Nearly every religion believes in people being cursed. In the Hebrew and Christian religions, women bear the monthly curse of Eve, from when God cursed her after disobeying His orders. God curses Adam and Eve to a life o... More » World View Religion

Throughout the world, there are many religions that do not believe in medicine, including parts of the Old Order Amish faith, parts of the Old Order Mennonites faith and the Christian Scientists. The Christian Scientists... More »

Religions that adopt reincarnation as part of their mainstream teachings include Buddhism, Hinduism and Jainism. However, there are sects of other religions that incorporate reincarnation on a smaller level, such as Kabb... More »

Santeria is a religion with origins in southern Nigeria, Senegal and the Guinea coast that synthesises the religions of the Yoruba and Bantu peoples with that of Roman Catholicism. While occasionally misheard as Santa Ma... More »

The online Ancient History Encyclopedia includes an article about religion in the ancient world, which begins by discussing Hinduism and the ancient Egyptian religions. Other European religions, including Christianity, a... More » World View Religion

In the Christian and Jewish religions, people often picture God as looking like a person similar to themselves, since the religions share a belief that God created humans in God's image. In other faith traditions, people... More » World View Religion

A universalizing religion is one that states it applies to all of the people in the world and therefore is always looking to convert people to gain new followers. The three main universalizing religions are Islam, Christ... More »