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Ancient Greek religion (3,363 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 (15,595 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
Vattisen Yaly (953 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
could be categorised as a peculiar form of Tengrism, a related revivalist movement of Central Asian traditional religion, however it differs significantly
Wicca (11,733 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
Losing My Religion (2,634 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
about the R.E.M. song. For other uses, see Losing My Religion (disambiguation). "Losing My Religion" is a song by the American alternative rock band R.E
Irreligion (1,988 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Irreligion (adjective form: non-religious or irreligious) is the absence, indifference, rejection of, or hostility towards religion. When characterized
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
Youth ministry (693 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
organizing events and activities, youth ministry will usually include some form of religious instruction and pastoral oversight of young people. Main
Polytheism (4,528 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 in Montenegro (660 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
While Orthodox Christianity is the dominant form of religion in Montenegro, there are also sizable numbers of adherents of both Islam and Catholic Christianity
Anubis (2,782 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
Punjabi folk religion (1,850 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
independently of organised religion or derives beliefs from institutionalised religions which then form part of Punjabi folk religion. In Punjabi folk cosmology
Religion in Kiribati (663 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
by `Abdu'l-Bahá, then head of the religion, that Bahá'ís should take the religion to the Gilbert Islands which form part of modern Kiribati. The first
Religion (12,332 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Buddhism or forms of folk religion. With the onset of the modernisation of and the scientific revolution in the western world, some aspects of religion have
Minister (Christianity) (4,359 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
Religion in pre-Islamic Arabia (8,225 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
Secularity (910 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Secularity (adjective form secular, from Latin saecularis meaning "worldly" or "temporal") is the state of being separate from religion, or of not being exclusively
Religion in Lebanon (919 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Lebanon has several different main religions. The country has the most religiously diverse society of all states within the Middle East, comprising 18
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
Bahá'í Faith (10,403 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(disambiguation). The Bahá'í Faith (Persian: Bahā'i ; بهائی‎‎) is a monotheistic religion which emphasizes the spiritual unity of all humankind. Three core principles
Patera (880 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
was a central and vital aspect of ancient Greek religion, and one of the simplest and most common forms of religious practice. It is one of the basic religious
Religion in Bulgaria (1,143 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
traditionally a Christian state since the adoption of Christianity as state religion in 865, and therefore the dominant confession is Eastern Orthodoxy of the
Yoruba religion (2,446 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Yoruba religion, comprising the traditional religious concepts and practices of the Yoruba people, is found primarily in southwestern Nigeria and the
Zoomorphism (569 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
in animal form, such as exist in ancient Egyptian religion Therianthropy: the ability to shapeshift into animal form Attributing animal form or other animal
Ritual (6,515 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
Rastafari (11,563 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Rastafari is a religion which developed in Jamaica in the 1930s, following the coronation of Haile Selassie I as Emperor of Ethiopia in 1930. Its adherents
Chinese folk religion (21,065 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
to form the popular religious system which has lasted in many ways until the present day. Chinese religions have a variety of sources, local forms, founder
Yahweh (4,064 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
Sequence (musical form) (1,108 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
however, reversed the order and places the sequence before the Alleluia. The form of this chant inspired a genre of Latin poetry written in a non-classical
Divination (2,254 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
comes from whatever object the diviner happens to see or hear. Some religions use a form of bibliomancy: they ask a question, riffle the pages of their holy
Namtar (307 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Green, p 134 Mesopotamian religion and Ereshkigal under Encyclopædia Britannica The Doctrine of Sin in the Babylonian Religion By Julian Morgenstern, Paul
Judaism (19,820 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
Celtic mythology (2,410 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Celtic mythology is the mythology of Celtic polytheism, the religion of the Iron Age Celts. Like other Iron Age Europeans, the early Celts maintained a
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
Interpretatio Christiana (1,514 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
domestic religion of ancient Rome, imperial cult, Hellenistic religion, the ancient Egyptian religion, Celtic and Germanic polytheism, initiation religions such
Bimoism (555 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
while the other is eventually reincarnated into some living form. Benzhuism Chinese folk religion Dongbaism Moism Taoism Wuism Pan Jiao, Institute of Anthropology
Hinduism (27,814 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hinduism is a religion, or a way of life, found most notably in India and Nepal. Hinduism has been called the oldest religion in the world, and some practitioners
Venus (mythology) (6,514 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
Goddess (4,082 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
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
Ra (2,498 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
25th and 24th centuries BC, he had become a major god in ancient Egyptian religion, identified primarily with the noon sun. In later Egyptian dynastic times
Vietnamese folk religion (2,912 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
indigenous religion is sometimes identified as Confucianism since it carries values that were emphasized by Confucius. Đạo Mẫu is a distinct form of Vietnamese
Modern Paganism (11,784 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
particularly in North America, have considered modern Paganism to be a form of nature religion. Some practitioners eschew the term "Pagan" altogether, choosing
Sikhism (13,564 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
living life as a householder. Sikhism is a monistic form of monotheistic (panentheistic) religion. In Sikhism, the concept of "God" is Vāhigurū—is shapeless
Taoism (8,952 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%
Invocation (1,415 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
pre-established form or with the invoker's own words or actions. An example of a pre-established text for an invocation is the Lord's Prayer. All religions in general
Animism (5,595 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
New Age (15,984 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the movement as a "religion". The New Age movement is a form of Western esotericism. Hanegraaff considered the New Age to be a form of "popular culture
Timeline of religion (5,538 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
Vietnamese folk religion (2,912 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
indigenous religion is sometimes identified as Confucianism since it carries values that were emphasized by Confucius. Đạo Mẫu is a distinct form of Vietnamese
Invocation (1,415 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
pre-established form or with the invoker's own words or actions. An example of a pre-established text for an invocation is the Lord's Prayer. All religions in general
Isis (4,333 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
polytheistic pantheon of Egypt. She was first worshiped in ancient Egyptian religion, and later her worship spread throughout the Roman Empire and the greater
Proto-Indo-European religion (4,402 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The religion of the Proto-Indo-Europeans is not directly attested, but reconstruction has been attempted based on the existence of similarities among the
Ghost Dance (3,126 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
region. The basis for the Ghost Dance, the circle dance, is a traditional form that has been used by many Indian peoples since prehistoric times, but this
Ancient Egyptian religion (9,807 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
See also: Egyptian mythology Ancient Egyptian religion was a complex system of polytheistic beliefs and rituals which were an integral part of ancient
Religion in Gabon (565 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Major religions practiced in Gabon include Christianity (Roman Catholicism and Protestantism), Islam, and traditional indigenous religious beliefs. Many
Rigvedic deities (535 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Earth), Dyaus continuing Dyeus, the chief god of the Proto-Indo-European religion, and Ushas (the dawn), the most prominent goddess of the Rigveda, and Apas
Religion in Korea (258 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
a form of Korean indigenous religion and is allowing a small revival for Buddhism to occur Freedom of religion in North Korea Freedom of religion in
Religious censorship (3,120 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
a form of censorship where freedom of expression is controlled or limited using religious authority or on the basis of the teachings of the religion. This
Ancient Egyptian deities (11,382 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Egypt. The beliefs and rituals surrounding these gods formed the core of ancient Egyptian religion, which emerged sometime in prehistory. Deities represented
Dravidian folk religion (2,810 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The early Dravidian religion constituted a non-Vedic form of Hinduism in that they were either historically or are at present Āgamic. The Agamas are non-vedic
Religion in Bangladesh (1,794 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Sikhs, animists and atheists form the minuscule remainders.[self-published source] A survey in late 2003 confirmed that religion is the first choice by a
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
Kirant Mundhum (916 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Kirati Mundhum), also called Kiratism or Kirantism or simply Mundum, is the religion of the Kirat: Limbu, Rai, Sunuwar and Yakkha peoples of Nepal, India, Myanmar
Proselytism (3,124 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
/ˈprɒsəlᵻˌtɪzəm/ is the act of attempting to convert people to another religion or opinion. The word proselytize is derived from the Greek language prefix
Antireligion (1,823 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
opposition to religion. The term may be used to describe opposition to organized religion, or to describe a broader opposition to any form of belief in
LaVeyan Satanism (9,926 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
taken in the realm of law and order and may also support some forms of eugenics. The religion propagates a naturalistic worldview, seeing mankind as animals
Dualism (4,204 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
Timeline of Hindu texts (887 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
opinion in Southern Asian religious discourse suggests that, unlike other religions which claim the authority of their scriptures as being delivered by a
Stregheria (1,881 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
pronunciation: [streɡeˈriːa]) is a form of Italian American witchcraft. Stregheria is sometimes referred to as La Vecchia Religione ("the Old Religion"). The word stregheria
Buddhism in Russia (435 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
