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Ancient Greek religion (3,363 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article

Greek religion encompasses the collection of beliefs, rituals, and mythology originating in ancient Greece in the form of both popular public religion and
Atheism (15,729 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
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
Irreligion (2,024 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Irreligion (adjective form: non-religious or irreligious) is the absence, indifference, rejection of, or hostility towards religion. When characterized
Losing My Religion (2,695 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
about the R.E.M. song. For other uses, see Losing My Religion (disambiguation). "Losing My Religion" is a song by the American alternative rock band R.E
Secularity (1,121 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Secularity (adjective form secular, from Latin saecularis meaning "worldly" or "temporal") is the state of being separate from religion, or of not being exclusively
Polytheism (4,532 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
Wicca (11,551 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
Yoruba religion (2,474 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Yoruba religion, comprising the traditional religious concepts and practices of the Yoruba people, is found primarily in southwestern Nigeria and the
Religion in Lebanon (919 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Lebanon has several different main religions. The country has the most religiously diverse society of all states within the Middle East, comprising 18
Anubis (2,782 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
god associated with mummification and the afterlife in ancient Egyptian religion, usually depicted as a canine or a man with a canine head. Archeologists
Religion in Montenegro (661 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
Religion in Kiribati (663 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
by `Abdu'l-Bahá, then head of the religion, that Bahá'ís should take the religion to the Gilbert Islands which form part of modern Kiribati. The first
Religion (12,350 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
philosophical set of beliefs about the meaning of existence. For other uses, see Religion (disambiguation). See also: Philosophy and Culture Not to be confused with
Bahá'í Faith (10,428 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(disambiguation). The Bahá'í Faith (Persian: بهائی‎‎ Bahā'i) is a monotheistic religion which emphasizes the spiritual unity of all humankind. Three core principles
Religion in pre-Islamic Arabia (8,225 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion in pre-Islamic Arabia was a mix of polytheism, Christianity, Judaism, and Iranian religions. Arab polytheism, the dominant form of religion in
Minister (Christianity) (4,358 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
community support services, psychologists or doctors research and study religion, Scripture and theology supervise prayer and discussion groups, retreats
Zoomorphism (569 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
in animal form, such as exist in ancient Egyptian religion Therianthropy: the ability to shapeshift into animal form Attributing animal form or other animal
Rastafari (12,445 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Rastafari is an Abrahamic religion which developed in Jamaica in the 1930s, following the coronation of Haile Selassie I as Emperor of Ethiopia in 1930
Sequence (musical form) (1,108 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
however, reversed the order and places the sequence before the Alleluia. The form of this chant inspired a genre of Latin poetry written in a non-classical
Zoroastrianism (11,424 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"
Scientology (23,465 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
Chinese folk religion (21,068 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
to form the popular religious system which has lasted in many ways until the present day. Chinese religions have a variety of sources, local forms, founder
Ritual (6,535 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(1974). "Symbols, Song, Dance and Features of Articulation: Is Religion an Extreme Form of Traditional Authority?". Archives Européennes de Sociologie
Divination (2,254 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
comes from whatever object the diviner happens to see or hear. Some religions use a form of bibliomancy: they ask a question, riffle the pages of their holy
Ekasarana Dharma (2,823 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
replaces them by a simplified form that requires just uttering the name (naam) of God. The simple and accessible religion attracted already Hinduized as
Yahweh (4,165 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Van der Toorn, Karel (1996). Family Religion in Babylonia, Ugarit and Israel: Continuity and Changes in the Forms of Religious Life. BRILL.  Wright, J
Celtic mythology (2,455 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
Theocracy (5,154 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
organs. Theocracy is distinguished from other, secular forms of government that have a state religion, or are influenced by theological or moral concepts
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
Islam (19,121 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Arabic: الإسلام‎‎, IPA: [alʔisˈlaːm] ( listen)) is an Abrahamic monotheistic religion which professes that there is only one and incomparable God (Allah) and
Venus (mythology) (6,515 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
adjectival form *venes-no-: William W. Skeat ibid. s.v. "venom" Staples, Ariadne, From Good Goddess to vestal virgins: sex and category in Roman religion, Routledge
Ra (2,512 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
25th and 24th centuries BC, he had become a major god in ancient Egyptian religion, identified primarily with the noon sun. In later Egyptian dynastic times
Vietnamese folk religion (2,912 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
indigenous religion is sometimes identified as Confucianism since it carries values that were emphasized by Confucius. Đạo Mẫu is a distinct form of Vietnamese
Judaism (19,821 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
is the tenth-largest religion in the world. Judaism includes a wide corpus of texts, practices, theological positions, and forms of organization. Within
Invocation (1,415 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
pre-established form or with the invoker's own words or actions. An example of a pre-established text for an invocation is the Lord's Prayer. All religions in general
History of religions (2,235 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
see History of Religions (journal). For the academic study of religion in general, see Religious studies. For the history of religions school, see History
Religious organization (757 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
conducted. For this reason, there generally exist religion-supporting organizations, which are some form of organization that manage: the upkeep of places
Comparative religion (1,767 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Iranian religions), Indian religions, East Asian religions, African religions, American religions, Oceanic religions, and classical Hellenistic religions.
Animism (5,596 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
still practised in a variety of forms in many traditional societies. Animism is used in the anthropology of religion as a term for the belief system of
Goddess (4,122 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
female deity in polytheistic religions. Goddesses most often have feminine characteristics that are apotheosize in their pure form. However, in some cases
Religious censorship (3,120 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
a form of censorship where freedom of expression is controlled or limited using religious authority or on the basis of the teachings of the religion. This
Dravidian folk religion (2,810 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The early Dravidian religion constituted a non-Vedic form of Hinduism in that they were either historically or are at present Āgamic. The Agamas are non-vedic
Religion in Korea (255 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
a form of Korean indigenous religion and is allowing a small revival for Buddhism to occur Freedom of religion in North Korea Freedom of religion in
Hinduism (27,831 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hinduism is a religion, or a way of life, found most notably in India and Nepal. Hinduism has been called the oldest religion in the world, and some practitioners
Religion in Gabon (565 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Major religions practiced in Gabon include Christianity (Roman Catholicism and Protestantism), Islam, and traditional indigenous religious beliefs. Many
Hierophany (353 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
constrictive word theophany (an appearance of a god). Eliade argues that religion is based on a sharp distinction between the sacred (God, gods, mythical
Republic (8,020 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This article is about the form of government. For the political ideology, see Republicanism. For other uses, see Republic (disambiguation). A republic
Antireligion (1,546 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Antireligion, or anti-religion, is a form of irreligion that is characterized by opposition, at times leading to hostility, to all religions, generally those
Timeline of religion (5,532 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
Jedi census phenomenon (2,603 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
that determines a religion per definition of the ABS, but there would need to be a belief system or philosophy as well as some form of institutional or
Ancient Egyptian religion (9,807 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
See also: Egyptian mythology Ancient Egyptian religion was a complex system of polytheistic beliefs and rituals which were an integral part of ancient
Religion in Bangladesh (1,764 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Sikhs, animists and atheists form the minuscule remainders.[self-published source] A survey in late 2003 confirmed that religion is the first choice by a
Ifá (966 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ifá is a religion and system of divination and refers to the verses of the literary corpus known as the Odu Ifá. Orunmila is identified as the Grand Priest
Taoism (9,000 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%
Vattisen Yaly (953 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
could be categorised as a peculiar form of Tengrism, a related revivalist movement of Central Asian traditional religion, however it differs significantly
Ghost Dance (3,160 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
food, love, and faith. Quickly accepted by his Paiute brethren, the new religion was termed "Dance In A Circle". Because the first European contact with
Dualism (4,204 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
for the lesser-known Christian gnostic religions, such as Bogomils, Catharism, and so on. More complex forms of monist dualism also exist, for instance
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
Evolutionism (1,238 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
in an effort to make it appear that evolutionary biology is a form of secular religion. Evolution originally was used to refer to an orderly sequence
Rigvedic deities (527 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Earth), Dyaus continuing Dyeus, the chief god of the Proto-Indo-European religion, and Ushas (the dawn), the most prominent goddess of the Rigveda, and Apas
Creation myth (3,604 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
Religion in Japan (5,878 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion in Japan is dominated by Shinto (the ethnic religion of the Japanese people) and by Buddhist schools and organisations. According to surveys
Cult of the Supreme Being (1,200 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
was a form of deism established in France by Maximilien Robespierre during the French Revolution. It was intended to become the state religion of the
Buddhism in Russia (435 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
early 17th century. Buddhism is considered as one of Russia's traditional religions, legally a part of Russian historical heritage. Besides the historical
Sikhism (13,668 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
living life as a householder. Sikhism is a monistic form of monotheistic (panentheistic) religion. In Sikhism, the concept of "God" is Vāhigurū—is shapeless
Proto-Indo-European religion (4,405 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The religion of the Proto-Indo-Europeans is not directly attested, but reconstruction has been attempted based on the existence of similarities among the
Greco-Roman mysteries (1,320 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
See Western esotericism for modern "mystery religions" in Western culture Mystery religions, sacred mysteries or simply mysteries, were religious
Special Marriage Act, 1954 (727 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
provide a special form of marriage for the people of India and all Indian nationals in foreign countries, irrespective of the religion or faith followed
Religion in Denmark (1,698 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Of all the religions in Denmark, the most prominent is Christianity in the form of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Denmark (Dansk Folkekirke), the state
Proselytism (2,792 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
/ˈprɒsəlᵻˌtɪzəm/ is the act of attempting to convert people to another religion or opinion. The word proselytize is derived from the Greek language prefix
LaVeyan Satanism (9,892 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
taken in the realm of law and order and may also support some forms of eugenics. The religion propagates a naturalistic worldview, seeing mankind as animals
Modern Paganism (10,960 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
Magic (paranormal) (12,745 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Neopagan religions and contemporary forms of paganism. Wicca is one of the more publicly known traditions within Neopaganism, a magical religion inspired
Chinese Manichaeism (307 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Chinese Manichaeism is the form of Manichaeism (摩尼教 Móníjiào or 明教 Míngjiào, "bright religion") transmitted and practiced in China. Manichaeism was introduced
