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Atheism (15,914 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 (3,363 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Greek religion encompasses the collection of beliefs, rituals, and mythology originating in ancient Greece in the form of both popular public religion and
Wicca (11,596 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This article is about the duotheistic religion. For other uses, see Wicca (disambiguation). ‹ The template below (Neopaganism-sidebar) is being considered
Anubis (2,803 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
Rastafari (11,716 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Rastafari, sometimes termed Rastafarianism, is an Abrahamic religion. Classified as a new religious movement, it developed in Jamaica during the 1930s
Polytheism (4,608 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
Secularity (1,583 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
Losing My Religion (2,541 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
about the R.E.M. song. For other uses, see Losing My Religion (disambiguation). "Losing My Religion" is a song by the American alternative rock band R.E
Zoroastrianism (11,444 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"
Religion (12,364 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
Irreligion (973 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Irreligion (adjective form: non-religious or irreligious) is the absence, indifference, rejection of, or hostility towards religion. When characterized
Dahomean religion (226 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
taken from Dahomey to the Caribbean used elements of the religion to form Vodou and other religions of the Afro-Caribbean diaspora. Lisa (male) and Mawu
Yoruba religion (2,591 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
Scientology (23,829 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
Yahweh (4,070 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
Judaism (19,817 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
Islam (19,589 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
Chinese folk religion (21,051 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
to form the popular religious system which has lasted in many ways until the present day. Chinese religions have a variety of sources, local forms, founder
Ritual (6,535 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(1974). "Symbols, Song, Dance and Features of Articulation: Is Religion an Extreme Form of Traditional Authority?". Archives Européennes de Sociologie
Bahá'í Faith (10,498 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(disambiguation). The Bahá'í Faith (Persian: بهائی‎‎ Bahā'i) is a monotheistic religion that emphasizes the spiritual unity of all humankind. Three core principles
Religion in Kiribati (663 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
by `Abdu'l-Bahá, then head of the religion, that Bahá'ís should take the religion to the Gilbert Islands which form part of modern Kiribati. The first
Theocracy (5,155 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
Taoism (8,990 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%
Divination (2,289 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
Rhea (mythology) (1,370 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
Venus (mythology) (6,521 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
Hinduism (27,862 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
Ra (2,514 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
LaVeyan Satanism (8,493 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
Religion in Montenegro (661 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
While Orthodox Christianity is the dominant form of religion in Montenegro, there are also sizable numbers of adherents of both Islam and Catholic Christianity
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 (1,763 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
material world. See also: Rebirth (Buddhism) Buddhism is a non-theistic religion, it denies the concept of a creator god or any incarnation of a creator
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
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
Monotheism (9,517 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
Jedi census phenomenon (2,679 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
Goddess (4,122 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
female deity in polytheistic religions. Goddesses most often have feminine characteristics that are apotheosize in their pure form. However, in some cases
Animism (5,591 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
Pantheism (5,239 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
Zoomorphism (568 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
Republic (8,118 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This article is about the form of government. For the political ideology, see Republicanism. For other uses, see Republic (disambiguation). A republic
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
Sikhism (14,007 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
living life as a householder. Sikhism is a monistic form of monotheistic (panentheistic) religion. In Sikhism, the concept of "God" is Vāhigurū—is shapeless
Creation myth (3,620 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 (9,808 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
See also: Egyptian mythology Ancient Egyptian religion was a complex system of polytheistic beliefs and rituals which were an integral part of ancient
Dualism (4,281 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
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
Modern Paganism (10,995 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
Comparative religion (1,767 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Iranian religions), Indian religions, East Asian religions, African religions, American religions, Oceanic religions, and classical Hellenistic religions.
Confucianism (9,443 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
New Age (16,855 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
to become more visible: "[M]any would call New Age a form of 'spirituality' rather than religion. … According to many recent surveys of religious affiliation
Freemasonry (8,999 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)
Religion in pre-Islamic Arabia (8,590 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
Invocation (1,415 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
pre-established form or with the invoker's own words or actions. An example of a pre-established text for an invocation is the Lord's Prayer. All religions in general
Proselytism (2,751 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
Kirant Mundhum (845 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
Hermes (6,578 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(disambiguation). Hermes (/ˈhɜːrmiːz/; Greek: Ἑρμῆς) is an Olympian god in Greek religion and mythology, the son of Zeus and the Pleiad Maia, and the second youngest
Protestantism (20,225 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
Timeline of religion (5,295 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
Religion in Japan (5,876 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
Salvation (3,888 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
ills in general, most religions teach some form of it. It assumes an important position, however, only when the ills in question form part of a great system
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
Religious censorship (3,120 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
