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Flashcards in S.s World Religions Deck (17):
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Messiah

Great leader the ancient Jews predicted would come to restore the greatness of Israel

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Christianity

Jesus’s Life and teachings from the basisof a religion

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Islam

The messages that Mohammad received from the basis of the religion

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Qu’ran

The holy book of Islam

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Masque

Buildings for Muslim prayer

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Jihad

Make effort or to struggle

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Sunnah

Refers to the way Muhammad lived which provides a model for the duties and the way of life expected of Muslims

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Five pillars of Islam

Which are five acts of warship required of all Muslims

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Hinduism

A major religious and cultural tradition that started in India developed from Vedic religion

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Caste system

Divided Indian society into groups based on where you were born wealth and occupation

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Buddhism

A religion of Asia that came from the teaching of Siddharth Goutama he taught that suffering is part of life and that one can be free from it through wisdom virtue and concentration

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Agnostic

A person who does not believe in existence or nature of God but is still spiritual

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Meditation

You focusing of the mind on spiritual ideas

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Nirvana

The state of perfect peace

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Missionaries

People who work to spread the religious beliefs

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Four Noble truths

The four Central beliefs of Buddhism

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The eight fold path

The path to nirvana the right views intention speech action livihood effort mind fullness and concentration