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World History I - World Religions: Other Religions

Other Religions

There are thousands of religions in the world. Below are just a few...

Baha'i -One of the youngest of the world's major religions.

Candomble - A religion based on African beliefs, originating in Brazil.

Jainism - An ancient philosophy and ethical teaching that originated in India.

Jehovah's Witness - A Christian-based evangelistic religious movement.

Mormonism - The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Rastafari - A young religion founded in Jamaica in the 1930s.

Santeria - Afro-Caribbean syncretic religion originating in Cuba.

Shinto - Japanese folk tradition and ritual with no founder or single sacred scripture.

Sikhism - The religion founded by Guru Nanak in India in the 15th Century CE.

Taoism - An ancient tradition of philosophy and belief rooted in Chinese worldview.

Unitarianism - An open-minded and individualistic approach to religion.

Wicca - Wiccan spirituality is focused on the earth and its seasons and the forces and rhythms of nature and human beings.

Zorastrianism - One of the oldest monotheistic faiths, founded by the Prophet Zoroaster.


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