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Ancient Greek religion (3,352 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article

Greek religion encompasses the collection of beliefs, rituals, and mythology originating in ancient Greece in the form of both popular public religion and
Atheism (15,928 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
Wicca (11,478 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
reconstructionist spectrum. Several academics have also categorised Wicca as a form of nature religion, a term that is also embraced by many of the faith's practitioners
Rastafari (14,159 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Rastafari, sometimes termed Rastafarianism, is an Abrahamic religion. Classified as a new religious movement, it developed in Jamaica during the 1930s
Anubis (2,798 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
god associated with mummification and the afterlife in ancient Egyptian religion, usually depicted as a canine or a man with a canine head. Archeologists
Secularity (1,590 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
European Enlightenment. Furthermore, since "religion" and "secular" are both Western concepts that were formed under the influence of Christian theology
Losing My Religion (2,589 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"Losing My Religion" is a song by the American alternative rock band R.E.M. The song was released as the first single from the group's 1991 album Out of
Polytheism (4,513 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Polytheism was the typical form of religion during the Bronze Age and Iron Age up to the Axial Age and the development of Abrahamic religions, the latter of which
Religion (12,441 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
There is no scholarly consensus over the definition of "religion". Conventionally, a "religion" is any cultural system of designated behaviors and practices
Yoruba religion (2,587 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
as a religion but it is rather, an ethic group and a language. Yoruba culture is ancestral or partially ancestral to the Afro-American religions Santería
Minister (Christianity) (4,358 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
Dahomean religion (226 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
taken from Dahomey to the Caribbean used elements of the religion to form Vodou and other religions of the Afro-Caribbean diaspora. Lisa (male) and Mawu
Magic (paranormal) (7,088 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
private, while religion is a communal and organised activity. The term magic comes from the Old Persian magu, a word that applied to a form of religious
Zoroastrianism (11,089 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
oldest extant religions, "combining a cosmogonic dualism and eschatological monotheism in a manner unique [...] among the major religions of the world"
Irreligion (2,515 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(adjective form: non-religious or irreligious) is the absence, indifference, rejection of, or hostility towards religion. Irreligion may include some forms of
Hinduism (29,088 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hinduism is a religion, or a way of life, widely practiced in the Indian subcontinent. Hinduism has been called the oldest religion in the world, and
Scientology (24,117 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
Yahweh (4,589 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Van der Toorn, Karel (1996). Family Religion in Babylonia, Ugarit and Israel: Continuity and Changes in the Forms of Religious Life. BRILL.  Wright, J
Islam (19,381 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Islam (/ˈɪslɑːm/) is an Abrahamic monotheistic religion which professes that there is only one and incomparable God (Allah) and that Muhammad is the last
Chinese folk religion (20,949 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
Ritual (6,528 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
Divination (2,263 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
Sikhism (14,247 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Higher still is truthful living". Sikhism is a monistic form of monotheistic (panentheistic) religion. In Sikhism, the concept of "God" is Vāhigurū—is shapeless
Judaism (20,052 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
Religion in Kiribati (665 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
Theocracy (5,160 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
adherents, yet no form of civil marriage (free of religion, for atheists, for example) exists nor marriage by non-recognized minority religions. Following
Celtic mythology (2,361 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
Rhea (mythology) (1,357 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Martin Persson (1 January 1950). "The Minoan-Mycenaean Religion and Its Survival in Greek Religion". Biblo & Tannen Publishers – via Google Books.  "Rhea
Modern Paganism (11,264 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
Incarnation (1,713 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
attributes of God onto this material world. Buddhism is a non-theistic religion, it denies the concept of a creator god or any incarnation of a creator
Taoism (8,926 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%
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
Animism (5,584 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
still practiced in a variety of forms in many traditional societies. Animism is used in the anthropology of religion as a term for the belief system of
LaVeyan Satanism (10,028 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
LaVeyan Satanism is a religion founded in 1966 by the American occultist and author Anton Szandor LaVey. Scholars of religion have classified it as a
Religion in pre-Islamic Arabia (8,586 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
Venus (mythology) (6,495 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
adjectival form *venes-no-: William W. Skeat ibid. s.v. "venom" Staples, Ariadne, From Good Goddess to vestal virgins: sex and category in Roman religion, Routledge
Ra (2,517 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
25th and 24th centuries BC, he had become a major god in ancient Egyptian religion, identified primarily with the noon sun. In later Egyptian dynastic times
Bahá'í Faith (10,434 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Bahá'í Faith (Persian: بهائی‎‎ Bahā'i) is a religion teaching the essential worth of all religions, and the unity and equality of all people. Established
Zoomorphism (560 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
Vietnamese folk religion (2,896 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
Comparative religion (1,778 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of religion yields a deeper understanding of the fundamental philosophical concerns of religion such as ethics, metaphysics, and the nature and form of
New Age (16,955 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
movement (NRM); while the psychologist describes it as a form of narcissism." — Scholar of religion Daren Kemp, 2004. The New Age phenomenon has proved difficult
Monotheism (10,092 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
elements of pre-monotheistic thought are found in early religions such as Atenism, Ancient Chinese religion, and Yahwism. The word monotheism comes from the
Religion in Montenegro (637 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
Pantheism (5,253 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
pantheism, considered by some a form of religious naturalism. It has been described as an example of "dark green religion" with a focus on environmental
Aphrodite (4,305 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Burkert (1984). The significant influence of the Near East on early Greek religion in general (and on the cult of Aphrodite in particular) is now widely recognized
Newar Buddhism (713 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Newar Buddhism is the form of Vajrayana Buddhism practiced by the Newar people of the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. It has developed unique socio-religious
Creation myth (3,783 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
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
Divinity (2,462 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In religion, divinity or godhead is the state of things that are believed to come from a supernatural power or deity, such as a god, supreme being, creator
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
Ancient Egyptian religion (9,761 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ancient Egyptian religion was a complex system of polytheistic beliefs and rituals which were an integral part of ancient Egyptian society. It centered
Religion in Korea (218 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
same time, the government shows support for Cheondoism, a form of Korean indigenous religion. Grayson, 2002. pp. 120-138 Grayson, 2002. pp. 155-158
Yazidis (11,537 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ezidkhan) who are strictly endogamous. Their religion, Yazidism is linked to ancient Mesopotamian religions and combines aspects of Zoroastrianism, Islam
Pantheism (5,253 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
pantheism, considered by some a form of religious naturalism. It has been described as an example of "dark green religion" with a focus on environmental
Salvation (3,808 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
Kirat Mundhum (838 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Kirati Mundhum), also called Kiratism or Kirantism or simply Mundum, is the religion of the Kirat: Limbu, Rai, Sunuwar and Yakkha peoples of Nepal, India, Myanmar
Balinese Hinduism (1,848 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
century BC. It was gradually replaced by Buddhism, which was the main religion of Sumatra and Java, until it in turn was displaced by the coming of Islam
Freemasonry (8,991 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)
Republic (8,067 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A republic (Latin: res publica) is a form of government in which the country is considered a "public matter" – not the private concern or property of the
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
Confucianism (9,421 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ruism, is described as tradition, a philosophy, a religion, a humanistic or rationalistic religion, a way of governing, or simply a way of life. Confucianism
Timeline of religion (5,322 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The timeline of religion is a chronological catalogue of important and noteworthy religious events in pre-historic and modern times. This article reaches
Greek mythology (10,774 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
Proselytism (2,661 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
Dualism (4,261 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
for the lesser-known Christian gnostic religions, such as Bogomils, Catharism, and so on. More complex forms of monist dualism also exist, for instance
Hermes (6,542 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hermes (/ˈhɜːrmiːz/; Greek: Ἑρμῆς) is an Olympian god in Greek religion and mythology, the son of Zeus and the Pleiad Maia, and the second youngest of
God (11,339 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
who disbelieves in every form of deity, not just the God of traditional Western theology." Boyer, Pascal (2001). Religion Explained,. New York: Basic
Rigvedic deities (527 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
Invocation (1,381 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
pre-established form or with the invoker's own words or actions. An example of a pre-established text for an invocation is the Lord's Prayer. All religions in general
Dravidian folk religion (2,809 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
Jedi census phenomenon (2,709 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
Occult (1,771 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Wicca and many other modern pagan religions. Some other religious denominations disapprove of occultism in most or all forms. They may view the occult as being
Religious censorship (3,096 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
a form of censorship where freedom of expression is controlled or limited using religious authority or on the basis of the teachings of the religion. This
Ancient Egyptian deities (11,415 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
Diana (mythology) (5,398 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
Protestantism (20,082 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
Greco-Roman mysteries (1,320 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
See Western esotericism for modern "mystery religions" in Western culture. Mystery religions, sacred mysteries or simply mysteries, were religious
