Religion

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  • Creed
    A creed (also confession, symbol, or statement of faith) is a statement of the shared beliefs of a religious community in the form of a fixed formula summarizing core tenets.
  • Golden Rule
    The Golden Rule or law of reciprocity is the principle of treating others as one would wish to be treated oneself.
  • Hubris
    Hubris (/ˈhjuːbrɪs/, also hybris, from ancient Greek ὕβρις) describes a personality quality of extreme or foolish pride or dangerous over-confidence.
  • Proselytism
    Proselytism /ˈprɒsəlᵻˌtɪzəm/ is the act of attempting to convert people to another religion or opinion.
  • Charismatic Movement
    The Charismatic Movement is the international trend of historically mainstream congregations adopting beliefs and practices similar to Pentecostalism.
  • Imperial cult
    An imperial cult is a form of state religion in which an emperor, or a dynasty of emperors (or rulers of another title), are worshipped as demigods or deities.
  • List of religions and spiritual traditions
    Religion is a collection of cultural systems, beliefs, and world views that establishes symbols that relate humanity to spirituality and, sometimes to moral values.
  • Millenarianism
    Millenarianism (also millenarism), from Latin mīllēnārius "containing a thousand", is the belief by a religious, social, or political group or movement in a coming major transformation of society, after which all things will be changed.
  • Soul
    In many religions, philosophical, and mythological traditions, the soul is the incorporeal and immortal essence of a living being.
  • Docetism
    In Christian terminology, docetism (from the Greek δοκεῖν/δόκησις dokeĩn (to seem) dókēsis (apparition, phantom), according to Norbert Brox, is defined narrowly as "the doctrine according to which the phenomenon of Christ, his historical and bodily existence, and thus above all the human form of Jesus, was altogether mere semblance without any true reality." Broadly it is taken as the belief that Jesus only seemed to be human, and that his human form was an illusion. The word Δοκηταί Dokētaí (illusionists) referring to early groups who denied Jesus' humanity, first occurred in a letter by Bishop Serapion of Antioch (197–203), who discovered the doctrine in the Gospel of Peter, during a pastoral visit to a Christian community using it in Rhosus, and later condemned it as a forgery. It appea
  • Hermit
    A hermit (adjectival form: eremitic or hermitic) is a person who lives in seclusion from society.
  • Millet (Ottoman Empire)
    In the Ottoman Empire, a millet was a separate legal court pertaining to "personal law" under which a confessional community (a group abiding by the laws of Muslim Sharia, Christian Canon law, or Jewish Halakha) was allowed to rule itself under its own system.
  • Person
    A person is a being, such as a human, that has certain capacities or attributes constituting personhood, which in turn is defined differently by different authors in different disciplines, and by different cultures in different times and places.
  • Gnosis
    Gnosis is the common Greek noun for knowledge (in the nominative case γνῶσις f.).
  • Henotheism
    Henotheism (Greek ἑνας θεός henas theos "one god") is the belief in and worship of a single god while accepting the existence or possible existence of other deities.
  • Yule
    Yule or Yuletide ("Yule time") is a festival observed by the historical Germanic peoples, later undergoing Christianised reformulation resulting in the now better-known Christmastide.
  • Religious experience
    A religious experience (sometimes known as a spiritual experience, sacred experience, or mystical experience) is a subjective experience which is interpreted within a religious framework.
  • Anthropomorphism
    Anthropomorphism is the attribution of human traits, emotions, and intentions to non-human entities and is considered to be an innate tendency of human psychology.
  • Destiny
    Destiny or fate is a predetermined course of events.
  • Moral universalism
    Moral universalism (also called moral objectivism or universal morality) is the meta-ethical position that some system of ethics, or a universal ethic, applies universally, that is, for "all similarly situated individuals", regardless of culture, race, sex, religion, nationality, sexual orientation, or any other distinguishing feature.
  • Theocracy
    Theocracy or ecclesiocracy is a form of government in which a deity is the source from which all authority derives.
  • Freedom of thought
    Freedom of thought (also called the freedom of conscience or ideas) is the freedom of an individual to hold or consider a fact, viewpoint, or thought, independent of others' viewpoints.
  • Oracle
    In classical antiquity, an oracle was a person or agency considered to provide wise and insightful counsel or prophetic predictions or precognition of the future, inspired by the gods.
  • Witchcraft
    Witchcraft (also called witchery or spellcraft) broadly means the practice of, and belief in, magical skills and abilities that are able to be exercised by individuals and certain social groups.
  • Alms
    Alms (/ɑːmz/, /ɑːlmz/) or almsgiving involves giving to others as an act of virtue, either materially or in the sense of providing capabilities (e.g. education) for free.
  • Animal worship
    Animal worship (or zoolatry) refers to rituals involving animals, such as the glorification of animal deities or animal sacrifice.
  • Ablution in Christianity
    Ablution, in religion, is a prescribed washing of part or all of the body or of possessions, such as clothing or ceremonial objects, with the intent of purification or dedication.
  • Human condition
    The human condition is "the characteristics, key events, and situations which compose the essentials of human existence, such as birth, growth, emotionality, aspiration, conflict, and mortality.
  • List of religious populations
    Adherents.com says "Sizes shown are approximate estimates, and are here mainly for the purpose of ordering the groups, not providing a definitive number".
  • Religious views of Adolf Hitler
    Aspects of Adolf Hitler's religious beliefs have been a matter of debate.
  • Transgender people and religion
    The relationship between transgender people and religion varies widely around the world.
  • Righteousness
    Righteousness (also called rectitude) is a theological concept in Christianity, Judaism, and Islam.
  • Orthopraxy
    In the study of religion, orthopraxy is correct conduct, both ethical and liturgical, as opposed to faith or grace etc.
  • Ancient Mesopotamian religion
    Mesopotamian religion refers to the religious beliefs and practices of the civilizations of ancient Mesopotamia.
  • Nontheistic religions
    Nontheistic religions are traditions of thought within religions—some otherwise aligned with theism, others not—in which nontheism informs religious beliefs or practices.
  • Reverence (emotion)
    Reverence (/ˈrɛvərəns/) is "a feeling or attitude of deep respect tinged with awe; veneration".
  • Atheism and religion
    Some movements or sects within traditionally monotheistic or polytheistic religions recognize that it is possible to practice religious faith, spirituality and adherence to tenets without a belief in deities.
  • Brahmgiani
    "Brahmgiani" or "The Brahm Giani" is term derived from Sikhism, used to define a highly enlightened individual– being one with Waheguru.