Definition of mystery religion in English:

mystery religion

Line breaks: mys|tery re|li¦gion

noun

  • A religion centred on secret or mystical rites for initiates, especially any of a number of cults popular during the late Roman Empire.
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    • And it kind of evolved into a mystery religion.
    • The result is a Celtic Christian mystery religion which centres on the grail as a mystic experience.
    • This is most notable in the area of religion, with the advent of various mystery religions, but the Egyptians especially had a strong effect on Greek philosophy and science.

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