early 17th century. Buddhism is considered as one of Russia's traditional religions, legally a part of Russian historical heritage. Besides the historical
Creation myth (3,595 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the past historians of religion and other students of myth thought of them as forms of primitive or early-stage science or religion and analyzed them in
Augustinian theodicy (4,315 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
born in Roman Africa (present-day Algeria). He followed the Manichaean religion during his early life, but converted to Christianity in 386. His two major
Religion in Japan (5,794 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
Cult of the Supreme Being (1,200 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
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
Korean shamanism (3,810 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;
Scientism (4,010 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
Salvation (3,888 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
Kulam (394 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Kulam is a form of folk magic practiced in the Philippines. It puts emphasis on the innate power of the self and a secret knowledge of Magica Baja or low
Acclamation (459 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
confused with Acclimation. An acclamation, in its most common sense, is a form of election that does not use a ballot. "Acclamation" or "acclamatio" can
Balinese Hinduism (1,707 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
century CE. It was gradually replaced by Buddhism, which was the main religion of Sumatra and Java, until it in turn was displaced by the coming of Islam
Islam in Mauritius (1,056 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
from India. Mauritius got independence during 1968 and there was no state religion in Mauritius defined in the constitution. The religious organizations present
Theocracy (5,183 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
organs. Theocracy is distinguished from other, secular forms of government that have a state religion, or are influenced by theological or moral concepts
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
Æsir (3,127 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
ásynjur) is the term denoting a member of the principal pantheon in Norse religion. This pantheon includes Odin, Frigg, Thor, Baldr and Týr. The second pantheon
Freemasonry (9,009 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)
Jonestown: The Life and Death of Peoples Temple (395 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
orchestrated a mass suicide with poisoned Flavor Aid, in 1978. It is in the form of a narrative with interviews with former Temple members, Jonestown survivors
Magic and religion (3,045 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Magical thinking in various forms is a cultural universal and an important aspect of religion. Magic is prevalent in all societies, regardless of whether
Theories about religions (6,642 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
Kamidana (514 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
shintai, an object meant to house a chosen kami, thus giving it a physical form to allow worship. Kamidana shintai are most commonly small circular mirrors
Religion in Kerala (2,313 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religions in Kerala are a mixture of different faiths, most significantly Hinduism, Islam and Christianity. Kerala has a reputation of being, communally
Libation (3,347 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
was a central and vital aspect of ancient Greek religion, and one of the simplest and most common forms of religious practice. It is one of the basic religious
Noahidism (1,533 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the B'nei Noah (children of Noah) have recently organised themselves to form communities to abide by these laws.[citation needed] Main article: High
Islam (18,708 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(/ˈɪslɑːm/; Arabic: الإسلام‎‎, al-ʾIslām IPA: [alʔisˈlaːm] ( listen);) is a religion articulated by the Quran, a text considered by its adherents to be the
Confucianism (9,762 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ruism, is described as tradition, a philosophy, a religion, a humanistic or rationalistic religion, a way of governing, or simply a way of life. Confucianism
Protestantism (20,204 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
Secular humanism (7,182 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of religion in its various guises, preferred a non-religious approach. The release in 1980 of A Secular Humanist Declaration by the newly formed Council
Incarnation (1,949 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In expressing God's intent, these Manifestations are seen to establish religion in the world. The Manifestations of God are also not seen as an incarnation
Parody religion (1,364 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
Uppland (611 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
Pantheism (5,162 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
Norse religion (3,274 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
Jedi census phenomenon (2,603 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
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
East Asian religions (3,192 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
comparative religion, the East Asian religions (also known as Far Eastern religions or Taoic religions) form a subset of the Eastern religions. This group
Revelation (5,334 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Revelation (disambiguation). In religion and theology, revelation is the revealing or disclosing of some form of truth or knowledge through communication
Religion and video games (3,464 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
Occult (1,709 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Wicca and many other modern pagan religions. Some other religious denominations disapprove of occultism in most or all forms. They may view the occult as being
Demography of Cornwall (440 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
following results were given for religion. Christian: 59.8% No religion: 30.31% Religion not stated: 8.52% Other religion: 0.69% Buddhist: 0.32% Muslim:
Secular liberalism (783 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of culture and politics from religion. A subcategory of liberalism and secularism, it supports the separation of religion and state particularly from the
Self-concept (3,177 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
and interacts with self-esteem, self-knowledge, and the social self to form the self as whole. It includes the past, present, and future selves, where
Hermes (6,304 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(disambiguation). 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
Places of Worship Registration Act 1855 (1,464 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
Chinese Manichaeism (304 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Chinese Manichaeism is the form of Manichaeism (摩尼教 Móníjiào or 明教 Míngjiào, "bright religion") transmitted and practiced in China. Manichaeism was introduced
Secularism in India (3,961 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
that they are culturally different from Indians of other religions. Supporters of this form of secularism claim that any attempt to introduce a uniform
Connexionalism (418 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Methodism became a separate church, this structure of connexions came to form a new system of polity, separate from episcopal polity. Connexional polity
Syair (213 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
poem used to convey ideas on religion or philosophy, or even one to describe historical event. In contrast to pantun form, the syair conveys a continuous
Anglican Diocese of Peterborough (615 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ontario, see Anglican Diocese of Ontario. The Diocese of Peterborough forms part of the Province of Canterbury in England. Its seat is the Cathedral
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
Skepticism (2,227 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
It is often directed at domains, such as morality (moral skepticism), religion (skepticism about the existence of God), or the nature of knowledge (skepticism
Confession (religion) (4,379 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
(disambiguation) and Confession (disambiguation). Confession, in many religions, is the acknowledgment of one's sins (sinfulness) or wrongs. Buddhism
Religious democracy (330 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
democracy is a form of government where the values of a particular religion affect laws and rules. The term applies to all countries in which religion is incorporated
Religion in ancient Rome (18,188 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion in ancient Rome encompasses the ancestral ethnic religion of the city of Rome that the Romans used to define themselves as a people, as well as
Priest (5,928 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
in charge"), is a person authorized to perform the sacred rituals of a religion, especially as a mediatory agent between humans and one or more deities
Freedom of thought (1,283 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
Herma (1,019 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Dictionary of Greek and Roman antiquities (1890), Perseus Project Herm (Greek religion)– Britannica Online Encyclopedia Influence of the Phallic Idea: Hermae
Religion in Denmark (1,698 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Of all the religions in Denmark, the most prominent is Christianity in the form of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Denmark (Dansk Folkekirke), the state
Pan (god) (4,286 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
Romuva (religion) (1,913 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Romuva is a contemporary continuation of the traditional ethnic religion of the Baltic peoples, reviving the ancient religious practices of the Lithuanians
Religious fanaticism (1,452 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
enthusiasm related to one's own, or one's group's, devotion to a religion – a form of human fanaticism which could otherwise be expressed in one's other
Religion in China (33,264 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"Religion of China" redirects here. For the book, see The Religion of China: Confucianism and Taoism. Since 1971, the People's Republic of China has been
Christianity (21,173 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 for the religion. It is the world's largest religion, with
Prayer (10,476 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
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
Glossary of ancient Roman religion (34,476 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
vocabulary of ancient Roman religion was highly specialized. Its study affords important information about the religion, traditions and beliefs of the
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
Diana (mythology) (5,225 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
Religion in Scotland (6,121 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
Monotheism (9,159 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
are found in early religions such as Atenism, Ancient Chinese religion, and Yahwism. There are also monotheistic parody religions, such as Pastafarianism
Magic (paranormal) (12,745 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Neopagan religions and contemporary forms of paganism. Wicca is one of the more publicly known traditions within Neopaganism, a magical religion inspired
Ancient Canaanite religion (2,774 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
Religion in Cuba (2,597 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Cuba's prevailing religion is Christianity, primarily Roman Catholicism, although in some instances it is profoundly modified and influenced through syncretism
Theodicy (5,494 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the book, see Théodicée. Theodicy (/θiːˈɒdɪsi/), in its most common form, attempts to answer the question why a good God permits the manifestation
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
Oracle (2,840 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
infallible and in fact, according to Sourvinou-Inwood in What is Polis Religion?, the ancient Greeks were aware of this and concluded the unknowability
Sacrilege (1,043 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
