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Atheism (15,934 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
Ancient Greek religion (3,351 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
Anubis (2,795 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
Wicca (11,472 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 (4,510 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
Scientology (24,174 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
Zoroastrianism (11,378 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
oldest extant religions, "combining a cosmogonic dualism and eschatological monotheism in a manner unique [...] among the major religions of the world"
Secularity (1,574 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
Religion (12,280 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Buddhism or forms of folk religion. With the onset of the modernisation of and the scientific revolution in the western world, some aspects of religion have
Losing My Religion (2,531 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
Irreligion (2,401 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Irreligion (adjective form: non-religious or irreligious) is the absence, indifference, rejection of, or hostility towards religion. When characterized
Yoruba religion (2,568 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
Rastafari (12,672 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
early Rastas adopted this form of Haile Selaisse's name as the basis of their religion's name. Some sources refer to the religion as "Rastafarianism". However
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
LaVeyan Satanism (8,501 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
Yahweh (4,476 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Van der Toorn, Karel (1996). Family Religion in Babylonia, Ugarit and Israel: Continuity and Changes in the Forms of Religious Life. BRILL.  Wright, J
Theocracy (5,085 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
organs. Theocracy is distinguished from other, secular forms of government that have a state religion, or are influenced by theological or moral concepts
Judaism (19,856 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
is the tenth-largest religion in the world. Judaism includes a wide corpus of texts, practices, theological positions, and forms of organization. Within
Ritual (6,526 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In religion, a ritual can comprise the prescribed outward forms of performing the cultus, or cult, of a particular observation within a religion or religious
Chinese folk religion (20,948 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
Bahá'í Faith (10,398 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
highest concentrations in India and Iran. The Bahá'í Faith formed from the Bábí religion, a 19th century outgrowth of Shia Islam that faced persecution
Islam (19,235 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Arabic: الإسلام‎‎, IPA: [alʔisˈlaːm] ( listen)) is an Abrahamic monotheistic religion which professes that there is only one and incomparable God (Allah) and
Taoism (8,908 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%
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
Hinduism (27,716 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hinduism is a religion, or a way of life, found most notably in India and Nepal. Hinduism has been called the oldest religion in the world, and some practitioners
Divination (2,251 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
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
Venus (mythology) (6,509 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
Religion in Kiribati (664 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
Celtic mythology (2,453 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
Incarnation (1,712 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
Republic (8,067 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A republic (Latin: res publica) is a form of government in which the country is considered a "public matter" – not the private concern or property of the
New Age (16,801 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
Animism (5,576 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
Aphrodite (4,314 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Burkert (1984). The significant influence of the Near East on early Greek religion in general (and on the cult of Aphrodite in particular) is now widely recognized
Religion in Montenegro (666 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
While Orthodox Christianity is the dominant form of religion in Montenegro, there are also sizable numbers of adherents of both Islam and Catholic Christianity
Religion in Lebanon (919 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Lebanon has several different main religions. The country has the most religiously diverse society of all states within the Middle East, comprising 18
Sikhism (13,946 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
Freemasonry (8,898 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In a few cases, the candidate may be required to be of a specific religion. The form of Freemasonry most common in Scandinavia (known as the Swedish Rite)
Hermes (6,578 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
Monotheism (9,416 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
Dualism (4,261 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
for the lesser-known Christian gnostic religions, such as Bogomils, Catharism, and so on. More complex forms of monist dualism also exist, for instance
Pantheism (5,235 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 pre-Islamic Arabia (8,581 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion in pre-Islamic Arabia was a mix of polytheism, Christianity, Judaism, and Iranian religions. Arab polytheism, the dominant form of religion in
Modern Paganism (10,836 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
Zoomorphism (569 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
in animal form, such as exist in ancient Egyptian religion Therianthropy: the ability to shapeshift into animal form Attributing animal form or other animal
Creation myth (3,606 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 (9,765 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
Confucianism (9,383 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
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
Proselytism (2,675 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
/ˈprɒsəlᵻˌtɪzəm/ is the act of attempting to convert people to another religion or opinion. The word proselytize is derived from the Greek language prefix
Sequence (musical form) (1,108 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
however, reversed the order and places the sequence before the Alleluia. The form of this chant inspired a genre of Latin poetry written in a non-classical
Vietnamese folk religion (2,912 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
indigenous religion is sometimes identified as Confucianism since it carries values that were emphasized by Confucius. Đạo Mẫu is a distinct form of Vietnamese
Protestantism (20,009 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
Goddess (3,958 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
Comparative religion (1,678 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 (2,823 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
replaces them by a simplified form that requires just uttering the name (naam) of God. The simple and accessible religion attracted already Hinduized as
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
Timeline of religion (5,313 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
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
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
Balinese Hinduism (1,807 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
century CE. It was gradually replaced by Buddhism, which was the main religion of Sumatra and Java, until it in turn was displaced by the coming of Islam
Mother goddess (3,098 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
chthonian religion, whether it invokes Demeter or is embodied by an equivalent goddess” (Bachofen, 88). Bachofen believed that the matriarchal form of social
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
Greek mythology (10,767 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
Salvation (3,818 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
Prophets and messengers in Islam (3,889 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the "religion of Abraham" (Ibrahim) and refers to Jacob (Yaqub) and the Twelve Tribes of Israel as being Muslim. The Quran says: The same religion has
Religion in Japan (5,775 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion in Japan is dominated by Shinto (the ethnic religion of the Japanese people) and by Buddhist schools and organisations. According to surveys
Christianity (21,539 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
monotheistic religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus Christ, who serves as the focal point for the religion. It is the world's largest religion, with
Himachal Pradesh (5,724 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
Religion in China (33,248 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
Ghost Dance (3,144 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
Kirat Mundhum (856 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Kirati Mundhum), also called Kiratism or Kirantism or simply Mundum, is the religion of the Kirat: Limbu, Rai, Sunuwar and Yakkha peoples of Nepal, India, Myanmar
Norse mythology (3,551 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
Magic (paranormal) (7,342 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
to religion, arguing that the former takes place in private, while the latter is a communal and organised activity. Many scholars[who?] of religion have
Cult of the Supreme Being (1,202 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
was a form of deism established in France by Maximilien Robespierre during the French Revolution. It was intended to become the state religion of the
Jedi census phenomenon (2,709 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
that determines a religion per definition of the ABS, but there would need to be a belief system or philosophy as well as some form of institutional or
