Eight aspects of religion
By Ethan Daniel
Symbols are a things that represent or stand for something else.
It means love and peace.
It symbolized the sky goddess Hathor to Egyptians, enlightenment to Buddhists, one of the highest and holiest stages of transmigration (reincarnation) to Hindus.
Found in Turkey and believed to represent the sun and the four directions. (See "Swastika" 1 and 2). Compare the curving lines with the primary lines of Swastika 3, the iron cross. Notice also that without the horizontal line, the symbol resembles the outline of the "Yin-Yang."
Beliefs are things people believe in but are not necessary true.
This is a priest performing a conformation
This is a man studying the jewish texts.
A ritual is something you do frequently and is done the same way each time.
The Eucharist is a ritual of the christians done the same way every time.
At the start of the holiday traditional food is eaten.
Myths are a tradition or story involving supernatural beings or events.
The recreation of Christ
The Garden of Eden
The Garden of Eden was the paradise that was home to Adam and Eve.
Sacred texts are writing that is venerated for the worship of a diety.
The people in society considered as a system organised by characteristics