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5 Matching questions

  1. Reincarnation
  2. Taoism
  3. Zoroastrianism
  4. Fundamentalism
  5. Christianity
  1. a is a monotheistic religion centered on the life and teachings of Jesus of Nazareth as presented in the New Testament of the Bible. It is the most popular religion in the world (>1.3 billion); three denominations (branches) - orthodox (oldest), catholic (largest with the richest bureaucracy of all religions), protestant (newest); landscape contains churches and cathedrals; use the most land for their dead (cemeteries).
  2. b religion founded by Lao-Tsu and based on his book titles "Book of the Way"; focused on proper political rule and on the oneness of humanity and nature.
  3. c The rebirth a soul in a new body
  4. d system of religion founded in Persia in the 6th century BC by Zoroaster; set forth in the Zend-Avesta; based on concept of struggle between light (good) and dark (evil)
  5. e literal interpretation and strict adherence to a set of basic principles (usually religious; many can take these beliefs to an extreme and even violent level.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Monotheism this is the belief in one god and polytheism is the belief in many gods. This affects HG because many religions spread throughout the world fall under these two categories.
  2. is a religion that began in sixteenth century Northern India and locate primarily between India and Pakistan today. The principal belief in Sikhism is faith in Vāhigurū.
  3. The third of the world's major universalizing religions. It has over 360 million adherents especially in China and Southeast Asia. Prince Siddartha (Buddha) had a vision while sitting under the Bodhi (awakening) tree, then founded Buddhism in the 6th c. BCE (in eastern India) against the caste system; branched off from Hinduism. Buddhists believe all life is dukkha (nothing permanent); seek to achieve nirvana (enlightenment); believe in no named deity, but do believe in god; cultural landscape contains statues of Buddha, pagodas & shrines (often bell-shaped to protect burial mounds).
  4. place or space people infuse with religious meaning
  5. the boundaries between the world's major faiths, such as Christianity, Muslim, and Buddhism. / describes the boundaries within a major religion

5 True/False questions

  1. Hajjpilgrimage to Mecca


  2. Sh'aria lawis the system of Islamic law (based on interpretation of the Qu'ran)


  3. Universalizing religion, proselytic religionseparate religions that combine into a new religion; often borrow from the pat and the present.


  4. JudaismA religion and philosophy originating in ancient India. Stresses spiritual independence and equality throughout all life.


  5. MormonismThis is the range of traditional beliefs and practices that claim the ability to cure, heal, and cause pain to people.