Great Britain (6,661 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
Ifá (991 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
Prayer (10,441 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
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
Revelation (5,238 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
Dravidian folk religion (2,809 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The early Dravidian religion constituted a non-Vedic form of Hinduism in that they were either historically or are at present Āgamic. The Agamas are non-vedic
Greco-Roman mysteries (1,320 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
See Western esotericism for modern "mystery religions" in Western culture Mystery religions, sacred mysteries or simply mysteries, were religious
Deism (10,137 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
Zeus (6,004 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Greek: Δίας, Días [ˈði.as]) is the sky and thunder god in ancient Greek religion, who ruled as king of the gods of Mount Olympus. His name is cognate with
Pan (god) (4,355 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
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
Zoophilia (9,973 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
Buddhism (24,518 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Buddhism (pronunciation: /ˈbʊdɪzəm/ or /ˈbuːdɪzəm/) is an Indian religion and dharma that encompasses a variety of traditions, beliefs and spiritual practices
Evolutionism (1,238 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
in an effort to make it appear that evolutionary biology is a form of secular religion. Evolution originally was used to refer to an orderly sequence
Religious symbol (265 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
representation intended to represent a specific religion, or a specific concept within a given religion. Religious symbols have been used in the military
Æsir (3,090 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
ásynja, plural ásynjur) is a member of the principal pantheon in Norse religion. This pantheon includes Odin, Frigg, Thor, Baldr and Týr. The second pantheon
Scientism (3,902 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
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;
Theories about religions (6,486 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
Secularism in India (3,949 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
that they are culturally different from Indians of other religions. Supporters of this form of secularism claim that any attempt to introduce a uniform
Ancient Egyptian deities (11,415 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Egypt. The beliefs and rituals surrounding these gods formed the core of ancient Egyptian religion, which emerged sometime in prehistory. Deities represented
Religion in Korea (240 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 and is allowing a small revival for Buddhism to occur Grayson
Mars (mythology) (10,335 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
In ancient Roman religion and myth, Mars (Latin: Mārs, [maːrs]) was the god of war and also an agricultural guardian, a combination characteristic of early
Shed (deity) (384 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
attempts by Akhenaten to proscribe the ancient religion of Egypt. Shed has also been viewed as a form of the Canaanite god Resheph. Shed can be depicted
Divinity (2,460 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
daily protection and blessings. In monotheistic religions, divine intervention may take very direct forms: miracles, visions, or intercessions by blessed
Oracle (2,856 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
predictions or precognition of the future, inspired by the gods. As such it is a form of divination. The word oracle comes from the Latin verb ōrāre "to speak"
Religion in Bangladesh (1,674 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
Mysticism (11,192 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
Émile Durkheim (9,285 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
Madhya Pradesh (5,746 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,
Self-concept (3,228 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
Yin and yang (3,408 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
thought of as complementary (rather than opposing) forces that interact to form a dynamic system in which the whole is greater than the assembled parts.
East Asian religions (3,100 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
comparative religion, the East Asian religions (also known as Far Eastern religions or Taoic religions) form a subset of the Eastern religions. This group
Diana (mythology) (5,148 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
an independent origin in Italy. Diana was worshipped in ancient Roman religion and is revered in Roman Neopaganism and Stregheria. Diana was known to
Religion in Gabon (562 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
Telangana (5,593 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(i/tɛlənˈɡɑːnə/) is one of the 29 states in India, located in southern India. Formed in June 2014 as the youngest state in India, from the northwestern part
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
Picts (6,326 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
Heaven (7,369 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
Hindutva (4,193 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
Ancient Mesopotamian religion (6,626 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 ancient Rome (18,073 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion in ancient Rome encompasses the ancestral ethnic religion of the city of Rome that the Romans used to define themselves as a people, as well as
Religion in the United States (10,346 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
Religious fanaticism (1,492 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
enthusiasm related to one's own, or one's group's, devotion to a religion – a form of human fanaticism which could otherwise be expressed in one's other
Mithraism (20,408 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
a mystery religion centred around the god Mithras that was practised in the Roman Empire from about the 1st to the 4th century. The religion was inspired
Michael (628 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
it is sometimes shortened to Mike, Mikey, Mickey, Micha, or Mick. Female forms of Michael include Michelle, Michele, Michaela, Mechelle, Micheline, and
Secular humanism (7,174 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
Priest (5,897 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
in charge"), is a person authorized to perform the sacred rituals of a religion, especially as a mediatory agent between humans and one or more deities
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
Magic and religion (3,041 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
Stregheria (1,874 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 (9,368 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Shinto (神道?, Shintō), also called kami-no-michi, is a Japanese ethnic religion that focuses on ritual practices to be carried out diligently, to establish
Religion in Scotland (6,101 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
Kamidana (520 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
shintai, an object meant to house a chosen kami, thus giving it a physical form to allow worship. Kamidana shintai are most commonly small circular mirrors
Religion in 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
God (11,339 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
who disbelieves in every form of deity, not just the God of traditional Western theology." Boyer, Pascal (2001). Religion Explained,. New York: Basic
Religion and video games (3,471 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
Confession (religion) (4,349 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Confession, in many religions, is the acknowledgment of one's sins (sinfulness) or wrongs. Buddhism has been from its inception primarily a tradition
Heathenry (new religious movement) (13,456 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Heathenry, also termed Heathenism or Germanic Neopaganism, is a modern Pagan religion. Classified as a new religious movement, its practitioners model their
Religion in Cuba (2,639 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
Special Marriage Act, 1954 (708 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
provide a special form of marriage for the people of India and all Indian nationals in foreign countries, irrespective of the religion or faith followed
Zulu people (1,503 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
Isis (4,306 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
polytheistic pantheon of Egypt. She was first worshiped in ancient Egyptian religion, and later her worship spread throughout the Roman Empire and the greater
Religion in Denmark (1,719 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
Temple (2,972 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
Uppland (618 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
commonly encountered in especially older English literature. Its Latinised form, which is occasionally used, is Uplandia. The traditional provinces of
Radical 113 (326 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
suggests relation to anything connected with animism in traditional Chinese religion, such as 祭 "to sacrifice, to practice ancestor veneration", ultimately
Gnosticism (13,471 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
Libation (3,333 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
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
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
Republicanism (6,834 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
Blasphemy (3,084 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
sacred things, or toward something considered sacred or inviolable. Some religions consider blasphemy as a religious crime. As of 2012, anti-blasphemy laws
Demography of Cornwall (440 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
following results were given for religion. Christian: 59.8% No religion: 30.31% Religion not stated: 8.52% Other religion: 0.69% Buddhist: 0.32% Muslim:
Mythology (6,500 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.
