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Ancient Greek religion (3,367 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
Wicca (11,493 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
reconstructionist spectrum. Several academics have also categorised Wicca as a form of nature religion, a term that is also embraced by many of the faith's practitioners
Apocalypse (1,187 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
humanity or nature. In all contexts, the revealed events usually entail some form of an end time scenario or the end of the world or revelations into divine
Animism (5,608 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
animated and alive. Animism is the world's oldest religion, "Animism predates any form of organized religion and is said to contain the oldest spiritual and
Zoroastrianism (11,141 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"
Secularity (2,035 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
European Enlightenment. Furthermore, since "religion" and "secular" are both Western concepts that were formed under the influence of Christian theology
Hinduism (30,163 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
an Indian religion and dharma, or a way of life, widely practised in the Indian subcontinent. Hinduism has been called the oldest religion in the world
Lingayatism (6,372 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
separate religion, while "others content to be counted as a caste within Hinduism." In March 2018, the Nagamohan Das committee advised "to form a separate
Polytheism (4,568 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Polytheism was the typical form of religion during the Bronze Age and Iron Age up to the Axial Age and the development of Abrahamic religions, the latter of which
Religion (12,377 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
There is no scholarly consensus over what precisely constitutes a religion. It may be defined as a cultural system of designated behaviors and practices
Irreligion (2,817 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(adjective form: non-religious or irreligious) is the absence, indifference, rejection of, or hostility towards religion. Irreligion may include some forms of
Anubis (2,895 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
Atheism (16,876 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
Yoruba religion (2,584 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
adjoining parts of Benin and Togo, commonly known as Yorubaland. Yoruba religion is formed of diverse traditions. It has influenced a host of thriving traditions
Set (deity) (3,321 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
desert, storms, disorder, violence, and foreigners in ancient Egyptian religion. In Ancient Greek, the god's name is given as Sēth (Σήθ). Set had a positive
Islam (20,053 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
monotheistic religion teaching that there is only one God (Allah) and that Muhammad is the messenger of God. It is the world's second-largest religion and the
Scientology (24,076 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
both the typical forms of ceremonial and celebratory worship and its own unique form of spiritual life." Flinn further states that religion requires "beliefs
Losing My Religion (2,578 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
awards: one for Best Alternative Music Album and two for "Losing My Religion", Best Short Form Music Video and Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal
Judaism (20,709 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"Judah"; via Latin and Greek) is the religion of the Jewish people. It is an ancient, monotheistic, Abrahamic religion with the Torah as its foundational
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
Vattisen Yaly (979 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
Chinese folk religion (20,983 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
Taoism (9,127 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%
Monotheism (10,532 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
adherents of the Abrahamic religions consider themselves to be monotheists, some in Judaism do not consider Christianity to be a pure form of monotheism (due
Modern Paganism (11,494 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
Venus (mythology) (6,510 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
adjectival form *venes-no-: William W. Skeat ibid. s.v. "venom" Staples, Ariadne, From Good Goddess to vestal virgins: sex and category in Roman religion, Routledge
Theocracy (4,922 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
adherents, yet no form of civil marriage (free of religion, for atheists, for example) exists nor marriage by non-recognized minority religions. Following
Celtic mythology (2,362 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Celtic mythology is the mythology of Celtic polytheism, the religion of the Iron Age Celts. Like other Iron Age Europeans, the early Celts maintained a
Rhea (mythology) (1,326 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Martin Persson (1 January 1950). "The Minoan-Mycenaean Religion and Its Survival in Greek Religion". Biblo & Tannen Publishers – via Google Books.  "Rhea
Religion in pre-Islamic Arabia (9,126 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
Magic (paranormal) (10,472 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
used in the study of religion and the social sciences to define various practices and ideas considered separate from both religion and science. The category
Ritual (6,543 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
New Age (17,419 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
movement (NRM); while the psychologist describes it as a form of narcissism." — Scholar of religion Daren Kemp, 2004. The New Age phenomenon has proved
Historical Vedic religion (5,026 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The historical Vedic religion (also known as Vedism, Brahmanism, Vedic Brahmanism, and ancient Hinduism) was the religion of the Indo-Aryans of northern
Incarnation (1,686 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
attributes of God onto this material world. Buddhism is a non-theistic religion, it denies the concept of a creator god or any incarnation of a creator
Pantheism (5,675 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
Freemasonry (9,160 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)
Hermes (6,790 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hermes (/ˈhɜːrmiːz/; Greek: Ἑρμῆς) is an Olympian god in Greek religion and mythology, the son of Zeus and the Pleiad Maia, and the second youngest of
Yahweh (5,649 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Van der Toorn, Karel (1996). Family Religion in Babylonia, Ugarit and Israel: Continuity and Changes in the Forms of Religious Life. BRILL. ISBN 9004104100
Æsir (3,119 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
ásynja, plural ásynjur) is a member of the principal pantheon in Norse religion. This pantheon includes Odin, Frigg, Thor, Baldr and Týr. The second pantheon
Isis (15,266 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Isis was a major goddess in ancient Egyptian religion whose worship spread throughout the Greco-Roman world. Isis was first mentioned in the Old Kingdom
Religion in Montenegro (726 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
Ancient Egyptian religion (9,671 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ancient Egyptian religion was a complex system of polytheistic beliefs and rituals which were an integral part of ancient Egyptian society. It centered
God (10,312 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
who disbelieves in every form of deity, not just the God of traditional Western theology." Boyer, Pascal (2001). Religion Explained,. New York: Basic
Republic (8,299 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A republic (Latin: res publica) is a form of government in which the country is considered a "public matter", not the private concern or property of the
Protestantism (21,152 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
Greek mythology (10,808 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
East Asian religions (2,678 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
study of comparative religion, the East Asian religions form a subset of the Eastern religions. This group includes Chinese religion overall, which further
Minister (Christianity) (4,410 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
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
Vietnamese folk religion (2,886 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
Minister (Christianity) (4,410 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
LaVeyan Satanism (10,036 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
LaVeyan Satanism is a religion founded in 1966 by the American occultist and author Anton Szandor LaVey. Scholars of religion have classified it as a
Balinese Hinduism (2,207 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
century BC. It was gradually replaced by Buddhism, which was the main religion of Sumatra and Java, until it in turn was displaced by the coming of Islam
Divination (3,207 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
for personal purposes. Particular divination methods vary by culture and religion. Divination is dismissed by the scientific community and skeptics as being
Great Britain (6,647 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
2010.  Retrieved on 17 October 2011. "Analysis of Religion in the 2001 Census – Current Religion in Scotland". Scotland.gov.uk. Retrieved 15 August 2011
Theories about religions (5,499 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
anthropological theories about religion (or theories of religion) generally attempt to explain the origin and function of religion. These theories define what
Religion in Kiribati (823 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
by `Abdu'l-Bahá, then head of the religion, that Bahá'ís should take the religion to the Gilbert Islands which form part of modern Kiribati. The first
Incumbent (ecclesiastical) (869 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
services. In church law, the duties were spiritual ("spiritualities") and some form of assets to generate revenue (the "temporalities") were permanently linked
Special Marriage Act, 1954 (708 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
provide a special form of marriage for the people of India and all Indian nationals in foreign countries, irrespective of the religion or faith followed
Creation myth (3,830 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
Divinity (2,455 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In religion, divinity or godhead is the state of things that are believed to come from a supernatural power or deity, such as a god, supreme being, creator
Good (1,664 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of evil. The concept is of interest in the study of morality, ethics, religion and philosophy, and the specific meaning and etiology of the term and its
Origins of Judaism (3,403 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
modern-day religion of Judaism, see Origins of Rabbinic Judaism. The origins of Judaism lie in the Bronze Age polytheistic Ancient Semitic religions, specifically
Zoomorphism (605 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
Ekasarana Dharma (2,821 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Dharma (Assamese এক শৰণ ধৰ্ম; literally: 'Shelter-in-One religion') is a panentheistic form of Hinduism founded and propagated by Srimanta Sankardeva
Norse mythology (3,658 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
9122020071(v. 2). Turville-Petre, E O Gabriel (1964). Myth and Religion of the North: The Religion of Ancient Scandinavia. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. Reprinted
Christianity (22,284 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Christianity is an Abrahamic monotheistic religion based on the life, teachings, and miracles of Jesus of Nazareth, known by Christians as the Christ,
Invocation (1,381 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
pre-established form or with the invoker's own words or actions. An example of a pre-established text for an invocation is the Lord's Prayer. All religions in general
Bahá'í Faith (10,368 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(/bəˈhɑːiː, -ˈhaɪ/; Persian: بهائی‎ Bahā'i) is a religion teaching the essential worth of all religions, and the unity and equality of all people. Established
Satanism (11,219 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
