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Flashcards in Five Major World Religions Deck (5)
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Describe Judaism:

Monotheistic
Hebrew people
Torah/Tankah, or Old Testament
Believe in Yahweh, Jehovah also called God
People: Abraham, Issac, Jacob, Joseph, Moses, Joshua, Daniel, Shadrach, Meshach Abendego

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Describe Hinduism:

Polytheistic
Origin in India
Rigveda
Khama Sutra
Meditation
Yoga
Caste System

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Describe Buddhism:

Founded in India by Siddhartha Gautama
Meditation
Open to all regardless of caste

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Describe Christianity:

Based on the teachings of Jesus a Jewish man
Crucified by the Roman government
New Testament + Old Testament = Bible
Jesus becomes the Christ (Messiah) by returning to life after death according to his followers
Followers such as Paul wrote the rest of the New Testament

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Describe Islam:

Founded by Muhammad
Based on the teachings of Judaism and Christianity
5 Pillars of Islam
Quran –primary religious text only in Arabic