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Top Facts About The Church Of Satan

Top Facts About The Church Of Satan

Ethics have long been a part of religions, both ancient and modern, and many cultures base their ethical standards on the religions that they adopt. The Western views on ethics, specifically good and evil, stem from the Christian religion, where God is seen as the ultimate good, and the Devil, also known as Satan, is represented as the personification of evil, and causes much of the suffering in the world.

The World’s Strangest Religions

The World’s Strangest Religions

The vast majority of the populations of the world subscribe to some kind of belief system. At the top lie Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Buddhism, and Judaism. This is only a fraction of the religions that have been a part of our species, as we’ve believed in a higher power from long before recorded history.

A Look at the Scariest Real Cults That Really Exist

A Look at the Scariest Real Cults That Really Exist

As far as cults go, most aware of those that have gained notoriety. Everyone is aware of Scientology, for example, and what it involves. But as far as the broad range of cults in the world go, Scientology is rather harmless in comparison. Which is not to say that Scientology is okay, but rather that there are far worse cults out there, some of which are still active to this very day.

The History of Modern Christianity

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 many variants makes it a fascinating subject to scholars of both history and theism.

The Major Deities in Hinduism and Their Role in the Religion

The Major Deities in Hinduism 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 their own story to tell. Hinduism is also a religion that has spread across the world, and millions of people that don’t live in India…

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Exploring the Practices and Beliefs of Shamanism

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 both benevolent and malevolent spirits and are able to perform divination and healing. Shamans are said to enter supernatural realms and dimension which in turn…

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The Beginners Guide to Buddhism

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 the foundations of this ancient spiritual tradition. What Does ‘Buddha’ Mean? In Sanskrit – the classical language of Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism – the word…

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Exploring the Spiritual Practice of Druidism

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 with spiritualism and science. The practices and teachings of Druidism grow and develop as humanity evolves. What is Druidism? Druidism is a spiritual practice and…

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