Goddess (3,982 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
female deity in polytheistic religions. Goddesses most often have feminine characteristics that are apotheosize in their pure form. However, in some cases
Himachal Pradesh (5,922 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
highest proportions of Hindu population in India (95.17%). Other religions that form a small percentage are Islam, Buddhism and Sikhism. Muslims are mainly
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
Vattisen Yaly (949 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
Mother goddess (3,115 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
chthonian religion, whether it invokes Demeter or is embodied by an equivalent goddess” (Bachofen, 88). Bachofen believed that the matriarchal form of social
Prayer (10,474 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
that the earliest intelligent modern humans practiced a form of prayer. Today, most major religions involve prayer in one way or another; some ritualize
Revelation (5,237 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In religion and theology, revelation is the revealing or disclosing of some form of truth or knowledge through communication with a deity or other supernatural
Religion in Japan (5,890 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
Norse mythology (3,552 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
9122020071(v. 2). Turville-Petre, E O Gabriel (1964). Myth and Religion of the North: The Religion of Ancient Scandinavia. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. Reprinted
Ardhanarishvara (4,496 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ardhanarishvara (Sanskrit: अर्धनारीश्वर, Ardhanārīśvara) is a composite androgynous form of the Hindu God Shiva and His consort Parvati (also known as Devi, Shakti
Cult of the Supreme Being (1,202 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
Ghost Dance (3,151 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
Religion in Bangladesh (1,678 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
animists and atheists form 0.4% of the minuscule remainders.[self-published source] A survey in late 2003 confirmed that religion is the first choice by
Christianity (21,566 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
monotheistic religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus Christ, who serves as the focal point of the Christian faith. It is the world's largest religion, with
Theories about religions (6,533 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
Mars (mythology) (10,335 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
In ancient Roman religion and myth, Mars (Latin: Mārs, [maːrs]) was the god of war and also an agricultural guardian, a combination characteristic of early
Religion in Gabon (563 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
Hierophany (355 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
Secularism in India (3,949 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
that they are culturally different from Indians of other religions. Supporters of this form of secularism claim that any attempt to introduce a uniform
Madhya Pradesh (5,726 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of India. Archived 16 May 2012 at the Wayback Machine. "Madhya Pradesh Religion Census 2011". Office of the Registrar General and Census Commissioner,
Religion in China (33,427 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the spiritual world, a heritage that survives in some modern forms of Chinese religion. Ancient shamanism is especially connected to ancient Neolithic
Religion in China (33,427 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the spiritual world, a heritage that survives in some modern forms of Chinese religion. Ancient shamanism is especially connected to ancient Neolithic
Self-concept (3,196 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
and interacts with self-esteem, self-knowledge, and the social self to form the self as whole. It includes the past, present, and future selves, where
Religion in Gabon (563 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
Korean shamanism (3,780 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Young Lee describes Muism as a form of Sinism - the shamanic tradition within the religion. Other names for the religion are Shindo (Hangul: 신도; Hanja: 神道;
Zeus (5,985 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Greek: Ζεύς Zeús [zdeǔ̯s]) is the sky and thunder god in ancient Greek religion, who ruled as king of the gods of Mount Olympus. His name is cognate with
Pan (god) (4,342 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
In Greek religion and mythology, Pan (/ˈpæn/; Ancient Greek: Πάν, Pan) is the god of the wild, shepherds and flocks, nature of mountain wilds and rustic
Special Marriage Act, 1954 (708 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
provide a special form of marriage for the people of India and all Indian nationals in foreign countries, irrespective of the religion or faith followed
Hindutva (4,224 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
excluded the followers of "foreign religions" such as Islam, Christianity, Judaism and Zoroastrianism. It was a form of ethnic nationalism as understood
Æsir (3,090 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
ásynja, plural ásynjur) is a member of the principal pantheon in Norse religion. This pantheon includes Odin, Frigg, Thor, Baldr and Týr. The second pantheon
Magic and religion (3,049 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
Temple (3,087 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
and Jainism among religions with many modern followers, as well as other ancient religions such as Ancient Egyptian religion. The form and function of temples
Scientism (3,933 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
Great Britain (6,668 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
2010.  Retrieved on 17 October 2011. "Analysis of Religion in the 2001 Census – Current Religion in Scotland". Scotland.gov.uk. Retrieved 15 August 2011
Radical 113 (326 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
suggests relation to anything connected with animism in traditional Chinese religion, such as 祭 "to sacrifice, to practice ancestor veneration", ultimately
Secular humanism (7,171 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
East Asian religions (3,100 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
Zoophilia (9,998 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
reference to a person) is synonymous with zoophile, while the adjectival form of the word – as, for instance, in the phrase "zoosexual act" – may indicate
Norse religion (3,492 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Viking Age.[dubious – discuss] Norse religion is a folk religion. It was the northern variation of the religion practiced in the lands inhabited by the
Religious fanaticism (1,492 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
enthusiasm related to one's own, or one's group's, devotion to a religion – a form of human fanaticism which could otherwise be expressed in one's other
Anglican Diocese of Peterborough (582 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
which was founded as a monastery in AD 655 and re-built in its present form between 1118 and 1238. Founded at the Dissolution of the Monasteries in
Buddhism (24,767 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Buddhism ( /ˈbʊdɪzəm/ or /ˈbuːdɪzəm/) is a religion and dharma that encompasses a variety of traditions, beliefs and spiritual practices largely based
Yazdânism (2,570 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
Stregheria (1,884 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
pronunciation: [streɡeˈriːa]) is a form of Italian American witchcraft. Stregheria is sometimes referred to as La Vecchia Religione ("the Old Religion"). The word stregheria
Religion in Scotland (6,112 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion in Scotland includes all forms of religious organisation and practice. Christianity is the largest faith in Scotland. In the 2011 census, 53
Religion and video games (3,446 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
Telangana (5,678 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(/tɛlənˈɡɑːnə/ ( listen)) is one of the 29 states in India, located in southern India. Formed on 2 June 2014 as the youngest state(29th) in India, from the northwestern
Heaven (7,379 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
underworld. In Indian religions, Heaven is considered as Svarga loka, and the soul is again subjected to rebirth in different living forms according to its
Mysticism (11,976 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
from indigenous religions and folk religions like shamanism, to organised religions like the Abrahamic faiths and Indian religions, and modern spirituality
Russell's teapot (1,845 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
to others. Russell specifically applied his analogy in the context of religion. He wrote that if he were to assert, without offering proof, that a teapot
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
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
Confession (religion) (4,360 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Confession, in many religions, is the acknowledgment of one's sins (sinfulness) or wrongs. Buddhism has been from its inception primarily a tradition
Kamidana (488 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
Émile Durkheim (9,281 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
Demography of Cornwall (424 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
following results were given for religion. Christian: 59.8% No religion: 30.31% Religion not stated: 8.52% Other religion: 0.69% Buddhist: 0.32% Muslim:
Chinese culture (3,230 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
music, literature, martial arts, cuisine, visual arts, philosophy and religion. There are 56 officially labelled ethnic groups in China. In terms of
Province of Armagh (Church of Ireland) (152 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Northern Province, is one of the two ecclesiastical provinces that together form the Anglican Church of Ireland; the other is the Province of Dublin. The
Uppland (601 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
Ancient Mesopotamian religion (6,722 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Mesopotamian religion refers to the religious beliefs and practices of the civilizations of ancient Mesopotamia, particularly Sumer, Akkad, Assyria and
Marapu (814 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Marapu religion (also known as Marafu in Sumba) is a form of ancestral religion that is practiced mainly in the island of Sumba in Indonesia. Marapu
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
Armenian mythology (1,984 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Encyclopædia of Religion and Ethics, ed. James Hastings, vol. 1, 1908 Russell, James R. (15 December 1986). "ARMENIA AND IRAN iii. Armenian Religion". Encyclopædia
Places of Worship Registration Act 1855 (1,518 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
Oracle (2,856 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
predictions or precognition of the future, inspired by the gods. As such it is a form of divination. The word oracle comes from the Latin verb ōrāre "to speak"
Sam Harris (4,761 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
religion. In The Moral Landscape (2010), Harris argues that science can help answer moral problems and aid human well-being. He published a long-form
Acclamation (459 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
An acclamation, in its most common sense, is a form of election that does not use a ballot. "Acclamation" or "acclamatio" can also signify a kind of ritual
Picts (6,301 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
by some sources, gradually merged with the Gaelic kingdom of Dál Riata to form the Kingdom of Alba (Scotland). Alba then expanded, absorbing the Brittonic
Religion in Qatar (660 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
population, 0.7% follow other religions and 0.9% are unaffiliated to any religion, Qatar is also home to numerous other religions mostly from the Middle East
Sikh (7,959 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Punjabi: ਸਿੱਖ sikkh [sɪkkʰ]) is a follower of Sikhism, a panentheistic religion which originated during the 15th century in the Punjab region of Northwestern
Asura (3,864 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
American Academy of Religion, Volume 81, Issue 2, pages 427-466 Doris Srinivasan (1997), Many Heads, Arms and Eyes: Origin, Meaning, and Form of Multiplicity
Shinto (9,410 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Shinto (神道, Shintō), also called Shintoism, or kami-no-michi, is the ethnic religion of Japan that focuses on ritual practices to be carried out diligently
Absolute (philosophy) (3,236 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
