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S: haley brooke

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FC: religions | by:haley brooke martin mrs.millers 2 period

1: index: Buddhism: pg. 2-3 Hinduism: pg. 4-5 Judaism:pg.6-7 Christianity:pg.8-9 Islam:pg.9-10

2: buddhism | 1. The Four Noble Truths are: * The Truth of Suffering: All is suffering * The Arising of Suffering: Suffering arises from desire and delusion. * The Cessation of Suffering: Nirvana is the solution. * The Truth of the Way: How to achieve Nirvana. 2.Buddhism gets its name from a man known by his followers as the Buddha, or the awaken one. He was born in a princely family in a region of Northern India that now lies in Southern Nepal. 3.Buddhism was founded in Northeastern Indian subcontinent by Siddhartha Gautama who attained enlightenment under the Bodhi tree. 4. they dont believe in any thing supernatural. So they dont belevie in a being such as god or they dont believe there is a being that powerfull. 5.A Buddhist temple is called Vihara and is a place for education. In a temple, you will find a shrine room with a large Buddha and statues of his disciples

3: where is buddism practiced now? China is the country with the most Buddhists. Tibet, Japan, South Korea, Thailand, Cambodia, and Taiwan are also home to followers of Buddhism.

4: Hinduism: The world's third largest religion | 1. Hindus believe in a one, all-pervasive Supreme Being who is both immanent and transcendent, both Creator and Unmanifest Reality. 2. Hindus believe that the universe undergoes endless cycles of creation, preservation and dissolution. 3. Hindus believe in karma, the law of cause and effect by which each individual creates his own destiny by his thoughts, words and deeds. 4.Hindus believe that no religion teaches the only way to salvation above all others, but that all genuine paths are facets of God's Light, deserving tolerance and understanding.

5: "When you hear about the Self, meditate upon the Self, and finally realize the Self... you come to understand everything in life." --Brihadaranyaka Upanishad 4.5 5.Hindus believe that all life is sacred, to be loved and revered, and therefore practice ahimsa, noninjury, in thought, word and deed. | Where is Hinduism Practiced Today? Hinduism originated in India, and is claimed to be the oldest religion, and also one of the three biggest. As with any religion it is practiced worldwide with the largest population of Hindu's in India, and Nepal, other countries with Hindu's include Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, the United States, Great Britain, Malaysia, and Trinidad and Tobago.

6: Judaism | 1. Judaism is one of the oldest religions in the world. Judaism is the only religion that lost its holy land and has regained it 2.Judaism is one of the oldest religions and the first monotheistic religion to teach the belief in one God 3. * The basic laws and teachings of Judaism come from the Torah, the first five books of the Hebrew Bible.The Hebrew Bible is the most important holy book of Judaism. 4.Unlike many other religions, Judaism does not focus much on abstract cosmological concepts. Although Jews have certainly considered the nature of G-d, man, the universe, life and the afterlife at great length there is no mandated. 5.there is no belief in "hell" in Judaism

7: where is Judaism practiced today? :main location Israel, Europe, and USA

8: Christianity | 1.Christianity was founded in the early 1st century AD, with the teaching, miracles, crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus of Nazareth. Today it is the largest religion in the world, with around 2 billion followers 2.Christianity teaches that when one becomes a child of God, he experiences the new birth and the indwelling of the Holy Spirit. So, in the new birth, God implants anew nature into the inner being of man, a nature which man has never had before 3.In order to have spiritual union, fellowship and love between man and his God, we must have God’s Holy Spirit who is the agent of the new birth. 4.In Christianity, God gives man everything. His indwelling Holy Spirit embraces him in a wonderful way even to the extent of total union between God and man in the person of our Lord Jesus Christ

9: where is christanity practiced today? Main location: Europe North America South America | 5.The cross is the evidence that God loves us and without the cross, we would not have comprehended the meaning of love or recognized its standard which is to sacrifice for those whom we love (Gal. 5:22-25). Without the cross, there would be no perfect example to teach us the great meaning of sacrificial living.

10: Islam | 1. "Islam" means "peace through the submission to God". 2. "Muslim" means "anyone or anything that submits itself to the will of God". 3. Islam is not a cult. Its followers number over 1.5 billion worldwide. Along with Judaism and Christianity, it is considered to be one of the three Abrahamic traditions. 4. Islam is a complete way of life that governs all facets of life: moral, spiritual, social, political, economical, intellectual, etc 5.Muslims neither worship Muhammad nor pray through him. Muslims solely worship the unseen and Omniscient Creator, Allah.

11: where is Islam practiced today? Islam is being practiced in every country. The countries with the ten largest Muslim populations are Pakistan, India, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Turkey, Iran, Egypt, Nigeria, Algeria, and Morocco.

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