meaning, including verbal offences against religion and undignified treatment of sacred objects. Most ancient religions have a concept analogous to sacrilege
Psychology of religion (12,145 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Psychology of religion consists of the application of psychological methods and interpretive frameworks to religious traditions, as well as to both religious
Religion in China (33,264 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"Religion of China" redirects here. For the book, see The Religion of China: Confucianism and Taoism. Since 1971, the People's Republic of China has been
Krishna (12,304 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Gopala, that along with the cult of Bala Krishna form the basis of current tradition of monotheistic religion of Krishna. Some early scholars would equate
List of Mycenaean deities (4,043 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
Govindbhai Shroff (101 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
by taking part in hunger strikes, morchas, rail rokos, bandhs and other form of protests to press for a broad track gauge. Namantar Andolan Shaikh
Secularization (3,389 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
Progressive (377 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Progressive Judaism, a major denomination within Judaism. Progressive religion, a religious tradition which embraces theological diversity Progressive
Census in the United Kingdom (2,430 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
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
Freedom of religion in India (2,785 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
Herma (1,019 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Dictionary of Greek and Roman antiquities (1890), Perseus Project Herm (Greek religion)– Britannica Online Encyclopedia Influence of the Phallic Idea: Hermae
Ancient Mesopotamian religion (6,512 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
Madhya Pradesh (5,780 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
General and Census Commissioner, India http://www.census2011.co.in/data/religion/state/23-madhya-pradesh.html. Retrieved 2015-11-29.  Missing or empty |title=
Major religious groups (2,805 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"World religions" redirects here. For other uses, see World religions (disambiguation). For a breakdown by religion List of religions and spiritual traditions
Émile Durkheim (9,052 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
Witchcraft (16,901 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
present or central at various times, and in many diverse forms, among cultures and religions worldwide, including both "primitive" and "highly advanced"
Chinese culture (3,362 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
music, literature, martial arts, cuisine, visual arts, philosophy and religion. There are 56 officially recognized ethnic groups in China. In terms
Telangana (5,711 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
reorganisation of states and Telangana was merged with former Andhra State to form Andhra Pradesh. Following a movement for separation, it was awarded separate
The Five Ks (1,223 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Five Ks are not just symbols, but articles of faith that collectively form the external identity and the Khalsa devotee's commitment to the Sikh rehni
Black Easter (1,141 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
conclusion, characterizing Blish as an author "genuinely concerned with religion, not with trick endings." It is likely that Blish got the name for his
Jainism (12,230 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
/ˈdʒaɪnɪzəm/), traditionally known as Jain Dharma, is an ancient Indian religion belonging to the śramaṇa tradition. The central tenet is non-violence and
Caesaropapism (1,154 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"the complete subordination of priests to secular power." In its extreme form, caesaropapism is a political theory in which the head of state, notably
Kharaj (853 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
regard for the cultivator's religion. The reforms of Umar II were finalized under the Abbasids and would thereafter form the model of tax systems in the
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
Sacrilege (1,043 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
meaning, including verbal offences against religion and undignified treatment of sacred objects. Most ancient religions have a concept analogous to sacrilege
Mithraism (20,429 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
a mystery religion centred around the god Mithras that was practised in the Roman Empire from about the 1st to the 4th century. The religion was inspired
Palo (religion) (1,038 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Palo, also known as Las Reglas de Congo, is a religion with various denominations which developed in Cuba among Central African slaves and their descendants
Ifá (966 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ifá is a religion and system of divination and refers to the verses of the literary corpus known as the Odu Ifá. Orunmila is identified as the Grand Priest
Zoophilia (9,794 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
reference to a person) is synonymous with zoophile, while the adjectival form of the word – as, for instance, in the phrase "zoosexual act" – may indicate
Homosexuality in ancient Peru (611 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
behavior in ancient Peru has survived since the Spanish conquest of Peru in the form of erotic ceramics (Spanish: huacos eróticos). Such pottery originated from
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
Religious pluralism (7,647 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
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
Mysticism (10,479 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
Hindutva (4,404 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
Religion in Jordan (744 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Sunni Islam is the dominant religion in Jordan. Muslims make up about 92% of the country's population; in turn, 93% of those self-identify as Sunnis—the
Religious liberalism (877 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
a form of approach to religion which is critical, rationalistic or humanistic.[not in citation given] It is an attitude towards one's own religion (as
Sumerian religion (1,671 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Sumerian religion influenced Mesopotamian mythology as a whole, surviving in the mythologies and religions of the Hurrians, Akkadians, Babylonians
Prophets and messengers in Islam (3,889 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the "religion of Abraham" (Ibrahim) and refers to Jacob (Yaqub) and the Twelve Tribes of Israel as being Muslim. The Quran says: The same religion has
Temple (3,006 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
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
Analytic philosophy (6,548 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Philosophy of religion In Analytic Philosophy of Religion, Harris noted that analytic philosophy has been a very heterogeneous 'movement'.... some forms of analytic
Norse mythology (3,563 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
For the practices and social institutions of the Norse pagans, see Norse religion. Norse mythology is the body of mythology of the North Germanic people
Sam Harris (5,478 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
subsequently published a long-form essay Lying in 2011, the short book Free Will in 2012, Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion in 2014 and, with British
Epulum Jovis (276 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In ancient Roman religion, the Epulum Jovis (also Epulum Iovis) was a sumptuous ritual feast offered to Jove on the Ides of September (September 13) and
Religion in Saudi Arabia (2,437 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
state religion of Saudi Arabia and its law requires that all citizens should be Muslims. The government does not legally protect the freedom of religion. Any
Armenian mythology (1,988 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
Confession (757 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
morally wrong within the confines of the confessor's religion. In some religions, confession takes the form of an oral communication to another person. Socially
Republic (7,825 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This article is about the form of government. For the political ideology, see Republicanism. For other uses, see Republic (disambiguation). A republic
Max Weber (14,486 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
Mawla (646 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
trustee, helper. In the pre-Islamic era the term originally applied to any form of tribal association. During the early Islamic era, this institution was
Republic (7,825 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This article is about the form of government. For the political ideology, see Republicanism. For other uses, see Republic (disambiguation). A republic
Epulum Jovis (276 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In ancient Roman religion, the Epulum Jovis (also Epulum Iovis) was a sumptuous ritual feast offered to Jove on the Ides of September (September 13) and
Iranian religions (514 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
For religion in the country of Iran, see Religion in Iran. Iranian religions are religions which originated in Greater Iran. Proto-Indo-Iranian religion
Anarchism and religion (2,643 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
have traditionally been skeptical of or vehemently opposed to organized religion. Nevertheless, some anarchists have provided religious interpretations
Dutch Reformed Church (1,476 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"privileged" church. Though it was never formally adopted as the state religion, the law demanded that every public official should be a communicant member
Confession (757 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
morally wrong within the confines of the confessor's religion. In some religions, confession takes the form of an oral communication to another person. Socially
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 communism (766 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
defined "religious communism" as a form of communism that "springs directly from principles native to a religion", and Hans J. Hillerbrand described
Medes (5,028 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
language of the Medes is unknown. The Medes had an Ancient Iranian Religion (a form of pre-Zoroastrian Mazdaism or Mithra worshipping) with a priesthood
Idolatry (11,472 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
neutral language a cult image, in the form of a physical image, such as a statue or icon. In Abrahamic religions, namely Christianity, Islam and Judaism
Corruption (7,181 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Corrupt (disambiguation) and Corruptor (disambiguation). Corruption is a form of dishonest or unethical conduct by a person entrusted with a position of
Divinity (2,493 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
daily protection and blessings. In monotheistic religions, divine intervention may take very direct forms: miracles, visions, or intercessions by blessed
Tibetan Muslims (691 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
known as the Kachee (Tibetan: ཁ་ཆེ་, Wylie: kha-che; also spelled Kache), form a small minority in Tibet. Despite being Muslim, they are officially recognized
Kitáb-i-Aqdas (3,123 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
central book of the Bahá'í Faith written by Bahá'u'lláh, the founder of the religion, 1853–1873. The work was written in Arabic under the Arabic title al-Kitābu
Gyula Kornis (369 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
implementation of educational policy of Count Kuno von Klebelsberg, Minister of Religion and Education in the cabinet of István Bethlen in 20s. Kornis also served
Classifications of religious movements (2,980 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
Akshardham (religion) (167 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
in actuality is a reference to a metaphysical form known as Gunatit (Like Brahman), this state or form is of euphoria whereby the followers of the Swaminarayan
Buddhism (24,045 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Quarterly. Buddhism (pronunciation: /ˈbʊdɪzəm/ or /ˈbuːdɪzəm/) is a religion and dharma that encompasses a variety of traditions, beliefs and spiritual
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. 
