Web Results

academic.oup.com/jaar/article-abstract/82/2/495/2931292

Apr 11, 2014 ... This article counters the widespread view within the study of religion that a real definition of religion should be avoided. It argues that an essent.

dictionary.kids.net.au/word/religion

Definition of religion. a strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny; "he lost his faith but not his morality"; institution to express  ...

www.encyclopedia.com/fashion/encyclopedias-almanacs-transcripts-and-maps/religion-and-dress

Definition of Religion and Dress – Our online dictionary has Religion and Dress information from Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion dictionary.

www.virginialawreview.org/volumes/content/spiritual-not-religious-rethinking-legal-definition-religion

In the absence of a clear legal definition of religion, however, this protection has ... of Americans who identify as “spiritual but not religious,” excluding them from ...

courses.lumenlearning.com/boundless-sociology/chapter/the-nature-of-religion

The typical dictionary definition of religion refers to a “belief in, or the worship of, a god or gods” or the “service and worship of God or the supernatural.

faculty.franklin.uga.edu/sites/faculty.franklin.uga.edu.kirkland/files/RELDEFINE.pdf

problem of defining religion.1 One element in that discussion has been the work ... conclude that the search for a "real definition" of religion is not only possible, ...

aeon.co/conversations/how-do-you-define-religion

Yes, I could have included belief in gods, spirits or other supernatural forces as intrinsic to my definition of religion but I decided to opt for a more inclusive route ...

www.colorado.edu/ReligiousStudies/chernus/4800/GeertzSummary.htm

Some scholars define religion in terms of a particular kind of experience, a " religious experience." They use words like sacred, holy, ultimate, infinite, and ...

www.americanethnography.com/article.php?id=41

If we are going to look for the most primitive and simple religion which we can observe, it is necessary to begin by defining what is meant by a religion; for without ...