The Rise of Three GreatModern World Religions• Buddhism• Christianity• Islam
BuddhismThe Threefold Path of Buddha       • Virtue       • Concentration       • Discernment
GautamaBuddha, 1stcentury CE, Gandhara
Christianity• Jesus of Nazareth’s Sermon on the  Mount• love• faith, hope, charity• Ten Commandments
A 6th century  mosaic of   Jesus at Church San  Apollinare   Nuovo inRavenna, Italy.
Islam: The Five Pillars of Islam• belief in Allah and his prophet,  Muhammad• prayers five times daily and one of which  i...
Courtesy of the University of Texas Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin.
The Three Abrahamic        Faiths• Judaism (Ancient)• Christianity (Roman Empire)• Islam (c.610 CE)
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The rise of three great modern world religions

  1. 1. The Rise of Three GreatModern World Religions• Buddhism• Christianity• Islam
  2. 2. BuddhismThe Threefold Path of Buddha • Virtue • Concentration • Discernment
  3. 3. GautamaBuddha, 1stcentury CE, Gandhara
  4. 4. Christianity• Jesus of Nazareth’s Sermon on the Mount• love• faith, hope, charity• Ten Commandments
  5. 5. A 6th century mosaic of Jesus at Church San Apollinare Nuovo inRavenna, Italy.
  6. 6. Islam: The Five Pillars of Islam• belief in Allah and his prophet, Muhammad• prayers five times daily and one of which is to be public prayer (usually Friday at noon)• giving of alms• fasting during Rammadan• once in a lifetime pilgrimage to Mecca (if able)
  7. 7. Courtesy of the University of Texas Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin.
  8. 8. The Three Abrahamic Faiths• Judaism (Ancient)• Christianity (Roman Empire)• Islam (c.610 CE)

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