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Religion Vocabulary

Vocabulary for Quarter 2 in Mr. Gammon's class.
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flooding
What problem did Mesopotamians face when they settled along the river?
wheel, plow, and calendar
What are three inventions created by Mesopotamians?
Monotheism
What is the belief in one God called?
Polytheism
What does it mean to believe in many Gods?
ziggurat
The holy temple in Ancient Mesopotamia was called a
King Hammurabi
The first written law code was written by
farming
The main job and money producer in Ancient Mesopotamia was
cuneiform
The first form of writing was _______ and was written using a stylus and clay tablet
irrigation
The Mesopotamians solved the flooding problem by building an ___ system.
Iraq
The present day country where Mesopotamia once was is called
Land between the rivers
The term Mesopotamia means
Euphrates and Tigris
The name of the two rivers flowing through Mesopotamia are
Egypt
The Jewish people were enslaved for many years by the Pharaoh in
synagogue
Jewish people worship in a
Torah
The Holy Book for Jewish people written on a scroll is called the
10 Commandments
The laws given to Moses on Mt. Sinai that Jewish and Christian people follow are the
Exodus
The event where Moses led the Jewish people out of slavery was called the
Passover
Today, Jewish people celebrate the ___ honoring the Exodus and time when God sent the plagues to Egypt to free the Jewish people
Moses
The prophet who led the Jewish people out of slavery in Egypt was
Pharaoh
The Egyptian leader who thought he was God was called
Canaan
God told Abraham and his wife Sarah to leave Mesopotamia and go live in
Abraham
The "father of Judaism" is ___. God spoke to him as a boy in Mesopotamia
apostles
Jesus chose 12 ___ (disciples) to follow him and spread his message after he was gone
miracles
Jesus performed many ___ which made the Roman and Jewish leaders angry and impressed his followers
communion
Today, Christians take ___ at church to honor the Crucifixion of Jesus
sins
Christians believe Jesus was sent to earth by God to save people from our
resurrected
After 3 days in the tomb, Christians believe Jesus came back to life or was
crucifixion
Jesus was killed by Roman and Jewish leaders by being nailed to a cross... this event is known as the
Bethlehem
Jesus was born in ___, after King Herod forced all Jewish people to return to their hometown to pay a tax
Bible
The Holy Book of Christianity is the
New and Old Testaments
The bible is broken into two main parts, the
Messiah
Christians believe Jesus was the "son of God" known as the
submit to Allah
What does the term Islam mean?
Muslims
People who worship Islam are called?
Mosques
Muslims worship in temples called?
Koran
The Muslim holy book written by Muhammad is called?
pilgrimage
Muslims are required to take a ___ to the holy city of Mecca at least once in their life
Muhammad
The prophet who was spoken to by the angel Gabriel in a cave and who began the religion of Islam was
Allah
Muslims refer to God as
Five Pillars of Islam
The holiest city for Muslims where Muhammad was born is Mecca Each Muslim is required by Allah (God) to follow the ___ ___ __ ___ in their daily lives.