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  • Major Religions of The Middle East Comparing Judaism, Christianity, and Islam
  • Monotheism Mono-one•the belief that there is only one God
  • Christianity
  • How many Gods?Monotheistic One
  • Believers• Believers of Christianity are called:Christians
  • Founder/Leader•Leader of Christianity is:Jesus Christ
  • Holy Book•The Holy Book of Christianity is called:Bible
  • Place of Worship• The place of worship for Christianity is called:Church, chapel, or Cathedral
  • Main Day of Worship•The Main Day of worship for Christianity is: Sunday
  • View of Jesus Christ• Christianity’s view of Jesus Christ:Son of God, God incarnate, savior of the world
  • Patriarch•Patriarch of regarded asThe person Judaism:being the father or Abrahamfounder of the humanrace
  • Patriarch•Patriarch of Christianity: Abraham
  • Holy Places• The Holy Places of Christianity are: Jerusalem Bethlehem Vatican City (catholic)
  • Traditions•The Traditions of Christianity are:-Christmas-Easter
  • Symbols•Symbols of Christianity: Cross
  • Judaism
  • How many Gods?Monotheistic One
  • Believers•Believers of Judaism are called: Jews
  • Founder/Leader•Leader of Judaism is: Abraham
  • Holy Book•The Holy Book of Judaism is called: Torah consists of the first five books of the Old Testament
  • Place of Worship•The place of worship for Judaism is called: a Synagogue
  • Main Day of Worship•The Main Day of worship for Judaism is: Saturday
  • View of Jesus Christ•Judaisms view of Jesus Christ:An ordinary Jew, not the Messiah or a divine person.
  • Messiah•One who is anticipated as, regarded as, or professes to be a savior or liberator.
  • Patriarch•Patriarch of regarded asThe person Judaism:being the father or Abrahamfounder of the humanrace
  • Holy Places• The Holy Places of Judaism are: Jerusalem
  • Traditions•The Traditions of Judaism are:• Bar/Bat Mitzvah• Hanukah
  • Symbols•Symbols of Judaism: Star of David Menorah
  • Islam
  • How many Gods?Monotheistic One
  • Believers•Believers of Islam are called: Muslims
  • Leader/Founder•Leader/founder of Islam:Muhammad
  • Holy Book• The Holy Book of Islam is called: Quran or Koran
  • Place of Worship•The place of worship for Islam is called:a Mosque
  • Main Day of Worship•The Main Day of worship for Islam is: Friday
  • View of Jesus Christ•Islamic view of Jesus Christ:A prophet, sent by Allah andborn of the Virgin Mary, but notdivine
  • Patriarch•Patriarch of Islam: Abraham
  • Holy Places• The Holy Places of Islam are: Jerusalem Mecca
  • Traditions•The Traditions of Islam are:•Fasting during Ramadan•Pilgrimage to Mecca
  • Symbols•Symbols of Islam: Star and Crescent