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21 Topic Pages Found in Religion & Theology and starting with the letter I
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Icarus (Greek mythology)

Son of the supreme inventor and craftsman DAEDALUS , borne to him by a slave-girl while he was living at the court of MINOS , king of Crete. When

icon

[Gr. eikon=image], single image created as a focal point of religious veneration, especially a painted or carved portable object of the Orthodox

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iconoclasm

( ìkŏn'ōklăzəm ) [Gr.,=image breaking], opposition to the religious use of images. Veneration of pictures and statues symbolizing sacred figures,

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Iconography

( ì´´kŏnŏg'rəfē ) [Gr.,=image-drawing] or iconology [Gr.,=image-study], in art history, the study and interpretation of figural representations,

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Id al-Adha

This most important feast of the Muslim calendar is the concluding rite of those performing the Hajj or PILGRIMAGE TO MECCA . It is also known as Id

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Ignatius of Loyola, Saint (1491 - 1556)

( ĭgnā'shəs, loiyō'lə ), 1491–1556, Spanish churchman, founder of the Jesuits (see Jesus, Society of ), b. Loyola Castle near Azpeitia, Guipúzcoa,

Immortality

In religious belief, a state of perpetual or eternal life attributed to divine beings, mythical or angelic. A belief in immortality is common to many

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Imp

A small demonic spirit, thought to be mischievous rather than genuinely evil. An imp is a small demonic spirit. The name comes from the Anglo-Saxon

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Inanna (Sumerian deity)

Inanna was the most powerful goddess of Sumeria, the ancient civilization that emerged during the fourth millennium BCE in the area of Mesopotamia

Inge, William Ralph (1860 - 1954)

William Ralph Inge was born in Crayke, North Yorkshire on 6 June 1860 and died in Brightwell in Berkshire on 26 February 1954. After education at Eton