8 aspects of religion

Symbols of religion

Symbols represents or stands for something else.

The cross

The cross is a main symbols in a lot of religions around the world.


In the christian religions the cross represents the crucifixion of Jesus Christ.



The Dharma Wheel

In Buddism the Dharma Wheel is one of the oldest symbols, it represents Buddhism in the same way that the cross represents Christianity or the star of David represents Judaism.


Star of David

In the Jewish religion the Star of David is a important symbol, it represent the shape of King David's shield

Sacred Text

Scared texts are holy and precious writings that people believe in.

The Torah

In Jewish religion the word "Torah" means; The law of God as revealed to Moses and recorded in the first five books of the Hebrew scriptures.

The Bible

The sacred text of Christianity is the Bible, it is separated into to sections, the Old Testament and The New Testament.

Beliefs

Beliefs are something that you believe in or focus on. Everyones beliefs are different to one another, depending on your religion and experiences.

Jewish

Jews believe that God appointed the Jews to be his chosen people in order to set an example of holiness and ethical behaviour to the world.

Christianity

One of the main beliefs in Christianly is that Jesus is the Son of God who was sent to save mankind from death and sin.

Christianity & Jewish

Jewish and Christianity both believe in God and that he is the creator of all, the Father of all living things. He is a personal being involved in the affairs of the world.

Myths and other stories

Myths and stories are what people tell one an other which may or may not be true.

Jewish

Jews cannot consider Jesus to be the Messiah because Elijah has not returned first as foretold in the Torah.

Christianity

A myth in Christianity is the creation story.

Rituals

Rituals are long traditions that have been carried from generation to generation.

Jewish

The mitzvo traditionally consist of 613 individual commandments. Many of these have to do with Temple ritual, which was central to Jewish life and worship when the Torah was written.

Christianity

Baptism is one of the most important sacrements in Christianity.

It involves immersion in water, a blessing, and the pronouncement, "I baptize you in the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit." Most Christian churches baptize both infants and adults, but some believe that baptism is only rightly performed on adults.

Social Structure

Social structure is a ladder in job terms

Jewish

The social structure in the Jewish religion is very similar to Christianity expect they do not believe that Jesus was the messiah.


Christianity

The social structure in Christianity is


  • God
  • Jesus
  • Holy Spirt
  • Pope
  • Arch Bishop
  • Bishop
  • Priest


Ethics

Ethics is a code of behavior that includes rules, what is expected of you a list of proper behavior.

Jewish

Jewish ethical claims may be traced back to the texts, themes and teachings of the written Torah.

Christianity

Christian ethics are based on Gods ten commandments which was giving to Moses in the Old testament .

Religious experience and spirituality

Religious experience is a wonder moment when you connect with God.

Jewish

Religious experience being Jewish is educational goal , to ask what it might mean. The objective is to begin to probe what an education toward religious experience.

Christianity

The religious experience in Christianity is going to mass and praying