paganism


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Synonyms for paganism

any of various religions other than Christianity or Judaism or Islamism

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The mum of three was drawn to paganism after being forced into a convent when she became pregnant at 18.
Paganism is consequently a blurred and shifting designation, defying taxonomy for, as Jones relates, Christianity and paganism could interpenetrate.
Wizard and the Witch provides a fine oral history of Oberon Zell and Morning Glory: two individuals who embraced Paganism as their spiritual path and who lived in an open marriage for over forty years.
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 of pre-modern Europe.
It's like we're going back to the old days, and that includes paganism.
London, Apr 15 ( ANI ): Schools in Britain are set to include paganism in their official religious education syllabus for the first time.
The cameras also follow Kris as he lectures in America, joins Pagan Druids in a ritual and sees his book on Celtic Paganism through the press at Llewellyn Worldwide, a press founded by a Welshman and now the world's largest New Age publisher.
The paganism that he observes waning and, by the century's end, virtually disappearing is the civic paganism of Rome, with its aristocrat-led sacrifices and festivals.
From a 2005 conference in Leuven, the Netherlands, 18 papers cover publications on late antique pagan archaeology, the development of paganism in late antiquity, temples in the west, temples in the east, pagan statues, sacred deposits, and iconography in material culture.
In the village they find a mysterious woman - played by Carice Van Houten, most recently seen as Tom Cruise's missus in Valkyrie - has discarded Christian beliefs and led the community into paganism.
Despite several trials, St Patrick was able to convert all of Ireland and conquer paganism.
Bat-Sachar flees her oppressive father and stumbles upon paganism, and Tzuriel studies Iron-working, a forbidden art at the time.
New age collections strong in writings on ghosts and paganism will find this discussion of ghosts and their role in indigenous cultures and pagan circles blends history, cultural inspection and spirituality in a satisfying survey.
Whatever faith path a person follows they are still likely to behave badly or inappropriately at some point in their life, and I feel that to mention Watson's Paganism in association to his actions is inaccurate, inappropriate and intended to cast a negative view of what Paganism actually is.