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animism       294898506

Scope note
The belief that natural phenomena, e.g. mountains or plants, are endowed with spirits or life-forces and that events in the world are the outcome of the activities of these.

Related terms
African religions
spirits

Subject category
06.03 RELIGIOUS BELIEF AND PRACTICE

Indexing history
Also covers publications on spirits indexed before 2006.



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