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1
World Religions
Religion Intro Followers God or Supreme Being Sacred Book
Christianity
Judaism
Islam
Hinduism
Buddhism
2
World Religions (cont.)
Religion House of Worship Beliefs Other Info
Christianity
Judaism
Islam
Hinduism
Buddhism
3
WORLD RELIGIONS
  • CHRISTIANITY

4
World Religions Judaism
  • ESSENTIAL QUESTION
  • LEARNING TARGET
  • What is religion?
  • I can compare and contrast the five major world
    religions.

5
A Few Introductory Facts
  • Christianity developed during the time of the
    life of Jesus Christ.
  • It is a monotheistic religion (belief in one
    God).
  • Christianity is the major religion in Europe and
    the entire Western Hemisphere (all of the
    Americas).

6
FOLLOWERS OF CHRISTIANITY
  • Followers of Christianity are called Christians.
    There 1.4 billion followers.
  • Christianity is divided into many individual
    denominations such as Eastern Churches, Roman
    Catholics, and Protestants.
  • The Roman Catholic Church is
  • the largest denomination.

7
PROTESTANTISM
  • There are nearly 400 million Protestants.
  • Protestantism includes many different churches
    such as
  • Methodist
  • Baptist
  • Episcopal
  • Lutheran
  • Presbyterian

8
GOD OF CHRISTIANITY
  • Christians believe in the same God that Jews
    worship.
  • Christians believe that God sent His Son, Jesus,
    to save people from their sins and give them
    eternal life. Christians believe Jesus is the
    Messiah.

9
SACRED BOOK OF CHRISTIANITY
  • The most sacred book of Christianity is the
    Bible.
  • It is divided into the Old and New Testaments.
  • OT describes life before Jesus birth.
  • NT describes Jesus life and teachings, the
    early church, and what faith in Jesus means

10
CHRISTIAN HOUSE OF WORSHIP
  • The Christian house of worship is called a
    church.
  • Most Christian denominations hold worship
    services on Sundays. It is the first day of the
    week and the day Jesus arose from the dead.

11
EARLY CHRISTIAN MISSIONARIES
  • Paul
  • Spread Christianity to Egypt, Greece, Italy, and
    beyond.
  • Many letters he wrote to churches are part of the
    New Testament.
  • Peter
  • He was one of Jesus 12 Apostles
  • Preacher in the early Christian church

12
BELIEFS ABOUT DEATH
  • Christians believe that death is not the end of
    life because Jesus promised eternal life to all
    believers.
  • Christians believe that after death, they will be
    judged and either rewarded or punished.

13
World Religions
Religion Name for Followers God or Supreme Being Sacred Book House of Worship
Christianity
Judaism
Islam
Hinduism
Buddhism
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