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Glossary of Religion

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Wycliffe, John
(c.1328-84) English philosopher, theologian and reformer. He is known for his English translation of the Bible and has been called the "Morning Star of the Reformation."
Watchtower
Magazine produced and widely distributed by Jehovah's Witnesses, emphasizing prophecy and related topics.
Water (Chinese)
World Council of Churches
The "fellowship of Churches which accept our Lord Jesus Christ as God and Savior" that was formally founded in Amsterdam on August 23, 1948.
white
Symbolizes purity, innocence and holiness.
wind horse
Tibetan symbol of the soul, the four cardinal directions, well-being and good fortune.
Word of Wisdom
The Mormon health code revealed to Joseph Smith in 1833 (recorded in Doctrine & Covenants 89), which prohibits alcohol, tobacco and hot drinks, encourages plant foods, and use of meat sparingly.
wu
Not-Being. Not synonymous with nothingness, wu is an immense void containing all potentialities. It is thus interdependent with yu, Being.
wu-wei
(Chinese, "non-action.") The ideal for rulers as set out in the Tao te Ching.

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