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MY PROJECT ON THE FOUR

MAJOR WORLD
RELIGIONS

Name: Khareem Hall
Grade: 4p
Teacher: Ms. Walker
Suject: Religious Education

Acknowledgement
I would like to express sincere gratitude to all those
who aided me in making this project a success. I also
want to tell my teacher thanks for giving me this
project because in researching this project i have
gained more knowledge of the diffrent religions and
the impact they have in the world. Thanks to all.

...... ...............1 Acknowledgement..........................................place of worship HINDUISM: ................. .....................8-11 1)What is hinduism 2)Symbols. Holy book................................. ............................... .............................................2 Content Page...........3 CHRISTIANITY:............................................... place of worship JUDAISM: ............4-7 1)What is christianity 2)Symbols.............................................12-15 1)What is judaism 2)Symbols......... place of worship ................................... Holy book.......... ........................C0ntent Page Title Page....... Holy book.... ........................................................

. or its beliefs and practices...... and the saviour of humanity whose coming was prophesied in the Old Testament................. a translation of the Hebrew Māšîă. Holy book. meaning "the anointed one"................................................... Christians refer to Jesus as Christ or the Messiah. place of worship Biblography....... Christianity is the world's largest religion.... ......ISLAM: . known as Christians................. Consequently...... fully divine and fully human..............with nearly 2.....20 CHRISTIANITY Christianity from the Ancient Greek word Christos......16-19 1)What is islam 2)Symbols...........4 billion adherents. it is the religion based on the person and teachings of Jesus Christ....... ...... How did Christianity begin? .........Most Christians believe that Jesus is the Son of God..

North Africa. the Eastern Orthodox Church. Australasia.During the Middle Ages. most of the remainder of Europe was Christianized. Worldwide. and the various denominations of Protestantism. and parts of India.Following the Age of Discovery. and adherents were gained in the Middle East.Originating in the Levant region of the Middle East.Christianity has played a prominent role in the shaping of Western civilization. replacing other forms of religion practiced under Roman rule. It grew in size and influence over a few centuries. and Protestantism came into existence during the Reformation of the 16th century. and Egypt. sub-Saharan Africa. Mesopotamia. the three largest groups of Christianity are the Catholic Church. The Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox patriarchates split from one another in the schism of the 11th century.Christianity is an Abrahamic religion that began as a Jewish sect in the mid-1st century. Christianity spread to the Americas. Ethiopia. Symbol . and by the end of the 4th century had become the official state church of the Roman Empire. Asia Minor. and the rest of the world through missionary work and colonization. it quickly spread to Syria. splitting from the Roman Catholic Church.

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The Church HINDUISM What is Hinduism? Hinduism is the oldest living religion in the world. .

such as that of the original concepts and . is not monolithic (characterised by complete uniformity) and has thus eluded simple definition. like in any family. no central governing body. including in the UK (around 700. Hinduism is also responsible for many valuable contributions to the world. rituals. philosophy. or sampradayas.This was perplexing for early Western scholars of religion because they tended to perceive Hinduism through their own preconceived ideas of the nature of ‘religion’ – most often in relation to their own faith and culture. no single set of teachings. no unified code of conduct. in fact. each with its own distinct theology. precise terms. code of practices.000) and North America (over 2 million). How did it begin? Hinduism. cultural. over 60 million Hindus live outside of India in 150 different countries. This inescapable diversity and richness makes Hinduism particularly hard to define in simple. the authority of the Vedas. dharma (the law of righteousness).Hinduism. Nonetheless.enduring today as a healthy. social and linguistic influences extend across the globe. it is also the world’s third largest religion. no one scripture. karma (the law of cause and effect). is a ‘family’ of many diverse traditions. atma (the soul). Its origins lie in the vast Indian subcontinent.With almost a billion followers. and moksha (liberation). though. While it remains the majority religion in India. These include accepting God or a Supreme Reality. Hindus comprise about one-seventh of the world’s entire population. It has no single founder. spirited and colourful group of traditions. and value system. with over 800 million adherents. its spiritual. there are some common elements and unifying themes.

we can say with certainty that it is closely connected to India.Although it is not easy to define Hinduism. Vastu. Ayurveda. and much more. Symbols . Jyotish.practices of Yoga. its culture and its sacred texts – but it also extends far beyond them. karma. Vedanta.

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A Temple JUDAISM What is Judaism? .

or rabbinic. When did it begin? Judaism is a religious tradition with origins dating back nearly four thousand years. Jacob. their Jewishness will continue to be passed on from one generation to the next regardless of their individual behavior Yet. there are many Jews who are non-practicing and/or non-believing. and social laws as they are articulated in the Torah — the first five books of the Hebrew Bible. who received God's law at Mt. Judaism traces its heritage to the covenant God made with Abraham and his lineage — that God would make them a sacred people and give them a holy land. .E." classical. but whose “membership” in the community is not disputed. one needs either to have been born to a Jewish mother or to have converted to the Jewish faith by one of the generally recognized movements within the religion. to be a member of the Jewish people. Judaism is a tradition grounded in the religious. and the religion and the people are open to new members who are willing to undergo the process of conversion. or men who marry a Jewish woman. Judaism is not a race nor a genetically determined identity. And in fact. Sinai. Isaac. Judaism did not emerge until the 1st century C.Technically. ethical. The primary figures of Israelite culture include the patriarchs Abraham. If they are women.Judaism is the name of the religious faith and set of practices that are shared by the Jewish people. and the prophet Moses. rooted in the ancient near eastern region of Canaan (which is now Israel and Palestinian territories). Originating as the beliefs and practices of the people known as "Israel.

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570–8 June 632 CE). considered by them to be the last prophet of God.Muslims .Islam what is Islam? Islam is a monotheistic and Abrahamic religion articulated by the Qur'an. An adherent of Islam is called a Muslim. a book considered by its adherents to be the verbatim word of God and by the teachings and normative example (called the Sunnah and composed of hadith) of Muhammad (c.

and Jesus.believe that God is one and incomparable and that the purpose of existence is to worship God. Abraham. which Muslims believe to be the preexistent. Muhammad dictated the Qur'an. They maintain that the previous messages and revelations have been partially misinterpreted or altered over time. the holy book of Islam. Symbols . and following Islamic law. perfect words of Allah.D. when did it begin? The origin of Islam can be traced back to 7th century Saudi Arabia. which touches on virtually every aspect of life and society.D. Noah. which are basic concepts and obligatory acts of worship. to family life and the environment.Muslims also believe that Islam is the complete and universal version of a primordial faith that was revealed many times before through prophets including Adam. providing guidance on multifarious topics from banking and welfare.but consider the Arabic Qur'an to be both the unaltered and the final revelation of God. Religious concepts and practices include the five pillars of Islam. Islam is thus the youngest of the great world religions. The prophet Muhammad (circa 570632 A. Moses. after experiencing what he claimed to be an angelic visitation.) introduced Islam in 610 A.

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