a form of censorship where freedom of expression is controlled or limited using religious authority or on the basis of the teachings of the religion. This
Religion in Korea (255 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
a form of Korean indigenous religion and is allowing a small revival for Buddhism to occur Freedom of religion in North Korea Freedom of religion in
Religion in China (33,373 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"Religion of China" redirects here. For the book, see The Religion of China: Confucianism and Taoism. Since 1971, the People's Republic of China has been
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
Greek mythology (10,872 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
significance of their own cult and ritual practices. It was a part of the religion in ancient Greece. Modern scholars refer to and study the myths in an attempt
Ghost Dance (3,160 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
food, love, and faith. Quickly accepted by his Paiute brethren, the new religion was termed "Dance In A Circle". Because the first European contact with
Norse mythology (3,578 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
For the practices and social institutions of the Norse pagans, see Norse religion. Norse mythology is the body of mythology of the North Germanic people
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
Korean shamanism (3,810 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Young Lee describes Muism as a form of Sinism - the shamanic tradition within the religion. Other names for the religion are Shindo (Hangul: 신도; Hanja: 神道;
Deism (10,387 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
Vattisen Yaly (972 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
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
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
Prayer (10,484 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
Himachal Pradesh (5,802 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
Occult (1,674 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
Timeline of Hindu texts (920 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
opinion in Southern Asian religious discourse suggests that, unlike other religions which claim the authority of their scriptures as being delivered by a
Christianity (21,630 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
Cult of the Supreme Being (1,113 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
Magic (paranormal) (7,376 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
a form of irrationality, nor should they be viewed as incompatible with modern views of the world.[page needed] Main articles: Magic and religion and
Religion in Gabon (565 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Major religions practiced in Gabon include Christianity (Roman Catholicism and Protestantism), Islam, and traditional indigenous religious beliefs. Many
Ifá (966 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ifá is a religion and system of divination and refers to the verses of the literary corpus known as the Odu Ifá. Orunmila is identified as the Grand Priest
Religion in Bangladesh (1,703 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Sikhs, animists and atheists form the minuscule remainders.[self-published source] A survey in late 2003 confirmed that religion is the first choice by a
Mother goddess (3,130 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
Theories about religions (6,642 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
anthropological theories about religion (or theories of religion) generally attempt to explain the origin and function of religion. These theories define what
Revelation (5,334 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Revelation (disambiguation). In religion and theology, revelation is the revealing or disclosing of some form of truth or knowledge through communication
Scientism (3,925 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
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
Pan (god) (4,356 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
Blasphemy (3,111 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
Æsir (3,124 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
Ancient Egyptian deities (11,382 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Egypt. The beliefs and rituals surrounding these gods formed the core of ancient Egyptian religion, which emerged sometime in prehistory. Deities represented
Hindutva (4,129 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
Zoophilia (10,023 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
Magic and religion (3,045 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Magical thinking in various forms is a cultural universal and an important aspect of religion. Magic is prevalent in all societies, regardless of whether
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
Zoophilia (10,023 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
Divinity (2,493 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
daily protection and blessings. In monotheistic religions, divine intervention may take very direct forms: miracles, visions, or intercessions by blessed
Mars (mythology) (10,347 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Not to be confused with the planet Mars. In ancient Roman religion and myth, Mars (Latin: Mārs, [maːrs]) was the god of war and also an agricultural guardian
Mysticism (11,322 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
Religion in Denmark (1,743 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
Oracle (2,842 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
infallible and in fact, according to Sourvinou-Inwood in What is Polis Religion?, the ancient Greeks were aware of this and concluded the unknowability
Self-concept (3,226 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
Secularism in India (3,961 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
that they are culturally different from Indians of other religions. Supporters of this form of secularism claim that any attempt to introduce a uniform
Diana (mythology) (5,243 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
Gnosticism (13,012 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
East Asian religions (3,158 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
Buddhism (24,322 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
Heaven (7,453 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
Zeus (5,851 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
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
Religious fanaticism (1,470 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
Secular humanism (7,187 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
Chinese culture (3,380 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
Stregheria (1,881 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
pronunciation: [streɡeˈriːa]) is a form of Italian American witchcraft. Stregheria is sometimes referred to as La Vecchia Religione ("the Old Religion"). The word stregheria
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
Religion in ancient Rome (18,188 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion in ancient Rome encompasses the ancestral ethnic religion of the city of Rome that the Romans used to define themselves as a people, as well as
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
Michael (634 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
God (11,482 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
is worshiped as "a god", see Deity. For God in specific religions, see § In specific religions. For other uses, see God (disambiguation).
