As nouns the difference between heathen and paganism
is that heathen
is a person who does not follow an Abrahamic religion; a pagan while paganism
is indigenous and polytheistic religions.
As an adjective heathen
is not adhering to an Abrahamic religion; pagan.
Not adhering to an Abrahamic religion; pagan.
(by extension) Uncultured; uncivilized; savage, philistine.
(pertaining or adhering to the Germanic neo-pagan faith Heathenry).
A person who does not follow an Abrahamic religion; a pagan.
* V. Knox
(by extension) An uncultured or uncivilized person, philistine.
(an adherent of the Germanic neo-pagan faith of Heathenry).
- If it is no more than a moral discourse, he may preach it and they may hear it, and yet both continue unconverted heathens .
Indigenous and polytheistic religions.
A class of religions often associated with nature rituals.
- Most people in that region practise their own form of paganism .
- While paganism is a broad term, most forms pay close attention to the lunar and solar cycles.