In "Outlander," we see a variety of belief systems and the part religion plays in society.  

The series emphasizes Christianity, particularly Catholic-Protestant tensions. Jamie Fraser, a Catholic in a Protestant world, is affected by this theological struggle in his relationships and social standing.

Scottish folklore and paganism are intertwined throughout the series. Ancient beliefs underpin Craigh na Dun's time-traveling standing stones. Geillis Duncan's witchcraft and pagan rites show that these beliefs coexist with Christianity.

In Season 4, the show explores Cherokee and Mohawk spirituality. Respectfully depicting their rites, spiritual traditions, and relationship to the land contrasts with European settlers' beliefs.

Characters' lives are shaped by superstition and folk beliefs. Witchcraft and the supernatural were feared in 18th-century Scottish and colonial society. Claire's understanding of plants and medicine can make her seem like a witch, reflecting the era's suspicion of alternative techniques.  

Priests and pastors in "Outlander." provide moral advice and authority. They shaped the characters' actions, highlighting religion's morality throughout this time.  

The show discusses religious persecution and tolerance. Highlanders like Jamie are persecuted for being Catholic. Conversely, the show shows religious tolerance and mutual respect between settlers and Native Americans.

Faith & Spiritual Journeys: Characters struggle with faith. Claire, for instance, uses her logical and rational perspective but still accepts mysteries. Jamie's Catholic faith offers strength and tension throughout the series.

Religion and Cultural Identity: "Outlander." places religion at the center of culture. Catholicism is significant to Scottish Highlanders' heritage and opposition to English control. Spirituality is fundamental to Native American culture and life, affecting their interactions with settlers.  

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