Schism (2,727 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
Good Shepherd (968 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Catacombs of Rome, before Christian imagery could be made explicit. The form of the image showing a young man carrying a lamb round his neck was directly
Maluku (province) (600 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
the Halmahera Tengah Regency and the City of Ternate) were split off to form a separate province of North Maluku (Indonesian: Maluku Utara) The province
Celtic polytheism (5,748 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
evidence for Celtic religion than for any other example of Celtic life. The only problem is to assemble it in a systematic form which does not too greatly
Hittite mythology (1,552 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
Abundantia (612 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
For the Christian saint, see Saint Abundantia. In ancient Roman religion, Abundantia (Latin pronunciation: [abʊnˈdantia]) was a divine personification
State Shinto (4,107 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
something beyond religion, "a unity of government and teaching ... not a religion." Rather than a religious practice, Shinto was understood as a form of education
Double standard (312 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
subjective bias or favoritism based on social class, rank, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, or other distinctions. A double standard violates
Religion in the United States (10,174 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
organized religion in the United States. For information about the historical role of religion, see History of religion in the United States. Religion in the
Islam in Suriname (254 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Americas which are member states of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation. Religion in Suriname World Factbook 2016 The Afghan muslims of Guyana and Suriname
Philosophy of religion (2,703 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Philosophy of religion according to the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy is, "the philosophical examination of the central themes and concepts involved
Religion in Fiji (4,957 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Aboriginal Fijian religion could be classified in modern terms as forms of animism or shamanism, traditions utilizing various systems of divination which
God (11,464 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
is worshiped as "a god", see Deity. For God in specific religions, see § In specific religions. For other uses, see God (disambiguation).
Heaven (7,085 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
Haruspex (1,123 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(beetle). In the religion of Ancient Rome, a haruspex (plural haruspices; also called aruspex) was a person trained to practice a form of divination called
Demeter (4,458 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
For other uses, see Demeter (disambiguation). In ancient Greek religion and Greek mythology, Demeter (/dᵻˈmiːtər/; Attic: Δημήτηρ Dēmḗtēr; Doric: Δαμάτηρ
Tiamat (2,445 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
For other uses, see Tiamat (disambiguation). In Mesopotamian religion (Sumerian, Assyrian, Akkadian and Babylonian), Tiamat is a primordial goddess of
Acat (deity) (96 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
of that god's power. Because of the importance and difficulty of this art form it was only natural that there was a god responsible for it. Acat[pronunciation
Ardhanarishvara (4,517 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
androgynous form of the God Vishnu, see Vaikuntha Kamalaja. Ardhanarishvara (Sanskrit: अर्धनारीश्वर, Ardhanārīśvara) is a composite androgynous form of the
Decline of Greco-Roman polytheism (7,058 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
Christianity in Denmark (717 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Christianity is the predominant religion of Denmark, with 80% of the Danish population estimated as adherents of the "Folkekirken" ("People's Church")
Negative and positive atheism (1,054 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Positive atheism, also called strong atheism and hard atheism, is the form of atheism that asserts that no deities exist; negative atheism, also called
Hermaphroditus (2,213 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
Cell (372 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
in a cell group, a form of Christian church organization Cell, a unit of a clandestine cell system, a penetration-resistant form of a secret or outlawed
Bala Krishna (1,220 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
Native American religion (3,418 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Native American religions are the spiritual practices of the indigenous peoples of the Americas. Traditional Native American ceremonial ways can vary
Oppland (335 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
religious and life stance communities outside the Church of Norway, by religion/life stance. County. 2006-2010 Media related to Oppland at Wikimedia
Mongolian shamanism (2,141 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
broadly called the Mongolian folk religion, or occasionally Tengerism, refers to the animistic and shamanic ethnic religion that has been practiced in Mongolia
Covenant (biblical) (3,379 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
Religion in Cameroon (590 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
Ares (3,514 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
Covenant (biblical) (3,379 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
Second Great Awakening (4,647 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
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
Akshardham (religion) (167 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
in actuality is a reference to a metaphysical form known as Gunatit (Like Brahman), this state or form is of euphoria whereby the followers of the Swaminarayan
Hinduism in India (1,538 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This religion varies from Monotheism, Polytheism, Pantheism, Atheism and other tendencies, so considering another conception of God another form or avatar
Mixtec (1,564 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
currently inhabit the Pacific slope of Oaxaca and Guerrero. The Mixtec languages form a major branch of the Otomanguean language family. In pre-Columbian times
Brett Gurewitz (1,586 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Puciato. Gurewitz joined Bad Religion in 1980 at the age of 18, when he, Greg Graffin, Jay Bentley and Jay Ziskrout agreed to form a band. After releasing
Kabale District (488 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
before the districts of Rukungiri, Kanungu and Kisoro were peeled off to form separate districts. Kabale District is bordered by Rukungiri District to
Cattle in religion and mythology (4,425 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
from cattle, there are varying beliefs about cattle in societies and religions. In some regions, especially Nepal and most states of India, the slaughter
Mana (4,416 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
Orthopraxy (1,979 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In the study of religion, orthopraxy is correct conduct, both ethical and liturgical, as opposed to faith or grace etc. This contrasts with orthodoxy,
Religion in Atlanta (1,697 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion in Atlanta, while historically centered on Protestant Christianity, now involves many faiths as a result of the city and metro area's increasingly
Meditation (17,455 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
Hamamlu, East Azerbaijan (549 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
popular music between Hamamlu people is Ashik that play the Saz or Qopuz, a form of lute. Their songs are partly improvised around a common base. See also:
Zapotec civilization (2,640 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Zapotec left archaeological evidence at the ancient city of Monte Albán in the form of buildings, ball courts, magnificent tombs and grave goods including finely
Invisible Pink Unicorn (1,441 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Pink Unicorn (IPU) is the goddess of a parody religion used to satirize theistic beliefs, taking the form of a unicorn that is paradoxically both invisible
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
Religion in Turkey (5,187 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Islam is the largest religion in Turkey according to the state, with 99.8% of the population being automatically registered by the state as Muslim, for
Paleolithic religion (1,623 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Paleolithic religions are the set of spiritual beliefs thought to have appeared during the Paleolithic time period. Religious behaviour is thought to
New religious movement (4,158 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
new religions. This term, amongst others, was adopted by Western scholars as an alternative to "cult". Originally, "cult" meant a specific form of worship
Commodity fetishism (6,591 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
Sanctum sanctorum (578 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Tabernacle in church architecture. The Latin word sanctum is the neuter form of the adjective "holy," and sanctorum its genitive plural. Thus the term
Folsom point (357 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Folsom points are a distinct form of chipped stone projectile points associated with the Folsom Tradition of North America. The style of toolmaking was
Religion in India (8,399 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
religious demographics. For religions originating in the Indian subcontinent, see Indian religions. For the book, see The Religion of India: The Sociology
Garden (2,114 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
enjoyment of plants and other forms of nature. The garden can incorporate both natural and man-made materials. The most common form today is known as a residential
Olokun (245 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
great wealth and of the bottom of the ocean). Olokun is an orisha in the religion of Santeria. Olokun is an androgynous orisha, meaning Olokun is a man and
Relationship between religion and science (17,840 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The relationship between religion and science has been a subject of study since classical antiquity, addressed by philosophers, theologians, scientists
Sectarian violence (2,816 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
Mars (mythology) (10,347 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Not to be confused with the planet Mars. In ancient Roman religion and myth, Mars (Latin: Mārs, [maːrs]) was the god of war and also an agricultural guardian
History of the Jews in Indonesia (771 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
17 must carry a KTP, which includes the holder's religion and Indonesia only recognizes six religions: Islam, (non-Catholic) Christianity, Catholicism
Hari (601 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
discus weapon considered to be the most powerful weapon according to Hindu Religion Sudarshana Chakra in his upper right hand and also have a bow named as
Punjabi fasts (491 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The following fasts are observed in the Punjab which form part of Punjabi folk religion. Karu-ay da varat (Gurmukhi: ਕਰੂੲੇ ਦਾ ਵਰਤ)is the Punjabi name
Transcendence (religion) (2,520 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Not to be confused with Transcendentalism. In religion, transcendence refers to the aspect of a god's nature and power which is wholly independent of the
Hero (4,264 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
glory. Classical heroes, regardless of their morality, were placed in religion. In classical antiquity, cults that venerated deified heroes such as Heracles
Kapu (957 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
regulations. The kapu system was universal in lifestyle, gender roles, politics, religion, etc. An offense that was kapu was often a corporal offense, but also often
Ossetians (2,209 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the Ossetian people are rooted in their Sarmatian origin and Christian religion, with the pagan gods transcending into Christian saints. The Nart saga
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
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
