Religion developed with the earliest ___________.
What does polytheistic mean?
Believe in 1 or more god.
What does monothestic mean?
Believe in 1 god.
With the rise of civilizations a more _________ system developed.
Who emerged from the east?
Judasim, Christianity, Islam.
Who emerged from India?
Hinduism and Buddhism.
Who emerged from China?
They had their own _______.
What is another word for sacred texts?
House of _________.
What is another word for code of laws?
Way of life.
These religions spread and have an impact far beyond their place of ________.
What is Judaism?
Oldest known monotheistic (1 god) religion. Teachings are the basis for Christianity and Islam. Abraham (founder, made a covenant with god). Moses (liberation of the Hebrews from Egypt, delivered the ten commandments from Mt. Sinai (2000 BCE)). Torah (sacred text). Synagogues and temples (house of worship). Rabbi (Jewish scholar, conduct religious services). The ten commandments (code of laws, way of life). Yom Kippor (repent for their sins, fasting). Bar/Bat Mitzvah (right of passage, recognize Jewish tradition).
What is Christianity?
Monotheistic. Developed from Judasim. Developed in Judea (Israel). Jesus (founder, son of god). Bible (sacred text, old testament, new testament). Church (house of worship). Priest (conduct religious services). Ten commandments (code of law). Sacraments (baptism, confirmation).
What is Islam?
"submit to the will of Allah". Muslim. Monotheistic. Muhammad (founder). Arabian Peninsula (622CE). Quran (sacred text). Masque (house of worship). Five pillars (confession of faith, prayer (5 times a day towards Mecca), charity, fasting during Ramadan, Pilgrimage (HAJJ))
What is Hinnduism?
Established in India. Polytheistic. No founder. Brahman - universal system. Practiced at home (shrine). Castle system (born into). * you must do your dharma and you will have good karma.