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
Norse religion (3,492 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Viking Age.[dubious – discuss] Norse religion is a folk religion. It was the northern variation of the religion practiced in the lands inhabited by the
David Hume (17,515 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
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
Encyclical (892 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
primates, archbishops and bishops who are in communion with the Holy See. The form of the address can vary widely, and may concern bishops in a particular area
Acclamation (451 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
Abrahamic religions (14,355 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Abrahamic religions, also referred to collectively as Abrahamism, are a group of Semitic-originated religious sects that claim descent from the practices
Demeter (4,455 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In ancient Greek religion and Greek mythology, Demeter (/dᵻˈmiːtər/; Attic: Δημήτηρ Dēmḗtēr, pronounced [dɛːmɛ́ːtɛːr]; Doric: Δαμάτηρ Dāmā́tēr) is the
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
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
Reductionism (4,875 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
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
Jainism (19,766 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
/ˈdʒaɪnɪzəm/), traditionally known as Jain Dharma, is an ancient Indian religion. Jainism followers are called "Jains", a word derived from the Sanskrit
Armenian neopaganism (1,915 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
literally "national religion") of the nationalist politician and political theorist Garegin Nzhdeh. It took an institutional form in 1991, just after
Ares (3,566 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Greek Religion, p. 169. Burkert, Greek Religion, p.169. Iliad 5.890–891. Hansen, Classical Mythology, pp. 114–115. Burkert, Greek Religion,p. 169
Sam Harris (4,671 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
religion. In The Moral Landscape (2010), Harris argues that science can help answer moral problems and aid human well-being. He published a long-form
Chinese culture (3,225 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
music, literature, martial arts, cuisine, visual arts, philosophy and religion. There are 56 officially labelled ethnic groups in China. In terms of
Analytic philosophy (6,504 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Analytic Philosophy of Religion, Harris noted that analytic philosophy has been a very heterogeneous 'movement'.... some forms of analytic philosophy
Amunet (286 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
Agnosticism (7,493 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
Ancient Canaanite religion (3,203 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Canaanite religion refers to the group of Ancient Semitic religions practiced by the Canaanites living in the ancient Levant from at least the early Bronze
Religious pluralism (7,572 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
Amun (3,604 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:
Anglican Diocese of Peterborough (615 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ontario, see Anglican Diocese of Ontario. The Diocese of Peterborough forms part of the Province of Canterbury in England. Its seat is the Cathedral
Marapu (806 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
Evil (4,680 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
opposed although reference to demonic influence is common in Chinese folk religion. Confucianism's primary concern is with correct social relationships and
Medes (4,995 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
Double standard (312 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
subjective bias or favoritism based on social class, rank, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, or other distinctions. A double standard violates
Max Weber (14,489 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
Psychology of religion (12,333 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
its surroundings, and record its findings and hypotheses. Thus, religion is only a form of that search for knowledge, within which humans record various
Human rights (15,033 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
Belief (7,983 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
Sikh (7,994 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
Hermaphroditus (2,198 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
Freedom of thought (1,265 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of—and thus is closely linked to—other liberties, including freedom of religion, freedom of speech, and freedom of expression. Though freedom of thought
Religion in Qatar (665 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
Kendayan (831 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
amp. The original religion of the Kanal at people is not the Kaharingan like other Dayak people. Kanayatn Dayak's indigenous religion is inseparable from
Idolatry (11,319 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
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
Theodicy (5,597 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
Buddhism in Russia (480 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
early 17th century. Buddhism is considered as one of Russia's traditional religions, legally a part of Russian historical heritage. Besides the historical
Hero (4,196 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
later given divine honors. Before the decipherment of Linear B the original form of the word was assumed to be *ἥρωϝ-, hērōw-; R. S. P. Beekes has proposed
Evolutionary origin of religions (4,586 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
Australian Aboriginal mythology (5,031 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
Covenant (biblical) (3,081 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
Muslim (2,889 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
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
Covenant (biblical) (3,081 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
Bon (2,729 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
Major religious groups (2,773 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
Five Pillars of Islam (2,044 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
al-Islām أركان الإسلام; also arkān al-dīn أركان الدين "pillars of the religion") are five basic acts in Islam, considered mandatory by believers and are
Calvinism (11,786 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
Meditation (16,251 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
Sumerian religion (1,653 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Sumerian religion influenced Mesopotamian mythology as a whole, surviving in the mythologies and religions of the Hurrians, Akkadians, Babylonians
Second Great Awakening (4,615 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
Jupiter (mythology) (18,891 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
Freedom of religion in India (2,755 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
Tiamat (2,001 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In the religion of ancient Babylon, Tiamat (Akkadian: 𒀭𒋾𒊩𒆳 Dti.amat) is a primordial goddess of the salt sea, mating with Abzû, the god of fresh water
Criticism of religion (13,334 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
Oppland (409 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
Golden Rule (8,174 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
Secularization (3,365 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
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
Palo (religion) (1,038 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
the fact that the Kingdom of the Kongo adapted the Catholic religion and created a form of Kongo-Catholicism as early as the 15th century. Iconography
Society (3,526 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
strong economies and stable governments, allow freedom of religion, have chosen democracy as a form of governance, favor capitalism and international trade
Commodity fetishism (6,605 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
Yazidis (11,631 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
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
Cosmological argument (3,188 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
Bhagavad Gita (10,544 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
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
Maluku (province) (604 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
the Halmahera Tengah Regency and the City of Ternate) were split off to form a separate province of North Maluku (Indonesian: Maluku Utara) The province
Mana (4,400 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
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
Andhra Pradesh (8,452 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
Mawla (646 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
trustee, helper. In the pre-Islamic era the term originally applied to any form of tribal association. During the early Islamic era, this institution was
Kapu (917 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The kapu system was universal in lifestyle, gender roles, politics and religion. An offense that was kapu was often a corporal offense, but also often
Tamil Nadu (14,464 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
Interpretatio graeca (1,504 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
myths are used to interpret or attempt to understand the mythology and religion of other cultures. It is thus a comparative methodology that looks for
Yarsanism (2,685 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Yarsan, Persian: اهل حق‎‎ Ahl-e Haqq "People of Truth") is a syncretic religion founded by Sultan Sahak in the late 14th century in western Iran. The total
Kitáb-i-Aqdas (3,151 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
central book of the Bahá'í Faith written by Bahá'u'lláh, the founder of the religion, 1853–1873. The work was written in Arabic under the Arabic title al-Kitābu
Celtic polytheism (5,655 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
Naugaja Peer (595 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
are many shrines of Naugaja Peer in the Punjab region which form part of Punjabi folk religion. The shrine is regularly visited by passers by and from people
Edict of Milan (1,552 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
Western esotericism (8,834 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
Satanism (10,790 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
Problem of evil (15,510 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 (2,635 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
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
Interpretatio Christiana (1,514 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
domestic religion of ancient Rome, imperial cult, Hellenistic religion, the ancient Egyptian religion, Celtic and Germanic polytheism, initiation religions such
West Africa (5,440 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
populations of this region, and include Akan religion, Yoruba religion, Odinani, and Serer religion. They are spiritual but also linked to the historical and
Polygamy (9,900 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Celtic pagan religions accept the practice of polygamy to varying degrees, though how widespread the practice is within these religions is unknown.
