Beliefs- Christians believe that there is only one god. They believe that a man named Jesus is the son of God. They believe that Jesus died on a cross so that people who believe in him will go to heaven and have an eternal life. Christians believe in life after death. Some forms of Christianity are Catholics, Episcopal, and Methodist.

Rituals- Once a year Christians give up one thing that matters to them for a month. This ritual is called lent. Most types of Christianity worship and go to church on Sundays.

Holidays- Easter, Christmas, Good Friday

Gods- Christians are monotheistic, they believe In one god.

Main book- Christians main book is the new testimate, also known as the bible.

History- Christianity Started in the first century AD. AD stands for After the Death of Christ.

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Beliefs- The Jewish people believe in one god. They believe that if you have a good life and are very nice to people you will go to heaven. They believe in life after death. The Jewish people believe that god will forgive you of all your sins.

Rituals- Once a year around late fall or mid winter, the Jewish people celebrate Hanukkah. For eight days they light candles to remember the Maccabees who fought off the Romans and only had oil for a candle to last one night but it ended up lasting for eight nights.

Holidays- Hanukkah, Yom Kippur, Rosh Hashanah

Gods- Judaism is a monotheistic religion. They have one God.

Main book- Torah

History- Judaism started more than 4,000 years ago.

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Beliefs- Islams believe that Muhammad is their leader. They believe in the five pillars and that is like their 10 commandments.

Rituals- Once in a lifetime Muslims will have to travel to Mecca which is located in Saudi Arabia. They will go to there and worship the whole day. It is part of their religion to go there at least once in their life.

Holidays- Eid Al-Adha,Eid al-Fitr

Gods- Islam is a monotheistic religion. They believe in one god named Allah.

Main book-The main book for Islam is the Qur'an

History- Islam is one of the three main religions. It started in the 7th century. The Islamic culture has spread throughout Africa and is the dominant religion in Africa. Islam also started to spread into the Arabic counties in the Middle East.

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Beliefs- Hindus believe in karma. They believe that if you do good then something good will come back to you and if you do bad, then something bad will come back to you. They believe in reincarnation. When your body dies your soul does not die but it is reborn back into and different form like a frog or a horse.

Holidays- Holi, shigmo, gudi padwa

Gods- Hinduism is a polytheistic religion. The believe in many gods.

Main book-There is no single Hindu holy book. Hinduism consists of many holy books. Bhagavad-Gita, Ramayana


Hinduism started in India and has misty stayed in India. It is the dominate religion in India.

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Beliefs- Buddhists believe that that Buddha was enlightened and if they follow his lead he will show them the true nature of the world.

Holidays- Vesak, Magha Puja Day,Uposatha

Gods- Buddhists do not have a god. Instead they follow Buddha.

Main book-The sacred book of Buddhism is called the Tipitaka.

History- Buddism started in south east Asia. Most Buddhists live in Thailand and Napol.

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