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FLVS 2.04 World Religions Assignment

Dayana Hernandez - FLVS World History for Credit Recovery - William Britt

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3. About Hinduism
2. About Christianity
Major Texts
Major Figures
When and Where Hinduism Began
When and Where Christianity Began:
(cc) photo by theaucitron on Flickr
(cc) photo by theaucitron on Flickr
2.04 World Religions Assignment
Student: Dayana Hernandez
Class: FLVS World History for Credit Recovery
Teacher: William Britt
Five Major World Religions
1. About Buddhism
Major Figures
The Four Noble Truths
When and Where
Buddhism Began:
5. About Judaism
Major Books
Major Figures
When and Where Judaism Began
(cc) photo by theaucitron on Flickr
(cc) photo by theaucitron on Flickr
4. About Islam
Major Texts
Major Figures
When and Where Islam Began
Buddhism originated around 6th century BCE in India.
Major Books
Siddhartha Gautama: The Buddha, the founder of Buddhism.
The Dalai Lama: head monk of Tibetan Buddhism
Thich Nhat Hanh: well-known Buddhist teacher
Buddhists do not follow any texts.
Dukkha: The truth of suffering
Samudāya: The truth of the origin of suffering
Magga: The truth of the cessation of suffering
Nirodha: The truth of the cessation
Major Books
Christianity was founded on 33 AD in Jerusalem.
Original sin & the grace of God: Everyone is born sinful. The only way one can get rid of sin is to accept Christ as one's savior, so that one may be gracefully forgiven by God.
Monotheism: There is exactly one God
The trinity: God takes form as the Son, the Father, and the Holy Spirit
End Times: The apocalyptic end of the world
"Buddhism is a tradition that focuses on personal spiritual development. Buddhists strive for a deep insight into the true nature of life."
The Bible
"Christianity is the world's biggest religion, with about 2.1 billion followers worldwide."
Hinduism is the world's oldest religion. It was established in India during the Harrapan Period.
Hindu deities include

created the world and all inhabitants
destroys in order to recreate
preserves the universe
The Hindu scripture is the Vedas. It defines all the Hindu truths.
Hinduism has no single founder, no single scripture, and no commonly agreed set of teachings.
"Hinduism is the religion of the majority of people in India and Nepal... and has over 900 million adherents worldwide."
Islam commenced on 610 AD in Mecca, Arabia.
Allah: The Islam god.
Prophet Muhammad: The founder of the Islam religion.
Musa (Moses)
Isa (Jesus)
Ibrahim (Abraham)
Allah is the one and only God
The holy books
The Prophets
The day of Judgment
The Qur'an: the sacred word of God
"Islam... was revealed to humanity by the Prophet Muhammad."
1. Buddhism
2. Christianity
3. Hinduism
4. Islam
5. Judaism
The origin of Judaism was during 1800 BCE in the Middle East.
Abraham: introduced monotheism
Moses Maimonides: considered the greatest philosopher of the Middle Ages
Joshua: most famous warrior in the Bible
Isaiah: prophet
David: first king of Jerusalem, a great fighter
Moses: "Moshe Rabbenu" (Moses our teacher)
Joseph: well-known biblical character
The Talmud: the written version of the Jewish spoken law
The Torah: the first part of the Jewish bible, the five books of Moses
There is only one God and all Jews should worship him and only him.
God cannot be subdivided.
God is transcendent, omnipresent, omnipotent, and merciful.
God created the universe on his own.
"Judaism is one of the oldest monotheistic religions and was founded over 3500 years ago in the Middle East."
. "Buddhism." BBC. N.p., 2012. Web. 5 Aug 2012. <http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/buddhism/>.
. "Christianity." BBC. N.p., 2012. Web. 5 Aug 2012. <http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/christianity/>.
. "Hinduism." BBC. N.p., 2012. Web. 5 Aug 2012. <http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/christianity/>.
. "Islam." BBC. N.p., 2012. Web. 5 Aug 2012. <http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/islam/>.
. "Judaism." BBC. N.p., 2012. Web. 5 Aug 2012. <http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/judaism/>.
Major Figures
Jesus Christ
C. S. Lewis
John Sentamu
Martin Luther King Jr.
Charles Wesley
William Wilberforce
John Henry Newman
Dr Rowan Williams
Atman: eternal self
Varna: class
Purushartha: human goals
Guru: master of a tradition
Dharma:duty/ virtue/ morality/ religion
Karma: action
Samsara: process of reincarnation
Brahman: transcendent
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