Uppland (611 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
commonly encountered in especially older English literature. Its Latinised form, which is occasionally used, is Uplandia. The traditional provinces of
Religion in Scotland (6,125 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
Madhya Pradesh (5,751 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
General and Census Commissioner, India http://www.census2011.co.in/data/religion/state/23-madhya-pradesh.html. Retrieved 2015-11-29.  Missing or empty |title=
Confession (religion) (4,378 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
(disambiguation) and Confession (disambiguation). Confession, in many religions, is the acknowledgment of one's sins (sinfulness) or wrongs. Buddhism
Kulam (396 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
Religion in Cuba (2,653 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
Shinto (9,402 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
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
Telangana (5,745 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 northern part of Andhra
Acclamation (459 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
confused with Acclimation. An acclamation, in its most common sense, is a form of election that does not use a ballot. "Acclamation" or "acclamatio" can
Abrahamic religions (14,452 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
comparative religion (along with Indian, Iranian, and East Asian religions). Judaism, Christianity, and Islam are the largest Abrahamic religions in terms
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
Mithraism (20,436 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
a mystery religion centred around the god Mithras that was practised in the Roman Empire from about the 1st to the 4th century. The religion was inspired
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
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:
Romuva (religion) (1,966 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
Norse religion (3,259 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
Libation (3,343 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
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
Priest (5,948 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
different Christian traditions. In modern Pagan religions, such as Wicca, there is no one specific form of dress designated for the clergy. If there is
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
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
Émile Durkheim (9,038 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
Max Weber (14,502 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
Places of Worship Registration Act 1855 (1,464 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
March 2011). "Places of Worship in England and Wales, 1999–2009". British Religion in Numbers. University of Manchester. Archived from the original on 20
Heathenry (new religious movement) (13,050 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
Isis (4,346 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
Freedom of thought (1,252 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
Jainism (14,236 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
/ˈdʒaɪnɪzəm/), traditionally known as Jain Dharma, is an ancient Indian religion belonging to the Śramaṇa tradition. The central tenet is non-violence and
Special Marriage Act, 1954 (727 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
provide a special form of marriage for the people of India and all Indian nationals in foreign countries, irrespective of the religion or faith followed
Analytic philosophy (6,546 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Philosophy of religion In Analytic Philosophy of Religion, Harris noted that analytic philosophy has been a very heterogeneous 'movement'.... some forms of analytic
Sam Harris (4,591 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
Glossary of ancient Roman religion (34,476 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
vocabulary of ancient Roman religion was highly specialized. Its study affords important information about the religion, traditions and beliefs of the
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
Temple (3,013 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
Religion in Qatar (693 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
population, 0.7% follow other religions and 0.9% are unaffiliated to any religion, Qatar is also home to numerous other religions mostly from the Middle East
Sikh (7,964 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
about the Sikh religion, see Sikhism. A Sikh (/siːk, sɪk/; Punjabi: ਸਿੱਖ sikkh [sɪkkʰ]) is a follower of Sikhism, a monotheistic religion which originated
Demeter (4,458 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
For other uses, see Demeter (disambiguation). In ancient Greek religion and Greek mythology, Demeter (/dᵻˈmiːtər/; Attic: Δημήτηρ Dēmḗtēr, pronounced [dɛːmɛ́ːtɛːr];
Reductionism (4,880 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
Armenian neopaganism (1,934 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
Asura (3,847 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
American Academy of Religion, Volume 81, Issue 2, pages 427-466 Doris Srinivasan (1997), Many Heads, Arms and Eyes: Origin, Meaning, and Form of Multiplicity
Religious pluralism (7,584 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
Ancient Canaanite religion (2,821 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
Second Great Awakening (4,647 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
These often provided the first encounter for some settlers with organized religion, and they were important as social venues. The camp meeting was a religious
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
Corruption (7,365 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Corrupt (disambiguation) and Corruptor (disambiguation). Corruption is a form of dishonest or unethical conduct by a person entrusted with a position of
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
Ares (3,593 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Greek Religion, p. 169. Burkert, Greek Religion, p.169. Iliad 5.890–891. Hansen, Classical Mythology, pp. 114–115. Burkert, Greek Religion,p. 169
Organized religion (456 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Organized religion (or organised religion—see spelling differences), also known as institutional religion, is religion as a social institution, in which
Mythology (6,530 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.
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
Hermaphroditus (2,213 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
and the origins of the cult of hermaphrodite beings stem from Eastern religions, where the hermaphrodite nature expressed the idea of a primitive being
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
The Five Ks (1,224 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
Tutelary deity (1,362 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
American religions have varied systems of zoomorphic tutelary spirits, known as "totems" by anthropologists. In many of the animistic African religions, tutelaries
Evolutionary origin of religions (4,606 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"Origin of religion" redirects here. For other uses, see Origin of religion (disambiguation). The emergence of religious behavior by the Neolithic period
Religion in Saudi Arabia (2,439 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
state religion of Saudi Arabia and its law requires that all citizens should be Muslims. The government does not legally protect the freedom of religion. Any
Psychology of religion (12,307 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
Meditation (17,257 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
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
Republicanism (6,699 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Collatinus. This form of government collapsed in the latter part of the 1st century BCE, giving way to what was a monarchy in form, if not in name. Republics
Ancient Mesopotamian religion (6,517 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 the United States (10,535 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
organized religion in the United States. For information about the historical role of religion, see History of religion in the United States. Religion in the
Major religious groups (2,822 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"World religions" redirects here. For other uses, see World religions (disambiguation). For a breakdown by religion List of religions and spiritual traditions
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
