Jediism is a religion based on the philosophical and spiritual ideas of the Jedi as depicted in Star Wars media. [ 1 ] It was the most selected "alternative faith" in a 2012 census of England and Wales . [ edit ] History
Unitarian Universalism is a theologically liberal religion characterized by a "free and responsible search for truth and meaning ". [ 1 ] Unitarian Universalists do not share a creed ; rather, they are unified by their shared search for spiritual growth and by the understanding that an individual's theology is a result of that search and not a result of obedience to an authoritarian requirement.
The philosophy or life stance secular humanism (alternatively known by some adherents as Humanism , specifically with a capital H to distinguish it from other forms of humanism ) embraces human reason , ethics , social justice and philosophical naturalism , whilst specifically rejecting religious dogma , supernaturalism , pseudoscience or superstition as the basis of morality and decision making. [ 1 ] [ 2 ] [ 3 ]
The Universal Life Church ( ULC ) is a religious organization that offers anyone semi-immediate ordination as a ULC minister free of charge.
Subud (pronounced [ˈsubʊd] ) is an international spiritual movement that began in Indonesia in the 1920s as a movement founded by Muhammad Subuh Sumohadiwidjojo .
Religious symbols in clock-wise order: Judaism , Christianity , Islam , Baha'i , Hinduism , Taoism , Buddhism , Sikhism , Rodnoveri , Celtic pagan , Heathenism , Semitic pagan , Wicca , Kemetism , Hellenic pagan , Roman pagan .
Scientology is a body of beliefs and related practices created by L. Ron Hubbard (1911–1986), starting in 1952, as a successor to his earlier self-help system, Dianetics . [ 5 ] Hubbard characterized Scientology as a religion , and in 1953 incorporated the Church of Scientology in Camden, New Jersey . [ 6 ] [ 7 ]
Pantheism is the belief that everything composes an all-encompassing, immanent God, [ 1 ] or that the universe (or nature ) is identical with divinity . [ 2 ] Pantheists thus do not believe in a personal or anthropomorphic god.
Naturalistic pantheism is a form of Pantheism that identifies God or divinity with all concrete things, [ 1 ] all finite beings, [ 2 ] the substance of the Universe, [ 3 ] or Nature.
Meher Baba (25 February 1894 – 31 January 1969), born Merwan Sheriar Irani , was an Indian mystic and spiritual master who declared publicly in 1954 that he was the Avatar of the age. Merwan Sheriar Irani was born in 1894 and led a normal childhood, showing no particularly strong inclination toward spiritual matters. At the age of 19, a brief contact with the Muslim holy woman Hazrat Babajan began his seven-year process of spiritual transformation. [ 1 ] [ 2 ] Over the next months, he contacted four additional spiritual figures whom, along with Babajan, he called " the five Perfect Masters ."
The Juche Idea , sometimes spelled Chuch'e ( Chosŏn'gŭl : 주체 ; Hancha : 主體 ; Korean pronunciation: [tɕutɕʰe] ), is a political thesis of Kim Il-sung which says that the Korean masses are the masters of the country's development.
Humanism is a group of philosophies and ethical perspectives which emphasize the value and agency of human beings , individually and collectively, and generally prefers individual thought and evidence ( rationalism , empiricism ), over established doctrine or faith ( fideism ). The term humanism can be ambiguously diverse, and there has been a persistent confusion between several related uses of the term because different intellectual movements have identified with it over time. [ 1 ] In philosophy and social science , humanism refers to a perspective that affirms some notion of a " human nature " (contrasted with anti-humanism ). In modern times, many humanist movements have become strongly aligned with secularism , with the term Humanism often used as a byword for non-theistic beliefs about ideas such as meaning and purpose.
The Ethical movement , also referred to as the Ethical Culture movement or simply Ethical Culture, is an ethical , educational , and religious movement that is usually traced back to Felix Adler . [ 1 ] Individual chapter organizations are generically referred to as "Ethical Societies", though their names may include "Ethical Society," "Ethical Culture Society," "Society for Ethical Culture," "Ethical Humanist Society," or other variations on the theme of "Ethical."
Eckankar. Eckankar is a monotheistic religion [ citation needed ] founded in the United States by Paul Twitchell in 1965. The personal experience of the "Light and Sound of God" is one of the aims of the many spiritual exercises that are delineated in the numerous books available to the general public as well as in the discourses accessible to members only.