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Unit 4 Study Stack

Study for test over religions

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What does Monotheistic mean? Belief in one God
Where did Hinduism begin? India
Where did Judaism begin? Middle East (Israel)
Where did Buddhism begin? India
Where did Christianity begin? Middle East (Israel)
Where did Islam begin? Middle East (Saudi Arabia)
When did Hinduism begin? 3000 B.C.
When did Judaism begin? 2000 B.C.
When did Buddhism begin? 500 B.C.
When did Christianity begin? 30 A.D.
When did Islam begin? 600 A.D.
Where is Hinduism mainly practiced today? India
Where is the Jewish homeland today? Israel
Where is Buddhism mainly practiced today? Eastern Asia
Where is Christianity mainly practiced today? North and South America, Western Europe, Russia, southern Africa, Australia
Where is Islam mainly practiced today? North Africa and Southwest Asia
What are the Ten Commandments? Rules or guidelines for Jews and Christians to live a moral life
What do Christians believe about Jesus? That he is the son of God and the messiah who saves humankind from sin
What are the Five Pillars? Five guidelines for Muslims to follow (statement of faith, pray 5x daily, give to charity, fast during Ramadan, hajj--journey to Mecca)
What do Judaism, Christianity, and Islam have in commmon? All are monotheistic and began in the Middle East
What is the holy book of Islam? Quran
What is the holy book of Judaism? Torah
What is the holy book of Christianity? Bible
What does polytheistic mean? Belief in many gods
Who is the founder of Christianity? Jesus
Who is the founder of Judaism? Abraham
Who is the founder of Islam? Muhammad
What is the name of the holy city where Muslims must make a pilgrimage once in their lives? Mecca
How do Jews and Christians differ in what they believe about a messiah? Christians believe that Jesus was the messiah (savior); Jews are still waiting for the messiah
Who is the founder of Hinduism? Unknown
Who is the founder of Buddhism? Siddhartha Gautama
What is reincarnation? Cycle of life, death, rebirth
What is karma? The belief that your good or bad actions will have consequences
What are the Four Noble Truths? The Buddha's teachings about suffering
What is the Eightfold Path? Eight guidelines for living a good life, followed by Buddhists
How are Hinduism and Buddhism different in their belief about god? Hindus have many gods; Buddhists have no god
What are the sacred writings for Hinduism called? Vedas
What are the sacred writings for Buddhism called? Tripitaka
Name the main symbol for each religion. Judaism: Star of David Christianity: Cross Islam: Star and Crescent Moon Hinduism: Om Buddhism: Wheel
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