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Animism | Define Animism at Dictionary.com

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noun 1. the belief that natural objects, natural phenomena, and the universe itself possess souls. 2. the belief that natural objects have souls that may exist apart ...

Animism - ReligionFacts

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Animism is the belief that animals, plants, rivers, mountains, and other entities in nature contain an inner spiritual essence. Animism has many forms, which reflect ...

Animism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Animism (from Latin anima, "breath, spirit, life") [1] [2] is the worldview that non-human entities—such as animals, plants, and inanimate objects—possess a ...

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Animism, belief in innumerable spiritual beings concerned with human affairs and capable of helping or harming human interests. Animistic beliefs were first ...

Animism - New World Encyclopedia

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Animism (from the Latin: animus or anima, meaning mind or soul) refers to a belief in numerous personalized, supernatural beings endowed with reason, intelligence and ...

Animism - the MYSTICA

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by Alan G. Hefner and Virgilio Guimaraes The term animism is derived from the Latin word anima meaning breath or soul. The belief of animism is probably one of man's ...

What is Animism?

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What is animism? What are the core beliefs of animism? What world religions are animistic in their practices?

Animism | Definition of Animism by Merriam-Webster

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1: a doctrine that the vital principle of organic development is immaterial spirit 2: attribution of conscious life to nature or natural objects

Animism - Psychology Wiki - Wikia

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In its most general sense, the term Animism refers to belief in souls (anima is Latin for "soul"): in this sense, animism is present in many religions, including ...

Animism | Article about animism by The Free Dictionary

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animism, belief in personalized, supernatural beings (or souls) that often inhabit ordinary animals and objects, governing their existence. British anthropologist Sir ...