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What is Religion?
What unites many people on Earth? The Same Religion Language The ability to wonder
What does the root word of religion mean? To understand To celebrate To tie
What does monotheism mean? Belief in many gods Belief in one god
Which religion is NOT monotheistic? Judaism Buddhism Christianity
What do sweet foods symbolize in religious festivals? Elements of faith Dreams and Visions A chance to visit the dentist
Which is a synonym for “god”? Power Ruler Deity
What do religious festivals often symbolize? Fairy tales and myths Stories about the faith and historical events Scientific Facts and real events
Can you name any?. * "Religion is a unified system of beliefs and practices relative to sacred things, that is to say, things set apart and forbidden--
Religions in Germany. The five world religions in Germany Christianity: people Christianity: people - Catholicism:
World Religions Activity. Essential Questions 1.List the 5 major world religions and one aspect of each. 2.What are the Abrahamic Religions? What does.
Religion is the search for answers to life’s biggest questions: Where did we come from? How should we live our lives? What will happen when we die?
RELIGION – set of beliefs in an ultimate reality and a set of practices used to express those beliefs. Key component of culture.
Learning Objectives: 7.1.spi.1. Recognize cultural definitions (i.e., language, religion, customs, political systems, economic systems). 7.1.spi.3. Compare.
WORLD RELIGIONS. RELIGION What is a religion? a set of beliefs concerning the cause, nature, and purpose of the universe, especially when considered as.
A calendar is a system for dividing the year into definite periods. Sacred Time refers to times of special religious importance e.g., religious festivals.
Vocabulary for Middle East Religion Unit. Monotheism The belief in one god.
Warm Up: Complete the Frayer Model – Religion Introduction. Be sure to complete each of the four sections: Definition – What is a religion? Illustration.
RELIGION CONNECTIONS By Religion Group 2. Who started the religion? Where did it originate? Islam, Judaism, Hinduism, Buddhism, and Christianity all.
Religion is important because: It helps us regulate behavior. Gives us an identity Most of the laws that we follow today have their basis in religious.
Religion. Religion: The belief in and worship of a God or gods.
Folk Literature. Types of folk literature Myths Legends Epics Folk tales Tall tales Fairy tales Fables Folk songs Proverbs.
Activator INSTRUCTIONS: Respond to the following questions, drawing on any previous knowledge you have about these terms. What do you think qualifies.
Major Monotheistic Religions Judaism Islam Christianity.
Religions of the World Characteristics. Characteristics of Religion When we talk about the “major religions” of the world we are referring to the following:
World Religions. Symbols Symbols are ways of identifying something without words eg.
Religion in History AnimismPolytheismMonotheism Meaning for the Individual Social Cohesion Social Cohesion Social Transformation © Karen Devine 2008.
Religions of the World Comparing Judaism, Islam & Christianity Your assignment is to make a comparison table for the three religions noted above. View.
Revision Notes Courtesy of Mr Dixon. Instructions This PowerPoint has all the information you need to complete your Revision Booklets for the Science.
What kind of story is this anyway?. Genre Genre is a fancy name for a group of books. Grouping books helps us know how books are alike!
Senior World Religions: Dr. King Webpage: School/DrKing/t.aspx.
Elements of Culture. Language One unifying element of culture is language. The world’s languages are organized into language families, large groups of.
Folktales Tall Tale Legend Myth Fable. Traditional Literature- Fable The characters are usually animals that have human qualities. One animal usually.
Religion and Philosophy Understanding the connection between religion and philosophy.
CHAPTER 1 The nature of religion Cambridge University Press © Hartney, Noble 2012.
Step One Make a Venn Diagram Try to pick two religious systems that you are familiar with so that you can brainstorm – IN DEPTH! Find multiple points.
WORLD RELIGIONS – PAGE 1 JudaismChristianityIslam 1) Beginning - Who, When, Where, How? 2) Supreme Being(s) - Monotheistic or Polytheistic; name used to.
Mythology. Definition 1.A body of myths, as that of a particular people or that relating to a particular person 2.A set of stories, traditions, or beliefs.
Warm Up Discuss what it means to “practice” faith.
Now that we are back in NYC… Presented by…. From our trip to Nigeria…
Three Major Monotheistic Religions Three Major Monotheistic Religions A.Background Info 1. Purpose of Religion- 2 theories 1. Purpose of Religion- 2 theories.
The FRAME Routine Key Topic is about… Origins of Judaism: Beliefs, traditions, and customs of Judaism:
Genres Made Easy Mrs. Bradford INFORMATIONAL TEXT Facts organized around a main idea.
Activator: Building Blocks INSTRUCTIONS: Respond to the following questions, drawing on any previous knowledge you have about these terms. What do.
Ultimate Reality: (noun) an eternal truth or principal that governs the universe All major religions have a concept of a creator or source of life and.
Geography Starter 1. Who is the Christian God? 2. What is one way Judaism is like Christianity? 3. Who was the founders of both religions? 4. Where was.
World Religions. There are thousands of religions in the world. Religions are often divided into three categories: those with belief in one god, those.
Created by C. Amaya What is Culture?. Why must we understand culture? 1.To avoid misunderstandings from a lack of knowledge – Example: Eleanor who moves.
THE MEANING OF CULTURE. Culture All things that make up a person’s way of life. 7 Elements Social Organization Customs & Traditions Language Arts & Literature.
History of European Countries. VOCABULARY 10 (14 – 17) Oppose – actively resist or refuse to comply with (a person or a system Monotheistic – the belief.
Genres in Fiction Cheryl Youse Colquitt County High School.
The Three World Religions Three World Religions Three major world religions began in Southwest Asia. MAIN IDEA: Three major world religions began in.
Draft specifications Overview. GCSE Specification B: Full course overview 50% exam (1hr 45 mins) Students choose of 2 of the 3 papers *The two religions.
Judaism Can you think of a very important person we often talk about who followed the Jewish Faith?
Journal "We are all visitors to this time, this place. We are just passing through. Our purpose here is to observe, to learn, to grow, to love... and then.
CHRISTIANITYJUDAISMISLAMHINDUISMBUDDHISM. How do geography and religion connect with one another? How does religion impact the development of cultures?
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