Judaism and Christianity

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monotheistic

belief in one god

polytheistic

belief in many gods

patriarchal

males held legal and moral authority

matriarchal

females held legal and moral authority

sabbath

holy day for rest and worship

prophet

spiritual leaders who interpret God's will

ethics

moral standards of behavior, beliefs of wrong and right

diaspora

scattering of people

messiah

annointed king sent by God

apostle

a person sent forth

martyr

people who suffer or die for their beliefs

bishop

a church official in charge of Christians in a certain area

pope

person who claimed to have greater authority over all bishops

heresy

beliefs contrary to official church teachings

zealots

Jews that were not willing to live under Roman rule

gospels

the first four books of the new testament telling of Jesus's life

parabels

shorts stories with simple moral lessons

theology

the teaching of God's religion

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