The basic unit of geographic organization in the Roman Catholic Church. Belief that objects, such as plants and stones, or natural events, like thunderstorms and earthquakes, have a discrete spirit and conscious life.
A belief in multiple gods. Term Secularism. Term Hierarchical religion.
Hinduism lacks a central authority, but followers of Hinduism often collaborate and share religious insights. Literal interpretation and strict adherence to basic principles of a religion or a religious branch, denomination, or sect.
Includes examples. Term Missionaries. A set of religious beliefs concerning the origin of the universe.
Perhaps the most famous polytheistic religion is Hellenic Polytheism Zeus, Athena, etc. Term Intrafaith boundary. Term Monotheism.
Shared Flashcard Set. Additional Geography Flashcards. Term Universalizing religion.
For instance, no Hindu texts mention snow, as Hinduism originated in the tropical climate of the Indus Valley. A religion that is native to members of a proto-Western society that has changed little over time.
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Definition Def: Term Pilgrimage. Numerous Christians are missionaries, diffusing Christianity worldwide and making it the world's most common religion.