World religions project

By Celeste Johnson


founded in the early 1st century, with the teaching, miracles, crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus.It is the largest religion in the world, Especially dominant in the western world, Christianity has a wide variety of forms, beliefs and practices but all center around faith in Jesus Christ and the belief that Jesus Christ died for our sins and rose from the grave.


is a religion with no founder or known date of origin. The term "Hinduism" comes from the word "India" and refers to a wide variety of religious traditions and philosophies that have developed in India over thousands of years. Most Hindus worship one or more deities, believe in reincarnation, value the practice of meditation, and observe holidays like Diwali and Holi.


the term "Jewish" can be used to describe a race and a culture rather than a religion, so some who identify themselves as Jewish may have little interest in the beliefs and practices associated with the religion of Judaism.Judaism has no official creed or universal doctrinal requirements for membership.


centered around the teachings of the Buddha.In Buddhism, the purpose of life is to end suffering. The Buddha taught that humans suffer because we continually strive after things that do not give lasting happiness.


Islam is a monotheistic religion based on revelations received by the Prophet Muhammad in the 7th century.All that is required is to believe and recite the Shahada: "There is no God but God, and Muhammad is his Prophet." Beyond this core belief, however, Muslim doctrine is often summarized in "Six Articles of Faith." Many Muslims believe that one must adhere to the six articles to be considered a Muslim.