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...
- monotheistic religion teaching that there is only one God (Allah), and that Muhammad is a messenger of God. It is the world's second-largest religion with over...
- Hinduism is the world's third largest religion. It is an Indian religion and dharma, or way of life, widely practised in the Indian subcontinent and parts...
- No religion may refer to: Irreligion, absence of, or indifference towards religion Atheism, the absence of belief of the existence of deities Agnosticism...
- You may also be looking for a 1916 book by Max Weber, "The Religion of India". Religion in India is characterised by a diversity of religious beliefs and...
- The Abrahamic religions, also referred to collectively as Abrahamism, are a group of Semitic-originated religious communities of faith that claim descent...
- Zoroastrianism was the main religion in Persia during the Achaemenid Empire (550–330 BC), the Parthian Empire (247 BC – 224 AD) and the Sasanian Empire...
- Science of Mental Health in 1952. He then recharacterized the subject as a religion and renamed it Scientology, retaining the terminology, doctrines, the E-meter...
- The world's prin****l religions and spiritual traditions may be cl****ified into a small number of major groups, although this is by no means a uniform...
- Religion in the United States is diverse with Christianity being the majority religion. Various religious faiths have flourished within the United States...
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