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Neopaganism: Describes several modern spiritual movements that are influenced by ancient philosophies and cultures, in particular traditional nature-based customs and polytheistic or pantheistic beliefs of pre-Christian Europe. Neopaganism is distinguished as the modern revival or reconstruction of classical Paganism.

Paganism: The traditional nature-based philosophies and polytheistic or pantheistic religions of classical pre-Christian Europe.

Pantheisim: The belief that God and the universe are one and the same.

Polytheistic: A belief in the existence of more than one god.