Understanding Religion

An OCRS Project

A quick and easy resource for learning about religious traditions and worldviews

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    Welcome to Understanding Religion!

    This site is designed to make learning about religion and worldviews easy.

    You'll find articles written on a wide variety of topics using clear language and academic sources.

    The content is free to use and free to share.

    If you want to contribute an article, correct an error, or buy us a coffee - you can reach us at hello@ocrs.online

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    The World Religions Paradigm

    When the category of religion is used to describe 'world religions', it is often in a way that turns multiple diverse traditions, philosophies, and practices, into one single entity for the sake of simplicity.

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    2022 European Association for the Study of Religions conference

    On the theme of Religions and States of Freedom, this conference offers a multi-disciplinary forum …

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    Religion & Forced Migration Initiative (RFMI)

    The Religion & Forced Migration Initiative (RFMI) explores, amplifies, and hopes to improve our …

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