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a monotheistic system of beliefs and practices based on the Old Testament and the teachings of Jesus as embodied in the New Testament and emphasizing the role of Jesus as savior
the monotheistic religion, having its ethical, ceremonial, and legal foundation in the precepts of the Old Testament and in the teachings and commentaries of the rabbis as found chiefly in the Talmud
a body of religious and philosophical beliefs and cultural practices native to India and based on a caste system
a religion holding that life is full of suffering caused by desire and that the way to end this suffering is through enlightenment that enables one to halt the endless sequence of births and deaths to which one is otherwise subject.
based on the words and religious system founded by the prophet Muhammad and taught by the Koran, the basic principle of which is absolute submission to a unique and personal god, Allah
is the process of being reborn where an individual spirit or soul is born again and again until moksha, or a perfect understanding of the world, is reached
the state attained when one's spirit, or Atman, is freed from the cycle by gathering wisdom, from which reincarnation ends and human desire ceases to exist
Four Noble Truths
the four main ideas that Buddha had learned during his enlightenment which he preached during his first sermon about achieving Enlightenment
the new Buddha's description of Enlightenment where one is released from selfishness and pain
These are a set of stone tablets which contain a group of ten rules or laws issued by God to Moses on Mount Sinai
The man described by the Torah and the Bible as the one who delivered the Hebrew people out of slavery in Egypt
These twelve men were Jesus' first pupils or student who gave up their lives in order to follow Jesus
Palestinian Liberation Organization
Political party and organization that fought for Palestinian rights
A "holy war" that was issued by Pope Urban II so that they would be able to gain control of the Holy Land
Spanish explorers who traveled throughout North and South America in search of gold and silver
The global transfer of foods, plants, and animals during the colonization of the Americas
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