Outline of religion

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The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to religion:

Religion – organized collection of beliefs, cultural systems, and world views that relate humanity to an order of existence. Many religions have narratives, symbols, and sacred histories that are intended to explain the meaning of life and/or to explain the origin of life or the Universe. From their beliefs about the cosmos and human nature, people derive morality, ethics, religious laws or a preferred lifestyle. According to some estimates, there are roughly 4,200 religions in the world.

Religious studies[edit]

Religious studies

Religious concepts[edit]

Religious belief[edit]

Approaches to the beliefs of others[edit]

Religious behaviour and experiences[edit]

Religion-specific topics[edit]

African traditional and diasporic topics[edit]

Ayyavazhi topics[edit]


Bahá'í Faith topics[edit]

Buddhism topics[edit]

Cao Dai topics[edit]

Christianity topics[edit]

Hinduism topics[edit]

Islam topics[edit]

Jainism topics[edit]

Judaism topics[edit]

Modern Paganism topics[edit]

Modern Paganism

New Age topics[edit]

New religious movement topics[edit]

New religious movement

Open source religion topics[edit]

Open source religion

Rasta topics[edit]


Satanism topics[edit]


Shintō topics[edit]


Sikhism topics[edit]

Spiritism topics[edit]


Tenrikyo topics[edit]


Unitarian Universalism topics[edit]

Unitarian Universalism

Zoroastrianism topics[edit]


Irreligion topics[edit]


Religion and religious ideas in fiction[edit]

See also[edit]

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