These flash cards will help you study for the unit test on 10/12/11
First monotheistic person
Father of Isaac (by Sarah) and Ishmael (by Hagar)
Considered father of the three major monotheistic religions - Judaism, Islam, and Christianity
The Middle East
A REGION that includes parts of Asia and Africa, as well as the birthplace of Christianity, Judaism, and Islam.
The Jewish holy city
The original language of the Jewish religion
Also, what the Jews were called before they were called Jews.
Mother of Isaac
Abraham's second wife and slave
Mother of Ishmael
Abraham's second son, with Sarah.
Credited with leading the Jews.
Abraham's first son, with Hagar.
Credited with being the first Arab.
Christian holy text.
Includes old and new testament.
the teachings and/or laws of a religion or society
to persuade a person to some action
of extreme importance; basic and necessary
the foundation or basic principal on which something is established
to prove or show to be just, right, or legal
to start or establish
a person chosen to speak for a god
to keep things the way they are
to demand; to order
to harass or mistreat one person or a group especially because of their race or religion
to unfairly take away rights of a group of people to show one's power
a doctrine or belief that there is only one god
a doctrine or belief that there are many gods
a female leader of a family or community
a male leader of a family or community
Before the Common Era (aka BC)
matriarch or matriarchy (give the adjective form)
matriarchal (give a noun form)
patriarchy (give the adjective form)
patriarchal (give a noun form)
Your mother's father
Your father's mother