religious studies scholars have described LaVey's Satanism as a form of "self-religion" or "self-spirituality", with religious studies scholar Amina Olander
Ancient Egyptian concept of the soul (3,331 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ancient Egypt was a place ruled by magic and religion. According to Egyptian creation stories, the god Atum created the world out of chaos, utilizing his
Ifá (1,042 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
Ra (2,625 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
24th centuries BC, he had become one of the most important gods in ancient Egyptian religion, identified primarily with the noon sun. In later Egyptian dynastic times
Pan (god) (4,348 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
In ancient Greek religion and mythology, Pan (/pæn/; Ancient Greek: Πάν, Pan) is the god of the wild, shepherds and flocks, nature of mountain wilds, rustic
Confucianism (11,230 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
Heaven (7,745 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
Proselytism (2,802 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
/ˈprɒsəlɪˌtɪzəm/ is the act of attempting to convert people to another religion or opinion. The word proselytize is derived from the Greek language prefix
Deism (10,044 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the World Union of Deists) was formed in an effort to extend the legal rights and privileges of more traditional religions to Deists while maintaining an
Madhya Pradesh (5,981 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Affairs. 15 July 2015. p. 64. Retrieved 15 February 2018.  "Madhya Pradesh Religion Census 2011". Office of the Registrar General and Census Commissioner,
Hindutva (4,599 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
Ghost Dance (3,343 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 Native American peoples since prehistoric times
Revelation (5,275 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In religion and theology, revelation is the revealing or disclosing of some form of truth or knowledge through communication with a deity or other supernatural
Ancient Egyptian deities (12,004 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
Zeus (5,949 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Greek: Ζεύς, Zeús [zdeǔ̯s]) is the sky and thunder god in ancient Greek religion, who rules as king of the gods of Mount Olympus. His name is cognate with
Religious organization (745 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
conducted. For this reason, there generally exist religion-supporting organizations, which are some form of organization that manage: the upkeep of places
Psychopomp (593 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"guide of souls") are creatures, spirits, angels, or deities in many religions whose responsibility is to escort newly deceased souls from Earth to the
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
Greco-Roman mysteries (1,325 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
public. Mystery religions formed one of three types of Hellenistic religion, the others being the imperial cult, or the ethnic religion particular to a
Mother goddess (3,118 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
chthonian religion, whether it invokes Demeter or is embodied by an equivalent goddess” (Bachofen, 88). Bachofen believed that the matriarchal form of social
Buddhism (25,056 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Buddhism (/ˈbʊdɪzəm, ˈbuː-/) is a religion and dharma that encompasses a variety of traditions, beliefs and spiritual practices largely based on original
Comparative religion (2,264 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of religion yields a deeper understanding of the fundamental philosophical concerns of religion such as ethics, metaphysics, and the nature and form of
Mythology (5,940 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Forms of Folklore: Prose Narratives. University of California.  Bowker, John (2005). "Euhemerism". The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions.
Telangana (6,548 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Thousand Pillar Temple. There are religious worship centers of different religions in the state. These include Muslim worship destinations such as Makkah
Kapu (871 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The kapu system was universal in lifestyle, gender roles, politics and religion. An offense that was kapu was often a capital offense, but also often denoted
Mars (mythology) (10,344 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
In ancient Roman religion and myth, Mars (Latin: Mārs, [maːrs]) was the god of war and also an agricultural guardian, a combination characteristic of early
Dualistic cosmology (3,710 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
covers a diversity of views from various religions, including both traditional religions and scriptural religions. Moral dualism is the belief of the great
Prayer (10,607 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
that the earliest intelligent modern humans practiced a form of prayer. Today, most major religions involve prayer in one way or another; some ritualize
Dravidian folk religion (2,823 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
Assyria (15,807 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
movements also emerged in the form of gnostic sects such as Mandeanism, as well as the now extinct Manichean religion. In 226, Assyria was largely
Jedi census phenomenon (2,694 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
that determines a religion per definition of the ABS, but there would need to be a belief system or philosophy as well as some form of institutional or
Secular humanism (7,237 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
Polygamy (10,872 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Celtic pagan religions accept the practice of polygamy to varying degrees, though how widespread the practice is within these religions is unknown.
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
Religious fanaticism (1,490 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 Japan (6,388 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion in Japan is dominated by Shinto (the ethnic religion of the Japanese people) and by Buddhism. According to surveys carried out in 2006 and 2008
Secularism in India (3,989 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
Zulu people (1,498 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
belief system of ancestor worship in parallel with their Christianity. Zulu religion includes belief in a creator God (uNkulunkulu) who is above interacting
Zoophilia (10,224 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
Ancient Canaanite religion (3,434 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
Yazidis (11,516 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ezidkhan) who are strictly endogamous. Their religion, Yazidism, is linked to ancient Mesopotamian religions and combines aspects of Zoroastrianism, Islam
Sikhism (18,252 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
from Sikh, meaning a "disciple", or a "learner"), is a monotheistic religion that originated in the Punjab region of the Indian subcontinent about the
Anglican Diocese of Peterborough (580 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
which was founded as a monastery in AD 655 and re-built in its present form between 1118 and 1238. Founded at the Dissolution of the Monasteries in
Émile Durkheim (9,532 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
Religious censorship (3,175 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
Scientism (4,009 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
Ardhanarishvara (4,496 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ardhanarishwara (Sanskrit: अर्धनारीश्वर, Ardhanārīśwara) is a composite androgynous form of the Hindu God Shiva and his consort Parvati (also known as Devi, Shakti
Evolutionary origin of religions (4,810 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
verbal, since the sacred truths have to be stated. If so, religion, at least in its modern form, cannot pre-date the emergence of language. It has been
Heathenry (new religious movement) (14,507 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Heathenry, also termed Heathenism or Germanic Neopaganism, is a modern Pagan religion. Scholars of religious studies classify Heathenry as a new religious movement
Mithraism (20,454 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
mystery religion centered around the god Mithras that was practised in the Roman Empire from about the 1st to the 4th century CE. The religion was inspired
Jainism (19,735 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(/ˈdʒeɪnɪzəm/), traditionally known as Jain Dharma, is an ancient Indian religion. Followers of Jainism are called "Jains", a word derived from the Sanskrit
Shinto (9,757 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Shinto (神道, Shintō) or kami-no-michi (among other names) is the traditional religion of Japan that focuses on ritual practices to be carried out diligently
Religion in Gabon (558 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Major religions practised in Gabon include Christianity (Roman Catholicism and Protestantism), Islam, and traditional indigenous religious beliefs. Many
Five Pillars of Islam (2,044 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
al-Islām أركان الإسلام; also arkān al-dīn أركان الدين "pillars of the religion") are five basic acts in Islam, considered mandatory by believers and are
Ancient Mesopotamian religion (6,693 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
Priest (6,065 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(feminine) is a religious leader authorized to perform the sacred rituals of a religion, especially as a mediatory agent between humans and one or more deities
Sequence (musical form) (1,128 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
Faith (5,756 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In the context of religion, one can define faith as confidence or trust in a particular system of religious belief, within which faith may equate to confidence
Sam Harris (4,347 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
He published a long-form essay Lying in 2011, the short book Free Will in 2012, Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion in 2014 and, with British
Oracle (2,889 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
predictions or precognition of the future, inspired by the god. As such it is a form of divination. The word oracle comes from the Latin verb ōrāre, "to speak"
Picts (6,293 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
by some sources, gradually merged with the Gaelic kingdom of Dál Riata to form the Kingdom of Alba (Scotland). Alba then expanded, absorbing the Brittonic
Demeter (4,503 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In ancient Greek religion and mythology, Demeter (/dɪˈmiːtər/; Attic: Δημήτηρ Dēmḗtēr, pronounced [dɛːmɛ́ːtɛːr]; Doric: Δαμάτηρ Dāmā́tēr) is the goddess
Republicanism (6,904 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Collatinus. This form of government in the Roman state collapsed in the latter part of the 1st century BCE, giving way to what was a monarchy in form, if not in
Gnosticism (13,751 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
be among the oldest of the Gnostic thought forms. These movements are considered by most to be religions in their own right, and are not emanations from
Religion in ancient Rome (18,188 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion in Ancient Rome includes the ancestral ethnic religion of the city of Rome that the Romans used to define themselves as a people, as well as
Stregheria (1,900 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
pre-Christian form. Grimassi describes the roots of Stregheria as a syncretic offshoot of Etruscan religion that later blended with "Tuscan peasant religion", medieval
Old Norse religion (12,667 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Old Norse religion developed from early Germanic religion during the Proto-Norse period, when the North Germanic people separated into a distinct branch
Romuva (religion) (2,029 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Romuva is a modern reinstitution of the traditional ethnic religion of the Baltic peoples, reviving the ancient religious practices of the Lithuanians
Religion in Cuba (2,722 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
Temple of Artemis (3,834 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