In philosophy, metaphysics, religion, spirituality, and other contexts, the Absolute is a term for the most real being. The Absolute is conceived as being
Mithraism (20,409 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
a mystery religion centred around the god Mithras that was practised in the Roman Empire from about the 1st to the 4th century. The religion was inspired
Abrahamic religions (14,462 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Abrahamic religions, also referred to collectively as Abrahamism, are a group of Semitic-originated religious sects that claim descent from the practices
Libation (3,269 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
was a central and vital aspect of ancient Greek religion, and one of the simplest and most common forms of religious practice. It is one of the basic religious
Romuva (religion) (1,964 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Romuva is a contemporary continuation of the traditional ethnic religion of the Baltic peoples, reviving the ancient religious practices of the Lithuanians
Ares (3,505 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Greek Religion, p. 169. Burkert, Greek Religion, p.169. Iliad 5.890–891. Hansen, Classical Mythology, pp. 114–115. Burkert, Greek Religion,p. 169
Zulu people (1,506 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
belief system of ancestor worship in parallel with their Christianity. Zulu religion includes belief in a creator God (uNkulunkulu) who is above interacting
Religion in Denmark (1,721 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
Happiness (4,582 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
quality of life, flourishing, and contentment. In philosophy and (western) religion, happiness may be defined in terms of living a good life, or flourishing
Priest (5,899 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
charge"), is a religious leader authorized to perform the sacred rituals of a religion, especially as a mediatory agent between humans and one or more deities
Shunning (2,699 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
power as any other member of the civil society. In cases where a group or religion is state-sanctioned, a key power, or in the majority (e.g. in Singapore)
Religion in the United States (10,197 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
state-endorsed religion. However, some states had established religions in some form until the 1830s. Modeling the provisions concerning religion within the
Kalash people (6,978 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
ethnoreligious community, practicing a religion which some scholars characterize as a animism, and other academicians as "a form of ancient Hinduism". The neighboring
Psychology of religion (12,337 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
Glossary of ancient Roman religion (34,452 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
vocabulary of ancient Roman religion was highly specialized. Its study affords important information about the religion, traditions and beliefs of the
Palo (religion) (1,043 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Palo, also known as Las Reglas de Congo, is a religion with various denominations which developed in Cuba among Central African slaves and their descendants
Ancient Canaanite religion (3,203 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
Kulam (409 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Kulam or "Pagkukulam" 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
Chinese Manichaeism (307 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Chinese Manichaeism is the form of Manichaeism (摩尼教 Móníjiào or 明教 Míngjiào, "bright religion") transmitted and practiced in China. Manichaeism was introduced
Invisible Pink Unicorn (1,715 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Pink Unicorn (IPU) is the goddess of a parody religion used to satirize theistic beliefs, taking the form of a unicorn that is paradoxically both invisible
Hermaphroditus (2,207 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
and the origins of the cult of hermaphrodite beings stem from Eastern religions, where the hermaphrodite nature expressed the idea of a primitive being
Mythology (6,669 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Forms of Folklore: Prose Narratives. University of California.  Bowker, John (2005). "Euhemerism". The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions.
Doctor of Ministry (157 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
professional doctorate which may be earned by a minister of religion who is concurrently engaged in some form of ministry. Under Association of Theological Schools
Establishment Clause (3,803 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Establishment Clause together with the Free Exercise Clause form the constitutional right of freedom of religion that is protected by the First Amendment to the United
Reductionism (4,782 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"Evolution-of-religion.com". evolution-of-religion.com.  Strenski, Ivan. "Classic Twentieth-Century Theorist of the Study of Religion: Defending the
Analytic philosophy (6,504 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Analytic Philosophy of Religion, Harris noted that analytic philosophy has been a very heterogeneous 'movement'.... some forms of analytic philosophy
Blasphemy (3,543 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
sacred things, or toward something considered sacred or inviolable. Some religions consider blasphemy to be a religious crime. As of 2012, anti-blasphemy
Religion in Cuba (2,645 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
Isis (4,306 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
polytheistic pantheon of Egypt. She was first worshiped in ancient Egyptian religion, and later her worship spread throughout the Roman Empire and the greater
Schism (2,765 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
Republicanism (6,722 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Collatinus. This form of government collapsed in the latter part of the 1st century BCE, giving way to what was a monarchy in form, if not in name. Republics
Freedom of religion in India (2,783 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
Kapu (872 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The kapu system was universal in lifestyle, gender roles, politics and religion. An offense that was kapu was often a corporal offense, but also often
Demeter (4,471 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In ancient Greek religion and Greek mythology, Demeter (/dᵻˈmiːtər/; Attic: Δημήτηρ Dēmḗtēr, pronounced [dɛːmɛ́ːtɛːr]; Doric: Δαμάτηρ Dāmā́tēr) is the
Shed (deity) (384 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
attempts by Akhenaten to proscribe the ancient religion of Egypt. Shed has also been viewed as a form of the Canaanite god Resheph. Shed can be depicted
Gnosticism (13,559 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
be among the oldest of the Gnostic thought forms. These movements are considered by most to be religions in their own right, and are not emanations from
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
Nation (2,969 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
nationalism. He also claims that a nation is not formed on the basis of dynasty, language, religion, geography, or shared interests. Rather, "A nation
Maluku (province) (630 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Office Maluku Province "BPS Provinsi Maluku". Maluku.bps.go.id. Retrieved 2016-05-01.  "Population by Region and Religion in Indonesia". BPS. 2010. 
Amun (3,617 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Pauly-Wissowa, Realencyclopädie Works on Egyptian religion quoted (in the encyclopædia) under Egypt, section Religion Ancient Egyptian Literature: Volume II:
Freedom of thought (1,239 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of—and thus is closely linked to—other liberties, including freedom of religion, freedom of speech, and freedom of expression. Though freedom of thought
Interpretatio graeca (1,504 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
myths are used to interpret or attempt to understand the mythology and religion of other cultures. It is thus a comparative methodology that looks for
Jainism (19,858 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
/ˈdʒaɪnɪzəm/), traditionally known as Jain Dharma, is an ancient Indian religion. Jainism followers are called "Jains", a word derived from the Sanskrit
Ethics in religion (5,558 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
Max Weber (14,490 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
Philosophy of religion (2,986 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Philosophy of religion is, "the philosophical examination of the central themes and concepts involved in religious traditions." It is an ancient discipline
Heathenry (new religious movement) (13,458 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
Buddhism in Russia (480 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
early 17th century. Buddhism is considered as one of Russia's traditional religions, legally a part of Russian historical heritage. Besides the historical
Interpretatio Christiana (1,503 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
domestic religion of ancient Rome, imperial cult, Hellenistic religion, the ancient Egyptian religion, Celtic and Germanic polytheism, initiation religions such
Tiamat (2,050 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In the religion of ancient Babylon, Tiamat (Akkadian: 𒀭𒋾𒊩𒆳 Dti.amat) is a primordial goddess of the salt sea, mating with Abzû, the god of fresh water
Parody religion (1,367 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
Religion in Saudi Arabia (2,555 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
is the state religion of Saudi Arabia and its law requires that all citizens should be Muslims. Public worship by adherents of religions other than Islam
Criticism of religion (13,335 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Criticism of religion is criticism of the ideas, the truth, or the practice of religion, including its political and social implications. Historical records
Theodicy (5,600 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Theodicy (/θiːˈɒdɪsi/), in its most common form, is an attempt to answer the question of why a good God permits the manifestation of evil. Some theodicies
Religious pluralism (7,568 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
Covenant (biblical) (3,082 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
is a religious covenant that is described in the Bible. All Abrahamic religions consider biblical covenants important. Of the covenants found in the Pentateuch
Agnosticism (7,496 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
does not exist". Agnosticism is a doctrine or set of tenets rather than a religion. English biologist Thomas Henry Huxley coined the word "agnostic" in 1869
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
Religious communism (769 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
defined "religious communism" as a form of communism that "springs directly from principles native to a religion", and Hans J. Hillerbrand described
Belief (7,962 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
where we live. Most individuals believe the religion they were taught in childhood. Charismatic leaders can form and/or modify beliefs (even if those beliefs
Secularization (3,230 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
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
Double standard (307 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
subjective bias or favoritism based on social class, rank, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, or other distinctions. A double standard violates
Sacred (2,615 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
virtues, and identifies it with the virtue of religion, but with this difference that, whereas religion is the virtue whereby one offers God due service
Prophets and messengers in Islam (3,857 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the "religion of Abraham" (Ibrahim) and refers to Jacob (Yaqub) and the Twelve Tribes of Israel as being Muslim. The Quran says: The same religion has
Mawla (632 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
trustee, helper. In the pre-Islamic era the term originally applied to any form of tribal association. During the early Islamic era, this institution was
Celtic polytheism (5,624 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
Tutelary deity (1,330 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
guard and preserve a place or a person are fundamental to ancient Roman religion. The tutelary deity of a man was his Genius, or that of a woman her Juno
Satanism (11,214 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
religious studies scholars have described LaVey's Satanism as a form of "self-religion" or "self-spirituality", with religious studies scholar Amina Olander
