religion

The state religion was run by paid priests and priestesses and was based around rituals performed at elaborate ceremonies in front of temples. State worship focussed on Roma, the goddess of Rome, other gods and, during the Empire, deified dead emperors.

religion

The state religion was run by paid priests and priestesses and was based around rituals performed at elaborate ceremonies in front of temples. State worship focussed on Roma, the goddess of Rome, other gods and, during the Empire, deified dead emperors.

Religion

A set of beliefs adhered to by the members of a community, involving symbols regarded with a sense of awe or wonder, together with ritual practices in which members of the community engage. Religions do not universally involve a belief in supernatural entities. Although distinctions between religion and magic are difficult to draw, it is often held...
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religion

[n] - institution to express belief in a divine power 2. [n] - a strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny
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Religion

a social institution involving beliefs and practices based upon a conception of the sacred
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religion

Code of belief or philosophy that often involves the worship of a God or gods. Belief in a supernatural power is not essential (absent in, for example, Buddhism and Confucianism), but faithful...
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Religion

Re·li'gion (re*lĭj'ŭn) noun [ French, from Latin religio ; confer religens pious, revering the gods, Greek 'ale`gein to heed, have a care. Confer Neglect .] 1. The outward act or form by which men indicate their recognition of the existence of a go...
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religion

1. The outward act or form by which men indicate their recognition of the existence of a god or of gods having power over their destiny, to whom obedience, service, and honor are due; the feeling or expression of human love, fear, or awe of some superhuman and overruling power, whether by profession of belief, by observance of rites and ceremonies,...
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religion

faith noun a strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny; `he lost his faith but not his morality`
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religion

faith noun an institution to express belief in a divine power; `he was raised in the Baptist religion`; `a member of his own faith contradicted him`
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Religion

• (n.) Strictness of fidelity in conforming to any practice, as if it were an enjoined rule of conduct. • (n.) A monastic or religious order subject to a regulated mode of life; the religious state; as, to enter religion. • (n.) The outward act or form by which men indicate their recognition of the existence of a god or of gods havin...
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religion

human beings` relation to that which they regard as holy, sacred, spiritual, or divine. Religion is commonly regarded as consisting of a person`s ... [73 related articles]
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religion

religion 1. A set of beliefs concerning the cause, nature, and purpose of the universe; especially, when considered as the creation of a superhuman agency or agencies, usually involving devotional and ritual observances, and often containing a moral code governing the conduct of human affairs. 2. A specific fundamental set of beliefs and practices ...
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Religion

[journal] Religion is a peer-reviewed academic journal in the field of Religious Studies. It was founded in 1971, with close ties to the Religious Studies program at the University of Lancaster. That program was founded and chaired by Ninian Smart, and he served as the Chairman of the first editorial board. Four companies have published the...
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Religion

A set of beliefs adhered to by the members of a community, involving symbols regarded with a sense of awe or wonder, together with ritual practices in which members of the community engage. Religions do not universally involve a belief in supernatural entities. Although distinctions between religion and magic are difficult to draw, it is often held...
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20212

religion

[n] - institution to express belief in a divine power 2. [n] - a strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny
Found on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=religion

Religion

a social institution involving beliefs and practices based upon a conception of the sacred
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religion

Code of belief or philosophy that often involves the worship of a God or gods. Belief in a supernatural power is not essential (absent in, for example, Buddhism and Confucianism), but faithful...
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20688

Religion

Re·li'gion (re*lĭj'ŭn) noun [ French, from Latin religio ; confer religens pious, revering the gods, Greek 'ale`gein to heed, have a care. Confer Neglect .] 1. The outward act or form by which men indicate their recognition of the existence of a go...
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/R/45

religion

1. The outward act or form by which men indicate their recognition of the existence of a god or of gods having power over their destiny, to whom obedience, service, and honor are due; the feeling or expression of human love, fear, or awe of some superhuman and overruling power, whether by profession of belief, by observance of rites and ceremonies,...
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973

religion

faith noun a strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny; `he lost his faith but not his morality`
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religion

faith noun an institution to express belief in a divine power; `he was raised in the Baptist religion`; `a member of his own faith contradicted him`
Found on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=religion

Religion

• (n.) Strictness of fidelity in conforming to any practice, as if it were an enjoined rule of conduct. • (n.) A monastic or religious order subject to a regulated mode of life; the religious state; as, to enter religion. • (n.) The outward act or form by which men indicate their recognition of the existence of a god or of gods havin...
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religion

human beings` relation to that which they regard as holy, sacred, spiritual, or divine. Religion is commonly regarded as consisting of a person`s ... [73 related articles]
Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/r/31

religion

religion 1. A set of beliefs concerning the cause, nature, and purpose of the universe; especially, when considered as the creation of a superhuman agency or agencies, usually involving devotional and ritual observances, and often containing a moral code governing the conduct of human affairs. 2. A specific fundamental set of beliefs and practices ...
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