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The Religious Experience: A Wiccan Viewpoint
What is religion? Religion is a set of beliefs which allow us to understand and categorize our world and our place in it. A set of beliefs which define our culture, our expectations, our views of people and behaviors we expect. I have found several different...
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Religions >> Paganism & Wicca
Starting with Jesus and the Christian Path...
During the years of the historical Jesus' life, there are eight or nine years that his whereabouts are not accounted for. Meaning these are the 'lost' years. It was after returning that he truly began to teach his wisdom. Many scholars believe he was in India...
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The Pagan Origins Of Christian Mythology
The Judeo-Christian religions were founded in a region of the world where savior religions existed for thousands of years. Much of the symbolism and many of the stories in the Bible may be traced to earlier myths of the Persians, Egyptians, and other people...
Religions >> Christianity & Paganism
Wicca: It's Traditions and Concepts
What is Wicca? | Wiccan Traditions | Wiccan Concepts What is Wicca? 'An it Harm None, Do what Thou Will' shall be the whole of the law. It's the rede that most Wiccan witches around the world bind themselves to. What exactly is Wicca? It's a religion based on...
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Bibles Do Not Equal Wisdom
Bibles do not equal wisdom. In other words, all forms of spiritual text no matter how eloquently stated, cannot actually grant wisdom to the reader, merely through the act of reading. Words are only the representations of things, but not the things themselves....
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Looking For The Hub Of The Sacreed Wheel: Part 2
Now the point of any study of how much we share in our search for the Deity must be in what shared behaviors should we expect? For the purposes of the community of A Mystical Grove, this must be in how we revere and cherish Nature in all its manifold...
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U.S. Religious Landscape Survey Religious Beliefs and Practices
impartial information on issues at the intersection of religion and public affairs. Visit religions.pewforum.
SELF-DEFENSE IN ASIAN RELIGIONS
Introduction to World Religions
1. Introduction to World Religions. Fact Sheet 2008.
Afro-Cuban Diasporan Religions:

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Nashville Religion Calendar
The Baha'is of Brentwood invite mothers from all religions to join together in prayer for our children and our world. Light refreshments provided. Location varies.
Religions, like all living things, evolve
That religions evolve, and acknowledging that they do so does not weaken the claim that they are the true and eternal will of God, as many believers claim about their chosen tradition.
Paganism and the Decline of “Religion
Test of faith
For more than a decade, Wellesley Middle School has been an outlier among the country's public school systems because it requires sixth-graders to study the world's religions for a full semester.
The Role of Fear and Guilt in Religion
This example is an entry into looking at the role of fear and guilt in religion. Rationally, to deal with the dissonance in the example above, one must be willing to be open-minded and to go where the facts leads.

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Religion - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Religion is a collection of cultural systems, belief systems, and worldviews that establishes symbols that relate humanity to spirituality and moral values.
List of religions and spiritual traditions - Wikipedia, the free
List of religions and spiritual traditions.
Major religious groups - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Religion, World Religions, Comparative Religion - Just the facts on
Religion facts, objective guide to world religions, comparative religion charts. Start your research on world religions here.
World religions

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