Fetishism (1,521 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of monotheistic religions as fetishes. For example, the Holy Cross and the consecrated host or tokens of communion found in some forms of Christianity
Horse worship (948 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
in various regions of South Asia. In India, Horse worship in the form of worship of Hayagriva dates back to 2000 BC, when the Indo-Aryan people
Cosmological argument (3,056 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
Amun (3,601 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Amun, who now found themselves without any of their former power. The religion of Egypt was inexorably tied to the leadership of the country, the pharaoh
Adamantios Korais (1,369 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the way for the Greek War of Independence and the emergence of a purified form of the Greek language, known as Katharevousa. Encyclopædia Britannica asserts
Eight per thousand (1,406 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
organised religion recognised by Italy or, alternatively, to a social assistance scheme run by the Italian State. This declaration is made on the IRE form. People
Freedom of religion (12,059 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
Antitheism (1,034 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
secular contexts, it typically refers to direct opposition to organized religion or to the belief in any deity. The Oxford English Dictionary defines
Buddhism and Eastern religions (717 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
often competing for influence. Taoism in its early form was a mixture of early mythology, folk religion, and Taoist philosophy. The arrival of Buddhism forced
Letter to a Christian Nation (1,610 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
publication of his first book The End of Faith. The book is written in the form of an open letter to a Christian in the United States. Harris states that
Tamil Nadu (14,716 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
Special Marriage Act, 1954 (891 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
provide a special form of marriage for the people of India and all Indian nationals in foreign countries, irrespective of the religion or faith followed
Religion in Serbia (1,155 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
Padma Subrahmanyam (396 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
and Russia. She is well known as the developer and founder of the dance form Bharata Nrithyam. She is a devotee of the Paramacharya of Kanchi. Padma
Faith (4,570 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hadith of Gabriel, Iman in addition to Islam and Ihsan form the three dimensions of the Islamic religion. Prophet Muhammad referred to the six articles of
Beti-Pahuin peoples (1,103 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
After the colonial era ended, their traditional religion has enjoyed a resurgence, such as the Bwiti religion and, as has a flowering of new styles of music
Michael (629 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
it is sometimes shortened to Mike, Mikey, Mickey, Micha, or Mick. Female forms of Michael include Michelle, Michele, Michaela, Mechelle, Micheline, and
Sacred architecture (3,640 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
temple architecture Indian architecture is related to the history and religions of the time periods as well as to the geography and geology of the Indian
Holy Spirit (2,441 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
translations of the Bible that is understood differently among the Abrahamic religions. Holy Spirit is stated to be "a realm beyond the ability of words to properly
Shamanism (15,255 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
Episcopal Eastern Diocese (190 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the congregations in Massachusetts petitioned the General Convention to form a separate diocese consisting of the states of Massachusetts (including Maine)
Ethics in religion (5,605 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
conduct. Most religions have an ethical component, often derived from purported supernatural revelation or guidance. Some assert that religion is necessary
Bhagavad Gita (10,570 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
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
State atheism (6,124 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
repressive states. Main article: Marxism and religion A communist state, in popular usage, is a state with a form of government characterized by one-party
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
Neo-Druidism (4,567 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Neo-Druidry, commonly referred to as Druidry by many adherents, is a form of spirituality or religion that generally promotes harmony and worship of nature, and
Religion and sexuality (10,931 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
For other uses, see Religion and sexuality (disambiguation). Each major religion has developed moral codes covering issues of sexuality, morality
Heathenry (new religious movement) (12,441 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
David Hume (16,316 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
Freedom From Religion Foundation (5,639 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) is an American non-profit organization based in Madison, Wisconsin with members from all 50 states. The largest[citation
Political religion (2,544 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
those of a state religion, with which they often exhibit significant similarities in both theory and practice. In addition to basic forms of politics, like
Bel (mythology) (444 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
applied to various gods in the Mesopotamian religion of Akkad, Assyria and Babylonia. The feminine form is Belit 'Lady, Mistress'. Bel is represented
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
Spirit tablet (422 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
butsudan. Tablets are also common in Japanese temples. In Chinese folk religion for example, a household will have one or more tablets for specific deities:
Deva (Hinduism) (3,641 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
American Academy of Religion, Volume 81, Issue 2, pages 427-466 Doris Srinivasan (1997), Many Heads, Arms and Eyes: Origin, Meaning, and Form of Multiplicity
Doctor of Ministry (148 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
such as missions, evangelism, pastoral counseling or the psychology of religion, homiletics, spiritual formation, church growth, church administration
Thelema (6,548 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
by Murder City Devils, see Thelema (EP). Thelema (/θəˈliːmə/) is a religion based on a philosophical law of the same name, adopted as a central tenet
Nagual (1,019 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In Mesoamerican folk religion, a nagual or nahual (both pronounced [na'wal]) is a human being who has the power to transform either spiritually or physically
The Elementary Forms of the Religious Life (636 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Durkheim in 1912, is a book that analyzes religion as a social phenomenon. Durkheim attributes the development of religion to the emotional security attained
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
Anti-clericalism (6,133 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The opposition to clerical authority is as old as religion itself, however the term Anti-clericalism did not appear til the mid 19th century. Broadly speaking
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
Christian state (4,164 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
Thirty-nine Articles (3,468 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
uses, see Book of Kings (disambiguation). The Thirty-nine Articles of Religion (commonly abbreviated as the Thirty-nine Articles or the XXXIX Articles)
Set (deity) (3,194 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
desert, storms, disorder, violence and foreigners in ancient Egyptian religion. In Ancient Greek, the god's name is given as Sēth (Σήθ). Set is not, however
French Wars of Religion (9,075 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
French civil wars, see Fronde and French Revolution. The French Wars of Religion, or Huguenot Wars of the 16th century, are names for a period of civil
Tamils (12,684 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
secular literature in South Asia. See also: Religion in ancient Tamil country and Dravidian folk religion Ancient Tamil grammatical works, Tolkappiyam;
History of religions (2,156 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
see History of Religions (journal). For the academic study of religion in general, see Religious studies. For the history of religions school, see History
Secular Buddhism (1,280 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
as a consequence of the supposed triumph of scientific rationalism over religion in the modern period. Moreover, many aspects of secular Buddhism have been
San religion (2,319 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The San religion is the religion of the San people. Cagn (also known Kaang or /Kaggen) is the supreme god of the San. He is the first being and the creator
Chantico (104 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
customs. She also wears a crown of poisonous cactus spikes, and takes the form of a red serpent. Chantico is the goddess of precious things and is very
Aliran kepercayaan (285 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
meditation-based spiritual path than a religion. Some animists combine their beliefs with one of the government-recognized religions. As a body of belief, kebatinan
Psychopomp (517 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This article is about the psychopomp in religion, mythology and psychology. For the song, see Psychopomp (song). "Psychopomps" redirects here. For the
West Africa (5,164 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the populations of this region, and include Akan religion, Yoruba religion, Odinani, and Serer religion. They are spiritual but also linked to the historical
Zoroastrianism (11,433 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"
J. P. Morgan (5,912 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 instrumental in the creation of the United States
Blasphemy (6,908 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
sacred things, or toward something considered sacred or inviolable. Some religions consider blasphemy as a religious crime. As of 2012, anti-blasphemy laws
Sanctum (temple) (48 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
refers to a sacred place of pilgrimage. The Latin word sanctum is the neuter form of the adjective "holy". Sanctum sanctorum, the sanctum of Jewish temples
Ancient Egyptian concept of the soul (1,979 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
jb. This word was transcribed by E. A. Wallis Budge as Ab. In Egyptian religion, the heart was the key to the afterlife. It was conceived as surviving
Marduk (1,734 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the temple Esagila. "Marduk" is the Babylonian form of his name. According to The Encyclopedia of Religion, the name Marduk was probably pronounced Marutuk
Chantico (104 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
customs. She also wears a crown of poisonous cactus spikes, and takes the form of a red serpent. Chantico is the goddess of precious things and is very
Unitarianism (7,763 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
article is about the Christian theology. For the liberal, non-Christian religion, see Unitarian Universalism. For other uses, see Unitarianism (disambiguation)
Ancient Egyptian concept of the soul (1,979 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
jb. This word was transcribed by E. A. Wallis Budge as Ab. In Egyptian religion, the heart was the key to the afterlife. It was conceived as surviving
History of religions (2,156 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
see History of Religions (journal). For the academic study of religion in general, see Religious studies. For the history of religions school, see History
Imperial cult (1,576 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
An imperial cult is a form of state religion in which an emperor, or a dynasty of emperors (or rulers of another title), are worshipped as demigods or
San religion (2,319 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The San religion is the religion of the San people. Cagn (also known Kaang or /Kaggen) is the supreme god of the San. He is the first being and the creator