Religious liberalism (845 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
Australian Aboriginal mythology (4,883 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
thing that this religion has in common with Western religion as far as death is concerned. "For Aboriginal people when a person dies some form of the persons
Polemic (834 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the exposition thereof: containing The Heathens infidelitie in religion... – took the form of a 250-line poem. Major political polemicists of the 18th century
Kitáb-i-Aqdas (3,117 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
central book of the Bahá'í Faith written by Bahá'u'lláh, the founder of the religion, in 1873. The work was written in Arabic under the Arabic title al-Kitābu
Evolutionary origin of religions (4,587 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
verbal, since the sacred truths have to be stated. If so, religion, at least in its modern form, cannot pre-date the emergence of language. It has been
Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan (5,082 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
inner realisation, which makes it the highest form of religion: The Vedanta is not a religion, but religion itself in its most universal and deepest significance
Worship (2,021 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
extends this argument to suggest that religion and worship is a process whereby society worships itself, as a form of self-valorization and self-preservation
Hero (4,197 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
later given divine honors. Before the decipherment of Linear B the original form of the word was assumed to be *ἥρωϝ-, hērōw-; R. S. P. Beekes has proposed
Muslim (2,922 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Muslim is someone who follows or practices Islam, a monotheistic Abrahamic religion. Muslims consider the Quran (Koran), their holy book, to be the verbatim
Anarchism and religion (2,745 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
Herma (1,016 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
appropriate height. The form originated in Ancient Greece, and was adopted by the Romans, and revived at the Renaissance in the form of term figures and Atlantes
Hinduism in India (1,573 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hinduism is the major religion of India, with over 79.8% of the population identifying themselves as Hindu, that accounts for roughly (966 million) Hindus
Theology (5,726 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
Calvinism (11,800 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
generation of Reformed theologians. Calvin's Institutes of the Christian Religion (1536–59) was one of the most influential theologies of the era. Toward
Bhagavad Gita (10,797 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(Bhakti yoga). He also explains different forms of spiritual disciplines. Ksetra–Ksetrajna Vibhaga yoga (Religion by Separation of Matter and Spirit contains
Edict of Milan (1,533 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Christianity a legal status, but did not make Christianity the official religion of the Roman empire; this took place under Emperor Theodosius I in 380
Idolatry (11,261 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"idol", also known as a cult image, in the form of a physical image, such as a statue or icon. In Abrahamic religions, namely Christianity, Islam and Judaism
Transcendence (religion) (2,613 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
In religion, transcendence refers to the aspect of a god's nature and power which is wholly independent of the material universe, beyond all physical laws
List of Mycenaean deities (4,044 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Conventions Aegean civilizations Cycladic culture History of Greece History of religions History of writing Notes This list includes deities which in later
Major religious groups (2,753 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
instead of "religion" being synonymous with spirituality, authors began using the plural, "religions," to refer to both Christianity and other forms of worship
Native American religion (3,375 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Native American religions are the spiritual practices of the indigenous peoples of the Americas. This article focuses on Native North Americans. Traditional
State Shinto (4,119 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
Amunet (283 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Egyptian religion. She is a member of the Ogdoad and the consort of Amun. Her name, meaning "the female hidden one", was simply the feminine form of Amun's
Bastet (2,636 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Bastet was a goddess in ancient Egyptian religion, worshiped as early as the 2nd Dynasty (2890 BCE). As Bast, she was the goddess of warfare in Lower Egypt
Secular liberalism (786 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
Decline of Greco-Roman polytheism (7,038 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
David Hume (17,497 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
History of Religion. Here he argued that the monotheistic religions of Judaism, Christianity and Islam all derive from earlier polytheistic religions. He also
Christianity by country (3,226 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
religion after Islam. The United States has the largest Christian population in the world, followed by Brazil and Mexico. Christianity, in one form or
Jupiter (mythology) (18,896 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
and king of the gods in Ancient Roman religion and mythology. Jupiter was the chief deity of Roman state religion throughout the Republican and Imperial
Mongolian shamanism (2,284 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
Benben (531 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
god Atum settled in the creation story of the Heliopolitan form of Ancient Egyptian religion. The Benben stone (also known as a pyramidion) is the top
Second Great Awakening (4,614 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
These often provided the first encounter for some settlers with organized religion, and they were important as social venues. The camp meeting was a religious
Theology (5,726 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
Andhra Pradesh (8,543 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
38%). Buddhists, Sikhs, Jains & the people who declined to state their religion make up the remaining portion of population. Hinduism Andhra Pradesh is
Meditation (16,243 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the founder of the religion, never specified any particular form of meditation, and thus each person is free to choose their own form. However, he specifically
Religion in Lebanon (1,052 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
Islam in Mauritius (1,085 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
from India. Mauritius got independence during 1968 and there was no state religion in Mauritius defined in the constitution. The religious organizations present
Mixtec (1,477 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
currently inhabit the Pacific slope of Oaxaca and Guerrero. The Mixtec languages form a major branch of the Otomanguean language family. In pre-Columbian times
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 democracy (332 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
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
Cell (417 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
in a cell group, a form of Christian church organization Cell, a unit of a clandestine cell system, a penetration-resistant form of a secret or outlawed
Set (deity) (3,182 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
desert, storms, disorder, violence, and foreigners in ancient Egyptian religion. In Ancient Greek, the god's name is given as Sēth (Σήθ). Set had a positive
Jacobite (220 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Jacobite means follower of "Jacob" or "James." (Jacobus is the Latin form of James.) Jacobite may refer to: Jacobites, Biblical name for Israelites,
Haruspex (1,118 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In the religion of Ancient Rome, a haruspex (plural haruspices; also called aruspex) was a person trained to practice a form of divination called haruspicy
Religion and sexuality (9,436 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Each major religion has developed moral codes covering issues of sexuality, morality, ethics etc. These moral codes seek to regulate the situations which
Tamil Nadu (14,538 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Christians, 5.9% Muslims, 0.1% Jains and 0.3% following other religions or no religion. The state is home to the core schools of medieval and modern Hinduism
Religion in Cameroon (573 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
Society (3,526 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
strong economies and stable governments, allow freedom of religion, have chosen democracy as a form of governance, favor capitalism and international trade
Mana (4,409 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
some mana in the form of a spell, which can be addressed by magic. Since mana comes from the animae, and those are the topic of religion, the most logical
Religious liberalism (845 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
Separation of church and state (12,861 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Denmark and the United Kingdom, maintain a form of constitutional recognition of an official state religion. The philosophy of the separation of the church
Islamic views on evolution (2,938 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the monkeys." In his 1874 book titled History of the Conflict between Religion and Science, John William Draper, a scientist and contemporary of Charles
Hubris (1,306 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
about the downfall, or nemesis, of the perpetrator of hubris. The adjectival form of the noun hubris is "hubristic". Hubris is usually perceived as a characteristic
Human rights (15,105 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
print, in the form of art, or through any other media of his choice". Everyone has the right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion; this right
Thelema (6,959 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Thelema (/θəˈliːmə/) is a religion based on a philosophical law of the same name, adopted as a central tenet by some religious organizations. The law of
Classifications of religious movements (2,970 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
The Five Ks (1,202 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Five K are not just symbols, but articles of faith that collectively form the external identity and the Khalsa devotee's commitment to the Sikh rehni
Louisiana Voodoo (3,070 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the traditions of the African diaspora. It is a cultural form of the Afro-American religions developed by West and Central Africans populations of the
Christian libertarianism (355 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
v t e Religion and politics Ideology Politics Religion
Zapotec civilization (2,512 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Zapotec left archaeological evidence at the ancient city of Monte Albán in the form of buildings, ball courts, magnificent tombs and grave goods including finely
Orthopraxy (1,942 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In the study of religion, orthopraxy is correct conduct, both ethical and liturgical, as opposed to faith or grace etc. This contrasts with orthodoxy,
Shamanism (15,620 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
commonly believed that the Shinto religion is the result of the transformation of a shamanistic tradition into a religion. Forms of practice vary somewhat in
Negative and positive atheism (1,064 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Positive atheism, also called strong atheism and hard atheism, is the form of atheism that asserts that no deities exist; negative atheism, also called
Christianity by country (3,226 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
religion after Islam. The United States has the largest Christian population in the world, followed by Brazil and Mexico. Christianity, in one form or
State Shinto (4,119 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
Paleolithic religion (1,600 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Paleolithic religions are a set of spiritual beliefs thought to have appeared during the Paleolithic time period. Religious behaviour is thought[by whom
Polygamy (9,927 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Celtic pagan religions accept the practice of polygamy to varying degrees, though how widespread the practice is within these religions is unknown.
