world religions

Leah Barrett

Christianity

  • started in 0 C.E. with the birth of Jesus Christ
  • Jesus started it
  • monotheistic
  • the people believe in 1 God in three people the father, the spirit and, the son
  • started in Jerusalem
  • has been around since the 1st century
  • the holy people are Abraham, Moses, Mary, Jesus, God
  • story of Daniel
- Daniel went to the kings palace and was supposed to eat meat and wine. To his religion he would be ritually unclean if he ate and drank these things. so instead of eating these things he drank water and ate veggies for ten days. after those ten days he was stronger and healthier than all the guys who ate and drank the meat and wine.


  • The holy book is the Bible
  • 2 billion followers
  • spread the word by the roman empire and missionaries
  • God, Priest then the followers

Buddhism

  • Buddhism originated in India in the 5th century B.C.E.
  • the are 350,000,000 followers
  • sacred texts are Pali Tipitika, Mahayana, Vajrayana Canons
  • started by Buddha
  • nontheistic
  • appearances can be deceiving is a moral in this religion
  • a belief of there is reincarnation
  • buddha was the holy person and he was at the top then his advisors then the followers
  • missionaries

Hinduism

  • began 4000 years ago in India
  • sacred texts are known as Vedas,Upanishads, Bhagavad Gi ta, Epics
  • A belief of hinduism is a human being's basic nature is not confined to the body or the mind
  • polytheistic
  • no central leader
  • about 1 billion followers