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Monotheism

The belief in one god.

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Agnostic

People who believe that there is not enough evidence to confirm or deny a god's existence.

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Abraham

Father of the Jews.

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Moses

Received the Ten Commandments from God.

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Torah

Sacred text of Judaism

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Rabbi

Jewish teacher.

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Synagogue

A place of worship for Jews.

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The Star of David

A major symbol of Judaism.

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Jewish Sabbath

Friday dusk through Saturday dusk.

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Rosh Hashanah

Jewish New Year

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Yom Kippur

Day of Atonement

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Passover

Celebrates when the Jews were released from slavery in Egypt.

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Jesus

The Christian messiah.

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Bible

Sacred text of Christians.

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Pope

Leader of the Roman Catholic Church.

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Martin Luther

Christian monk who protested corrupt practices of the Catholic Church.

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Trinity

A way to interpret God as three in one; Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.

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Christian Sabbath

Sunday

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Parables

Jesus' teachings through the telling of simple moral lessons.

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Christian Sacraments

The two most sacred sacraments for Christians are Baptism and Communion.

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Church

A Christian place of worship.

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Easter

The most sacred Christian holiday.

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Muhammad

Founder of Islam

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Koran (Qur'an)

Sacred text for Islam

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Allah

God in Arabic

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Sunni

The majority of Muslims belong to this sect of Islam

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Mosque

An Islamic place of worship.

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Muslim

Someone who practices the religion of Islam.

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Islam has...

Like Christian Protestants, Islam has no structured hierarchy or system of leadership to govern the religion around the world.

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Muslim Sabbath

Friday

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Hajj

Pilgrimage to Mecca

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Ramadan

The most holy month for Muslims.

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What is the language the bible is written in?

Hebrew and Greek

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Three sects of Christianity

Catholic, Protestants, and orthodox

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Crucifixion

The way Jesus died, nailed to a cross.

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Atheists

Don't believe in any gods.

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Sanctuary

Area in a church for worship.

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Origin of Judaism and Christianity in this city

Jerusalem, Israel

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Muslims read in this language out of the Qur'an

Arabic