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Monotheism

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5 pillars of Islam
1. belief in one God, Allah, and Muhammad his prophet2. daily prayer; pray 5 times a day facing Mecca- mosques- Jewish places for worship 3. alms (offering) for the poor 4. fasting (sunrise to sunset) during Ramadan (September-October) 5. hajj- pilgrimage to Mecca at least once in your lifetime (and visit Kaaba)
10 commandments
1. I am your God
2. Do not swear
3. Keep Sabbath holy
4. Honor parents
5. Do not Kill
6. Do not commit adultery
7. Do not steal
8. Do not bear false witness
9. Do not covet neighbor's wife7
10. Do not covet neighbor's goods
New Testament
the collection of books of the Gospels, Acts of the Apostles, the Pauline and other Epistles, and Revelation
Old Testament
the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people
Prophets
people who are said to receive messages from god to be taught to others
Moses
(Old Testament) the Hebrew prophet who led the Israelites from Egypt across the Red sea on a journey known as the Exodus
Muhammed
The prophet and founder of Islam
Jesus
a teacher and prophet born in Bethlehem and active in Nazareth
Monotheism
belief in a single God
Mosque
(Islam) a Muslim place of worship
Synagauge
(ago-bring) place to bring people together; the Jewish church.
Church
a service conducted in a church
Famine
a severe shortage of food (as through crop failure) resulting in violent hunger and starvation and death
Diaspora
the dispersion of the Jews outside Israel
Pilgrimage
a journey to a sacred place
Schism
division of a group into opposing factions
Susceptable
easily influenced or affected
Salvation
(Christianity) the act of delivering from sin or saving from evil
Koran
the sacred writings of Islam revealed by God to the prophet Muhammad during his life at Mecca and Medina
Torah
(Judaism) the scroll of parchment on which the first five books of the Hebrew Scripture is written
Bible
the sacred writings of the Christian religions
Abraham
the first of the Old Testament patriarchs and the father of Isaac