Marduk (1,735 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
divine weapon Imhullu. "Marduk" is the Babylonian form of his name. According to The Encyclopedia of Religion, the name Marduk was probably pronounced Marutuk
Herma (1,016 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
appropriate height. The form originated in Ancient Greece, and was adopted by the Romans, and revived at the Renaissance in the form of term figures and Atlantes
Religion in India (8,096 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion in India is characterised by a diversity of religious beliefs and practices. Secularism in India means treatment of all religions equally by the
Fetishism (1,518 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
Marxism (7,074 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Marxism is a form of socioeconomic analysis that analyses class relations and societal conflict using a materialist interpretation of historical development
Horse worship (945 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
in various regions of South Asia. In India, Horse worship in the form of worship of Hayagriva dates back to 2000 BC, when the Indo-Aryan people
Yarsanism (2,890 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Yarsanism is a syncretic religion. Yarsanism went through 8 cycles of formation level, the minimum cycles was about 300 years, Sultan Sahak was the last
Muslim world (10,459 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the Islamic community (Ummah), consisting of all those who adhere to the religion of Islam, or to societies where Islam is practiced. In a modern geopolitical
Ishtar (3,429 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Armenian goddess Astghik. Ishtar was an important deity in Mesopotamian religion from around 3500 BCE, until its gradual decline between the 1st and 5th
Miao folk religion (1,608 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Miao folk religion or Hmong folk religion is the common ethnic religion of Miao peoples, primarily consisting in the practice of ua dab (Hmongic: "worship
Hari (586 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
discus weapon considered to be the most powerful weapon according to Hindu Religion Sudarshana Chakra in his upper right hand and also have a bow named as
Secular Buddhism (1,311 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
as a consequence of the supposed triumph of scientific rationalism over religion in the modern period. Moreover, many aspects of secular Buddhism have been
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
Witchcraft (17,972 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
been present or central at various times and in many diverse forms among cultures and religions worldwide, including both "primitive" and "highly advanced"
State religion (9,217 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 endorsed
Quetzalcoatl (4,651 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Quetzalcohuātl [ket͡saɬˈkowaːt͡ɬ],  modern Nahuatl pronunciation (help·info)) forms part of Mesoamerican literature and is a deity whose name comes from the
Aten (1,375 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
originally an aspect of the god Ra. The deified Aten is the focus of the religion of Atenism established by Amenhotep IV, who later took the name Akhenaten
Civil and political rights (2,306 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, and disability; and individual rights such as privacy and the freedoms of thought, speech, religion, press
Haruspex (1,118 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In the religion of Ancient Rome, a haruspex (plural haruspices; also called aruspex) was a person trained to practice a form of divination called haruspicy
Christian (4,091 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
person who follows or adheres to Christianity, an Abrahamic, monotheistic religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus Christ. "Christian" derives from
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. 
Acosmism (1,106 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Encyclopedia of World Religions, Encyclopædia Britannica (1986), page 9, ISBN 978-1593394912 (2006 Reprint) Eduard von Hartmann, The religion of the future,
Sectarian violence (2,750 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
strife is a form of communal violence inspired by sectarianism, that is, between different sects of one particular mode of ideology or religion within a
Iah (294 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
as Yah, Jah, Jah(w), Joh or Aah ) is a lunar deity in ancient Egyptian religion. His name simply means "Moon". By the New Kingdom, he was less prominent
Problem of evil (15,509 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
philosophy of religion, the problem of evil is also important to the field of theology and ethics. The problem of evil is often formulated in two forms: the logical
Religion in Africa (3,651 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion in Africa is multifaceted and has been a major influence on art, culture and philosophy. Today, the continent's various populations and individuals
Religion in Lebanon (1,052 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
Ancient Egyptian concept of the soul (1,970 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
expressions in the Egyptian language which incorporate the word jb. In Egyptian religion, the heart was the key to the afterlife. It was conceived as surviving
Classifications of religious movements (2,970 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 Atlanta (1,693 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion in Atlanta, while historically centered on Protestant Christianity, now involves many faiths as a result of the city and metro area's increasingly
The Five Ks (1,202 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Five K are not just symbols, but articles of faith that collectively form the external identity and the Khalsa devotee's commitment to the Sikh rehni
Muslim world (10,459 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the Islamic community (Ummah), consisting of all those who adhere to the religion of Islam, or to societies where Islam is practiced. In a modern geopolitical
New Thought (2,842 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
supplied by publishers – a phenomenon never observed, I imagine, until a religion has got well past its earliest insecure beginnings. One of the doctrinal
Deva (Hinduism) (3,598 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
American Academy of Religion, Volume 81, Issue 2, pages 427-466 Doris Srinivasan (1997), Many Heads, Arms and Eyes: Origin, Meaning, and Form of Multiplicity
Thirty-nine Articles (3,508 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Thirty-nine Articles of Religion (commonly abbreviated as the Thirty-nine Articles or the XXXIX Articles) are the historically defining statements
Divine command theory (3,740 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
United Kingdom Census 2001 (2,076 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
religion on a separate response sheet, whose completion was not compulsory, the 2001 census was the first in Great Britain to ask about the religion of
Confession (721 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
morally wrong within the confines of the confessor's religion. In some religions, confession takes the form of an oral communication to another person. Socially
Buddhism in Myanmar (4,540 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
proportion of monks in the population and proportion of income spent on religion. Adherents are most likely found among the dominant Bamar people, Shan
Zapotec civilization (2,512 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Zapotec left archaeological evidence at the ancient city of Monte Albán in the form of buildings, ball courts, magnificent tombs and grave goods including finely
I Ching (5,276 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
text read throughout the world, providing inspiration to the worlds of religion, psychoanalysis, business, literature, and art. Originally a divination
Freedom of religion (12,053 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
Freedom From Religion Foundation (5,754 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
Uttarakhand (7,470 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
College Research Institute. 53: 343–348. JSTOR 42936456.  "Population by religion community - 2011". Census of India, 2011. The Registrar General & Census
Chhattisgarh (8,168 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
and Untouchable Religion in Central India" Chad Bauman, "Identifying the Satnam: Hindu Satnamis, Indian Christians and Dalit Religion in Colonial Chhattisgarh
Youth ministry (683 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
organizing events and activities, youth ministry will usually include some form of religious instruction and pastoral oversight of young people. In Protestant
Testimony (1,378 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In law and in religion, testimony is a solemn attestation as to the truth of a matter. The words "testimony" and "testify" both have a roots in the Latin
Yarsanism (2,890 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Yarsanism is a syncretic religion. Yarsanism went through 8 cycles of formation level, the minimum cycles was about 300 years, Sultan Sahak was the last
Religion in India (8,096 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion in India is characterised by a diversity of religious beliefs and practices. Secularism in India means treatment of all religions equally by the
Jews (16,509 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
or Hebrews, of the Ancient Near East. Jewish ethnicity, nationhood and religion are strongly interrelated, as Judaism is the traditional faith of the Jewish
New Hampshire (9,511 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
pdf "U.S. Religion Map and Religious Populations — U.S. Religious Landscape Study". Religions.pewforum.org. Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life.
