the understanding of the nature of the universe.
the capacity for seeing things from another's perspective, and an important methodological approach for studying religions.
a dimension of religion that deals with how we are to act while living in the world.
experience of the divine or holy presence, sometimes involving intellectual belief and sometimes emphasizing personal trust.
the belief in only one god.
a category of religious experiences characterized by communing or uniting with the divine through inward contemplation.
a story (often recorded in scripture) that tends to answer questions of origins and serves as a source of sacred truth.
the belief that the divine reality exists in everything.
the belief in many gods.
the transmission of the divine will or knowledge to human beings, typically through myths or some form of religious experience.
formal worship practice, often based on the reenactment of a myth.
the overcoming of the normal limitations imposed by the human condition, whether temporarily or abidingly.