Ano ang dating pangalan ng maynila
Ang mga halimbawa nito ay Born Again, Christian Movement, El Shaddai, Jesus is lord, Lord's Flock, Day Aventist, Mormohnes, at iba pa. The Chinese minority, although statistically insignificant, has been culturally influential in coloring Filipino Catholicism with many of the beliefs and practices of Buddhism, Taoism, and Confucianism.Napakaraming relihiyon dito sa Pilipinas, ang nakarehistro sa gobyerno ay mahigit na isang libong samahan o relihiyon tulad ng: 1. The pre-Hispanic belief system of Filipinos consisted of a pantheon of gods, spirits, creatures, and men that guarded the streams, fields, trees, mountains, forests, and houses. More than 86 percent of the population is Roman Catholic, 6 percent belong to various nationalized Christian cults, and another 2 percent belong to well over 100 Protestant denominations. Church of God or Iglesia ng Dios The Philippines proudly boasts to be the only Christian nation in Asia.Bathala, who created earth and man, was superior to these other gods and spirits.Regular sacrifices and prayers were offered to placate these deities and spirits--some of which were benevolent, some malevolent.
This set a pattern that is evident in modern Philippine Christian towns.
Earlier, beginning in 1350, Islam had been spreading northward from Indonesia into the Philippine archipelago.
By the time the Spanish arrived in the 16th century, Islam was firmly established on Mindanao and Sulu and had outposts on Cebu and Luzon.
While Islam was contained in the southern islands, Spain conquered and converted the remainder of the islands to Hispanic Christianity.
The Spanish seldom had to resort to military force to win over converts, instead the impressive display of pomp and circumstance, clerical garb, images, prayers, and liturgy attracted the rural populace.