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Five Major World Religions

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Alec Mateski

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Five Major World Religions Christianity Important People Founder - Jesus Christ Believe in prophets like Moses Important Dates Founded during Jesus' life Christmas and Easter are Christian holidays. Worship Believe in Bible Believe in one all power full God, and that Jesus was his son. Today 2,107 billion followers today Christians are all over the world, mostly Europe and America Judaism Important People Founder - Moses Believe in prophets Important Dates Foundation unknown Passover is a Jewish holiday. Worship Believe in old testament of the Bible Believe in one all power full God. Today Judaism is mostly found in Israel Important People Founder - Muhammad Important Dates Foundation began in the early 600s Muharram is a Islamic holiday. Worship Believe in the Qur'an Believe in one all power full God. Today 1,283 billion followers today Islamic religions are mostly found in northern Africa and southern Asia Islam Believe in prophets Hinduism Important People no one founder Important Dates Foundation Unknown - world's oldest religion Holi - (The festival of colors) is a Hindu holiday. Worship Believe in multiple religious book like the Bhagavad Gita Believe in a God that takes the shape as of many different gods Today 851 billion followers today Hindu religions are mostly found in India No real central leadership within religion Believe in reincarnation Believe in joining a universal soul Buddhism Important People Founder - Siddhartha Gautama: The Buddha Important Dates Possibly Founded 566 - 480 Vesak or Visakah Puja - (Buddha Day) is a Buddhist holiday. Worship Believe in the Dhamma (teachings of buddha) Today 375 billion followers today Buddhism is mostly found in Asia. Brahmins are religious leaders Believe in The Four Noble Truths, Karma, and The Cycle of Rebirth "Buddhist Holidays and Festivals." Buddhist Holidays and Festivals. N.p., n.d. Web. 24 Sept. 2012. <http://www.urbandharma.org/udharma3/holidays.html>.
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