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

Greek religion encompasses the collection of beliefs, rituals, and mythology originating in ancient Greece in the form of both popular public religion and
Wicca (11,478 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
reconstructionist spectrum. Several academics have also categorised Wicca as a form of nature religion, a term that is also embraced by many of the faith's practitioners
Polytheism (4,513 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Polytheism was the typical form of religion during the Bronze Age and Iron Age up to the Axial Age and the development of Abrahamic religions, the latter of which
Religion (12,839 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Buddhism or forms of folk religion. The study of religion encompasses a wide variety of academic disciplines, including theology, comparative religion and social
Anubis (2,814 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
god associated with mummification and the afterlife in ancient Egyptian religion, usually depicted as a canine or a man with a canine head. Archeologists
Secularity (1,590 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
European Enlightenment. Furthermore, since "religion" and "secular" are both Western concepts that were formed under the influence of Christian theology
Atheism (15,984 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
Scientology (24,096 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
Hinduism (29,092 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hinduism is a religion, or a way of life, widely practiced in South Asia. Hinduism has been called the oldest religion in the world, and some practitioners
Zoroastrianism (11,046 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"
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
Losing My Religion (2,536 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"Losing My Religion" is a song by the American alternative rock band R.E.M. The song was released as the first single from the group's 1991 album Out of
Monotheism (10,279 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
elements of pre-monotheistic thought are found in early religions such as Atenism, Ancient Chinese religion, and Yahwism. The word monotheism comes from the
Yoruba religion (2,566 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
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
Irreligion (2,515 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(adjective form: non-religious or irreligious) is the absence, indifference, rejection of, or hostility towards religion. Irreligion may include some forms of
Yahweh (4,401 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Van der Toorn, Karel (1996). Family Religion in Babylonia, Ugarit and Israel: Continuity and Changes in the Forms of Religious Life. BRILL. ISBN 9004104100
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 (2,263 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
comes from whatever object the diviner happens to see or hear. Some religions use a form of bibliomancy: they ask a question, riffle the pages of their holy
Chinese folk religion (20,988 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
Sikhism (14,346 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Higher still is truthful living". Sikhism is a monistic form of monotheistic (panentheistic) religion. In Sikhism, the concept of "God" is Vāhigurū—is shapeless
Judaism (20,068 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
is an ancient monotheistic Abrahamic religion with the Torah as its foundational text. It encompasses the religion, philosophy and culture of the Jewish
Celtic mythology (2,365 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
Animism (5,584 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
still practiced in a variety of forms in many traditional societies. Animism is used in the anthropology of religion as a term for the belief system of
Religion in Montenegro (674 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
Ra (2,517 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
25th and 24th centuries BC, he had become a major god in ancient Egyptian religion, identified primarily with the noon sun. In later Egyptian dynastic times
Religion in Kiribati (665 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
by `Abdu'l-Bahá, then head of the religion, that Bahá'ís should take the religion to the Gilbert Islands which form part of modern Kiribati. The first
Modern Paganism (11,209 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
Islam (19,679 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Islam (/ˈɪslɑːm/) is an Abrahamic monotheistic religion teaching that there is only one incomparable God (Allah) and that Muhammad is the messenger of
Rhea (mythology) (1,357 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Martin Persson (1 January 1950). "The Minoan-Mycenaean Religion and Its Survival in Greek Religion". Biblo & Tannen Publishers – via Google Books.  "Rhea
Theocracy (5,108 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
adherents, yet no form of civil marriage (free of religion, for atheists, for example) exists nor marriage by non-recognized minority religions. Following
Taoism (9,002 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%
Venus (mythology) (6,495 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
adjectival form *venes-no-: William W. Skeat ibid. s.v. "venom" Staples, Ariadne, From Good Goddess to vestal virgins: sex and category in Roman religion, Routledge
LaVeyan Satanism (10,036 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
LaVeyan Satanism is a religion founded in 1966 by the American occultist and author Anton Szandor LaVey. Scholars of religion have classified it as a
Incarnation (1,723 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
attributes of God onto this material world. Buddhism is a non-theistic religion, it denies the concept of a creator god or any incarnation of a creator
Historical Vedic religion (5,044 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The historical Vedic religion (also known as Vedism, Brahmanism, Vedic Brahmanism, and ancient Hinduism) was the religion of the Indo-Aryans of northern
Creation myth (3,800 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
Ancient Egyptian religion (9,768 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ancient Egyptian religion was a complex system of polytheistic beliefs and rituals which were an integral part of ancient Egyptian society. It centered
Republic (8,071 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A republic (Latin: res publica) is a form of government in which the country is considered a "public matter" – not the private concern or property of the
Pantheism (5,628 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
Religion in the Bahamas (264 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion in the Bahamas reflects the country's diversity. Since the English colonization, most Bahamians adhere to diverse Protestant denominations with
Bahá'í Faith (10,352 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Bahá'í Faith (Persian: بهائی‎‎ Bahā'i) is a religion teaching the essential worth of all religions, and the unity and equality of all people. Established
Theories about religions (5,499 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
anthropological theories about religion (or theories of religion) generally attempt to explain the origin and function of religion. These theories define what
God (10,271 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
who disbelieves in every form of deity, not just the God of traditional Western theology." Boyer, Pascal (2001). Religion Explained,. New York: Basic
Newar Buddhism (713 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Newar Buddhism is the form of Vajrayana Buddhism practiced by the Newar people of the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. It has developed unique socio-religious
Vietnamese folk religion (2,896 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
indigenous religion is sometimes identified as Confucianism since it carries values that were emphasized by Confucius. Đạo Mẫu is a distinct form of Vietnamese
Comparative religion (1,832 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of religion yields a deeper understanding of the fundamental philosophical concerns of religion such as ethics, metaphysics, and the nature and form of
Ekasarana Dharma (2,826 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Dharma (Assamese এক শৰণ ধৰ্ম; literally: 'Shelter-in-One religion') is a panentheistic form of Hinduism founded and propagated by Srimanta Sankardeva
New Age (16,958 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
movement (NRM); while the psychologist describes it as a form of narcissism." — Scholar of religion Daren Kemp, 2004. The New Age phenomenon has proved difficult
Religion in Korea (218 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
same time, the government shows support for Cheondoism, a form of Korean indigenous religion. Grayson, 2002. pp. 120-138 Grayson, 2002. pp. 155-158
Confucianism (9,695 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
Historical Vedic religion (5,044 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The historical Vedic religion (also known as Vedism, Brahmanism, Vedic Brahmanism, and ancient Hinduism) was the religion of the Indo-Aryans of northern
Hermes (6,550 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hermes (/ˈhɜːrmiːz/; Greek: Ἑρμῆς) is an Olympian god in Greek religion and mythology, the son of Zeus and the Pleiad Maia, and the second youngest of
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
Divinity (2,462 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In religion, divinity or godhead is the state of things that are believed to come from a supernatural power or deity, such as a god, supreme being, creator
Religion in Japan (5,988 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion in Japan is dominated by Shinto (the ethnic religion of the Japanese people) and by Buddhism. According to surveys carried out in 2006 and 2008
Freemasonry (8,991 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In a few cases, the candidate may be required to be of a specific religion. The form of Freemasonry most common in Scandinavia (known as the Swedish Rite)
Proselytism (2,642 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
/ˈprɒsəlɪˌtɪzəm/ is the act of attempting to convert people to another religion or opinion. The word proselytize is derived from the Greek language prefix
Balinese Hinduism (1,922 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
century BC. It was gradually replaced by Buddhism, which was the main religion of Sumatra and Java, until it in turn was displaced by the coming of Islam
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
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
Ardhanarishvara (4,496 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ardhanarishvara (Sanskrit: अर्धनारीश्वर, Ardhanārīśvara) is a composite androgynous form of the Hindu God Shiva and His consort Parvati (also known as Devi, Shakti
Invocation (1,381 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
pre-established form or with the invoker's own words or actions. An example of a pre-established text for an invocation is the Lord's Prayer. All religions in general
Religion in China (33,506 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the spiritual world, a heritage that survives in some modern forms of Chinese religion. Ancient shamanism is especially connected to ancient Neolithic
Comparative religion (1,832 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of religion yields a deeper understanding of the fundamental philosophical concerns of religion such as ethics, metaphysics, and the nature and form of
Ifá (1,006 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
Salvation (3,819 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
Madhya Pradesh (5,781 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of India. Archived 16 May 2012 at the Wayback Machine. "Madhya Pradesh Religion Census 2011". Office of the Registrar General and Census Commissioner,
Kirat Mundhum (839 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 Nepali tribes: Limbu, Rai, Sunuwar and Yakkha peoples of Nepal,
