Nature deity
In nature worship, a nature deity is a deity in charge of forces of nature such as water deity, vegetation deity, sky deity, solar deity, fire deity or any other naturally occurring phenomena such as ...
Prehistoric religion
Prehistoric religion is a general term for the religious beliefs and practices of prehistoric peoples. More specifically it encompasses Paleolithic religion, Mesolithic religion, Neolithic religion an...
Religious naturalism
Religious naturalism is an approach to spirituality that is devoid of supernaturalism. The focus is on the religious attributes of the universe/nature, the understanding of it and our response to it (...
Shrine
A shrine (Latin: scrinium "case or chest for books or papers"; Old French: escrin "box or case") is a holy or sacred place, which is dedicated to a specific deity, ancestor, hero, martyr, saint, d...
Water and religion
Water is considered a purifier in most religions.
Some faiths use water especially prepared for religious purposes (holy water in some Christian denominations, amrita in Sikhism and Hinduism). Man...
Paleolithic religion
Paleolithic religion is the set of spiritual beliefs thought to have appeared during the Paleolithic time period. Religious behaviour is thought to have emerged by the Upper Paleolithic, before 30,000...
Venus figurines
A Venus figurine is any Upper Paleolithic statuette portraying a woman with exaggerated physical features. Most have been unearthed in Europe, but others have been found as far away as Siberia, extend...
Puta (mythology)
In Roman mythology, according to Arnobius, Puta presided over the pruning of trees and was a minor goddess of agriculture.According to one version, the etymology of its name comes from Latin and its l...
Jesus' walk on water
Jesus walking on water is one of the miracles attributed to Jesus in the New Testament. There are accounts of this in three of the Gospels.This story, following the miracle of the feeding of the five ...
List of shrines
This is a list of the more notable shrines around the world.
Mary garden
A Mary Garden is a small sacred garden enclosing a statue or shrine of the Virgin Mary, who is known to many Christians as the Blessed Virgin, Our Lady, or the Mother of God. In Christian tradition, M...
Great Mosque of Kufa
The Great Mosque of Kufa, or Masjid al-Kūfa (Arabic: مسجد الكوفة المعظم‎), or Masjid-al-Azam located in Kūfa, Iraq, is one of the earliest mosques in the world. The mosque, built in the 7th ...
Theistic rationalism
Theistic rationalism is a hybrid of natural religion, Christianity, and rationalism, in which rationalism is the predominant element.According to Thiessen, the concept of theistic rationalism first de...
Pygarg
The pygarg (/ˈpaɪgɑːg/) is an animal mentioned in the Bible in Deuteronomy 14:5 as one of the animals permitted for food. The Septuagint translates the Hebrew dishon (דישון) as pygargos in Koiné Greek...
Water deities
A water deity is a deity in mythology associated with water or various bodies of water. Water deities are common in mythology and were usually more important among civilizations in which the sea or oc...
Bahá'í gardens
Bahá'í gardens can be found at Bahá'í Holy Places in Israel and elsewhere, and at Bahá'í Houses of Worship. Many Bahá'í holy places in Haifa and around Acre, Israel were inscribed on the World Heritag...
Isaac Newton's religious views
Isaac Newton (25 December 1642 – 20 March 1727) was, as considered by others within his own lifetime, an insightful and erudite theologian. He wrote many works that would now be classified as occult ...