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Animism and Related Beliefs

Animism and Related Beliefs

Author: Carissa Wyant

This lesson discusses animism and other so-called "primitive" belief systems, such as paganism, voodoo, and spirit worship.

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Terms to Know
  • Anima

    In Animism, that which enlivens and gives character to plants, animals and (sometimes) physical objects.

  • Life Force

    That which imparts life, spirit, and/or soul.

  • Spiritual Essence

    That which expresses the true nature of a person, place, or thing.