Aspects of The Church

Liam Wyatt - Carter

Examples of Religious Experience and Spirituality in the Catholic and Judaism Communities

Religious Experience and Spirituallity in The Catholic and judaism Community

A simple prayer could be called a religious experience, as it is a way for you to communicate with God.

What is a Religious Experience?

My Understanding:
connecting or communicating to something, not of reality.

Dictionary Definition:
A religious experience (sometimes known as a spiritual experience, sacred experience, or mystical experience) is a subjective experience in which an individual reports contact with a transcendent reality , an encounter or union with the divine.

Examples of Myths and other stories in the Catholic and Judaism Community

Examples of Myths and other stories in the Cathollic and judaism Community

The Bible is a perfect example of many different stories and myths of the catholic and Judaism communities, as the whole thing is all about stories or teachings.

What is a Story or a Myth?

My Understanding: a tale that is told or written that is sometimes true and is sometimes a myth.

Dictionary Definition:
An account or recital of an event or a series of events, either true or fictitious

Examples Social Structures in the Catholic and Judaism Communities

Social Structures in the Catholic Community

Some of the social structures of the catholic church include: Priest, Bishop, cardinals, Pope... etc

Social Structures in The Judaism Community

The Rabbi's job is to aid those who need questions answered about Torah.

What is a Social Structure?

My Understanding:
who is who and who does what, like ranks the higher your rank the more important the job.

Dictionary Definition:
the people in a society considered as a system organized by a characteristic pattern of relationships; "the social organization of England and America is very different"; "sociologists have studied the changing structure of the family"

Examples of Sacred Texts in The Catholic and Judaism Communities

Sacred Texts In The Catholic and Judaism Communities

the text bible In both catholic and judasim communities is to be considered Sacred.

What are Sacred Texts?

My Understanding: A Sacred text is a piece of writing or text that is kept or is known to be precious or protected.

Dictionary Definition: writing that is venerated for the worship of a deity

Examples of Symbols in the Catholic and Judaism Communities

Symbols in The Catholic Community

The cross is a symbol that represents jesus. it is often hung on walls. sometimes the cross may have a figure of jesus.

Symbols of The Judaism Community

The Star Of David. 2 triangles overlapped one points upward while the other points downward, this creates a star. it represents King Davids Shield.

What is a Symbol?

My Understanding:
A symbol is a symbolic image that represents something.

Dictionary Definition:
A thing that represents or stands for something else, esp. a material object representing something abstract.

Beliefs in the Catholic and Judaism Communities

Beliefs in The Catholic Community

  • The Bible is a book that explains the teachings and the word of God.

  • Baptism, the process of becoming catholic,

  • God’s Ten Commandments provide a standard of which to live by.

  • Holy Trinity Catholics believe that God, is made up of three people: God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit.

Beliefs of The Judaism Community

Jews believe there is only One God. Often this God is beyond our ability to comprehend, but God is nevertheless present in our everyday lives. Some connect with God through prayer, others may not think about God on a daily basis. Each individual's relationship with God is unique and personal.

What is a Belief?

My Understanding:
A belief is something or an opinion that you follow or live by.

Dictionary Definition:
An acceptance that a statement is truw or that something exists

Ethics of the Catholic and Judaism Communities

Ethics of The Catholic and judaism Communities

In The catholic and Judaism communities their are a few ethics or rules, that the church would have you not do, some of these things may be like: getting divorced, or you cannot get married if you are a priest... etc

What is An Ethic?

My Understanding:
Ethics are like rules, like a criteria we must follow

Dictionary Definition:
A set of moral principles, esp. ones relating to or affirming a specifies group, field, or form of conduct.

Rituals of the Catholic and Judaism Communities

Rituals of the cahtolic Community

In the catholic community, mass is performed it is a ceremony that is generally hosted in a church and a series of events that generally follow a particular order. Also the 7 sacraments are a ritual that is performed.

Rituals of the Judasim Community

in the Jewish community Rituals such as circumcision, marriage, death, and a daily prayer are performed.

What is a Ritual

My Understanding: A ritual is a tradition that is usually or sometimes performed

Dictionary Definition:
A religious or solemn ceremony consisting of a series of actions performed according to a prescribed order.