Alf Hiltebeitel (589 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Alf Hiltebeitel is Columbian Professor of Religion, History, and Human Sciences at George Washington University in Washington DC, USA. His academic specialism
Spirit tablet (422 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
butsudan. Tablets are also common in Japanese temples. In Chinese folk religion for example, a household will have one or more tablets for specific deities:
Hegelianism (3,007 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
all truth under the form of reason. Whatever truth there is in art and in religion is contained in philosophy, in a higher form, and free from all limitations
Jews (15,552 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This article is about the Jewish people. For their religion, see Judaism. "Jew" redirects here. For other uses, see Jew (disambiguation). The Jews (/dʒuːz/;
Religious tourism (483 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
visited Jerusalem for a few reasons: to understand and appreciate their religion through a tangible experience, to feel secure about their religious beliefs
Sect (1,648 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
feminine form of the past participle of the verb secare, to cut), as though sects were scissionsWiktionary entry cast aside from the mainstream religion. Main
Human rights (15,131 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
print, in the form of art, or through any other media of his choice". Main articles: Freedom of thought, Conscience, and Freedom of religion Everyone has
Dards (621 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
mountain valleys, the Nuristani retained their ancient culture and their religion, a form of ancient Hinduism with many customs and rituals developed locally
Neopaganism in Australia (541 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
indigenous Australian religion, see Australian Aboriginal mythology. Contemporary Paganism, including Wicca in various forms, and Reclaiming
Buddhism in Myanmar (4,556 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
proportion of monks in the population and proportion of income spent on religion. Adherents are most likely found among the dominant Bamar people, Shan
Khulna Division (990 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
2011. Hinduism is second largest religion in Khulna and about 11% of total population are Hindu,1% follow other religion.[citation needed] Bengali is the
Urreligion (419 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
notion of an "original" or "youngest" form of religious tradition. The term contrasts with organized religion, such as the theocracies of the early urban
Eden point (192 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Eden Points are a form of chipped stone projectile points associated with a sub-group of the larger Plano culture. Sometimes also called Yuma points, the
Christian (3,280 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
Western esotericism (8,777 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Judeo-Christian religion and Enlightenment rationalism. A trans-disciplinary field, esotericism has pervaded various forms of Western philosophy, religion, pseudoscience
Albert Berzeviczy (285 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
22 March 1936) was a Hungarian politician, who served as Minister of Religion and Education between 1903 and 1905. He attended to the Law Academy of
Béla Jankovich (282 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
– 5 August 1939) was a Hungarian politician, who served as Minister of Religion and Education between 1913 and 1917. He studied in the Theresianum of Vienna
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
Sikh (7,910 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
about the Sikh religion, see Sikhism. A Sikh (/siːk, sɪk/; Punjabi: ਸਿੱਖ sikkh [sɪkkʰ]) is a follower of Sikhism, a monotheistic religion which originated
Religion in the Republic of Macedonia (738 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In the Republic of Macedonia, the most common religion is Orthodox Christianity, practiced by most of the ethnic Macedonians. The vast majority of the
Bastet (2,638 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
see Bastet (disambiguation). Bastet was a goddess in ancient Egyptian religion, worshiped as early as the 2nd Dynasty (2890 BC). As Bast, she was the
Problem of evil (15,558 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
Court cairn (246 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
most common in what today are Argyll and Dumfries and Galloway (where they form the Clyde-Carlingford group), though a small outlying group have been found
Asura (3,803 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
American Academy of Religion, Volume 81, Issue 2, pages 427-466 Doris Srinivasan (1997), Many Heads, Arms and Eyes: Origin, Meaning, and Form of Multiplicity
New Thought (2,880 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
Anthropomorphism (6,637 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
article: Anthropotheism In religion and mythology, anthropomorphism refers to the perception of a divine being or beings in human form, or the recognition of
Shunning (2,751 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
less formal group action which will spread to all members of the group as a form of solidarity. It is a sanction against association, often associated with
Spirituality (10,142 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
image of God" as exemplified by the founders and sacred texts of the religions of the world. In modern times the emphasis is on subjective experience
Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan (5,089 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
Establishment Clause (3,607 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Establishment Clause or the Religion Clause is the first of several pronouncements in the First Amendment to the United States Constitution, stating
Censer (2,394 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
Edict of Milan (1,563 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 until Emperor Theodosius I did so in 380 AD. The document
Hawaiian religion (2,715 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
Great Britain (6,892 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
populations. Further information: Religion in England, Religion in Scotland, and Religion in Wales See also: Religion in the United Kingdom Christianity
Haitian Vodou (7,277 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
or Vodoun /ˈvoʊ.duːn/; and commonly Voodoo /ˈvuː.duː/) is a syncretic religion practiced chiefly in Haiti and the Haitian diaspora. Practitioners are
Tefnut (1,033 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
is a goddess of moisture, moist air, dew and rain in Ancient Egyptian religion. She is the sister and consort of the air god Shu and the mother of Geb
Roman Catholic Diocese of Clifton (1,126 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
has more regularly scheduled Sunday Masses celebrated in the extraordinary form of the Roman Rite (sometimes known as the Tridentine Mass) within its boundaries
Soapbox (825 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
Agnostic atheism (1,803 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(1894). The Ascent of Faith: or, the Grounds of Certainty in Science and Religion. London: Hodder and Stroughton. p. 21. OCLC 7234849. OL 21834002M. Let
Immanuel Kant (17,937 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
Sunday school (2,171 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
schools continued alongside such increasing educational provision, and new forms also developed such as the Socialist Sunday Schools movement which began
Religion in Zambia (987 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
and practice any religion. Main article: Christianity in Zambia Christianity is believed to have arrived in Africa in the form of European Protestant
Roman Catholic Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle (833 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
lapsed. Together with the See of Lindisfarne, founded by Saint Aidan, Hexham formed the main part of the Northumbrian kingdom's ecclesiastical structure. Among
Biled (119 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
also included two other villages until 2004, when they were split off to form Șandra Commune. In German, it is known as Billed, in Hungarian as Billéd
Indians in Luxembourg (234 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Indians in Luxembourg form a small minority in the country. As of 2007, there are about 300 people of Indian origin living in Luxembourg. Since the 1980s
Fenxiang (228 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
temples dedicated to a god in Chinese folk religion, and the ritual process by which these networks form. Networks of affiliated temples dedicated
God Is Not Great (4,253 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
Akhlut (242 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In Inuit mythology, Akhlut is an orca spirit that takes the form of a gigantic wolf or a wolf-orca hybrid when on land. It is a vicious, dangerous beast
Neo-völkisch movements (3,027 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
global/continental cultural forms. The activities of the OJB, which functioned as a spiritual and heritage group for people of any race or religion, included such
Verse (189 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(popular music), roughly corresponds to a poetic stanza Verse-chorus form, a musical form common in popular music where the chorus is highlighted Verses (Apallut)
Divine command theory (3,753 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
follow his commands. Followers of both monotheistic and polytheistic religions in ancient and modern times have often accepted the importance of God's
Anglo-Saxon paganism (15,002 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
termed Anglo-Saxon heathenism, Anglo-Saxon pre-Christian religion, or Anglo-Saxon traditional religion, refers to the religious beliefs and practices followed
Pentagram (3,148 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
be in violation of students' First Amendment right to free exercise of religion in 2000. The encircled pentagram (referred to as a pentacle by the plaintiffs)
Days Like This (Van Morrison album) (866 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
are reflective and seem to come during a time of self-examination. "No Religion" came about Morrison explained when he was thinking: "Wouldn't it be great
Bon (2,463 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Tibetan religion. For other uses, see Bon (disambiguation). Bon or Bön (Tibetan: བོན་, Wylie: bon, Lhasa dialect IPA: [pʰø̃̀]) is a Tibetan religion, which
Religion in Tonga (851 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
are also present. Other than Christian denominations the next largest religion is of the Baha'i Faith. Hinduism and Buddhism have begun to gain traction
Ingroups and outgroups (1,154 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
Universal manhood suffrage (295 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
suffrage is a form of voting rights in which all adult males within a political system are allowed to vote, regardless of income, property, religion, race, or
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
Chhattisgarh (8,713 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
63 (number) (560 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
form 2n − 1 (with n = 6), but it is not a Mersenne prime since n is not prime and 63 is certainly not prime either. a Woodall number i.e. of the form
Religious conversion (6,451 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
about voluntary acceptance of a religion. For forced conversion, see Forced conversion. For renunciation of a religion, see Apostasy. Religious conversion
Religion in Africa (3,647 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion in Africa is multifaceted and has been a major influence on art, culture and philosophy. Today, the continent's various populations and individuals
Roman mythology (2,203 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
primary. Although Roman religion was not based on scriptures and exegesis, priestly literature was one of the earliest written forms of Latin prose. The books
List of founders of religious traditions (1,360 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
founded a specific major denomination within a larger religion. In many cases, one can regard a religion as a continuous tradition extending to prehistoric
Traditional Berber religion (2,898 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
