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
- 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.