vocabulary on christianity, judaism, and islam
Main sacred writing in judaism
places of worship
synagogue, temple, shul (a place where people go to pray and worship
holiday that celebrates victory/miracle from ancient times
bar (or bat) mitzvah
a ceremony where a child becomes an adult in the jewish religion
holiday, day of atonement - reflect and ask forgiveness(one of the most holy holidays)
a man who lived 4,000 years ago and founded judaism
holiday celebrating the jewish new year
the laws that god gave to moses (who was a prophet) to give to the people
sacred writing of all the commandments/laws
Any religion that believes in one God.
3 branches of judaism
All follow the moral/ethical teachings on Judaism. Orthodox (most strict in performing historic traditions), Conservative (middle - follow or adapt many historic traditions), Reform (least strict in performing all the historic traditions)
The story of how Moses freed the Jewish people from slavery, refers to how the angel of death passed over the Jewish people during the last of the 10 plagues.
Spiritual leader "teacher"
Every week from Fri night - Sat night - day of rest & worship
Leads and reads the chant & songs during a service
star of david
A Jewish symbol
Place of worship and prayer
Spiritual leader of the Catholic church
Christians believe that Jesus is God's son. Starts the Christian faith through his teachings.
Christian symbol, reminds Christians of Jesus death and resurrection.
Ceremony that welcomes people into the church through water.
Ceremony that remembers the Last Supper and involves bread and wine representing body and blood of Jesus Christ.
Holiest holiday for Christians. It celebrates Jesus's death and resurrection.
Someone who is brought back to life from death.
Adults or young adults 'confirm' their choice to be Christian.
Sacred writing in Christianity
old and new testament
Parts of the Bible Old Testament - Jewish sacred writings New Testament - stories of Jesus's life and early Christians.
Holiday that celebrates the birth of Jesus Christ.
Three parts of God - Father, Son & Holy Spirit
Orthodox Catholic Protestant
1. Testify belief in only 1 God 2. Pray 5 times a day 3. Give charity to the poor 4. Fast during Ramadan
5. Trip to Mecca once in lifetime
Name of God in Islam
Baby naming ceremony, traditionally you give charity in honor of baby.
language that Qu'ran is written in
3 day festival at the end of Ramadan - is a time to spend with family
Leader of prayer during service
Holy mosque located in Mecca
Holy city, Muslims face towards Mecca when they pray
Place where people go to pray and worship
Founder of Islam, prophet (messenger for God)
Sacred writing in Islam
Holiest holiday, fast for month (dawn-sunset), is a time of reflection
A sacred writing that gives guidelines about behavior
two branches of islam
Sunni & Shiite - split occurred because of different beliefs of who should lead the church.