By: Natalie Teran

World religions

A religion is an organized system of beliefs, ceremonies, and rules used to worship a god or group of gods. There are many different religions practiced around the world. There are 5 major religions that are practiced the most. They are Christianity, Judaism, Hinduism, Buddhism,and Islam.


Christianity is one of the five most common practiced religions in the world. Christianity derived from Judaism in the 1st century. Christians believe in the teachings and person Jesus of Nazareth. The holy book that Christians use is the Bible. Christians go to church every Sunday. Christians are monotheistic. The major holidays include Lent, Easter, Christmas, Palm Sunday, Good Friday, Pentecost, and Advent.

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Judaism is one of the five most practiced religions in the world. Judaism dates back to the 18th century BC. Judaism is monotheistic. Jews believe in God. Their holy book is the Torah. Major Jewish holidays include Yom Kippur, Rosh Hashanah, Sukkot, Simchat Torah, Hanukkah and Passover. The name of their God is Tetragrammaton. Judaism practice includes the Mitzvot, 613 commandments, and Rabbinic law.
Jewish History


Hinduism is one of the most practiced religions in the world. Hinduism has no specific founder or specific moment of origin. Hinduism is the religion of India. The Hinduism holy book is Vedas. The major holidays include Rama Navami, Krishna Jayanti, Holi, and Mahashivaratri. Hinduism is Polytheistic. Some Gods include Lord Krishna, Lord Vishnu, and Lord Shiva.

Ancient History of Hinduism


Buddhism is one of the five most practiced religions in the world. Buddhism originated in northern India in the 5th century BC. Buddhism is polytheistic. The main God is Buddha. The holy book is Tiptaka. The major holidays include the Buddhist New Year, Vesak, and Magha Puja Day
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Islam is one of the five most practiced religions in the world. Islam developed in the Middle East in the 7th century. Islam is a monotheistic religion. Their God is Allah and their holy book is the Quaran. The major holidays include the Islamic New Year, Prophet Muhammed's birthday, Ramadan, and the Hajj.