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Religions - Academic Team #3

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A religion that believes in no God(s), but still has the religious aspects.
Nontheistic/Secular
A religion that believes in a singular God.
Monotheism
A religion that believes that believes in two gods.
Dualism
A religion that believes in more than two gods.
Polytheism
A religion with heavy beliefs of shaman.
Shamanic
A term for people who follow a religion other than that of the main world religions.
Paganism
The modernization of historical pagan beliefs.
Neo-Paganism
The belief that all things have spiritual essence.
Animism
The belief in a God that doesn’t interact with the universe.
Deism
A man that dedicates their lives to religion.
Monk
A woman that dedicates their lives to religion.
Nun
A person who interacts with the spirit world in a trance-like state to achieve various powers such as healing.
Shaman
A person who is an inspired teacher or proclaims the will of God.
Prophet
A subgroup of the same religion that believe and practice different ideas.
Branch
An independent branch of a religion.
Denomination
A smaller group of people whose beliefs slightly differ from that of major branches.
Sect
Believes in an all-powerful, omniscient God. Their holy book is the Bible.
Christianity
Branch of the above that believes in salvation through faith alone. Practices Sunday School regularly.
Protestantism
Branch of the same religion that believes in salvation through faith and good works. Branch of the Pope.
Catholicism
Branch of the same religion that believe faith and church are inseparable. This is the most strict form of the religion.
Orthodox
A monotheistic religion that thinks of themselves as followers of the above, but are not accepted as a branch.
Mormonism
Monotheistic religion that worships Monad. They believe Jesus was the embodiment of Monad who brought Gnosis upon the Earth. Henry More essentially refounded the religion.
Gnosticism
Dualist religion that believes in the personification of Good and Evil as gods. Closely alike in moral teachings with the above.
Manichaeism
A monotheistic religion that believes in a God that cannot be subdivided into different persons (no Jesus). Holy book is The Tanakh.
Judaism
Branch of the above that practices in a more traditional sense while also adapting to the modern era. The most relaxed branch.
Conservative
Branch of the same religion that abandons practices, laws, and beliefs to adapt to modern society.
Reform
Branch of the same religion that believes in the more primitive values of the religion that were practiced in pretty much ancient times. Believe in divine rewards and punishments.
Orthodoxy
Branch of the same religion that does not recognize a transcendent God that has made an agreement with his people. Would rather evolve society than religion based off of the teachings of Mordecai Kaplan.
Reconstructionist
A monotheistic religion that believes in the faith and meditation in the name of Waheguru. Holy book is The Guru Granth Sahib.
Sikhism
Branch of the above that believes in gurus past that of Guru Gobind Singh.
Namdhari
Branch of the same religion that was set in place to restore beliefs from when Guru Nanak was alive.
Nirankari
A polytheistic religion that centers around Samsara, Karma, and Dharma. Holy books are the Mahabharata and the Ramayana.
Hinduism
Branch of the above that worships Shakti as the Supreme god of everything.
Shaktism
Branch of the same religion that worships both Saguna and Nirguna as gods.
Smartism
Branch of the same religion that worships Shiva as the Supreme god of everything.
Shaivism
Branch of the same religion that worships Vishnu as the Supreme god of everything. Focus on the 10 incarnations of Vishnu.
Vaishnavism
A secular religion that believes life is suffering, and by meditation, seek to achieve Nirvana.
Buddhism
Branch of the above that seeks to become arhats and break out of Samsara.
Theravada
Branch of the same religion that aims to stay inside Samsara out of compassion for others.
Mahayana
Japanese branch of the same religion that focuses on meditation than philosophising.
Zen
A monotheistic religion that believes in an all-powerful, omniscient god named Allah. People devote their whole lives to Allah. Main holy book is the Quran.
Islam
Branch of the above that focuses on the Prophet Muhammad's teachings.
Sunni
Branch of the same religion that believes Ali is Prophet Muhammad's successor. Also, that every Imam after was the previous Imam's successor.
Shia
A polytheistic religion that worships the Greek gods. Most popular ancient religion.
Hellenism
A polytheistic religion that worships the Roman gods. Popular for copying most of the above's ideas.
Religio Romana (Religion of the Romans)
A polytheistic religion that worships the Egyptian gods. Orthodox reconstruction was brought about in 1988 by Tamara Siuda.
Kemetism
A shamanic religion that deifies nature. Each person believes in a different world, but there is no one description of it.
Druidism
A polytheistic religion that worships the Norse gods. Believe in Yggdrasil (the tree whose roots links the three realms.
Asatru (Asatro)
A dualist religion that believes in a horned male god and a moon goddess. They are known for their use of magic.
Wicca
A polytheistic religion that worships the Kami. No Holy book, but shrines are set up around the world instead.
Shintoism
Branch of the above that worships the Kami through practices and rituals at their designated shrines.
Jinja
Branch of the same religion that consists of 13 sects. Rely less on rituals and more on prayers and common practices. Separated from the State version by government decree in 1882.
Kyoha
Branch of the same religion that believes in folk stories passed down in villages and families.
Minzoku
A polytheistic religion that believes Tao is the origin and law of everything in the universe. Holy book is the Tao te Ching.
Taoism/Daoism
Branch of the above that believes Laozi wasn't a god. Instead he was thought as an ancestor of the school. Teaches Naturalism.
Zhengyi
Branch of the same religion that is a lot more strict. Wants to reach immortality and become one with Tao.
Quanzhen
A secular religion that believes every living being has the potential to become God. They seek moksha. Holy book is the Agama Sutra.
Jainism
Branch of the above that shuns clothes and believes living nude is necessary for attaining moksha. Pacifists that use a peacock feather duster to sweep insects out of the way.
Digambara
Branch of the same that fully clothes themselves in white to contrast with the followers of the above. Believe in salvation for women.
Svetambara
A monotheistic religion that believes in an all-powerful, omniscient God named Baha. Holy book is the Kitáb-i-Aqdas.
Baha'i Faith
A monotheistic religion that worships an all-powerful, omniscient God named Ahura Mazda. It is a small religion because you have to be born into it to convert to it.
Zoroastrianism
A secular religion that follows the teachings of the philosopher, Confucius. "Do not do unto others what you don't want done unto you".
Confucianism
A shamanic religion that believes Tengri is the creator of the universe. However, they do not think of Tengri as a god, but as the personification of the universe. Believe in Yer-sub and Erlik.
Tengrism
A monotheistic religion that believes they are being tested by their God, Jah, through slavery, racial downpression, and economic injustice. Holy book is the King James version of The Bible. Bob Marley and Snoop Dogg were in this religion.
Rastafari
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