Ethnic religion
An ethnic religion is generally defined by the ethnicity of its adherents, and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation into that ethnoreligious group. Some scholars classify religions ...
Ethnic religion - Wikipedia
New York's Sikh police officers to replace hats with turbans
New York introduces rule allowing Sikh police officers to wear turbans instead of traditional hats.
Animated Map Shows How Religion Spread Around The World
Hinduism, Buddhism, Christianity, Judaism, and Islam are five of the biggest religions in the world. Over the last few thousand years, these religious groups have shaped the course of history and had ...
Crossing The Veil: The Pre-Christian Origins Of Halloween And Samhain
Halloween, or the ancient Samhain, is considered the time of year when the veil between our world and the spirit world is at its thinnest. As darkness falls and families light their pumpkin Jack-o'-la...
Austria advice due on claim to Klimt frieze looted by Nazis
An Austrian government advisory board is due to recommend whether one of Gustav Klimt's most famous paintings should be returned to the heirs of its original Jewish owners, reports the BBC Bethany Bel...
10 Most Amazing Temples in the World
More than a quarter of all people in the world belong to Eastern religions, which include Buddhism, Hinduism, Sikhism, and Taoism. These people worship in temples, which are architecturally as diverse...
Sikhism
What is Sikhism?
Shinto
An introduction to Shinto, Japan's earliest religion.
List of mythologies
This is a list of mythologies of the world, by culture and region.
overlaps with North Asia, Northern Europe and North America.Middle East, Persia, Anatolia, Caucasus.(overlaps with Eastern and No...
National church
A National church is a Christian church associated with a specific ethnic group or nation state. The idea was notably discussed during the 19th century, during the emergence of modern nationalism.Samu...
National church - Wikipedia
Paganism
Paganism is a broad group of religions, including modern pagan religions, indigenous religions and historical polytheistic religions. It is often taken to exclude monotheism, and to express a worldvie...
Paganism - Wikipedia
Neopaganism
Modern paganism, also known as contemporary paganism, and neopaganism, is a group of contemporary religious movements influenced by or claiming to be derived from the various historical pagan beliefs ...
Neopaganism - Wikipedia
Polytheistic Reconstructionism
Polytheistic reconstructionism (Reconstructionism) is an approach to paganism first emerging in the late 1960s to early 1970s, and gathered momentum in the 1990s to 2000s. Reconstructionism attempts t...
Germanic neopaganism
Germanic neopaganism, also known as Heathenry or Heathenism, Ásatrú (English: Esetroth or Ostroth), Forn Siðr, and also Odinism and Theodism, is the contemporary revival of historical Germanic paganis...
Germanic neopaganism - Wikipedia
Celtic Neopaganism
Celtic Neopaganism refers to Contemporary Pagan or contemporary polytheist movements based on Celtic polytheism.
Celtic Reconstructionist Paganism (CR) is an umbrella term for Polytheistic Reconst...
Celtic Neopaganism - Wikipedia
Traditional African religion
The traditional beliefs and practices of African peoples include various traditional religions. Generally, these traditions are oral rather than scriptural, include belief in a supreme creator, belief...
Chinese folk religion
The Chinese folk religion or Chinese traditional religion (traditional Chinese: 中國民間宗教 or 中國民間信仰; simplified Chinese: 中国民间宗教 or 中国民间信仰; pinyin: Zhōngguó mínjiān zōngjiào or Zhōngguó mínjiā...
Chinese folk religion - Wikipedia
Shamanism in Siberia
Shamanism represents a large minority in Northern Asia, particularly Siberia, which is regarded by some as the heartland of shamanism. It is inhabited by a variety of ethnic groups, many of whom obser...
Shamanism in Siberia - Wikipedia
Folk religion
Folk religion, sometimes also termed popular belief, consists of ethnic or regional religious customs under the umbrella of a religion, but outside of official doctrine and practices. Folk religion ha...
Hindutva
Hindutva (translation: Hinduness), coined by Vinayak Damodar Savarkar in 1923, is the predominant form of Hindu nationalism in India. The Bharatiya Janata Party adopted it as its official ideology in ...
Iranian religions
Several important religions and religious movements originated in Greater Iran, that is, among speakers of various Iranian languages and hence with an Iranian cultural background.