Goddess (3,983 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
Ancient Egyptian deities (11,517 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
Himachal Pradesh (5,959 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
Dualism (4,263 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
Dravidian folk religion (2,825 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The early Dravidian religion constituted a non-Vedic form of Hinduism in that they were either historically or are at present Āgamic. The Agamas are non-Vedic
Jedi census phenomenon (2,694 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
that determines a religion per definition of the ABS, but there would need to be a belief system or philosophy as well as some form of institutional or
Greek mythology (10,776 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
Protestantism (20,330 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
Occult (1,771 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Wicca and many other modern pagan religions. Some other religious denominations disapprove of occultism in most or all forms. They may view the occult as being
Magic (paranormal) (7,375 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
private, while religion is a communal and organised activity. The term magic comes from the Old Persian magu, a word that applied to a form of religious
Ghost Dance (3,151 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
region. The basis for the Ghost Dance, the circle dance, is a traditional form that has been used by many Indian peoples since prehistoric times, but this
Navadurga (1,232 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Nine forms of Goddess Durga, constitute according to Hindu Religion, the manifestation of Goddess Durga, the Mother Goddess, in nine different forms. These
Revelation (5,237 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In religion and theology, revelation is the revealing or disclosing of some form of truth or knowledge through communication with a deity or other supernatural
Norse religion (12,085 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Norse religion developed from early Germanic religion during the Proto-Norse period, when the North Germanic peoples developed into a distinct branch
Norse mythology (3,552 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
9122020071(v. 2). Turville-Petre, E O Gabriel (1964). Myth and Religion of the North: The Religion of Ancient Scandinavia. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. Reprinted
Korean shamanism (3,780 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Young Lee describes Muism as a form of Sinism - the shamanic tradition within the religion. Other names for the religion are Shindo (Hangul: 신도; Hanja: 神道;
Polygamy (10,777 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
associated with the Muslim religion, although not all Muslim cultures practice it, and neither is it restricted to this religion. In cultures which practice
Christianity (21,730 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
monotheistic religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus Christ, who serves as the focal point of the Christian faith. It is the world's largest religion, with
Émile Durkheim (9,282 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
Religion in Bangladesh (1,676 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
animists and atheists form 1% of the minuscule remainders.[self-published source] A survey in late 2003 confirmed that religion is the first choice by
Vattisen Yaly (949 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
could be categorised as a peculiar form of Tengrism, a related revivalist movement of Central Asian traditional religion, however it differs significantly
Mars (mythology) (10,337 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
In ancient Roman religion and myth, Mars (Latin: Mārs, [maːrs]) was the god of war and also an agricultural guardian, a combination characteristic of early
Timeline of religion (5,389 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
Yazidis (11,473 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
Evolutionism (1,239 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
Evolutionary origin of religions (4,587 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
verbal, since the sacred truths have to be stated. If so, religion, at least in its modern form, cannot pre-date the emergence of language. It has been
Heaven (7,358 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 censorship (3,096 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
a form of censorship where freedom of expression is controlled or limited using religious authority or on the basis of the teachings of the religion. This
Secularism in India (3,952 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
Ancient Mesopotamian religion (6,722 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Mesopotamian religion refers to the religious beliefs and practices of the civilizations of ancient Mesopotamia, particularly Sumer, Akkad, Assyria and
Religion in Gabon (563 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Major religions practiced in Gabon include Christianity (Roman Catholicism and Protestantism), Islam, and traditional indigenous religious beliefs. Many
Vattisen Yaly (949 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
could be categorised as a peculiar form of Tengrism, a related revivalist movement of Central Asian traditional religion, however it differs significantly
Prayer (10,572 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
Zeus (5,991 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Greek: Ζεύς Zeús [zdeǔ̯s]) is the sky and thunder god in ancient Greek religion, who ruled as king of the gods of Mount Olympus. His name is cognate with
Timeline of religion (5,389 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
Secularism in India (3,952 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
Hierophany (355 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
constrictive word theophany (an appearance of a god). Eliade argues that religion is based on a sharp distinction between the sacred (God, gods, mythical
Buddhism (24,941 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Buddhism ( /ˈbʊdɪzəm/ or /ˈbuːdɪzəm/) is a religion and dharma that encompasses a variety of traditions, beliefs and spiritual practices largely based
Pan (god) (4,342 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
In Greek religion and mythology, Pan (/ˈpæn/; Ancient Greek: Πάν, Pan) is the god of the wild, shepherds and flocks, nature of mountain wilds and rustic
Magic and religion (3,049 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Magical thinking in various forms is a cultural universal and an important aspect of religion. Magic is prevalent in all societies, regardless of whether
Muslim world (10,949 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
unified Islamic community (Ummah), consisting of all those who adhere to the religion of Islam, or to societies where Islam is practiced. In a modern geopolitical
Deism (9,845 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
Assyria (15,689 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
movements also emerged in the form of gnostic sects such as Mandeanism, as well as the now extinct Manichean religion. In 226, Assyria was largely
Mysticism (12,052 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
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
Anguilla (4,326 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
According to the 2001 census, Christianity is Anguilla's predominant religion, with 29 percent of the population practising Anglicanism. Another 23.9
Telangana (5,679 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(/tɛlənˈɡɑːnə/ ( listen)) is one of the 29 states in India, located in southern India. Formed on 2 June 2014 as the youngest state in India, from the northwestern part
Religion in Denmark (1,710 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
Anglican Diocese of Peterborough (582 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
which was founded as a monastery in AD 655 and re-built in its present form between 1118 and 1238. Founded at the Dissolution of the Monasteries in
Zoophilia (10,005 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
Æsir (3,118 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
ásynja, plural ásynjur) is a member of the principal pantheon in Norse religion. This pantheon includes Odin, Frigg, Thor, Baldr and Týr. The second pantheon
Hindutva (4,221 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
East Asian religions (3,108 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
comparative religion, the East Asian religions (also known as Far Eastern religions or Taoic religions) form a subset of the Eastern religions. This group
Secular humanism (7,171 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of religion in its various guises, preferred a non-religious approach. The release in 1980 of A Secular Humanist Declaration by the newly formed Council
Great Britain (6,647 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
2010.  Retrieved on 17 October 2011. "Analysis of Religion in the 2001 Census – Current Religion in Scotland". Scotland.gov.uk. Retrieved 15 August 2011
Self-concept (3,196 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
and interacts with self-esteem, self-knowledge, and the social self to form the self as whole. It includes the past, present, and future selves, where
Sikh (8,017 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Punjabi: ਸਿੱਖ sikkh [sɪkkʰ]) is a follower of Sikhism, a panentheistic religion which originated during the 15th century in the Punjab region of northwestern
Kalash people (6,990 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
ethnoreligious community, practising a religion which some scholars characterise as a form of animism, and other academics as "a form of ancient Hinduism". The neighbouring
Religious fanaticism (1,484 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
Sam Harris (4,368 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
organized religion. In The Moral Landscape (2010), he argues that science answers moral problems and can aid human well-being. He published a long-form essay
Kulam (409 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Kulam or "Pagkukulam" is a form of folk magic practiced in the Philippines. It puts emphasis on the innate power of the self and a secret knowledge of
Libation (3,269 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
was a central and vital aspect of ancient Greek religion, and one of the simplest and most common forms of religious practice. It is one of the basic religious
Religion in Scotland (6,112 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion in Scotland includes all forms of religious organisation and practice. Christianity is the largest faith in Scotland. In the 2011 census, 53
Oracle (2,871 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
Religion and video games (3,446 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
As video games are a form of entertainment, the use of religion can be controversial. Opinions on video games differ from religion and denomination; there
Yazdânism (2,570 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
native religion of the Kurds. The term was introduced by Kurdish scholar Mehrdad Izady to represent what he considers the "original" religion of the Kurds
Romuva (religion) (1,962 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
Special Marriage Act, 1954 (1,342 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
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
Scientism (3,935 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
Picts (6,299 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Pictish counterparts as very much like themselves. Early Pictish religion is presumed to have resembled Celtic polytheism in general, although only
Christian libertarianism (409 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
with other libertarians, what is prohibited by law is limited to various forms of assault, theft, and fraud. Other actions that are forbidden by Christianity
Stregheria (1,888 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
