A system of beliefs and practices that attempts to order life in terms of culturally perceived ultimate priorities.
The belief in material things instead of religious things. This was a shift away from Medieval thinking.
A religion that attempts to appeal to all people, not just those living in a particular location.
A religion with a relatively concentrated spatial distribution whose principles are likely to be based on the physical characteristics of the particular location in which its adherents are concentrated.
Belief in a single God.
belief in multiple Gods.
Belief that objects, such as plants and stones, or natural events, like thunderstorms and earthquakes, have a discrete spirit and conscious life.
An animistic religion of northern Asia having the belief that the mediation between the visible and the spirit worlds is effected by shamans.
Religious movement whose objectives are to return to the foundations of the faith and to influence state policy.
Place or space people infuse with religious meaning.
The code of law derived from the Koran and from the teachings and example of Mohammed.
The boundaries between the world's major faiths.
The boundaries within a major religion.