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Anecdotal religion is a post-omnidoxical term of Cometanic origin within the Astronist philosophy of religion that is used to refer to a form of a religion, particularly during its early development, in which it is mainly based upon anecdotes of a person's thoughts and actions typically before its official doctrines have been established. This term is usually contrasted with a doctrinal religion.
Examples of anecdotal religion are the Jesus Movement which was the early movement of followers of Jesus who spread his stories through an oral tradition before the establishment of Christianity occurred. Other examples include the teachings of Confucius and how his ideas and beliefs were retold after his death before they were collected together to form the Analects.