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agnosticism: " Not know” (Greek); a position asserting
that the existence of God cannot be proven.
animism: From the Latin anima, which means " soul, ”
" soul, ” " life force”; a worldview common among
dental religions (religions with no crafted scriptures)
that sees most elements of mother nature as being
filled up with spirit or perhaps spirits.
atheism: " Certainly not God” (Greek); a position saying
that there is not any God or gods.
deconstruction: A technique, pioneered by Jacques
Derrida, that sets apart ordinary types of
analysis besides making use, rather, of sudden
perspectives on cultural components; it can be used
for locating underlying ideals in a textual content, film,
a muslim, cultural practice, or spiritual phenomenon.
duplicity: The belief that reality is made of two different
rules (spirit and matter); the belief in
two gods (good and evil) in conflict.
essentiel: Existing and operating inside nature.
monotheism: The belief in one God.
nontheism: A position that is certainly unconcerned with all the
supernatural, certainly not asserting or perhaps denying the existence
of any deity.
pantheism: The belief that everything inside the universe
is definitely divine.
polytheism: The belief in several gods.
post-structuralism: An conditional approach that
does not keep pace with find general structures that
might underlie language, faith, art, or other
this kind of significant areas, but focuses instead about
observing thoroughly the individual factors in
structuralism: An conditional approach that looks for
general structures that underlie dialect, mental
operations, mythology, kinship, and made use of;
this approach recognizes human activity since largely determined
by such underlying set ups.
transcendent: " Climbing beyond” (Latin); beyond
time and space.
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calumet: A long-stemmed almost holy pipe employed primarily
by many native lenders of America; it
can be smoked as being a token of peace.
divination: A foretelling of the future or a take a look at
the past; a discovery from the unknown simply by magical
holistic: Organic, integrated; suggesting a complete
system, greater than the sum of its parts; here,
identifies a culture whose various elements (art,
music, cultural behavior) may well all possess religious
libation: The act of pouring a liquid on the ground
as an offering into a god.
shaman: A human being who contacts and attempts
to manipulate the power of state of mind for the tribe or
sympathetic magic: An attempt to influence the outcome
associated with an event by using a action which has an
apparent similarity towards the desired result—for example,
tossing water into the air to create
rain, or perhaps burning a great enemy's finger nail clippings
to get sickness to this enemy.
taboo: A strong sociable prohibition (Tongan: tabu;
Hawaii: kapu ).
totem: A creature (or picture of an animal) that is considered
to be related by blood to a friends and family or clan
and is its guardian or symbol.
bijou: In Cao Dai, one of three times of exceptional
Anthroposophy ( an-thro-pah'-so-fee ): " Man wisdom”
(Greek); a movements that grew out of Theosophy
and emphasizes education and other
sensible means for spiritual development.
auditor: In Scientology, a counselor who, through a
series of inquiries, works to steer a person to
Bab ( bahb ): " Door, ” " gate”; a prophet who was
the forerunner of Baha'u'llah, the founder of
Baha'i ( ba-hai' or ba-ha'-ee ): A modern monotheistic religion that grew out of Islam and emphasizes
oneness and equal rights of individuals, nationalities, and
religions; a fans of the Baha'i religion.
Baha'u'llah ( ba-ha'-oo-lah' ): " Glory of Allah” (Arabic); the creator of Baha'i.
bard: A first-level trigger in Druidism; also, a follower
of your path in Druidism.
Link: In Scientology, a diagram of the periods toward