World Religion Project
By: Laura Herrera
Baptism is a physical representation of accepting Jesus Christ as your Lord and Savior
Bible Study is studying the Words of God in depth
Prayer is talking to God about anything in life, thanking him and asking him for different things
Sunday Service is a weekly routine God commanded in the bible to gather in his place of worship and praise him as a community
Christians call their God, God.
Is Christianity Monotheistic or Polytheistic?
ChristmasChristmas is a holiday that celebrates when Jesus was born
Maundy Thursday is a holiday that shows respect for Jesus Christ's Last Supper
Good Friday is when Jesus Christ was crucified on the cross. It is a holiday that reminds people that humans are considered to be good because of what happened that day.
Easter is a holiday that celebrates when Jesus rose from the dead.
Hatha Yoga is a specific type of yoga that focuses on mental along with physical strength building exercises
Puja is a special ritual performed as an offering to special guests
A Temple is where Hindu's go to worship
No Animal Sacrifice
Hindu's do not believe in Animal Sacrifice
Hindu's call their 3 main Gods Brahman, Shiva, and Vishnu
Is Hinduism Monotheistic or Polytheistic?
Meditation is when a person focus's on their own mind for a long time. Meditation usually happens in silence.
Mudras are ritual gestures that are performed using the hands and fingers.
Prayer Wheels are wheels that when you spin them, they have the same effect as reciting the prayer out loud.
Mantras are sacred sounds that are believed to have special/supernatural powers
Buddhists do not believe in a God
Is Buddhism Monotheistic or Polytheistic?
Uppsala is a holiday when Buddhists have a day if observance
Sangha Day is the holiday that honors the Buddhist community
Vesak is a holiday that celebrates Buddha's birthday
Asalha Puja Day
Asalha Puja Day is a holiday that celebrates Buddha's first sermon
Sanghamitta Day is a holiday that honors Sanghamitta traveling to Sri Lanka to spread the Dhamma
Islam's call their God Allah
Is Islam Monotheistic or Polytheistic?
Muharram is a holiday that celebrates the Islamic New Year
Mawild al-Nabi is a holiday that celebrates Muhammad's Birthday
Eid al-Fitr is a holiday celebrating the end of Ramadan
Eid al-Adha is holiday honoring how Abraham was willing to sacrifice his first born son
A Brit Millah happens on the 8th day of life and is the ritual removal of the foreskin of a baby boy.
Brit Hayyim/Brit Bat.
A Brit Bat is the naming ceremony of a baby girl.
A Bar Mitzvah is a ceremony celebrating a 13 year old boy going into the community of adulthood.
Bat Mitzvah is a ceremony celebrating a 13 year old girl going into the community of adulthood.
Kiddushin is a Jewish Wedding ceremony.
Funeral is when Jewish people have funeral practices.
Is Judaism Monotheistic or Polytheistic?
They call their God YHVH
Rosh Hashanah is the Jewish New Year
Sukkot is a harvest celebration that usually happens in October and last for 8 days. Usually people will not work at the beginning and end of this holiday.
Shemini Atzerett is a holiday that celebrates the victory over the Syrians by the Maccabees in the 2nd century B.C.E.
Simchat Torah is a holiday that celebrates the end of the annual cycle of the public Torach readings and the start of a new cycle.
Hanukkah is a holiday that is 8 days long that honors the rededication of the Holy Temple during the time of Maccabean Revolt.
Pesach is a very important holiday that honors the delivery of Jewish people in Egypt from slavery.
Purim is a holiday that celebrates the delivery of a Jewish people as it was told from the Book of Esther.
Shavuot is a holiday that celebrates God's gift of the Torach. It also celebrates the new spring harvest season.