World Religions 1201680727673328 2

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World Religions 1201680727673328 2

  1. 1. WORLD RELIGIONS
  2. 2. What is ‘RELIGION’ ? <ul><li>a set of COMMON BELIEFS and PRACTICES </li></ul><ul><li>PRAYER, RITUAL, religious law </li></ul><ul><li>cultural TRADITION, writings, history, mythology </li></ul><ul><li>personal FAITH and MYSTIC experience </li></ul>
  3. 3. Major world religions <ul><li>Christianity </li></ul><ul><li>Islam </li></ul><ul><li>Hinduism </li></ul><ul><li>Buddhism </li></ul><ul><li>Judaism </li></ul><ul><li>Primal-indigenous: animists, tribal/ethnic religionists </li></ul><ul><li>Chinese traditional: Taoism, Confucianism </li></ul><ul><li>Sikhism </li></ul><ul><li>Jainism </li></ul><ul><li>Baha'i </li></ul><ul><li>Shinto </li></ul>
  4. 6. Religion in Europe
  5. 7. Religious symbols Christianity Islam Sikhism Judaism Hinduism Shinto Baha’i Jainism Buddhism
  6. 8. St. Peter’s Basilica Vatican City
  7. 9. Notre Dame Cathedral Paris, France
  8. 10. St. Mark’s Cathedral Venice, Italy
  9. 11. K ö lner Dom Cologne, Germany
  10. 12. Sagrada Familia Barcelona, Spain
  11. 13. St. Mary’s Church Cracow, Poland
  12. 14. Westminser Abbey London, England
  13. 15. Catedral de Guadalajara Guadalajara, Mexico
  14. 16. Catedral Metropolitana de Brasília Brasília, Brasil
  15. 17. Salt Lake Mormon Temple Salt Lake City, United States
  16. 18. St. Basil’s Cathedral Moscow, Russia
  17. 19. The Great Synagogue Jerusalem, Israel
  18. 20. Blue Mosque Istanbul, Turkey
  19. 21. Masjid al-Haram (The Sacred Mosque) Mecca, Saudi Arabia
  20. 22. The Great Mosque of Djenné Djenné, Mali
  21. 23. Buddhist Temple ‘Lama’ Beijing, China
  22. 24. Buddhist Temple ‘Borobudur’ Java, Indonesia
  23. 25. Buddhist Temple ‘Kawasaki Daishi’ Kawasaki, Japan
  24. 26. HinduTemple ‘Sri Mariamman’ Singapore
  25. 27. Lotus Temple New Dehli, India

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