as the Temple of Diana, was a Greek temple dedicated to an ancient, local form of the goddess Artemis. It was located in Ephesus (near the modern town of
Kirat Mundhum (916 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Mundhum), also called Kiratism or Kirantism or simply Mundhum, is the religion of the Nepali tribes: Limbu, Rai, Sunuwar and Yakkha peoples of Nepal,
Religion in Scotland (6,189 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
Separation of church and state (13,801 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Denmark and the United Kingdom, maintain a form of constitutional recognition of an official state religion. The philosophy of the separation of the church
Nation (3,038 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
nationalism. He also claims that a nation is not formed on the basis of dynasty, language, religion, geography, or shared interests. Rather, "A nation
Ornithomancy (753 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of ornithomancy by priests called augurs was a branch of Roman national religion from before the founding of the city, which had its own priestly college
Armenian mythology (2,001 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 (religion) (4,535 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Confession, in many religions, is the acknowledgment of one's sins (sinfulness) or wrongs. Buddhism has been from its inception primarily a tradition
Psychology of religion (10,655 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
its surroundings, and record its findings and hypotheses. Thus, religion is only a form of that search for knowledge, within which humans record various
Libation (3,412 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
Religious symbol (325 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
representation intended to represent a specific religion, or a specific concept within a given religion. Religious symbols have been used in the military
Kalash people (6,938 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
ethnoreligious community, practising a religion which some scholars characterise as a form of animism, and other academics as "a form of ancient Hinduism". The neighbouring
Encyclical (896 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
primates, archbishops and bishops who are in communion with the Holy See. The form of the address can vary widely, and may concern bishops in a particular area
Religion in Bulgaria (1,401 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion in Bulgaria has been dominated by Christianity since its adoption as the state religion in 865. The dominant form of the religion is Eastern Orthodox
Picts (6,293 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
by some sources, gradually merged with the Gaelic kingdom of Dál Riata to form the Kingdom of Alba (Scotland). Alba then expanded, absorbing the Brittonic
Demeter (4,503 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In ancient Greek religion and mythology, Demeter (/dɪˈmiːtər/; Attic: Δημήτηρ Dēmḗtēr, pronounced [dɛːmɛ́ːtɛːr]; Doric: Δαμάτηρ Dāmā́tēr) is the goddess
Max Weber (14,169 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
Prophets and messengers in Islam (3,795 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
Japanese people (3,762 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Japanese religion has traditionally been syncretic in nature, combining elements of Buddhism and Shinto (Shinbutsu-shūgō). Shinto, a polytheistic religion with
Demography of Cornwall (424 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
following results were given for religion. Christian: 59.8% No religion: 30.31% Religion not stated: 8.52% Other religion: 0.69% Buddhist: 0.32% Muslim:
Buddhism in Russia (619 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
early 17th century. Buddhism is considered as one of Russia's traditional religions, legally a part of Russian historical heritage. Besides the historical
Ares (3,519 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
people was given a more important and dignified place in ancient Roman religion as a guardian deity. During the Hellenization of Latin literature, the
Religion in Haiti (1,701 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
influenced through syncretism. A common syncretic religion is Vodou, which combined the West African religions of the African slaves with Catholicism and some
Kamidana (462 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
Reductionism (4,741 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
Amulet (3,191 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
luck are typically part of folk religion or paganism, whereas amulets or sacred objects of formalised mainstream religion as in Christianity are believed
Establishment Clause (3,899 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Establishment Clause together with the Free Exercise Clause form the constitutional right of freedom of religion that is protected by the First Amendment to the United
Religion in Gabon (558 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Major religions practised in Gabon include Christianity (Roman Catholicism and Protestantism), Islam, and traditional indigenous religious beliefs. Many
Asura (3,862 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
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
Idolatry (11,671 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"idol", also known as a cult image, in the form of a physical image, such as a statue or icon. In Abrahamic religions, namely Christianity, Islam and Judaism
Muslim (3,456 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
مُسلِم‎) is someone who follows or practices Islam, a monotheistic Abrahamic religion. Muslims consider the Quran, their holy book, to be the verbatim word of
Calvinism (11,864 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
generation of Reformed theologians. Calvin's Institutes of the Christian Religion (1536–59) was one of the most influential theologies of the era. Toward
Interpretatio graeca (1,641 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
myths are used to interpret or attempt to understand the mythology and religion of other cultures. It is thus a comparative methodology that looks for
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
Glossary of ancient Roman religion (34,499 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
Greek primordial deities (908 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
2016-01-21.  Clay, Jenny Strauss (2006-05-26). The Politics of Olympus: Form and Meaning in the Major Homeric Hymns (2 ed.). London: Bristol Classical
Me (498 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
in Sumerian religion Methodist Episcopal Church, the first Methodist denomination founded in the United States Me (메), an honorific form of bap, Korean
Marxism and religion (3,148 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
working classes false hope for millennia. At the same time, Marx saw religion as a form of protest by the working classes against their poor economic conditions
Romuva (religion) (2,029 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Romuva is a modern reinstitution of the traditional ethnic religion of the Baltic peoples, reviving the ancient religious practices of the Lithuanians
Marapu (945 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Marapu religion (also known as Marafu in Sumba) is a form of ancestral religion that is practiced mainly in the island of Sumba in Indonesia. Marapu
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
Blasphemy (3,901 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
sacred things, or toward something considered sacred or inviolable. Some religions consider blasphemy to be a religious crime. As of 2012, anti-blasphemy
Places of Worship Registration Act 1855 (1,530 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
Hermaphroditus (2,277 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
təs/ ( listen) (Ancient Greek: Ἑρμαφρόδιτος; meaning: "Aphroditus in the form of a herm") was the son of Aphrodite and Hermes. According to Ovid, he was
Religious pluralism (7,660 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
Belief (7,946 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
where we live. Most individuals believe the religion they were taught in childhood. Charismatic leaders can form and/or modify beliefs (even if those beliefs
Supernatural (5,109 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
proposed over several millennia. In religion and theology, revelation is the revealing or disclosing of some form of truth or knowledge through communication
Aretalogy (332 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
ἀρετή (aretḗ, “virtue”) + -logy, is a form of sacred biography where a deity's attributes are listed, in the form of poem or text, in the first person
Secularization (3,876 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
Criticism of religion (13,146 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Criticism of religion is criticism of the ideas, the truth, or the practice of religion, including its political and social implications. Historical records
Tutelary deity (1,386 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
guard and preserve a place or a person are fundamental to ancient Roman religion. The tutelary deity of a man was his Genius, or that of a woman her Juno
Civil and political rights (2,478 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
affiliation, ethnicity, religion, and disability; and individual rights such as privacy and the freedoms of thought, speech, religion, press, assembly, and
Salvation (4,011 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
Chinese Manichaeism (307 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Chinese Manichaeism is the form of Manichaeism (摩尼教 Móníjiào or 明教 Míngjiào, "bright religion") transmitted and practiced in China. Chinese Manichaeism
David Hume (17,535 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
Aruba (4,769 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
often called the Dutch Caribbean. Aruba is one of the four countries that form the Kingdom of the Netherlands, along with the Netherlands, Curaçao, and
Monarchy (5,038 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
Schism (2,657 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
Christian libertarianism (450 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
with other libertarians, what is prohibited by law is limited to various forms of assault, theft, and fraud. Other actions that are forbidden by Christianity
Civil and political rights (2,478 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
affiliation, ethnicity, religion, and disability; and individual rights such as privacy and the freedoms of thought, speech, religion, press, assembly, and
State religion (9,741 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A state religion (also called an established religion or official religion) is a religious body or creed officially endorsed by the state. A state with
Abrahamic religions (17,222 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Abrahamic religions, also referred to collectively as Abrahamism, are a group of Semitic-originated religious communities of faith that claim descent
Jupiter (mythology) (18,897 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
and king of the gods in Ancient Roman religion and mythology. Jupiter was the chief deity of Roman state religion throughout the Republican and Imperial
Tiamat (2,037 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In the religion of ancient Babylon, Tiamat (Akkadian: 𒀭𒋾𒊩𒆳 DTI.AMAT or 𒀭𒌓𒌈 DTAM.TUM, Greek: Θαλάττη Thaláttē) is a primordial goddess of the salt
West Africa (5,727 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
populations of this region, and include Akan religion, Yoruba religion, Odinani, and Serer religion. They are spiritual but also linked to the historical and
Temple (3,149 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
The Five Ks (1,176 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
Places of Worship Registration Act 1855 (1,530 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
Muslim world (10,310 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
unified Islamic community (Ummah), consisting of all those who adhere to the religion of Islam, or to societies where Islam is practiced. In a modern geopolitical
Chinese Manichaeism (307 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Chinese Manichaeism is the form of Manichaeism (摩尼教 Móníjiào or 明教 Míngjiào, "bright religion") transmitted and practiced in China. Chinese Manichaeism
Islam in Mauritius (1,165 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