Hero (4,262 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
glory. Classical heroes, regardless of their morality, were placed in religion. In classical antiquity, cults that venerated deified heroes such as Heracles
Ethics in religion (5,614 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
conduct. Most religions have an ethical component, often derived from purported supernatural revelation or guidance. Some assert that religion is necessary
Idolatry (11,380 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
neutral language a cult image, in the form of a physical image, such as a statue or icon. In Abrahamic religions, namely Christianity, Islam and Judaism
Louisiana Voodoo (3,118 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
Belief (8,039 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
Freedom of religion in India (2,754 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
Theodicy (5,604 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the book, see Théodicée. Theodicy (/θiːˈɒdɪsi/), in its most common form, is an attempt to answer the question of why a good God permits the manifestation
Agnosticism (7,483 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
Belief (8,039 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
Agnosticism (7,483 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
Hero (4,262 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
glory. Classical heroes, regardless of their morality, were placed in religion. In classical antiquity, cults that venerated deified heroes such as Heracles
Religion in India (8,413 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
religious demographics. For religions originating in the Indian subcontinent, see Indian religions. For the book, see The Religion of India: The Sociology
Nation (2,907 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
nationalism. He also claims that a nation is not formed on the basis of dynasty, language, religion, geography, or shared interests. Rather, "A nation
Amun (3,611 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Amun, who now found themselves without any of their former power. The religion of Egypt was inexorably tied to the leadership of the country, the pharaoh
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
Criticism of religion (13,394 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
criticism § Religious criticism. Criticism of religion is criticism of the ideas, the truth, or the practice of religion, including its political and social implications
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
Tiki (1,042 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This article is about the large Polynesian carvings in humanoid form. For other uses, see Tiki (disambiguation). In Māori mythology, Tiki
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
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
Secularization (3,389 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
societies progress, particularly through modernization and rationalization, religion loses its authority in all aspects of social life and governance. The term
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
Picts (6,362 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
themselves. Main article: Christianisation of Scotland Early Pictish religion is presumed to have resembled Celtic polytheism in general, although only
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
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
Tiamat (1,997 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
For other uses, see Tiamat (disambiguation). In Mesopotamian religion (Sumerian, Assyrian, Akkadian and Babylonian), Tiamat is a primordial goddess of
Calvinism (11,865 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
Sumerian religion (1,671 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Sumerian religion influenced Mesopotamian mythology as a whole, surviving in the mythologies and religions of the Hurrians, Akkadians, Babylonians
Muslim (2,934 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
Kitáb-i-Aqdas (3,173 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
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
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
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
Mana (4,410 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
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
Human rights (15,296 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
print, in the form of art, or through any other media of his choice". Main articles: Freedom of thought, Conscience, and Freedom of religion Everyone has
Yarsanism (2,664 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
Jupiter (mythology) (18,999 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
and king of the gods in Ancient Roman religion and mythology. Jupiter was the chief deity of Roman state religion throughout the Republican and Imperial
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
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
Hinduism in India (1,573 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
Yazdânism (2,725 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
native religion of the Kurds. The term was introduced by Kurdish scholar Mehrdad Izady to represent what he considers the "original" religion of the Kurds
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
Black Easter (1,306 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
Philosophy of religion (2,713 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
According to the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, philosophy of religion is, "the philosophical examination of the central themes and concepts involved
Schism (2,839 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
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
Herma (1,019 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Dictionary of Greek and Roman antiquities (1890), Perseus Project Herm (Greek religion)– Britannica Online Encyclopedia Influence of the Phallic Idea: Hermae
Celtic polytheism (5,748 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
evidence for Celtic religion than for any other example of Celtic life. The only problem is to assemble it in a systematic form which does not too greatly
Bon (2,471 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Tibetan religion. For other uses, see Bon (disambiguation). Bon or Bön (Tibetan: བོན་, Wylie: bon, Lhasa dialect IPA: pʰø̃̀) is a Tibetan religion, which
Transcendence (religion) (2,631 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Not to be confused with Transcendentalism. In religion, transcendence refers to the aspect of a god's nature and power which is wholly independent of the
David Hume (16,219 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
State Shinto (4,111 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
something beyond religion, "a unity of government and teaching ... not a religion." Rather than a religious practice, Shinto was understood as a form of education
West Africa (5,510 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the populations of this region, and include Akan religion, Yoruba religion, Odinani, and Serer religion. They are spiritual but also linked to the historical
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
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
Shamanism (15,260 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
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
Bhagavad Gita (10,584 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
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
Christianity by country (3,323 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
world, followed by Brazil and Mexico. Christianity, in one form or another, is the state religion of the following 15 nations: Argentina (Roman Catholic Church)
Aphrodite (4,477 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
Neo-Druidism (4,585 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
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
Mixtec (1,564 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
currently inhabit the Pacific slope of Oaxaca and Guerrero. The Mixtec languages form a major branch of the Otomanguean language family. In pre-Columbian times
Religion and sexuality (11,821 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
For other uses, see Religion and sexuality (disambiguation). Each major religion has developed moral codes covering issues of sexuality, morality
Ardhanarishvara (4,517 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
androgynous form of the God Vishnu, see Vaikuntha Kamalaja. Ardhanarishvara (Sanskrit: अर्धनारीश्वर, Ardhanārīśvara) is a composite androgynous form of the
