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- Origins of the Celts
- Two new groups of people emerge in Central Europe during the late Neolithic (New Stone Age) period, one certainly immigrant. Each group may be distinguished archaeologically by characteristic artifacts found in their respective burial sites. One was a Bell...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
- How Odin Became Santa Claus: Symbolism and Pagan Origins of a Gift-Giving Saint
- The story begins in the northern regions of Europe where the supreme god Odin, also known as Wodan among the German tribes, reigned. (He still lives among us in Wednesday, which is Wodan’s day). Odin/Wodan was the god of wisdom, magick and occult knowledge,...
Deities & Heros >> Nordic & Germanic
- 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
- 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...
Religion & Philosophy >> Religions
- What is the History of Reiki?
- Usui Shiki Ryoho: The Usui System of Natural Healing Ancient Origins The Development of Usui Reiki Dr. Mikao Usui Dr. Chujiro Hayashi Hawayo Takata Mrs. Takata Talks about Reiki (transcript) Usui Shiki Ryoho: The Usui System of Natural Healing Reiki In Japan...
Body Mysteries >> Reiki
Animism Origins is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Animism Origins books and related discussion.
Suggested Pdf Resources
- Animism - Religion and Nature
- have been theologized, sneezing marked the physiological origin of religion as animism, the belief in pervading and invading spirits.
- Animism - Religion and Nature
- SP Animism – A Contemporary Perspective.
- YORUBA, A National Language of Nigeria The most populous
- Nigerian art forms reflect their occult and animist origins. 3. Yoruba is the second largest language group in Africa.
- Religions of Southeast Asia
- Islam. • Buddhism. • Animism.
- Meetings Make History
- people‟s origins. Therefore, origin myths tend to have a stronger status among totemists than among animists.
Suggested Web Resources
- CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Animism
- In this sense animism is the theory proposed by some evolutionists to account for the origin of religion.
- Oct 22, 2010 Origin.
- The term animism is derived from the Latin word anima meaning breath or soul.
- Animism "Spirit Worship" in Thailand Culture
- The origins of Animism "Spirit Worship"originated both in the island world of Indonesia and on the Indo-China mainland.
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