Comparison of World Religions

Tyler Gallman

Christianity

  • It started with the birth of Jesus Christ in C.E.
  • There are 2 billion people worldwide
  • Monotheistic (Jesus)
  • God sent his son down to earth to forgive us for our sins
  • Bethlehem
  • 2014 years
  • Christian Creation Story. Christians believe that God created the world and all living things.
  • Seeking individuals and go out and spread the gospel
  • Bible
  • God, preacher
  • Pastor

Buddhism

  • Most historians agree that Buddhism originated in northern India in the 5th century B.C.E. The tradition traces its origin to Siddhartha Gautama which was referred to as Buddha.
  • Buddha
  • Monotheistic
  • They look to go for enlightenment
  • India
  • 2,500 years
  • The hero of our story is Prince Siddhartha, the Buddha-to-be, who lived more than 2,500 years ago. His father was the Rajah of the Sakya clan, King Suddhodana, and his mother was Queen Maha Maya. They lived in India, in a city called Kapilavatthu, in the foothills of the Himalayas.
  • 300 million
  • Popularity
  • Monks
  • Lumbini, Mecca