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
Western esotericism (8,860 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
Native American religion (3,418 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Native American religions are the spiritual practices of the indigenous peoples of the Americas. Traditional Native American ceremonial ways can vary
Hubris (1,557 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
a more modest reality. Hubris is generally considered a sin in world religions[clarification needed]. C. S. Lewis writes, in Mere Christianity, that
Evil (4,593 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
Jews (15,772 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This article is about the Jewish people. For their religion, see Judaism. "Jew" redirects here. For other uses, see Jew (disambiguation). The Jews (/dʒuːz/;
Satanism (10,847 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
religious studies scholar have described LaVey's Satanism as a form of "self-religion" or "self-spirituality", with religious studies scholar Amina Olander
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
Polygamy (9,927 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Celtic pagan religions accept the practice of polygamy to varying degrees, though how widespread the practice is within these religions is unknown. See
Punjabi folk religion (1,850 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
independently of organised religion or derives beliefs from institutionalised religions which then form part of Punjabi folk religion. In Punjabi folk cosmology
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
Classifications of religious movements (2,980 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
religion, the most widely used classification is the church-sect typology. The typology states that churches, ecclesia, denominations and sects form a
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
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
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
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
Great Britain (6,819 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
populations. Further information: Religion in England, Religion in Scotland, and Religion in Wales See also: Religion in the United Kingdom Christianity
Haruspex (1,121 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(beetle). In the religion of Ancient Rome, a haruspex (plural haruspices; also called aruspex) was a person trained to practice a form of divination called
Orthopraxy (1,978 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In the study of religion, orthopraxy is correct conduct, both ethical and liturgical, as opposed to faith or grace etc. This contrasts with orthodoxy,
Paganism (5,110 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
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
Uttarakhand (7,471 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
Cosmological argument (3,205 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
Golden Rule (8,303 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
Transcendence (religion) (2,631 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Not to be confused with Transcendentalism. In religion, transcendence refers to the aspect of a god's nature and power which is wholly independent of the
Zapotec civilization (2,516 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
State religion (8,891 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, official religion, or people's church) is a religious body or
Hittite mythology (1,552 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
have been identifiable in their animal form. Though drawing on ancient Mesopotamian religion, the religion of the Hittites and Luwians retains noticeable
J. P. Morgan (5,947 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
strengthening of the national economy, and his devotion to the arts and religion, the left wing viewed him as one of the central figures in the system it
State atheism (6,138 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
repressive states. Main article: Marxism and religion A communist state, in popular usage, is a state with a form of government characterized by one-party
Sacrilege (1,203 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
Muslim world (10,555 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the Islamic community (Ummah), comprising of all those who adhere to the religion of Islam, or to societies where Islam is practiced. In a modern geopolitical
Spirituality (10,144 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
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
Indonesia (20,429 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
Problem of evil (15,564 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
Quetzalcoatl (4,697 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
Tamils (12,688 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
secular literature in South Asia. See also: Religion in ancient Tamil country and Dravidian folk religion Ancient Tamil grammatical works, Tolkappiyam;
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
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
Yazidis (11,738 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
State atheism (6,138 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
repressive states. Main article: Marxism and religion A communist state, in popular usage, is a state with a form of government characterized by one-party
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
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
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
Psychopomp (567 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This article is about the psychopomp in religion, mythology and psychology. For the song, see Psychopomp (song). "Psychopomps" redirects here. For the
Hari (607 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
State religion (8,891 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, official religion, or people's church) is a religious body or
Secular Buddhism (1,309 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
as a consequence of the supposed triumph of scientific rationalism over religion in the modern period. Moreover, many aspects of secular Buddhism have been
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
I Ching (5,327 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
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
Anthropomorphism (6,632 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
article: Anthropotheism In religion and mythology, anthropomorphism refers to the perception of a divine being or beings in human form, or the recognition of
Roman Empire (32,589 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
Problem of evil (15,564 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
Faith (4,636 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
United Kingdom Census 2001 (2,073 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
religion on a separate response sheet, whose completion was not compulsory, the 2001 census was the first in Great Britain to ask about the religion of
Tamil Nadu (14,690 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
Cattle in religion and mythology (4,425 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
from cattle, there are varying beliefs about cattle in societies and religions. In some regions, especially Nepal and most states of India, the slaughter
Christian (4,083 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
Mormonism (6,996 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This article is about the Mormon religion. For the largest and most prominent branch of Mormonism, see The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Garden (2,118 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
Fetishism (1,522 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
Witchcraft (17,918 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"
Deva (Hinduism) (3,618 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
American Academy of Religion, Volume 81, Issue 2, pages 427-466 Doris Srinivasan (1997), Many Heads, Arms and Eyes: Origin, Meaning, and Form of Multiplicity
Andhra Pradesh (10,034 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Christians, Buddhists, Sikhs, Jains & the people who declined to state their religion make up the remaining portion of population. Hinduism Andhra Pradesh is
Buddhism in Myanmar (4,556 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
proportion of monks in the population and proportion of income spent on religion. Adherents are most likely found among the dominant Bamar people, Shan
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. 
