Although Romans had a strong culture and they had their own customs, they borrowed some of the traditions and myths of the Greeks. However, they tried to annihilate everyone who seemed to be part of mysterious cults and who believed in magic or in the afterlife. So, the ancient Roman religion was very conservative.
The most popular religion is Christianity, followed by Islam which has almost one billion adherents. Hinduism is probably the third most popular religion practiced by almost 900 million people, while Confucianism (which is sometimes referred to as the Chinese traditional religion) and Buddhism are both practiced by almost 400 million people, each.
Historians are not certain regarding the exact number of the Wars of Religion, and their specific dates are still a subject of debate. Some historians affirm that, in 1958, Edict of Nantes concluded the wars. Due to a rebirth of rebellious movement following this event, some historians believe that the actual conclusion came in 1629 with the Peace of Alais.
The Incas believed in life after death, so many of their rituals involved the communication with spirits from the other world. Those who were considered soothsayers would turn to hallucinogenic snuff in order to enter a trance state that would allow them to connect with other worlds. The Inca religion was polytheistic, which means that people believed in faith.
Probably the greatest of all quotes on religion is said by Dalai Lama and is perfect for those non-believers, for those who affirm that they do not believe in anything. You do not really need to believe in something, you do not need to adhere to any religion; all you need to do is to be kind.
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