Shinto (9,412 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Shinto (神道, Shintō), or kami-no-michi (among other names) is the ethnic religion of Japan that focuses on ritual practices to be carried out diligently
Acclamation (459 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
An acclamation, in its most common sense, is a form of election that does not use a ballot. "Acclamation" or "acclamatio" can also signify a kind of ritual
Religion in Cuba (2,645 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Cuba's prevailing religion is Christianity, primarily Roman Catholicism, although in some instances it is profoundly modified and influenced through syncretism
Nation (2,947 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
nationalism. He also claims that a nation is not formed on the basis of dynasty, language, religion, geography, or shared interests. Rather, "A nation
Kamidana (488 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
shintai, an object meant to house a chosen kami, thus giving it a physical form to allow worship. Kamidana shintai are most commonly small circular mirrors
Mithraism (20,571 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
mystery religion centred around the god Mithras that was practised in the Roman Empire from about the 1st to the 4th century CE. The religion was inspired
Armenian mythology (1,984 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Encyclopædia of Religion and Ethics, ed. James Hastings, vol. 1, 1908 Russell, James R. (15 December 1986). "ARMENIA AND IRAN iii. Armenian Religion". Encyclopædia
Corruption (7,536 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Corruption is a form of dishonest or unethical conduct by a person entrusted with a position of authority, often to acquire personal benefit. Corruption
Priest (5,911 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
charge"), is a religious leader authorized to perform the sacred rituals of a religion, especially as a mediatory agent between humans and one or more deities
Religion in Qatar (686 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
population, 0.7% follow other religions and 0.9% are unaffiliated to any religion, Qatar is also home to numerous other religions mostly from the Middle East
Religion in Cuba (2,645 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Cuba's prevailing religion is Christianity, primarily Roman Catholicism, although in some instances it is profoundly modified and influenced through syncretism
Zulu people (1,506 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
belief system of ancestor worship in parallel with their Christianity. Zulu religion includes belief in a creator God (uNkulunkulu) who is above interacting
Happiness (4,582 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
quality of life, flourishing, and contentment. In philosophy and (western) religion, happiness may be defined in terms of living a good life, or flourishing
Picts (6,299 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
by some sources, gradually merged with the Gaelic kingdom of Dál Riata to form the Kingdom of Alba (Scotland). Alba then expanded, absorbing the Brittonic
Religion in ancient Rome (18,177 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion in ancient Rome includes the ancestral ethnic religion of the city of Rome that the Romans used to define themselves as a people, as well as
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
Anglican Diocese of Peterborough (582 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
which was founded as a monastery in AD 655 and re-built in its present form between 1118 and 1238. Founded at the Dissolution of the Monasteries in
Isis (4,291 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
Republicanism (6,747 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
Asura (3,864 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
American Academy of Religion, Volume 81, Issue 2, pages 427-466 Doris Srinivasan (1997), Many Heads, Arms and Eyes: Origin, Meaning, and Form of Multiplicity
Max Weber (14,484 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
Shinto (9,412 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Shinto (神道, Shintō), or kami-no-michi (among other names) is the ethnic religion of Japan that focuses on ritual practices to be carried out diligently
Blasphemy (3,601 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
sacred things, or toward something considered sacred or inviolable. Some religions consider blasphemy to be a religious crime. As of 2012, anti-blasphemy
Places of Worship Registration Act 1855 (1,518 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
March 2011). "Places of Worship in England and Wales, 1999–2009". British Religion in Numbers. University of Manchester. Archived from the original on 20
Encyclical (895 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
Ancient Canaanite religion (3,313 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Canaanite religion refers to the group of Ancient Semitic religions practiced by the Canaanites living in the ancient Levant from at least the early Bronze
Glossary of ancient Roman religion (34,452 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
vocabulary of ancient Roman religion was highly specialized. Its study affords important information about the religion, traditions and beliefs of the
Mythology (6,591 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Forms of Folklore: Prose Narratives. University of California.  Bowker, John (2005). "Euhemerism". The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions.
Establishment Clause (3,804 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Establishment Clause together with the Free Exercise Clause form the constitutional right of freedom of religion that is protected by the First Amendment to the United
Marapu (814 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Marapu religion (also known as Marafu in Sumba) is a form of ancestral religion that is practiced mainly in the island of Sumba in Indonesia. Marapu
Romuva (religion) (1,962 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Romuva is a contemporary continuation of the traditional ethnic religion of the Baltic peoples, reviving the ancient religious practices of the Lithuanians
Religious pluralism (7,569 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
Armenian neopaganism (1,917 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
Theodicy (6,451 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Theodicy (/θiːˈɒdɪsi/), in its most common form, is an attempt to answer the question of why a good God permits the manifestation of evil. Some theodicies
Analytic philosophy (6,503 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Analytic Philosophy of Religion, Harris noted that analytic philosophy has been a very heterogeneous 'movement'.... some forms of analytic philosophy
Freedom of religion in India (2,767 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
Reductionism (4,782 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"Evolution-of-religion.com". evolution-of-religion.com.  Strenski, Ivan. "Classic Twentieth-Century Theorist of the Study of Religion: Defending the
Ares (3,485 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
people was given a more important and dignified place in ancient Roman religion as a guardian deity. During the Hellenization of Latin literature, the
Tiamat (2,039 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In the religion of ancient Babylon, Tiamat (Akkadian: 𒀭𒋾𒊩𒆳 DTI.AMAT or 𒀭𒌓𒌈 DTAM.TUM, Greek: Θάλαττη Thálattē) is a primordial goddess of the salt
Jainism (19,547 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
traditionally known as Jain Dharma, is one of the most ancient Indian religions. The three main principles of Jainism are ahimsa ('non-violence'), anekantavada
Medes (5,026 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
Alawites (6,578 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
rendered as Alawites (Arabic: علوية‎‎ Alawīyyah), are a syncretic closed religion. Due to politics, the Alawites (Hamdanites) have been categorised under
Christian libertarianism (409 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
with other libertarians, what is prohibited by law is limited to various forms of assault, theft, and fraud. Other actions that are forbidden by Christianity
Gnosticism (13,448 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
be among the oldest of the Gnostic thought forms. These movements are considered by most to be religions in their own right, and are not emanations from
Shunning (2,699 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
power as any other member of the civil society. In cases where a group or religion is state-sanctioned, a key power, or in the majority (e.g. in Singapore)
Organized religion (443 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 in which belief systems and rituals
Aphrodite (4,337 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(1984). The significant influence of Near Eastern culture on early Greek religion in general, and on the cult of Aphrodite in particular, is now widely recognized
Aruba (4,008 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
often called the Dutch Caribbean. Aruba is one of the four countries that form the Kingdom of the Netherlands, along with the Netherlands, Curaçao, and
Satanism (11,211 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
religious studies scholars have described LaVey's Satanism as a form of "self-religion" or "self-spirituality", with religious studies scholar Amina Olander
Heathenry (new religious movement) (13,573 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Heathenry, also termed Heathenism or Germanic Neopaganism, is a modern Pagan religion. Scholars of religious studies classify Heathenry as a new religious movement
Covenant (biblical) (3,082 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
is a religious covenant that is described in the Bible. All Abrahamic religions consider biblical covenants important. Of the covenants found in the Pentateuch
Psychology of religion (12,337 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Psychology of religion consists of the application of psychological methods and interpretive frameworks to religious traditions, as well as to both religious
Amun (3,627 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Pauly-Wissowa, Realencyclopädie Works on Egyptian religion quoted (in the encyclopædia) under Egypt, section Religion Ancient Egyptian Literature: Volume II:
Agnosticism (7,496 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
does not exist". Agnosticism is a doctrine or set of tenets rather than a religion. English biologist Thomas Henry Huxley coined the word "agnostic" in 1869
Schism (2,769 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
policies, etc. that are thought to lead towards or promote schism. In religion, the charge of schism is distinguished from that of heresy, since the offence
Religion in Uruguay (349 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
David Hume (17,501 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
Reductionism (4,782 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"Evolution-of-religion.com". evolution-of-religion.com.  Strenski, Ivan. "Classic Twentieth-Century Theorist of the Study of Religion: Defending the
Tutelary deity (1,330 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
guard and preserve a place or a person are fundamental to ancient Roman religion. The tutelary deity of a man was his Genius, or that of a woman her Juno
Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan (5,478 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
David Hume (17,501 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
Amun (3,627 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Pauly-Wissowa, Realencyclopädie Works on Egyptian religion quoted (in the encyclopædia) under Egypt, section Religion Ancient Egyptian Literature: Volume II:
Buddhism in Russia (582 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
Maluku (province) (627 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Office Maluku Province "BPS Provinsi Maluku". Maluku.bps.go.id. Retrieved 2016-05-01.  "Population by Region and Religion in Indonesia". BPS. 2010. 
