What is Religion?

Religions

For many people who do not have a religious outlook in life, the question ‘What is Religion?’ could be one that they ask frequently. So what is the answer? Religion is a set of beliefs and practices that link humans with a divinity. Some religions are very organized. They have a book that followers use …

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What is Sikhism?

Religions

There is often confusion about Sikhism. Many people think that it is part of Islam or Hinduism but it is very much a separate religion. Sikhs originate from the Punjab region of Northern India. It is a peaceful religion. It is thought that around 25 million people are followers of this religion. Followers of the …

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What is Paganism?

Religions

Paganism is considered to be a very traditional religion and it is one that dates back thousands of years. As with many other religions, there are a lot of different branches to Paganism and these include Druids, Wiccans, and Odinists. The basis for worship in Paganism is nature and there are lots of different traditions …

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What is Scientology?

Religions

A relatively new religion, Scientology gets a lot of bad press as more and more former followers ‘defect’ and report issues of abuse within the system. There are many major Hollywood stars who follow Scientology but what is Scientology all about? What is Scientology? Scientology was founded by L Ron Hubbard in 1954, it is …

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How Many Religions Are There?

Religions

When a person is religious they don’t often stop to think about how many other religions there are in the world. If they did they would realize that there are hundreds, possibly even thousands. A religion is a belief system and there are so many mainstream religions that have different off-shoots and branches that it …

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