“Many Peoples, Many Faiths”. by Ameena Zia. Reflect On. Do you have to be religious to pray? How many of you pray before turning in a paper, for an exam, or quiz? Is there only one way to pray?.
“Prayer is an effort to communicate with God, or to another deity or spirit, either to offer praise, to make a request, or simply to express one's thoughts and emotions”-Wikipedia Encyclopedia
* Believe in One God, Yahweh.
* Oldest Abrahamic Religion.
Q. What is an Abrahamic Religions?
* Jews read from the Torah, Old Testament, and Talmud.
* The Torah is written in Hebrew.
* They rest on Shabbat, Sabbath, begins before sundown on Friday till sunset on Saturday.
* do no work: ie. Writing, Driving
* Three daily prayers, prayers to say --small
* Congregated prayers consist of 10 men.
* “Centered on the life teachings, sayings and actions of Jesus, the Christ.” (wikipedia)
* The Bible = Old Testament + New Testament
* Congregational Prayers in Services, Sing Hymns (Praises).
* “Prayer is communion with God.”
* Sunday Day of Rest
* Worlds Largest Religion
Q. What is their take on Prayer in School?