Historical Slavic religion (3,722 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Slavic religion, in its narrower sense, defines the religious beliefs, godlores and ritual practices of the Slavs before the formal Christianisation of
Religion in Uruguay (349 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
Ethics in religion (5,558 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
conduct. Most religions have an ethical component, often derived from purported supernatural revelation or guidance. Some assert that religion is necessary
Religious communism (769 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
defined "religious communism" as a form of communism that "springs directly from principles native to a religion", and Hans J. Hillerbrand described
Calvinism (11,827 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
generation of Reformed theologians. Calvin's Institutes of the Christian Religion (1536–59) was one of the most influential theologies of the era. Toward
Secularization (3,286 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
Philosophy of religion (2,986 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Philosophy of religion is, "the philosophical examination of the central themes and concepts involved in religious traditions." It is an ancient discipline
Schism (2,769 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
policies, etc. that are thought to lead towards or promote schism. In religion, the charge of schism is distinguished from that of heresy, since the offence
Religion in the United States (10,441 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
state-endorsed religion. However, some states had established religions in some form until the 1830s. Modeling the provisions concerning religion within the
Palo (religion) (1,035 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
Civil and political rights (2,314 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, and disability; and individual rights such as privacy and the freedoms of thought, speech, religion, press
Kapu (872 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The kapu system was universal in lifestyle, gender roles, politics and religion. An offense that was kapu was often a corporal offense, but also often
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
Belief (7,965 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
Major religious groups (2,771 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
instead of "religion" being synonymous with spirituality, authors began using the plural, "religions," to refer to both Christianity and other forms of worship
Religion in Saudi Arabia (2,555 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
is the state religion of Saudi Arabia and its law requires that all citizens should be Muslims. Public worship by adherents of religions other than Islam
Hero (4,199 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
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
Idolatry (11,262 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"idol", also known as a cult image, in the form of a physical image, such as a statue or icon. In Abrahamic religions, namely Christianity, Islam and Judaism
Islam in Mauritius (1,085 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
from India. Mauritius got independence during 1968 and there was no state religion in Mauritius defined in the constitution. The religious organizations present
Native American religion (3,375 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Native American religions are the spiritual practices of the indigenous peoples of the Americas. This article focuses on Native North Americans. Traditional
Criticism of religion (13,087 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Criticism of religion is criticism of the ideas, the truth, or the practice of religion, including its political and social implications. Historical records
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
Parody religion (1,350 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
Yarsanism (3,250 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Yarsanism is a syncretic religion. Its followers, known as the Yarsani, Ahl-e Haqq , Ali-Allahi or Kaka'i (in Iraq) (Kurdish: یارسان‎, Yarsan, Persian:
Decline of Greco-Roman polytheism (7,065 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
The Five Ks (1,185 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Five K are not just symbols, but articles of faith that collectively form the external identity and the Khalsa devotee's commitment to the Sikh rehni
Sacred (2,600 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
Hinduism in India (1,571 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
Celtic polytheism (5,624 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
evidence for Celtic religion than for any other example of Celtic life. The only problem is to assemble it in a systematic form which does not too greatly
Bhagavad Gita (11,072 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
Muslim (2,983 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
Australian Aboriginal mythology (4,883 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
thing that this religion has in common with Western religion as far as death is concerned. "For Aboriginal people when a person dies some form of the persons
Edict of Milan (1,533 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Christianity a legal status, but did not make Christianity the official religion of the Roman empire; this took place under Emperor Theodosius I in 380
Prophets and messengers in Islam (3,853 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
Cosmological argument (3,482 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
West Africa (5,657 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
is the predominant religion of 70% of the population, with smaller amounts practicing Christianity and Traditional African religions. The history of
Kitáb-i-Aqdas (3,117 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
central book of the Bahá'í Faith written by Bahá'u'lláh, the founder of the religion, in 1873. The work was written in Arabic under the Arabic title al-Kitābu
Second Great Awakening (4,641 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
Human rights (15,126 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
print, in the form of art, or through any other media of his choice". Everyone has the right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion; this right
Interpretatio Christiana (1,503 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
domestic religion of ancient Rome, imperial cult, Hellenistic religion, the ancient Egyptian religion, Celtic and Germanic polytheism, initiation religions such
Interpretatio graeca (1,506 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
myths are used to interpret or attempt to understand the mythology and religion of other cultures. It is thus a comparative methodology that looks for
Anarchism and religion (2,756 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
have traditionally been skeptical of or vehemently opposed to organized religion. Nevertheless, some anarchists have provided religious interpretations
Kitáb-i-Aqdas (3,117 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
central book of the Bahá'í Faith written by Bahá'u'lláh, the founder of the religion, in 1873. The work was written in Arabic under the Arabic title al-Kitābu
Edict of Milan (1,533 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Christianity a legal status, but did not make Christianity the official religion of the Roman empire; this took place under Emperor Theodosius I in 380
Jupiter (mythology) (18,896 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
and king of the gods in Ancient Roman religion and mythology. Jupiter was the chief deity of Roman state religion throughout the Republican and Imperial
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
Greek primordial deities (898 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
2016-01-21.  Clay, Jenny Strauss (2006-05-26). The Politics of Olympus: Form and Meaning in the Major Homeric Hymns (2 ed.). London: Bristol Classical
Mixtec (1,477 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
currently inhabit the Pacific slope of Oaxaca and Guerrero. The Mixtec languages form a major branch of the Otomanguean language family. In pre-Columbian times
Holy Spirit (2,506 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
understood differently among the Abrahamic religions. The term is also used to describe aspects of other religions and belief structures. The word "Spirit"
Invisible Pink Unicorn (1,715 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Pink Unicorn (IPU) is the goddess of a parody religion used to satirize theistic beliefs, taking the form of a unicorn that is paradoxically both invisible
Islamic views on evolution (2,938 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
over time," yet some others believe they have "always existed in present form." Muslim thinkers have proposed and accepted elements of the theory of evolution
Separation of church and state (13,774 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Denmark and the United Kingdom, maintain a form of constitutional recognition of an official state religion. The philosophy of the separation of the church
Andhra Pradesh (8,604 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. Andhra Pradesh's longtime capital, Hyderabad, was
Haruspex (1,118 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In the religion of Ancient Rome, a haruspex (plural haruspices; also called aruspex) was a person trained to practice a form of divination called haruspicy
Religion in Fiji (5,124 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
being either Hindu or Muslim. Aboriginal Fijian religion could be classified in modern terms as forms of animism or shamanism, traditions utilizing various
Meditation (16,249 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
Commodity fetishism (6,606 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
regarding fetishism as the crudest form of religion. Marx dismissed that argument, and Hermes's definition of religion as that which elevates man "above
Jacobite (220 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Jacobite means follower of "Jacob" or "James." (Jacobus is the Latin form of James.) Jacobite may refer to: Jacobites, Biblical name for Israelites,
Benben (531 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
god Atum settled in the creation story of the Heliopolitan form of Ancient Egyptian religion. The Benben stone (also known as a pyramidion) is the top
Paleolithic religion (1,600 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Paleolithic religions are a set of spiritual beliefs thought to have appeared during the Paleolithic time period. Religious behaviour is thought[by whom
Marduk (1,741 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
divine weapon Imhullu. "Marduk" is the Babylonian form of his name. According to The Encyclopedia of Religion, the name Marduk was probably pronounced Marutuk
Religious liberalism (845 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
a form of approach to religion which is critical, rationalistic or humanistic.[not in citation given] It is an attitude towards one's own religion (as
Zapotec civilization (2,512 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Zapotec left archaeological evidence at the ancient city of Monte Albán in the form of buildings, ball courts, magnificent tombs and grave goods including finely