Philosophy of religion (2,619 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
According to the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, philosophy of religion is, "the philosophical examination of the central themes and concepts involved
Schism (2,765 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
policies, etc. that are thought to lead towards or promote schism. In religion, the charge of schism is distinguished from that of heresy, since the offence
Religion in Uruguay (348 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
no religion (23.2% as "believing in God but without religion", 17.2% as atheist or agnostic), 0.6% as followers of Umbanda or other African religions, 0
Uttarakhand (7,407 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Outlook (magazine). 4 June 2007. Retrieved 17 July 2012.  "Population by religion community - 2011". Census of India, 2011. The Registrar General & Census
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
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
Hubris (1,294 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
about the downfall, or nemesis, of the perpetrator of hubris. The adjectival form of the noun hubris is "hubristic". Hubris is usually perceived as a characteristic
Christianity by country (3,227 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
Monarchy (4,967 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
Anarchism and religion (2,647 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
J. P. Morgan (5,887 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
merger of Edison General Electric and Thomson-Houston Electric Company to form General Electric. He was instrumental in the creation of the United States
Hinduism in India (1,552 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
Religion in India (8,203 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. The Indian subcontinent is the birthplace of four of the world's
Garden (2,115 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
Invisible Pink Unicorn (1,713 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
Decline of Greco-Roman polytheism (7,019 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
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 (783 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of culture and politics from religion. A subcategory of liberalism and secularism, it supports the separation of religion and state particularly from the
Muslim world (10,365 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the Islamic community (Ummah), consisting of all those who adhere to the religion of Islam, or to societies where Islam is practiced. In a modern geopolitical
Shamanism (15,096 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
commonly believed that the Shinto religion is the result of the transformation of a shamanistic tradition into a religion. Forms of practice vary somewhat in
Parody religion (1,367 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A parody religion or mock religion is a belief system that challenges spiritual convictions of others, often through humor, satire, or burlesque (literary
Confession (757 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
morally wrong within the confines of the confessor's religion. In some religions, confession takes the form of an oral communication to another person. Socially
Black Easter (1,265 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
conclusion, characterizing Blish as an author "genuinely concerned with religion, not with trick endings." It is likely that Blish got the name for his
Anthropomorphism (6,622 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
Native American religion (3,368 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Native American religions are the spiritual practices of the indigenous peoples of the Americas. Traditional Native American ceremonial ways can vary
Herma (1,009 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
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
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
Quetzalcoatl (4,649 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Nahuatl: Quetzalcohuātl [ket͡saɬˈkowaːt͡ɬ], modern Nahuatl pronunciation ) forms part of Mesoamerican literature and is a deity whose name comes from the
Indonesia (19,792 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
Classifications of religious movements (2,970 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
religion, the most widely used classification is the church-sect typology. The typology states that churches, ecclesia, denominations and sects form a
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
Roman Empire (32,253 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
The Five Ks (1,202 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Five K are not just symbols, but articles of faith that collectively form the external identity and the Khalsa devotee's commitment to the Sikh rehni
Marduk (1,735 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
divine weapon Imhullu. "Marduk" is the Babylonian form of his name. According to The Encyclopedia of Religion, the name Marduk was probably pronounced Marutuk
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 (15,926 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
Somaliland (9,628 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
traditional religion exist in Somaliland, Islam is dominant to the Somali sense of national identity. Many of the Somali social norms come from their religion. For
Haruspex (1,111 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
Sacrilege (1,200 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
Spirituality (10,068 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
Islamic views on evolution (2,878 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
I Ching (5,286 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
Religion and sexuality (11,641 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
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
Connexionalism (487 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
Secular Buddhism (1,311 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Buddhist atheism, or Buddhist secularism—is a broad term for an emerging form of Buddhism and secular spirituality that is based on humanist, skeptical
Negative and positive atheism (1,054 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Positive atheism, also called strong atheism and hard atheism, is the form of atheism that asserts that no deities exist; negative atheism, also called
Folsom point (357 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Folsom points are a distinct form of chipped stone projectile points associated with the Folsom Tradition of North America. The style of toolmaking was
Religion in Africa (3,650 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
Hades (4,425 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
Louisiana Voodoo (3,071 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the traditions of the African diaspora. It is a cultural form of the Afro-American religions developed by enslaved West and Central Africans populations
Hades (4,425 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
Louisiana Voodoo (3,071 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the traditions of the African diaspora. It is a cultural form of the Afro-American religions developed by enslaved West and Central Africans populations
Faith (4,577 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
Thelema (6,496 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Thelema (/θəˈliːmə/) is a religion based on a philosophical law of the same name, adopted as a central tenet by some religious organizations. The law of
John Hawthorne (412 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
written on philosophy of language and philosophical logic, philosophy of religion, philosophy of mind, and on Leibniz. Hawthorne earned his Ph.D. from
Mongolian shamanism (2,141 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
broadly called the Mongolian folk religion, or occasionally Tengerism, refers to the animistic and shamanic ethnic religion that has been practiced in Mongolia
Deva (Hinduism) (3,598 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
American Academy of Religion, Volume 81, Issue 2, pages 427-466 Doris Srinivasan (1997), Many Heads, Arms and Eyes: Origin, Meaning, and Form of Multiplicity
Islam in Mauritius (1,084 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
Cell (400 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
in a cell group, a form of Christian church organization Cell, a unit of a clandestine cell system, a penetration-resistant form of a secret or outlawed
Religion in Turkey (5,723 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
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
Human (17,907 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
Absolute (philosophy) (3,240 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Neoplatonic — The One The Platonic — Form of the Good The Chinese — Taoism — Dao, and De Chinese folk religion — Yellow Emperor, Wufang Shangdi Confucianism
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
New Hampshire (9,400 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
2010.  "U.S. Religion Map and Religious Populations — U.S. Religious Landscape Study". Religions.pewforum.org. Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life.