became independent in 1968 and no official religion is defined in the constitution nor does any religion dominate. Christians make up about a third of
Palo (religion) (1,259 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
the fact that the Kingdom of the Kongo adapted the Catholic religion and created a form of Kongo-Catholicism as early as the 15th century. Iconography
Religion in Qatar (693 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
population, 0.7% follow other religions and 0.9% are unaffiliated to any religion, Qatar is also home to numerous other religions mostly from the Middle East
Andhra Pradesh (9,213 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
June 2014, the north-western portion of Andhra Pradesh was separated to form a new state of Telangana. Andhra Pradesh's longtime capital, Hyderabad, was
Schism (2,657 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
Human (19,036 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
size, establishing various forms of government, religion, and culture around the world, unifying people within regions to form states and empires. The rapid
List of Mycenaean deities (4,094 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the Linear B syllabary, along with some reconstructions and equivalent forms in later Greek. Anemoi - attested through *Anemohiereia or *Anemon Hiereia
Supreme Being (392 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
Aretalogy (332 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
ἀρετή (aretḗ, “virtue”) + -logy, is a form of sacred biography where a deity's attributes are listed, in the form of poem or text, in the first person
Shed (deity) (384 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
attempts by Akhenaten to proscribe the ancient religion of Egypt. Shed has also been viewed as a form of the Canaanite god Resheph. Shed can be depicted
Basava (2,973 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
as Worship in Vīraśaiva Tradition, Journal of the American Academy of Religion, Vol. 50, No. 4, pages 605–606 Edward Rice (1982), A History of Kannada
Freedom of religion in India (2,882 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
Commodity fetishism (6,592 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
Yazdânism (2,582 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
native religion of the Kurds. The term was introduced by Kurdish scholar Mehrdad Izady to represent what he considers the "original" religion of the Kurds
Kulam (589 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Kulam or "Pagkukulam" is a form of folk magic, specifically natural magic, practiced in the Philippines. It puts emphasis on the innate power of the self
Mass (liturgy) (5,413 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
a term used to describe the main eucharistic liturgical service in many forms of Western Christianity. The term mass is commonly used in the Catholic
Religion in the Netherlands (7,010 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion in the Netherlands was predominantly Christianity between the 10th and until the late 20th century; in the mid-20th century roughly 60% of the
Covenant (biblical) (2,745 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 Lebanon (1,082 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Lebanon has several different main religions. The country has the most religiously diverse society of all states within the Middle East, comprising 18
Worship (2,021 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
extends this argument to suggest that religion and worship is a process whereby society worships itself, as a form of self-valorization and self-preservation
Goddess (4,021 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
historical rise of monotheism in the Mediterranean Axis Age. Polytheist religions, including Polytheistic reconstructionists, honour multiple goddesses
Religion in China (34,827 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the spiritual world, a heritage that survives in some modern forms of Chinese religion. Ancient shamanism is especially connected to ancient Neolithic
Mawla (749 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
Bon (2,524 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Bön (Tibetan: བོན་, Wylie: bon, Lhasa dialect IPA: pʰø̃̀), is a Tibetan religion, which self-identifies as distinct from Tibetan Buddhism, although it shares
Indo-Aryan peoples (970 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
speakers of Indo-Aryan languages, most of them native to South Asia, where they form the majority. Some of the theories proposed in the 20th century for the
Religion in the United States (10,898 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
state-endorsed religion. However, some states had established religions in some form until the 1830s. Modeling the provisions concerning religion within the
Haitian Vodou (7,535 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Vodoun /ˈvoʊduːn/, Vodu /ˈvoʊduː/, or Vaudoux /ˈvoʊduː/) is a syncretic religion practiced chiefly in Haiti and the Haitian diaspora. Practitioners are
Sect (1,682 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(the feminine form of the past participle of the verb secare, to cut), as though sects were scissions cast aside from the mainstream religion. There are
Mixtec (1,484 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
currently inhabit the Pacific slope of Oaxaca and Guerrero. The Mixtec languages form a major branch of the Otomanguean language family. In pre-Columbian times
Parody religion (1,296 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
Cosmological argument (3,491 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
Kitáb-i-Aqdas (3,081 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
central book of the Bahá'í Faith written by Bahá'u'lláh, the founder of the religion, in 1873. The work was written in Arabic under the Arabic title al-Kitābu
Zapotec civilization (2,593 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Zapotec left archaeological evidence at the ancient city of Monte Albán in the form of buildings, ball courts, magnificent tombs and grave goods including finely
Thelema (7,090 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
derived from Western esotericism. While it is most often regarded as a religion—a new religious movement in particular — it is also referred to as a philosophy
Hades (4,793 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Modern linguists have proposed the Proto-Greek form *Awides ("unseen"). The earliest attested form is Aḯdēs (Ἀΐδης), which lacks the proposed digamma
Sacred (2,575 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
virtues, and identifies it with the virtue of religion, but with this difference that, whereas religion is the virtue whereby one offers God due service
Anguilla (4,426 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Stabilisation Levy", Anguilla's first form of income tax. The name Anguilla is an anglicised or latinate form of earlier Spanish anguila meaning "eel"
Anthropomorphism (6,477 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
predict their movements. In religion and mythology, anthropomorphism is the perception of a divine being or beings in human form, or the recognition of human
Church of England Assembly (Powers) Act 1919 (728 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Church Assembly set up the local Parochial Church Councils which ever since form the base of the Church's representative system. The Act creates an Ecclesiastical
Druwi (374 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
from Romuva, and that Romuva could be considered as a specific form of Druwi. The religion is primarily represented institutionally by the "Kurono Academy
French Wars of Religion (9,339 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The French Wars of Religion refers to a prolonged period of war and popular unrest between Roman Catholics and Huguenots (Reformed/Calvinist Protestants)
Anarchism and religion (2,779 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
Edict of Milan (1,466 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Christianity a legal status, but did not make Christianity the official religion of the Roman empire; this took place under Emperor Theodosius I in 380
Religion in Turkey (5,666 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
Proto-Indo-European religion (6,086 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Proto-Indo-European religion is the belief system adhered to by the Proto-Indo-Europeans. Although this belief system is not directly attested, it has
Religion in Fiji (5,127 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
being either Hindu or Muslim. Aboriginal Fijian religion could be classified in modern terms as forms of animism or shamanism, traditions utilizing various
Invisible Pink Unicorn (1,486 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
List of lunar deities (979 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the culture, but they are often related. Some form of moon worship can be found in most ancient religions. The monthly cycle of the moon, in contrast
Sectarianism (4,555 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
people of different religions live in close proximity to each other, religious sectarianism can often be found in varying forms and degrees. In some
Chinese mythology (3,458 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
myths. Along with Chinese folklore, Chinese mythology forms an important part of Chinese folk religion. Chinese mythology includes creation myths and legends
Human rights (15,364 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
print, in the form of art, or through any other media of his choice". Everyone has the right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion; this right
Golden Rule (7,741 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 and is often considered the central tenet
Hinduism in India (1,742 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
Uttarakhand (7,964 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
College Research Institute. 53: 343–348. JSTOR 42936456.  "Population by religion community - 2011". Census of India, 2011. The Registrar General & Census
Freedom of thought (1,139 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
State of Palestine (7,890 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
and instead decided to incorporate the West Bank with its own territory to form Jordan. The annexation was ratified in 1950 but was rejected by the international
Chhattisgarh (8,174 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
Mongolian shamanism (2,299 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
State Shinto (4,122 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
Interpretatio Christiana (1,499 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
Negative and positive atheism (1,118 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
none. Positive atheism, also called strong atheism and hard atheism, is the form of atheism that additionally asserts that no deities exist. The terms "negative
Roman Empire (32,691 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
Doctor of Ministry (229 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
professional doctorate which may be earned by a minister of religion while concurrently engaged in some form of ministry. Under Association of Theological Schools
Connexionalism (495 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Methodism became a separate church, this structure of connexions came to form a new system of polity, separate from episcopal polity. Connexional polity
Timeline of religion (5,725 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
Orthopraxy (2,221 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,
Evangelicalism (10,465 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
that preceded and influenced the later evangelical revivals. According to religion scholar, social activist, and politician Randall Balmer, Evangelicalism
Sociological classifications of religious movements (2,995 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
Roman temple (4,326 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
Mana (2,410 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
mana in the form of a spell which can be addressed by magic. Although Marett postulates an earlier pre-animistic phase, a "rudimentary religion" or "magico-religious"
Progressive (362 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Islam Progressive Judaism, a major denomination within Judaism Progressive religion, a religious tradition which embraces theological diversity Progressive