Magic and religion (3,045 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Magical thinking in various forms is a cultural universal and an important aspect of religion. Magic is prevalent in all societies, regardless of whether
Pantheism (5,244 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
Timeline of Hindu texts (887 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
opinion in Southern Asian religious discourse suggests that, unlike other religions which claim the authority of their scriptures as being delivered by a
Kirant Mundhum (916 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Kirati Mundhum), also called Kiratism or Kirantism or simply Mundum, is the religion of the Kirat: Limbu, Rai, Sunuwar and Yakkha peoples of Nepal, India, Myanmar
Freedom of religion in Taiwan (1,261 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"Freedom of religion in the Republic of China" redirects here. For the People's Republic, see Freedom of religion in the People's Republic of China. Freedom
Stregheria (1,881 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
pronunciation: [streɡeˈriːa]) is a form of Italian American witchcraft. Stregheria is sometimes referred to as La Vecchia Religione ("the Old Religion"). The word stregheria
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
Balinese Hinduism (1,707 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
century CE. It was gradually replaced by Buddhism, which was the main religion of Sumatra and Java, until it in turn was displaced by the coming of Islam
Korean shamanism (3,810 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Young Lee describes Muism as a form of Sinism - the shamanic tradition within the religion. Other names for the religion are Shindo (Hangul: 신도; Hanja: 神道;
Secular liberalism (783 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of culture and politics from religion. A subcategory of liberalism and secularism, it supports the separation of religion and state particularly from the
Kulam (394 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Kulam is a form of folk magic practiced in the Philippines. It puts emphasis on the innate power of the self and a secret knowledge of Magica Baja or low
Norse mythology (3,564 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
For the practices and social institutions of the Norse pagans, see Norse religion. Norse mythology is the body of mythology of the North Germanic people
Ornithomancy (679 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Greeks and Romans alike, and ornithomancy became a branch of Roman national religion, which had its own priesthood and practice. The word "inauguration" is
Salvation (3,888 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
ills in general, most religions teach some form of it. It assumes an important position, however, only when the ills in question form part of a great system
Places of Worship Registration Act 1855 (1,464 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
March 2011). "Places of Worship in England and Wales, 1999–2009". British Religion in Numbers. University of Manchester. Archived from the original on 20
Theories about religions (6,642 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
anthropological theories about religion (or theories of religion) generally attempt to explain the origin and function of religion. These theories define what
Ancient Egyptian deities (11,382 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Egypt. The beliefs and rituals surrounding these gods formed the core of ancient Egyptian religion, which emerged sometime in prehistory. Deities represented
Acclamation (459 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
confused with Acclimation. An acclamation, in its most common sense, is a form of election that does not use a ballot. "Acclamation" or "acclamatio" can
New Age (17,753 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the New Age bore many similarities with both earlier forms of Western esotericism and Asian religion, it remained "distinct from its predecessors in its
Religion in China (33,658 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"Religion of China" redirects here. For the book, see The Religion of China: Confucianism and Taoism. Since 1971, the People's Republic of China has been
Confucianism (9,762 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ruism, is described as tradition, a philosophy, a religion, a humanistic or rationalistic religion, a way of governing, or simply a way of life. Confucianism
Anglican Diocese of Peterborough (615 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ontario, see Anglican Diocese of Ontario. The Diocese of Peterborough forms part of the Province of Canterbury in England. Its seat is the Cathedral
Kamidana (514 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
shintai, an object meant to house a chosen kami, thus giving it a physical form to allow worship. Kamidana shintai are most commonly small circular mirrors
Kulam (394 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Kulam is a form of folk magic practiced in the Philippines. It puts emphasis on the innate power of the self and a secret knowledge of Magica Baja or low
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
Kamidana (514 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
shintai, an object meant to house a chosen kami, thus giving it a physical form to allow worship. Kamidana shintai are most commonly small circular mirrors
Self-concept (3,181 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
Religious fanaticism (1,452 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
enthusiasm related to one's own, or one's group's, devotion to a religion – a form of human fanaticism which could otherwise be expressed in one's other
Revelation (5,334 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Revelation (disambiguation). In religion and theology, revelation is the revealing or disclosing of some form of truth or knowledge through communication
Uppland (611 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
commonly encountered in especially older English literature. Its Latinised form, which is occasionally used, is Uplandia. The traditional provinces of
Romuva (religion) (1,913 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Romuva is a contemporary continuation of the traditional ethnic religion of the Baltic peoples, reviving the ancient religious practices of the Lithuanians
Protestantism (20,209 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
Organized religion (456 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Organized religion (or organised religion—see spelling differences), also known as institutional religion, is religion as a social institution, in which
Freemasonry (8,998 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)
Æsir (3,127 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
ásynjur) is the term denoting a member of the principal pantheon in Norse religion. This pantheon includes Odin, Frigg, Thor, Baldr and Týr. The second pantheon
Armenian neopaganism (1,915 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
literally "national religion") of the nationalist politician and political theorist Garegin Nzhdeh. It took an institutional form in 1991, just after
Kapu (917 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The kapu system was universal in lifestyle, gender roles, politics and religion. An offense that was kapu was often a corporal offense, but also often
Greek mythology (10,872 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
significance of their own cult and ritual practices. It was a part of the religion in ancient Greece. Modern scholars refer to and study the myths in an attempt
Secularism in India (3,972 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
Demography of Cornwall (440 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
following results were given for religion. Christian: 59.8% No religion: 30.31% Religion not stated: 8.52% Other religion: 0.69% Buddhist: 0.32% Muslim:
Norse religion (3,274 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Viking Age.[dubious – discuss] Norse religion is a folk religion. It was the northern variation of the religion practiced in the lands inhabited by the
Michael (629 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
it is sometimes shortened to Mike, Mikey, Mickey, Micha, or Mick. Female forms of Michael include Michelle, Michele, Michaela, Mechelle, Micheline, and
Secular humanism (7,190 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
Scientism (3,923 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
Occult (1,709 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Wicca and many other modern pagan religions. Some other religious denominations disapprove of occultism in most or all forms. They may view the occult as being
Religion in Uruguay (348 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
no religion (23.2% as "believing in God but without religion", 17.2% as atheist or agnostic), 0.6% as followers of Umbanda or other African religions, 0
Oracle (2,842 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
infallible and in fact, according to Sourvinou-Inwood in What is Polis Religion?, the ancient Greeks were aware of this and concluded the unknowability
Diana (mythology) (5,225 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
an independent origin in Italy. Diana was worshipped in ancient Roman religion and is revered in Roman Neopaganism and Stregheria. Diana was known to
Religion in Scotland (6,141 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
Émile Durkheim (9,039 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 democracy (330 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
democracy is a form of government where the values of a particular religion affect laws and rules. The term applies to all countries in which religion is incorporated
Prayer (10,476 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
that the earliest intelligent modern humans practiced a form of prayer. Today, most major religions involve prayer in one way or another; some ritualize
Confession (religion) (4,378 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
(disambiguation) and Confession (disambiguation). Confession, in many religions, is the acknowledgment of one's sins (sinfulness) or wrongs. Buddhism
Encyclical (892 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
primates, archbishops and bishops who are in communion with the Holy See. The form of the address can vary widely, and may concern bishops in a particular area
Himachal Pradesh (5,884 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
highest proportions of Hindu population in India (95.17%). Other religions that form a small percentage are Islam, Buddhism and Sikhism. Muslims are mainly
Armenian mythology (1,988 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Encyclopædia of Religion and Ethics, ed. James Hastings, vol. 1, 1908 Russell, James R. (15 December 1986). "ARMENIA AND IRAN iii. Armenian Religion". Encyclopædia
Freedom of religion in India (2,752 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
Religion in the United States (10,230 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
organized religion in the United States. For information about the historical role of religion, see History of religion in the United States. Religion in the
Theodicy (5,473 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the book, see Théodicée. Theodicy (/θiːˈɒdɪsi/), in its most common form, is an attempt to answer the question of why a good God permits the manifestation
Divinity (2,493 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
daily protection and blessings. In monotheistic religions, divine intervention may take very direct forms: miracles, visions, or intercessions by blessed
Religion in ancient Rome (18,188 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion in ancient Rome encompasses the ancestral ethnic religion of the city of Rome that the Romans used to define themselves as a people, as well as
Skepticism (2,227 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
It is often directed at domains, such as morality (moral skepticism), religion (skepticism about the existence of God), or the nature of knowledge (skepticism
Psychology of religion (12,305 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Psychology of religion consists of the application of psychological methods and interpretive frameworks to religious traditions, as well as to both religious
Hermes (6,310 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(disambiguation). Hermes (/ˈhɜːrmiːz/; Greek: Ἑρμῆς) is an Olympian god in Greek religion and mythology, the son of Zeus and the Pleiad Maia, and the second youngest
Mars (mythology) (10,347 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Not to be confused with the planet Mars. In ancient Roman religion and myth, Mars (Latin: Mārs, [maːrs]) was the god of war and also an agricultural guardian
Incarnation (1,761 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
material world. See also: Rebirth (Buddhism) Buddhism is a non-theistic religion, it denies the concept of a creator god or any incarnation of a creator
Black Easter (1,267 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
conclusion, characterizing Blish as an author "genuinely concerned with religion, not with trick endings." It is likely that Blish got the name for his
Asura (3,803 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
American Academy of Religion, Volume 81, Issue 2, pages 427-466 Doris Srinivasan (1997), Many Heads, Arms and Eyes: Origin, Meaning, and Form of Multiplicity
Palo (religion) (1,038 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Palo, also known as Las Reglas de Congo, is a religion with various denominations which developed in Cuba among Central African slaves and their descendants
Interpretatio Christiana (1,514 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
domestic religion of ancient Rome, imperial cult, Hellenistic religion, the ancient Egyptian religion, Celtic and Germanic polytheism, initiation religions such
Pan (god) (4,353 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
In Greek religion and mythology, Pan (/ˈpæn/; Ancient Greek: Πάν, Pan) is the god of the wild, shepherds and flocks, nature of mountain wilds and rustic
Deism (10,068 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
2010, the Church of Deism was formed in an effort to extend the legal rights and privileges of more traditional religions to Deists while maintaining an
Sacrilege (1,172 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
Sacrilege (1,172 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
Christianity (21,172 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
monotheistic religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus Christ, who serves as the focal point for the religion. It is the world's largest religion, with
Double standard (312 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
subjective bias or favoritism based on social class, rank, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, or other distinctions. A double standard violates
