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the beleif that inanimate objects, such as hills, trees, rocks, rivers, and other elements of natural landscape, possess souls and can help or hinder human efforts on Earth
religion that attempts to appeal to all people, not just those who live in a particular location
separate religions that combine into a new religion; often borrow from the past and the present.
lowest class of people in the caste system of Hinduism, do all the dirty work of society
the force generated by a person's actions that determines how the person will be reborn in the next life
cultural tradition made up of descendants of Jews who moved to Spain and Potugal in Western Europe
A group of Islamic religion that believes that its religious leader should be chosen based on heredity.
A branch of Islam whose members acknowledge the first four caliphs as the rightful successors of Muhammad
religious movement whose objectives are to return to the foundations of the faith and to influence state policy
the mass expulsion and killing of one ethic or religious group in an area by another ethnic or religious group in that area
the intentional killing of baby girls due to the preference for male babies and from the low value associated with the birth of females
the bride is brutally beat or killed for her fathers failure to fulfill the marriage agreement
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