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]

Main article: 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]

Main article: Ayyavazhi

Bahá'í Faith topics[edit]

Buddhism topics[edit]

Main articles: Outline of Buddhism and Buddhism

Cao Dai topics[edit]

Christianity topics[edit]

Hinduism topics[edit]

Main articles: Outline of Hinduism and Hinduism

Islam topics[edit]

Main articles: Outline of Islam and Islam

Jainism topics[edit]

Judaism topics[edit]

Main articles: Judaism and Outline of Judaism

Modern Paganism topics[edit]

Main article: Modern Paganism

New Age topics[edit]

New religious movement topics[edit]

Open source religion topics[edit]

Main article: Open source religion

Rasta topics[edit]

Main article: Rastafari

Satanism topics[edit]

Main article: Satanism

Shintō topics[edit]

Main article: Shinto

Sikhism topics[edit]

Main articles: Outline of Sikhism and Sikhism

Spiritism topics[edit]

Main article: Spiritism

Tenrikyo topics[edit]

Main article: Tenrikyo

Unitarian Universalism topics[edit]

Zoroastrianism topics[edit]

Main article: Zoroastrianism

Irreligion topics[edit]

Main article: Irreligion

Religion and religious ideas in fiction[edit]

See also[edit]

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