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Paganism/Neopaganism
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Paganism

‘Paganism’ is a term historically applied to any and all religions outside the Abrahamic traditions of Judaism, Christianity and Islam, and in particular to the polytheistic religions indigenous to Europe (→ Heathen). In the twentieth century, various species of revived, reconstructed, and invented paganism have gained adherents throughout Europe …

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Rogers, Matthew D., “Paganism/Neopaganism”, in: The Brill Dictionary of Religion, Edited by Kocku von Stuckrad. Consulted online on 15 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5287_bdr_COM_00332>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004124332, 20051223



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