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Webster's Dictionary 1828:
1. religion in its most comprehensive sense, includes a belief in the being and perfections of God, in the revelation of his will to man, in man's obligation to obey his commands, in a state of reward and punishment, and in man's accountableness to God; and also true godliness or piety of life, with the practice of all moral duties. It therefore comprehends theology, as a system of doctrines or principles, as well as practical piety; for the practice of moral duties without a belief in a divine lawgiver, and without reference to his will or commands, is not religion
"Every civil government is based upon some religion or philosophy of life. Education in a nation will propagate the religion of that nation. In America, the foundational religion was Christianity. And it was sown in the hearts of Americans through the home and private and public schools for centuries. Our liberty, growth, and prosperity was the result of a Biblical philosophy of life. Our continued freedom and success is dependent on our educating the youth of America in the principles of Christianity." Noah Webster ~ the guy who literally wrote the dictionary

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VERB; pure religion, and undefiled before god is this; to visit the fatherless and the widow in their affliction and to keep oneself unspotted from the world; humble charity. This is the definition of religion found in the Bible
She practices religion by feeding the fatherless children in China every week.
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verb: an act or act(s) of humble charity, giving to someone in need, selfless acts of kindness.~adapted from the KJV of the Bible.
"pure religion, and undefiled before God, is this; to visit the fatherless and the widows in their affliction."
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An organized group of people with a common belief. Most religions strongly stress ethics and morals along with setting guidelines for people to follow in their day-to-day life.
Religion:
- Christianity
- Judaism
- Islam
- Jainism
- Hinduism
- Buddhism
- Sikhism
- Rastafari
- Wicca
- Taoism (Daoism)
- Shinto
- Confucianism
- Zoroastrianism
- Mandaeism
- Satanism
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A set of core beliefs that someone believes;
commitment or devotion to religious faith or observance.
There are many religions in the world and many have a common background. The most prevalent religions of the world are; Christianity, Islam, Judaism, Buddhism and Hinduism.
Definitions should be unbiased; bashing any religion in the example doesn't really help anyone.

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A denomination, lifestyle, following. A personal choice to follow the higher power one believes in.
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Is a form of a group of persons that shares the same beliefs
Christianity is a religion,all christian believes that Jesus died for us.
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