Paganism is a broad group of indigenous and historical polytheistic religious traditionsâprimarily those of cultures known to the classical world. In a wider sense, Paganism has also been understood to include any non-Abrahamic, folk, ethnic religion. Modern ethnologists often avoid referring to non-classical and non-European, traditional and historical faiths as Pagan in favour of less ambiguous labels such as polytheism, shamanism, pantheism, and animism.
This is a series of articles about Christmas we here at ZME Science will be doing all December. Our goal is to present interesting, little known facts about the origins and history of Christmas. Christmas, Christ and Christianity – when was Jesus born? For most people, Christmas is a holiday deeply rooted in Christianity – […]