Word Religions

By: Amanda Bouressa

Christianity

People that are christian believe and get their opinions from the bible. They believe people either go to Heaven or Hell after death. Christians believe Jesus died and reincarnated to save us from our sins. A big holday they celebrate is Christmas for Jesus' birth. it is monotheistic
What is Christianity?
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Judaism

history is of the utmost importance in Judaism. Whereas the sacred texts of most ancient religions focus on myths and philosophical concepts, the Jewish Bible is centered around historical narrative; and most Jewish holidays are intended to connect modern Jews with their historical ancestors and traditions. A big holiday for jews is Hanukkah. Judaism traces its history back to the creation of mankind, but the explicitly Jewish historical origins begin with Abraham and the Hebrews.



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TEN PRINCIPLES OF JUDAISM

Hinduism

The religious life of many Hindus is focused on devotion to God or several gods. Hindu religious practices center on the importance of fulfilling the duties associated both with one's social position and one's stage of life. Hinduism originated in 2000 b.c.




Holidays celebrated:



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Hindu creation story

Buddhism

Buddhism incorporates a variety of rituals and practices, which are intended to aid in the journey to enlightenment and bring blessings on oneself and others. Buddhism originated in northern India in the 5th century B.C.E.


Rituals an practices:

  • meditation
  • mantras
  • mudras
  • prayer wheels

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What is buddhism and how to become a buddhist (1/6)

Islam

These practices are just a very superficial and physical aspect of Islam. A deeper study of the beliefs of Muslims would reveal the true beauty of Islam. It is hoped that the reader will continue to study this great religion, the fastest growing religion in the world today.


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What is Islam?