pagan religion


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Noun1.pagan religion - any of various religions other than Christianity or Judaism or Islamism
faith, religion, religious belief - a strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny; "he lost his faith but not his morality"
druidism - the system of religion and philosophy taught by the Druids and their rites and ceremonies
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Then, as the Christian Church gradually grew to replace the old pagan religion, Pope Gregory IV decreed that November 1 should be marked as All Saints' Day, to honour all Christian Saints, known or unknown.
Talking to the Spirits: Personal Gnosis in Pagan Religion provides a fine survey of pagan spirituality and considers daily life, direct communication with the Gods, and how to ask Guides for assistance or teachings.
WHY is it that when an evil psycho of the pagan religion murders someone you put practising pagan?
They are trying to impose on the rest of the country a new, pagan religion.
Another 1,144 people in the region describe themselves as Wiccans - a pagan religion often involving the worship of a Moon Goddess and a Horned God, which also sometimes involves the practise of magic.
Furthermore, Redzhepov, together with the chairman of the so called "European Institute Pomak" Efrem Mollov, claims that the Bulgarian Muslims, aka Pomaks a who are widely believed to be the descendants of Christian Bulgarians converted voluntarily or by force to Islam during the period of Ottoman Yoke a were in fact descendants of the so called Proto-Bulgarians who fled into the mountains when Knyaz Boris I, ruler of the First Bulgarian Empire in 852-889 AD, adopted Christianity as the national religion in 864 AD, abandoning the Proto-Bulgarians' pagan religion.
The word Kalash bears three meanings: Kalash is name of the tribe; name of pagan religion and name of endangered language.
An example of that is early Christianity which adopted part of the Pagan religion and holidays to persuade the Pagans to become Christians.
As an ancient pagan religion, Druidry is based on the reverential, sacred and honourable relationship between the people and the land.
He explained: "It is the Old Testament which initially broke radically with pagan religion and which thus forms the basis on which the New rests.
The woman, who cannot be identified for legal reasons, was forced to sleep with several men, including a drug dealer, as Thompson convinced her it was part of the pagan religion.
Within the Pagan community, Witchcraft (often capitalized to differentiate the term from general usage) refers to a Pagan religion inspired by pre-Christian European spiritual traditions.