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Encyclopedia > Folk Christianity

Folk Christianity refers to a mix of animism and Christian beliefs, Roman Catholic, Protestant or both.

Examples of Folk Christianity

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Folk religion Folk religion consists of beliefs, superstitions and cultural practices transmitted from generation to generation. ...

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Folk Christianity in the Philipines

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Philippine Religion - Folk Christianity (408 words)
The Spaniards may have imposed Christianity, but it would be inaccurate to say that the indigenous people fully accepted the foreign religion.
Christianity in the Philippines is really a unique folk variety, incorporating animistic beliefs.
Another example of folk Christianity in the Philippines is the veneration of saints for prayers answered: for a good harvest, for rain, for the right spouse, for children.
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