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For a World Civilizations unit on World Religions; the original file, uploaded July 2011 had issues- this is a replacement uploaded in late September 2011.

For a World Civilizations unit on World Religions; the original file, uploaded July 2011 had issues- this is a replacement uploaded in late September 2011.

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  • 1. Judaism
  • 2. Overview of Judaism
    Beliefs
    Where it began
    Its history and issues
    Where it spread
    Its influence
  • 3. Beliefs of Judaism
    One god (monotheism)—Yahweh
    Education and study
    Justice and righteousness
    Obedience and law
  • 4. Jewish Texts
    The Torah
    The Hebrew Bible
    Commentaries
  • 5. Where Judaism Began
  • 6. Jewish History—Timeline
    c. 2000 BCE Abraham
    1200s BCE MosesExodus
  • 7.
  • 8. Jewish History—Timeline
    c. 1050–586 BCE Kingdoms
    c. 1050–950 BCEKings of united Israel:
    Saul, David, Solomon
    c. 930 BCE Kingdom divides
    c. 722 BCE Northern kingdom conquered
    586 BCE Southern kingdom conquered
  • 9. Jewish History—Timeline
    530s BCE Jews return under foreign control
    160s–63 BCE Maccabees—independent
    63 BCE Conquered by Romans
    66–70 CE Revolt, removal, migration
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  • 11.
  • 12. Jewish History—Timeline
    c. 900–1100s CEGolden Age of Jews in Spain
    1200s–1492 CE Expelled from parts of western Europe, eventually Spain too
    1890s CE Beginning of Zionist movement
  • 13. Jewish History—Timeline
    1930s–1945Persecution by Nazis and Holocaust
  • 14. Jewish History—Timeline
    1948 Establishment of modern Israel
  • 15. Where Judaism Spread
  • 16. Where Judaism Spread
  • 17. Where Judaism Spread
  • 18. Why study Judaism?
    1. Christianity: 2.1 billion
    2. Islam: 1.5 billion
    4. Hinduism: 900 million
    6. Buddhism: 376 million
    12. Judaism: 14 million
  • 19. Why study Judaism?Because of its influence.
    Jewish ideas helped to shape Christianity
    Judaism influenced development of Islam
    Jewish ideas widespread
    Key ideas entered Western culture through Judaism
    USA 2nd only to Israel in number of Jews
  • 20.
    • USA 2nd only to Israel in number of Jews