Apostasy (disambiguation)

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Apostasy , 'a defection or revolt', from ἀπό, apo, 'away, apart', στάσις, stasis, 'stand, 'standing') is the formal disaffiliation from or abandonment or renunciation of a religion by a person. One who commits apostasy is known as an apostate. These terms have a pejorative implication in everyday...

is a term generally employed to describe the formal renunciation of one's religion.

Apostasy may also refer to:
  • Apostasy (band)
    Apostasy (band)
    -History:The original lineup from 2000 consisted of Håkan Björklund and Mathias Edin of Kramfors, Sweden. They recruited Mattias' brother Fredric Edin on vocals and bass, and Lars Engström on guitar...

    , a Swedish black metal band
  • The Apostasy
    The Apostasy
    - Explanation of song titles :* "Rome 64 C.E." – the Great Fire of Rome occurred in 64 C.E., in which Peter from the bible , were allegedly killed...

    , a 2007 album by Polish blackened death metal band Behemoth
  • Apostasy (1948 film) 破戒 Hakai, 1948 Japanese film by Keisuke Kinoshita
    Keisuke Kinoshita
    was a Japanese film director.Although lesser known internationally than his fellow filmmakers such as Akira Kurosawa , Kenji Mizoguchi and Yasujirō Ozu , Keisuke Kinoshita was nonetheless a household figure at home beloved by audience and critics alike, especially in the forties through the sixties...