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SS Statement EIGHT

World Religions & Modern Cultural Practices

diffusion ____________ refers to the spread of new ideas, practices and products from one place to another.
Judaism Which monotheistic religion of the ancient Hebrews traces back to Abraham in early Mesopotamia and Israel?
Christianity Which monotheistic religion's followers believe in Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior?
Islam Which monotheistic religion is based on the words and teachings of the prophet Mohammad ?
Buddhism Which religion was founded in India by Buddha (Gautama) and later spread to China, Burma, Japan, Tibet, and parts of southeast Asia?
Hinduism Which common religion of India is based upon the practices of the early Aryan settlers?
Tradition ____________ is a continuing pattern of cultural beliefs and/or practices.
monotheism A belief in ONE god is called _____________ .
polytheism A belief in MORE than one god is called ____________ .
Abraham Who is considered the "father of the Jews"; the founder of Judaism?
Siddhartha Gautama Who is Buddha, "the awakened one" the founder of Buddhism?
Jesus Christ Who is the founder of Christianity?
The Prophet Mohammad Who is the founder of Islam?
cultural practices The things we DO that show the impact of tradition are called ___________ ____________ .
cultural products The things we HAVE that show the impact of tradition are called ___________ ____________ .
Hinduism Which religion has no specific founder?
India Where did Hinduism originated or begin?
India Where did Buddhism originate or begin?
Israel Where did Judaism originated or begin?
Jerusalem, Israel Where did Christianity originate or begin?
Arabian Peninsula; Saudi Arabia Where did Islam originate or begin?
Christianity Which religion began in Israel and spread throughout the Roman Empire?
Judaism Which religion celebrates Passover, Hanukkah and Yom Kippur as major holidays?
Hebrews or Jews Followers of Judaism are called ___________ .
Hinduism Which religion believes in karma, reincarnation, and the personal worship of many different gods?
Hinduism Which religion celebrates Diwali or "the festival of lights"?
Dalai Lama What is the name of the highest spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhist?
Muslims Followers of Islam are called ___________ .