world religions

by charleigh campbell :)

Types Of Religion!

There are 5 main types of religion in this world



  • Christianity
  • Judaism
  • Hinduism
  • Buddhism
  • Islam


Christianity

Christianity is a monotheistic religion. This means that people who are Christian, believe in one God. Every religion has its beliefs. Christianity believes in The Holy Spirit, Jesus Christ, Heaven and Hell, Angles, and the Devil (satan). Some rituals that Christians do are baptism, prayer, sunday services, fasting, and bible study.



Fun Facts about Christianity!

Holy Book: the Bible

God's: God/ Jesus Christ

Major Holidays they celebrate: Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter, Good Friday, Lent, Ash Wednesday

Highly practiced rituals: baptism, bible study, confirmation, prayer, sunday services, confession

Judaism

Judaism is also a monotheistic religion. The one God that they believe in is God. People who believe in Judaism are called Jews. Jews believe in the 13 Articles of Faith, God, The Messiah, Human Nature, and Afterlife. Some rituals that Jews do are having Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, mourning, naming ceremonies, and circumcision.


Fun Facts about Judaism!

Holy Book: The Torah/ Bible

God(s): God / Jesus Christ

Holidays that they celebrate: the Jewish calendar, Hanukkah, Passover, Days of Awe

Highly practiced rituals: the 613 commandments found in the Bible, going to the synagogue, and Jewish worship and prayer

Hinduism

Hinduism is a polytheistic religion. This means that Hindus worship more than one God. The god's that Hindus worship are Devi, Ganesha, Goddesses, Shiva, Vedic Gods, and Vishnu. Hindus believe in Brahman, Authority of Brahmans and Vedas, Karma, and the purpose of life. Some ritual that Hindus practice are Ayurveda, Yoga, Namaste Greetings, Puja, The Sadhu, and Temples and temple rituals.


Fun Facts about Hinduism!

Holy Book: Mahaburata and the Veda

Holidays that Hindus celebrate: Diwali, Holi, and Mahashivaratri

Highly practiced rituals: Ayurveda, Yoga, Namaste Greetings, Puja, The Sadhu, and Temples and temple rituals

Buddhism

Buddhism is a polytheistic religion. Buddhists believe in Human nature, reincarnation and the afterlife, buddhas, and deities. Some rituals that Buddhists practice are meditation, mantas, mudras, prayer wheels, Monasticism, and pilgrimage.


Fun facts about Buddhism!

Holy Book: Tipitaka

Holidays that Buddhists celebrate: buddhist new year, vesak, sangha day, ancester day


Islam

Islam is a monotheistic religion. Islamics believe in the 6 articles of faith, God, the prophets, human nature, Allah, and the afterlife. Some rituals that Islamics practice would be confession of faith, ritual prayer, alms tax, and the pilgrimage to Mecca.


Fun Facts about Islam!

Holy Book: Quran

Holidays that Islamics celebrate: the Islamic calendar, Al-Hijra, Ramadan, Ashura, 'Id Al-Fitr, and 'Id Al-Adha