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Global Studies

World Religions and Philosophies

Monotheism religion based on belief in one god
Three major monotheistic religiions Christianity, Judaism and Islam
Codes of Conduct religious rules of behavior; include 10 Commandments and Five Pillars (Islam)
3 major parts of Hinduism 1)belief in reincarnation (rebirth after death) 2)Karma - all good and bad deeds a person does in their life; impacts the level of your rebirth in next life 3) Moksha- goal of Hindus (stops rebirth cycle)
4 important facts about Buddism 1) founded by Siddhartha Gautama (Buddha) 2)belief in reincarnation 3)Nirvana - goal of Buddhists (stops rebirth cycle) 4)accept Four Noble Truths
Four Noble Truths 1- all life is suffering 2- suffering caused by our selfish desires 3-end suffering by following "Eightfold Path" 4- "Eightfold Path"
Eightfold Path Code of behavior followed by Buddhists
Confucianism religion of China; 5 Relationships; filial piety
Five Relationships of Confucianism every person has a specific role and obligation they must follow to keep order in society
Filial Piety people must respect their elders
Nature Religions believe living and non-living things have a spirit
Shinto Japanese religion - belief in nature spirits
Animism African religion - belief in nature spirits
Created by: dawn_pierson