Transcendence (religion) (2,613 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
In religion, transcendence refers to the aspect of a god's nature and power which is wholly independent of the material universe, beyond all physical laws
Secular liberalism (788 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of culture and politics from religion. A subcategory of liberalism and secularism, it supports the separation of religion and state particularly from the
Five Pillars of Islam (2,058 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
al-Islām أركان الإسلام; also arkān al-dīn أركان الدين "pillars of the religion") are five basic acts in Islam, considered mandatory by believers and are
Chhattisgarh (8,186 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
Caribbean (6,292 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
religion in the Caribbean (84.7%). Other religious groups in the region are Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, Rastafarianism, Buddhism, Chinese folk religion
Religion in Turkey (5,644 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
List of lunar deities (971 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the culture, but they are often related. Some form of moon worship can be found in most ancient religions. The monthly cycle of the moon, in contrast
Monarchy (4,951 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
Connexionalism (495 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Methodism became a separate church, this structure of connexions came to form a new system of polity, separate from episcopal polity. Connexional polity
Negative and positive atheism (1,082 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
none. Positive atheism, also called strong atheism and hard atheism, is the form of atheism that additionally asserts that no deities exist. The terms "negative
Christianity by country (3,232 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
religion after Islam. The United States has the largest Christian population in the world, followed by Brazil and Mexico. Christianity, in one form or
State Shinto (4,119 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
something beyond religion, "a unity of government and teaching ... not a religion." Rather than a religious practice, Shinto was understood as a form of education
Polemic (851 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the exposition thereof: containing The Heathens infidelitie in religion... – took the form of a 250-line poem. Major political polemicists of the 18th century
Christian (4,109 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
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
Orthopraxy (1,942 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In the study of religion, orthopraxy is correct conduct, both ethical and liturgical, as opposed to faith or grace etc. This contrasts with orthodoxy,
Jews (16,591 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
or Hebrews, of the Ancient Near East. Jewish ethnicity, nationhood and religion are strongly interrelated, as Judaism is the traditional faith of the Jewish
Divine command theory (4,056 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
Louisiana Voodoo (3,044 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the traditions of the African diaspora. It is a cultural form of the Afro-American religions developed by West and Central Africans populations of the
Religion and sexuality (9,509 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Each major religion has developed moral codes covering issues of sexuality, morality, ethics etc. These moral codes seek to regulate the situations which
New Thought (2,842 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
supplied by publishers – a phenomenon never observed, I imagine, until a religion has got well past its earliest insecure beginnings. One of the doctrinal
New Hampshire (9,493 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
hero John Stark, editor Horace Greeley, founder of the Christian Science religion Mary Baker Eddy, poet Robert Frost, astronaut Alan Shepard, rock musician
Lingayatism (3,844 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
have sought legal recognition as a religion distinct from Hinduism. Lingayatism shares beliefs with Indian religions, such as about reincarnation, samsara
Herma (1,046 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
appropriate height. The form originated in Ancient Greece, and was adopted by the Romans, and revived at the Renaissance in the form of term figures and Atlantes
Brett Gurewitz (1,585 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
Classifications of religious movements (2,961 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
Lacto vegetarianism (597 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
considered synonymous to vegetarian diet while eating eggs is considered a form of non-vegetarian diet. The concept and practice of lacto-vegetarianism among
Freedom From Religion Foundation (5,829 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) is an American non-profit organization based in Madison, Wisconsin with members from all 50 states. The largest
Religion in Lebanon (1,079 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
Herma (1,046 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
appropriate height. The form originated in Ancient Greece, and was adopted by the Romans, and revived at the Renaissance in the form of term figures and Atlantes
Lingayatism (3,844 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
have sought legal recognition as a religion distinct from Hinduism. Lingayatism shares beliefs with Indian religions, such as about reincarnation, samsara
Deva (Hinduism) (3,599 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
Classifications of religious movements (2,961 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
Mongolian shamanism (2,283 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
Thelema (7,071 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
derived from Western esotericism. While it is most often regarded as a religion—a new religious movement in particular—it is also referred to as a philosophy
Hades (4,790 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Modern linguists have proposed the Proto-Greek form *Awides ("unseen"). The earliest attested form is Aḯdēs (Ἀΐδης), which lacks the proposed digamma
Punjabi folk religion (1,807 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
First Amendment to the United States Constitution (14,082 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
Sumerian religion (2,556 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Sumerian religion was the religion practiced and adhered to by the people of Sumer, the first literate civilization of ancient Mesopotamia. The Sumerians
Temple (3,083 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
Human (18,158 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
size, establishing various forms of government, religion, and culture around the world, unifying people within regions to form states and empires. The rapid
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
Religion in India (8,135 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion in India is characterised by a diversity of religious beliefs and practices. Secularism in India means treatment of all religions equally by the
Tamil Nadu (14,547 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
Secular Buddhism (1,317 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
Relationship between religion and science (18,056 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
Fetishism (1,499 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
Bon (2,754 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Bön (Tibetan: བོན་, Wylie: bon, Lhasa dialect IPA: pʰø̃̀), is a Tibetan religion. It is almost indistinguishable from Tibetan Buddhism in terms of doctrines
Problem of evil (15,642 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
Bastet (2,647 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Bastet was a goddess in ancient Egyptian religion, worshiped as early as the 2nd Dynasty (2890 BCE). As Bast, she was the goddess of warfare in Lower Egypt
Sect (1,665 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(the feminine form of the past participle of the verb secare, to cut), as though sects were scissions cast aside from the mainstream religion. There are
State religion (9,223 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A state religion (also called an established religion, state church, established church or official religion) is a religious body or creed officially endorsed
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. 
Uttarakhand (7,473 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
College Research Institute. 53: 343–348. JSTOR 42936456.  "Population by religion community - 2011". Census of India, 2011. The Registrar General & Census
United Kingdom Census 2001 (2,076 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
religion on a separate response sheet, whose completion was not compulsory, the 2001 census was the first in Great Britain to ask about the religion of
Witchcraft (18,069 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
been present or central at various times and in many diverse forms among cultures and religions worldwide, including both "primitive" and "highly advanced"
Acosmism (1,106 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Encyclopedia of World Religions, Encyclopædia Britannica (1986), page 9, ISBN 978-1593394912 (2006 Reprint) Eduard von Hartmann, The religion of the future,
Immanuel Kant (18,031 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
British Virgin Islands (5,715 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
constitute each approximately 1.2% of the population according to Word Religion Database 2005. The primary language is English, although there is a
Horse worship (945 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
in various regions of South Asia. In India, Horse worship in the form of worship of Hayagriva dates back to 2000 BC, when the Indo-Aryan people
Golden Rule (7,698 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
Supreme Being (403 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
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
Sacrilege (1,204 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
Chinese culture (3,546 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
literature, martial arts, cuisine, visual arts, philosophy, business etiquette, religion, politics and history are widely respected and educated throughout the
Garden (2,120 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
enjoyment of plants and other forms of nature. The garden can incorporate both natural and man-made materials. The most common form today is known as a residential
Liberal (402 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Islam, a religious outlook Liberal Judaism, a religious outlook Liberal religion, a religious tradition which embraces the theological diversity of a congregation
Political hip hop (2,925 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
in the 1980s as a way of turning rap music into a call for action and a form of social activism. Inspired by 1970s political preachers such as The Last
Faith (4,439 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
Religion in Africa (3,647 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion in Africa is multifaceted and has been a major influence on art, culture and philosophy. Today, the continent's various populations and individuals
