Normal Size Small Size show me how
AP HUMAN GEO
rubenstein Unit 3 Part 2
|What is Animism?
|A religious or spiritual idea that souls or spirits exist not only in humans and animals but in plants, rocks, and natural phenomena.
|What is Buddhism?
|It is the third of the worlds major universalizing religions. Adherents are especially in china and Southeast Asia.
|What is Christianity?
|Christianity was founded upon the teachings of Jesus, who was born in Bethlehem and raised as a Jew. He died on a cross in Jerusalem. Christianity has the most widespread distribution.
|What is confucianism?
|Confucius was a philosopher and teacher in the Chinese province of Lu. His sayings, which were recorded by his students, emphasized the importance of the ancient Chinese tradition of li which is propriety or correct behavior. It is an ethnic religion.
|What are ethnic religions?
|The ethnic religion with the largest number of followers is Hinduism. A religion with a relatively concentrated spatial distribution whose principles are likely to be based on the physical characteristics of the particular location.
|What is fundamentalism?
|Literal interpretation and strict adherence to basic principles of a religion (or a religious branch, denomination, or sect).
|What is Islam?
|It means the submission to the will of god. It’s a monotheistic religion originating with the teachings of Muhammad, a key religious figure. It is the second largest universalizing religion in the world.