Religions Of The World

The religion is faith; the devotion for all that is considered sacred. It is a cult of the human being towards entities to which supernatural powers are attributed. As such, religion is the belief through which people seek a connection with the divine and the supernatural, as well as a certain degree of spiritual satisfaction through faith to overcome suffering and achieve happiness.


Religious, moral and metaphysical system based on the pantheistic conception of the deity, and whose source is the sacred books of the Indians, written in the period from 1500 to 400 BC: the four Vedas, the Ramayana and Mahabharata poems , as well as the treaties philosophical of the different schools that constitute a body of doctrine that has lasted throughout history to still have more than 280 million faithful.


The church, One, Holy, Catholic, Apostolic, and Roman have 500 million faithful, spread over the five continents and under the authority of the Pope in Rome. According to these believers, God is a necessary, eternal, infinitely omnipotent, wise, kind, just and merciful being. This unique and superior Being created man in His image and likeness, with intelligence and will capable of love; with eternal soul and participant of his good.


In the year 422, that is to say, about a thousand years after the death of Confucius, a Chinese emperor built a temple next to the tomb of the philosopher, and in this way a cult began to develop which was consolidated with new official tributes and It reached the popular masses to determine the birth of a religious sect independently of the Confucian doctrines.


Christianity is the name by which the holy religion founded by Jesus is known, which had as its cradle the city of Jerusalem, in Judea, in the time of Emperor.


Protestantism, which today brings together some 200 million believers, began as a movement of Christian groups that advocated the supreme authority of the Bible freely interpreted by individuals at a time when the Church of Rome demanded to abide by the interpretation of its hierarchy (1524 ).


Separated into Lutherans, Pietists, and Free Churches. The schism that gave rise to Pietism occurred in Holland because of Luther’s insistence on belittling all forms of piety and rejecting good works as a way of salvation. The Pietists reacted against this extreme rigidity, giving importance to religious practices and manifestations of personal piety. The third division, called the Free Churches, was born in 1845. They do not accept the secular administration that unites Evangelicals and Lutherans: they take only an ecclesiastical hierarchy with no other attributions than those of the cult.


Without a creed or founder, without a written moral system or a safe birth date, Hinduism, more than a religion, has been the system of Indian life for several millennia. It hardly differs from Brahmanism, and both beliefs and philosophies have a total of 350 million adherents or practitioners. Externally it is known by the system of castes to which it has given origin, by its sacred cows and by its chaotic polytheism.