The Religious Archive
The Religious Archive
The Religious Archive is one of the largest and most accessed parts of
the Lysator site.
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Currently the Religious Archive contains information about the
following religious paths:
- This is the archive of the Morning Star magazine about
Christianity. It is maintained by Per Cederqvist,
- Discordianism is a fairly new religion (late fifties). It is
mainly concerned with the balance between order and chaos. Its main
deity is Eris, the Greek Godess of Discord. There are also numerous
saints. For a quick introduction read
The Turkey Curse .
- Islam is about 500 years younger than Christianity. It is a
monotheistic religion with adherents mainly in the Middle East.
For a quick introduction read
The Fundamentals of the Islamic Religion
by Sheikh Al-Islam Mohammad Bin Sulaiman At-Tamimi.
- Neopaganism is a group of religions which evolved out of the
works of Gerald Gardner, Doreen Valiente and Alex Sanders in Britain
in the twentieth century. Asatru and Neoshamanism are often counted as
Neopagan. Wicca is the largest Neopagan denomination. For an excellent
short introduction you can read
The Alt.Pagan FAQ .
Since I am a Neopagan myself, this is the by far the largest of the
directories in the Religious Archives.
The Neopagan pages have been listed as Pagan Best of the Net!
- Worship of adversary deities such as Satan, Prometheus and Set as
it is done today. For a quick introduction, read the
- These are the archives of the Tariqas mailing list,
which concerns itself with non-denominational sufism. For more
information mail Steve Rose,
- Buddhism is about 500 years older than Christianity. Zen Buddhism
is the Japanese form of it. It stresses meditation (zazen) more than
other forms of Buddhism. This directory is maintained by Mikael
Cardell. You can reach him at:
He has a page about his
Zen activities too.
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