What Is Syncretism (Ancient Religion in History)

Syncretism is one of this big words that is constantly around in conversation. New Age spirituality is big on a syncretic approach to things. The term syncretism comes from Greek syncrētismós, and in religion and spirituality it means combining and recombining ideas from different sources in order to create a new result. Discover how the ancient Græco-Roman world, through syncretism, witnessed the major religious explosion in human history—and what it means for us today.

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