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Diversity in religion


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BA -- Diversity in religion project

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Diversity in religion

  1. 1. • A collection of practices, based on beliefs and teachings that are highly valued or sacred • Any practice that someone or some group is seriously devoted to. • an institution to express belief in a divine power
  2. 2. Monotheistic – The belief that there is only one god. Polytheistic – The belief that there are more than one gods. Atheistic – The belief in no god.
  3. 3. • Founder: Prophet Muhammad (570-632 C.E.) • Belief in Allah, creator and sustainer of life. • To be a Muslim one must accept and practice the 5 pillars of Islam: 1. Creed – Reciting with belief “There is not God but Allah, and Muhammad is his prophet. 2. Prayer – 5 Times a day: before dawn, midday, midafternoon, sunset, and nighttime. 3. Charity to the poor – commonly 2.5% on all that one owns. 4. Fasting during Ramadan – sustaining from food for a certain period of time. 5. Pilgrimage to Mecca – journey to the sacred site at least once in a lifetime.
  4. 4. Secular & agnostic are “views” and not technically religions in themselves. But, they are often used to describe a person’s thoughts about religion. Whether that person is religious or not. For instance: a Buddhist, Christian, and non-religious person may all believe in secularity alike. …
  5. 5. Secularity is a concept stating that government or other entities should exist separately from religion and religious beliefs. Freedom from religious rule and teachings
  6. 6. Agnostic
  7. 7. Hinduism
  8. 8. America Christian Jewish Buddhist Muslim Hindu Other world rel. Other Faiths Unaffiliated