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Unit 4 Study Stack

Study for test over religions

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 is reincarnation? Cycle of life, death, rebirth
What is karma? Belief that your good/bad deeds will impact your next life in good/bad ways
What are the Four Noble Truths? Buddhist beliefs about what causes suffering (desires) and how to free oneself from suffering and reach nirvana
What is the Eightfold Path? Guidelines for Buddhists to follow to lead a moral life and reach enlightenment
What do Judaism, Christianity, and Islam have in commmon? All are monotheistic and began in the Middle East
What do Hinduism and Buddhism have in common? Both began in India, both believe in karma and reincarnation, both believe that it is possible to escape the cycle of reincarnation
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 is the holy book of Hinduism? Vedas
What is the holy book of Buddhism? Tripitaka
What does polytheistic mean? Belief in many gods
Who is the founder of Christianity? Jesus
Who is the founder of Hinduism? Unknown
Who is the founder of Judaism? Abraham
Who is the founder of Islam? Muhammad
Who is the founder of Buddhism? Siddartha Gautama
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
Created by: lisalunn