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Myths

traditional, legednary story, concering hero. explains pratice, rite, phenomeon of nature

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Divination

pratice of attempting to foretell future events by super natural means

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Magic

the art of producing illusions as entertainment by the use of sleight of hand, deceptive devices, etc.;

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Sabbath

the seventh day of the week, Saturday, as the day of rest and religious observance among Jews and some Christians.

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Superstition

a belief or notion, not based on reason or knowledge, in or of the ominous significance of a particular thing, circumstance, occurrence, proceeding, or the like. 2.a system or collection of such beliefs.

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Legend

a nonhistorical or unverifiable story handed down by tradition from earlier times and popularly accepted as historical.

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Divination

pratice of attempting to foretell future events by super natural means

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Magic

the art of producing illusions as entertainment by the use of sleight of hand, deceptive devices, etc.;

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Sabbath

the seventh day of the week, Saturday, as the day of rest and religious observance among Jews and some Christians.

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Superstition

a belief or notion, not based on reason or knowledge, in or of the ominous significance of a particular thing, circumstance, occurrence, proceeding, or the like. 2.a system or collection of such beliefs.

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Legend

a nonhistorical or unverifiable story handed down by tradition from earlier times and popularly accepted as historical.

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Cautionary Tales

A cautionary tale is a tale told in folklore, to warn its hearer of a danger. some act, location, or thing is said to be dangerous.

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Witch

a person, now esp. a woman, who professes or is supposed to practice magic, esp. black magic or the black art; sorceress.

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Animism

the belief that natural objects, natural phenomena, and the universe itself possess souls. 2.the belief that natural objects have souls that may exist apart from their material bodies. 3.the doctrine that the soul is the principle of life and hea

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Polytheism

the doctrine of or belief in more than one god or in many gods.

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Henotheism

Belief in one god without denying the existence of others.

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Monalatry

the worship of only one god although other gods are recognized as existing.

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Monotheism

the doctrine or belief that there is only one god.

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antropomorphic god

Anthropomorphism is the attribution of human characteristics to, or, some would argue[1][2], recognition of human characteristics in, non-human creatures and beings, phenomena, material states and objects or abstract concepts. Examples include animal

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theriomorphic

(of deities) thought of or represented as having the form of beasts.

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cosmological argument

an argument for the existence of God because nature depends on something for its existence and the cosmos must therefore depend on a being for its existence

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scripture

Also called Holy Scripture, Holy Scriptures. the sacred writings of the Old or New Testaments or both together. 2. any writing or book, esp. when of a sacred or religious nature.

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Theology

the field of study and analysis that treats of god and of God's attributes and relations to the universe; study of divine things or religious truth; divinity

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Rabbi

the chief religious who delivers the sermon at a religious service and performs ritualistic, pastoral, educational, and other functions in and related to his or her capacity as a spiritual leader of Judaism and the Jewish community

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Torah

the Pentateuch, being the first of the three Jewish divisions of the Old Testament.Compare Tanach. 3.the entire body of Jewish religious literature, law

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Syncretism

the attempted reconciliation or union of different or opposing principles, practices, or parties, as in philosophy or religion.

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Rite of Passage

is a ritual event that marks a person's progress from one status to another. It is a universal phenomenon which can show anthropologists what social hierarchies, values and beliefs are important in specific cultures.

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Theodicy

a vindication of the divine attributes, particularly holiness and justice, in establishing or allowing the existence of physical and moral evil.

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Teleology

the study of the evidences of design or purpose in nature; such design or purpose

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Ontological argument

an a priori argument for the existence of god, asserting that as existence is a perfection, and as God is conceived of as the most perfect being, it follows that God must exist; originated by Anselm, later used by Duns Scotus, Descartes, and Leibniz.

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Trickster

a deceiver; cheat; fraud;a person who plays tricks

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Taboo

a prohibition or interdiction of anything; exclusion from use or practice.

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Shamanism

the animistic religion of northern Asia, embracing a belief in powerful spirits that can be influenced only by shamans.

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Necropolis

a cemetery, esp. one of large size and usually of an ancient city.

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Teleology

the study of the evidences of design or purpose in nature; such design or purpose

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Ontological argument

an a priori argument for the existence of god, asserting that as existence is a perfection, and as God is conceived of as the most perfect being, it follows that God must exist; originated by Anselm, later used by Duns Scotus, Descartes, and Leibniz.

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Trickster

a deceiver; cheat; fraud;a person who plays tricks

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Taboo

a prohibition or interdiction of anything; exclusion from use or practice.

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Shamanism

the animistic religion of northern Asia, embracing a belief in powerful spirits that can be influenced only by shamans.

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Necropolis

a cemetery, esp. one of large size and usually of an ancient city.

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Osiris story

a god originally connected with fertility, husband of Isis and father of Horus. He is known chiefly through the story of his death at the hands of his brother Seth and his subsequent restoration to a new life as ruler of the afterlife.

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Tanakh

The sacred book of Judaism, consisting of the Torah, the Prophets, and the Writings; the Hebrew Scriptures

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Israel

the people traditionally descended from Jacob; the Hebrew or Jewish people. 3.a name given to Jacob after he had wrestled with the angel.

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David

the second king of Israel, reigned c1010–c970, successor to Saul: slayer of the Philistine giant Goliath, "BELOVED FRIEND"

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utnapishtim

the favorite of the gods, who survived the great flood and became immortal.

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Epic of Gilgamesh

an epic poem from Mesopotamia (ancient Iraq) and is among the earliest known works of literary writing; A legendary king of Sumeria and the hero of famous Sumerian and Babylonian epics

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Sham hat

is the name of a female character who appears in Tablets I/and II of the Epic of Gilgamesh