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Religions, how many religions are there in the United States?

Religions are organized systems of belief in one or more gods and in certain ways of life. Many religions try to explain the creation of the world and of mankind and contain the belief in another existence after death.

Primitive man worshiped simple things such as stones, the Sun, or a river. Some tribal groups in places such as Africa still worship sacred carved poles (totems). Primitive man endowed objects with superhuman powers by worshipping fetishes. A fetish is an object or animal containing a magic spirit which can ward off evil and danger. Gradually the belief in these magical powers led to the creation of gods. The cult of the dead was also widespread, as we can see from the preserved remains of ancient Egyptian tombs. Most early religions had special festivals and sacrificial rites, and the first laws of society probably sprang from taboos (prohibitions).

Buddhist monks - How many religions are there in the United States?

Hindu pilgrims - How many religions are there in the United States?

How many religions are there in the United States?

Buddhist monks in robes died orange with saffron (a vegetable dye) stand before a reclining statue of Buddha in a temple in Thailand

How many religions are there in the United States?

The Ganges River, in India, is regarded as sacred by the Hindus. Here Hindu pilgrims bathe in the river's water from the ghats (steps) which line the waterfront

We give the term Animism to the belief of some primitive peoples that inanimate objects possess spirits of their own. Later, Pantheism spread, especially among Hindu peoples. This is the belief that God exists everywhere and all things are divine.

For a question how many religions are there in the United States, it is possible to answer that in the USA there are all basic world religions. Important world religions of today can be divided into three main types: Monotheism, or belief in one supreme god, as illustrated by Christianity, Judaism and Islam; polytheism, or the worship of several gods, as found in Hinduism; and dualism, the belief in equal forces of good and evil, as in the religion of Zoroastrianism, which was founded by a Persian prophet, Zoroaster.

Christianity has almost 1,000 million adherents. It is the religion professed by the followers of Jesus Christ, whose teachings are found in the New Testament. Judaism, one of the oldest monotheistic religions, has 15 million adherents scattered around the world. There are about 479 million Muslims, 365 million followers of Confucius, 417 million Hindus, and at least 170 million Buddhists. Other important world faiths include Jainism, Taoism, Sikhism and Zoroastrianism. There are many minority religions and also people who do not subscribe to any religion who are called atheists (people who reject religion and belief in god) and agonistics (people who neither believe nor disbelieve)

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