Hades (4,422 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Modern linguists have proposed the Proto-Greek form *Awides ("unseen"). The earliest attested form is Aḯdēs (Ἀΐδης), which lacks the proposed digamma
French Wars of Religion (9,146 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The French Wars of Religion, or Huguenot Wars of the 16th century, are names for a period of civil infighting, military operations and religious war primarily
Religious democracy (332 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
Cosmological argument (3,234 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Journal for Philosophy of Religion White, David E. "An argument for God's existence". International Journal for Philosophy of Religion.  Calvert, Brian. "Another
Kaharingan (1,831 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
this religion, and the Indonesian government views it as a form of Hinduism because the Indonesian government recognizes only six official religions, and
Fetishism (1,518 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
Commodity fetishism (6,606 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
regarding fetishism as the crudest form of religion. Marx dismissed that argument, and Hermes's definition of religion as that which elevates man "above
Ozarks (6,375 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"The Association of Religion Data Archives | Maps & Reports". Thearda.com. Retrieved 19 February 2010.  "The Association of Religion Data Archives | Maps
Ersu Shaba script (652 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ersu as [ndzārāmá], is the writing system used in texts of the indigenous religion of the Ersu people, which is rendered in Chinese as Shābā (沙巴). These scriptures
Golden Rule (7,721 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
expectation of anything in return. The concept occurs in some form in nearly every religion and ethical tradition. It can also be explained from the perspectives
Orunmila (500 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
source of knowledge is believed to have a keen understanding of the human form and of purity, praised as being often more effective than other remedies
Organized religion (468 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,[not in
Paganism (5,118 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
writers regarding cultures which were known to the classical world. Forms of these religions, influenced by various historical pagan beliefs of pre-modern Europe
Religion in Serbia (1,121 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
Letter to a Christian Nation (1,610 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
God who allows disasters like Hurricane Katrina—and the conflict between religion and science. A 2005 Gallup poll suggested that 53% of Americans are sympathetic
Anglo-Saxon paganism (15,046 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
termed Anglo-Saxon heathenism, Anglo-Saxon pre-Christian religion, or Anglo-Saxon traditional religion, refers to the religious beliefs and practices followed
Caribbean (6,187 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
religion in the Caribbean (84.7%). Other religious groups in the region are Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, Rastafarianism, Buddhism, Chinese folk religion
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
Relationship between religion and science (18,054 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
French Wars of Religion (9,146 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The French Wars of Religion, or Huguenot Wars of the 16th century, are names for a period of civil infighting, military operations and religious war primarily
Eschatological verification (345 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
ed. London, UK: Macmillan, 1988. 177–178. Hick, John H. Philosophy or Religion. 4th ed. London, UK: Prentice Hall, 1990. 82–89, also see 135–136. "The
Human (18,192 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
size, establishing various forms of government, religion, and culture around the world, unifying people within regions to form states and empires. The rapid
Confessional (691 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
hidden, but the penitent is visible to the public. Confessionals sometimes form part of the architectural scheme of the church; many finely decorated specimens
Spirituality (10,080 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
image of God" as exemplified by the founders and sacred texts of the religions of the world. In modern times the emphasis is on subjective experience
Roman Empire (32,285 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
influence of Latin and Greek language, culture, religion, inventions, architecture, philosophy, law and forms of government on the empire's descendants. Throughout
Hegelianism (3,066 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
all truth under the form of reason. Whatever truth there is in art and in religion is contained in philosophy, in a higher form, and free from all limitations
History of religions (2,149 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The history of religion refers to the written record of human religious experiences and ideas. This period of religious history begins with the invention
Emakimono (503 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
romance, religion, folk tales, and stories of the supernatural world. The handscroll and the hanging scroll are the two most common forms of Japanese
Aghori (1,533 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
tradition according to Barrett (2008: p. 33): Lord Dattatreya, an antinomian form of Shiva closely associated with the cremation ground, who appeared to Baba
Soapbox (806 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
orators, who have assembled at Speakers' Corner since 1872 to discuss religion, politics, and other topics. Blogs can be used as soapboxes within the
Miao folk religion (1,608 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Miao folk religion or Hmong folk religion is the common ethnic religion of Miao peoples, primarily consisting in the practice of ua dab (Hmongic: "worship
Anthropomorphism (6,640 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
their movements. In religion and mythology, anthropomorphism refers to the perception of a divine being or beings in human form, or the recognition of
Good (5,855 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In its most general context of the study of morality, ethics, religion and philosophy, the good often refers to and denotes that conduct which is to be
Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga (1,988 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
side of the Rudra Sagar lake. The presiding deity, Lord Shiva in the lingam form is believed to be Swayambhu, deriving currents of power (Shakti) from within
Unitarianism (7,681 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
religion, from a common ruin or corruption of the mass of humanity. In 1938, The Christian leader attributed "the religion of Jesus, not a religion about
Neo-Druidism (4,566 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Neo-Druidry, commonly referred to as Druidry by adherents, is a form of spirituality or religion that generally promotes harmony and worship of nature, and
Christian state (4,482 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A Christian state is a country that recognizes a form of Christianity as its official religion and often has a state church, which is a Christian denomination
Religion in Bulgaria (1,086 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
Sanctum sanctorum (560 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Tabernacle in church architecture. The Latin word sanctum is the neuter form of the adjective "holy," and sanctorum its genitive plural. Thus the term
J. P. Morgan (5,881 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
merger of Edison General Electric and Thomson-Houston Electric Company to form General Electric. He was also instrumental in the creation of the United
Asceticism (8,008 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
was done away with, a different form of asceticism arose when Antiochus IV Epiphanes threatened the Jewish religion in 167 BC. The Hasidaean-Essene tradition
Bel (mythology) (434 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
applied to various gods in the Mesopotamian religion of Akkad, Assyria and Babylonia. The feminine form is Belit 'Lady, Mistress'. Bel is represented
San religion (2,322 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
Tigris (1,437 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hawizeh Marshes. Finally, the Tigris joins the Euphrates near al-Qurnah to form the Shatt-al-Arab. According to Pliny and other ancient historians, the Euphrates
Slavic Native Faith (23,555 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Slavic Native Faith, Rodnovery, or Slavic Neopaganism is a modern Pagan religion. Classified as a new religious movement, its practitioners model their
Canon (561 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Canon (film), a 1964 Canadian animated short based on the canon musical form Canon Inc., a Japanese imaging and optical products corporation Château
Western esotericism (8,839 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Judeo-Christian religion and from Enlightenment rationalism. A trans-disciplinary field, esotericism has pervaded various forms of Western philosophy, religion, pseudoscience
Imperial cult (1,524 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
An imperial cult is a form of state religion in which an emperor, or a dynasty of emperors (or rulers of another title), are worshipped as demigods or
List of religious ideas in science fiction (7,849 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
Punjabi fasts (494 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
fasts are observed in the Punjab region by Hindus, which form part of Punjabi folk religion. Karu-ay da varat (Gurmukhi: ਕਰੂੲੇ ਦਾ ਵਰਤ)is the Punjabi
Iranian religions (512 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Iranian religions are religions which originated in Greater Iran. Proto-Indo-Iranian religion or Proto-Iranic religion: The various beliefs and practices
Kisshōten (215 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
among the seven fukujin and fellow fukujin Daikoku is regarded in feminine form, all three of the Hindu Tridevi goddesses are represented in the fukujin
Secularism (3,854 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
although none of these nations have identical forms of governance with respect to religion. In studies of religion, modern democracies are generally recognized
Censer (2,388 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
vessel made for burning incense or perfume in some solid form. These vessels vary greatly in size, form, and material of construction, and have been in use
Tamils (12,538 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Pathuppāṭṭu; and the eight anthologies, Eṭṭuthogai shed light on early religion. Tamil God was glorified as the red god seated on the blue peacock, who
Monarchy (4,994 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the state religion or established church. In the Western political tradition, a morally-based, balanced monarchy is stressed as the ideal form of government
Lakshadweep (3,697 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
prominent occasions when the people of the island gather in various mosques. Religion of Lakshadweep is characterized by certain festivals too that are found
Hindu (8,948 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Court ruling: When we think of the Hindu religion, unlike other religions in the world, the Hindu religion does not claim any one prophet; it does not
Druid (7,590 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
different branches of natural philosophy, and on many problems connected with religion. — Julius Caesar, De Bello Gallico, VI, 13 Diodorus Siculus, writing in
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 spiritual world, or Astral plane
Assyria (20,600 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
movements also emerged in the form of gnostic sects such as Mandeanism, as well as the now extinct Manichean religion. In 226, Assyria was largely
Kaharingan (1,831 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
this religion, and the Indonesian government views it as a form of Hinduism because the Indonesian government recognizes only six official religions, and
Restorationism (7,487 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
restorationists see as the search for a more pure and more ancient form of the religion. Fundamentally, "this vision seeks to correct faults or deficiencies
Roman temple (4,043 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Their construction and maintenance was a major part of ancient Roman religion, and all towns of any importance had at least one main temple, as well
Ersu Shaba script (652 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ersu as [ndzārāmá], is the writing system used in texts of the indigenous religion of the Ersu people, which is rendered in Chinese as Shābā (沙巴). These scriptures
Kanai Anzen (70 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Kanai Anzen (家内安全) is a type of omamori, or Japanese amulet of the Shinto religion. Its purpose is to promote good health and to help those with illnesses
State atheism (6,463 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
secular state purports to be officially neutral in matters of religion, supporting neither religion nor irreligion. State atheism may refer to a government's