Brett Gurewitz (1,586 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Puciato. Gurewitz joined Bad Religion in 1980 at the age of 18, when he, Greg Graffin, Jay Bentley and Jay Ziskrout agreed to form a band. After releasing
Witchcraft (17,733 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"
Malaysia (15,540 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
indigenous peoples. The constitution declares Islam the state religion while allowing freedom of religion for non-Muslims. The government system is closely modelled
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
Buddhism in Myanmar (4,540 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
proportion of monks in the population and proportion of income spent on religion. Adherents are most likely found among the dominant Bamar people, Shan
Aten (1,397 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
originally an aspect of the god Ra. The deified Aten is the focus of the religion of Atenism established by Amenhotep IV, who later took the name Akhenaten
Christian (4,049 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
Paleolithic religion (1,628 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
Horse worship (948 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
in various regions of South Asia. In India, Horse worship in the form of worship of Hayagriva dates back to 2000 BC, when the Indo-Aryan people
Religion in Fiji (5,000 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Aboriginal Fijian religion could be classified in modern terms as forms of animism or shamanism, traditions utilizing various systems of divination which
Relationship between religion and science (18,054 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The relationship between religion and science has been a subject of study since classical antiquity, addressed by philosophers, theologians, scientists
Unitarianism (7,667 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
Progressive (379 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Islam Progressive Judaism, a major denomination within Judaism Progressive religion, a religious tradition which embraces theological diversity Progressive
Discordianism (3,495 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
religion. Many outside observers still regard Discordianism as a parody religion although some of its adherents utilize it as a legitimate religion,
Sect (1,592 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
feminine form of the past participle of the verb secare, to cut), as though sects were scissionsWiktionary entry cast aside from the mainstream religion.
Fetishism (1,518 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of monotheistic religions as fetishes. For example, the Holy Cross and the consecrated host or tokens of communion found in some forms of Christianity
Vietnam (13,456 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
freedom. The state's official position on religion is that all citizens are free to their belief, and that all religions are equal before the law. Nevertheless
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
Immanuel Kant (17,779 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
Divine command theory (3,740 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
follow his commands. Followers of both monotheistic and polytheistic religions in ancient and modern times have often accepted the importance of God's
Chhattisgarh (8,153 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
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
Caribbean (6,172 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
Tamils (12,582 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Pathuppāṭṭu; and the eight anthologies, Eṭṭuthogai shed light on early religion. Tamil God was glorified as the red god seated on the blue peacock, who
Tibetan Muslims (691 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
known as the Kachee (Tibetan: ཁ་ཆེ་, Wylie: kha-che; also spelled Kache), form a small minority in Tibet. Despite being Muslim, they are officially recognized
Cattle in religion and mythology (4,395 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
Bel (mythology) (444 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
applied to various gods in the Mesopotamian religion of Akkad, Assyria and Babylonia. The feminine form is Belit 'Lady, Mistress'. Bel is represented
Freedom of religion (12,134 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
List of Roman deities (5,747 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
Kalash people (6,030 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
following about the pre-Islamic Nuristani religion: "Before their conversion to Islâm the Nuristânis practiced a form of ancient Hinduism, infused with accretions
Shunning (2,699 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
less formal group action which will spread to all members of the group as a form of solidarity. It is a sanction against association, often associated with
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
501(c) organization (6,697 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
basis of race, color, or religion. Nevertheless, a 501(c)(7) organization is permitted to limit its members to a particular religion in order to further the
Sectarian violence (2,816 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
strife is a form of communal violence inspired by sectarianism, that is, between different sects of one particular mode of ideology or religion within a
Soapbox (825 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
orators, who have assembled at Speakers' Corner since 1872 to discuss religion, politics, and other topics. Blogs can be used as soapboxes within the
Hari (681 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
discus weapon considered to be the most powerful weapon according to Hindu Religion Sudarshana Chakra in his upper right hand and also have a bow named as
Thirty-nine Articles (3,508 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Thirty-nine Articles of Religion (commonly abbreviated as the Thirty-nine Articles or the XXXIX Articles) are the historically defining statements
Druid (7,590 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
State religion (8,952 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
Demographics of atheism (11,045 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
not the opposite or lack, let alone the enemy, of religion but is the most common form of religion." Furthermore, he observes that "some atheists call
Asceticism (8,005 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
Ancient Egyptian concept of the soul (1,961 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
expressions in the Egyptian language which incorporate the word jb. In Egyptian religion, the heart was the key to the afterlife. It was conceived as surviving
Slavic Native Faith (14,138 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 and a new religious movement pertaining to the spirituality and myths of
Islam in Montenegro (372 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Muslims in Montenegro form the largest minority religion in the country. According to the 2011 census, Montenegro's 118,477 Muslims make up 20% of the
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
Assyria (20,001 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
Poseidon (4,663 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
pronounced [pose͜edɔ́͜ɔn]) was one of the Twelve Olympians in ancient Greek religion and myth. He was god of the Sea and other waters; of earthquakes; and of
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. 