Thelema (6,549 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
by Murder City Devils, see Thelema (EP). Thelema (/θəˈliːmə/) is a religion based on a philosophical law of the same name, adopted as a central tenet
Trinidad (1,573 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Traditional African Religion, Yoruba/Trinidad Orisha, the Amerindian Religion, Jewish, Sikh, Jain, Taoist/Chinese folk religion/Confucianism, Buddhist
Hades (4,462 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
mythology portal Hellenismos portal Ereshkigal Ghosts in Mesopotamian religions Judgement Day Osiris Irkalla Saveasi'uleo The Golden Bough (mythology)
Human (18,169 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
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
Thirty-nine Articles (3,520 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
uses, see Book of Kings (disambiguation). The Thirty-nine Articles of Religion (commonly abbreviated as the Thirty-nine Articles or the XXXIX Articles)
Political hip hop (2,831 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
in the 1980s as a way of turning rap music into a call for action and a form of social activism. Inspired by 1970s political preachers such as The Last
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
Religious views of Adolf Hitler (25,270 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
it does not seek the outward ecclesiastical form, but rather ethical principles.... There is no religion and no philosophy that equals it in its moral
Sect (1,648 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
feminine form of the past participle of the verb secare, to cut), as though sects were scissionsWiktionary entry cast aside from the mainstream religion. Main
Baal (4,928 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
plural form is baʿalim. Suggestions in early modern scholarship also included comparison with the Celtic god [Belenus]. See also: Religions of the ancient
Restorationism (7,605 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
Malaysia (15,664 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
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
Shunning (2,732 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
power as any other member of the civil society. In cases where a group or religion is state-sanctioned, a key power, or in the majority (e.g. in Singapore)
Aten (1,422 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
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
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
Hawaii (15,218 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
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
Monarchy (4,819 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
Sharia (15,026 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
Freedom From Religion Foundation (5,660 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) is an American non-profit organization based in Madison, Wisconsin with members from all 50 states. The largest[citation
Monarchy (4,819 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
Hawaii (15,218 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
Deity (9,079 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Monotheistic religions accept only one Deity (predominantly referred to as God), polytheistic religions accept multiple deities, henotheistic religions accept
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
New Thought (2,855 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
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
Freedom of religion (12,066 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
Iah (299 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
Iranian religions (514 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
For religion in the country of Iran, see Religion in Iran. Iranian religions are religions which originated in Greater Iran. Proto-Indo-Iranian religion
Demographics of atheism (11,129 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
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
Letter to a Christian Nation (1,610 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
God who allows disasters like Hurricane Katrina—and the conflict between religion and science. A 2005 Gallup poll suggested that 53% of Americans are sympathetic
Unitarianism (7,726 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
Sacred (2,668 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
Relationship between religion and science (18,160 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
Immanuel Kant (17,797 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
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
Chhattisgarh (9,007 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
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
List of Roman deities (5,755 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
those who belong to the archaic religion of the Romans dating back to the era of kings, the so-called "religion of Numa," perpetuated or revived over
Asceticism (7,835 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
was done away with, a different form of asceticism arose when Antiochus IV Epiphanes threatened the Jewish religion in 167 BC. The Hasidaean-Essene tradition
Vietnam (13,700 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
Sunday school (2,190 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
French Wars of Religion (9,092 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
French civil wars, see Fronde and French Revolution. The French Wars of Religion, or Huguenot Wars of the 16th century, are names for a period of civil
Somaliland (7,991 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
Testimony (1,517 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Testify (disambiguation) and Testimony (disambiguation). In law and in religion, testimony is a solemn attestation as to the truth of a matter. The words
Set (deity) (3,216 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
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
Assyria (20,140 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. Main article: Asōristān In 226
History of religions (2,236 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
see History of Religions (journal). For the academic study of religion in general, see Religious studies. For the history of religions school, see History
Bhakti (4,358 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Bhakti, states Michael Pasquier, has been a common form of religious activity in world religions throughout human history. It is found in Christianity
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
Hera (6,401 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
Censer (2,398 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
Theology (5,400 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
Imperial cult (1,548 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
An imperial cult is a form of state religion in which an emperor, or a dynasty of emperors (or rulers of another title), are worshipped as demigods or
Druid (7,626 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
different branches of natural philosophy, and on many problems connected with religion. — Julius Caesar, De Bello Gallico, VI, 13 Diodorus Siculus, writing in
Divine command theory (3,753 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
follow his commands. Followers of both monotheistic and polytheistic religions in ancient and modern times have often accepted the importance of God's
Happiness (8,684 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
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
Culture (5,656 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
theory of the evolution of religion. According to this theory, religion evolves from more polytheistic to more monotheistic forms. In the process, he redefined
Dutch people (9,982 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Dutch religion Further information: Religion in the Netherlands Prior to the arrival of Christianity, the ancestors of the Dutch adhered to a form of Germanic
Good (5,929 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
Aramaic language (9,182 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
Excommunication (10,971 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
to their form of excommunication. The word excommunication means putting a specific individual or group out of communion. In some religions, excommunication
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
New Hampshire (9,531 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.
Kalash people (6,050 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
Growth of religion (11,925 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
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
Altar server (2,238 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
New Atheism (5,072 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
Race and appearance of Jesus (5,348 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
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
Reincarnation (16,803 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
Haitian Vodou (7,280 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
Tigris (1,440 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hawizeh Marshes. Finally, the Tigris joins the Euphrates near al-Qurnah to form the Shatt-al-Arab. According to Pliny and other ancient historians, the Euphrates
Apologetics (2,275 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
Miaphysitism (1,015 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
nevertheless perceived the Christology of the Oriental Orthodox to be a form of Monophysitism (single nature doctrine). Meanwhile the Miaphysite Oriental
