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Wiltja History

Comparing Religions

Judaism They share the same god as Christianity and Islam. They believe in one god, Yahweh. Abraham is the founding father of this religion. Their Holy Scriptures are called The Tanakh. They worship at synagogues. Their symbol is the Star of David.
Christianity They believe in one god, the same as Judaism and Islam. They believe Jesus Christ is the Son of God and follow his teachings. Their Holy Scripture is The Holy Bible. They worship in churches. Their symbol is The Cross.
religions The many different beliefs in the spiritual world or in a god or gods. The 6 largest in the world are Hinduism, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Buddhism and Sikhism.
Hinduism It's the world's oldest living religion. They believe in many gods. They worship at temples and at home. Their Holy Scriptures are called The Verdas. Their symbol is the Aum (Om).
Buddhism They don't believe in any gods. They follow the spiritual teachings of Buddha, the enlightened one. They worship in temples. Their Holy Scriptures are called The Tripitaka. Their symbol is the Dharma Wheel.
Islam They believe in one god called Allah. Muhammad is the most important prophet of Allah. Their Holy Scriptures are called The Qu'ran. They worship at Mosques. Their symbol is the star and crescent moon.
Sikhism They believe in one god. It was founded by Guru (teacher) Nanak Dev. They follow the teachings of 10 prophet-teachers called Gurus. They worship in temples. Their Holy Scriptures are called the Guru Granth Sahib. Their symbol is the Khanda.
approximately A close guess or estimate.
Middle East An area of land between Europe, Asia and Africa. It is where you find Egypt, Israel, Saudi Arabia and the other countries of the Arabian peninsula.
similarities Something that has features almost the same as something else.
differences Two or more things that are not the same as one another.
believe To accept something as true and real.
Commandments 10 of these are important to the Jewish religion.
teachings Messages or life lessons that are taught by someone or something.
Holy Scriptures Important religious books that teach people how to live and how to worship or be spiritual.
source A person, book, document, website or record that provides information.
gospels The four books of the Holy Bible that tell of Jesus Christ's life, teachings and resurrection.
resurrection The act of rising from the dead. Christians believe Jesus Christ did this long ago.
synagogue A Jewish place of worship.
involves To include or add. Example: Meeting someone for the first time usually ________ shaking their hand.
worship The act of showing respect and love for God by prayer.
church A Christian place of worship.
usually Something done in an expected way. Example: Students _______ wear a uniform to school.
praying Speaking to God or meditation.
Sabbath A weekly day of rest and worship set apart by God.
conclusion The end of something.
monotheism The belief in one God.
polytheism The belief in many gods.
atheism Having no belief in any gods or the spiritual world.
agnostism Not being sure whether God exists or believing that knowing God is impossible.
Created by: Mr_M_Morrison
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