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World regions, religions and philosophies
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a way of thinking, not faith or set of beliefs. Focus is on living the fullest life
helps people answer questions about meaning and purpose of life-set of beliefs and rituals
worship of god/gods
Judaism, Christianity and Islam,
semitic religions similarities
all monotheistic, believingnm in the same one God
belief in only one god
belief in more than one God
What religions are polytheistic?
what religions are monotheistic?
Sikhism, Islam, Judaism, and Christianity
before the common era
Judaism-name of holy book
Judaism-importance of 10 commandments?
obey God and 10 commandments
Jusiasm- what does the covenant refer to?
God and Jesus
Christianity-name of holy book
God, Jesus, holy spirit
Christianity- What happened in 1054?
Great schism divided Holy roman empire into eastern orthodox and Roman Catholic church
Christianity- What happened in the 1500's?
Martin Luther posed 95 thesis and protested the Catholic church
Islam- name of holy book?
Islam-name of God?
Islam 5 pillars?
Faith ,prayer, Charity, Ramadan, and Hajj
Islam-Who is muhamad?
the main prophet
Hinduism-main god, creater god
what is karma?
actions determine future
Hindu belief of reincarnation?
live full and obedient life to end cycle of reincarnation
hinduism- What is the caste system and how did it influence culture?
born into caste and remain there for life, follow dharma or your duty for life to honor family and caste
Sikhism-caste system view?
rejects the caste system
Sikhism-view on equality?
emphasis on equality, rejects caste system, voluntary labor, community meal and social gatherings
buddhism- four noble truths
recognizing life is full of suffering,
buddhism- what is achieved via the eight fold path?
buddhism-what is nirvana
respect for all life
confucianism- who is the founder?
confucianism- What is the focus?
humanity- natural path in life and duty-must obey the natural path
Confucianism- what is the significance of relationships to confucianism?
respect relationships with others
Daoism- define Dao
daoism- Follow , rather then
inaction, not action
thoughts about confrontation?
keep life simple less is more avoid confrontation
Shinto, Which country's major belief?
spirits or phenomena
what is animism?
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