Critical Thinking Skills Activity 10 pg. 69 ChristianityHinduism Deities One God in 3 persons Father, Son, & Holy Spirits Brahma, Vishnu, Shiva, Sarasvati, Kali and many others Afterlife Final Judgment, Followed by Heaven or Hell Reincarnation (rebirth into a new body) SalvationBelief in Jesus Christ as savior Mosksha (Release from the cycle of rebirth) FounderJesus ChristNo Known Founder Sacred Text The Christian BibleVedas, Upanishads, & others Major Holy Days Christmas – Jesus’ Birthday Easter- Jesus’ death& resurrection Diwali – New Years Holi- Spring Shivaratri – festival of Shiva
Critical Thinking Skills Activity 10 pg. 69 1. Which of the following statements best describes Christianity and Hinduism? B One worships many deities and one worships one God. 2 What Statement of fact do Christianity and Hinduism have in common? A Both have life after death.
Time Line Activity 10 Page 75 1. C.E. 64 The Romans began to persecute Christians 2. C.E. 312 Constantine accepted Christianity 3. C.E. 313 Constantine issued the Edict of Milan. 4. C.E. 392 Christianity became Rome’s official religion 5. C.E. 597 Pope Gregory I sent 40 monks to England 6. C.E. 726 Leo III removed icons from churches 7. C.E. 800 Charlemagne received title of emperor 8. C.E. 1054 Eastern Orthodox and Roman Catholic Churches Separated
Time Line Activity 10 Page 75 #5 #1#2#6 C.E. 1C.E. 200C.E. 400C.E. 600C.E. 800C.E. 1000C.E. 1200 #3#7 #4#8
World Literature Reading 10 Page 82 1. According to the Gospel, what will happen if a person does not judge another? If a Person does not judge others then he or she will not be judged either 2. What is meant by “a good measure”? Why should a person give one? A good measure means that one should always give the full amount and a little bit more when measuring something. The person who always give the full measure will get that much in return.
World Literature Reading 10 Page 82 3. What do the verses say will happen if a blind man tries to lead a blind man? Both Blind men will fall in a pit because they can not see. 4. Why does the parable criticize the person who tries to get the sawdust out of his brother’s eye? Because he has a much bigger object in his own eye, a plank.
World Literature Reading 10 Page 82 5. Critical Thinking according to these teachings, why should people be good to other people? Give examples from the text. People should be good to others because if they are, they will be treated well in return. Examples Forgiveness, giving full mesure, giving gifts.
World Literature Reading 10 Page 82 6. Critical Thinking what do you think the parable about the speck of sawdust and the plank is supposed to teach readers? The Story teaches that if a person has made a small mistake another should not judge him for it because usually people themselves have made even bigger mistakes
Primary Source Readings 10 Page 84 1. How does Jesus’ teaching compare with “Eye for eye, and tooth for a tooth”? Jesus teaches the opposite, he teaches “turn the other cheek” Forgiveness. 2. How does Jesus’ teaching compare with “Love your neighbor and hate your enemy”? Jesus teaches to love thy neighbor, love everyone even your enemy.
World Literature Reading 10 Page 82 3. Why does Jesus say that people should love their enemies? Jesus says that people should love their enemies so that they might love as God loves. 4. Critical Thinking How do you think the people listening to Jesus might have reacted? How would you have reacted? In general, they should consider the fact that Jesus’ message challenged the standards of the day and this could be difficult for some people to accept.
Take-Home Review Activity 10 page 85 The Pope became the head of the church for B Latin-speaking Christians.
Take-Home Review Activity 10 page 86 CharacteristicsRoman Catholic ChurchEastern Orthodox Church 1. Survived the fall of the Western Roman Empire X 2. Many members honored icons. X 3. Believed their emperor represented Jesus Christ on Earth. X 4. Believed the pope was the head of all Christian churches. X 5. Church and government worked closely together X 6. Developed in the Eastern Roman Empire based on Greek Heritage X 7. Leaders of this church claimed both spiritual and political power X