Sacrifice
Sacrifice is the offering of food, objects or the lives of animals to a higher purpose, in particular divine beings, as an act of propitiation or worship. While sacrifice often implies ritual killing,...
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jennifer lawrence, javier bardem, ed harris and michelle pfeiffer star in mother!, directed by darren aronofsky. see it in theatres 9.15. a couple's relationship is tested when uninvited guests arr...
Zarathushtra-The Revolutionary Iranian Prophet And First Philosopher In History
There was a time when the philosophy of oneness, one entity and one universal power emerged out of the polytheistic teachings.
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 ...
The Origins Of Voodoo, The Misunderstood Religion
For many, the word ‘Voodoo’ conjures up images of magical dolls with pins stuck in them to inflict pain on one’s enemies and the resurrection of the dead as zombies. These images are the result of the...
History of religions
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History of religions - Faith Versus Facts: A Brief History of Christmas
Among the pagan religions this had long been the month to celebrate and practice the works of darkness. The pagan calendar identified this period as the ...
Polytheism
Polytheism refers to the worship of or belief in multiple deities usually assembled into a pantheon of gods and goddesses, along with their own religions and rituals. In most religions which accept po...
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History of religions
The history of religion refers to the written record of human religious experiences and ideas. This period of religious history begins with the invention of writing about 5,200 years ago (3200 BCE). T...
Mythology and ritual
In traditional societies, myth and ritual are two central components of religious practice. Although myth and ritual are commonly united as parts of religion, the exact relationship between them has b...
Animal sacrifice
Animal sacrifice is the ritual killing and offering of an animal to appease or maintain favour with a deity. Such forms of sacrifice are practised within many religions around the world and have appea...
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Human sacrifice
Human sacrifice is the act of killing one or more human beings, usually as an offering to a deity, as part of a religious ritual. Its typology closely parallels the various practices of ritual slaught...
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Korban
The term offering as found in the Torah in relation to the worship of Ancient Israel is mainly represented by the Hebrew noun korban (קָרְבָּן) whether for an animal or other offering. Various words a...
Shechita
The Hebrew term shechita (anglicized: /ʃəxiːˈtɑː/; Hebrew: שחיטה‎, [ʃχiˈta]), also transliterated shehitah, shechitah, shehita, means the slaughtering of mammals and birds for food. In Hebrew th...
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Dhabihah
Dhabīḥah (or zabiha, Arabic: ذَبِيْحَة‎ dhabīḥah [ðæˈbiːħɐ], 'slaughter') is, in Islamic law, the prescribed method of ritual slaughter of all animals excluding locusts, fish, and most sea-l...
Yagya
In Hinduism, Yagna (Sanskrit: यज्ञ; IAST: yajña, also transliterated yagya, Yagna or yadnya) or yagam (Tamil: யாகம்), is a ritual of offerings accompanied by chanting of Vedic mantras (also...
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Martyr
A martyr (Greek: μάρτυς, mártys, "witness"; stem μάρτυρ-, mártyr-) is somebody who suffers persecution and/or death for advocating, renouncing, refusing to renounce, and/or refusing to advocate a beli...
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Papyrus Oxyrhynchus 2990
POxy 2990 (or P. Oxy. XLI 2990) is one of four examples of libelli found at Oxyrhynchus in Egypt.
Temurah (Talmud)
Tractate Temurah is a tractate of the Babylonian Talmud, the greater part of which is an elaboration of the Law laid down in Leviticus 27:10 regarding dedication of an animal for sacrifice. In Jewish ...
Orontius of Lecce
Saint Orontius of Lecce (Italian: Sant'Oronzo, Oronzio, Aronzo) is venerated as a saint by the Roman Catholic Church, along with two other figures associated with his legend, Fortunatus and Justus...
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Apollos
Apollos (Ἀπολλώς) is a 1st century Alexandrian Jewish Christian mentioned several times in the New Testament. A contemporary of Paul the Apostle, he played an important role in the churches of Ephesus...
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Edistus
Saint Edistus (Italian: Sant'Edisto) (also known as Aristus, Orestes, Horestes) is venerated as a martyr and saint by the Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox churches. His legend states that he w...
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Romulus of Fiesole
Saint Romulus of Fiesole (Italian: San Romolo) is venerated as the patron saint of Fiesole, Italy. Romulus was probably a local deacon, priest, or bishop of the 1st century. According to tradit...
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Saint Hermes
Saint Hermes, born in Greece, died in Rome as a martyr in 120, is venerated as a saint by the Catholic Church and the Eastern Orthodox Church. His name appears in the Martyrologium Hieronymianum as w...
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