Comparison of World Religions

Cameron Adams

Christianity

  • It started with the birth of Jesus in 0 C.E. In Bethlehem
  • Jesus Christ founded it
  • It is monotheistic
  • There is only one God, who watches over and cares for his people
  • Jesus Christ is the son of God. He died to save humanity from sin. His death and resurrection made eternal life possible for others.
  • There are 2 billion Christians worldwide
  • They spread believes by missionaries
  • The Holy book is the Bible
  • God, Jesus, Holy Spirit, 12 disciples
  • Get together every Sunday to listen to the pastor.
  • Jesus says that Christians should make disciples of al nations baptizing them in the name of the father, the Son, and of the Holy Spirit.
  • Monotheism

Buddhism

  • Most historians agree that it originated in northern India in the 5th century B.C.E.
  • It was started by Buddha
  • People achieve complete peace and happiness by eliminating their attachment to worldly things
  • There are 362 million Buddhists worldwide
  • "The jug fills drop by drop." -Buddha
  • They spread their beliefs with missionaries.
  • The holy book is the Dhammapada
  • Buddha was special
  • Monotheism

Hinduism

  • No founder
  • 820 million Hindus
  • The soul never dies it is continually reborn and people achieve happiness and enlightenment after they free themselves from earthly desires
  • Holy book is the Vedas
  • Brahma, Vishnu, Shiva
  • Polytheism
  • Its been around since 28,000 bce in India
  • Brahma, Vishnu, Shiva were all special
  • Started 28,000 bce in India
  • They spread their beliefs with missionaries