Amunet (283 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Egyptian religion. She is a member of the Ogdoad and the consort of Amun. Her name, meaning "the female hidden one", was simply the feminine form of Amun's
Quetzalcoatl (4,708 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Quetzalcohuātl [ket͡saɬˈkowaːt͡ɬ],  modern Nahuatl pronunciation (help·info)) forms part of Mesoamerican literature and is a deity whose name comes from the
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
Paganism (4,718 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
ancient writers regarding cultures known to classical antiquity. Forms of these religions, influenced by various historical pagan beliefs of premodern Europe
Freedom of religion (12,016 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
Tibetan Muslims (670 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
I Ching (5,280 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
Iranian religions (540 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Iranian religions are religions which originated in Greater Iran. Proto-Indo-Iranian religion or Proto-Iranic religion: The various beliefs and practices
Soapbox (806 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
orators, who have assembled at Speakers' Corner since 1872 to discuss religion, politics, and other topics. Blogs can be used as soapboxes within the
Anthropomorphism (6,638 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
their movements. In religion and mythology, anthropomorphism refers to the perception of a divine being or beings in human form, or the recognition of
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
Thirty-nine Articles (3,510 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Thirty-nine Articles of Religion (commonly abbreviated as the Thirty-nine Articles or the XXXIX Articles) are the historically defining statements
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 Empire (32,294 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
influence of Latin and Greek language, culture, religion, inventions, architecture, philosophy, law and forms of government on the empire's descendants. Throughout
Confessional (691 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
hidden, but the penitent is visible to the public. Confessionals sometimes form part of the architectural scheme of the church; many finely decorated specimens
Odia people (2,821 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
annual Rath Yatra in Puri draws pilgrims from across India. Under the Hindu religion, Odia people are believers of a wide range of sects with roots to historical
Unitarianism (7,679 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
religion, from a common ruin or corruption of the mass of humanity. In 1938, The Christian leader attributed "the religion of Jesus, not a religion about
New Atheism (5,204 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
group of thinkers and writers who advocate the view that superstition, religion and irrationalism should not simply be tolerated but should be countered
Bel (mythology) (434 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
applied to various gods in the Mesopotamian religion of Akkad, Assyria and Babylonia. The feminine form is Belit 'Lady, Mistress'. Bel is represented
Testimony (1,378 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In law and in religion, testimony is a solemn attestation as to the truth of a matter. The words "testimony" and "testify" both have a roots in the Latin
Spirituality (10,102 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
Youth ministry (683 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
organizing events and activities, youth ministry will usually include some form of religious instruction and pastoral oversight of young people. In Protestant
Good (5,852 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In its most general context of the study of morality, ethics, religion and philosophy, the good often refers to and denotes that conduct which is to be
State religion (9,223 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A state religion (also called an established religion, state church, established church or official religion) is a religious body or creed officially endorsed
Hegelianism (3,067 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
Iranian religions (540 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Iranian religions are religions which originated in Greater Iran. Proto-Indo-Iranian religion or Proto-Iranic religion: The various beliefs and practices
Vaishnavism (14,126 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
all religions. The Pancaratra texts present the Vyuhas theory of avatars to explain how the absolute reality (Brahman) manifests into material form of
Kaharingan (1,831 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
this religion, and the Indonesian government views it as a form of Hinduism because the Indonesian government recognizes only six official religions, and
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
Tigris (1,481 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
Epic of Gilgamesh (6,313 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
in Epic of Gilgamesh Babylonian literature The Book of Giants Cattle in religion Sumerian creation myth Sumerian literature "Epic of Gilgamesh." Classical
Indonesia (20,454 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hindus, and Dayak Christians—practice a less orthodox, syncretic form of their religion, which draws on local customs and beliefs. Most of indigenous native
Jude the Obscure (2,600 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The novel is concerned in particular with issues of class, education, religion and marriage. The novel tells the story of Jude Fawley, who lives in
Western esotericism (8,878 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Judeo-Christian religion and from Enlightenment rationalism. A trans-disciplinary field, esotericism has pervaded various forms of Western philosophy, religion, pseudoscience
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
History of religions (2,191 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The history of religion refers to the written record of human religious experiences and ideas. This period of religious history begins with the invention
Mass (liturgy) (4,803 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
a term used to describe the main eucharistic liturgical service in many forms of Western Christianity. The term mass is commonly used in the Catholic
Agnostic atheism (1,783 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
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
San religion (2,322 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The San religion is the religion of the San people. Cagn (also known Kaang or /Kaggen) is the Supreme Being of the San. He is the first being and the
Asceticism (8,165 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
Liberal (402 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Islam, a religious outlook Liberal Judaism, a religious outlook Liberal religion, a religious tradition which embraces the theological diversity of a congregation
Puritans (6,950 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
were severely restricted in England by laws controlling the practice of religion. Their beliefs, however, were transported by the emigration of congregations
Religious democracy (332 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
democracy is a form of government where the values of a particular religion affect laws and rules. The term applies to all countries in which religion is incorporated
Imperial cult (1,532 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
Druid (7,534 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
have been prevented by doctrine from recording their knowledge in written form, thus they left no written accounts of themselves. They are however attested
Hindu (9,612 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Court ruling: When we think of the Hindu religion, unlike other religions in the world, the Hindu religion does not claim any one prophet; it does not
Acosmism (1,106 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Encyclopedia of World Religions, Encyclopædia Britannica (1986), page 9, ISBN 978-1593394912 (2006 Reprint) Eduard von Hartmann, The religion of the future,
Sunday school (2,185 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
Monism (5,775 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
many forms of religion are based on an experiential or intuitive understanding of "the Real". Nondualism, a modern reinterpretation of these religions, prefers
Ecumene (904 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
religious imperial administration. In present usage, it is used as the noun form of "ecumenical" and describes the Christian Church as a unified whole or
Catalans (2,841 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Spanish: catalanes) are a Romance ethnic group formed by the people from, or with origins in, Catalonia, who form a nationality in northern Spain. The inhabitants
Cattle in religion and mythology (5,301 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
Lakshadweep (3,682 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
prominent occasions when the people of the island gather in various mosques. Religion of Lakshadweep is characterized by certain festivals too that are found
Tamils (12,512 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Pathuppāṭṭu; and the eight anthologies, Eṭṭuthogai shed light on early religion. Murugan was glorified as the red god seated on the blue peacock, who is
Letter to a Christian Nation (1,621 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
publication of his first book The End of Faith. The book is written in the form of an open letter to a Christian in the United States. Harris states that
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
Creationism (13,970 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
societies. In April 2010, the American Academy of Religion issued Guidelines for Teaching About Religion in K‐12 Public Schools in the United States, which
Sanctum sanctorum (560 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Tabernacle in church architecture. The Latin word sanctum is the neuter form of the adjective "holy," and sanctorum its genitive plural. Thus the term
Sharia (15,248 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
Christian state (4,482 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A Christian state is a country that recognizes a form of Christianity as its official religion and often has a state church, which is a Christian denomination
Religion in the Netherlands (6,743 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
Kisshōten (210 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
among the seven fukujin and fellow fukujin Daikoku is regarded in feminine form, all three of the Hindu Tridevi goddesses are represented in the fukujin
French Wars of Religion (9,160 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The French Wars of Religion, or Huguenot Wars of the 16th century, are names for a period of civil infighting, military operations and religious war primarily
Anglo-Saxon paganism (14,948 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
Argument from morality (2,146 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
polytheism. Marty, Elsa J. (2010-08-19). A Dictionary of Philosophy of Religion. Continuum International Publishing Group. p. 154. ISBN 9781441111975.
