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The belief that inanimate objects contain spirits and a conscious life

Animism

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A religious group which is self-sufficient

Autonomous region

3

A large and fundamental division within a religion

Branch

4

Religion founded in the 6th century BC and characterized by the belief that enlightenment would come through the following the eightfold path

Buddhism

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The social structure or class system and distinct hereditary order into which a Hindu has been assigned

Caste

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Religion based on the teaching of Jesus

Christianity

7

Philosophy of ethics education and public service based on the writings of Confucius

Confucianism

8

A set of religious beliefs concerning the origin of the universe

Cosmogony

9

A division of a branch that united a number of local congressions

Denomination

10

From Greek "to disperse"

Diaspora

11

The basic unit of area administered by the Roman Catholic Church

Diocese

12

Arose from the division of the Roman Empire by emperor dicletian

Easter Orthodox Church

13

Will not seek converts

Ethnic religion

14

The literal interpretation and strict adherence

Fundamentalism

15

Literally "wind-water"

Feng Shui

16

Part of a European city where Jewish people were forced to live

Ghetto

17

Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca

Hajj

18

Religion that has a well defined geographic structure that organizes territory into local administrative units

Hierarchical religion

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Religion founded over 4000 years ago in the Indus River Valley

Hinduism

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Belief system and philosophies practiced and traditionally passed from generation to generation among peoples within an indigenous tribe

Indigenous religion

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Boundaries between the worlds major faiths

Interfaith boundaries

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Boundaries within a single major faith

Intrafaith boundaries

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Youngest world religion based on the teachings of Muhammad

Islam

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Doctrine within Islam

Jihad

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Religion with its roots in the teachings of Abraham

Judaism

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Tower attached to a Muslim mosque

Minarets

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People who carried the message of Jesus Christ along the Roman Empires protected sea routes

Missionary

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The belief in one god

Monotheism

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A religious journey typically to the holy site

Pilgrimage

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The belief in multiple gods

Polytheism