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Catholicism 7 sacraments Baptism, the Eucharist (the partaking of bread and wine that repeats the actions of Jesus at the Last Supper), Penance, Confirmation, Matrimony, Holy Orders, and Anointing the Sick
Reformation movement 95 theses October 31, 1517
5 pillars of Islam Shahadah – worship 1 god, Salat – pray 5 times a day facing Makkah, Zakat – give to charity, Sawm of Ramadan – fast during Ramadan, Hajj – pilgrimage to Makkah
4 noble truths Everyone endures suffering, Suffering leads to reincarnation, Goal is to escape suffering and get to Nirvana – redemption state, Get to Nirvana through 8-fold path
Theravada The way of the elders, Closer to Buddha’s approach, Cite Buddha’s wisdom
Mahayana Less demanding, Cite Buddha’s compassion
Vajrayana Emphasize rituals - Tantras
ghetto city neighborhoods set up by law to be inhabited only by Jews
Zionism Jewish nationalism
minaret tower where muezzin summons people to prayer
Golden Temple in Amritsar Sikh holy place
Lumbini in Nepal where Buddha was born
diocese basic unit of Roman Catholic hierarchy
bishop heads a diocese
province several dioceses
archbishop heads a province
Chinese cosmogony yin - dark, yang - light
Antyesti Hindu custom involves cremation rather than burial
dakhma Zoroastrian tower of silence, expose their dead to this circular structure
Islamic calendar lunar, 354 days
Christian calendar solar, 12 months
Jewish calendar lunisolar, 354 days
Bahai calendar 19 months, 19 days each, starts March 21st (1st day of spring)
Pesach Passover - liberation of Jews from Egypt, time for harvesting barley
Shavuot Feast of Weeks - when Moses received the Torah from God, time for harvesting wheat
Sukkot Israelites in the wilderness - last harvest of the year
o Rosh Hashanah (New Year) and Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement) 2 holiest days for Jews, 10 days of repentance
1948-1949 war Day after Israel declared independence - 5 countries started a war - Israel’s boundaries extended - Jordan took West Bank and east Jerusalem - Egypt took Gaza Strip
1956 Suez war Egypt blocked Suez Canal - Israel, France, and UK attacked Egypt
1967 6-day war Israel blocked from waterways - Israel gained the Gaza Strip, the Golan Heights, the Sinai Peninsula, the West Bank, and the Old City of Jerusalem
1973 Yom Kippur war Surprise attack on Jew’s holiest day
Peace treaty Between Egypt and Israel - Israel gave back the Sinai Peninsula
Palestinian Fatah party willing to recognize Israel in return for territory
Palestinian Hamas party want the entire territory of Israel
al-Aqsa Mosque built on top of the temple mount in Jerusalem
Dome of the Rock Where Muhammed ascended to heaven and Abraham sacrificed Isaac
Wailing Wall Where Jews mourn the temple’s destruction
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