Bhakti (4,350 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Bhakti, states Michael Pasquier, has been a common form of religious activity in world religions throughout human history. It is found in Christianity
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
Sharia (14,922 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
Agnostic atheism (1,782 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
Restorationism (7,487 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
restorationists see as the search for a more pure and more ancient form of the religion. Fundamentally, "this vision seeks to correct faults or deficiencies
Excommunication (10,913 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
to their form of excommunication. The word excommunication means putting a specific individual or group out of communion. In some religions, excommunication
Paganism (5,094 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
ancient writers regarding cultures known to the classical world. Forms of these religions, influenced by various historical pagan beliefs of pre-modern Europe
Happiness (8,639 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
research) that the benefits of religion are due to strong convictions and membership in a social group. Happiness forms a central theme of Buddhist
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
Reincarnation (16,750 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
Youth ministry (693 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
organizing events and activities, youth ministry will usually include some form of religious instruction and pastoral oversight of young people. Main
Testimony (1,505 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
Freedom From Religion Foundation (5,622 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
Lord (2,670 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
personal god consisting of the trinity of Brahma, Vishnu, and Shiva. Semitic religions: Other deities given corresponding appellations to "Lord" include: Baʿal
State atheism (6,227 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
secular state purports to be officially neutral in matters of religion, supporting neither religion nor irreligion. State atheism may refer to a government's
Dutch people (9,771 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
Censer (2,388 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
vessel made for burning incense or perfume in some solid form. These vessels vary greatly in size, form, and material of construction, and have been in use
Roman temple (4,043 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Their construction and maintenance was a major part of ancient Roman religion, and all towns of any importance had at least one main temple, as well
Tigris (1,434 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
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
French Wars of Religion (9,031 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
Religion in Atlanta (1,697 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion in Atlanta, while historically centered on Protestant Christianity, now involves many faiths as a result of the city and metro area's increasingly
Mass (liturgy) (5,223 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The Latin word was adopted in Old English as mæsse (via a Vulgar Latin form *messa), and was sometimes glossed as sendnes (i.e. "a sending, dismission")
Set (deity) (3,193 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
desert, storms, disorder, violence, and foreigners in ancient Egyptian religion. In Ancient Greek, the god's name is given as Sēth (Σήθ). Set is not, however
Sacred (2,615 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
virtues, and identifies it with the virtue of religion, but with this difference that, whereas religion is the virtue whereby one offers God due service
International relations (7,368 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
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
Anglo-Saxon paganism (15,048 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
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
Haitian Vodou (7,287 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
Theology (5,488 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the primary forms of study are likely to include: Anthropology of religion Comparative religion History of religions Philosophy of religion Psychology
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
Kaharingan (1,857 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
Iranian religions (512 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Iranian religions are religions which originated in Greater Iran. Proto-Indo-Iranian religion or Proto-Iranic religion: The various beliefs and practices
New Atheism (5,224 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
advanced by critics of religion, a group of modern atheist thinkers and writers who advocate the view that superstition, religion and irrationalism should
Metaphysics (8,860 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
identical (as in pantheism). Stances on these questions can form the foundation for philosophy of religion and theology, but the metaphysical questions are prior
Altar server (2,235 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
least six months before being ordained as deacons. In the ordinary (normal) form of the Roman Rite of the celebration of Mass, provided no instituted acolyte
Metaphysics (8,860 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
identical (as in pantheism). Stances on these questions can form the foundation for philosophy of religion and theology, but the metaphysical questions are prior
Miaphysitism (1,020 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
nevertheless perceived the Christology of the Oriental Orthodox to be a form of Monophysitism (single nature doctrine). Meanwhile, the Oriental Churches
Georgia (U.S. state) (10,479 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"
Good (5,886 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
Imperial cult (1,517 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
An imperial cult is a form of state religion in which an emperor, or a dynasty of emperors (or rulers of another title), are worshipped as demigods or
List of UFO religions (1,392 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
writes in Alternative Religions: A Sociological Introduction, "One form of quasi-religion that perhaps borders on a more orthodox form of religiosity is that
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
Dievturība (468 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Neopagan religious movement which claims to be a modern revival of the folk religion of the Latvians before Christianization in the 13th century. Adherents
Hera (6,260 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
and Homer) is the goddess of women and marriage in Greek mythology and religion. She is the daughter of the Titans Cronus and Rhea. Hera is married to
Proto-Indo-European religion (6,162 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
History of religions (2,170 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
Christian state (4,260 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
Apollo (15,311 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
Religion in the Netherlands (6,821 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
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
Lakshadweep (3,667 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Lakshadweepa, which means "one hundred thousand islands" in Sanskrit. The islands form the smallest Union Territory of India: their total surface area is just 32 km2
Nasheed (750 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
Ayyavazhi (12,136 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
that originated in South India. It is cited as an independent monistic religion by several newspapers, government reports and academic researchers. In
Tree of life (4,781 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
First Amendment to the United States Constitution (13,996 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
Egyptian mythology (9,195 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
See also: Ancient Egyptian religion Egyptian mythology is the collection of myths from ancient Egypt, which describe the actions of the Egyptian gods
Creationism (13,688 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 (578 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Tabernacle in church architecture. The Latin word sanctum is the neuter form of the adjective "holy," and sanctorum its genitive plural. Thus the term
Carl Jung (10,934 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"
Hecate (9,264 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
in Ancient Greek religion and mythology, most often shown holding two torches or a key and in later periods depicted in triple form. She was variously
Neo-völkisch movements (3,015 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
Meme (6,659 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
Henotheism (2,252 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
orientalist, brought the term into wider usage in his scholarship on the Indian religions, particularly Hinduism whose scriptures mention and praise numerous deities
San religion (2,332 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The San religion is the religion of the San people. Cagn (also known Kaang or /Kaggen) is the supreme god of the San. He is the first being and the creator
Antitheism (1,030 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
