Religious Glossary - common terms used related to Religion
Religion - Religion—sometimes used interchangeably
with faith or belief system—is commonly defined as belief
concerning the supernatural, sacred, or divine, and the moral
codes, practices and institutions associated with such belief.
In its broadest sense some have defined it as the sum total
of answers given to explain humankind's relationship with
the universe. In the course of the development of religion,
it has taken a huge number of forms in various cultures and
A framework of beliefs relating to supernatural or superhuman
beings or forces that transcend the everyday material world.
System of beliefs and practices concerned with sacred things
and or symbols uniting individuals into a single moral community.