A class or division in a scheme of classification
The systematic grouping of organisms according to the structural or evolutionary relationships among them. Organisms are normally classified by observed similarities in their body and cell structure or by evolutionary relationships based on the analysis of sequences of their DNA.
In the Periodic Table, a vertical column that contains elements having the same number of electrons in the outermost shell of their atoms. Elements in the same group have similar chemical properties.
The name of a book, chapter, poem, essay, picture, statue, piece of music, play, film, etc.
A particular instance of identifying something.
A narrow strip of ribbon attached to a document to hold the seal
Nomination or appointment.
The mental act, condition, or habit of placing trust or confidence in another:
A specific statement of this kind, accepted by a church
A religious body, especially one that has separated from a larger denomination.
A body of religious beliefs; a religion:
The act of calling by a name
The followers of such a religion or sect.
The belief in and reverence for a supernatural power or powers, regarded as creating and governing the universe:
The defensive position played by the second baseman
Considerable extent, amount, or dimensions:
The consecrated elements of the Eucharist.
A statement of religious beliefs, esp. as held by a Christian church, usually longer than a creed
A common noun
Any family name; surname; last name
A disparaging or abusive word or phrase.
A descriptive name added to or replacing the actual name of a person, place, or thing.
A customary manner of presenting printed material, including usage, punctuation, spelling, typography, and arrangement:
A means of understanding or control:
(Informal) A person's name or nickname
The doctrines of Arius, denying that Jesus was of the same substance as God and holding instead that he was only the highest of created beings, viewed as heretical by most Christian churches.
The school of thought and philosophy centered on Confucian principles, originating in China, including later teachings of scholars such as Zhu Xi (Chu Hsi).
A form of church organization in which each local congregation is self-governing
The doctrines of various religious sects flourishing especially in the 2nd and 3rd centuries ad in the Near East, teaching that the material world is the imperfect creation of a subordinate power or powers rather than of the perfect and unknowable Divine Being, and that the soul can transcend material existence by means of esoteric knowledge. The Mandaean religion preserves one system of Gnostic belief.
A form of Buddhism practiced in Tibet and Mongolia, characterized by elaborate ritual and a strong hierarchal organization
Emphasis on systematic procedure.
A religion based on the worship of Mithras that was especially popular among the Roman military and a strong rival to Christianity during the late Roman Empire.
The religion of Muslims; Islam.
A principal religion of Japan, with emphasis upon the worship of nature and of ancestors and ancient heroes and upon the divinity of the emperor: prior to 1945, the state religion
A monotheistic religion founded in northern India in the 1500s by the guru Nanak. Sikhism rejects caste distinctions, idolatry, and asceticism and is characterized by belief in a cycle of reincarnation from which humans can free themselves by living righteous lives as active members of society.
The teachings of Faustus Socinus (1539-1604), It. rationalistic religious reformer, denying the Trinity, the divinity of Christ, etc., and holding that salvation is attained solely by practicing the virtues exemplified by Christ
A principal philosophy and system of religion of China that is based on writings attributed to Lao-tzu, Chuang-Tzu, and others, and advocates conforming one's behavior and thought to the Tao.
A system of Hindu monistic philosophy based on the Vedas
A school of Mahayana Buddhism that asserts that enlightenment can be attained through meditation, self-contemplation, and intuition rather than through faith and devotion and that is practiced mainly in China, Japan, Korea, and Vietnam.
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