Other Beliefs

  • How Many Religions Are There in the World?

    How Many Religions Are There in the World?

    8/9/2021 10:33:12 AM

    Pinpointing precisely how many religions there are in the world today is next to impossible, although some estimate the number exceeds four thousand. The vast majority of those faiths are contained within a handful of major religious groups.

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  • The Story of Pele, Hawaiian Volcano Goddess

    The Story of Pele, Hawaiian Volcano Goddess

    6/2/2021 8:27:34 AM

    Pele is the goddess of fire, lighting, and volcanoes in Hawaiian indigenous religion. She is sometimes called Madame Pele, Tutu (Grandmother) Pele, or Ka wahine ʻai honua, the earth-eating woman. According to Hawaiian legend, Pele is the creator of the Hawaiian Islands.

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  • The Basics of Zoroastrianism

    The Basics of Zoroastrianism

    5/5/2021 10:03:10 AM

    Zoroastrianism is arguably the world’s oldest monotheistic religion. It centers on the words of the prophet Zarathushtra, called Zoroaster by the ancient Greeks, and focuses worship upon Ahura Mazda, the Lord of Wisdom.

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  • Is Scientology a Cult?

    Is Scientology a Cult?

    4/23/2021 10:56:59 AM

    Scientology was created in 1952 by the charismatic leader and science fiction writer L. Ron Hubbard. It has been designated a religion by the United States and the UK governments for tax purposes. But it has also been called an "anti-constitutional sect" in Germany and a "dangerous cult" in France and in many parts of the United States. 

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