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Founding Figures /religion/religion/founding_figures /religion/founding_figure master
Branched From /religion/religion/branched_from /religion/religion

Used when a group takes some of elements of a particular religion and forms a new one. This property should used when the branch represents a significant idealogical split, and the adherents of the new religion no longer identify themselves as members of the older religions. (For denominations within a particular religion use the "Is Part Of/Includes" properties described below.) Example: Christianity branched from Judaism.

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Branched Into /religion/religion/branched_into /religion/religion

Used when a group takes some of elements of a particular religion and forms a new one. This property should used when the branch represents a significant idealogical split, and the adherents of the new religion no longer identify themselves as members of the older religions. (For denominations within a particular religion use the "Is Part Of/Includes" properties below.) Example: Judaism branched into Christianity.

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Is Part Of /religion/religion/is_part_of /religion/religion

Used for denominations or schools within a particular religion, when the adherents still consider themselves members of the parent religion. (In cases where a deeper idealogical split occurred, use the "Branched From/Branched Into" properties above.) Example: Shaktism is part of Hinduism.

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Includes /religion/religion/includes /religion/religion

Used for denominations or schools within a particular religion, when the adherents still consider themselves members of the parent religion. (In cases where a deeper idealogical split occurred, use the "Branched From/Branched Into" properties above.) Example: Hinduism includes.

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Adherents /religion/religion/collective_term_for_adherents /religion/adherents

Examples: The Adherents of Hinduism are called Hindu; the Adherents of the Baptism Church are called Baptists.

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Number Of Adherents /religion/religion/number_of_adherents /measurement_unit/dated_integer mediator
Texts /religion/religion/texts /religion/religious_text

The core texts or collections of texts associated with particular religion. Examples: the Bible, the Qur'an, the Analects of Confucius.

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Beliefs /religion/religion/beliefs /religion/belief

The ideas or creeds shared by adherents of a religion. Examples: monotheism, atheism, reincarnation.

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Practices /religion/religion/practices /religion/religious_practice

The rituals or actions regularly performed by adherents of a religion. Examples: prayer, meditation, ritual purification

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Deity Or Deities /religion/religion/deities /religion/deity

The sacred beings (such as gods or goddesses) revered by adherents of a religion. Examples: Shiva, Allah, The Three Pure Ones.

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Sacred Sites /religion/religion/sacred_sites /location/location

A place held to be holy by adherents of a religion. Examples: Jerusalem, Calvary, Itsukushima Shrine.

Places of worship (current) /religion/religion/places_of_worship /religion/place_of_worship reverse
Places of worship (historical) /religion/religion/places_of_worship_historical /religion/place_of_worship_historical_use mediator reverse
Types of places of worship /religion/religion/types_of_places_of_worship /religion/type_of_place_of_worship master
Holidays /religion/religion/holidays /time/holiday

Calendar days of particular significance to adherents of a religion. Examples: Christmas, Yom Kippur, Eid ul-Fitr.

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Notable Figures /religion/religion/notable_figures /people/person

Individuals who were notable for the role they played in the development or practice of a particular religion (media celebrities who also happen to be adherents of the religion should not be included here). Examples: Mother Teresa, the Dalai Lama.

Organizations /religion/religion/organizations /religion/religious_organization

Administrative bodies, charities, houses of worship, congregations, etc. associated with a particular religion. See the Religious Organization type description for more detail. Examples: the Archdiocese of San Francisco, Bialystoker Synagogue, Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition.

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Incoming Properties

Originating Type Property
Religion
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Branched Into
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Religion
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Includes
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Religious Leadership Role
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Religion
/religion/religious_leadership_role/religion
Religion
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Branched From
/religion/religion/branched_from
Religion
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Is Part Of
/religion/religion/is_part_of
Founding Figure
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Religion Founded
/religion/founding_figure/religion_founded
Religious Text
/religion/religious_text
Religious Text Of
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Belief
/religion/belief
Belief Of
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Religious Practice
/religion/religious_practice
Religious practice of
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Deity
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Religion(s) That Worship This Deity
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Religious Organization
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Associated With
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Adherents
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Religion
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Place of worship
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Currently used by religion(s)
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Type of place of worship
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Religion
/religion/type_of_place_of_worship/religion
Place of worship historical use
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Religion
/religion/place_of_worship_historical_use/religion
Monastery
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Religion
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