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World Religion

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Chloe Kirsten

on 15 November 2014

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Transcript of World Religion

Christianity
Islam
Buddhism
Hinduism
Judaism

Religion has affected the world today in numerous ways uncountable. Religion has shown to affected the law in some places, in certain countries people aren't allowed to practice their faith . The way we see each other or think of each other, in certain faiths, one must marry with the similar faith. Also how religion has brought together other believers from other countries together to practice their faith.
Religion has a big affect on culture/life, it affects how others act throughout the day. Ex/ Muslims Fast during Ramadan, also if A Christian were to convert to an Muslim they would have to change their life style because of everything they have to do or sacrifice. Since my religion has taught me respect and love, I always respect and love everyone equally
Similarities:
All religions teach us right from wrong, how we should live our lives holy and respectfully and to be able to share your religion openly.

Differences:
Some of the religions have different, Gods, Scared Texts, Beliefs, Scared Texts, Commandments, etc...

Conflicts
St Bartholomew Massacre
Battle of Siffin
Crusades
Holocaust

Islam
Buddhism
Hinduism
Judaism
Christianity
Sects:
-Roman Catholic -Eastern Orthodox
-Protestant -Anglican/Episcopalian
-Amish -Baptists
Mainly Located: Europe, North America, South America.
Rank: Largest World Religion
Christianity Symbol: Cross
Sects:
Vaishnavism
Shaivism
Shaktism
Smartism

Major Holy days:
Mainly Located:India, United Kingdom & U.S
Rank: 3 Largest religion in the world
Major Holy days:
-Purim -Passover (Pesach)
-The Day of Atonmement (Yom Kippur)
-Hanukkah (the Festival of Lights)
-Jewish New Year (Rosh Hashanah)
Sects:
Reform
Orthodox
Conservative
Mainly Located: Israel, Europe & U.S.A
Rank: 12 Largest
Sects:
-Shi'a
-Sunni
Main Location:Middle East & North Africa
Rank: 2 Largest World Religion
Major Holy days:
Sects:
There are many subdivisions within Buddhism, they can be classified within three groups:
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Theravada
"Way of the Elders"
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Mahayana
"Greater Vehicle"
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Vajrayana
"Diamond Vehicle"
Mainly Located:China, Japan, Korea, Southeast Asia
Rank: 4 Largest in the World
Islam Symbol:The Star and Crescent
Buddhism Symbol: Dharmachakra (Wheel)
Hinduism symbol: Aum
Judiaism symbol:Star of David
Holy Days Of The Year For Christianity:
Characteristics:
The Trinity
God
The Devil (Satan)
Afterlife
The Ten Commandments
Scared Writing: Bible, "Old Testament & New Testament"
Characteristics
Allah
Afterlife
Judgement Day
Scared Text: Quran& the Hadith
Ramadan
Eid al-Fitr
Eid al-Adha
Ash Wednesday
Good Friday
Easter
Advent
Christmas
Characteristics
Reincarnation
Four Noble Truths
Depending on how bad your karama is you could either be reborn as a different person, animal or super natural being
Meditation
No God
Buddhist don't have an actually God which they worship. Instead they focus more on their inner selves and try to enlighten their inner self.
Scared Texts: Pali Canon (Tripitaka), Mahayana sutras
Lunar Quarters
Buddha's Birthday
Buddha's Enlightenment
Characteristics
Gods
The gods of modern Hinduism are many. Devotion to these various deities is based primarily on one's region and needs.
Scared Writings:Vedas, Upanishads, Sutras, Bhagavad Gita
Holi
Diwali
Major Holy days:
Jewish people believe that when the Messiah comes he will do these following deeds: And he will finally bring world peace.
-Bring peace to all nations
-Perfect harmony and abundance in nature
-All Jews return from exile to Israel
-Universal acceptance of the Jewish Religion
-No sin or evil; all Israel will obey the commandments
Days of Awe
The Days of Awe are the 10 days from the beginning of Rosh Hashanah to the end of Yom Kippur. This important period, which always occurs in the autumn, is devoted to introspection, repentance, and atonement for sin.
Messiah
Characteristics
Sacred Texts: Torah, Tanakh and Talmud
In Heaven or Hell
Christianity was founded 33 AD in Palestine. The founder was Jesus of Nazareth. The original languages spoken were Greek, Latin & Aramaic. Christian's practice there faith and worship their God in a church.
Islam was founded in 622 CE in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. The founder is Muhhammad. The original language spoken is Arabic. They worship their god and faith in a mosque.
Buddhism was founded 520 BCE in Northeastern India. The founder is Siddharta Gautama"Buddah", but he is not their God just their Founder. The original languages spoken are Pail. They practice their faith in temples and meditation centers/halls.
Hinduism was founded 1500 BC or earlier it was founded in India. There is not a founder. The original languages spoken are sanskrit. They worship their faith in a temple.
Judaism is founded in 2500 DC founded in Mesopotamia. The founder is Abraham and original language spoken is Hebrew. They worship their faith and God in a synagogue.
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