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  • Abraham [r]: Biblical patriarch and founder of Abrahamic monotheism. [e]
  • Ancient Celtic music [r]: The music and instruments of the ancient Celts until late Antiquity. [e]
  • Apologetics [r]: Religious discourse aimed at persuading others. [e]
  • Arab-Israeli Conflict [r]: The series of wars and military tension between the State of Israel and Arab states; often includes the Israel-Palestine Conflict, a remnant of the wars between countries [e]
  • Aramaic [r]: A Semetic language spoken in much of the Middle East outside the Arabian Peninsula in ancient times. [e]
  • Authors of the Bible [r]: Individuals who have authored or co-authored literature that has appeared in the various scriptural canons of Judaism and of Christianity. [e]
  • Baha'i Faith [r]: A monotheistic religion founded in the mid-19th century in Persia, which emphasizes the unity of all humans as one race and prior religions as all being legitimate revelations from God. [e]
  • Boston, Lincolnshire [r]: Port in Lincolnshire on the East coast of England. [e]
  • Bread [r]: A kind of food made from heated dough. [e]
  • Buddhism in the United States [r]: [e]
  • Christianity [r]: The largest world religion, which centers around the worship of one God, his son Jesus Christ, and his Holy Spirit. [e]
  • Circumcision [r]: In male humans, removal, by cutting, of the foreskin (prepuce) from the penis; may be for cultural, medical, or religious reasons, or as a rite of passage [e]
  • Colombia [r]: Country in South America. [e]
  • Common Era [r]: The period of measured time beginning with the year 1 on the Gregorian calendar. [e]
  • Easter [r]: The Christian festival celebrating the Resurrection of Jesus Christ. [e]
  • Edah HaChareidis [r]: Prominent communal and most fanatical wing of Haredi Judaism in Jerusalem. (Hebrew lit. Chareidi Community) [e]
  • Egypt [r]: A country in the northeastern corner of Africa, bordering Sudan, Libya, the Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea [e]
  • Euthanasia [r]: The act of assisting in the death of an animal or patient, often to end suffering for an incurable disease; a painless death; sometimes called a mercy killing which may or may not be legal. [e]
  • Evolution [r]: A change over time in the proportions of individual organisms differing genetically. [e]
  • Genesis [r]: First book of the Torah and the Hebrew Bible. [e]
  • God [r]: Supreme, supernatural entity, often credited with omnipotence, omniscience and rulership of the universe. [e]
  • Haredi Judaism [r]: The most religiously orthodox variants of Judaism with Lithuanian, Hasidic and Sephardic Haredi Judaism. [e]
  • Hasidic Judaism [r]: A stream within Orthodox Judaism, originating in the 18th century, that emphasizes spirituality and role of the rebbe (teacher). [e]
  • Hebrew Bible [r]: consists of religious works categorized into the Torah (Law), Nevi'im (Prophets), and Ketuvim (Writings). [e]
  • Hebrew language [r]: A semitic language used by ancient Israelites and Jewish communities, and revived as a modern language by Israeli Jews. [e]
  • Heythrop College [r]: Philosophy and theology college of the University of London founded in 1614 by the Jesuits. [e]
  • Historical Jesus [r]: As distinct from the Jesus of Christian faith, the Jesus described by critically-aware historical studies. [e]
  • Infanticide [r]: Intentionally causing the death of an infant [e]
  • Ireland (state) [r]: Republic (population c. 4.2 million; capital Dublin) comprising about 85% of the Atlantic island of Ireland, west of Great Britain. [e]
  • Islam [r]: Religion founded by Muhammad whose sacred book is the Qur'an (Koran). [e]
  • Jewish views of Jesus [r]: Add brief definition or description
  • Jorge Luis Borges [r]: An Argentinean author best known for his Magical Realism short stories. [e]
  • Karaites [r]: a Jewish movement characterized by the predominant reliance on the Tanakh as scripture and the rejection of the Oral Law of rabbinic Judaism [e]
  • Kochi (India) [r]: Add brief definition or description
  • Law [r]: Body of rules of conduct of binding legal force and effect, prescribed, recognized, and enforced by a controlling authority. [e]
  • Lithuania [r]: Former Soviet republic (population c. 3.6 million; capital Vilnius) bordered by Latvia, Belorussia, Poland and the Russian Federation, and with a short coastline on the Baltic Sea. [e]
  • Massachusetts [r]: A State in the New England region of the north-east USA. [e]
  • Miracle [r]: The beneficent intervention by a supernatural being—usually a god—in the normal workings of the universe. [e]
  • Monotheism [r]: Belief in only one God. [e]
  • Monty Python's Life of Brian [r]: 1979 movie by Monty Python that satirises the life of Christ. [e]
  • Mumbai [r]: The capital of the Indian state of Maharashtra, and is the most populous city in India; formerly known as Bombay. [e]
  • Mysticism [r]: Religious practice attempting to induce experiences of oneness with the divine or transcendent. [e]
  • Natural family planning [r]: Birth-control method dependent on abstinence during the period of ovulation. [e]
  • New York City [r]: The largest city in the United States of America and a world center of finance, commerce, communications, and the arts. [e]
  • Orthodox Judaism [r]: The branch within Judaism that stresses strict interpretation and practice of the Torah as expressed in the Talmud. [e]
  • Pantheism [r]: A religious and philosophical doctrine that everything is of an all-encompassing immanent abstract God; or that the universe, or nature, and God are equivalent. [e]
  • Papacy [r]: Head of the Roman Catholic Church. [e]
  • Pig (domestic) [r]: Genus of domesticated even-toed ungulates within the family Suidae, specifically Sus domestica, produced for their meat. [e]
  • Polytheism [r]: Belief in many gods. [e]
  • Portugal [r]: South-west European republic (population c. 10.7 million; capital Lisbon) on the western side of the Iberian Peninsula, with a long Atlantic coastline to its west and bordering Spain to the north and east. [e]
  • Qur'an [r]: The sacred book of Islam, consisting of revelations to Muhammad. [e]
  • Religion in the United States [r]: Article describing variety and evolution of American religion. [e]
  • Religion [r]: Belief in, and systems of, worshipful dedication to a superhuman power or belief in the ultimate nature of existence. [e]
  • Requiem [r]: The first word of the Mass for the soul of a deceased person in the Latin liturgy: "Requiem æternam .." Such a Mass or related music. [e]
  • Roman Empire [r]: The period from the ascension of Augustus Caesar to the fall of the Empire. [e]
  • Rosh Hashanah [r]: The Jewish High Holiday commonly known as the Jewish New Year. [e]
  • Sephardi Jews [r]: Add brief definition or description
  • Social Credit [r]: A populist political movement strongest in Alberta and British Columbia, 1930s-1970s, and was based on the economic theories of British engineer Major C. H. Douglas. [e]
  • Superhero [r]: Fictional figure, especially in a comic strip or cartoon, endowed with superhuman powers and usually portrayed as fighting evil or crime. [e]
  • Theories of religion [r]: Set of theories which examine the origins of religion, classified into substantive (focusing on what it is) theories and functional or reductionist (focusing on what religions does) theories. [e]
  • Torah [r]: Add brief definition or description
  • United Kingdom [r]: Constitutional monarchy which includes England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. [e]
  • Vegetarianism [r]: A group of similar voluntary diets, loosely characterized by a reduction or elimination of animal products. [e]
  • Yeshiva [r]: Add brief definition or description
  • Yiddish language [r]: West Germanic language commonly spoken by people of Jewish heritage originating from Central and Eastern Europe and now settled in several parts of the World. [e]