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1 Religions of the Middle East Social Studies 7 Chapter 16: SW Asia

2 Religion – what is it?  Belief in a higher power  People come together to worship, study, practice, observe similar beliefs and rituals  Monotheism-belief in one god

3 Judaism  Click on the link below to view a video clip about Judaism and its importance in Jerusalem.  Judaism Video Clip Judaism Video Clip Video Source: Jerusalem: Mosaic of Faith. Discovery Channel School unitedstreaming. 1 February 2007

4 Judaism – FIRST MONOTHEISTIC RELIGION  Jewish  Yahweh  Abraham  Western Wall ( also called Wailing Wall)  Torah  Synagogue

5 Islam  Click on the link below to view a video clip about Islam and its importance in Jerusalem.  Islam Video Clip Islam Video Clip Video Source: Jerusalem: Mosaic of Faith. Discovery Channel School unitedstreaming. 1 February 2007

6 Islam  Muslims  Allah  Muhammad  Dome of the Rock  Koran ( also spelled Qur’an)  Mosque

7 Christianity  Click on the link below to view a video clip about Christianity and its importance in Jerusalem.  Christianity Video Clip Christianity Video Clip Video Source: Jerusalem: Mosaic of Faith. Discovery Channel School unitedstreaming. 1 February 2007

8 Christianity  Christians  God  Jesus  12 Stations of the Cross  Bible  Church or Cathedral


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