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Topic Pages - World Religions
Religion founded in Palestine by the followers of Jesus . One of the world's major religions, it predominates in Europe and the Americas, where...
The monotheistic faith of the Jews. The word itself ( Yahadut ) does not appear in the Bible. It is first found in II Maccabees and in Esther...
Major world religion founded by Muhammad in Arabia in the early 7th century AD . The Arabic word islam means ‘surrender’-specifically...
The Western term for a religious tradition developed during the first millennium and intertwined with the history and social system of...
Religion and philosophy founded in India c.525 B.C. by Siddhartha Gautama, called the Buddha. There are over 300 million Buddhists worldwide...
Religion founded by Baha Ullah (born Mirza Huseyn Ali Nuri) and promulgated by his eldest son, Abdul Baha (1844–1921). It is a doctrinal...
The cult of Satan, or Satan worship, is in part a survival of the ancient worship of demons and in part a revolt against Christianity or the...
A set of native West African religious beliefs and practices that also has adherents in the New World.