Flashcards in World Religion Deck (17):
Two Religions that represent Judaism
Islam and Christianity
Judaism sacred book
Laws about life and duty
Leaders who spoke for God
What is reincarnation?
When the soul is reborn
Brahman, Vishnu, Shiva
Hindu religious text
Physical (excersize), knowledge, selfless deeds, devotion
What did buddah teach?
He taught to give up selfish desires
What does buddah mean?
Do unto others as you would yourself, harsh ruler is worse than a tiger, BEHAVE PROPERLY
Founder of Christianity
Why did Romans persecute Christians?
Fear rebellion, they threatened Roman religion, Roman leaders started to think Christianity was going to be start her than Roman gods, Christians refused to worship Roman gods
What do world religions have in common?
Basic beliefs between right and wrong, have leaders that are seen as religious leaders
What are important differences between these world religions?
Whether they're monotheistic or polytheistic, whether or not they have sacred texts
What religions seem more connected to each other?
Judaism and Christianity, Hinduism and Buddahism