Maldives (11,518 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
provisions of sharia. Islam is the official religion of the Maldives and open practice of any other religion is forbidden and liable to prosecution. Article
Anglo-Saxon paganism (15,045 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
Proto-Indo-European religion (5,235 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The religion of the Proto-Indo-Europeans is not directly attested, but reconstruction has been attempted based on the existence of similarities among the
List of religious ideas in science fiction (7,747 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
Mass (liturgy) (5,288 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")
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
Christian state (4,195 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
Roman temple (4,044 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Their construction and maintenance was a major part of ancient Roman religion, and all towns of any importance had at least one main temple, as well
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
Religion in Bulgaria (1,143 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
traditionally a Christian state since the adoption of Christianity as state religion in 865, and therefore the dominant confession is Eastern Orthodoxy of the
Neo-völkisch movements (3,029 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
global/continental cultural forms. The activities of the OJB, which functioned as a spiritual and heritage group for people of any race or religion, included such
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
Henotheism (2,272 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
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
International relations (7,123 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
interventionism, and human rights, as well, as, more recently, comparative religion. See also: International relations of the Great Powers (1814–1919) The
Poseidon (4,673 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
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
Gender in Bugis society (715 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
called. To be considered bissu, all aspects of gender must be combined to form a whole. This can include those who are born intersex. However, being bissu
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
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
South Asia (11,314 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
information: Religion in Afghanistan, Religion in Bangladesh, Religion in Bhutan, Religion in India, Religion in Nepal, Religion in Pakistan, and Religion in Sri
Jharkhand (12,278 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hinduism is the majority religion in the state at 67.8%, followed by Islam at 14.5% and Christianity at 4.3%. Other religions constitute 12.8% of the population
Dardic People (620 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
mountain valleys, the Nuristani retained their ancient culture and their religion, a form of ancient Hinduism with many customs and rituals developed locally
New religious movement (8,425 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A new religious movement (NRM), also known as a new religion or an alternative spirituality, is a religious or spiritual group that has modern origins
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
Akshardham (religion) (167 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
in actuality is a reference to a metaphysical form known as Gunatit (Like Brahman), this state or form is of euphoria whereby the followers of the Swaminarayan
Lakshadweep (3,659 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
prominent occasions when the people of the island gather in various mosques. Religion of Lakshadweep is characterized by certain festivals too that are found
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
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
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
Tripura (10,539 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
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
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
Theistic evolution (5,017 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
discussion of the evolution of theism, see Evolutionary psychology of religion. Theistic evolution, theistic evolutionism, or evolutionary creationism
Canadians (6,587 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
Punjabi fasts (497 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
observed in the Punjab region by Punjabi Sikhs and Hindus, which form part of Punjabi folk religion. Karu-ay da varat (Gurmukhi: ਕਰੂੲੇ ਦਾ ਵਰਤ)is the Punjabi
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
Ayyavazhi (12,222 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 (4,928 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
Agnostic atheism (1,806 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
De Divinatione (294 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
notable as one of posterity's primary sources on the workings of Roman religion. It also includes a fragment of Cicero's poem on his own consulship. Nothing
Theistic evolution (5,017 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
discussion of the evolution of theism, see Evolutionary psychology of religion. Theistic evolution, theistic evolutionism, or evolutionary creationism
Roman mythology (2,203 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
primary. Although Roman religion was not based on scriptures and exegesis, priestly literature was one of the earliest written forms of Latin prose. The books
Meme (6,695 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Evolutionary psychology of religion Although social scientists such as Max Weber sought to understand and explain religion in terms of a cultural attribute
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
Creationism (13,737 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
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
Akshardham (religion) (167 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
in actuality is a reference to a metaphysical form known as Gunatit (Like Brahman), this state or form is of euphoria whereby the followers of the Swaminarayan
Polygyny (7,849 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
Dashavatara (2,908 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Acting with the power of pure spiritual goodness, He will rescue eternal religion. Lord Viṣṇu — the Supreme Personality of Godhead, the spiritual master
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
Religions of the ancient Near East (2,376 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Sumerian religion of ancient Mesopotamia. Offshoots of Proto-Semitic religion include Assyro-Babylonian religion, Canaanite religion, and Arabian religion. Judaism
Religion and mythology (3,786 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion and mythology differ in scope but have overlapping aspects. Both terms refer to systems of concepts that are of high importance to a certain community
Clerical fascism (1,702 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
Apollo (15,349 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
Religious tourism (518 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
visited Jerusalem for a few reasons: to understand and appreciate their religion through a tangible experience, to feel secure about their religious beliefs
Religion in Indonesia (7,085 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
Alvars (1,591 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
Religious studies (5,792 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 (914 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
manifestations of the Supreme Divinity (Eledumare, Olorun, Olofi) in Yoruba religion. Orisha are said to have existed in the spiritual world, or Astral plane
Religious conversion (6,453 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
about voluntary acceptance of a religion. For forced conversion, see Forced conversion. For renunciation of a religion, see Apostasy. Religious conversion
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
Islamic state (2,128 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
Laïcité (3,530 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
is the principle of separation of church (or religion) and state. Etymologically, laïcité is a noun formed by adding the suffix -ité (English -ity, Latin
List of founders of religious traditions (1,628 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Vedic religion, the śramaṇa movement, folk religion and animism; or Judaism, which is a synthesis of Yahwism, Semitic religions, and the Religions of the
De Divinatione (294 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
notable as one of posterity's primary sources on the workings of Roman religion. It also includes a fragment of Cicero's poem on his own consulship. Nothing
Anguilla (4,287 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Stabilisation Levy", Anguilla's first form of income tax. The name Anguilla is an anglicised or latinate form of earlier Spanish anguila, French anguille
Lingayatism (3,844 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
have sought legal recognition as a religion distinct from Hinduism. Lingayatism shares beliefs with Indian religions, such as about reincarnation, samsara
Political religion (2,544 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
those of a state religion, with which they often exhibit significant similarities in both theory and practice. In addition to basic forms of politics, like
