Christianity vs Voodoo - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between christianity and voodoo

is that christianity is an abrahamic religion based on the teachings of jesus christ and various scholars who wrote the christian bible while voodoo is voodoo.

christianity

English

Noun

(en-noun)
  • An Abrahamic religion based on the teachings of Jesus Christ and various scholars who wrote the Christian Bible.
  • * {{quote-book, year=1922, author=(Ben Travers), title=(A Cuckoo in the Nest)
  • , chapter=4 citation , passage=By some paradoxical evolution rancour and intolerance have been established in the vanguard of primitive Christianity . Mrs. Spoker, in common with many of the stricter disciples of righteousness, was as inclement in demeanour as she was cadaverous in aspect.}}
  • * 2002 , The Atlas of Great Jewish Communities: A Voyage Through History , page 27:
  • As a result, Christianity developed as a separate religion from Judaism.
  • Christendom
  • Hypernyms

    * religion, monotheism, Abrahamism

    Synonyms

    * Christianism

    Coordinate terms

    *

    Derived terms

    * muscular Christianity

    See also

    * Christian * (wikipedia) * English eponyms

    voodoo

    English

    (wikipedia voodoo)

    Noun

  • A religion of the Ewe/Fon of West Africa, practiced chiefly in Benin.
  • Any of a group of related religious practices found chiefly in and around the Caribbean, particularly in Haiti and Louisiana.
  • (pejorative) Any sort of magical or irrational approach to a problem.
  • I want a real explanation, not this statistical voodoo .
  • (dated) One who practices voodoo; a native sorcerer.
  • * 1889 , Longman's Magazine (volume 14, page 557)
  • So a reporter of the Boston Herald (U.S.) has 'interviewed' a few local Voodoos . He has seen a dance round a boiling pot, seen some tomfoolery with spiders, and heard a lot of superstitious nonsense.

    Alternative forms

    * (religion of Africa or the Americas) vodoun, voudoun, vodun, voudou, Voodoo

    Synonyms

    * (religion) voodooism

    Derived terms

    * voodoo death * voodoo doll * voodoo economics * voodooism * voodooist * voodoo programming * voodoo science

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To bewitch someone or something using
  • He claimed his neighbor had voodooed him.

    See also

    * hoodoo * (Haitian Vodou) * (West African Vodun) ----