Religious Terms

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BuddhismA religion based on the teachings of the Buddha.HinduismA religion and philosophy developed in ancient India, characterized by a belief in reincarnation and a supreme being who takes many formsShintoismReligion located in Japan and related to Buddhism. Shintoism focuses particularly on nature and ancestor worship.ReligionAny system of belief about one or more deities, often involving rituals, a code of ethics, a philosophy of life, and a world viewIslam crescent moon and starSymbol of IslamChristian CrossSymbol of ChristianityBibleThe holy book of Christians.Quran (Koran)The holy book of IslamChristianSomeone who believes in Jesus Christ and follows the religion based on his teachings.MuslimA follower of IslamBuddhistone who follows the teachings of BuddhaChristmasThe feast day on which Christians celebrate the birth of Jesus; also refers to the liturgical season that immediately follows Christmas Day.Easter SundayThe day Jesus rose from the dead (resurrection)Churcha building used for public Christian worship.MosqueIslamic house of worshipSynagogueJewish house of worshipSymbolAn action, image, object, or picture that represents or stands for something else.

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