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
Zulu people (1,776 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
Iðunn (2,844 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
potential links to fertility, and her potential origin in Proto-Indo-European religion. Long the subject of artworks, Iðunn is sometimes referenced in modern
Druze (11,927 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
founder and chief prophet. The Druze faith is a monotheistic and Abrahamic religion based on the teachings of Hamza ibn-'Ali, al-Hakim, Plato, Aristotle, Socrates
Psychological projection (1,588 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
when forming impressions of others. The projection is then only a by-product of the real defensive mechanism. Animism Anthropology of religion Displacement
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
El (deity) (5,038 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
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
Religion in the Netherlands (6,859 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
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
Primus inter pares (2,245 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
Monism (5,632 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
Nondenominational Christianity (1,236 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Westminster Assembly convened by the English Parliament to formulate a form of religion for the national churches of England and Scotland. In the debate between
Vaishnavism (14,274 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
Census in the United Kingdom (2,429 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
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
Solar deity (4,079 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
Amunet (303 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
History of Hinduism (18,733 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
coincides with the development of Indian religions since Iron Age India. It has thus been called the "oldest living religion" in the world. Scholars regard Hinduism
Religion in Africa (3,691 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religion in Africa is multifaceted and has been a major influence on art, culture and philosophy. Today, the continent's various populations and individuals
Caesaropapism (1,244 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"the complete subordination of priests to secular power." In its extreme form, caesaropapism is a political theory in which the head of state, notably
Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga (1,995 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
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
Athena (8,602 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. Minerva is the Roman goddess identified with Athena. Athena
Rite of passage (2,211 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,
Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan (5,133 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
Great Architect of the Universe (1,034 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
revelation of the Bible". John Calvin, in his Institutes of the Christian Religion (1536), repeatedly calls the Christian God "the Architect of the Universe"
Intuition (2,931 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
Pandeism (9,875 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Bible Encyclopedia had in 1975 described the religion of Babylon as "clearly a type of pan-deism formed from a synthesis of Christianity and paganism"
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
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
Primus inter pares (2,245 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
Political religion (2,544 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
those of a state religion, with which they often exhibit significant similarities in both theory and practice. In addition to basic forms of politics, like
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
History of Hinduism (18,733 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
coincides with the development of Indian religions since Iron Age India. It has thus been called the "oldest living religion" in the world. Scholars regard Hinduism
Separatism (3,168 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
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"
Yin and yang (3,470 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
guideline of traditional Chinese medicine, and a central principle of different forms of Chinese martial arts and exercise, such as baguazhang, taijiquan (t'ai
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
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
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
Washington (state) (11,102 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
Krishna (11,468 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
Staffordshire (3,424 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"
First Amendment to the United States Constitution (14,096 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
law respecting an establishment of religion, ensuring that there is no prohibition on the free exercise of religion, abridging the freedom of speech, infringing
Dystopia (3,919 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
Demography of the United Kingdom (4,172 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
Hindu (8,374 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
Dinka religion (765 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Dinka mythology refers to the traditional religion and folk tales of the Dinka, or Muonyjang, ethnic group of South Sudan. The supreme, creator god,
Alastor (503 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
companion of Sarpedon, and was slain by Odysseus.Alastorides is a patronymic form given by Homer to Tros, who was probably a son of the Lycian Alastor mentioned
Charas (896 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
Religion in Taiwan (3,465 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
as "Taiwan". See the Religion of China article for the religion in the Mainland. Religion in Taiwan (officially
Eirene (goddess) (428 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
For Eirene's form in Roman religion, see Pax. For the other Greek mythological figure, see Eirene (daughter of Poseidon) Eirene (/aɪˈriːni/; Greek: Εἰρήνη
Persian mythology (627 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
Takbir (2,900 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
or defiance. The form Allāhu is the nominative of Allah, meaning "God". In the context of Islam, it is the proper name of God. The form akbar is the elative
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
Ahmadiyya view on Jihad (547 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
promised messiah) rendered Jihad in its military form as inapplicable in the present age since Islam, as a religion, is not being attacked militarily but through
Baltic neopaganism (950 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
carefully speaking Romuva could be considered as a specific form of Druwi. The religion is primarily represented institutionally by the "Kurono Academy
Ten Commandments (10,167 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
Nagaland (7,508 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
explicit form of worship. The Constitution of India grants all citizens, including Nagaland people, a freedom to leave, change or adopt any religion and its
Neopaganism in Australia (539 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
indigenous Australian religion, see Australian Aboriginal mythology. Contemporary Paganism, including Wicca in various forms, and Reclaiming
Islam in Suriname (262 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Americas which are member states of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation. Religion in Suriname World Factbook 2016 The Afghan muslims of Guyana and Suriname
Anti-Judaism (4,710 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Jews in the Roman Empire In Ancient Rome, religion was an integral part of the civil government (see Religion in ancient Rome). Some Emperors were proclaimed
Art (10,208 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
God Is Not Great (4,444 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything is a 2007 book by Anglo-American author and journalist Christopher Hitchens, in which he makes a case
Crime (6,451 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
Evangelicalism (10,255 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
Transgender people and religion (6,995 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The relationship between transgender people and religion varies widely around the world. Religions range from condemning any gender variance to honoring
Diourbel Region (428 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
people and form part of the Serer tumulus of Baol (see also Senegambian stone circles). They are some of the most sacred sites in Serer religion. The Department
Bala Krishna (1,206 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
along with Cult of Krishna-Vasudeva form the basis of the current tradition of the monotheistic Krishna religion. The worship of Balakrishna, the divine
Dhupa (186 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
sources, see Flora of the Indian epics period. Dhupa (धुप) is, in Indian religions (such as Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, etc.), the ritual offering of incense
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.