Yarsanism (3,295 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Yarsan, Persian: اهل حق‬‎ Ahl-e Haqq "People of Truth") is a syncretic religion founded by Sultan Sahak in the late 14th century in western Iran. The total
Relationship between religion and science (19,214 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 ( from around 700 BC ), addressed by philosophers,
Agnostic atheism (1,855 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
Diana (mythology) (5,509 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
into a particular subset of celestial gods, referred to in histories of religion as frame gods. Such gods, while keeping the original features of celestial
Buddhist devotion (8,059 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
'faithful adherence to the [Buddhist] religion', but in later texts, the term develops the meaning of an advanced form of devotion. Apart from these terms
United Kingdom Census 2001 (2,076 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
religion on a separate response sheet, whose completion was not compulsory, the 2001 census was the first in Great Britain to ask about the religion of
Native American religion (3,033 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Native American religions are the spiritual practices of the indigenous peoples of the Americas. This article focuses on Native North Americans. Traditional
Religion in India (8,394 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion in India is characterised by a diversity of religious beliefs and practices. India is a secular state by the 42nd amendment to the Constitution
Canonical (523 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Canonical one-form, a special 1-form defined on the cotangent bundle T*M of a manifold M Canonical symplectic form, the exterior derivative of this form Canonical
Church of England (10,987 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
16th-century Protestant Reformation, in particular in the Thirty-Nine Articles of Religion and the Book of Common Prayer. In the earlier phase of the English Reformation
Sunday school (2,165 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
Transcendence (religion) (2,614 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
In religion, transcendence refers to the aspect of a god's nature and power which is wholly independent of the material universe, beyond all known physical
Holy Spirit (2,632 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
understood differently among the Abrahamic religions. The term is also used to describe aspects of other religions and belief structures. The word "Spirit"
Asceticism (8,100 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
Secular liberalism (788 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
Buddhism in Myanmar (4,568 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
Herma (1,049 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
appropriate height. The form originated in Ancient Greece, and was adopted by the Romans, and revived at the Renaissance in the form of term figures and Atlantes
Shunning (2,743 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
Thirty-nine Articles (3,542 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Thirty-nine Articles of Religion (commonly abbreviated as the Thirty-nine Articles or the XXXIX Articles) are the historically defining statements
History of the Jews in Indonesia (773 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
17 must carry a KTP, which includes the holder's religion and Indonesia only recognizes six religions: Islam, (non-Catholic) Christianity, Catholicism
Carl Jung (11,469 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
had "taken the place of God"—making it comparable to a religion in which "state slavery is a form of worship". Jung observed that "stage acts of [the] state"
Witchcraft (18,869 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
been present or central at various times and in many diverse forms among cultures and religions worldwide, including both "primitive" and "highly advanced"
Benben (540 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
god Atum settled in the creation story of the Heliopolitan form of Ancient Egyptian religion. The Benben stone (also known as a pyramidion) is the top
Religion in Cameroon (583 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
Secular religion (3,040 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
Negative and positive atheism (1,118 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
none. Positive atheism, also called strong atheism and hard atheism, is the form of atheism that additionally asserts that no deities exist. The terms "negative
Hittite mythology and religion (2,977 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
Horse worship (946 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
Agnostic atheism (1,855 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
Aten (2,713 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
Roman temple (4,326 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
Celtic polytheism (5,603 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
evidence for Celtic religion than for any other example of Celtic life. The only problem is to assemble it in a systematic form which does not too greatly
Relationship between religion and science (19,214 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 ( from around 700 BC ), addressed by philosophers,
Sacrilege (1,207 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
meaning, including verbal offences against religion and undignified treatment of sacred objects. Most ancient religions have a concept analogous to sacrilege
Religion in India (8,394 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion in India is characterised by a diversity of religious beliefs and practices. India is a secular state by the 42nd amendment to the Constitution
Holy Spirit (2,632 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
understood differently among the Abrahamic religions. The term is also used to describe aspects of other religions and belief structures. The word "Spirit"
Hajji (746 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Omo becomes Hajji Joshua Omo. "Hadži" is also used in Christian Orthodox religion for people who go on pilgrimage to the grave of Christ in Jerusalem. It
Connexionalism (495 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Methodism became a separate church, this structure of connexions came to form a new system of polity, separate from episcopal polity. Connexional polity
Aphrodite (12,370 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
classical scholars had a general aversion to the idea that ancient Greek religion was at all influenced by the cultures of the Near East, but, even Friedrich
Hegelianism (3,069 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
all truth under the form of reason. Whatever truth there is in art and in religion is contained in philosophy, in a higher form, and free from all limitations
Identity politics (3,433 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
social organizations. Examples include social organizations based on age, religion, social class or caste, culture, dialect, disability, education, ethnicity
Druid (7,610 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
have been prevented by doctrine from recording their knowledge in written form, thus they left no written accounts of themselves. They are however attested
Garden (2,150 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
Political hip hop (3,224 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
in the 1980s as a way of turning rap music into a call for action and a form of social activism. Inspired by 1970s political preachers such as The Last
Mana (2,410 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
mana in the form of a spell which can be addressed by magic. Although Marett postulates an earlier pre-animistic phase, a "rudimentary religion" or "magico-religious"
Doctor of Ministry (229 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
professional doctorate which may be earned by a minister of religion while concurrently engaged in some form of ministry. Under Association of Theological Schools
Punjabi folk religion (1,845 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
Divine command theory (4,058 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
New Hampshire (9,761 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
hero John Stark, editor Horace Greeley, founder of the Christian Science religion Mary Baker Eddy, poet Robert Frost, astronaut Alan Shepard, rock musician
Tibetan Muslims (690 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
Lacto vegetarianism (637 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
is considered synonymous to vegetarian, while eating eggs is considered a form of non-vegetarian diet. The concept and practice of lacto-vegetarianism among
Sunday school (2,165 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
I Ching (5,289 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
text read throughout the world, providing inspiration to the worlds of religion, psychoanalysis, business, literature, and art. Originally a divination
List of Roman deities (5,600 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
those gods belonging to the archaic religion of the Romans dating back to the era of kings, the so-called "religion of Numa," which was perpetuated or
Sociology (16,981 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
multiculturalism. Anti-racism forms another style of policy, particularly popular in the 1960s and 70s. The sociology of religion concerns the practices,
Druidry (modern) (7,365 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
all beings, including the environment itself. Many forms of modern Druidry are modern Pagan religions, although most of the earliest modern Druids identified
Korean shamanism (4,038 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Shinkyo, "religion of the spirits/gods"), or Shindo (Hangul: 신도; Hanja: 神道, "way of the spirits/gods"), is the collective term for the ethnic religions of Korea
Soapbox (797 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
Progressive (362 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Islam Progressive Judaism, a major denomination within Judaism Progressive religion, a religious tradition which embraces theological diversity Progressive
Religion in Africa (3,625 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
in Africa, most of them belonging to some form of Protestantism. Islam is the other major religion in Africa alongside Christianity, with 47%
Restorationism (7,493 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
restorationists see as the search for a more pure and more ancient form of the religion. Fundamentally, "this vision seeks to correct faults or deficiencies
Poseidon (4,921 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
pronounced [pose͜edɔ́͜ɔn]) was one of the Twelve Olympians in ancient Greek religion and myth. He was god of the Sea and other waters; of earthquakes; and of
History of religion (2,207 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The history of religion refers to the written record of human religious experiences and ideas. This period of religious history begins with the invention
Kaharingan (1,835 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
this religion, and the Indonesian government views it as a form of Hinduism because the Indonesian government recognizes only six official religions, and
Somaliland (11,797 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
traditional religion exist in Somaliland, Islam is dominant to the Somali sense of national identity. Many of the Somali social norms come from their religion. For
Elohim (3,643 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the early period of Israelite identity and development of Ancient Hebrew religion. The ambiguity of the term elohim is the result of such changes, cast in
Reincarnation (16,672 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the Abrahamic religions of Christianity, and Islam do not believe that individuals reincarnate, particular groups within these religions do refer to reincarnation;
Reincarnation (16,672 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the Abrahamic religions of Christianity, and Islam do not believe that individuals reincarnate, particular groups within these religions do refer to reincarnation;
Bihu (2,494 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Bihus are celebrated by all indigenous Assamese people irrespective of religion, caste or creed. It is also celebrated overseas by the Assamese diaspora
