Religions of the world test
Terms in this set (58)
the sacred texts of the jewish religion are
the Torah and the talmud
Muslim attend prayers on ______ nights and in a _______
Friday night and in a mosque
the original name for the town of Medina was
All of the following are sects of the Christian religion except ; Sunn, protestant, Christian, catholic, eastern orthodox
Which of the following is Not a member of the clergy ( a religious person) Allah, rabbi, Imam, Priest
All of the following are one of the 5 pillars EXCEPT ( almsgiving, prayer, keeping kosher, pilgrimage, fasting)
What did the ancient Jews call god?
the day of worship for Jews is
Friday into Saturday
Judaism was founded by Abraham in the Kingdom of Ur (true or false)
the 12 chosen disciples of Jesus who spread his teachings were called
the mystery of one God in three persons, Father, Son, and Holy spirit is called
The Hebrew who led the Israelites out of Egypt was
the Christian sacred text, which contains their beliefs
the Christian belief that Jesus was raised three days after his death is called
A Jewish place of worship
One of the most important discoveries brought to the Muslim world from the Silk Road was
A jewish religious leader and teacher
the agreement made by god and Abraham and later Moses to give the Jewish people their nicknames the "Chosen People" was called
Jews believe that the messiah has already been sent by Yahweh (true or false)
how are the texts of Judaism and Christianity related?
the first 5 books of the Old Testament are the same as the Torah.
Judaism was founded in Mesopotamia (true or false)
Orthodox jews who can afford it will avoid mixing meat and dairy products to the extent of having separate fridges and kitchens (true or false)
How many Jews are there?
Islam is the second largest world religion. The country that has the most Muslims is
the largest Muslim 'sect' is
Christian people hold services in
Muhammad's troops were vastly outnumbered when he first decided to return to Mecca (true or false)
Cultural diffusion is a major part of Muslim history because of the _______ or pilgrimage to Mecca
What is not a major belief of Christianity?
The messiah has not come yet
The escape from Egypt was called
All 3 religions are?
2. believe Abraham mad a covenant with God
3. are considered People of the Book
The year "O" in the Muslim calendar is
622 CE and starts at the hegira
Which religion spread the most quickly?
The head of the roman Catholic Church is the
All Muslims must travel to ______ complete one of the 5 pillars of the Islamic faith
the month long fast, which celebrates Muhammads first revelations from Allah
the birth of Christ
the triumph in Jerusalem and the miracle of the oil
marks the beginning of the Muslim New year
the Jewish New year
one who call the faithful to prayer
sacred book of the Muslims that helps to explain the religious practices
the most holy place of the Islamic faith today, it was the place the tribes worshipped their idols in Mecca
a Christian place of worship
the father of the monotheistic religions
the holy book of the Muslim Empire that explains the history of the faith
sacred book of the Jews that explains the 613 rules of the faith
Christian name for kgod
Holy city important to all three Abrahamic religions
Home of the House of Wisdom it was a Silk roads crossroad city
Muslim religious and political leader
founder of Christianity
an Arab nomad
list of practices for Jews and Christians
Christians are the majority where?
Europe, North America and South America
Judaism are the majority where?
Islam are the majority where?
North Africa and Middle East