Evolutionary origin of religions (4,604 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"Origin of religion" redirects here. For other uses, see Origin of religion (disambiguation). The emergence of religious behavior by the Neolithic period
Theodicy (5,473 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the book, see Théodicée. Theodicy (/θiːˈɒdɪsi/), in its most common form, is an attempt to answer the question of why a good God permits the manifestation
Religion in Uruguay (348 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
no religion (23.2% as "believing in God but without religion", 17.2% as atheist or agnostic), 0.6% as followers of Umbanda or other African religions, 0
Monotheism (9,159 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
are found in early religions such as Atenism, Ancient Chinese religion, and Yahwism. There are also monotheistic parody religions, such as Pastafarianism
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
Mars (mythology) (10,347 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Not to be confused with the planet Mars. In ancient Roman religion and myth, Mars (Latin: Mārs, [maːrs]) was the god of war and also an agricultural guardian
Pan (god) (4,353 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
In Greek religion and mythology, Pan (/ˈpæn/; Ancient Greek: Πάν, Pan) is the god of the wild, shepherds and flocks, nature of mountain wilds and rustic
Ancient Mesopotamian religion (6,512 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Mesopotamian religion refers to the religious beliefs and practices of the civilizations of ancient Mesopotamia, particularly Sumer, Akkad, Assyria and
Herma (1,019 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Dictionary of Greek and Roman antiquities (1890), Perseus Project Herm (Greek religion)– Britannica Online Encyclopedia Influence of the Phallic Idea: Hermae
List of Mycenaean deities (4,044 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Conventions Aegean civilizations Cycladic culture History of Greece History of religions History of writing Notes This list includes deities which in later
Glossary of ancient Roman religion (34,476 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
vocabulary of ancient Roman religion was highly specialized. Its study affords important information about the religion, traditions and beliefs of the
Rhea (mythology) (1,411 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
Major religious groups (2,805 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"World religions" redirects here. For other uses, see World religions (disambiguation). For a breakdown by religion List of religions and spiritual traditions
Confession (757 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
morally wrong within the confines of the confessor's religion. In some religions, confession takes the form of an oral communication to another person. Socially
Religious liberalism (877 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
a form of approach to religion which is critical, rationalistic or humanistic.[not in citation given] It is an attitude towards one's own religion (as
Punjabi folk religion (1,850 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
independently of organised religion or derives beliefs from institutionalised religions which then form part of Punjabi folk religion. In Punjabi folk cosmology
Freedom of thought (1,283 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of—and thus is closely linked to—other liberties, including freedom of religion, freedom of speech, and freedom of expression. Though freedom of thought
Sam Harris (5,507 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
subsequently published a long-form essay Lying in 2011, the short book Free Will in 2012, Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion in 2014 and, with British
Shinto (9,383 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Shinto (神道, Shintō?), also called kami-no-michi, is a Japanese ethnic religion. It focuses on ritual practices to be carried out diligently, to establish
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
Acat (deity) (96 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
of that god's power. Because of the importance and difficulty of this art form it was only natural that there was a god responsible for it. Acat[pronunciation
Dutch Reformed Church (1,482 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"privileged" church. Though it was never formally adopted as the state religion, the law demanded that every public official should be a communicant member
Temple (3,016 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
Mawla (646 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
trustee, helper. In the pre-Islamic era the term originally applied to any form of tribal association. During the early Islamic era, this institution was
John Hawthorne (412 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
written on philosophy of language and philosophical logic, philosophy of religion, philosophy of mind, and on Leibniz. Hawthorne earned his Ph.D. from
Religious pluralism (7,647 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
valid. This may be considered a form of either toleration (a concept that arose as a result of the European wars of religion) or moral relativism. The understanding
Sanamahism (773 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ningthoulai (King God) and Umanglai (Forest Dwelling God). Religion of antiquity – in its pure native form, it is as all as the history of Meetei/Meitei people
Sumerian religion (1,671 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Sumerian religion influenced Mesopotamian mythology as a whole, surviving in the mythologies and religions of the Hurrians, Akkadians, Babylonians
Religion in Saudi Arabia (2,437 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
state religion of Saudi Arabia and its law requires that all citizens should be Muslims. The government does not legally protect the freedom of religion. Any
Parody religion (1,364 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A parody religion or mock religion is a belief system that challenges spiritual convictions of others, often through humor, satire, or burlesque (literary
Krishna (12,269 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Gopala, that along with the cult of Bala Krishna form the basis of current tradition of monotheistic religion of Krishna. Some early scholars would equate
Druwi (376 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
from Romuva, and that Romuva could be considered as a specific form of Druwi. The religion is primarily represented institutionally by the "Kurono Academy
Heaven (7,238 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
Religious communism (766 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
defined "religious communism" as a form of communism that "springs directly from principles native to a religion", and Hans J. Hillerbrand described
Witchcraft (16,943 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
present or central at various times, and in many diverse forms, among cultures and religions worldwide, including both "primitive" and "highly advanced"
Chinese culture (3,362 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
music, literature, martial arts, cuisine, visual arts, philosophy and religion. There are 56 officially recognized ethnic groups in China. In terms
Iranian religions (514 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
For religion in the country of Iran, see Religion in Iran. Iranian religions are religions which originated in Greater Iran. Proto-Indo-Iranian religion
Religion in Cameroon (573 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Christianity, Islam and Traditionalist are the three main religions in Cameroon. Christian churches and Muslim centers of various denominations operate
Prophets and messengers in Islam (3,889 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the "religion of Abraham" (Ibrahim) and refers to Jacob (Yaqub) and the Twelve Tribes of Israel as being Muslim. The Quran says: The same religion has
Madhya Pradesh (5,685 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
General and Census Commissioner, India http://www.census2011.co.in/data/religion/state/23-madhya-pradesh.html. Retrieved 2015-11-29.  Missing or empty |title=
Jainism (12,264 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
/ˈdʒaɪnɪzəm/), traditionally known as Jain Dharma, is an ancient Indian religion belonging to the śramaṇa tradition. The central tenet is non-violence and
The Five Ks (1,225 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
Ethics in religion (5,614 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
conduct. Most religions have an ethical component, often derived from purported supernatural revelation or guidance. Some assert that religion is necessary
Abrahamic religions (14,388 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
comparative religion (along with Indian, Iranian, and East Asian religions). Judaism, Christianity and Islam are the largest Abrahamic religions in terms
Zoophilia (9,794 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
reference to a person) is synonymous with zoophile, while the adjectival form of the word – as, for instance, in the phrase "zoosexual act" – may indicate
Kitáb-i-Aqdas (3,146 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
central book of the Bahá'í Faith written by Bahá'u'lláh, the founder of the religion, 1853–1873. The work was written in Arabic under the Arabic title al-Kitābu
Bon (2,463 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Tibetan religion. For other uses, see Bon (disambiguation). Bon or Bön (Tibetan: བོན་, Wylie: bon, Lhasa dialect IPA: pʰø̃̀) is a Tibetan religion, which
Philosophy of religion (2,713 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
According to the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, philosophy of religion is, "the philosophical examination of the central themes and concepts involved
Haruspex (1,123 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(beetle). In the religion of Ancient Rome, a haruspex (plural haruspices; also called aruspex) was a person trained to practice a form of divination called
Religious communism (766 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
defined "religious communism" as a form of communism that "springs directly from principles native to a religion", and Hans J. Hillerbrand described
Islam in Suriname (254 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Americas which are member states of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation. Religion in Suriname World Factbook 2016 The Afghan muslims of Guyana and Suriname
Religion in Cameroon (573 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Christianity, Islam and Traditionalist are the three main religions in Cameroon. Christian churches and Muslim centers of various denominations operate
Kitáb-i-Aqdas (3,146 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
central book of the Bahá'í Faith written by Bahá'u'lláh, the founder of the religion, 1853–1873. The work was written in Arabic under the Arabic title al-Kitābu
Classifications of religious movements (2,980 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
religion, the most widely used classification is the church-sect typology. The typology states that churches, ecclesia, denominations and sects form a
Bon (2,463 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Tibetan religion. For other uses, see Bon (disambiguation). Bon or Bön (Tibetan: བོན་, Wylie: bon, Lhasa dialect IPA: pʰø̃̀) is a Tibetan religion, which
Priest (5,939 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
different Christian traditions. In modern Pagan religions, such as Wicca, there is no one specific form of dress designated for the clergy. If there is
Cell (372 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
in a cell group, a form of Christian church organization Cell, a unit of a clandestine cell system, a penetration-resistant form of a secret or outlawed
Yazidis (11,735 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
Orunmila (500 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
source of knowledge is believed to have a keen understanding of the human form and of purity, praised as being often more effective than other remedies
Religion in India (8,404 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
religious demographics. For religions originating in the Indian subcontinent, see Indian religions. For the book, see The Religion of India: The Sociology
Akshardham (religion) (167 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
in actuality is a reference to a metaphysical form known as Gunatit (Like Brahman), this state or form is of euphoria whereby the followers of the Swaminarayan
Mysticism (10,479 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
from indigenous religions and folk religions like shamanism, to organised religions like the Abrahamic faiths and Indian religions, and modern spirituality
Louisiana Voodoo (3,080 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the traditions of the African diaspora. It is a cultural form of the Afro-American religions developed by enslaved West and Central Africans populations
Native American religion (3,418 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Native American religions are the spiritual practices of the indigenous peoples of the Americas. Traditional Native American ceremonial ways can vary
Mithraism (20,436 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
a mystery religion centred around the god Mithras that was practised in the Roman Empire from about the 1st to the 4th century. The religion was inspired
Hittite mythology (1,552 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
have been identifiable in their animal form. Though drawing on ancient Mesopotamian religion, the religion of the Hittites and Luwians retains noticeable
Analytic philosophy (6,544 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Philosophy of religion In Analytic Philosophy of Religion, Harris noted that analytic philosophy has been a very heterogeneous 'movement'.... some forms of analytic
Olokun (246 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
great wealth and of the bottom of the ocean). Olokun is an orisha in the religion of Santeria. Olokun is an androgynous orisha, meaning Olokun is a man and
Secularization (3,389 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
societies progress, particularly through modernization and rationalization, religion loses its authority in all aspects of social life and governance. The term
Maluku (province) (604 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
the Halmahera Tengah Regency and the City of Ternate) were split off to form a separate province of North Maluku (Indonesian: Maluku Utara) The province
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. 