Tibetan Muslims (690 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
Soapbox (797 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
Elohim (3,643 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the early period of Israelite identity and development of Ancient Hebrew religion. The ambiguity of the term elohim is the result of such changes, cast in
The Handmaid's Tale (11,255 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
2017. Recently, someone said, “Religion doesn’t radicalize people, people radicalize religion.” So you can use any religion as an excuse for being repressive
Religion in Africa (3,625 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
in Africa, most of them belonging to some form of Protestantism. Islam is the other major religion in Africa alongside Christianity, with 47%
Punjabi folk religion (1,845 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
International relations (7,600 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
interventionism, and human rights, as well, as, more recently, comparative religion. The history of international relations can be traced back to thousands
Mormonism (7,041 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
restored dispensation; it characterizes itself as the only true form of the Christian religion since the time of a Great Apostasy that began not long after
Korean shamanism (4,038 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Shinkyo, "religion of the spirits/gods"), or Shindo (Hangul: 신도; Hanja: 神道, "way of the spirits/gods"), is the collective term for the ethnic religions of Korea
Immanuel Kant (17,638 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Immanuel Kant. Religion within the Limits of Reason Alone (1793), Book IV, Part 1, Section 1, "The Christian religion as a natural religion." "Kant's Philosophy
Hawaii (15,832 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
widespread religion in Hawaii. It is mainly represented by various Protestants, Roman Catholics and Mormons. Buddhism is the second most popular religion, especially
Anglo-Saxon paganism (14,944 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
Bala Krishna (1,191 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
Progressive (362 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Islam Progressive Judaism, a major denomination within Judaism Progressive religion, a religious tradition which embraces theological diversity Progressive
Censer (2,693 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
History of religion (2,207 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The history of religion refers to the written record of human religious experiences and ideas. This period of religious history begins with the invention
Kaharingan (1,835 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
this religion, and the Indonesian government views it as a form of Hinduism because the Indonesian government recognizes only six official religions, and
Religion in Kerala (2,255 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
Black magic (2,370 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of magic to attain his goals. Satanism is not a white light religion; it is a religion of the flesh, the mundane, the carnal - all of which are ruled
Ahura Mazda (3,118 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the form Assara Mazaš, though this interpretation is very controversial. Even though Ahura Mazda was a spirit in the Old Iranian religion, he had
Liberal (401 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Islam, a religious outlook Liberal Judaism, a religious outlook Liberal religion, a religious tradition that embraces the theological diversity of a congregation
Crime (6,398 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Government/political offences Harmful or dangerous drugs Offences against religion and public worship Offences against public justice/offences against the
Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan (5,564 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
Testimony (1,372 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In law and in religion, testimony is a solemn attestation as to the truth of a matter. The words "testimony" and "testify" both derive from the Latin
Dievturība (500 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Neopagan religious movement which claims to be a modern revival of the folk religion of the Latvians before Christianization in the 13th century. Adherents
Holy See (3,504 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of course. In the West, the adjective is not commonly added, but it does form part of an official title of two sees: besides the Diocese of Rome ("the
Religion in Bangladesh (1,959 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Islam is the official state religion of Bangladesh. Bangladeshi constitution guaranteed freedom of religion and established a fundamental right in which
Youth ministry (683 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
organizing events and activities, youth ministry will usually include some form of religious instruction and pastoral oversight of young people. In Protestant
Apollo (15,480 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
important and complex of the Olympian deities in classical Greek and Roman religion and Greek and Roman mythology. The ideal of the kouros (a beardless, athletic
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
Southeast Asia (10,698 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Vietnam is the only country where its folk religion makes up the plurality. Recently, Vietnamese folk religion is undergoing a revival with the support
Western esotericism (9,210 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Judeo-Christian religion and from Enlightenment rationalism. Esotericism has pervaded various forms of Western philosophy, religion, pseudoscience, art
Deity (11,165 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Dictionary of English defines deity as "a god or goddess (in a polytheistic religion)", or anything revered as divine. C. Scott Littleton defines a deity as
Spirituality (10,320 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
Persian mythology (643 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Persian mythology Persian folklore Persian literature Proto-Indo-Iranian religion Zoroastrianism Armenian mythology Sarkhosh-Curtis, V., Persian Myths
Creationism (14,100 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
societies. In April 2010, the American Academy of Religion issued Guidelines for Teaching About Religion in K‐12 Public Schools in the United States, which
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
Tigris (1,487 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hawizeh Marshes. Finally, the Tigris joins the Euphrates near al-Qurnah to form the Shatt-al-Arab. According to Pliny and other ancient historians, the Euphrates
Yin and yang (3,480 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
thought of as complementary (rather than opposing) forces that interact to form a dynamic system in which the whole is greater than the assembled parts.
Religion in Indonesia (7,394 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Pancasila, is "belief in the one and only God". A number of different religions are practised in the country, and their collective influence on the country's
Religion in Jordan (774 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 95% of the country's population; in turn, 93% of those self-identify as Sunnis—the
Chinese culture (12,459 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
martial arts, cuisine, visual arts, philosophy, business etiquette , religion, politics and history have a profound impact on the world, while its traditions
Rod (Slavic religion) (2,455 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
proportion to their nearness to the god of the gods". In the earliest Slavic religion the supreme God of Heaven was called Deivos, but this name was soon abandoned
Thing (comics) (7,169 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Thing's Religion Revealed". Beliefnet.com. reprinted; originally: "Comic-book heroes seldom reveal their faith: Recent revelation of the Thing's religion was
List of founders of religious traditions (1,362 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This article lists historical figures credited with founding religions or religious philosophies or people who first codified older known religious traditions
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. 
Gender in Bugis society (558 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
For one to be considered bissu, all aspects of gender must be combined to form a whole. That can include those who are born intersex. However, some of them
Religious democracy (415 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
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
Youth ministry (683 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
organizing events and activities, youth ministry will usually include some form of religious instruction and pastoral oversight of young people. In Protestant
Corruption (9,314 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Corruption is a form of dishonesty undertaken by a person entrusted with a position of authority, often to acquire personal benefit. Corruption may include
Religion in Jordan (774 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 95% of the country's population; in turn, 93% of those self-identify as Sunnis—the
Religion in Atlanta (1,767 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
Indian religions (11,843 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Indian religions, sometimes also termed as Dharmic faiths or religions, are the religions that originated in the Indian subcontinent; namely Hinduism,
Rod (Slavic religion) (2,455 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
proportion to their nearness to the god of the gods". In the earliest Slavic religion the supreme God of Heaven was called Deivos, but this name was soon abandoned
Lakshadweep (3,724 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Lakshadwipa, which means "one hundred thousand islands" in Sanskrit. The islands form the smallest Union Territory of India: their total surface area is just 32 km2
Krishna (12,710 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Parrinder (1997). Avatar and Incarnation: The Divine in Human Form in the World's Religions. Oxford: Oneworld. pp. 19–24, 35–38, 75–78, 130–133. ISBN 978-1-85168-130-3
Egypt (19,747 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
forms a separate branch among the family of Afroasiatic languages. Egypt is a predominantly Sunni Muslim country with Islam as its state religion.
Polygyny (8,555 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"many", and γυνή gyne "woman" or "wife") is the most common and accepted form of polygamy, entailing the marriage of a man with several women. Most countries
Odia people (2,796 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
annual Rath Yatra in Puri draws pilgrims from across India. Under the Hindu religion, Odia people are believers of a wide range of sects with roots to historical
List of founders of religious traditions (1,362 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This article lists historical figures credited with founding religions or religious philosophies or people who first codified older known religious traditions
Argument from morality (2,146 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
polytheism. Marty, Elsa J. (2010-08-19). A Dictionary of Philosophy of Religion. Continuum International Publishing Group. p. 154. ISBN 9781441111975.
Marduk (2,071 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
ed. Marduk. Encyclopedia of religion. 8 (2 ed.). New York. pp. 5702–5703. ISBN 0-02-865741-1.  The Encyclopedia of Religion - Macmillan Library Reference
Henotheism (2,255 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
orientalist, brought the term into wider usage in his scholarship on the Indian religions, particularly Hinduism whose scriptures mention and praise numerous deities
San religion (2,330 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The traditional religion and mythology of the San people is poorly attested due to their interactions with Christianity. Cagn (also known Kaang or /Kaggen)
Buddhism in Thailand (7,411 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Buddhism in Thailand has also become integrated with folk religion as well as Chinese religions from the large Thai Chinese population. Buddhist temples
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
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. 
