List of religions

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This is a list of religions and spiritual traditions. Some entries are written more than once.

Abrahamic religions[change | change source]

A group of monotheistic traditions often grouped together because all refer to a patriarch named Abraham.

Christianity[change | change source]

See also: List of Christian denominations by number of members

Catholicism[change | change source]

Western
Eastern

Protestantism[change | change source]

Restorationism[change | change source]

Gnosticism[change | change source]

Christian Gnosticism
Early Gnosticism
Medieval Gnosticism
Persian Gnosticism
Syrian-Egyptic Gnosticism

Islam[change | change source]

Kalam Schools
Kharijite
Shi'a Islam
Sufism
Sunni Islam
Groups sometimes considered non-Islamic
These religious traditions are not recognized as parts of Islam by mainstream Islamic fiqh, but consider themselves to be Muslim.

Judaism[change | change source]

Rabbinic Judaism
Non-Rabbinic Judaism
Historical groups
Other sects

Others[change | change source]

Indian religions[change | change source]

Religions that began in South Asia and religions and traditions related to, and descended from, them.

Buddhism[change | change source]

Hinduism[change | change source]

Major schools and movements of Hindu philosophy

Others[change | change source]

Iranian religions[change | change source]

East Asian religions[change | change source]

African diasporic religions[change | change source]

These religions are those of African cultures who have settled outside of Africa (diaspora). They are also sometimes called Creole religions. They include a number of related religions that developed in the Americas among African slaves and their descendants in various countries of the Caribbean Islands and Latin America, as well as parts of the southern United States. The traditions come from African traditional religions, especially of West and Central Africa.

Indigenous traditional faiths[change | change source]

See also: Animism, Paganism, and Shamanism

Traditionally, these faiths have all been classified as Pagan religions, but modern scholars prefer the terms "indigenous", "primal", "folk", or "ethnic".

African[change | change source]

West Africa
Central Africa
East Africa
Southern Africa

American[change | change source]

Traditional religions of the Native American peoples.

Eurasian[change | change source]

Asian
European

Oceania[change | change source]

Cargo cults[change | change source]

Historical polytheism[change | change source]

Further information: Prehistoric religion and History of religion

Ancient Near Eastern[change | change source]

Indo-European[change | change source]

Hellenistic[change | change source]

Neopaganism[change | change source]

New Age, Esotericism, Mysticism[change | change source]

Left-Hand Path[change | change source]

Magic[change | change source]

New religious movements and UFO religions[change | change source]

Fictional religions[change | change source]

Related pages[change | change source]

Other websites[change | change source]