Religious beliefs have had a decisive influence in the development of different societies. Primitive communities, with their multitude of gods, many of them related to natural phenomena, used religion to establish moral principles, a cosmovision of the universe and the origin of life. Religions were transformed as societies were developing. From the ancient polytheistic religious systems, we arrive at the different beliefs that place their faith in the existence of a unique god.

From the Religion section of this encyclopedia, readers will have access to know each of the religious beliefs that have influenced humanity. Those that have already disappeared, those that are being preserved and, above all, the criticism process and social construction that have been the object of the different beliefs. This section has been developed as a material for study and understanding, without being interfered with by any kind of belief, in order to provide access to information for everyone.


Articles from the encyclopedia of Religion

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