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Religions of the Middle East

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Religions of the Middle East

  1. 1. Major Religions of The Middle East Comparing Judaism, Christianity, and Islam
  2. 2. Monotheism Mono-one•the belief that there is only one God
  3. 3. Christianity
  4. 4. How many Gods?Monotheistic One
  5. 5. Believers• Believers of Christianity are called:Christians
  6. 6. Founder/Leader•Leader of Christianity is:Jesus Christ
  7. 7. Holy Book•The Holy Book of Christianity is called:Bible
  8. 8. Place of Worship• The place of worship for Christianity is called:Church, chapel, or Cathedral
  9. 9. Main Day of Worship•The Main Day of worship for Christianity is: Sunday
  10. 10. View of Jesus Christ• Christianity’s view of Jesus Christ:Son of God, God incarnate, savior of the world
  11. 11. Patriarch•Patriarch of regarded asThe person Judaism:being the father or Abrahamfounder of the humanrace
  12. 12. Patriarch•Patriarch of Christianity: Abraham
  13. 13. Holy Places• The Holy Places of Christianity are: Jerusalem Bethlehem Vatican City (catholic)
  14. 14. Traditions•The Traditions of Christianity are:-Christmas-Easter
  15. 15. Symbols•Symbols of Christianity: Cross
  16. 16. Judaism
  17. 17. How many Gods?Monotheistic One
  18. 18. Believers•Believers of Judaism are called: Jews
  19. 19. Founder/Leader•Leader of Judaism is: Abraham
  20. 20. Holy Book•The Holy Book of Judaism is called: Torah consists of the first five books of the Old Testament
  21. 21. Place of Worship•The place of worship for Judaism is called: a Synagogue
  22. 22. Main Day of Worship•The Main Day of worship for Judaism is: Saturday
  23. 23. View of Jesus Christ•Judaisms view of Jesus Christ:An ordinary Jew, not the Messiah or a divine person.
  24. 24. Messiah•One who is anticipated as, regarded as, or professes to be a savior or liberator.
  25. 25. Patriarch•Patriarch of regarded asThe person Judaism:being the father or Abrahamfounder of the humanrace
  26. 26. Holy Places• The Holy Places of Judaism are: Jerusalem
  27. 27. Traditions•The Traditions of Judaism are:• Bar/Bat Mitzvah• Hanukah
  28. 28. Symbols•Symbols of Judaism: Star of David Menorah
  29. 29. Islam
  30. 30. How many Gods?Monotheistic One
  31. 31. Believers•Believers of Islam are called: Muslims
  32. 32. Leader/Founder•Leader/founder of Islam:Muhammad
  33. 33. Holy Book• The Holy Book of Islam is called: Quran or Koran
  34. 34. Place of Worship•The place of worship for Islam is called:a Mosque
  35. 35. Main Day of Worship•The Main Day of worship for Islam is: Friday
  36. 36. View of Jesus Christ•Islamic view of Jesus Christ:A prophet, sent by Allah andborn of the Virgin Mary, but notdivine
  37. 37. Patriarch•Patriarch of Islam: Abraham
  38. 38. Holy Places• The Holy Places of Islam are: Jerusalem Mecca
  39. 39. Traditions•The Traditions of Islam are:•Fasting during Ramadan•Pilgrimage to Mecca
  40. 40. Symbols•Symbols of Islam: Star and Crescent

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