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Bahá'í Faith

Bahá’í Faith

Baha’i is a religion founded in Iran in the second half of the 19th century. The Baha’i faith sees itself ...
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Buddhism

Buddhism

Buddhism A religion that traces its history back to the BUDDHA, Siddhartha Gautama (c. 560–c. 480 B.C.E.). Buddhism is widely ...
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Christianity

Christianity

Christianity The religion centered on belief in JESUS as the Son of GOD. Although it has representatives throughout the globe, ...
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Confucianism

Confucianism

Confucianism Infl uential East Asian spiritual and ethical tradition. It originated with CONFUCIUS at the end of the sixth century ...
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Hinduism

Hinduism

Hinduism A set of religions that arose and are especially practiced in India. Hinduism is something of an umbrella term ...
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Islam

Islam

Islam Arabic for “submission,” specifi cally, submission to the will of God; a religion that took fi nal form in ...
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Jainism

Jainism

Jainism A religion in India. Jains get their name because they follow the teachings and example of the jina, which ...
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Judaism

Judaism

Judaism The religion centered on the covenant revealed to MOSES at Mount Sinai and preserved in the TORAH, the first ...
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New Age

New Age

New Age movement The term New Age or New Age Thinking is a general label used since the late 20th ...
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Rastafari

Rastafari

Rastafarians Members of a religious movement that began in Jamaica among people of African descent. They are also called Rastas ...
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Santería

Santería

Santería A popular religious movement originating in Cuba that combines African and Roman Catholic themes. Santería, “The Way of the ...
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Satanism

Satanism

satanism Devotion to SATAN, the DEVIL, or forces of darkness. Satanism is not structured as a single, unified organization or ...
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Shintoism

Shintoism

Shinto Japanese religion of the indigenous gods of the country. The word Shinto means “the way of the gods.” This ...
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Taoism

Taoism

Taoism A Chinese religion; pronounced with an initial “d,” and therefore also spelled Daoism. Taoism teaches that by living in ...
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Voodoo

Voodoo

Voodoo is a religion practiced by people of African descent in Haiti, and by people who have emigrated from Haiti ...
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Zoroastrianism

Zoroastrianism

Zoroastrianism Religion of ancient Persia based on the teachings of the prophet Zarasthustra (Zoroaster in Greek). Zoroastrianism influenced the development ...
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