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Origin of Judaism 2,085 B. C Judaism is an abrahamic belief based on the teachings of Moses. The holy book of Judaism is the Torah. It is the oldest religion of the group and starts around 4,000 years ago. A main figure from Judaism is Moses who freed the Israelites from bondage. One particular scene from Judaism is Moses with the Ten Commandments.

It shows a older long bearded and long haired standing upon a big jagged grey rock. He is holding 2 stone tablets with older Roman numeral on it carved deeply in the tablet. Jewish, Christianity and Muslim religion all have a similar doctrine. They all are monotheistic and worship the same God.

The difference between Jewish and Christianity is that Jewish people do not believe that Jesus Christ is the Messiah and are still waiting for the coming of the savior.

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The difference between Christianity and Muslim is that the Muslim religion believe that Muhammad is the last and final prophet. Jews and Muslims don't have the best history.

During the holocaust, which was a brutal attack on Jewish people led by Adolfo Hitler, most Jewish people were forced out of their homes. They were in the cold with no where to go because their house was in unlivable conditions or the house itself was reduced to crumbles or ash or there were anti-Semitic rallies going on.

Seeing this the British gave them a part of Israel that they were colonizing. A part that Muslims were already lived in.

They pushed the Muslims to a small part of Israel called the West Bank. C Hinduism is the religion of the majority of people in India and Nepal. Unlike most other religions, Hinduism has no single founder, no single scripture, and no commonly agreed set of teachings. Dharma is an important term in Indian religions. In Hinduism it means duty, virtue, morality, even religion and it refers to the power which upholds the universe and society.

  • The most striking of these tension is in Northern Ireland where the Protestant leaders are constantly at odds with one another;
  • This site makes it very easy to understand the very complex teachings of Buddhism;
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  • The Pope issued a decree a few years ago saying that the belief of evolution by Roman Catholics was permitted and even endorsed by the Church;
  • Protestants are another type of Christians;
  • Hinduism is also a believer in karma, but that's not all that Hindus and Buddhist have in common, Hindus also believe in The Cycle Of Rebirth just like Buddhist.

In Hindu history the highest class, the Brahmins, adhered to this varnashrama-dharma doctrine. The class system is a model or ideal of social order that first occurs in the oldest Hindu text, the Rig Veda and the present-day caste.

Hindus believe that existence is a cycle of birth, death, and rebirth, governed by Karma. Hindus believe that the soul passes through a cycle of successive lives and its next incarnation is always dependent on how the previous life was lived. In some ways Hinduism is the oldest living religion in the world, or at least elements within it stretch back many thousands of years.

  • Ancient China was in a prosperous era in which their army of fearless, supreme Zhou rulers kindle the colossal expansion of valued land of other inferior empires;
  • It continues to be an important argument ain our world even to this day;
  • Although technically they make up the largest following, they are further broken up into other denominations that can have very different beliefs.

Yet Hinduism resists easy definition partly because of the vast array of practices and beliefs found within it. It is also closely associated conceptually and historically with the other Indian religions Jainism, Buddhism and Sikhism.

Throughout its extensive history, there have been many key figures teaching different philosophies and writing numerous holy books.

  1. February 21 This website also shows how religions of the world go out and help others who may not be fortunate as them. It gives its history throughout time up until the present day.
  2. Because of this distinction, they have been persecuted throughout the 20th Century, but have been able to persevere and do very well in the world today. Hinduism Hinduism is another eastern religion that few people know very much about.
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For these reasons, writers often refer to Hinduism as 'a way of life' or 'a family of religions' rather than a single religion. Origin of Confucianism 600 B. C Confucianism is an archaic, Chinese philosophical tradition that originated from the revolutionary philosopher, Confucius. With intentions of prosperity, Confucianism was able to strongly subdue the exploitation that occurred between the animosity of the classes in China.

Ancient China was in a prosperous era in which their army of fearless, supreme Zhou rulers kindle the colossal expansion of valued land of other inferior empires. They were also able to establish a beneficial system that granted infertile nobles to obtain partial land in exchange for their much needed service in war; they acquiesced even for what was soon to come.

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Eventually, the rulers took advantage of their power and the article "Mastering the TEKS in World History"' Chinese philosopher Confucius began to put order in China's political and social life as a response to the turmoil. Confucius theorized that of each citizen performs their divine duties, this would be the key to harmony. The respect of superiors and inferiors were critical to the strive for peace within a civilization. Similar to Buddhism, Confucianism promotes the importance of interrelationships between one to another is paramount to achieve blissful harmony.

In summation, Confucianism's impact on China was what salvage China from further abuse between the supreme leader and the regulated, subordinate citizens that had to accept the ruler's malfeasance.

Destruction of the First Temple Judaism 586 B. C Buddhism is a very interesting major religion with a very big set complex of distinguished beliefs. One of them being The Four Noble Truths, which is basically: There's another belief which would be called Karma. Karma is basically good or bad actions that someone makes during their lifetime.

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Good actions bring about happiness in the long run, while bad actions bring about unhappiness in the long run. Hinduism is also a believer in karma, but that's not all that Hindus and Buddhist have in common, Hindus also believe in The Cycle Of Rebirth just like Buddhist.

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  2. It gives a good foundation of what Jews basic principles of faith and how they practice their religion also. You achieve this by practicing karma or inner peace until you reach their heaven, which is called Nirvana.
  3. Because of this distinction, they have been persecuted throughout the 20th Century, but have been able to persevere and do very well in the world today.
  4. A part that Muslims were already lived in.

The Cycle Of Rebirth is basically 6 planes into which a person or an animal can be reborn into; three fortunate realms; and three unfortunate realms, and this is also where Karma plays in because those with good karma are born into 1 of the 3 fortunate realms. The realms of the Demi Gods, the realms of Gods, and the realm of Men are the three fortunate realms. While the unfortunate realms are animal, ghost and hell, who are left to suffer untold suffering. Another thing that really interested me about Buddhist is that they don't have "just one" holy book like how Christianity has the Bible, Buddhist have multiple holy books.

As you can tell, Buddhism is a very interesting religion with lots of facts and history behind it, its a very loving and relaxing religion and I would definitely join it. Life of Siddhartha Gautama Buddhism 480 B.