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26 Topic Pages Found in Religion & Theology and starting with the letter G
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Gaia (Greek deity)

The Greek earth goddess Gaia (also called Ge) was a primal and elemental figure, the source of almost all life, mortal and immortal. She belonged to

Ganesh

Hindu god of prophecy, son of Shiva and Parvati ; he is represented as elephant-headed and is worshipped as a remover of obstacles. Hindus seek his

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Ganymede

The brightest and largest of the four Galilean satellites of Jupiter. With a diameter of 5262 km it is the largest satellite in the Solar System. It

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Ganymede (Greek mythology)

In Greek myth, Ganymede was the son of Tros, king of Troy. His extraordinary beauty came to the attention of Zeus, king of the gods. He carried the

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Gautama Buddha

This essay considers the life of Siddhārtha Gautama as a religious modality that finds expression in various contexts, including Buddhist culture,

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Geb (Egyptian deity)

Geb was the most important of the Egyptian earth gods. Worshiped mainly in Heliopolis, he was the son of Shu and Tefnut. He married his sister Nut,

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Genesis (Book of the Old Testament)

Genesis is the first book of the Hebrew Bible and Christian Old Testament. The basic premise of this book is to recount the stories of the Hebrew

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Geoffrey, of Monmouth (1100-1154)

Of all writers connected with Wales in the Middle Ages, Geoffrey had the greatest appeal and influence. He was probably of Breton descent, and his

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ghost dance

American Indian religious revivalist movement that spread through the Plains Indians and other ethnic groups in the 1890s. In January 1889, a Paiute

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Ghosts

The term ‘ghost’ has been used popularly for centuries, but defies precise definition. Broadly speaking, it encompasses alleged manifestations