Judaism and Christianity Set 1: Judaism and Vocab

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Abraham

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.

Jerusalem

The Jewish holy city

Torah

Jewish holy text

Hebrew

The original language of the Jewish religion
Also, what the Jews were called before they were called Jews.

Sarah

Abraham's wife
Mother of Isaac

Hagar

Abraham's second wife and slave
Mother of Ishmael

Isaac

Abraham's second son, with Sarah.
Credited with leading the Jews.

Ishmael

Abraham's first son, with Hagar.
Credited with being the first Arab.

The Bible

Christian holy text.
Includes old and new testament.

doctrine

the teachings and/or laws of a religion or society

to influence

to persuade a person to some action

fundamental

of extreme importance; basic and necessary

basis

the foundation or basic principal on which something is established

to justify

to prove or show to be just, right, or legal

to prohibit

to forbid

to found

to start or establish

concept

a big idea

prophet

a person chosen to speak for a god

to maintain

to keep things the way they are

to command

to demand; to order

to persecute

to harass or mistreat one person or a group especially because of their race or religion

to oppress

to unfairly take away rights of a group of people to show one's power

monotheistic

a doctrine or belief that there is only one god

polytheistic

a doctrine or belief that there are many gods

matriarch

a female leader of a family or community

patriarch

a male leader of a family or community

BCE

Before the Common Era (aka BC)

CE

Common Era (aka AD)

matriarch or matriarchy (give the adjective form)

matriarchal (give a noun form)

patriarchy (give the adjective form)

patriarchal (give a noun form)

maternal grandfather

Your mother's father

paternal grandmother

Your father's mother

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