Celtic polytheism (5,748 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
evidence for Celtic religion than for any other example of Celtic life. The only problem is to assemble it in a systematic form which does not too greatly
Covenant (biblical) (3,141 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
Reductionism (4,877 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"Evolution-of-religion.com". evolution-of-religion.com.  Strenski, Ivan. "Classic Twentieth-Century Theorist of the Study of Religion: Defending the
Zeus (5,846 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Greek: Δίας, Días [ˈði.as]) is the sky and thunder god in ancient Greek religion, who ruled as king of the gods of Mount Olympus. His name is cognate with
Max Weber (14,488 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
Edict of Milan (1,563 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Christianity a legal status, but did not make Christianity the official religion of the Roman empire until Emperor Theodosius I did so in 380 AD. The document
Brett Gurewitz (1,586 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Puciato. Gurewitz joined Bad Religion in 1980 at the age of 18, when he, Greg Graffin, Jay Bentley and Jay Ziskrout agreed to form a band. After releasing
Religion in Atlanta (1,697 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion in Atlanta, while historically centered on Protestant Christianity, now involves many faiths as a result of the city and metro area's increasingly
Decline of Greco-Roman polytheism (7,058 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion in the Greco-Roman world at the time of the Constantinian shift mostly comprised three main currents: the traditional religions of ancient Greece
Republicanism (6,699 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Collatinus. This form of government collapsed in the latter part of the 1st century BCE, giving way to what was a monarchy in form, if not in name. Republics
Yazdânism (2,725 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
Commodity fetishism (6,611 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
Connexionalism (500 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
Isis (4,337 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
polytheistic pantheon of Egypt. She was first worshiped in ancient Egyptian religion, and later her worship spread throughout the Roman Empire and the greater
Hermaphroditus (2,213 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
and the origins of the cult of hermaphrodite beings stem from Eastern religions, where the hermaphrodite nature expressed the idea of a primitive being
Negative and positive atheism (1,054 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Positive atheism, also called strong atheism and hard atheism, is the form of atheism that asserts that no deities exist; negative atheism, also called
Excommunication (10,971 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
to their form of excommunication. The word excommunication means putting a specific individual or group out of communion. In some religions, excommunication
Religion in Fiji (4,959 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Aboriginal Fijian religion could be classified in modern terms as forms of animism or shamanism, traditions utilizing various systems of divination which
Punjabi fasts (491 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The following fasts are observed in the Punjab which form part of Punjabi folk religion. Karu-ay da varat (Gurmukhi: ਕਰੂੲੇ ਦਾ ਵਰਤ)is the Punjabi name
Schism (2,814 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
Buddhism (24,133 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Quarterly. Buddhism (pronunciation: /ˈbʊdɪzəm/ or /ˈbuːdɪzəm/) is a religion and dharma that encompasses a variety of traditions, beliefs and spiritual
Sanctum sanctorum (578 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Tabernacle in church architecture. The Latin word sanctum is the neuter form of the adjective "holy," and sanctorum its genitive plural. Thus the term
State religion (8,876 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A state religion (also called an established religion, state church, established church, or official religion) is a religious body or creed officially
Mongolian shamanism (2,141 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
broadly called the Mongolian folk religion, or occasionally Tengerism, refers to the animistic and shamanic ethnic religion that has been practiced in Mongolia
Medes (5,028 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
language of the Medes is unknown. The Medes had an Ancient Iranian Religion (a form of pre-Zoroastrian Mazdaism or Mithra worshipping) with a priesthood
Tiamat (2,445 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
For other uses, see Tiamat (disambiguation). In Mesopotamian religion (Sumerian, Assyrian, Akkadian and Babylonian), Tiamat is a primordial goddess of
Idolatry (11,473 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
neutral language a cult image, in the form of a physical image, such as a statue or icon. In Abrahamic religions, namely Christianity, Islam and Judaism
Miao folk religion (1,608 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Miao folk religion or Hmong folk religion is the common ethnic religion of Miao peoples, primarily consisting in the practice of ua dab (Hmongic: "worship
Hari (601 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
discus weapon considered to be the most powerful weapon according to Hindu Religion Sudarshana Chakra in his upper right hand and also have a bow named as
Kanai Anzen (70 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Kanai Anzen (家内安全) is a type of omamori, or Japanese amulet of the Shinto religion. Its purpose is to promote good health and to help those with illnesses
Transcendence (religion) (2,498 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Not to be confused with Transcendentalism. In religion, transcendence refers to the aspect of a god's nature and power which is wholly independent of the
Tibetan Muslims (691 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
known as the Kachee (Tibetan: ཁ་ཆེ་, Wylie: kha-che; also spelled Kache), form a small minority in Tibet. Despite being Muslim, they are officially recognized
Freedom of religion (12,059 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of religion or freedom of belief is a principle that supports the freedom of an individual or community, in public or private, to manifest religion or
Zapotec civilization (2,640 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Zapotec left archaeological evidence at the ancient city of Monte Albán in the form of buildings, ball courts, magnificent tombs and grave goods including finely
Paleolithic religion (1,630 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Paleolithic religions are a set of spiritual beliefs thought to have appeared during the Paleolithic time period. Religious behaviour is thought[by whom
Cattle in religion and mythology (4,425 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
from cattle, there are varying beliefs about cattle in societies and religions. In some regions, especially Nepal and most states of India, the slaughter
New religious movement (8,225 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A new religious movement (NRM), also known as a new religion or an alternative spirituality, is a religious or spiritual groups that has modern origins
Commodity fetishism (6,611 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
Mana (4,417 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
some mana in the form of a spell, which can be addressed by magic. Since mana comes from the animae, and those are the topic of religion, the most logical
Orthopraxy (1,978 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,
Sectarian violence (2,816 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
strife is a form of communal violence inspired by sectarianism, that is, between different sects of one particular mode of ideology or religion within a
Demeter (4,457 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
For other uses, see Demeter (disambiguation). In ancient Greek religion and Greek mythology, Demeter (/dᵻˈmiːtər/; Attic: Δημήτηρ Dēmḗtēr; Doric: Δαμάτηρ
Folsom point (357 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Folsom points are a distinct form of chipped stone projectile points associated with the Folsom Tradition of North America. The style of toolmaking was
Aghori (2,155 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
tradition according to Barrett (2008: p. 33): Lord Dattatreya, an antinomian form of Shiva closely associated with the cremation ground, who appeared to Baba
De Divinatione (294 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
notable as one of posterity's primary sources on the workings of Roman religion. It also includes a fragment of Cicero's poem on his own consulship. Nothing
State Shinto (4,111 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
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
Tiamat (2,445 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
For other uses, see Tiamat (disambiguation). In Mesopotamian religion (Sumerian, Assyrian, Akkadian and Babylonian), Tiamat is a primordial goddess of
Letter to a Christian Nation (1,610 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
God who allows disasters like Hurricane Katrina—and the conflict between religion and science. A 2005 Gallup poll suggested that 53% of Americans are sympathetic
Invisible Pink Unicorn (1,441 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Pink Unicorn (IPU) is the goddess of a parody religion used to satirize theistic beliefs, taking the form of a unicorn that is paradoxically both invisible
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
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
Agnosticism (7,480 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
does not exist". Agnosticism is a doctrine or set of tenets rather than a religion. English biologist Thomas Henry Huxley coined the word "agnostic" in 1869
Picts (6,362 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
themselves. Main article: Christianisation of Scotland Early Pictish religion is presumed to have resembled Celtic polytheism in general, although only
Mixtec (1,564 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
currently inhabit the Pacific slope of Oaxaca and Guerrero. The Mixtec languages form a major branch of the Otomanguean language family. In pre-Columbian times
Religion in Turkey (5,529 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
Meilichios (283 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ellen Harrison demonstrated in detail in Prolegomena to the Study of Greek Religion (1903). In the course of examining the archaic aspects of the Diasia festival
Ares (3,593 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Greek Religion, p. 169. Burkert, Greek Religion, p.169. Iliad 5.890–891. Hansen, Classical Mythology, pp. 114–115. Burkert, Greek Religion,p. 169
Hinduism in India (1,567 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
Sanctum sanctorum (578 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Tabernacle in church architecture. The Latin word sanctum is the neuter form of the adjective "holy," and sanctorum its genitive plural. Thus the term
Horse worship (948 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
in various regions of South Asia. In India, Horse worship in the form of worship of Hayagriva dates back to 2000 BC, when the Indo-Aryan people
Kisshōten (215 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
among the seven fukujin and fellow fukujin Daikoku is regarded in feminine form, all three of the Hindu Tridevi goddesses are represented in the fukujin
Amun (3,611 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Amun, who now found themselves without any of their former power. The religion of Egypt was inexorably tied to the leadership of the country, the pharaoh
God (11,457 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
is worshiped as "a god", see Deity. For God in specific religions, see § In specific religions. For other uses, see God (disambiguation).
