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  • 1 gentile — n. Pagan, heathen, worshipper of false gods …

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  • 2 Yazidi Book of Revelation — The Yazidi Book of Revelation (Kitêba Cilwe in Kurdish) and the Yazidi Black Book ( Mishefa Reş in Kurdish) are the two principal holy books of the Yazidi [ [Esposito, John L., ed. The Oxford encyclopedia of the modern Islamic world. New York:… …

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  • 3 Lesslie Newbigin — Bishop Lesslie Newbigin in 1996 Bishop James Edward Lesslie Newbigin (8 December 1909 – 30 January 1998) was a Church of Scotland missionary serving in the former Madras State (now Tamil Nadu), India, who became a Christian theologian and bishop… …

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  • 4 Veneration of Images —     Veneration of Images     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Veneration of Images     I. IMAGES IN THE OLD TESTAMENT     The First Commandment would seem absolutely to forbid the making of any kind of representation of men, animals, or even plants:… …

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  • 5 biblical literature — Introduction       four bodies of written works: the Old Testament writings according to the Hebrew canon; intertestamental works, including the Old Testament Apocrypha; the New Testament writings; and the New Testament Apocrypha.       The Old… …

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  • 6 Idolatry — The Adoration of the Golden Calf by Nicolas Poussin. Idolatry is a pejorative term for the worship of an idol, a physical object such as a cult image, as a god,[1] or practices believed to verge on worship, such as giving undue honour and regard… …

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  • 7 Polis and its culture (The) — The polis and its culture Robin Osborne INTRODUCTION ‘We love wisdom without becoming soft’, Thucydides has the Athenian politician Pericles claim, using the verb philosophein.1 Claims to, and respect for, wisdom in archaic Greece were by no… …

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  • 8 Orcus (Dungeons & Dragons) — Orcus Game background Title(s) Prince of the Undead, Prince of Undeath, The Blood Lord Home plane Abyss Power level Demon lord Alignment …

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  • 9 Superstition — • From supersisto, to stand in terror of the deity Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Superstition     Superstition     † …

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  • 10 Indian philosophy — Any of the numerous philosophical systems developed on the Indian subcontinent, including both orthodox (astika) systems, namely, the Nyaya, Vaisheshika, Samkhya, Yoga, Mimamsa, and Vedanta schools of philosophy, and unorthodox (nastika) systems …

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  • 11 Vishnu — For other uses, see Vishnu (disambiguation). Vishnu Devanagari विष्णु Sanskrit Transliteration …

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  • 12 Catholic Corps — The Catholic Corps is a fictional military order in the Warrior Nun Areala universe and appears in several comic books published by Antarctic Press. It was created by Ben Dunn and its first appearance was Warrior Nun Areala Vol. 1 #1 in December… …

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  • 13 Baal — Ba al (pronounced: IPA| [baʕal] ; Hebrew: בעל) (ordinarily spelled Baal in English) is a Northwest Semitic title and honorific meaning master or lord that is used for various gods who were patrons of cities in the Levant, cognate to Assyrian Bēlu …

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  • 14 Hinduism — /hin dooh iz euhm/, n. the common religion of India, based upon the religion of the original Aryan settlers as expounded and evolved in the Vedas, the Upanishads, the Bhagavad Gita, etc., having an extremely diversified character with many… …

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  • 15 Indonesia — /in deuh nee zheuh, sheuh, zee euh, doh /, n. 1. See East Indies (def. 1). 2. Republic of. Formerly, Netherlands East Indies, Dutch East Indies. a republic in the Malay Archipelago consisting of 13,677 islands, including Sumatra, Java, Sulawesi,… …

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  • 16 Glossary of Islamic terms in Arabic — The following list consists of concepts that are derived from both Islamic and Arab tradition, which are expressed as words in the Arabic language. The main purpose of this list is to disambiguate multiple spellings, to make note of spellings no… …

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  • 17 South Asian arts — Literary, performing, and visual arts of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka. Myths of the popular gods, Vishnu and Shiva, in the Puranas (ancient tales) and the Mahabharata and Ramayana epics, supply material for representational and… …

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  • 18 Glossary of Islam — This article is part of the series …

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  • 19 Snake worship — Ophiolatry redirects here. For the band, see Ophiolatry (band). The altar where Jory Goddess is worshiped. The photo is taken at the main temple in Belur Karnataka , India The worship of serpent deities is present in several old cultures,… …

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  • 20 Fetishism — • The word fetish is derived through the Portuguese feitiço from the Latin factitius (facere, to do, or to make), signifying made by art, artificial (cf. Old English fetys in Chaucer) Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Fetishism      …

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