Poseidon (4,835 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
pronounced [pose͜edɔ́͜ɔn]) was one of the Twelve Olympians in ancient Greek religion and myth. He was god of the Sea and other waters; of earthquakes; and of
Aghori (1,533 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
tradition according to Barrett (2008: p. 33): Lord Dattatreya, an antinomian form of Shiva closely associated with the cremation ground, who appeared to Baba
Religious studies (5,745 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religious studies, alternately known as the study of religion, is the multi-disciplinary academic field devoted to research into religious beliefs, behaviors
Henotheism (2,254 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
orientalist, brought the term into wider usage in his scholarship on the Indian religions, particularly Hinduism whose scriptures mention and praise numerous deities
Haitian Vodou (7,300 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
Proto-Indo-European religion (5,854 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Proto-Indo-European religion is the belief system adhered to by the Proto-Indo-Europeans. Although this belief system is not directly attested, it has
Holy See (3,418 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of course. In the West, the adjective is not commonly added, but it does form part of an official title of two sees: besides the Diocese of Rome ("the
Spiritual (122 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Spirit, a non-physical entity Spiritual possession, a concept of many religions, where it is believed that a demon may take temporary control of a human
List of religious ideas in science fiction (7,984 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
Ozarks (6,383 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"The Association of Religion Data Archives | Maps & Reports". Thearda.com. Retrieved 19 February 2010.  "The Association of Religion Data Archives | Maps
Georgia (U.S. state) (10,550 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
12, 2013.  "Maps". Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life. Retrieved October 24, 2010.  "The Association of Religion Data Archives | State Membership Report"
Iah (294 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
as Yah, Jah, Jah(w), Joh or Aah ) is a lunar deity in ancient Egyptian religion. His name simply means "Moon". By the New Kingdom, he was less prominent
Religious violence (11,040 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religious violence is a term that covers phenomena where religion is either the subject or the object of violent behavior. Religious violence is, specifically
Religion in Bulgaria (1,082 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
Christianity in Meghalaya (507 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
are identified themselves as Christians. Hinduism is the second largest religion in Meghalaya practiced by non tribals such as Bengalis, Biharis, Nepalis
Religion in Serbia (1,120 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Serbia answered 'no' to the question "Is religion an important part of your daily life?" Freedom of religion is a right defined by the Constitution of
Reincarnation (16,553 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Abrahamic religions of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam do not believe that individuals reincarnate, particular groups within these religions do refer
Orisha (901 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
manifestations of the supreme divinity (Eledumare, Olorun, Olofi) in Yoruba religion. Orisha are said to have existed in the spiritual world, or Astral plane
Apologetics (2,190 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
21st century usage, 'apologetics' is often identified with debates over religion and theology. The term "apologetics" derives from the Ancient Greek word
Religion in Scouting (3,782 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion in Scouting and Guiding is an aspect of the Scout method that has been practiced differently and given different interpretations over the years
Indian religions (11,838 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Indian religions, sometimes also termed as Dharmic faiths or religions, are the religions that originated in the Indian subcontinent; namely Hinduism,
Religion in Indonesia (7,245 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
Dardic people (609 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
Mawla (763 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
Roman temple (4,045 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Their construction and maintenance was a major part of ancient Roman religion, and all towns of any importance had at least one main temple, as well
Marxism and religion (2,972 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
Censer (2,397 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
Meilichios (284 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
Hajji (576 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Omo becomes Hajji Joshua Omo. "Hadži" is also used in Christian Orthodox religion for people who go on pilgrimage to the grave of Christ in Jerusalem. It
Antitheism (1,041 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
an atheist so much as I am an antitheist; I not only maintain that all religions are versions of the same untruth, but I hold that the influence of churches
Psychological projection (1,584 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
when forming impressions of others. The projection is then only a by-product of the real defensive mechanism. Animism Anthropology of religion Displacement
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
Weather modification (2,424 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
act of intentionally manipulating or altering the weather. The most common form of weather modification is cloud seeding to increase rain or snow, usually
International relations (7,399 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
interventionism, and human rights, as well, as, more recently, comparative religion. The history of international relations can be traced back to thousands
Saturn (mythology) (4,013 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Saturn (Latin: Saturnus pronounced [saˈtʊr.nʊs]) is a god in ancient Roman religion, and a character in myth as a god of generation, dissolution, plenty, wealth
Clerical fascism (1,884 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Unione Nazionale Eatwell, Roger (2003). "Reflections on Fascism and Religion". Archived from the original on 2007-05-01. Retrieved 2007-02-14.  Walter
Gender in Bugis society (643 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
For one to be considered bissu, all aspects of gender must be combined to form a whole. That can include those who are born intersex. However, some of them
List of Roman deities (5,585 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
those who belong to the archaic religion of the Romans dating back to the era of kings, the so-called "religion of Numa," perpetuated or revived over
Maine (8,628 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
28% Protestant – 7% Evangelical Protestant – 4% Other religions – 1.7% Non-Christian religions include Hinduism, Islam, Buddhism and Bahá'í. The Catholic
John Hawthorne (404 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
Aliran kepercayaan (288 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
Dievturība (500 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Neopagan religious movement which claims to be a modern revival of the folk religion of the Latvians before Christianization in the 13th century. Adherents
El (deity) (5,033 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
supreme god of the Canaanite religion and the supreme god of the Mesopotamian Semites in the pre-Sargonic period. Cognate forms are found throughout the
Court cairn (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
Covenant (religion) (1,154 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
In religion, a covenant is a formal alliance or agreement made by God with a religious community or with humanity in general. It is central to the Abrahamic
Religion in 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
Burmese folk religion (2,445 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Myanmar's folk religion refers to the animistic and polytheistic religious worship of nats (deities of local and Hindu origin) in Burma (Myanmar). Although
Ayyavazhi (12,183 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
that originated in South India. It is cited as an independent monistic religion by several newspapers, government reports journals and academic researchers
Punjabi fasts (494 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
fasts are observed in the Punjab region by Hindus, which form part of Punjabi folk religion. Karu-ay da varat (Gurmukhi: ਕਰੂੲੇ ਦਾ ਵਰਤ)is the Punjabi
Carl Jung (11,057 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
had "taken the place of God"—making it comparable to a religion in which "state slavery is a form of worship". Jung observed that "stage acts of [the] state"
Oppland (440 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
religious and life stance communities outside the Church of Norway, by religion/life stance. County. 2006-2010 http://www.vg.no/nyheter/innenriks/kom
Religion in Jordan (771 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Sunni Islam is the dominant religion in Jordan. Muslims make up about 92% of the country's population; in turn, 93% of those self-identify as Sunnis—the
Tree of life (4,807 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
Religion in Malaysia (5,004 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Malaysia is a multicultural and multiconfessional country, whose official religion is Islam. As of the 2010 Population and Housing Census, 61.3 percent of
Religions of the ancient Near East (2,342 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Sumerian religion of ancient Mesopotamia. Offshoots of Proto-Semitic religion include Assyro-Babylonian religion, Canaanite religion, and Arabian religion. Judaism
Dinka religion (898 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Dinka mythology refers to the traditional religion and folk tales of the Dinka, or Muonyjang, ethnic group of South Sudan. The supreme, creator god,
Documentary hypothesis (3,009 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
Mana (3,236 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
Neo-völkisch movements (3,106 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
Sectarianism (4,385 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
people of different religions live in close proximity to each other, religious sectarianism can often be found in varying forms and degrees. In some
Religious tourism (556 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
visited Jerusalem for a few reasons: to understand and appreciate their religion through a tangible experience, to feel secure about their religious beliefs
History of Hinduism (18,477 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
coincides with the development of Indian religions since Iron Age India. It has thus been called the "oldest living religion" in the world. Scholars regard Hinduism
Religious conversion (6,359 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
covertly, with the practices of the original religion, while outwardly maintaining the forms of the new religion. Over generations a family forced against
Nasheed (746 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
lyrics of a nasheed usually make reference to Islamic beliefs, history, and religion, as well as current events. Some Ulama argue that the use of musical instruments
Arabs (19,620 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
rock star of the Middle East Arab polytheism, the dominant form of religion in pre-Islamic Arabia, was based on veneration of deities and other
Hittite mythology (2,965 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
have been identifiable in their animal form. Though drawing on ancient Mesopotamian religion, the religion of the Hittites and Luwians retains noticeable
Akshardham (religion) (151 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
Slavic Native Faith (17,484 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Slavic Native Faith, Rodnovery, or Slavic Neopaganism is a modern Pagan religion. Classified as a new religious movement, its practitioners harken back
Canon (561 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Canon (film), a 1964 Canadian animated short based on the canon musical form Canon Inc., a Japanese imaging and optical products corporation Château
Roman mythology (2,192 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
Race and appearance of Jesus (5,330 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
extreme form in the Nazi theology of Positive Christianity. Scholars supporting the radical Aryan view also argued that being a Jew by religion was distinguishable
Solar deity (4,169 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Nommo. Also in Egypt, there was a religion that worshipped the sun directly, and was among the first monotheistic religions: Atenism. Sun worship was