Mormonism (6,966 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
restored dispensation; it characterizes itself as the only true form of the Christian religion since the time of a Great Apostasy that began not long after
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
List of religious ideas in science fiction (7,850 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
Saturn (mythology) (3,773 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Saturn (Latin: Saturnus pronounced [saˈtʊr.nʊs]) is a god in ancient Roman religion, and a character in myth. Saturn is a complex figure because of his multiple
Anguilla (4,192 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
Polygyny (7,946 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"many", and γυνή gyne "woman" or "wife") is the most common and accepted form of polygamy, entailing the marriage of a man with several women. Most countries
Doctor of Ministry (148 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
such as missions, evangelism, pastoral counseling or the psychology of religion, homiletics, spiritual formation, church growth, church administration
Documentary hypothesis (3,008 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
Athena (8,676 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(/ˈpæləs/; Παλλὰς), is the goddess of wisdom, craft, and war in ancient Greek religion and mythology. In later times, Athena was syncretized with the Roman goddess
Religion in Bulgaria (1,086 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
traditionally a Christian state since the adoption of Christianity as state religion in 865, and therefore the dominant confession is Eastern Orthodoxy of the
Canadians (6,535 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
British, and more recent immigrant customs, languages and religions have combined to form the culture of Canada and thus a Canadian identity. Canada
Religion in Serbia (1,155 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Serbia answered 'no' to the question "Is religion an important part of your daily life?" Freedom of religion is a right defined by the Constitution of
Kisshōten (215 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
among the seven fukujin and fellow fukujin Daikoku is regarded in feminine form, all three of the Hindu Tridevi goddesses are represented in the fukujin
Covenant (religion) (1,160 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
In religion, a covenant is a formal alliance or agreement made by God with a religious community or with humanity in general. It is central to the Abrahamic
Apologetics (2,220 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
21st century usage, 'apologetics' is often identified with debates over religion and theology. The term "apologetics" derives from the Ancient Greek word
Dardic People (608 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
Alvars (1,576 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
sustenance of a culture that broke away from the ritual-oriented Vedic religion and rooted itself in devotion as the only path for salvation. In addition
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
Hajji (573 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Gani becomes Hajji Saif Gani. "Hadži" is also used in Christian Orthodox religion for people who go on pilgrimage to the grave of Christ in Jerusalem. It
Tripura (10,564 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
provide historical evidence of artistic fusion between organised and tribal religions. The Ujjayanta Palace in Agartala was the former royal abode of the Tripuri
Indian religions (11,799 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Indian religions, also termed as Dharmic faiths or religions, are the religions that originated in the Indian subcontinent; namely Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism
Religious tourism (500 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
Olokun (246 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
great wealth and of the bottom of the ocean). Olokun is an orisha in the religion of Santeria. Olokun is an androgynous orisha, meaning Olokun is a man and
Marxism (6,740 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Marxism Libertarian Marxism Living Marxism Marxian Class Theory Marxism and religion Marxism and Freedom Marxism and the U.S.A. Marxism Today Marxist film theory
Gender in Bugis society (677 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
called. To be considered bissu, all aspects of gender must be combined to form a whole. This can include those who are born intersex. However, being bissu
Maldives (10,673 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
chiefs or headmen did not reside in elaborate stone palaces, nor did their religion require the construction of large temples or compounds. Comparative studies
Ten Commandments (10,077 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
Clerical fascism (1,720 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
El (deity) (5,031 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
supreme god of the Canaanite religion and the supreme god of the Mesopotamian Semites in the pre-Sargonic period. Cognate forms are found throughout the
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
Dystopia (3,873 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
real-world issues regarding society, environment, politics, economics, religion, psychology, ethics, science, or technology. However, some authors also
Aramaic language (9,262 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Imperial and a foot in regional Aramaic. The written form of Mandaic, the language of the Mandaean religion, was descended from the Arsacid chancery script
Buddhism in Taiwan (2,951 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Buddhism is the major religion in Taiwan. Taiwanese people predominantly practice Mahayana Buddhism, Confucian principles, local practices and Taoist tradition
Solar deity (4,129 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Nommo. Also in Egypt, there was a religion that worshiped the sun directly, and was among the first monotheistic religions: Atenism. Sun worship was
Intuition (2,925 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
Hindu (8,663 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
Religion in Indonesia (7,030 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Pancasila, is "belief in the one and only God". A number of different religions are practised in the country, and their collective influence on the country's
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
Devi (5,300 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Sanskrit word for "goddess"; the masculine form is Deva. Devi – the feminine form, and Deva – the masculine form, mean "heavenly, divine, anything of excellence"
Sectarianism (4,400 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
Art (10,147 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
patterns, calligraphy, and architecture. Further east, religion dominated artistic styles and forms too. India and Tibet saw emphasis on painted sculptures
Census in the United Kingdom (2,418 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
Beti-Pahuin peoples (1,171 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
After the colonial era ended, their traditional religion has enjoyed a resurgence, such as the Bwiti religion and, as has a flowering of new styles of music
Kanai Anzen (70 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Kanai Anzen (家内安全) is a type of omamori, or Japanese amulet of the Shinto religion. Its purpose is to promote good health and to help those with illnesses
Krishna (11,487 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
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
Separatism (3,187 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
Ingroups and outgroups (1,153 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
meaningful to view themselves according to their race, culture, gender, age or religion. It has been found that the psychological membership of social groups and
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
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
Punjabis (8,837 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
amongst the major world religions, with 25-28 million adherents worldwide, Sikhi is the ninth-largest religion in the world. Sikhs form a majority of close
Marxism and religion (3,039 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
working classes false hope for millennia. At the same time Marx saw religion as a form of protest by the working classes against their poor economic conditions
Religion and mythology (3,783 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion and mythology differ in scope but have overlapping aspects. Both terms refer to systems of concepts that are of high importance to a certain community
Washington (state) (11,047 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Association. Retrieved August 19, 2013.  "Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life (2014)". Religions.pewforum.org. Retrieved September 12, 2015.  "LDS Statistics
Acat (deity) (96 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
of that god's power. Because of the importance and difficulty of this art form it was only natural that there was a god responsible for it. Acat[pronunciation
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
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
Religious studies (5,769 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
to define "religion" as a category, and which must be necessary in order for something to be classified as a "religion". There are two forms of monothetic
