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Anderson Religions

Anderson Key concepts for Christianity, Islam, Judaism, Buddhism, Hinduism

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Which geographic area would you find Islam? Middle East
Which continent would you find Christianity? North America
Which country would you find Hinduism? India
Which continent is mostly Buddhist? Asia
What is the Holy Book of Islam called? Koran
What is the Holy Book of Christianity called? The Bible
What is the Holy Book of Hinduism called? Vedas
What is the Holy Book of Buddhism called? Tipitaka
What is the Holy City/Place of Christianity? Jerusalem
What is the Holy City/Place of Islam? Mecca
What is the Holy City/Place of Hinduism? The Ganges River
What is the Holy City/Place of Buddhism? Bodh Goya
What is the Deity of Christianity? Jesus
What is the Deity of Islam? Allah
What is the Deity of Judaism? Yaweh
What is the Deity of Buddhism? Buddha
What is the Deity of Hinduism? 1000+ Gods one is Brahma
A Celebration in Islam? Rammadan and Eid
A Celebration in Christianity? Christmas and Easter
A Celebration in Judaism? Passover and Hannukkah
A Celebration in Buddhism? Nirvana Day- Gautama became the enlightened Buddha
A Celebration in Hinduism? Dawali- celebration of lights
The Goal of Christianity? Heaven
The Goal of Islam? Paradise with Allah
The Goal of Judaism? Holiness to be in Abrahams Bosom
The Goal of Hinduism? To not be selfish and finally end the cycle of reincarnation and be in Moksha
The Goal of Buddhism? To have no more desire for wealth, power and things and end the cycle of reincarnation and reach Nirvana
Founder of Christianity? Jesus
Founder of Buddhism? Sidartha Gautama who is now the Buddha
Founder of Hinduism? There is none
Founder of Islam? Mohammed
Founder of Judaism? Abraham
Which country would you find Judaism? Israel
What is the Holy book of Judaism? Torah
What is the Holy City/Place of Judaism? Jerusalem
What is the Holy Journey of Judaism? The wailing wall of Jerusalem- you go there to pray for the Messiah to come
What is the Holy Journey of Islam? The Hajj to Mecca
What is the Holy Journey of Buddhism? To visit the prayer wheels and say mantras and prayers
What is the Holy Journey of Hinduism? To wash in the Ganges River
What is the Holy Journey of Christianity? There is none
What are followers of Christianity called? Christians
What are followers of Islam called? Muslims
What are followers of Judaism called? Jews
What are followers of Buddhism called? Buddhists
What are followers of Hinduism called? Hindus
What is the effect of religion on culture in Hinduism? The Caste system is maintained in India because of reincarnation and Karma
What is the effect of religion on culture in Islam? Rigid rules for men and womens roles in society and negative view of the West (unbelievers of Islam are infidels)
What is the effect of religion on culture in Buddhism? A desire to do all things right approach to life and circumstances due to reincarnation & Karma
What is the effect of religion on culture in Judaism? Ability to respond to persecution- they await their Messiah
What is the effect of religion on culture in Christianity? A government and society desire to make all things equal and to help the suffering
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