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 range of social-cultural systems, including designated behaviors and practices, morals, beliefs, worldviews, texts, sanctified places, prophecies...
- While the word religion is difficult to define, one standard model of religion used in religious studies courses defines it as [a] system of symbols which...
- The Abrahamic religions are a group of religions centered around worship of the God of Abraham. Abraham, a Hebrew patriarch, is extensively mentioned throughout...
- religion or beliefs, "the right not to profess any religion or belief", or "not to practise a religion" (often referred to as "freedom from religion")...
- (listen), transl.‚ÄČ"Submission [to God]") is an Abrahamic monotheistic religion centered around the Quran and the teachings of Muhammad. Adherents of Islam...
- state religion (also called official religion) is a religion or creed officially endorsed by a sovereign state. A state with an official religion (also...
- officially an atheist state, but the government formally recognizes four religions: Buddhism, Taoism, Christianity (Catholicism and Protestantism) and Islam...
- Religion in India is characterised by a diversity of religious beliefs and practices. Throughout India's history, religion has been an important part of...
- Ancient religion may refer to: Prehistoric religion Paleolithic religion Neolithic religion Bronze and Iron Age religion: Religions of the ancient Near...
- Bad Religion is an American punk rock band that formed in Los Angeles, California, in 1980. The band's lyrics cover topics related to religion, politics...