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The Tree of Monotheism

Vocabulary Related to the Three Western Religions
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Monotheism
Belief in One God
Polytheism
Belief in Many Gods
Atheism
Belief in NO God
Muslim
Person whose religion is Islam
Jew
Person whose religion is Judaism
Christian
Person whose religion is Christianity
Mosque
Where Muslims worship
Synagogue
Where Jews worship
Church
Where Christians worship
Rabbi
Jewish worship leader
Sunni
Largest sect is Islam
Shi'ite
Smaller of the two major Muslim Sects
Reformation
Split between Protestants and Roman Catholics
Abraham
Patriarch who is revered by all three Western Religions
Isaac
Abraham's son, Jews trace their lineage through him
Ishmael
Abraham's son, Muslims trace their lineage back through him
The Five Pillars
Five Duties of every Muslim
Muhammad
Islam's greatest prophet
Hajj
Journey to Mecca
Ramadan
Muslim month of fasting
Mecca
Holiest city for Muslims
Jerusalem
City that is important for all three Western Religions
Qur'an
Holy book of Islam
Bible
Holy book of Christianity
Torah
Holy book of Judism
Calligraphy
Beautiful handwriting
Arabic
Language of the Qur'an
Hebrew
Language of the Torah
Pope
Leader of the Roman Catholic Church
Jesus
Believed by Christians to be the Messiah
Christians
Believe Jesus was the Savior
Jews
Believe Jesus was simply a rabbi
Muslims
Believe Jesus was a prophet
Green
Color that often represents Muslims
Star of David
Symbol of Jews
Crescent and Star
Symbol of the Muslims
Fish
Like the Cross, a symbol of Christianity