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religion US English

The belief in and worship of a superhuman controlling power, especially a personal God or gods

religion US Thesaurus

the freedom to practice their own religion

old religion US English

A religion that has been supplanted by another, in particular

get religion US English

Be converted to religious belief and practices

Vedic religion US English

The ancient religion of the Aryan peoples who entered northwestern India from Persia circa 2000–1200 bc. It was the precursor of Hinduism, and its beliefs and practices are contained in the Vedas

mystery religion US English

A religion centered on secret or mystical rites for initiates, especially any of a number of cults popular during the late Roman Empire

natural religion US English

Religion, especially deism, based on reason rather than divine revelation

revealed religion US English

Religion based on divine revelation rather than reason

freedom of religion US English

The right to practice whatever religion one chooses

French Wars of Religion US English

A series of religious and political conflicts in France (1562–98) involving the Protestant Huguenots on one side and Catholic groups on the other. The wars were complicated by interventions from Spain, Rome, England, the Netherlands, and elsewhere, and were not brought to an end until the settlement of the Edict of Nantes

get religion in religion US English

Be converted to religious belief and practices

minister US English

A member of the clergy, especially in Protestant churches

minister of religion in minister US English

A member of the clergy, especially in Protestant churches