Religion Crash Course

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Religion Crash Course

Do you know nothing about the world’s major religions? Brainscape helps you effectively memorize all the most important things to know about Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, and more.


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Understanding the world's religions is a giant, important step to understanding how the world works. Increase your knowledge of many of the world's major religions with this great subject added to your Brainscape library!

What Users Are Saying

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Subject Overview

Religion Crash Course:

  • Helps you memorize the fundamental religious dates, figures, and practices that everyone should know
  • Will teach you things like "Where the Buddha achieved enlightenment", "3 major movements in modern Judais," and "The parable of the Prodigal Son."
  • Lets you utilize convenient "browse" and "search" functions to help you to find specific content on demand

Religion Crash Course contains 157 flashcards across 6 decks organized as follows:

  • Hinduism
  • Buddhism
  • Islam
  • Judaism
  • Christianity
  • Chinese Religion

Add this to your library and get a better handle on some of the world's major religions today!





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Lessons in this Class

# Deck Name Num. of Cards


The ancient wisdom of Hinduism has survived for thousands of years, its ideas appearing and reappearing in ethical traditions throughout the world. Use this deck to begin understanding the oldest of the world's major religions.



Legend has it that the people of India asked the Buddha if he was a god, an angel, or a saint. The Buddha replied no to all three questions. "Then what are you?" the people asked. The Buddha replied, "I am awake." Gain a basic understanding of the Buddha's philosophy-religion, which is at once deeply mysterious and startlingly simple.



The youngest of the three Abrahamic religions has a rich history and a fascinating theology often overlooked in the western world. Use this deck to gain a layman's understanding of the tenets of Islam.



By the numbers, Judaism is a small religion, but the impact that Jews have had on the world is significant. Use this deck to learn about the beliefs and practices of this oldest of Abrahamic religions.



From the simple life of Christ to the often bewildering hermeneutics of the Bible, Christianity has had a great impact on humanity. The history and future of the western world cannot be understood without a working knowledge of Earth's most popular religion. This deck provides a solid introduction.


Chinese Religion

The traditions of China challenge the western concept of "religion." Rather than enforcing dogma, China's various systems of thought and practice borrow from and build on each other, forming a rich patchwork of intermingling ideas. This deck provides a very brief introduction to the ethical and religious traditions native to China: Confucianism, Taoism, and ancient folk religion.