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Vocab set1

Global history set 1

Animism traditional African religion; a belief that the spirit dwells in all living and nonliving things.
Buddhism major religion of eastern and central Asia founded in 6th century B.C. and based on the teaching of Siddhartha Gautama, who believed people must reject the material world and follow a philosophy of self-denial and meditation.
Christianity belief system based on the teaching of Jesus Christ that began in the Middle East about 2,000 years ago and was rooted in monotheistic religion of Judaism.
Confucianism belief system based on the teaching of the Chinese philosopher Confucius, also known as Kung Fu Zi; emphasizes traditional values such as obedience, knowing each person’s role in society, and respect for education, elders and leaders.
Dharma religious duties and rights of each individual of each class within the Hindu belief system.
Divine Right belief that the king or the queen was God’s earthly representative and received all power directly from God.
Five Pillars of Wisdom basic beliefs of Islam that include: one God, Allah, praying five time a day, fasting during the month of Ramadan, making a pilgrimage to Mecca, and giving alms to the poor.
Hinduism major religion of India based on a rigid caste system containing rules for proper behavior. Karma, or a person’s behavior, influences his or her reincarnation after death into a higher or lower caste. An endless cycle of rebirth is created for each soul
Islam name that means submission to the will of God; major religions of the Middle East founded in the seventh century A.D. by the prophet Muhammad whose teachings include belief in one God – Allah.
Judaism monotheistic religion of the Hebrews whose spiritual and ethical principles are rooted in Old Testament of the Bible and in the Talmud.
Karma belief in Hinduism, that people’s lifelong deeds and actions affect their future life.
Koran sacred book of Islam containing the revelations made by Allah to Muhammad
Monotheism belief in one God
Mosque Muslim house of worship
Muslim followers of the Islamic religion
Polytheism worship or belief in many gods.
Reincarnation Hindu belief that the soul is reborn in different forms that indicate whether a person led a good or bad life.
Secularism rejection of the importance of religion in favor of worldly matters.
Ten Commandments religious and moral laws of Judaism; also adopted by the Christian as part of their moral laws.
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