other traditional African religions (such as the Ancient Egyptian religion), or borrowed during antiquity from the Punic religion, Judaism, Iberian mythology
Gender in Bugis society (715 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
called. To be considered bissu, all aspects of gender must be combined to form a whole. This can include those who are born intersex. However, being bissu
Dhupa (186 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
sources, see Flora of the Indian epics period. Dhupa (धुप) is, in Indian religions (such as Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, etc.), the ritual offering of incense
Yarsanism (2,251 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the North West Iranian languages, adhere to a form of Kurdish Alawi faith which resembles the religions of the Druze or Yazidi.[citation needed] Ali-Illahism
Golden Rule (8,156 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
Wiccan Rede (1,981 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
key moral system in the Neopagan religion of Wicca and certain other related Witchcraft-based faiths. A common form of the Rede is An it harm none, do
Hajji (574 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Gani becomes Hajji Saif Gani. "Hadži" is also used in Christian Orthodox religion for people who go on pilgrimage to the grave of Christ in Jerusalem. It
Orisha (909 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
manifestations of the Supreme Divinity (Eledumare, Olorun, Olofi) in Yoruba religion. Orisha are said to have existed in the invisible world (òrun) and lived
Dievturība (468 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Neopagan religious movement which claims to be a modern revival of the folk religion of the Latvians before Christianization in the 13th century. Adherents
Vosegus (156 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of a hill there was a temple dedicated to Vosegus. Later in Gallo-Roman religion, Vosegus was the patron god of the Vosges in eastern Gaul. His name is
Mormonism (6,986 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This article is about the Mormon religion. For the largest and most prominent branch of Mormonism, see The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
There is No Natural Religion (7,125 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
There is No Natural Religion is a series of philosophical aphorisms by William Blake, written in 1788. Following on from his initial experiments with relief
Aten (1,428 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
Miaphysitism (994 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
nevertheless perceived the Christology of the Oriental Orthodox to be a form of Monophysitism (single nature doctrine). Meanwhile the Miaphysite Oriental
Zalmoxis (2,390 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Deceneus was a priest who reformed the Getae religion, changing worship of Zalmoxis into a popular religion and imposing strict religious rules, such as
Reductionism (4,877 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
Religious studies (5,782 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
to define "religion" as a category, and which must be necessary in order for something to be classified as a "religion". There are two forms of monothetic
Monarchy (4,780 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
L. Ron Hubbard (20,571 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
fleet. At one point, a court in Australia revoked the Church's status as a religion, though it was later reinstated. Hubbard returned to the United States
Religions of the ancient Near East (2,376 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Sumerian religion of ancient Mesopotamia. Offshoots of Proto-Semitic religion include Assyro-Babylonian religion, Canaanite religion, and Arabian religion. Judaism
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
New Hampshire (9,392 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
2010.  "U.S. Religion Map and Religious Populations — U.S. Religious Landscape Study". Religions.pewforum.org. Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life.
Church of Scientology (14,047 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
and godlike". The religion's mythology holds the belief that "in the primordial past, thetans applied their creative abilities to form the physical universe"
Transgender people and religion (6,178 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
Tiki (1,042 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This article is about the large Polynesian carvings in humanoid form. For other uses, see Tiki (disambiguation). In Māori mythology, Tiki
Roman temple (4,044 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
Ayyavazhi (12,209 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
that originated in South India. It is cited as an independent monistic religion by several newspapers, government reports and academic researchers. In
Religion in Scouting (3,732 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
Religion and mythology (3,786 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion and mythology differ in scope but have overlapping aspects. Both terms refer to systems of concepts that are of high importance to a certain community
Religion in Scouting (3,732 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
Roman temple (4,044 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
Flying Spaghetti Monster (7,781 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Rastafarian), a social movement that promotes a light-hearted view of religion and opposes the teaching of intelligent design and creationism in public
Ayyavazhi (12,209 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
that originated in South India. It is cited as an independent monistic religion by several newspapers, government reports and academic researchers. In
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
Bhakti (4,358 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Bhakti, states Michael Pasquier, has been a common form of religious activity in world religions throughout human history. It is found in Christianity
Dhupa (186 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
sources, see Flora of the Indian epics period. Dhupa (धुप) is, in Indian religions (such as Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, etc.), the ritual offering of incense
Religion in the Netherlands (6,624 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion in the Netherlands was predominantly Christianity until late into the 20th century. Although religious diversity remains, there has been a decline
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
Eirene (goddess) (430 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
For Eirene's form in Roman religion, see Pax. For the other Greek mythological figure, see Eirene (daughter of Poseidon) Eirene (/aɪˈriːni/; Greek: Εἰρήνη
Institutes of the Christian Religion (2,256 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Institutes of the Christian Religion (Latin: Institutio Christianae religionis) is John Calvin's seminal work of Protestant systematic theology. Highly
Australian Aboriginal mythology (3,973 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Sydney, ISBN 0-7018-1330-X Koepping, Klaus-Peter (1981) "Religion in Aboriginal Australia", Religion, Volume 11. pp. 367–391 Maddock, K. (1988). "Myth, History
Arthur Drews (9,462 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
witness and participate in an attempt by the Free Religion Movement to inspire a more liberal form of worship. This was his reason for parting with the
Religion and mythology (3,786 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion and mythology differ in scope but have overlapping aspects. Both terms refer to systems of concepts that are of high importance to a certain community
Canon (508 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 of Dutch History Canon Inc., a Japanese imaging and optical products
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
Religion in Indonesia (6,982 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
History of hide materials (318 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Since ancient times, hides have also been used as a writing medium, in the form of parchment. Fur clothing was used by other hominids, at least the Neanderthal
Charas (895 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
integral role in the culture and ritual of certain sects of the Hindu religion, especially among the Shaivs — the sub-division of Hinduism holding Lord
Ferenc Székely (58 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
who served as Minister of Justice between 1910 and 1917. He also served as interim Minister of Religion and Education in 1910. Magyar Életrajzi Lexikon
Roman Empire (32,545 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
Matriarchal religion (1,269 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
religion is a religion that focuses on a goddess or goddesses. The term is most often used to refer to theories of prehistoric matriarchal religions that
Testimony (1,517 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Testify (disambiguation) and Testimony (disambiguation). In law and in religion, testimony is a solemn attestation as to the truth of a matter. The words
Massachusetts (14,363 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
April 10, 2015.  "The Association of Religion Data Archives | State Membership Report". Association of Religion Data Archives. Retrieved November 22,
Nichirenism (203 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Restoration Montgomery, Daniel (1991). Fire in the Lotus, The Dynamic Religion of Nichiren, London: Mandala, ISBN 1852740914, page 217-218 Jacqueline
Altar server (2,209 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
least six months before being ordained as deacons. In the ordinary (normal) form of the Roman Rite of the celebration of Mass, provided no instituted acolyte
Sanamahism (773 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ningthoulai (King God) and Umanglai (Forest Dwelling God). Religion of antiquity – in its pure native form, it is as all as the history of Meetei/Meitei people
Growth of religion (11,794 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
Provost (religion) (865 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
parish priest in one of the local parishes. Several provstier (prostier) form a Diocese (stift or bispedømme). While the modern spelling is Propst, in
Ahmadiyya view on Jihad (571 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
promised messiah) rendered Jihad in its military form as inapplicable in the present age since Islam, as a religion, is not being attacked militarily but through
Baal (4,769 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
plural form is baʿalim. See also: Religions of the ancient Near East, Ancient Semitic religion, Canaanite religion, and Carthaginian religion See
Baltic neopaganism (931 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
carefully speaking Romuva could be considered as a specific form of Druwi. The religion is primarily represented institutionally by the "Kurono Academy
Åland Islands (2,927 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Swedish-speaking region in Finland. Collectively, the islands in the archipelago form the smallest region of Finland, constituting 0.49% of its land area and 0
Gifford Lectures (2,384 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
published in book form. A number of these works have become classics in the fields of theology or philosophy and the relationship between religion and science
Brahmanism (656 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
confused with Brahminism. Brahmanism is the religion that developed out of the historical Vedic religion in ancient India. The term is different from
Muslim (2,379 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Moslem, is someone who follows or practises Islam, a monotheistic Abrahamic religion. Muslims consider the Quran (Koran), their holy book, to be the verbatim
Malaysia (15,355 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
indigenous peoples. The constitution declares Islam the state religion while allowing freedom of religion for non-Muslims. The government system is closely modelled
Pyre (610 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Traditionally, pyres are used for the cremation of the dead in the Hindu and Sikh religions, a practice which dates back several thousands of years. Funeral pyres
Indian classical dance (2,337 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
literature, (...)". Frank Burch Brown (2013). The Oxford Handbook of Religion and the Arts. Oxford University Press. pp. 195–196. ISBN 978-0-19-972103-0
