List of religions and spiritual traditions

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While the word religion is hard to define, one standard model of religion used in religious studies courses defines it as a […] system of symbols which acts to establish powerful, pervasive, and long-lasting moods and motivations in men by formulating conceptions of a general order of existence and clothing these conceptions with such an aura of factuality that the moods and motivations seem uniquely realistic. Many religions have narratives, symbols, traditions and sacred histories that are intended to give meaning to life or to explain the origin of life or the universe. They tend to derive morality, ethics, religious laws, or a preferred lifestyle from their ideas about the cosmos and human nature. According to some estimates, there are roughly 4,200 religions, churches, denominations, religious bodies, faith groups, tribes, cultures, movements, ultimate concerns, which at some point in the future will be countless.The word religion is sometimes used interchangeably with the words "faith" or "belief system", but religion differs from private belief in that it has a public aspect. Most religions have organized behaviours, including clerical hierarchies, a definition of what constitutes adherence or membership, congregations of laity, regular meetings or services for the purposes of veneration of a deity or for prayer, holy places (either natural or architectural) or religious texts.

Major religious groups
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Major religious groups ... The world's principal religions and spiritual traditions may be classified into a small number of major groups, though this is not a uniform practice...

African diaspora religions
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African diaspora religions ... diaspora religions are a number of related religions that developed in the Americas in various nations of the Caribbean, Latin America, and the Southern...

List of social movements
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List of social movements ... revolutions and rebellions Religious and spiritual movements: see List of religions and spiritual traditions and List of new religious movements 9/11 Truth...

List of founders of religious traditions
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List of founders of religious traditions ... List of religions and spiritual traditions Lists of religious leaders by century Timeline of religion The religion of the Israelites of Iron Age I was based...

List of ethnic religions
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List of ethnic religions ... Māori religion (Māori people) Ethnic religion Folk religion List of religions and spiritual traditions List of Neopagan movements Neopaganism Shamanism...

Timeline of religion
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Timeline of religion ... Christian and Yazidi enclaves were destroyed. Axis age Evolutionary origin of religions History of religions Holocene era Ionian stage Paleolithic Religion Prehistoric...

Ancient Semitic religion
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Ancient Semitic religion ... Ancient Semitic religion encompasses the polytheistic religions of the Semitic peoples from the ancient Near East and Northeast Africa. Since the term...

Affiliation
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Affiliation ... sense of involvement and "belonging" within a social group Political party affiliation Religious affiliation, see List of religions and spiritual traditions...

Paganism
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Paganism ... psychology Kemetism List of Pagans Neopagan temples in Europe List of Neopagan movements List of religions and spiritual traditions Myth and ritual Naturalistic...

History of religion
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History of religion ... entities as 'the religions' is an uncontroversial claim...However, it was not always so. The concepts 'religion' and 'the religions', as we presently...

Buddhist view of marriage
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List of Christian denominations
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List of new religious movements
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Abrahamic religions
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Religions of the ancient Near East
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List of religious populations
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Ancient Egyptian religion
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Comparative religion
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Axial Age
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