Worship - Aspects of Worship

Aspects of Worship

  • Ancestor worship
  • Animal worship
  • Idol worship
  • Intercession
  • Imperial cult
  • Major world religions

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Religion In The Chalionese Universe - Aspects of Worship - Sainthood
... Frequently saints have been given a specific task by one or another of the gods, and their sainthood only remains in effect until the task has been performed ... Others, called "petty saints", have been granted minor powers (a magistrate will "occasionally" be able to recognize when someone is telling the truth a midwife will have special healing skills) which remain with them for some time ...

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