Social system (1,026 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
various shared characteristics such as location, socioeconomic status, race, religion, societal function, or other distinguishable features. The study of social
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
Documentary hypothesis (2,873 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
cults, the Deuteronomist to the ethical religion of the Hebrew prophets, and the Priestly source to a form of religion dominated by ritual, sacrifice and law
Sharia (15,443 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
a prophetic religion in its totality. For example, sharīʿat Mūsā means law or religion of Moses and sharīʿatu-nā can mean "our religion" in reference
Excommunication (10,873 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(can. 2339) forcing a man to enter the clerical state or a woman to enter religion or to take simple or solemn vows (can. 2352), for the victim of solicitation
Imperial cult (1,534 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 deities
Saturn (mythology) (4,011 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Saturn (Latin: Saturnus pronounced [saˈtʊr.nʊs]) is a god in ancient Roman religion, and a character in myth as a god of generation, dissolution, plenty, wealth
Osiris (4,342 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
le linceul de la religion Westendorf, Wolfhart (1987). "Zur Etymologie des Namens Osiris: *wꜣs.t-jr.t "die das Auge trägt"". Form und Mass: Beiträge
Ayyavazhi (12,208 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
that originated in South India. It is cited as an independent monistic religion by several newspapers, government reports, journals, and academic researchers
Taweret (2,890 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In Ancient Egyptian religion, Taweret (also spelled Taurt, Tuat, Taouris, Tuart, Ta-weret, Tawaret, Twert, Thoeris and Taueret, and in Greek, Θουέρις –
Chakra (6,011 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
collectively denominated as Tantra, or the esoteric or inner traditions of Indian religion, Chinese Taoism, Tibetan Buddhism, as well as Japanese Esoteric Buddhism
Theodicy (8,567 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Theodicy (/θiːˈɒdɪsi/), in its most common form, is an attempt to answer the question of why a good God permits the manifestation of evil, thus resolving
Alvars (1,754 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
sustenance of a culture that broke away from the ritual-oriented Vedic religion and rooted itself in devotion as the only path for salvation. In addition
Neo-völkisch movements (3,157 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
Problem of evil (17,191 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
philosophy of religion, the problem of evil is also important to the field of theology and ethics. The problem of evil is often formulated in two forms: the logical
Religion in South Korea (5,625 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"Christianity") in the census form. Prior to the introduction of Buddhism, all Koreans believed in their indigenous religion socially guided by mu (shamans)
Psychological projection (1,613 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
when forming impressions of others. The projection is then only a by-product of the real defensive mechanism. Animism Anthropology of religion Displacement
Brett Gurewitz (1,630 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Studios. 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
Bangladeshis (2,984 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Bengali–Assamese languages native to the region and follow the Islamic religion, by far the largest of them being Bengalis. The population of Bangladesh
Ingroups and outgroups (1,124 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
meaningful to view themselves according to their race, culture, gender, age, or religion. It has been found that the psychological membership of social groups and
Maine (8,949 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
28% Protestant – 37% Evangelical Protestant – 4% Other religions – 1.7% Non-Christian religions include Hinduism, Islam, Buddhism and Bahá'í. The Catholic
Zalmoxis (2,366 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Zeuta and Deceneus. In modern times, theories and debate on the Zalmoxis religion by such scholars as Mircea Eliade are influenced by considerations of Romanian
Religion in Serbia (1,302 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
Cult (9,723 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Encyclopedia of Religion and Society, Hartford Institute for Religion Research, Hartford Seminary Introduction to New and Alternative Religions in America:
El (deity) (5,078 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
Court cairn (264 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
Nagaland (8,164 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
more vocally explicit form of worship. The Constitution of India grants all citizens a freedom to leave, change or adopt any religion and its new sects.
Agnosticism (7,389 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
material phenomena or to knowledge of a First Cause or God, and is not a religion. Agnosticism is of the essence of science, whether ancient or modern
Imperial cult (1,534 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 deities
Daemon (classical mythology) (2,252 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
or guiding spirit; the daemons of ancient Greek religion and mythology and of later Hellenistic religion and philosophy. The word is derived from Proto-Indo-European
Totonac (1,446 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
traditional religion was described in the early 1960s by the French ethnographer, Alain Ichon. No other major essay on Totonac religion has been found
Ingroups and outgroups (1,124 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
meaningful to view themselves according to their race, culture, gender, age, or religion. It has been found that the psychological membership of social groups and
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
Inuit religion (2,737 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Inuit religion is the shared spiritual beliefs and practices of Inuit, an indigenous people from Alaska, Canada, and Greenland. Their religion shares many
Apologetics (2,299 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
21st-century usage, apologetics is often identified with debates over religion and theology. The term "apologetics" derives from the Ancient Greek word
Bhagavad Gita (11,409 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
Vaishnavism (14,226 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
all religions. The Pancaratra texts present the Vyuhas theory of avatars to explain how the absolute reality (Brahman) manifests into material form of
Theonomy (1,587 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Theonomy, from theos (god) and nomos (law), is a Christian form of government in which society is ruled by divine law. Theonomists hold that divine law
Brett Gurewitz (1,630 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Studios. 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
Amun (3,652 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Pauly-Wissowa, Realencyclopädie Works on Egyptian religion quoted (in the encyclopædia) under Egypt, section Religion Ancient Egyptian Literature: Volume II:
Sanctum sanctorum (590 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Tabernacle in church architecture. The Latin word sanctum is the neuter form of the adjective "holy," and sanctorum its genitive plural. Thus the term
Canadians (6,741 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
British, and more recent immigrant customs, languages and religions have combined to form the culture of Canada and thus a Canadian identity. Canada
Hindu (9,624 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Court ruling: When we think of the Hindu religion, unlike other religions in the world, the Hindu religion does not claim any one prophet; it does not
Colombians (1,882 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Amerindian and more recent immigrant customs, languages and religions have combined to form the culture of Colombia and thus a modern Colombian identity
Intuition (3,031 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
philosophical discussion. In the East intuition is mostly intertwined with religion and spirituality, and various meanings exist from different religious texts
Dardic people (580 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
Agnosticism (7,389 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
material phenomena or to knowledge of a First Cause or God, and is not a religion. Agnosticism is of the essence of science, whether ancient or modern
Religious democracy (415 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
Tian (3,464 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
terms for heaven and a key concept in Chinese mythology, philosophy, and religion. During the Shang Dynasty (17–11th centuries BCE), the Chinese referred
Jingpo people (2,911 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
major religion among the Jingpo. Traditional Jingpo dwellings are usually two stories and built out of wood and bamboo. The houses are of oval form; the
Mitra (1,970 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the following explanation of the name in his summary of the Zoroastrian religion: Mithra is a meson ("in the middle") between "the good Horomazdes and the
Monism (5,790 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
many forms of religion are based on an experiential or intuitive understanding of "the Real". Nondualism, a modern reinterpretation of these religions, prefers
Maya civilization (23,127 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
length. Their actual form varies considerably but they generally depict human, animal and geometric forms associated with Maya religion. Eccentric flints
Philosophy (9,679 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
graduate programs contribute in the fields of law, journalism, politics, religion, science, business and various art and entertainment activities. Traditionally
Religion and mythology (3,768 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
Hawaiian religion (2,695 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hawaiian religion encompasses the indigenous religious beliefs and practices of the Native Hawaiians. It is polytheistic and animistic, with a belief in
Clerical fascism (1,894 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Falangist Party Eatwell, Roger (2003). "Reflections on Fascism and Religion". Archived from the original on 2007-05-01. Retrieved 2007-02-14.  Walter
Status quo (500 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
is the only solution that cannot be vetoed". Karl Marx viewed organized religion as a means for the bourgeoisie to keep the proletariat content with an
Washington (state) (11,425 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Association. Retrieved August 19, 2013.  "Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life (2014)". Religions.pewforum.org. Retrieved September 12, 2015.  "LDS Statistics
Nondenominational Christianity (1,014 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Westminster Assembly convened by the English Parliament to formulate a form of religion for the national churches of England and Scotland. In the debate between
History of Hinduism (17,986 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
development of religion in Indian subcontinent since the Iron Age, with some of its traditions tracing back to prehistoric religions such as those of
Religious studies (5,786 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
definition there is no one characteristic that need be common to every form of religion. Causing further complications is the fact that there are various secular
Iman (concept) (1,584 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Hadith of Gabriel, iman in addition to Islam and ihsan form the three dimensions of the Islamic religion. There exists a debate both within and outside Islam
Rite of passage (2,270 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
borders into a culturally different region, such as one where a different religion prevails. Rites of passage have three phases: separation, liminality,
Religion in the Republic of Ireland (2,600 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The predominant religion in the Republic of Ireland is Christianity, with the largest church being the Roman Catholic Church. The Irish constitution says
