Definition of Religion. Meaning of Religion. Synonyms of Religion

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Definition of Religion

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Ghost dance Ghost dance A religious dance of the North American Indians, participated in by both sexes, and looked upon as a rite of invocation the purpose of which is, through trance and vision, to bring the dancer into communion with the unseen world and the spirits of departed friends. The dance is the chief rite of the Ghost-dance, or Messiah, religion, which originated about 1890 in the doctrines of the Piute Wovoka, the Indian Messiah, who taught that the time was drawing near when the whole Indian race, the dead with the living, should be reunited to live a life of millennial happiness upon a regenerated earth. The religion inculcates peace, righteousness, and work, and holds that in good time, without warlike intervention, the oppressive white rule will be removed by the higher powers. The religion spread through a majority of the western tribes of the United States, only in the case of the Sioux, owing to local causes, leading to an outbreak.

Meaning of Religion from wikipedia

- Religion is a social-cultural system of designated behaviors and practices, morals, worldviews, texts, sanctified places, prophecies, ethics, or organizations...
- Abrahamic religions, also referred to collectively as the world of Abrahamism and Semitic religions, are a group of Semitic-originated religions that claim...
- No religion may refer to: Irreligion, absence of, or indifference towards religion Atheism, the absence of belief of the existence of deities Agnosticism...
- Religion in ****an manifests primarily in Shintoism and in Buddhism, the two main faiths, which ****anese people often practice simultaneously. According...
- an Abrahamic monotheistic religion teaching that Muhammad is a messenger of God. It is the world's second-largest religion with 1.9 billion followers...
- Religion in India is characterised by a diversity of religious beliefs and practices. The preamble of the Indian constitution states that India is a secular...
- Growth of religion is the spread of religions and the increase of religious adherents around the world. Statistics commonly measure the absolute number...
- Criticism of religion involves criticism of the validity, concept, or ideas of religion. Historical records of criticism of religion go back to at least...
- On Religion: Speeches to its Cultured Despisers (German: Über die Religion: Reden an die Gebildeten unter ihren Verächtern) is a book written by the German...
- The Religion is a horror novel written in 1982 by Nicholas Conde. It explores the ritual sacrifice of children to appease the pantheon of voodoo deities...
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