Spirit tablet (422 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
butsudan. Tablets are also common in Japanese temples. In Chinese folk religion for example, a household will have one or more tablets for specific deities:
Youth ministry (693 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
organizing events and activities, youth ministry will usually include some form of religious instruction and pastoral oversight of young people. Main
Relationship between religion and science (17,840 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The relationship between religion and science has been a subject of study since classical antiquity, addressed by philosophers, theologians, scientists
Problem of evil (15,559 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
Establishment Clause (3,607 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Establishment Clause or the Religion Clause is the first of several pronouncements in the First Amendment to the United States Constitution, stating
Marduk (1,725 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the temple Esagila. "Marduk" is the Babylonian form of his name. According to The Encyclopedia of Religion, the name Marduk was probably pronounced Marutuk
Hero (4,264 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
glory. Classical heroes, regardless of their morality, were placed in religion. In classical antiquity, cults that venerated deified heroes such as Heracles
Shunning (2,751 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
power as any other member of the civil society. In cases where a group or religion is state-sanctioned, a key power, or in the majority (e.g. in Singapore)
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
Belief (7,993 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
Mythology (6,531 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Myths are often endorsed by rulers and priests and are closely linked to religion or spirituality. In fact, many societies group their myths, legends and
Chantico (106 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
customs. She also wears a crown of poisonous cactus spikes, and takes the form of a red serpent. Chantico is the goddess of precious things and is very
Bel (mythology) (444 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
applied to various gods in the Mesopotamian religion of Akkad, Assyria and Babylonia. The feminine form is Belit 'Lady, Mistress'. Bel is represented
Mythology (6,531 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Myths are often endorsed by rulers and priests and are closely linked to religion or spirituality. In fact, many societies group their myths, legends and
Religion and sexuality (11,438 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
For other uses, see Religion and sexuality (disambiguation). Each major religion has developed moral codes covering issues of sexuality, morality
Amun (3,611 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Amun, who now found themselves without any of their former power. The religion of Egypt was inexorably tied to the leadership of the country, the pharaoh
Aliran kepercayaan (285 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
meditation-based spiritual path than a religion. Some animists combine their beliefs with one of the government-recognized religions. As a body of belief, kebatinan
Antitheism (1,034 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
secular contexts, it typically refers to direct opposition to organized religion or to the belief in any deity. The Oxford English Dictionary defines
French Wars of Religion (9,070 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
French civil wars, see Fronde and French Revolution. The French Wars of Religion, or Huguenot Wars of the 16th century, are names for a period of civil
Fetishism (1,521 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of monotheistic religions as fetishes. For example, the Holy Cross and the consecrated host or tokens of communion found in some forms of Christianity
Set (deity) (3,194 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
desert, storms, disorder, violence and foreigners in ancient Egyptian religion. In Ancient Greek, the god's name is given as Sēth (Σήθ). Set is not, however
State atheism (6,140 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
repressive states. Main article: Marxism and religion A communist state, in popular usage, is a state with a form of government characterized by one-party
Cosmological argument (3,056 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Journal for Philosophy of Religion White, David E. "An argument for God's existence". International Journal for Philosophy of Religion.  Calvert, Brian. "Another
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
Kaharingan (1,983 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
this religion, and the Indonesian government views it as a form of Hinduism because the Indonesian government recognizes only six official religions, and
Meditation (17,236 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the founder of the religion, never specified any particular form of meditation, and thus each person is free to choose their own form. However, he specifically
Nagual (1,019 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In Mesoamerican folk religion, a nagual or nahual (both pronounced [na'wal]) is a human being who has the power to transform either spiritually or physically
Religion in Bulgaria (1,143 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
traditionally a Christian state since the adoption of Christianity as state religion in 865, and therefore the dominant confession is Eastern Orthodoxy of the
Sacred (2,911 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
San religion (2,319 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The San religion is the religion of the San people. Cagn (also known Kaang or /Kaggen) is the supreme god of the San. He is the first being and the creator
Establishment Clause (3,607 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Establishment Clause or the Religion Clause is the first of several pronouncements in the First Amendment to the United States Constitution, stating
Shamanism (15,255 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
commonly believed that the Shinto religion is the result of the transformation of a shamanistic tradition into a religion. Forms of practice vary somewhat in
Thirty-nine Articles (3,520 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
uses, see Book of Kings (disambiguation). The Thirty-nine Articles of Religion (commonly abbreviated as the Thirty-nine Articles or the XXXIX Articles)
Meilichios (283 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ellen Harrison demonstrated in detail in Prolegomena to the Study of Greek Religion (1903). In the course of examining the archaic aspects of the Diasia festival
Kisshōten (215 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
among the seven fukujin and fellow fukujin Daikoku is regarded in feminine form, all three of the Hindu Tridevi goddesses are represented in the fukujin
Muslim (2,656 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Muslim is someone who follows or practices Islam, a monotheistic Abrahamic religion. Muslims consider the Quran (Koran), their holy book, to be the verbatim
Faith (4,574 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hadith of Gabriel, Iman in addition to Islam and Ihsan form the three dimensions of the Islamic religion. Prophet Muhammad referred to the six articles of
Religious tourism (518 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
Dards (620 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
Psychopomp (526 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This article is about the psychopomp in religion, mythology and psychology. For the song, see Psychopomp (song). "Psychopomps" redirects here. For the
List of UFO religions (1,392 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
writes in Alternative Religions: A Sociological Introduction, "One form of quasi-religion that perhaps borders on a more orthodox form of religiosity is that
Political religion (2,544 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
those of a state religion, with which they often exhibit significant similarities in both theory and practice. In addition to basic forms of politics, like
Heathenry (new religious movement) (12,712 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Heathenry, also termed Heathenism or Germanic Neopaganism, is a modern Pagan religion. Classified as a new religious movement, its practitioners model their
Beti-Pahuin peoples (1,117 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
After the colonial era ended, their traditional religion has enjoyed a resurgence, such as the Bwiti religion and, as has a flowering of new styles of music
Ancient Egyptian concept of the soul (1,979 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
jb. This word was transcribed by E. A. Wallis Budge as Ab. In Egyptian religion, the heart was the key to the afterlife. It was conceived as surviving
David Hume (16,297 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
Canon (513 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Canon (film), a 1964 Canadian animated short based on the canon musical form Canon Inc., a Japanese imaging and optical products corporation Château
West Africa (5,309 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the populations of this region, and include Akan religion, Yoruba religion, Odinani, and Serer religion. They are spiritual but also linked to the historical
First Amendment to the United States Constitution (14,096 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
law respecting an establishment of religion, ensuring that there is no prohibition on the free exercise of religion, abridging the freedom of speech, infringing
Neo-Druidism (4,566 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Neo-Druidry, commonly referred to as Druidry by adherents, is a form of spirituality or religion that generally promotes harmony and worship of nature, and
Roman Catholic Diocese of Clifton (1,126 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
has more regularly scheduled Sunday Masses celebrated in the extraordinary form of the Roman Rite (sometimes known as the Tridentine Mass) within its boundaries
Imperial cult (1,544 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
Vosegus (156 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of a hill there was a temple dedicated to Vosegus. Later in Gallo-Roman religion, Vosegus was the patron god of the Vosges in eastern Gaul. His name is
Censer (2,394 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
vessel made for burning incense or perfume in some solid form. These vessels vary greatly in size, form, and material of construction, and have been in use
Evil (4,550 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
opposed although reference to demonic influence is common in Chinese folk religion. Confucianism's primary concern is with correct social relationships and
Growth of religion (11,930 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
List of religious ideas in science fiction (7,551 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Science fiction will sometimes address the topic of religion. Often religious themes are used to convey a broader message, but others confront the subject
Jupiter (mythology) (18,999 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
Secular Buddhism (1,309 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
as a consequence of the supposed triumph of scientific rationalism over religion in the modern period. Moreover, many aspects of secular Buddhism have been
Religion and mythology (3,786 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion and mythology differ in scope but have overlapping aspects. Both terms refer to systems of concepts that are of high importance to a certain community
Golden Rule (8,188 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
expectation of anything in return. The concept occurs in some form in nearly every religion and ethical tradition. It can also be explained from the perspectives
Bhagavad Gita (10,599 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
Secular Buddhism (1,309 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
as a consequence of the supposed triumph of scientific rationalism over religion in the modern period. Moreover, many aspects of secular Buddhism have been
Growth of religion (11,930 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
List of religious ideas in science fiction (7,551 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Science fiction will sometimes address the topic of religion. Often religious themes are used to convey a broader message, but others confront the subject
Religion in Tonga (851 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
are also present. Other than Christian denominations the next largest religion is of the Baha'i Faith. Hinduism and Buddhism have begun to gain traction
Hubris (1,558 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
a more modest reality. Hubris is generally considered a sin in world religions[clarification needed]. C. S. Lewis writes, in Mere Christianity, that
Roman Catholic Diocese of Clifton (1,126 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
has more regularly scheduled Sunday Masses celebrated in the extraordinary form of the Roman Rite (sometimes known as the Tridentine Mass) within its boundaries
Eight per thousand (1,406 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
organised religion recognised by Italy or, alternatively, to a social assistance scheme run by the Italian State. This declaration is made on the IRE form. People
Divine command theory (3,753 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
follow his commands. Followers of both monotheistic and polytheistic religions in ancient and modern times have often accepted the importance of God's
Hegelianism (3,007 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
all truth under the form of reason. Whatever truth there is in art and in religion is contained in philosophy, in a higher form, and free from all limitations