Sharia (15,073 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
a prophetic religion in its totality. For example, sharīʿat Mūsā means law or religion of Moses and sharīʿatu-nā can mean "our religion" in reference
Asceticism (8,008 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
was done away with, a different form of asceticism arose when Antiochus IV Epiphanes threatened the Jewish religion in 167 BC. The Hasidaean-Essene tradition
Immanuel Kant (18,004 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Foundations of Natural Science, The Form and Principles of the Sensible and Intelligible World, Perpetual Peace, and Religion within the Bounds of Bare Reason
San religion (2,322 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
Religious tourism (556 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
visited Jerusalem for a few reasons: to understand and appreciate their religion through a tangible experience, to feel secure about their religious beliefs
Gender in Bugis society (643 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
For one to be considered bissu, all aspects of gender must be combined to form a whole. That can include those who are born intersex. However, some of them
Organized religion (468 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,[not in
Nasheed (746 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
lyrics of a nasheed usually make reference to Islamic beliefs, history, and religion, as well as current events. Some Ulama argue that the use of musical instruments
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 Serbia (1,121 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
Lakshadweep (3,697 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Lakshadweepa, which means "one hundred thousand islands" in Sanskrit. The islands form the smallest Union Territory of India: their total surface area is just 32 km2
Religion in Indonesia (7,030 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
Tamils (12,538 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Pathuppāṭṭu; and the eight anthologies, Eṭṭuthogai shed light on early religion. Tamil God was glorified as the red god seated on the blue peacock, who
Religion and mythology (3,783 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion and mythology differ in scope but have overlapping aspects. Both terms refer to systems of concepts that are of high importance to a certain community
Creationism (13,951 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
societies. In April 2010, the American Academy of Religion issued Guidelines for Teaching About Religion in K‐12 Public Schools in the United States which
Aghori (1,533 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
tradition according to Barrett (2008: p. 33): Lord Dattatreya, an antinomian form of Shiva closely associated with the cremation ground, who appeared to Baba
Saturn (mythology) (4,046 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Saturn (Latin: Saturnus pronounced [saˈtʊr.nʊs]) is a god in ancient Roman religion, and a character in myth. Saturn is a complex figure because of his multiple
Emakimono (503 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
romance, religion, folk tales, and stories of the supernatural world. The handscroll and the hanging scroll are the two most common forms of Japanese
Vietnam (13,782 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
freedom. The state's official position on religion is that all citizens are free to their belief, and that all religions are equal before the law. Nevertheless
Solar deity (4,104 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Nommo. Also in Egypt, there was a religion that worshipped the sun directly, and was among the first monotheistic religions: Atenism. Sun worship was
Religious studies (5,745 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religious studies, alternately known as the study of religion, is the multi-disciplinary academic field devoted to research into religious beliefs, behaviors
Indian religions (11,836 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Indian religions, sometimes also termed as Dharmic faiths or religions, are the religions that originated in the Indian subcontinent; namely Hinduism,
Reincarnation (16,498 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Abrahamic religions of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam do not believe that individuals reincarnate, particular groups within these religions do refer
Traditionalist School (2,472 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
are primordial and universal truths which form the source for, and are shared by all the major world religions. According to the Traditionalists, there
Anguilla (4,188 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
According to the 2001 census, Christianity is Anguilla's predominant religion, with 29 percent of the population practising Anglicanism. Another 23.9
Covenant (religion) (1,160 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
In religion, a covenant is a formal alliance or agreement made by God with a religious community or with humanity in general. It is central to the Abrahamic
Clerical fascism (1,881 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Unione Nazionale Eatwell, Roger (2003). "Reflections on Fascism and Religion". Archived from the original on 2007-05-01. Retrieved 2007-02-14.  Walter
Henotheism (2,254 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
orientalist, brought the term into wider usage in his scholarship on the Indian religions, particularly Hinduism whose scriptures mention and praise numerous deities
Interfaith marriage (3,044 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
Documentary hypothesis (3,007 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
cults, the Deuteronomist to the ethical religion of the Hebrew prophets, and the Priestly source to a form of religion dominated by ritual, sacrifice and law
Religion in Scouting (3,782 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
El (deity) (5,031 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
supreme god of the Canaanite religion and the supreme god of the Mesopotamian Semites in the pre-Sargonic period. Cognate forms are found throughout the
List of religious ideas in science fiction (7,849 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
Eight per thousand (1,449 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
Religion in Bulgaria (1,086 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
Psychological projection (1,584 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
when forming impressions of others. The projection is then only a by-product of the real defensive mechanism. Animism Anthropology of religion Displacement
International relations (7,378 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
interventionism, and human rights, as well, as, more recently, comparative religion. The history of international relations can be traced back to thousands
Beti-Pahuin peoples (1,171 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
After the colonial era ended, their traditional religion has enjoyed a resurgence, such as the Bwiti religion and, as has a flowering of new styles of music
Excommunication (10,829 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(can. 2339) forcing a man to enter the clerical state or a woman to enter religion or to take simple or solemn vows (can. 2352), for the victim of solicitation
Court cairn (261 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
most common in what today are Argyll and Dumfries and Galloway (where they form the Clyde-Carlingford group), though a small outlying group have been found
Political religion (2,438 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
Religious conversion (6,359 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
covertly, with the practices of the original religion, while outwardly maintaining the forms of the new religion. Over generations a family forced against
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 spiritual world, or Astral plane
Growth of religion (12,081 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
Reincarnation (16,498 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Abrahamic religions of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam do not believe that individuals reincarnate, particular groups within these religions do refer
Dutch people (9,883 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Christianity has been the dominant religion in the region. In the early 16th century, the Protestant Reformation began to form and soon spread in the Westhoek
Henotheism (2,254 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
orientalist, brought the term into wider usage in his scholarship on the Indian religions, particularly Hinduism whose scriptures mention and praise numerous deities
Beti-Pahuin peoples (1,171 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
After the colonial era ended, their traditional religion has enjoyed a resurgence, such as the Bwiti religion and, as has a flowering of new styles of music
International relations (7,378 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
interventionism, and human rights, as well, as, more recently, comparative religion. The history of international relations can be traced back to thousands
Excommunication (10,829 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(can. 2339) forcing a man to enter the clerical state or a woman to enter religion or to take simple or solemn vows (can. 2352), for the victim of solicitation
Religion in Scouting (3,782 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
Political religion (2,438 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
Tree of life (4,803 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
forms of creation, are both forms of the world tree or cosmic tree, according to the Encyclopædia Britannica, and are portrayed in various religions and
Court cairn (261 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
most common in what today are Argyll and Dumfries and Galloway (where they form the Clyde-Carlingford group), though a small outlying group have been found
Georgia (U.S. state) (10,518 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
12, 2013.  "Maps". Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life. Retrieved October 24, 2010.  "The Association of Religion Data Archives | State Membership Report"
Indonesia (20,111 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
Religious conversion (6,359 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
covertly, with the practices of the original religion, while outwardly maintaining the forms of the new religion. Over generations a family forced against
Poseidon (4,663 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
pronounced [pose͜edɔ́͜ɔn]) was one of the Twelve Olympians in ancient Greek religion and myth. He was god of the Sea and other waters; of earthquakes; and of
Traditionalist School (2,472 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
are primordial and universal truths which form the source for, and are shared by all the major world religions. According to the Traditionalists, there
Hittite mythology (2,965 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
Apologetics (2,220 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
21st century usage, 'apologetics' is often identified with debates over religion and theology. The term "apologetics" derives from the Ancient Greek word
Ahura Mazda (3,206 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the form Assara Mazaš, though this interpretation is very controversial. Even though Ahura Mazda was a spirit in the Old Iranian religion, he had
Polygyny (7,946 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"many", and γυνή gyne "woman" or "wife") is the most common and accepted form of polygamy, entailing the marriage of a man with several women. Most countries
Psychological projection (1,584 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
when forming impressions of others. The projection is then only a by-product of the real defensive mechanism. Animism Anthropology of religion Displacement
Punjabis (8,950 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
amongst the major world religions, with 25-28 million adherents worldwide, Sikhi is the ninth-largest religion in the world. Sikhs form a majority of close
Monism (5,692 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
many forms of religion are based on an experiential or intuitive understanding of "the Real". Nondualism, a modern reinterpretation of these religions, prefers
Marxism and religion (2,970 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
Alvars (1,609 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
sustenance of a culture that broke away from the ritual-oriented Vedic religion and rooted itself in devotion as the only path for salvation. In addition
Religion in Zambia (959 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Christianity is the official religion in Zambia according to the 1996 constitution, and the vast majority of Zambians are Christians of various denominations
Sanamahism (772 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ningthoulai (King God) and Umanglai (Forest Dwelling God). Religion of antiquity – in its pure native form, it is as all as the history of Meitei people from
Athena (8,689 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(/ˈpæləs/; Παλλὰς), is the goddess of wisdom, craft, and war in ancient Greek religion and mythology. In later times, Athena was syncretized with the Roman goddess
Nagaland (7,834 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
more vocally explicit form of worship. The Constitution of India grants all citizens a freedom to leave, change or adopt any religion and its new sects.
