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World Religions. World Religions. Time to review the major religions of the world so far…. Buddhism. Buddhism. Diety- not a personal diety Founder- Buddha Holy book- no one sacred book Leadership- Buddhist monks and nuns And….the basic beliefs…. Nirvana Noble Eightfold Path Right views

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World religions

World Religions


World religions1

World Religions

  • Time to review the major religions of the world so far….


Buddhism

Buddhism


Buddhism1

Buddhism

  • Diety- not a personal diety

  • Founder- Buddha

  • Holy book- no one sacred book

  • Leadership- Buddhist monks and nuns

  • And….the basic beliefs…


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  • Nirvana

  • Noble Eightfold Path

    • Right views

    • Right aspirations

    • Right speech

    • Right conduct

    • Right livelihood

    • Right endeavor

    • Right mindfulness

    • Right meditation


Christianity

Christianity


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Christianity

  • Deity- God- Jehovah

  • Founder- Jesus Christ

  • Holy book- Bible

  • Leadership- clergy- priests, ministers

  • And….basic beliefs…..


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  • There is only one God

  • He watches over and cares for his people

  • Jesus was God’s son

  • He died to save humanity from sin

  • His death and resurrection made eternal life possible.


Hinduism

Hinduism


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Hinduism

  • Deity- three main gods- Brahma, Vishnu, Shiva

  • No one founder

  • No one sacred text- Vedas, Puranas

  • Leadership- Guru, Holy man, Brahmin priest

  • And…basic beliefs…


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  • The soul never dies, but it continues to be reborn.

  • Enlightenment comes after freed from earthly desires.

  • Freedom comes from a lifetime of worship, knowledge, and virtuous acts


Islam

Islam


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Islam

  • Deity- Allah

  • Founder- Muhammed

  • Holy book- Qur’an

  • Leadership- no clergy

  • And…basic beliefs…


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  • Salvation through five pillars

  • Faith

  • Almsgiving/ charity

  • Fasting

  • Pilgrimage

  • Prayer


Judaism

Judaism


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Judaism

  • Deity- Yahweh

  • Founder- Abraham

  • Holy Book- Torah

  • Leadership- Rabbis

  • And….basic beliefs…


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  • There is only one God who watches over and cares for his people.

  • God loves and protects his people

  • God holds people accountable for their sins and shortcomings

  • Persons serve God by studying the Torah and living by it’s teachings.


Do you remember the others we ve looked at

Do you remember the others we’ve looked at?

  • From Persia?

  • From China?

  • Others?


Time to compare

Time to compare….

  • and “think” about it….


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