A deeply spiritual and esoteric people, the Deva are polite almost to a fault. In fact, Deva who expect to deal with the other races frequently take special classes to prepare them to deal with what the perceive to be social missteps and impolite behavior.
The Deva hold an odd belief on the nature of the Protheans, namely that the Protheans are the gods. They believe that the Protheans formed their race out of the energies of the Astral Sea and granted them sentience.
The arcane paths are sometimes followed, typically by Deva who feel the call of Ioun or Corelleon.
The Deva take to the divine paths quite naturally.
The primal paths hold little interest for the Deva.
The psionic paths are sometimes followed, but typically only the more overtly religious schools.