Definition of old religion in English:
1A religion that has been supplanted by another, in particular.
- The secular is the new religion; the old religion is just a musty, dimly-lit place smelling of wax where you have a doddering old man splash water on your baby's head.
- In other words, as he says, they remained faithful to their old religions.
- Some of these (Sweden and the Netherlands being examples) concluded that there is no need for distinguishing between new and old religions in law.
- Oak groves, sacred to the old religion, were put to the axe.
- In interviews, some prefer not to talk about the old religion or to go into detail about what the artists' images depict; others speak freely, believing that the shamans and the tuurngait deserve to be remembered.
- It was now, as it had been in centuries past; they were attempting to destroy the old ways, to eliminate the old religions in a slow but unquestionable destruction of the Goddess.
- He has a wealth of knowledge about the occult and the supernatural and he combines it with old religions and peoples (in Moonheart there's a lot of shamanic drumming going on throughout).
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