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Jun
2019

The History of Modern Christianity

As the largest religion in the world with over 2.3 billion adherents, Christianity has had one of the largest roles to play in the forming of the modern world and much of human history. Christianity is neither the more diverse religion nor the oldest, but its widespread nature across much of the world and its […]

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03

Jun
2019

The Major Deities in Hindu And Their Role In The Religion

Hinduism is one of the oldest religions in the world, dating back thousands of years. In that time, Hinduism transformed into a localised belief system into a major religious sect that incorporates many countless gods and deities, with some Hindus believing that there are, in fact, millions of different gods in the pantheon, each with […]

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08

Apr
2019

5 Obscure Religions That Most Westerners Haven’t Heard About

Since the dawn of recorded history, humankind has been worshiping a deity in one form or another. Over the years, hundreds of different religions and belief systems have come and gone, and today we only have a handful in the West that are still going strong. But the West only makes up one half of […]

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04

Mar
2019

Sikhism Explored

Sikh means disciple or learner and was originally founded in the 15th century in Northern India by Guru Nanak Dev Ji and is unlike Islam and Hinduism. Guru Nanak emphasised love and that God was universal and not limited to a religion, colour, race or gender. This religion is monotheistic, it emphasises that men and […]

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08

Jan
2019

The Pantheon of Roman Mythology

The 12 centuries of Ancient Roman civilisation were defined by a religion which developed from a local, pantheistic animism and was incorporated into the early institutions in the city. As the Empire and the Republic advanced, the Roman religion adopted the Greek pantheon and took on Emperor worship before eventually embracing Christianity in the final […]

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04

Dec
2018

Exploring the Practices and Beliefs of Shamanism

The practice of Shamanism centres on practitioners reaching altered states of consciousness in order to interact with what they believe to be the spirit world and channel these transcendental energies into our plane of existence. Through typically entering into a trance-like state, Shamans are regarded as having access to, and influence upon, the world of […]

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04

Dec
2018

The Beginners Guide to Buddhism

Buddhism is one of the oldest religions in the world and has over 500 million practitioners worldwide. Said to be started by Buddha himself, Buddhism is a spiritual tradition founded over 2,000 years ago. In Nepal, a young man sat beneath a Bodhi tree to meditate and after becoming enlightened he began to lay down […]

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04

Dec
2018

5 Major Norse Gods

The Norse, also known as the Vikings, were an incredibly prosperous people that reigned around 1000 years ago. Based in the Scandinavian countries of Northern Europe, the Vikings became famous around the world thanks to their raids, many of which took place in England and France. They had a diverse and fascinating religion that was […]

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04

Dec
2018

5 Ancient Cultures That Still Exist

Culture has been a part of mankind since the dawn of history. Over the last few millennium, we’ve seen thousands of different cultures come and go, with most eventually succumbing to the passage of time. Despite this, there are many ancient cultures that still exist today. Not only do they exist, but they permeate the […]

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30

Oct
2018

Exploring the Spiritual Practice of Druidism

Dating as far back as 4th century BCE, the teachings of Druidism are fixed in the observation of Nature, in tradition, and in inspiration. With a deep love and reverence for the Earth, her seasons, and nature, the curriculum of Druidism focuses on the lore of stars, stones, plants, animals, and trees and combines scholarship […]

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