Questions tagged [theology]

The study of a religion; its characteristics, history, prescripts and ideology. Usually studied in a formal manner, at a post-secondary level.

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Was there any Religion in Middle Earth? [duplicate]

Did anyone in Middle Earth (besides the Istari and other Ainur) know of or acknowledge the existence of Eru Illuvatar? Are there any temples demonstrating worship for Eru or any text from the books ...
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What is Klingon hell? Is it really the Klingon afterlife?

What is Klingon hell? Is it another planet, an illusion, just a dream, or is it really the afterlife?
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Why is “Chernobog” such a popular idea with fantasy creators?

I recently read a short story by Stirling (in Turtledoves alternate universe collection) set in The Peshawar Lancers universe. In the very beginning, he mentions Chernobog cult. This kind of threw ...
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How well-known is the theology of Middle-earth, in Middle-earth?

One thing that is notably absent in Middle-earth is any mention of temples, churches, priests or religious rites. There are passing mentions of Men who would "worship" Sauron, but generally the world ...
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What is the origin of the idea of God needing a “voice” in “Dogma”?

In the movie "Dogma", Archangel Metatron, played by Severus Snape Alan Rickman, serves as a "Voice of God". Behold the Metatron, herald of the Almighty and voice of the one true God. ... Human ...