Aphrodite (4,427 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(1984), and the significant influence of the Near East on early Greek religion in general (and on the cult of Aphrodite in particular) is now widely recognized
Testimony (1,517 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Testify (disambiguation) and Testimony (disambiguation). In law and in religion, testimony is a solemn attestation as to the truth of a matter. The words
Vosegus (156 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of a hill there was a temple dedicated to Vosegus. Later in Gallo-Roman religion, Vosegus was the patron god of the Vosges in eastern Gaul. His name is
Separation of church and state in the United States (9,691 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
believed a government sanctioned (established) religion would disrupt rather than bind the newly formed union together. George Washington wrote a letter
Sharia (17,135 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
Religion and mythology (3,786 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion and mythology differ in scope but have overlapping aspects. Both terms refer to systems of concepts that are of high importance to a certain community
Trinidad (1,573 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Traditional African Religion, Yoruba/Trinidad Orisha, the Amerindian Religion, Jewish, Sikh, Jain, Taoist/Chinese folk religion/Confucianism, Buddhist
Covenant (religion) (1,160 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
In religion, a covenant is a formal alliance or agreement made by God with a religious community or with humanity in general. It is central to the Abrahamic
Blasphemy (6,902 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
sacred things, or toward something considered sacred or inviolable. Some religions consider blasphemy as a religious crime. As of 2012, anti-blasphemy laws
Spirituality (10,142 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
image of God" as exemplified by the founders and sacred texts of the religions of the world. In modern times the emphasis is on subjective experience
Marxism and religion (3,039 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
working classes false hope for millennia. At the same time Marx saw religion as a form of protest by the working classes against their poor economic conditions
Akhlut (242 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In Inuit mythology, Akhlut is an orca spirit that takes the form of a gigantic wolf or a wolf-orca hybrid when on land. It is a vicious, dangerous beast
Biled (119 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
also included two other villages until 2004, when they were split off to form Șandra Commune. In German, it is known as Billed, in Hungarian as Billéd
Religions of the ancient Near East (2,376 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Sumerian religion of ancient Mesopotamia. Offshoots of Proto-Semitic religion include Assyro-Babylonian religion, Canaanite religion, and Arabian religion. Judaism
Indians in Luxembourg (234 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Indians in Luxembourg form a small minority in the country. As of 2007, there are about 300 people of Indian origin living in Luxembourg. Since the 1980s
Religion in Nepal (632 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(for example Newar) in forms which are strongly influenced by Hinduism; Kiratism otherwise is the grassroots native religion of populations belonging
Wiccan Rede (1,981 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
key moral system in the Neopagan religion of Wicca and certain other related Witchcraft-based faiths. A common form of the Rede is An it harm none, do
Aten (1,428 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
originally an aspect of the god Ra. The deified Aten is the focus of the religion of Atenism established by Amenhotep IV, who later took the name Akhenaten
Roman Catholic Diocese of Iligan (228 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
newly elevated Diocese of Ozamiz, it was subdivided on November 20, 1976 to form the new Territorial Prelature of Marawi. On November 15, 1982 the prelature
Orisha (914 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
manifestations of the Supreme Divinity (Eledumare, Olorun, Olofi) in Yoruba religion. Orisha are said to have existed in the spiritual world, or Astral plane
Eirene (goddess) (428 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
For Eirene's form in Roman religion, see Pax. For the other Greek mythological figure, see Eirene (daughter of Poseidon) Eirene (/aɪˈriːni/; Greek: Εἰρήνη
Religion in Africa (3,691 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion in Africa is multifaceted and has been a major influence on art, culture and philosophy. Today, the continent's various populations and individuals
God Is Not Great (4,253 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything is a 2007 book by Anglo-American author and journalist Christopher Hitchens, in which he makes a case
United Kingdom Census 2001 (2,073 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
Universal manhood suffrage (295 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
suffrage is a form of voting rights in which all adult males within a political system are allowed to vote, regardless of income, property, religion, race, or
Tefnut (1,033 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
is a goddess of moisture, moist air, dew and rain in Ancient Egyptian religion. She is the sister and consort of the air god Shu and the mother of Geb
Dhupa (186 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
sources, see Flora of the Indian epics period. Dhupa (धुप) is, in Indian religions (such as Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, etc.), the ritual offering of incense
Christian (3,446 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
person who follows or adheres to Christianity, an Abrahamic, monotheistic religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus Christ. "Christian" derives from
1991 MTV Video Music Awards (1,411 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
night and "Losing My Religion" the most nominated video of the night. Winners are in bold text. R.E.M. – "Losing My Religion" C+C Music Factory – "Gonna
63 (number) (560 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
form 2n − 1 (with n = 6), but it is not a Mersenne prime since n is not prime and 63 is certainly not prime either. a Woodall number i.e. of the form
Human rights (15,172 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
print, in the form of art, or through any other media of his choice". Main articles: Freedom of thought, Conscience, and Freedom of religion Everyone has
Religion in Zambia (983 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
and practice any religion. Main article: Christianity in Zambia Christianity is believed to have arrived in Africa in the form of European Protestant
Sikh (7,931 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
about the Sikh religion, see Sikhism. A Sikh (/siːk, sɪk/; Punjabi: ਸਿੱਖ sikkh [sɪkkʰ]) is a follower of Sikhism, a monotheistic religion which originated
Yao folk religion (735 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Yao folk religion is the ethnic religion of the Yao people, a non-Sinitic ethnic group who reside in the Guangxi, Hunan and surrounding provinces of China
Sadhu (2,153 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Popular Prakashan, 1978. The Sadhu: A Study in Mysticism and Practical Religion, by Burnett Hillman Streeter, Aiyadurai Jesudasen Appasamy. Published by
Secularism (3,347 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Turkey although none of these nations have identical forms of governance. In studies of religion, modern democracies are generally recognized as secular
Ingroups and outgroups (1,153 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
Unitarianism (7,708 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
article is about the Christian theology. For the liberal, non-Christian religion, see Unitarian Universalism. For other uses, see Unitarianism (disambiguation)
Paganism (4,906 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
ancient writers regarding cultures known to the classical world. Forms of these religions, influenced by various historical pagan beliefs of pre-modern Europe
Bastet (2,638 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
see Bastet (disambiguation). Bastet was a goddess in ancient Egyptian religion, worshiped as early as the 2nd Dynasty (2890 BC). As Bast, she was the
Burmese folk religion (2,445 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Burmese folk religion refers to the animistic and polytheistic religious worship of nats (deities of local and Hindu origin) in Burma (Myanmar). Although
János Vass (62 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hungarian politician, who served as Minister of Religion in 1919. He organized the Council of Religion with participating of Jusztin Baranyay, Sándor Giesswein
Sunday school (2,182 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
Deva (Hinduism) (3,618 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
American Academy of Religion, Volume 81, Issue 2, pages 427-466 Doris Srinivasan (1997), Many Heads, Arms and Eyes: Origin, Meaning, and Form of Multiplicity
Religion in Scouting (3,732 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion in Scouting and Guiding is an aspect of the Scout method that has been practiced differently and given different interpretations over the years
Agnostic atheism (1,803 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(1894). The Ascent of Faith: or, the Grounds of Certainty in Science and Religion. London: Hodder and Stroughton. p. 21. OCLC 7234849. OL 21834002M. Let
Buddhism in Myanmar (4,556 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
proportion of monks in the population and proportion of income spent on religion. Adherents are most likely found among the dominant Bamar people, Shan
Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga (1,612 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
side of the Rudra Sagar lake. The presiding deity, Lord Shiva in the lingam form is believed to be Swayambhu, deriving currents of power (Shakti) from within
Court cairn (261 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
most common in what today are Argyll and Dumfries and Galloway (where they form the Clyde-Carlingford group), though a small outlying group have been found
Thelema (6,548 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
by Murder City Devils, see Thelema (EP). Thelema (/θəˈliːmə/) is a religion based on a philosophical law of the same name, adopted as a central tenet
New Thought (2,860 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
supplied by publishers – a phenomenon never observed, I imagine, until a religion has got well past its earliest insecure beginnings. One of the doctrinal
Religion in Taiwan (3,468 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
as "Taiwan". See the Religion of China article for the religion in the Mainland. Religion in Taiwan (officially
Gender in Bugis society (715 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
called. To be considered bissu, all aspects of gender must be combined to form a whole. This can include those who are born intersex. However, being bissu
Hawaiian religion (2,716 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hawaiian religion encompasses the indigenous religious beliefs and practices of the Native Hawaiians. It is polytheistic and animistic, with a belief in
Religious conversion (6,448 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
about voluntary acceptance of a religion. For forced conversion, see Forced conversion. For renunciation of a religion, see Apostasy. Religious conversion
Nasheed (668 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
lyrics of a nasheed usually make reference to Islamic beliefs, history, and religion, as well as current events. Some Ulama argue that the use of musical instruments
The Divine Invasion (1,007 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Emmanuel her own parallel universe. In this peaceful world, organized religion has little influence, Rybys Rommey is still alive and married to Herb Asher
Soapbox (825 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
orators, who have assembled at Speakers' Corner since 1872 to discuss religion, politics, and other topics. Blogs can be used as soapboxes within the
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
Haitian Vodou (7,263 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Vodoun /ˈvoʊ.duːn/, Vodu /ˈvoʊ.duː/, or Vaudoux /ˈvoʊ.duː/) is a syncretic religion practiced chiefly in Haiti and the Haitian diaspora. Practitioners are
Religion in South Sudan (517 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
in South Sudan, though all agree that the three main religions are African Traditional Religion, Christianity and Islam. The South Sudanese President
Religion in Indonesia (6,982 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Pancasila, is "belief in the one and only God". A number of different religions are practised in the country, and their collective influence on the country's
List of founders of religious traditions (1,360 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
founded a specific major denomination within a larger religion. In many cases, one can regard a religion as a continuous tradition extending to prehistoric
Transgender people and religion (6,268 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
Bala Krishna (1,220 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
along with Cult of Krishna-Vasudeva form the basis of the current tradition of the monotheistic Krishna religion. The worship of Balakrishna, the divine
Charas (895 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
integral role in the culture and ritual of certain sects of the Hindu religion, especially among the Shaivs — the sub-division of Hinduism holding Lord
Traditionalist School (2,513 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 Traditionalist School
