Religion can be defined in one word... hope, Hope is the belief that there is another way other than fact, the denial of fact. But religion itself can not be defined by humans for we put our ideas and personal opinions within the definition thus creating a parallel between our own morals and beliefs.
That is the type of Buddhism which teaches a way of life. Somewhat different from the versions of Buddhism practiced as a religion in various countries of Asia. Those are so similar to the superstitious brands of Christianity, especially in their effect upon the community in which they are practised.
Also different from the Western-type religions that try to control humanity for ulterior motive.
To shay, but if we to consider the defining basics of religion we would find them in Asia. This westernized Buddhism is just like Westernized Christianity but definitive area to describe Christianity would be in Rome. This type of religion smoothies i.e. Buddhism and Christianity, I agree with your statement in saying that you have a group of people who are Christians who live in a Buddhist community of course their going to talk to each other so they make a new religion and then other people like it and it goes on.
indeed. the new age. i am actually writing the last piece of that chapter tonight: The Wedding of the Millennium. won't be able to post the whole of it on HubPages, but might be able to post a portion of it.
the next chapter is very more nerving: Their 1st Born.
Belief in miracles or extraordinary events, supernatural interventions, apparitions, charms, omens or incantations plays a major part almost in every religion. These are so predominant that a religion without miracle is...