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
Lingayatism (3,824 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
Rite of passage (2,216 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
borders into a culturally different region, such as one where a different religion prevails. Rites of passage have three phases: separation, liminality,
Phallus (2,364 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
with magical rites based religion of that time. The phallus played a role in the cult of Osiris in ancient Egyptian religion. When Osiris' body was
Religion in Scouting (3,795 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
Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan (5,099 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
Growth of religion (11,971 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
Aliran kepercayaan (285 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
meditation-based spiritual path than a religion. Some animists combine their beliefs with one of the government-recognized religions. As a body of belief, kebatinan
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
Great Architect of the Universe (1,035 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
is used within Freemasonry to represent the deity neutrally (in whatever form, and by whatever name each member may individually believe in). It is also
Cult image (1,975 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In the practice of religion, a cult image is a human-made object that is venerated or worshipped for the deity, spirit or daemon that it embodies or represents
Great Architect of the Universe (1,035 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
is used within Freemasonry to represent the deity neutrally (in whatever form, and by whatever name each member may individually believe in). It is also
Staffordshire (3,398 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"
Hawaii (14,833 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
widespread religion in Hawaii. It is mainly represented by various Protestants, Catholics and Mormons. Buddhism is the second most popular religion, especially
Religions of the ancient Near East (2,340 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
Meilichios (283 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ellen Harrison demonstrated in detail in Prolegomena to the Study of Greek Religion (1903). In the course of examining the archaic aspects of the Diasia festival
Guru Nanak (3,586 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
revenge and spite.[citation needed] Sikhism is one of the most recently formed religions in the world. Sikhs follow the teaching of the Guru Granth Sahib, the
Pentagram (3,177 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
be in violation of students' First Amendment right to free exercise of religion in 2000. The encircled pentagram (referred to as a pentacle by the plaintiffs)
Maya civilization (23,099 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
length. Their actual form varies considerably but they generally depict human, animal and geometric forms associated with Maya religion. Eccentric flints
Religion in Zambia (983 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
and practice any religion. Main article: Christianity in Zambia Christianity is believed to have arrived in Africa in the form of European Protestant
Primus inter pares (2,183 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
ironically or self-deprecatingly by leaders with much higher status as a form of respect, camaraderie, or propaganda. After the fall of the Republic, Roman
Dashavatara (2,899 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
avatars of Vishnu, the Hindu god of preservation. Vishnu is said to descend in form of an avatar to restore cosmic order. The list of Dashavatara varies across
Caesaropapism (1,232 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
List of founders of religious traditions (1,609 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
founded a specific major denomination within a larger religion. In many cases, one can regard a religion as a continuous tradition extending to prehistoric
Renenutet (273 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Renenet) was a goddess of nourishment and the harvest in ancient Egyptian religion. The importance of the harvest caused people to make many offerings to
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
Traditionalist School (2,470 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
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
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
Political philosophy (6,734 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
Evangelicalism (10,198 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
Monism (5,581 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
Religion in the United Kingdom (11,140 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion in the United Kingdom and in the countries that preceded it has been dominated, for over 1,400 years, by various forms of Christianity. Religious
Baal (4,869 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
from its Latinized form Baal, which appears in the Vulgate. These forms in turn derive from the vowel-less Northwest Semitic form BʿL. The word's Biblical
Catalans (2,895 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
Eastern Province, Sri Lanka (2,048 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
and 2006 the province was temporarily merged with the Northern Province to form the North Eastern Province. The capital of the province is Trincomalee.
Tamagushi (1,192 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Tamagushi (玉串?, literally "jewel skewer") is a form of Shinto offering made from a sakaki-tree branch decorated with shide strips of washi paper, silk
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
Interfaith marriage (3,047 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
Epic of Gilgamesh (6,263 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Gilgamesh Atra-Hasis Babylonian literature The Book of Giants Cattle in religion Sumerian creation myth Sumerian literature The Tower of Druaga "Epic
Ahura Mazda (3,205 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
Iðunn (2,835 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
potential links to fertility, and her potential origin in Proto-Indo-European religion. Long the subject of artworks, Iðunn is sometimes referenced in modern
Islamic state (2,067 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
legal systems. Certain Muslim states have declared Islam to be their state religion in their constitutions, but do not apply Islamic law in their courts. Islamic
Eight per thousand (1,406 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
organised religion recognised by Italy or, alternatively, to a social assistance scheme run by the Italian State. This declaration is made on the IRE form. People
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
Temperance (virtue) (1,394 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
includes restraint from retaliation in the form of non-violence and forgiveness, restraint from arrogance in the form of humility and modesty, restraint from
Sanamahism (772 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ningthoulai (King God) and Umanglai (Forest Dwelling God). Religion of antiquity – in its pure native form, it is as all as the history of Meitei people from
Deity (8,992 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Dictionary of English defines deity as "a god or goddess (in a polytheistic religion)", or anything revered as divine. C. Scott Littleton defines a deity as
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
Theistic evolution (4,955 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
form of compatibilism, and as such it is viewed with disdain both by some atheists and many creationists. Hominization, in both science and religion
Hawaiian religion (2,716 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hawaiian religion encompasses the indigenous religious beliefs and practices of the Native Hawaiians. It is polytheistic and animistic, with a belief in
Burmese folk religion (2,445 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Burmese folk religion refers to the animistic and polytheistic religious worship of nats (deities of local and Hindu origin) in Burma (Myanmar). Although
Islam in Saudi Arabia (6,530 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Islam is the state religion of Saudi Arabia. The connection between Islam and Saudi Arabia (or at least the western Hejaz region of the country) is uniquely
Charas (890 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
integral role in the culture and ritual of certain sects of the Hindu religion, especially among the Shaivs — the sub-division of Hinduism holding Lord
Sociology (16,437 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,
Vaishnavism (14,190 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
Argument from morality (2,145 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.
Puritans (6,835 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
Islam in Suriname (269 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
Rooster (6,996 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Torajan cosmology. Kaharingan, an animist folk religion of the Iban branch of the Dayak people, accepted as a form of Hinduism by the Indonesian government
Demography of the United Kingdom (4,100 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
regarding religion for the 2001 and 2011 censuses: In the 2011 Census, rather than select one of the specified religions offered on the Census form, many