Polygamy (9,856 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. See
Henotheism (2,245 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
Institutes of the Christian Religion (2,944 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Institutes of the Christian Religion (Latin: Institutio Christianae Religionis) is John Calvin's seminal work of Protestant systematic theology. Highly
Diourbel Region (428 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
people and form part of the Serer tumulus of Baol (see also Senegambian stone circles). They are some of the most sacred sites in Serer religion. The Department
Roman mythology (2,203 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
primary. Although Roman religion was not based on scriptures and exegesis, priestly literature was one of the earliest written forms of Latin prose. The books
Documentary hypothesis (2,799 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
Miaphysitism (1,012 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
nevertheless perceived the Christology of the Oriental Orthodox to be a form of Monophysitism (single nature doctrine). Meanwhile the Miaphysite Oriental
Tigris (1,440 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
Happiness (8,228 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
research) that the benefits of religion are due to strong convictions and membership in a social group. Happiness forms a central theme of Buddhist
Tamils (12,699 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
secular literature in South Asia. See also: Religion in ancient Tamil country and Dravidian folk religion Ancient Tamil grammatical works, Tolkappiyam;
History of hide materials (318 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Since ancient times, hides have also been used as a writing medium, in the form of parchment. Fur clothing was used by other hominids, at least the Neanderthal
Jews (15,567 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This article is about the Jewish people. For their religion, see Judaism. "Jew" redirects here. For other uses, see Jew (disambiguation). The Jews (/dʒuːz/;
Muslim world (10,541 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the Islamic community (Ummah), comprising all those who adhere to the religion of Islam, or to societies where Islam is practiced. In a modern geopolitical
Neo-völkisch movements (3,029 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
Matriarchal religion (1,269 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
religion is a religion that focuses on a goddess or goddesses. The term is most often used to refer to theories of prehistoric matriarchal religions that
Baltic neopaganism (931 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
carefully speaking Romuva could be considered as a specific form of Druwi. The religion is primarily represented institutionally by the "Kurono Academy
Kalash people (6,063 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
following about the pre-Islamic Nuristani religion: "Before their conversion to Islâm the Nuristânis practiced a form of ancient Hinduism, infused with accretions
Emakimono (503 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
romance, religion, folk tales, and stories of the supernatural world. The handscroll and the hanging scroll are the two most common forms of Japanese
Mulao people (601 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
仫佬族; pinyin: Mùlǎozú; own name: Mulam) people are an ethnic group. They form one of the 56 ethnic groups officially recognized by the People's Republic
Dionysiakos (101 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
god of Mount Olympus, Dionysus with customs and activities based on the religion in ancient Greece and is one of the most famous worldwide. Greek dances
Yarsanism (2,253 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the North West Iranian languages, adhere to a form of Kurdish Alawi faith which resembles the religions of the Druze or Yazidi.[citation needed] Ali-Illahism
Ayyavazhi (12,209 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
that originated in South India. It is cited as an independent monistic religion by several newspapers, government reports and academic researchers. In
Nichirenism (203 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Restoration Montgomery, Daniel (1991). Fire in the Lotus, The Dynamic Religion of Nichiren, London: Mandala, ISBN 1852740914, page 217-218 Jacqueline
Tiki (1,042 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This article is about the large Polynesian carvings in humanoid form. For other uses, see Tiki (disambiguation). In Māori mythology, Tiki
Sitanath Tattwabhushan (426 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Sen's Brahmo Niketan where he developed an interest in the philosophy of religion. However following the closure of that institute, he joined Alexander Duff's
Yarsanism (2,253 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the North West Iranian languages, adhere to a form of Kurdish Alawi faith which resembles the religions of the Druze or Yazidi.[citation needed] Ali-Illahism
Patheos (1,101 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
learning about religions through a reference library and other peer-reviewed resources on 27 global religions and worldviews. In its current form, the site
Religion in the Republic of Macedonia (688 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In the Republic of Macedonia, the most common religion is Orthodox Christianity, practiced by most of the ethnic Macedonians. The vast majority of the
Religion in the Netherlands (6,624 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion in the Netherlands was predominantly Christianity until late into the 20th century. Although religious diversity remains, there has been a decline
Tigris (1,440 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
I Ching (5,326 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
Monarchy (4,779 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
Acosmism (1,154 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
often traced to Hegel who used it in his discussion of the philosophy of religion, in particular his understanding of pantheism and refutation of the charge
Religion in Indonesia (6,982 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Pancasila, is "belief in the one and only God". A number of different religions are practised in the country, and their collective influence on the country's
Henotheism (2,245 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
Sri Lanka Kaffirs (844 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
adhered to traditional faiths.[citation needed] However, they now practice religions from Catholicism to Buddhism.[citation needed] Sri Lanka Kaffir culture
Bimoism (555 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Bimoism (Chinese: 毕摩教; pinyin: Bìmójiào) is the indigenous religion of the Yi people, the largest ethnic group in Yunnan after the Han Chinese. It takes
Charas (895 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
integral role in the culture and ritual of certain sects of the Hindu religion, especially among the Shaivs — the sub-division of Hinduism holding Lord
Sandung (920 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the sandung represents different Ngaju deities from the Kaharingan folk religion. Painting or carving of moon and stars is painted on the downriver side
Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan (5,132 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
Tamagushi (1,192 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Tamagushi (玉串?, literally "jewel skewer") is a form of Shinto offering made from a sakaki-tree branch decorated with shide strips of washi paper, silk
Anglo-Saxon paganism (15,002 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
termed Anglo-Saxon heathenism, Anglo-Saxon pre-Christian religion, or Anglo-Saxon traditional religion, refers to the religious beliefs and practices followed
Deity (8,973 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
divine or sacred. Monotheistic religions accept only one Deity (predominantly referred to as God), polytheistic religions accept and worship multiple deities
Apologetics (2,309 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. It may be less frequently heard in the UK[citation needed]
Grace (621 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
England Grace (photograph), the Minnesota state photograph Grace (style), a form of address Grass Roots Art and Community Effort (GRACE), American non-profit
Hajji (574 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Gani becomes Hajji Saif Gani. "Hadži" is also used in Christian Orthodox religion for people who go on pilgrimage to the grave of Christ in Jerusalem. It
Dievturība (468 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Neopagan religious movement which claims to be a modern revival of the folk religion of the Latvians before Christianization in the 13th century. Adherents
Bhakti (4,358 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Bhakti, states Michael Pasquier, has been a common form of religious activity in world religions throughout human history. It is found in Christianity
Phanes (mythology) (910 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Exeter, 17–20 July 2006 Abstract Andrew Lang (1887).  Myth, Ritual, and Religion, Volume 1, Chapter 10. Wikisource. pp. 315–319.  Mario Iozzo, “La kylix
Flying Spaghetti Monster (7,872 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Rastafarian), a social movement that promotes a light-hearted view of religion and opposes the teaching of intelligent design and creationism in public
Uma Baka' (184 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Some of their people have become very successful in education, business, religion and politics. Cristina Eghenter, Bernard Sellato & G. Simon Devung (2003)
Daikokuten (505 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of the Seven Lucky Gods (Fukujin). Daikokuten evolved from the Buddhist form of the Indian deity Shiva intertwined with the Shinto god Ōkuninushi. The
Hades (4,447 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
mythology portal Hellenismos portal Ereshkigal Ghosts in Mesopotamian religions Irkalla Saveasi'uleo The Golden Bough (mythology) Yama (East Asia)
History of hide materials (318 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Since ancient times, hides have also been used as a writing medium, in the form of parchment. Fur clothing was used by other hominids, at least the Neanderthal
Chhattisgarh (8,867 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
Patera (880 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
was a central and vital aspect of ancient Greek religion, and one of the simplest and most common forms of religious practice. It is one of the basic religious
Cult image (1,975 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
Lea, Lancashire (367 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
are villages in the City of Preston, Lancashire, England. Together they form the civil parish of Lea, which has a population of 5,962. In 2011, the population
Ferenc Székely (58 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
who served as Minister of Justice between 1910 and 1917. He also served as interim Minister of Religion and Education in 1910. Magyar Életrajzi Lexikon
Interfaith marriage (3,030 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
Altar server (2,209 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
least six months before being ordained as deacons. In the ordinary (normal) form of the Roman Rite of the celebration of Mass, provided no instituted acolyte
Abundantia (612 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
For the Christian saint, see Saint Abundantia. In ancient Roman religion, Abundantia (Latin pronunciation: [abʊnˈdantia]) was a divine personification
Utukku (451 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The utukku were a type of spirit in Sumerian religion that had escaped the underworld, either by their own power or by being summoned forth by a priest
Anthropomorphism (6,632 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
article: Anthropotheism In religion and mythology, anthropomorphism refers to the perception of a divine being or beings in human form, or the recognition of
Baal (4,831 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
plural form is baʿalim. Suggestions in early modern scholarship also included comparison with the Celtic god [Belenus]. See also: Religions of the ancient
Ahmadiyya view on Jihad (571 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
promised messiah) rendered Jihad in its military form as inapplicable in the present age since Islam, as a religion, is not being attacked militarily but through
Deconstruction and religion (2,908 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
developed by French philosopher Jacques Derrida, to religion. Those who take a deconstructive approach to religion identify closely with the work of Derrida, especially
1099 (246 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This article is about the year 1099. For the U.S. tax form, see Form 1099. Year 1099 (MXCIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display
Tamil Nadu (14,714 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Christians, 5. 9% Muslims, 0.1% Jains and 0.3% following other religions or no religion. The state is home to the core schools of medieval and modern Hinduism
Origins of Judaism (3,281 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
polytheistic Ancient Semitic religions, specifically Canaanite religion, a syncretization with elements of Babylonian religion and of the worship of Yahweh
Saturn (mythology) (3,776 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Saturn (Latin: Saturnus pronounced [saˈtʊr.nʊs]) is a god in ancient Roman religion, and a character in myth. Saturn is a complex figure because of his multiple
New Hampshire (9,338 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
2010.  "U.S. Religion Map and Religious Populations — U.S. Religious Landscape Study". Religions.pewforum.org. Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life.
