Glossary of Terms ‘J’

Written By Thomas Perez. December 14th, 2010 at 5:34PM. Copyright 2010.

Jainism
A dharmic religion centered around asceticism and ahimsa, or nonviolence.

Jansenism
A branch of Catholic thought that emphasized original sin, human depravity, the necessity of divine grace, and predestination. Named after Cornelius Otto Jansen.

Judaism
A monotheistic Abrahamic religion descended from the ancient Hebrews.

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