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Unformatted text preview: a. Dictionary Definition i. Belief in super human power or powers to be obeyed and worshipped as the creator(s) and rules of the universe ii. Expression of this belief in conduct and ritual iii. Many different definitions of religion 4. Dimensions of Religion a. Professor Ninian Smart i. 7 Dimensions 1. Pratical and ritual 2. Experiential and emotional 3. Narrative or mythic 4. Doctrinal and philosophical 5. Ethical and legal 6. Social and institutional 7. Material 5....
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- World Religions, World population, current world population, Overview world population, Religion plays role, world religion a.