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Transcript of World Religions
Founder: Jesus Christ
Symbol: Cross , fish
Hearth/ Found today: Israel
Religious text: Holy Bible
Deity: God (Jesus)
Basic Beliefs: Their is only one God
Holidays: Christmas, Easter
Branches/ Sects: Catholic, Protestant, and Eastern Orthodox
Founder: Sect Shinto
Symbol: Shinto shrines, Ise and Izumo,
Hearth/Found today: Hawaii
Religious texts: sacred texts
Deity:Inari, Kotoamatsukami, Izanagi, Izanami, Susanoo, Sarutahiko, Amaterasu, and Tsukuyomi
Basic Beliefs: views the world as alive with divinity
Holidays:Haru Matsuri, Aki Matsuri
Branches/ Sects: Kurozumikyo, Shinto Shuseiha, Izumo Oyashirokyo, Fusokyo, Jikkokyo, Shinshukyo, Shinto Taiseikyo, Ontakekyo, Shintotaikyo, Misogikyo, Shinrikyo, Tenrikyo, and Konkyoko
Hearth/ Found today:Modern Jewish religious life remains centered around the synagogue, each usually led by a rabbi.
Religious texts: Torah
Basic Beliefs: God exists
Branches/ Sect.:Orthodox,Conservative ,Reform, Reconstructionistm, Humanistic
I used the religious databases on abc-clio as well as the following websites:
Hearth/ Found today: Iran and India
Religious text: The Hymns of Zoroaster
Deity: Ahura Mazda
Basic Beliefs: Good versus Evil
Branches/ Sects: None
Symbol:Aum, Bindi, Linga, Lotus, Pratik, Swastika, Tilak, Trishula, and Yantra
Hearth/ Found today: India
Religious Texts: sacred texts
Deity: Ganesha and others
Basic Beliefs: It is a Hindu holiday tradition to immerse an effigy of Ganesha into a body of water so that he may return to the divine realm.
Holidays: Ganesh Carthurthi
Branches/ Sects: Vaishnavites, Shaivites, Neo-Hindus and reform Hindus, and Veerashaivas (Lingayats)
Hearth/ Found today: India
Religious Texts: Sacred Texts
Basic Beliefs: Repeated reincarnation until liberation
Holidays: Mahavir Jayanti, and Paryushan
Branches/Sect: Digambara and Svetambara
Founder: Siddarta Guatama
Symbol:The Eight Auspicious Symbols of Buddhism
Hearth/ Found today: Northeastern India
Religious texts: Sacred texts
Deity: They do not have one
Basic Beliefs: to be tolerant
Holidays:Buddhist New Yea, Magha Puja Day,Vesak etc.
Branches/ Sect: Therevanda, Mahayana, and Tibetan,
Symbol: Yin-yang, Confucian symbol. and Ideogram
Hearth/Found Today: China
Religious texts: Sheng Jing
Deity: Does not have one
Basic Beliefs: not in a God or afterlife
Branches/Sects: Mencius and Hyun-Tzu
Hearth/Found today: Tai Chi and Feng Shui
Religious texts: The sacred books of Daoism
Basic Beliefs: immortality
Holidays: Chinese New Year, Lantern Festival , etc.
Branches/ Sects: Quanzhen and Zhengyi
Symbol: The star and crescent
Hearth/ Found today: Islam
Basic Beliefs: Allaha has reavealed himself through the Prophet Muhammed and in the Koran
Branches/ Sects: The Sunnis, The Shi'ites, The Sufis, and The Nation of Islam