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 any cultural system of designated behaviors and practices, world views, texts, sanctified places, ethics, or organizations, that relate humanity...
- 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...
- 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...
- recorded their religion as "Jedi" on national censuses. Jediism is inspired by certain elements of Star Wars, namely the fictional religion of the Jedi....
- 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...
- 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...
- Prehistoric religions are the religious beliefs and practices of prehistoric people such as Paleolithic religion, Mesolithic religion, Neolithic religion and...
- Religion in Russia is diverse, with a 1997 law naming Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, and Judaism as important in Russian history. Orthodox Christianity...
- not claim to be exclusive, and elements of each enrich po****r or folk religion. The emperors of China claimed the Mandate of Heaven and parti****ted in...