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25 Topic Pages Found in Religion & Theology and starting with the letter D
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Daedalus (Greek mythology)

A brilliant inventor and master-craftsman. He was an Athenian, either the grandson or great-grandson of King ERECHTHEUS , and his father was

Open Dalai Lama
Dalai Lama

An honorific title given to members of a prominent Tibetan incarnation ( sprul sku ) lineage belonging to the Dge lugs sect of Tibetan Buddhism. The

Open Daly, Mary, 1928-2010
Daly, Mary, 1928-2010

Born into an Irish-Catholic family in Schenectady, New York, Daly received her elementary, secondary, and undergraduate education at Catholic schools.

Open David

d. c.970 B.C., king of ancient Israel (c.1010–970 B.C.), successor of Saul . The Book of First Samuel introduces him as the youngest of eight sons who

Day, Dorothy (1897 - 1980)

Dorothy Day is best known as the cofounder of the Catholic Worker movement. In 1932, Day and Peter Maurin established a radical, pacifist organization

Open Dead Sea Scrolls
Dead Sea Scrolls

ancient leather and papyrus scrolls first discovered in 1947 in caves on the NW shore of the Dead Sea. Most of the documents were written or copied


Deism is a rationalistic, critical approach to theism with an emphasis on natural theology. The Deists attempted to reduce religion to what they

Open Demeter

In Greek mythology, the goddess of agriculture, especially corn (Roman Ceres ); daughter of the Titans Kronos and Rhea; and mother of Persephone by

Open Democritus (c. 460 - c. 370 B.C.)
Democritus (c. 460 - c. 370 B.C.)

Democritus of Abdera (ca. 460–360 bce ) was a Greek philosopher and student of Leukippos. He developed ancient Atomism into an influential

Open Deucalion (Greek mythology)
Deucalion (Greek mythology)

In Greek mythology, Deucalion and his wife, Pyrrha, were the ancestors of the entire human race. Like many similar figures in the myths of other