Laïcité (3,521 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
is the principle of separation of church (or religion) and state. Etymologically, laïcité is a noun formed by adding the suffix -ité (English -ity, Latin
Great Britain (6,803 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
populations. Further information: Religion in England, Religion in Scotland, and Religion in Wales See also: Religion in the United Kingdom Christianity
Census of Ireland, 1911 (772 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
following forms: Form A, which was completed by the head of the family Forms B1, B2, and N, which were completed by the census enumerator Form A, which
New Hampshire (9,338 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
2010.  "U.S. Religion Map and Religious Populations — U.S. Religious Landscape Study". Religions.pewforum.org. Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life.
Sandung (920 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the sandung represents different Ngaju deities from the Kaharingan folk religion. Painting or carving of moon and stars is painted on the downriver side
Uma Baka' (184 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Some of their people have become very successful in education, business, religion and politics. Cristina Eghenter, Bernard Sellato & G. Simon Devung (2003)
Zalmoxis (2,398 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Deceneus was a priest who reformed the Getae religion, changing worship of Zalmoxis into a popular religion and imposing strict religious rules, such as
Theistic evolution (4,839 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
discussion of the evolution of theism, see Evolutionary psychology of religion. Theistic evolution, theistic evolutionism, or evolutionary creationism
Lea, Lancashire (367 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
are villages in the City of Preston, Lancashire, England. Together they form the civil parish of Lea, which has a population of 5,962. In 2011, the population
Iván Rakovszky (128 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
reformed their orders. In the cabinet of Géza Lakatos, he was the Minister of Religion and Education (and de facto Deputy Prime Minister). His wife was Jolán
Immanuel Kant (18,058 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Foundations of Natural Science, The Form and Principles of the Sensible and Intelligible World, Perpetual Peace, and Religion within the Bounds of Bare Reason
Origins of Judaism (3,281 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
polytheistic Ancient Semitic religions, specifically Canaanite religion, a syncretization with elements of Babylonian religion and of the worship of Yahweh
Interfaith marriage (3,030 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
Maya (635 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
and Brazil Ma'ya language, an Austronesian language of West Papua Maya religion, the religious practices of the Maya peoples of parts of Mexico and Central
Homosexuality in ancient Peru (611 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
behavior in ancient Peru has survived since the Spanish conquest of Peru in the form of erotic ceramics (Spanish: huacos eróticos). Such pottery originated from
Saturn (mythology) (3,776 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Saturn (Latin: Saturnus pronounced [saˈtʊr.nʊs]) is a god in ancient Roman religion, and a character in myth. Saturn is a complex figure because of his multiple
Abundantia (612 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
For the Christian saint, see Saint Abundantia. In ancient Roman religion, Abundantia (Latin pronunciation: [abʊnˈdantia]) was a divine personification
Laïcité (3,521 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
is the principle of separation of church (or religion) and state. Etymologically, laïcité is a noun formed by adding the suffix -ité (English -ity, Latin
UFO religion (3,468 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A UFO religion is any religion in which the existence of extraterrestrial (ET) entities operating unidentified flying objects (UFOs) are an element of
Caesaropapism (1,244 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"the complete subordination of priests to secular power." In its extreme form, caesaropapism is a political theory in which the head of state, notably
1099 (246 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This article is about the year 1099. For the U.S. tax form, see Form 1099. Year 1099 (MXCIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display
Andhra Pradesh (9,965 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
On 2 June 2014, the north-western portion of the state was bifurcated to form a new state of Telangana. In accordance with the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation
Religion in pre-colonial Philippines (2,613 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
traditions in Anito have survived in the form of Folk Catholicism. Most records concerning pre-colonial Philippine religion can be traced back through various
Tree of life (4,929 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
El (deity) (5,007 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
supreme god of the Canaanite religion and the supreme god of the Mesopotamian Semites in the pre-Sargonic period. Cognate forms are found throughout the
Mormonism (6,987 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This article is about the Mormon religion. For the largest and most prominent branch of Mormonism, see The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Ebisu (mythology) (670 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
are often joined by Fukurokuju as the "Three Gods of Good Fortune". As a form of animal worshiping, Ebisu was often referred to marine megafaunas such
Traditional Berber religion (2,898 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
other traditional African religions (such as the Ancient Egyptian religion), or borrowed during antiquity from the Punic religion, Judaism, Iberian mythology
Great Architect of the Universe (1,034 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
revelation of the Bible". John Calvin, in his Institutes of the Christian Religion (1536), repeatedly calls the Christian God "the Architect of the Universe"
Demographics of atheism (9,912 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
anywhere from 2% to 13% of the world's population, whereas people without a religion comprise anywhere from 10% to 22% of the world's population. According
Temperance (virtue) (1,393 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
includes restraint from retaliation in the form of non-violence and forgiveness, restraint from arrogance in the form of humility and modesty, restraint from
Hindutva (4,451 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
Personal god (2,211 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"the All", or the "Ground of Being". In the scriptures of the Abrahamic religions, God is described as being a personal creator, speaking in the first person
Pyre (611 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Traditionally, pyres are used for the cremation of the dead in the Hindu and Sikh religions, a practice which dates back several thousands of years. Funeral pyres
Dutch people (9,893 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Dutch religion Further information: Religion in the Netherlands Prior to the arrival of Christianity, the ancestors of the Dutch adhered to a form of Germanic
Islamic state (2,125 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
legal systems. Certain Muslim states have declared Islam to be their state religion in their constitutions, but do not apply Islamic law in their courts. Islamic
Separation of church and state (12,657 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
a concept defining the distance in the relationship between organized religion and the nation state. It may refer to creating a secular state, with or
Omniscience (1,596 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Omniscience /ɒmˈnɪʃəns/, mainly in religion, is the capacity to know everything that there is to know. In particular, Dharmic religions (Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism
Census in the United Kingdom (2,432 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
Philosophical theology (1,184 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
which studies religion from a philosophical perspective, see Philosophy of religion. Philosophical theology is both a branch and form of theology in
Contact (novel) (1,392 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
between humanity and a more technologically advanced, extraterrestrial life form. It ranked No. 7 on the 1985 U.S. bestseller list. The novel originated as
Psychological projection (1,587 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
Primus inter pares (2,238 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
ironically or self-deprecatingly by leaders with much higher status as a form of respect, camaraderie, or propaganda. After the fall of the Republic, Roman
Kokutai (2,453 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Aizawa idealized this divinely-ruled ancient Japan as a form of saisei itchi (祭政一致 "unity of religion and government") or theocracy. For early Japanese Neo-Confucian
Stranorlar (574 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Stranorlar and Ballybofey (located on the other side of the River Finn) form the Twin Towns. The town is located at the junction of the N15 and N13
Druid (7,627 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
different branches of natural philosophy, and on many problems connected with religion. — Julius Caesar, De Bello Gallico, VI, 13 Diodorus Siculus, writing in
Sándor Ernszt (55 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
19 November 1938) was a Hungarian politician, who served as Minister of Religion and Education in 1931. He also served as Minister of Welfare and Labour
Asceticism (7,835 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
was done away with, a different form of asceticism arose when Antiochus IV Epiphanes threatened the Jewish religion in 167 BC. The Hasidaean-Essene tradition
Indian religions (11,856 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
see The Religion of India: The Sociology of Hinduism and Buddhism. Indian religions, also termed as Dharmic faiths or religions, are the
Massachusetts (14,433 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
April 10, 2015.  "The Association of Religion Data Archives | State Membership Report". Association of Religion Data Archives. Retrieved November 22,
Religion in Belgium (2,139 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Christianity, in particular Roman Catholicism, is the largest religion in Belgium. As of 2012 about 65% of the population is Christian, with 58% being
Nilotic peoples (2,557 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
primarily adhere to Christianity and traditional faiths, including the Dinka religion. The terms Nilotic and Nilote were previously used as racial sub-classifications