First Amendment to the United States Constitution (14,067 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
law respecting an establishment of religion, ensuring that there is no prohibition on the free exercise of religion, abridging the freedom of speech, infringing
Sikh gurus (224 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
as a minor religion, but developed into a prominent religion over the centuries. No guru comes to start a religion, but religions are formed around the
El (deity) (5,007 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
Diourbel Region (428 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
people and form part of the Serer tumulus of Baol (see also Senegambian stone circles). They are some of the most sacred sites in Serer religion. The Department
Indigitamenta (1,388 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In ancient Roman religion, the indigitamenta were lists of deities kept by the College of Pontiffs to assure that the correct divine names were invoked
Ecotheology (1,419 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ecotheology is a form of constructive theology that focuses on the interrelationships of religion and nature, particularly in the light of environmental
Utukku (451 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The utukku were a type of spirit in Sumerian religion that had escaped the underworld, either by their own power or by being summoned forth by a priest
Kaharingan (1,983 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
Rhea (mythology) (1,430 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
by lions, riding a lion, or on a chariot drawn by two lions. In Roman religion, her counterpart Cybele was Magna Mater deorum Idaea, who was brought to
Asceticism (7,835 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
Census of Ireland, 1911 (772 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
following forms: Form A, which was completed by the head of the family Forms B1, B2, and N, which were completed by the census enumerator Form A, which
Rhea (mythology) (1,430 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
by lions, riding a lion, or on a chariot drawn by two lions. In Roman religion, her counterpart Cybele was Magna Mater deorum Idaea, who was brought to
Acosmism (1,154 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
often traced to Hegel who used it in his discussion of the philosophy of religion, in particular his understanding of pantheism and refutation of the charge
Dionysiakos (101 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
god of Mount Olympus, Dionysus with customs and activities based on the religion in ancient Greece and is one of the most famous worldwide. Greek dances
Frithjof Schuon (3,104 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hindu philosophy of Advaita Vedanta and the author of numerous books on religion and spirituality. He was also a poet and a painter. Schuon was recognized
Provost (religion) (865 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
parish priest in one of the local parishes. Several provstier (prostier) form a Diocese (stift or bispedømme). While the modern spelling is Propst, in
Sikh gurus (224 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
as a minor religion, but developed into a prominent religion over the centuries. No guru comes to start a religion, but religions are formed around the
Ferenc Székely (58 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
who served as Minister of Justice between 1910 and 1917. He also served as interim Minister of Religion and Education in 1910. Magyar Életrajzi Lexikon
Mass (liturgy) (5,267 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The Latin word was adopted in Old English as mæsse (via a Vulgar Latin form *messa), and was sometimes glossed as sendnes (i.e. "a sending, dismission")
Demography of the United Kingdom (4,161 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
stating that they have no religion. In the 2011 Census, rather than select one of the specified religions offered on the Census form, many people chose to
Primus inter pares (2,238 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
ironically or self-deprecatingly by leaders with much higher status as a form of respect, camaraderie, or propaganda. After the fall of the Republic, Roman
Naturalism (philosophy) (3,778 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Belief Net, "What do scientists say" Elaine Ecklund's book "Science versus Religion: What do scientists really think" Kitzmiller trial: testimony of Robert
Balts (1,666 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Germanics, however, preferred some form of "East Sea" (in different languages) until after about 1600, when they began to use forms of "Baltic Sea." Around 1840
Nganga (1,049 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"Nganga". African traditional religions Traditional healers of South Africa Witchdoctor Nganga Kiyangala Congo religion in Cuba African Intellectual Heritage:
Great Architect of the Universe (1,034 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
it is used within Freemasonry to represent deity neutrally (in whatever form, and by whatever name each member may individually believe in). It is also
Saturn (mythology) (3,776 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
Temperance (virtue) (1,393 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
includes restraint from retaliation in the form of non-violence and forgiveness, restraint from arrogance in the form of humility and modesty, restraint from
Fundamental rights in India (5,904 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
expression and various other freedoms in the form of the fundamental rights. All people, irrespective of race, religion, caste or sex, have been given the right
Apostasy (8,590 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
is the formal disaffiliation from, or abandonment or renunciation of a religion by a person. It can also be defined within the broader context of embracing
Ahmadiyya view on Jihad (571 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
promised messiah) rendered Jihad in its military form as inapplicable in the present age since Islam, as a religion, is not being attacked militarily but through
Laïcité (3,521 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
is the principle of separation of church (or religion) and state. Etymologically, laïcité is a noun formed by adding the suffix -ité (English -ity, Latin
Theistic evolution (4,839 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
discussion of the evolution of theism, see Evolutionary psychology of religion. Theistic evolution, theistic evolutionism, or evolutionary creationism
Clerical fascism (1,475 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Political Religions, Vol. 8, N.2, 213-227, June 2007. Berlet, Chip (2005). "Christian Identity: The Apocalyptic Style, Political Religion, Palingenesis
Omniscience (1,596 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Omniscience /ɒmˈnɪʃəns/, mainly in religion, is the capacity to know everything that there is to know. In particular, Dharmic religions (Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism
Sitanath Tattwabhushan (426 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Sen's Brahmo Niketan where he developed an interest in the philosophy of religion. However following the closure of that institute, he joined Alexander Duff's
Census of Ireland, 1911 (772 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
following forms: Form A, which was completed by the head of the family Forms B1, B2, and N, which were completed by the census enumerator Form A, which
List of Roman deities (5,755 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
those who belong to the archaic religion of the Romans dating back to the era of kings, the so-called "religion of Numa," perpetuated or revived over
Tree of life (4,917 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
Daikokuten (505 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of the Seven Lucky Gods (Fukujin). Daikokuten evolved from the Buddhist form of the Indian deity Shiva intertwined with the Shinto god Ōkuninushi. The
Tattvartha Sutra (1,839 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Sutra of Umasvati can be regarded as the main philosophical text of the religion and is recognized as authoritative by all Jains."  Hemacandra; R. C. C
Universal reconciliation (4,616 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
reconciled to God. The doctrine has generally been rejected by Christian religion, which holds to the doctrine of special salvation that only some members
Kokutai (2,438 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Aizawa idealized this divinely-ruled ancient Japan as a form of saisei itchi (祭政一致 "unity of religion and government") or theocracy. For early Japanese Neo-Confucian
Demographics of atheism (9,912 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
anywhere from 2% to 13% of the world's population, whereas people without a religion comprise anywhere from 10% to 22% of the world's population. According
UFO religion (3,468 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A UFO religion is any religion in which the existence of extraterrestrial (ET) entities operating unidentified flying objects (UFOs) are an element of
Society of the Priests of Saint Sulpice (2,802 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Jean-Jacques Olier sent four priests from the Saint-Sulpice seminary in Paris to form the first parish. In 1663, France decided to take royal administration over
Druid (7,724 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
they were prevented by doctrine from recording their knowledge in written form, thus they left no written accounts of themselves. They are however attested
Reincarnation (16,816 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
Enûma Eliš (1,684 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
words). It was recovered by Austen Henry Layard in 1849 (in fragmentary form) in the ruined Library of Ashurbanipal at Nineveh (Mosul, Iraq), and published
Nencatacoa (400 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
god and protector of the mantle makers, artists and festivities in the religion of the Muisca. The Muisca and their confederation were one of the four
Ecotheology (1,419 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ecotheology is a form of constructive theology that focuses on the interrelationships of religion and nature, particularly in the light of environmental
Religious nationalism (1,098 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
aspects: the politicization of religion and the influence of religion on politics. In the former aspect, a shared religion can be seen to contribute to
Greek mythology (10,872 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
significance of their own cult and ritual practices. It was a part of the religion in ancient Greece. Modern scholars refer to and study the myths in an attempt
Renenutet (272 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Renenet) was a goddess of nourishment and the harvest in ancient Egyptian religion. The importance of the harvest caused people to make many offerings to
Iðunn (2,844 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
Hoodoo (folk magic) (2,601 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Hazzard-Donald, Ph.D. discusses what the author calls "the ARC or African Religion Complex which was a collection of eight traits which all the enslaved Africans
Patheos (1,101 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
learning about religions through a reference library and other peer-reviewed resources on 27 global religions and worldviews. In its current form, the site
Indian religions (11,784 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
see The Religion of India: The Sociology of Hinduism and Buddhism. Indian religions, also termed as Dharmic faiths or religions, are the religions that originated
The System of Nature (839 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the System of Nature because the book contained an attack not just on religion, but also on monarchy. D'Holbach's friend Denis Diderot had enthusiastically
Christian punk (1,382 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Christian punk is a form of Christian music and a subgenre of punk rock with some degree of Christian lyrical content. Much disagreement persists about
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
Pacifism (10,854 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(taiping)." The Taiping Jing advocates "a world full of peace". The Lemba religion of southern French Congo, along with its symbolic herb, is named for pacifism :