Buddhism in Japan (5,474 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
1980s, in terms of membership in organized religion. However, in terms of practice, 75% practice some form of Buddhism (compared with 90% practicing Shinto
Crime (6,398 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Government/political offences Harmful or dangerous drugs Offences against religion and public worship Offences against public justice/offences against the
Growth of religion (12,070 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
Religion in Zambia (959 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
express thoughts and practice any religion. Christianity is believed to have arrived in Zambia in the form of European Protestant missionaries
Cult image (2,049 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
Sociology (16,539 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
multiculturalism. Anti-racism forms another style of policy, particularly popular in the 1960s and 70s. The sociology of religion concerns the practices,
Apollo (15,328 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
important and complex of the Olympian deities in classical Greek and Roman religion and Greek and Roman mythology. The ideal of the kouros (a beardless, athletic
Krishna (11,863 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Parrinder (1997). Avatar and Incarnation: The Divine in Human Form in the World's Religions. Oxford: Oneworld. pp. 19–24, 35–38, 75–78, 130–133. ISBN 978-1-85168-130-3
Traditionalist School (2,453 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
are primordial and universal truths which form the source for, and are shared by all the major world religions. According to the Traditionalists, there
Institutes of the Christian Religion (3,113 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
Ingroups and outgroups (1,128 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
Staffordshire (3,410 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Statistics. "Religion in Staffordshire". Neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk. Retrieved 4 June 2012.  Neighbourhood Statistics. "Religion in Stoke-on-Trent"
Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga (1,988 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
side of the Rudra Sagar lake. The presiding deity, Lord Shiva in the lingam form is believed to be Swayambhu, deriving currents of power (Shakti) from within
Wiccan Rede (1,982 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
Tiki (1,025 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Maori Folklore (A.H. & A.W. Reed, Wellington), 1963. E. Shortland, Maori Religion and Mythology (Longman, Green, London), 1882. E. R. Tregear, Maori-Polynesian
Beti-Pahuin peoples (1,173 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
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
Political philosophy (6,928 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
times and demarcated a clear distinction between (1) nation and state (2) religion and state. The constitutions of Hindu states evolved over time and were
Ahura Mazda (3,180 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the form Assara Mazaš, though this interpretation is very controversial. Even though Ahura Mazda was a spirit in the Old Iranian religion, he had
Fundamental rights in India (6,152 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
expression and various other freedoms in the form of the fundamental rights. All people, irrespective of race, religion, caste or sex, have been given the right
Meme (6,662 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
to understand and explain religion in terms of a cultural attribute, Richard Dawkins called for a re-analysis of religion in terms of the evolution of
Sanamahism (774 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ningthoulai (King God) and Umanglai (Forest Dwelling God). Religion of antiquity – in its pure native form, it is as all as the history of Meitei people from
Tiki (1,025 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Maori Folklore (A.H. & A.W. Reed, Wellington), 1963. E. Shortland, Maori Religion and Mythology (Longman, Green, London), 1882. E. R. Tregear, Maori-Polynesian
Evangelicalism (10,219 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
that preceded and influenced the later evangelical revivals. According to religion scholar, social activist, and politician Randall Balmer, Evangelicalism
Political religion (2,438 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
those of a state religion, with which they often exhibit significant similarities in both theory and practice. In addition to basic forms of politics, like
Discordianism (3,460 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Discordianism was founded as a parody religion. Many outside observers still regard Discordianism as a parody religion although some of its adherents may
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
Balinese people (1,038 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Melanesian origin. Balinese culture is a mix of Balinese Hindu-Buddhist religion and Balinese customs. It is perhaps most known for its dance, drama and
Flying Spaghetti Monster (7,968 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Rastafarian) is a social movement that promotes a light-hearted view of religion and opposes the teaching of intelligent design and creationism in public
Persian mythology (621 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Persian mythology Persian folklore Persian literature Proto-Indo-Iranian religion Zoroastrianism Armenian mythology Sarkhosh-Curtis, V., Persian Myths
Meme (6,662 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
to understand and explain religion in terms of a cultural attribute, Richard Dawkins called for a re-analysis of religion in terms of the evolution of
Origins of Judaism (3,256 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
modern-day religion of Judaism, see Origins of Rabbinic Judaism. The origins of Judaism lie in the Bronze Age polytheistic Ancient Semitic religions, specifically
Staffordshire (3,410 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Statistics. "Religion in Staffordshire". Neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk. Retrieved 4 June 2012.  Neighbourhood Statistics. "Religion in Stoke-on-Trent"
Ten Commandments (10,670 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
evolution of Israelite religion. Critics instead began to suppose that law and ritual could be of equal importance, while taking different form, at different times
Interfaith marriage (3,058 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
Transgender people and religion (7,815 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
Punjab, India (8,700 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
population. Sikhism is the majority religion in Punjab practised by 57.69% of the population. Sikhs form a majority in 18 districts out of the 22
Hawaiian religion (2,695 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hawaiian religion encompasses the indigenous religious beliefs and practices of the Native Hawaiians. It is polytheistic and animistic, with a belief in
Purusha (1,525 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
idea parallels Norse Ymir, with the myth's origin in Proto-Indo-European religion. In the Upanishads, the Purusa concept no longer meant a being or cosmic
Pentagram (3,299 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
be in violation of students' First Amendment right to free exercise of religion. The encircled pentagram (referred to as a pentacle by the plaintiffs)
Cult image (2,049 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
Intuition (2,995 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
philosophical discussion. In the East intuition is mostly intertwined with religion and spirituality, and various meanings exist from different religious texts
Excommunication (10,830 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
as the Churches of Christ, use the term "disfellowship" to refer to their form of excommunication. The word excommunication means putting a specific individual
Caesaropapism (1,235 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
Nuristanis (2,146 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
following about pre-Islamic Nuristani religion: "Before their conversion to Islâm the Nuristânis practiced a form of ancient Hinduism, infused with accretions
Religion in Jersey (1,535 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
size, the population of Jersey is made of people with a diverse range of religions and beliefs. Traditionally seen as a Christian island, Jersey's established
Islam in Suriname (257 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 The Afghan muslims of Guyana and Suriname Member States
Sri Lanka Kaffirs (869 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
Dutch people (9,917 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Christianity has been the dominant religion in the region. In the early 16th century, the Protestant Reformation began to form and soon spread in the Westhoek
Traditionalist School (2,453 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
are primordial and universal truths which form the source for, and are shared by all the major world religions. According to the Traditionalists, there
Census in the United Kingdom (2,403 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
respond to questions about religion, as stipulated by the Census (Amendment) Act 2000. Traditionally, outputs are released in the form of tables of counts at
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
Fundamental rights in India (6,152 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
expression and various other freedoms in the form of the fundamental rights. All people, irrespective of race, religion, caste or sex, have been given the right
Religion in Asia (3,898 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
region and new forms are constantly emerging. The largest religion in Asia is Islam with approx. 1.1 billion adherents. Indian religions are the predominant
Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga (1,988 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
side of the Rudra Sagar lake. The presiding deity, Lord Shiva in the lingam form is believed to be Swayambhu, deriving currents of power (Shakti) from within
Wiccan Rede (1,982 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
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
Akshardham (religion) (151 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
Tengri (1,785 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of the reconstructed Proto-Indo-European religion is closer to that of the early Turks than to the religion of any people of Near Eastern or Mediterranean
Church of Scientology (14,334 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
and godlike". The religion's mythology holds the belief that "in the primordial past, thetans applied their creative abilities to form the physical universe"
Phallus (2,277 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
with magical rites based religion of that time. The phallus played a role in the cult of Osiris in ancient Egyptian religion. When Osiris' body was
Ahmadiyya view on Jihad (555 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
promised messiah) rendered Jihad in its military form as inapplicable in the present age since Islam, as a religion, is not being attacked militarily but through
Charas (898 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
Bala Krishna (1,197 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
along with Cult of Krishna-Vasudeva form the basis of the current tradition of the monotheistic Krishna religion. The worship of Balakrishna, the divine
Confession (1,136 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
Vesta (mythology) (4,464 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
virgin goddess of the hearth, home, and family in Roman religion. She was rarely depicted in human form, and was often personified by the fire of her temple
Tamagushi (1,194 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Tamagushi (玉串, literally "jewel skewer") is a form of Shinto offering made from a sakaki-tree branch decorated with shide strips of washi paper, silk,
Separatism (3,186 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
victims of oppression, including denigration of their language, culture or religion. propaganda by those who hope to gain politically from intergroup conflict
Zalmoxis (2,323 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Deceneus was a priest who reformed the Getae religion, changing worship of Zalmoxis into a popular religion and imposing strict religious rules, such as
Dreamcatcher (443 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
cultures, a dreamcatcher or dream catcher (Ojibwe: asabikeshiinh, the inanimate form of the word for "spider", Lakota: iháŋbla gmunka) is a handmade willow hoop
Lingam (3,161 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
to the Dravidians, is just another form of Vedic pillar worship." At the Paris Congress of the History of Religions in 1900, Ramakrishna's follower Swami