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Comparative Religion

Comparative Religion

Author: Lee Gilmore

This lesson discusses comparative religion, which concerns itself with the study of the similarities and differences in the religions of the world.

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Terms to Know
  • Abrahamic Religion

    Any of the religions that claim Abraham as an ancestor, namely Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.

  • Comparative Religion

    A discipline that takes as its subject the scholarly examination and comparison of the beliefs, rituals, customs, and traditions of all active religions.

  • Indian Religion

    Any religion originating on the Indian subcontinent.

  • Taoic Religion

    Any religion originating in east Asia.