We have a few short descriptions by Dr John Oakes about what 11 other religions believe. Please select the religion you would like to know more about:

Some helpful definitions:

  • Polytheism: a religious system which includes worship of many gods.
  • Pantheism: a theological perspective that sees God as being synonymous with the universe or with nature-kind of like "the Force" of Star Wars.
  • Animism: belief that many animals plants, and even objects contain individual spirits.
  • Asceticism: a belief that enlightenment, or a close relationship with deity is obtained by an extreme denial of worldly pleasures and possessions. Associated with monasteries, monks, nuns, and the like.
  • Mysticism: a belief which has been incorporated in all world religions which sees enlightenment and spiritual powers coming through contemplation/meditation.