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MoonHunter
November 23, 2005
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Church of The Message    Society/ Organizations  (Religious)   (Regional)

The Church of the Message was built upon the ruins of the various churches that fell once their clerical powers were lost.

MoonHunter
November 23, 2005
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The Worship of Mothon    Society/ Organizations  (Religious)   (World Wide)

The True Deity’s worship is kept quiet and out of the public eye. Public Religions persecute Mothon worshipers and their strange powers.

MoonHunter
November 23, 2005
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The Vicean Church    Society/ Organizations  (Religious)   (World Wide)

The Vicean Church is one that expresses the mysteries of existence and explains the process of life and death and life beyond. While other churches have "aims" and "goals", the Vicean church focuses on the soul and faith of its members (and all peoples) and the health of the community and its church. After a few religious conflicts or magical pogroms, the Vicean Church becomes very popular with people and governments, as they avoid such things.

Cheka Man
November 23, 2005
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The Priests of Mammon    Society/ Organizations  (Religious)   (Regional)

Many priests take a vow of poverty-but not the priests and priestesses of Mammon. But that is to be expected.

MoonHunter
November 23, 2005
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Church of The One    Society/ Organizations  (Religious)   (Regional)

The Priests of The One are shaman scholars, showing the way of The Spirit, The One to the people. They do not like being called a church, as history has shown that all churches eventually become organizations and dominant ones.

MoonHunter
November 23, 2005
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and These Are Our Churches    Society/ Organizations  (Religious)   (World Wide)

We have your gods, but only the merest mention of worship, priests, and temples. This thread is the correction for that oversight

MoonHunter
November 23, 2005
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Helion    Systems  (Divine/ Spirit)   (General)

In the begining there was a great Darkness. Then there was light. It was Helion.

MoonHunter
November 23, 2005
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The Divine Lord- The Adoni    Systems  (Divine/ Spirit)   (General)

The Adoni is celebrated in several regions of the world, sometimes under a different name. Some of the details are different, but it is basically the same myth.

MoonHunter
November 23, 2005
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Mothon    Systems  (Divine/ Spirit)   (General)

Mothon is considered a Demon Cult by the other religions. Mothon is called The Spirit of the Darkness. That is true, though not an appealing name. He created space, light, and time. He created everything by seperating Mothon and Not-Mothon. He is The Deity, but he does not care if you know it.

MoonHunter
November 23, 2005
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The Vicean Deity    Systems  (Divine/ Spirit)   (General)

The Vicean Deity is a mysterious Deity. Some say it is the primal god - the universal spark- that created all the other dieties and the rest of the universe. Some say that it is the God within all of us. The Vicean Deity is The Sun. The Vicean Deity is not simple. There is no “personaification” of the Vicean Deity. Is it confusing to most people, but it seems to work.

MoonHunter
November 23, 2005
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The Great One    Systems  (Divine/ Spirit)   (Defining)

There used to be many Gods.  They were petty, cruel, and plagued Humanity almost as badly as the Demons of Sogoth. They bore more Gods. They fought with each other. They were unworthy of the divine mantle. Then came Argon.

MoonHunter
November 23, 2005
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Followers of Pandjit    Systems  (Divine/ Spirit)   (Defining)

Pandjit was a magi and philospher several hundred years ago.  He used meditation, prayer (focused) dance, and soul access to determine the nature of the universe.

MoonHunter
November 23, 2005
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The One    Systems  (Divine/ Spirit)   (Defining)

The One is the primal spirit of the universe. The One shaped the Material, for as the spirit goes so does the dust.  The One is behind everything.

MoonHunter
November 23, 2005
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The Weaver    Systems  (Divine/ Spirit)   (Defining)

The Weaver spun time, space, fire earth, air, water, light, and spirit into existance from the primal chaos, the way a spinner spins threads out of cotton or wool. Weaving them together, The Weaver made all.

MoonHunter
November 23, 2005
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Danu    Systems  (Divine/ Spirit)   (General)

The Worship of Danu has changed over time. Originally, the worship of Danu, was a worship of faith, rather than respect/ miracle. The worshipers were magically transported to Arth, a world of many spirit beings. Upon travelling to Arth, they accepted that there were new and mighty spirits to respect, but continued to worship Danu and the principle of Masque. Now, they have found that the master of masques exists in Arth. Their worship empowers Danu and in turn, he empowers his priests. Most KnownWorlders do not understand why the MaskLanders would worship a mere master. They do not understand the word Masque.

CaptainPenguin
November 23, 2005
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Uedha-a    Systems  (Divine/ Spirit)   (Defining)

Uedha-a is the God who dwells here. That I am not afraid, he makes me so- Uedha-a bolsters hearts with iron, and with-holds souls from the Shadow Himself.

manfred
November 23, 2005
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The Judge    Systems  (Divine/ Spirit)   (Defining)

The Judge is the Ultimate Judge, who judges all beings after death. After death, you face The One. He measures your worth and determines your faith appropriately.

Mourngrymn
November 23, 2005
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Sladiva    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Mountains)

The wait shall be over soon infidel. Soon we shall come from our darkened homes and sally forth on the Plains of Redemption and wipe the blight of our anscestors from our history. Our counsins will tremble at our approach, the humans will run from our strength and the Gison will board themselves in the mountain citadels giving the land beneth them to us. Oh yes, weakling. We are coming.

-Shieox Chief-priest of the Night Eyes Clan

Siren no Orakio
November 23, 2005
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Creeds    Articles  (Setting Building)   (Game Mastering)

While we’re talking about the subject of constructing religions, I’d like to bring up the concept of the Creed. The creed is nothing more than a simple statement of the religion’s beliefs, meant to be recited. If you cannot write a creed for your monotheistic religion, it probably needs work on internal consistency. Creed examples:

Siren no Orakio
November 23, 2005
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The Dreaming Lord    Society/ Organizations  (Religious)   (Regional)

This religion is meant to be a minor counterpoint,  or even a cult, in a world dominated by a polytheistic religion. Religions do not exist in a vacuum, and few worlds are homogenous enough to have only one religion.

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