Taweret (2,875 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In Ancient Egyptian religion, Taweret (also spelled Taurt, Tuat, Taouris, Tuart, Ta-weret, Tawaret, Twert, and Taueret, and in Greek, Θουέρις "Thouéris"
Tripura (10,592 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
Demographics of the Pitcairn Islands (459 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Pitcairn residents derive their income from barter with passing ships and a form of welfare payment for manual labour on the island. An important lifeline
God Is Not Great (4,463 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything is a 2007 book by Anglo-American author and journalist Christopher Hitchens, in which he makes a case
Oppland (440 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
religious and life stance communities outside the Church of Norway, by religion/life stance. County. 2006-2010 http://www.vg.no/nyheter/innenriks/kom
Hera (6,259 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
and Homer) is the goddess of women and marriage in Greek mythology and religion. She is the daughter of the Titans Cronus and Rhea. Hera is married to
Religion in Jersey (1,537 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
Hawaiian religion (2,695 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hawaiian religion encompasses the indigenous religious beliefs and practices of the Native Hawaiians. It is polytheistic and animistic, with a belief in
Dashavatara (3,330 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Acting with the power of pure spiritual goodness, He will rescue eternal religion. Lord Viṣṇu — the Supreme Personality of Godhead, the spiritual master
Staffordshire (3,410 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Statistics. "Religion in Staffordshire". Neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk. Retrieved 4 June 2012.  Neighbourhood Statistics. "Religion in Stoke-on-Trent"
Evil (4,817 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
opposed although reference to demonic influence is common in Chinese folk religion. Confucianism's primary concern is with correct social relationships and
Varna (Hinduism) (3,434 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
system in India. Patrick Olivelle, a professor of Sanskrit and Indian Religions and credited with modern translations of Vedic literature, Dharma-sutras
Primus inter pares (2,344 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
ironically or self-deprecatingly by leaders with much higher status as a form of respect, camaraderie, or propaganda. After the fall of the Republic, Roman
Carl Jung (11,030 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
had "taken the place of God"—making it comparable to a religion in which "state slavery is a form of worship". Jung observed that "stage acts of [the] state"
Hajji (576 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Omo becomes Hajji Joshua Omo. "Hadži" is also used in Christian Orthodox religion for people who go on pilgrimage to the grave of Christ in Jerusalem. It
Ingroups and outgroups (1,124 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
meaningful to view themselves according to their race, culture, gender, age or religion. It has been found that the psychological membership of social groups and
Transgender people and religion (7,508 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
Ahmadiyya view on Jihad (555 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
promised messiah) rendered Jihad in its military form as inapplicable in the present age since Islam, as a religion, is not being attacked militarily but through
Religions of the ancient Near East (2,342 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
Caesaropapism (1,229 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"the complete subordination of priests to secular power." In its extreme form, caesaropapism is a political theory in which the head of state, notably
Persian mythology (621 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Persian mythology Persian folklore Persian literature Proto-Indo-Iranian religion Zoroastrianism Armenian mythology Sarkhosh-Curtis, V., Persian Myths
History of Hinduism (18,498 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
coincides with the development of Indian religions since Iron Age India. It has thus been called the "oldest living religion" in the world. Scholars regard Hinduism
Maldives (10,502 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
chiefs or headmen did not reside in elaborate stone palaces, nor did their religion require the construction of large temples or compounds. Comparative studies
Bala Krishna (1,197 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
along with Cult of Krishna-Vasudeva form the basis of the current tradition of the monotheistic Krishna religion. The worship of Balakrishna, the divine
Mormonism (7,011 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
restored dispensation; it characterizes itself as the only true form of the Christian religion since the time of a Great Apostasy that began not long after
Neopaganism in Australia (524 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
various traditions are also a growing group within Australian alternative religion, however they generally do not identify as 'pagan'. Nevertheless, there
Yao folk religion (735 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Yao folk religion is the ethnic religion of the Yao people, a non-Sinitic ethnic group who reside in the Guangxi, Hunan and surrounding provinces of China
Tiki (1,025 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Maori Folklore (A.H. & A.W. Reed, Wellington), 1963. E. Shortland, Maori Religion and Mythology (Longman, Green, London), 1882. E. R. Tregear, Maori-Polynesian
Punjabi fasts (494 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
fasts are observed in the Punjab region by Hindus, which form part of Punjabi folk religion. Karu-ay da varat (Gurmukhi: ਕਰੂੲੇ ਦਾ ਵਰਤ)is the Punjabi
Charas (890 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
integral role in the culture and ritual of certain sects of the Hindu religion, especially among the Shaivs — the sub-division of Hinduism holding Lord
Apollo (15,313 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
important and complex of the Olympian deities in classical Greek and Roman religion and Greek and Roman mythology. The ideal of the kouros (a beardless, athletic
Epic of Gilgamesh (6,312 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Gilgamesh Atra-Hasis Babylonian literature The Book of Giants Cattle in religion Sumerian creation myth Sumerian literature "Epic of Gilgamesh." Classical
Sri Lanka Kaffirs (841 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
adhered to traditional faiths.[citation needed] However, they now practice religions from Catholicism to Buddhism.[citation needed] Sri Lanka Kaffir culture
Growth of religion (12,081 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
Census in the United Kingdom (2,403 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
respond to questions about religion, as stipulated by the Census (Amendment) Act 2000. Traditionally, outputs are released in the form of tables of counts at
The Divine Invasion (1,007 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Emmanuel her own parallel universe. In this peaceful world, organized religion has little influence, Rybys Rommey is still alive and married to Herb Asher
Vesta (mythology) (4,464 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
virgin goddess of the hearth, home, and family in Roman religion. She was rarely depicted in human form, and was often personified by the fire of her temple
Agnostic theism (458 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
their religion, or because of the influence of plausible-seeming scientific or philosophical criticism. Christian Agnostics practice a distinct form of agnosticism
Carl Jung (11,030 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
had "taken the place of God"—making it comparable to a religion in which "state slavery is a form of worship". Jung observed that "stage acts of [the] state"
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
Intuition (3,038 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
philosophical discussion. In the East intuition is mostly intertwined with religion and spirituality, and various meanings exist from different religious texts
Islamic state (2,067 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
legal systems. Certain Muslim states have declared Islam to be their state religion in their constitutions, but do not apply Islamic law in their courts. Islamic
Sociology (16,550 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
multiculturalism. Anti-racism forms another style of policy, particularly popular in the 1960s and 70s. The sociology of religion concerns the practices,
Meme (6,665 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
to understand and explain religion in terms of a cultural attribute, Richard Dawkins called for a re-analysis of religion in terms of the evolution of
Punjab, India (8,718 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
population. Sikhism is the majority religion in Punjab practised by 57.69% of the population. Sikhs form a majority in 18 districts out of the 22
Transylvania (4,570 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
biggest religion in Transylvania. Transylvania has also been (and still is) a center for religions other than Eastern Orthodoxy - the religion that most
Tamagushi (1,194 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Tamagushi (玉串, literally "jewel skewer") is a form of Shinto offering made from a sakaki-tree branch decorated with shide strips of washi paper, silk,
Islam in Montenegro (372 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Muslims in Montenegro form the largest minority religion in the country. According to the 2011 census, Montenegro's 118,477 Muslims make up 20% of the
Roman Catholic Diocese of Iligan (228 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
newly elevated Diocese of Ozamiz, it was subdivided on November 20, 1976 to form the new Territorial Prelature of Marawi. On November 15, 1982 the prelature
Maine (8,633 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
28% Protestant – 7% Evangelical Protestant – 4% Other religions – 1.7% Non-Christian religions include Hinduism, Islam, Buddhism and Bahá'í. The Catholic
Zalmoxis (2,323 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Deceneus was a priest who reformed the Getae religion, changing worship of Zalmoxis into a popular religion and imposing strict religious rules, such as
1991 MTV Video Music Awards (1,411 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
night and "Losing My Religion" the most nominated video of the night. Winners are in bold text. R.E.M. – "Losing My Religion" C+C Music Factory – "Gonna
Varna (Hinduism) (3,434 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
system in India. Patrick Olivelle, a professor of Sanskrit and Indian Religions and credited with modern translations of Vedic literature, Dharma-sutras
Phallus (2,277 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
with magical rites based religion of that time. The phallus played a role in the cult of Osiris in ancient Egyptian religion. When Osiris' body was
Religion in the United Kingdom (11,118 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion in the United Kingdom and in the countries that preceded it has been dominated, for over 1,400 years, by various forms of Christianity. Religious
Caste system in India (20,276 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
antithesis of varnashrama. Caste in its current form, claimed Gandhi, had nothing to do with religion. The discrimination and trauma of castes, argued
Pandeism (9,795 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Bible Encyclopedia had in 1975 described the religion of Babylon as "clearly a type of pan-deism formed from a synthesis of Christianity and paganism"
Vaishnavism (14,121 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
all religions. The Pancaratra texts present the Vyuhas theory of avatars to explain how the absolute reality (Brahman) manifests into material form of
Krishna (11,518 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Parrinder (1997). Avatar and Incarnation: The Divine in Human Form in the World's Religions. Oxford: Oneworld. pp. 19–24, 35–38, 75–78, 130–133. ISBN 978-1-85168-130-3
Gifford Lectures (2,462 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
published in book form. A number of these works have become classics in the fields of theology or philosophy and the relationship between religion and science
Greek primordial deities (898 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
2016-01-21.  Clay, Jenny Strauss (2006-05-26). The Politics of Olympus: Form and Meaning in the Major Homeric Hymns (2 ed.). London: Bristol Classical
Ebisu (mythology) (670 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
are often joined by Fukurokuju as the "Three Gods of Good Fortune". As a form of animal worshiping, Ebisu was often referred to marine megafaunas such
Purusha (1,525 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
idea parallels Norse Ymir, with the myth's origin in Proto-Indo-European religion. In the Upanishads, the Purusa concept no longer meant a being or cosmic
Destiny (1,283 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
controlled destiny plays an important role in numerous religions. Followers of Ancient Greek religion regarded not only the Moirai but also the gods, particularly
Provost (religion) (880 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
Iðunn (2,835 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
potential links to fertility, and her potential origin in Proto-Indo-European religion. Long the subject of artworks, Iðunn is sometimes referenced in modern
Jingpo people (2,870 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
also a major religion among the Jingpo. Jingpo dwellings are usually two stories and built out of wood and bamboo. The houses are of oval form; the first
Rite of passage (2,216 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
borders into a culturally different region, such as one where a different religion prevails. Rites of passage have three phases: separation, liminality,
Ten Commandments (10,671 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
evolution of Israelite religion. Critics instead began to suppose that law and ritual could be of equal importance, while taking different form, at different times
De Divinatione (294 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
Germanic religion (aboriginal) (3,814 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
took various forms in different areas of the Germanic world. The best documented version was that of 10th and 11th century Norse religion, although other