Nagual (1,071 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
Immortality (8,824 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
form an unending human life would take, or whether an immaterial soul exists and possesses immortality, has been a major point of focus of religion,
Egyptian mythology (9,179 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
beliefs that these myths express are an important part of ancient Egyptian religion. Myths appear frequently in Egyptian writings and art, particularly in
Oppland (454 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 Magnus Newth; Ingvill Dybfest Dahl (21
Self-concept (5,430 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
Ibn Tufail (1,977 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
contact with civilization and religion when he meets a castaway named Absal. He determines that certain trappings of religion, namely imagery and dependence
Traditionalist School (2,449 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
are primordial and universal truths which form the source for, and are shared by all the major world religions. According to the Traditionalists, there
Religious tourism (542 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
Dinka religion (903 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Dinka mythology refers to the traditional religion and folk tales of the Dinka, or Muonyjang, ethnic group of South Sudan. The supreme, creator god,
Presbyterian polity (3,217 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
bishop; and before the urging of the devil gave rise to factionalism in religion, so much that it was being said among the people, 'I am of Paul, I of Apollos
Pandeism (9,970 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Bible Encyclopedia had in 1975 described the religion of Babylon as "clearly a type of pan-deism formed from a synthesis of Christianity and paganism"
Charas (894 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
Religious conversion (5,117 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
covertly, with the practices of the original religion, while outwardly maintaining the forms of the new religion. Over generations a family forced against
Covenant (religion) (1,196 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
In religion, a covenant is a formal alliance or agreement made by God with a religious community or with humanity in general. It is central to the Abrahamic
Staffordshire (3,446 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Statistics. "Religion in Staffordshire". Neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk. Retrieved 4 June 2012.  Neighbourhood Statistics. "Religion in Stoke-on-Trent"
Gifford Lectures (2,573 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
Slavic paganism (6,416 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Slavic paganism or Slavic religion define the religious beliefs, godlores and ritual practices of the Slavs before the formal Christianisation of their
Growth of religion (12,049 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
Western Europe (1,980 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
appeared between the mainly Greek-speaking eastern provinces, which had formed the highly urbanized Hellenistic civilization, and the western territories
Ten Commandments (10,137 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
evolution of Israelite religion. Critics instead began to suppose that law and ritual could be of equal importance, while taking different form, at different times
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
Nuristanis (2,208 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
following about pre-Islamic Nuristani religion: "Before their conversion to Islâm the Nuristânis practiced a form of ancient Hinduism, infused with accretions
Inca Empire (9,006 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Inca was conceptualized as divine and was effectively head of the state religion. The Willaq Umu (or Chief Priest) was second to the emperor. Local religious
Rooster (7,011 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Torajan cosmology. Kaharingan, an animist folk religion of the Iban branch of the Dayak people, accepted as a form of Hinduism by the Indonesian government
Primus inter pares (2,431 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
Hestia (2,083 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In Ancient Greek religion, Hestia (/ˈhɛstiə/; Greek: Ἑστία, "hearth" or "fireside") is a virgin goddess of the hearth, architecture, and the right ordering
Jews (17,766 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
or Hebrews, of the Ancient Near East. Jewish ethnicity, nationhood, and religion are strongly interrelated, as Judaism is the traditional faith of the Jewish
Frithjof Schuon (3,259 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Sun: Plain Indians in Art & Philosophy, World Wisdom, 1990 Form and Substance in the Religions, World Wisdom, 2002 From the Divine to the Human, World Wisdom
Baal (4,816 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
from its Latinized form Baal, which appears in the Vulgate. These forms in turn derive from the vowel-less Northwest Semitic form BʿL. The word's Biblical
Han Chinese (10,588 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
areas of religion, philosophy, education, language, politics, science and technology, business, and culture. In modern times, Han Chinese form the largest
Assam (13,021 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
and Regional Development, Rawat Publications, New Delhi "Population by religion community – 2011". Census of India, 2012. The Registrar General & Census
Hell money (882 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hell money is a form of joss paper printed to resemble legal tender bank notes.The notes are not an official form of recognized currency or legal tender
Kisshōten (210 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
among the seven fukujin and fellow fukujin Daikoku is regarded in feminine form, all three of the Hindu Tridevi goddesses are represented in the fukujin
Parsi (9,428 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of Persia. At the time of the Muslim conquest of Persia, the dominant religion of the region (which was ruled by the Sasanian Empire) was Zoroastrianism
Andaman Islands (4,092 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
tribal people in Andaman and Nicobar Islands believe in a religion that can be described as a form of monotheistic Animism. The tribal people of these islands
Albanians (14,481 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
widespread religion among Albanians in Kosovo is Islam, mostly Sunni, and Roman Catholicism. An estimated 275,000–600,000 Albanians live in Greece, forming the
Political philosophy (6,846 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
times and demarcated a clear distinction between (1) nation and state (2) religion and state. The constitutions of Hindu states evolved over time and were
Balinese people (1,039 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Melanesian origin. Balinese culture is a mix of Balinese Hindu-Buddhist religion and Balinese customs. It is perhaps most known for its dance, drama and
Separatism (3,405 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
victims of oppression, including denigration of their language, culture or religion. influence and propaganda by those inside and outside the region who hope
Thoth (2,776 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Osiris. The Egyptians credited him as the author of all works of science, religion, philosophy, and magic. The Greeks further declared him the inventor of
Vesta (mythology) (4,459 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
virgin goddess of the hearth, home, and family in Roman religion. She was rarely depicted in human form, and was often personified by the fire of her temple
Burmese folk religion (2,445 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Myanmar's folk religion refers to the animistic and polytheistic religious worship of nats (deities of local and Hindu origin) in Burma (Myanmar). Although
Tiki (1,035 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
extension, a tiki is a large or small wooden or stone carving in humanoid form, although this is a somewhat archaic usage in the Māori language. Carvings
Islamic views on evolution (2,997 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the monkeys." In his 1874 book titled History of the Conflict between Religion and Science, John William Draper, a scientist and contemporary of Charles
Culture of India (13,359 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Sikhism, and other religions. They are collectively known as Indian religions. Indian religions are a major form of world religions along with Abrahamic
Cult image (2,059 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In the practice of religion, a cult image is a human-made object that is venerated or worshipped for the deity, spirit or daemon that it embodies or represents
Eastern Province, Sri Lanka (2,064 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
and 2006 the province was temporarily merged with the Northern Province to form the North Eastern Province. The capital of the province is Trincomalee.
Discordianism (3,556 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Discordianism was founded as a parody religion. Many outside observers still regard Discordianism as a parody religion although some of its adherents may
Lotus Temple (1,839 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
regardless of religion or any other qualification. The building is composed of 27 free-standing marble-clad "petals" arranged in clusters of three to form nine
South Sumatra (1,248 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
provinces, overwhelmingly follow the Shafi'i school of law of Sunni Islam. The religion is mainly adopted by the ethnic Malays, Javanese, Minangkabau, and Sundanese
Slavic Native Faith (17,632 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Slavic Native Faith, also known as Rodnovery, is a modern Pagan religion. Classified as a new religious movement, its practitioners harken back to
Indian people (6,439 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
collectively known as Indian religions. Indian religions, also known as Dharmic religions are a major form of world religions along with Abrahamic ones.
Caste system in India (19,585 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
antithesis of varnashrama. Caste in its current form, claimed Gandhi, had nothing to do with religion. The discrimination and trauma of castes, argued
Census in the United Kingdom (2,403 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
respond to questions about religion, as stipulated by the Census (Amendment) Act 2000. Traditionally, outputs are released in the form of tables of counts at
Religions of the ancient Near East (2,355 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Sumerian religion of ancient Mesopotamia. Offshoots of Proto-Semitic religion include Assyro-Babylonian religion, Canaanite religion, and Arabian religion. Judaism
Transgender people and religion (7,655 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
Interfaith marriage (3,272 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
religion; this excludes a marriage of a spouse belonging to religion X to a spouse who has undergone religious conversion from religion Y to religion
Tree of life (4,424 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
Uranus (mythology) (2,307 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
JSTOR 294622.  Guterbock, Hans Gustav. "Hittite Religion" in Forgotten Religions including some Primitive Religions" ed. Vergilius Firm. NY Philadelphia Library
Sanamahism (804 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ningthoulai (King God) and Umanglai (Forest Dwelling God). Religion of antiquity – in its pure native form, it is as all as the history of Meitei people from
Pacifism (10,640 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 :
Religion in Malaysia (5,624 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Malaysia is a multicultural and multiconfessional country, whose official religion is Islam. As of the 2010 Population and Housing Census, 61.3 percent of
Tengri (1,809 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of the reconstructed Proto-Indo-European religion is closer to that of the early Turks than to the religion of any people of Near Eastern or Mediterranean