9 Hinduism Many gods and goddesses BirthLifeDeathHinduismStarted 1500 BCEMany gods and goddessesReincarnation, the continuous cycle of rebirthSacred writing is the Vedas (include prayers, hymns, rituals, Hindu philosophy and mystical textsImportant gods: Brahma, the god of creationVishnu, the preserver of the universeShiva, the destroyer
10 Buddhism Started 563 BCE Founder was Siddhartha Gautama, a Hindu He became known as Buddha, which means “enlightened one”He taught four noble truths:Life has sufferingWe suffer because we want power and richesTo not suffer, we need to not want power and richesTo give up wanting power and riches, we must follow the Eight-Fold Path
11 Buddhism continued The Eight-Fold Path Right understandingRight thoughtRight speechRight actionRight livelihoodRight effortRight mindfulnessRight concentration
12 Judaism Abraham was the father of the Jewish people One God Started around 2000 BCEAbraham was the father of the Jewish peopleOne GodGod gave Moses the Ten Commandments, laws that tell how Jews should live their livesA traditional belief is that a messiah, or savior will come and lead the Jewish people to defeat their enemies
13 Christianity People who believe in the teachings of Jesus Christ He was born between 6 and 4 BCEHe gathered disciples.Jesus was a JewHe believed in one GodTaught that anyone who believed in Him would have eternal life and forgiveness.His disciples recorded his teachings in the gospels which are a part of the New Testament.
14 Islam Started around 600 CE Based on the teachings of Muhammad He claimed that Allah (God) sent the angel Gabriel to himGabriel told him he needed to be a messenger for AllahBelieves in one GodMuhammad’s revelations were collected in a book called Koran, a sacred book that states how people should live their lives.
15 Buddhism Christianity Hinduism Choose the correct religion to match with the description below:Buddhism Christianity HinduismIslam Judaismmonotheistic; Torah; conservative; orthodox; reformUniverse has one divine soul; karma; Brahma; Vishnu; ShivaFour noble truths; nirvana; reincarnationMonotheistic; Bible; Jesus Christ; Catholicism; ProtestantismMonotheistic; Allah; Koran; five pillars