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Chapter 6 Test: Religion
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Big five religions
Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism , Judaism
Belief that there is no god.
Belief that nothing can be known about whether God exists
rejection of religious beliefs
Why is Judaism included in the Big Five?
Judaism is the first recorded religion to adopt monotheism (belief that their is one God)
What religions believe in reincarnation and karma?
Buddhism, Sikhism, Hinduism
What is the parent religion of Buddhism?
boundaries between the world's major faiths
boundaries within a single major faith (Roman catholics VS. Protestants in Northern Ireland)
Belief in one god (Christianity, Judaism, Islam)
Belief in many gods (shinto, taoism, hinduism, confucianism)
Where is Shintoism concentrated?
Branches of Christianity
(largest) Roman Catholic, (dominate in North America) Protestant, Orthodox
Largest branch of Buddhism
Branches of Islam
(Largest)Sunni and Shiite (Shia, mainly in Iran)
Founder of islam
Founder of Buddhism
What are the Abrahamic religions?
Judaism, Christianity, Islam
Which religions started in the middle east?
Abrahamic religions (Christianity, Islam, Judaism)
How did Islam diffuse?
war, trade, and migration
What is the parent religion of Christianity and Islam?
Example of Hierarchical religions
roman catholics and mormons
example of autonomous religion
islam and protestant denominations
Denominations of Protestants
Baptist, Lutheran, Methodist
What cause animism to decline?
dominance of universalizing religions
How are Buddhism and Hinduism similar?
Both believe in non-violence
How are Buddhism and Hinduism different?
Buddhism does not have a caste system
Where is sikhism concentrated?
Sikhism is a blend of what two religions?
Hinduism and Islam
Youngest religion of the big Five
Oldest of big five religion
House of Worship and holy places for Islam
Mosque and city of Mecca (hearth and holiest city)
What is the Hajj?
Pilgrimage to Mecca (part of 5 pillars for Islam)
Holy book of Islam
How do you determine where you are on the caste system?
Your caste is by birth
Smallest amount of adherents of the big 5
House of worship for Judaism
Judaism geographic locations
United States, Israel, and Europe (urban areas)
Holy book for Judaism
Founder of Judaism
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