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Buddhadharma: The Practitioner's Quarterly. Buddhism /ˈbudɪzəm/ is a religion and dharma that encompasses a variety of traditions, beliefs and spiritual
Canada 2001 Census (687 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
entirely on self reporting. Main article: Religion in Canada Population by religion. Only those religions with more than 250,000 respondents are included
Rastafari (11,136 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
freedom of religion and to manifest a religion or belief in worship and practice. In 2008 an Italian high court ruled that since the Rastafari religion considers
Theology of Twelvers (1,917 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Doctrine). Theology of Twelver Shias contains five principles of the Shia religion known as Uṣūl ad-Dīn (Arabic: أصول الدين عند الشيعة‎‎). Usul al-dín is
Nichirenism (203 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Restoration Montgomery, Daniel (1991). Fire in the Lotus, The Dynamic Religion of Nichiren, London: Mandala, ISBN 1852740914, page 217-218 Jacqueline
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
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. 
Jingxiang (427 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
offering incense accompanied by tea and or fruits in Chinese traditional religion. In ancestral religious worship it's jìngzǔ (敬祖 "veneration of the ancestor")
Dards (611 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
Consecration (1,106 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the bishops who consecrate a new bishop are known as the consecrators and form an unbroken line of succession back to the Apostles. Those who take the vows
Sándor Ernszt (53 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
19 November 1938) was a Hungarian politician, who served as Minister of Religion and Education in 1931. He also served as Minister of Welfare and Labour
Roman Catholic Diocese of Clifton (1,126 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
has more regularly scheduled Sunday Masses celebrated in the extraordinary form of the Roman Rite (sometimes known as the Tridentine Mass) within its boundaries
Religion in Tajikistan (2,109 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Islam, the predominant religion throughout Central Asia, was brought to the region by the Arabs in the 7th century. Since that time, Islam has become an
Islam in Suriname (234 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Americas which are member states of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation. Religion in Suriname 2004 Suriname Census The Afghan muslims of Guyana and Suriname
Egyptian influences in the Hebrew Bible (349 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hebrew Bible have precedents in earlier (Bronze Age) Ancient Near Eastern religions and mythology, especially Mesopotamia (see Panbabylonianism), but to a
Scientism (3,971 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
John Hawthorne (412 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
written on philosophy of language and philosophical logic, philosophy of religion, philosophy of mind, and on Leibniz. Hawthorne earned his Ph.D. from
Religious pluralism (7,662 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
Kabale District (488 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In 1991, 2002 & 2012". Citypopulation.de. Retrieved 19 April 2014.  "Religion by District for the Population" (PDF). Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS)
Reverence (emotion) (3,659 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
"reverence" in the modern day is often used in relationship with religion. This is because religion often stimulates the emotion through recognition of God, the
Interpretatio Christiana (1,513 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
domestic religion of ancient Rome, Imperial cult, Hellenistic religion, ancient Egyptian religion, Celtic and Germanic polytheism, initiation religions such
Vosegus (156 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of a hill there was a temple dedicated to Vosegus. Later in Gallo-Roman religion, Vosegus was the patron god of the Vosges in eastern Gaul. His name is
Laïcité (3,416 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
Hinduism in India (1,533 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hinduism is the major religion of India, with about 80% of the population identifying themselves as Hindu, which accounts for 97 crore Hindus in India
Sanjhi (551 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of the design constitutes the central element of worship. Punjabi Folk Religion http://www.indovacations.net/english/HaryanaandPunjabFestival.htm http://www
Eight per thousand (1,406 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
organised religion recognised by Italy or, alternatively, to a social assistance scheme run by the Italian State. This declaration is made on the IRE form. People
Pharmakos (845 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A pharmakós (Greek: φαρμακός, plural pharmakoi) in Ancient Greek religion was the ritualistic sacrifice or exile of a human scapegoat or victim. A slave
Maya religion (11,322 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The traditional Maya religion of Guatemala, Belize, western Honduras, and the Tabasco, Chiapas, and Yucatán regions of Mexico is a southeastern variant
Iravan (8,586 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
scriptures). Alf Hiltebeitel, George Washington University professor of religion, suggests that the Sanskrit name Iravan or Iravant is derived from Iḍā-vant
Stranger than Fiction (song) (293 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
"Stranger Than Fiction" is a song by American punk rock band Bad Religion, featured on their 1994 album with the same title. It was also the album's third
Way of the Celestial Masters (3,543 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the Wei Kingdom, surrendering his state in exchange for gaining state religion status for Tianshi Daoism. Zhang was given a title and land, as were several
Sikhism in Iran (152 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Sikhs form a very small minority in Iran, with a 2011 estimate stating some 60 families to be residing in Iran. Members of the community speak Punjabi
Terma (religion) (2,125 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Terma (Tibetan: གཏེར་མ་, Wylie: gter ma; "hidden treasure") are various forms of hidden teachings that are key to Vajrayana or Tibetan Buddhist and Bon
Kingdom of Nri (3,197 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
much-reduced, and weakened form until 1911. In 1911, British troops forced the reigning eze Nri to renounce the ritual power of the religion known as the ìkénga
Mundhum (605 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
literature of the Kirat people of Nepal. It is the ancient, indigenous religion of Nepal. Mundhum means "the power of great strength" in the Kiranti languages
Big Bang (11,596 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
significant bearing on religion and philosophy. As a result, it has become one of the liveliest areas in the discourse between science and religion. Some believe
Shiva (9,354 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
hypothesised Proto-Indo-European religion, and the Indo-Iranian religion. According to Anthony, the Old Indic religion probably emerged among Indo-European
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refers to a sacred place of pilgrimage. The Latin word sanctum is the neuter form of the adjective "holy". Sanctum sanctorum, the sanctum of Jewish temples
Religion in Futurama (2,440 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
number of satirical and humorous references to religion, including inventing several fictional religions which are explored in certain episodes of the
Vesta (mythology) (2,683 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
pronunciation: [ˈwɛsta]) is the virgin goddess of the hearth, home, and family in Roman religion. Vesta's presence is symbolized by the sacred fire that burned at her hearth
Religion in Kerala (1,989 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religions in Kerala are a mixture of different faiths, most significantly Hinduism, Islam and Christianity. Kerala has a reputation of being, communally
Raijū (194 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of lightning and may be in the shape of a cat, fox, weasel, or wolf. The form of a white and blue wolf (or even a wolf wrapped in lightning) is also common
Inari Ōkami (2,146 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
both Shinto and Buddhist priests discourage it. Inari also appears in the form of a snake or dragon, and one folktale has Inari appear to a wicked man in
Druwi (376 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
from Romuva, and that Romuva could be considered as a specific form of Druwi. The religion is primarily represented institutionally by the "Kurono Academy
Occult (1,709 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Wicca and many other modern pagan religions. Some other religious denominations disapprove of occultism in most or all forms. They may view the occult as being
Meilichios (283 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ellen Harrison demonstrated in detail in Prolegomena to the Study of Greek Religion (1903). In the course of examining the archaic aspects of the Diasia festival
Religion in the Mongol Empire (3,038 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Mongols were highly tolerant of most religions during the early Mongol Empire, and typically sponsored several at the same time. At the time of Genghis
Nencatacoa (406 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
god and protector of the mantle makers, artists and festivities in the religion of the Muisca. The Muisca and their confederation were one of the four
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health: A study among sixth-form pupils attending Catholic and Protestant schools in Northern Ireland. Mental Health, Religion & Culture, 11(1), 85-92.