- Saṅkhāra, the Buddhist concept of "formations"
- Formation, the personal preparation that the Catholic Church offers to people with a defined mission, such as Jesuit formation, a program of spiritual and academic training
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Other articles related to "religion, religions":
... distinct group, and it was their attitude to religion that distinguished the left and right from then onwards (August Cieszkowski is a possible exception to this rule) ... III, under the influence of his relatively enlightened minister of religion, health and education Altenstein, allowed pretty much anything to be said about religion so long ... Hegelians at first found it easier to direct their critical energies towards religion than politics ...
... Religion in Saarland - 2007 religion percent Roman Catholics 64.1% Protestants 19.5% Other or none 22.0% The Saarlanders are the most religious population ...
... Main article Criticism of religion Religious criticism has a long history, going back at least as far as the 5th century BCE ... the Middle Ages, potential critics of religion were persecuted and largely forced to remain silent ... with the Enlightenment, thinkers like David Hume and Voltaire criticized religion ...
... Main article Religion in the Middle East The Middle East is very diverse when it comes to religions, many of which originated there ... There are also important minority religions like Bahá'í, Yazdânism, Zoroastrianism, Mandeanism, Druze, Yarsan, Yazidism and Shabakism, and in ancient times the region ...
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“The religion of the Bible is the best in the world. I see the infinite value of religion. Let it be always encouraged. A world of superstition and folly have grown up around its forms and ceremonies. But the truth in it is one of the deep sentiments in human nature.”
—Rutherford Birchard Hayes (18221893)
“By 1879, seven churches of various denominations were holding services, which led the local Chronicle to comment, All have but one religion and one God in common; it is the Crucified Carbonate.”
—Administration in the State of Colo, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)
“Existentialism is about being a saint without God; being your own hero, without all the sanction and support of religion or society.”
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