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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


people who are said to receive messages from god to be taught to others


(Old Testament) the Hebrew prophet who led the Israelites from Egypt across the Red sea on a journey known as the Exodus


The prophet and founder of Islam


a teacher and prophet born in Bethlehem and active in Nazareth


belief in a single God


(Islam) a Muslim place of worship


(ago-bring) place to bring people together; the Jewish church.


a service conducted in a church


a severe shortage of food (as through crop failure) resulting in violent hunger and starvation and death


the dispersion of the Jews outside Israel


a journey to a sacred place


division of a group into opposing factions


easily influenced or affected


(Christianity) the act of delivering from sin or saving from evil


the sacred writings of Islam revealed by God to the prophet Muhammad during his life at Mecca and Medina


(Judaism) the scroll of parchment on which the first five books of the Hebrew Scripture is written


the sacred writings of the Christian religions


the first of the Old Testament patriarchs and the father of Isaac

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