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 usually defined as a social-cultural system of designated behaviors and practices, morals, beliefs, worldviews, texts, sanctified places, prophecies...
- (listen), transl. "Submission [to God]") is an Abrahamic monotheistic religion centred primarily around the Quran, a religious text considered by Muslims...
- While the word religion is hard to define, one standard model of religion used in religious studies courses defines it as a […] system of symbols which...
- change one's religion or beliefs, "the right not to profess any religion or belief", or "not to practise a religion". Freedom of religion is considered...
- A state religion (also called religious state or official religion) is a religion or creed officially endorsed by a sovereign state. A state with an official...
- The Abrahamic religions are centred around worship of the God of Abraham. They most notably include Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Abraham, a Hebrew...
- Growth of religion involves the spread of individual religions and the increase in the numbers of religious adherents around the world. Statistics commonly...
- themselves as convinced atheists". Chinese traditional religion is described as "the common religion of the majority Chinese culture: a combination of Confucianism...
- 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 India is characterised by a diversity of religious beliefs and practices. The Indian subcontinent is the birthplace of four of the world's...