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Noun: religion  ri'li-jun
  1. A strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny
    "he lost his religion but not his morality";
    - faith, religious belief, belief
  2. An institution to express belief in a divine power
    "he was raised in the Baptist religion";
    - faith, organized religion, organised religion [Brit]

Derived forms: religions

Type of: belief, establishment, institution, supernatural virtue, theological virtue

Encyclopedia: Religion, Sociology Of