What is Paganism?

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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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Religion in the modern world

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Religions have proliferated across the world for thousands of years. From Buddism to Islam, whole societies and civilizations have been created around the concept of religion. But what is the place of religion in the modern world? While too many in Western Europe, and to some extent the United States, it might seem like the …

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What is Scientology?

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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?

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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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What is Hinduism?

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As the third largest of all the worlds religions, Hinduism has almost 1 billion followers. It is thought that around 90% of all the followers of the Hindu faith live in India. Hindus have no single God – conversely, followers of Hinduism may worship different gods and follow their own philosophies. Although both Islam and …

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What is Judaism?

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Judaism is not just a religion, it is also a culture and a nation of people who are all considered to be extended family. The Jewish Religion The Jewish religion is known as Judaism, as with all religions, it has its own set of ideas and values that its followers live their lives to. Many …

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What is Islam?

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Islam and Muslim are thought to be two separate religions when it is in fact the same thing. They are both about submission to the word of God with Islam being the act of submission, Muslim being the person participating. Islam comes from ‘salam’, a word that means peace. Islam itself mean to surrender to …

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