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Omoto, in order to encourage international understanding, gives a special place to the study and use of
Judaism traces itself back to what legendary patriarch who is written about in the book of Genesis?
According to the Book of Exodus, what disaster was the last to strike the Egyptians?
death of firstborn male children
The destruction of the Second Temple changed the nature of the Hebrew religion, in that afterward,
the Jewish religion began to focus on the written word
When the Jewish boy turns thirteen, he is considered an adult in the religious community. This ceremony takes its name from his new status
Which Jewish festival recalls the event related in the Book of Exodus about liberation of the Hebrews from oppression in Egypt?
The Gospel that is oriented toward a Jewish audience and that portrays Jesus as the "new Moses" is
The Jewish monastic community that may have strongly influenced John the Baptist and Jesus was the
When the early Christian belief spread outside Israel, it was spread particularly by what missionary?
In 1054, what happened between the Eastern (Greek-speaking) Church and the Western (Latin-speaking) Church?
they split apart
The Christian bishop of North Africa who wrote his Confessions and influenced much later Christianity was
Christianity added its books to those of the Hebrew Bible; the distinctively Christian books are called
the New Testament
the branch of Christianity that is significant in Russia, Bulgaria, Greece, and Romania is called
In 313 the emperor Constantine published an Edict of Toleration, which allowed
Christians to worship publicly
The year 1 of the Muslim calender dates from what event in the life of Muhammad?
escape from Mecca to Medina
All Muslims, unless prevented by poverty or sickness, are expected to visit Mecca at least once in their lifetime in the religious journey (pilgrimage) known as
The month-long fast that observant Muslims keep involves
no eating or drinking of anything during the daylight hours
One sign of a religious cult is that the movement
strictly regulates contact between its members and nonmembers
Sometimes, when Santeria practitioners are in trance
they magically become a god, with some of the god's characteristics
The religion of Baha'i is universalistic and even works for the establishment of
a single world government
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