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Arabian mythology

Arabian mythology  

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Muslims consider the pre-Islamic age as the Jahiliyah, or “Age of Ignorance”—that is, the time before the revelations of Allah (al-Lah, “the god”) to his prophet Muhammad. The Arabs were ...
Biblical creation

Biblical creation  

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The creation myth of Genesis in the Torah, the first part of what Christians call the Old Testament section of the Bible, is, in fact, at least two myths influenced ...
God

God  

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Buddhism is atheistic and does not believe in the existence of a Supreme Being or Creator God. However, it acknowledges the existence of a wide range of supernatural beings known as devas.many of ...
Korean mythology

Korean mythology  

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The indigenous pre- Buddhist, pre-Confucian, pre-Daoist, and pre-Christian religion of the Korean Peninsula seems to have been Shamanistic in nature. At the center of the religious rituals were women ...
monism

monism  

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The philosophy which seeks to explain all that is in terms of a single reality. Materialism is a form of monism. Monism is incompatible with the Christian belief in a radical distinction between the ...
monotheism

monotheism  

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Belief in one personal and transcendent God. According to traditional Christian teaching it was the original religion of man, but lost by most men as a consequence of the Fall. In the 19th cent. it ...
Muhammad

Muhammad  

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(c. 570–632),Arab prophet and founder of Islam. He was born in Mecca, where c.610 he received the first of a series of revelations which, as the Koran, became the doctrinal and legislative basis of ...
Shinto

Shinto  

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A Japanese religion dating from the early 8th century and incorporating the worship of ancestors and nature spirits and a belief in sacred power (kami) in both animate and inanimate things. It was ...
Shirk

Shirk  

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Association. Theological term referring to the association of someone or something with God, that is, putting someone or something in the place of God, thus deviating from monotheism.See also ...
theism

theism  

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Belief in the existence of a god or gods, especially belief in one god as creator of the universe, intervening in it and sustaining a personal relation to his creatures. The word is recorded from the ...

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