10 MIN INTRODUCTION TO WORLD RELIGIONS… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m6dCxo7t_aE
† Based on the life and teachings of Jesus Christ † Originated in Palestine in the 1st century AD † Believe that Jesus was the son of God who came and died for people’s sins and then rose so that all people could be saved † Believe in one God (monotheistic) who created the universe and all things in it. † Christianity originally developed as a part of Judaism
! FOUNDER: Jesus ! SACRED SYMBOL: Cross ! SACRED TEXT: The Bible ! BELIEFS: Jesus taught love of God and neighbor and a concern for justice. Obedience to God’s commands ! PLACE OF WORSHIP: Church, led by, Minister, Reverend, Pastor, Preacher
Monotheistic Based on the teachings of Jesus Christ Largest religion in the world (1.9 Billion) Bible is the Holy Book All believers are promised life everlasting. The leader of Christianity is Jesus, and the followers of Christianity are his 12 disciples.
The holy book of Islam is the “Quran." Muslims believe its words to be those of Allah himself, spoken to Muhammad by an angel.The holy book of Islam is the “Quran." Muslims believe its words to be those of Allah himself, spoken to Muhammad by an angel. Muslims believe there is only one God, the same God in Christian and Jewish traditions. He is called Allah. Muslims believe there is only one God, the same God in Christian and Jewish traditions. He is called Allah. Muslims pray five times daily in their mosques (churches). Muslim priest is called an Imam.Muslims pray five times daily in their mosques (churches). Muslim priest is called an Imam. ISLAM is the name given to the religion preached by the prophet Muhammad in the 600sISLAM is the name given to the religion preached by the prophet Muhammad in the 600s A. D. The Islamic religion started in the area known as Palestine in the year 600AD.The Islamic religion started in the area known as Palestine in the year 600AD. It has about 850 million followers, most of them in the region north and east of the Mediterranean Sea.It has about 850 million followers, most of them in the region north and east of the Mediterranean Sea.
BBased on the teachings of the prophet Muhammad. FFollowers of Islam are known as Muslims. TTwo main divisions in Islam: Sunni & Shia. (They strongly dislike each other) MMuslims follow the Five Pillars.
1.Faith in one God, Allah—monotheism 2. Five times daily prayer toward Mecca 3.Help for the poor 4.Fasting during the holy month of Ramadan 5.Pilgrimage to holy city of Mecca
Buddhism is the world's oldest universal religion and it is the second fastest growing religion. Buddhism was founded by Siddhartha Gautama in northern India around 560 BCE. Focus on wisdom and meditation. Goal is to become a “Buddha,” or “Enlightened One.” Over 100,000,000 followers today.
BUDDHISM Buddhists don’t really worship a god - they believe god is everywhere, and that when we end desire we are at peace with ourselves and nature Buddhists don’t really worship a god - they believe god is everywhere, and that when we end desire we are at peace with ourselves and nature. Buddhist priests are called Lamas or Monks. The Buddhist scriptures are called the Tripatakas, or three baskets.
Buddhism is a major religion in China, Japan, India, and Tibet. Each person's position in life is determined by his or her behavior in the previous life. This is known as their "karma" (also a Hindu belief). Buddhists believe in the eightfold path.
Today’s Tibetan Buddhists are led by the Dalai Lama, who advocates for freedom from China.
TT he first was that life is suffering You can’t live without death, frustration, etc. TT he second is that suffering is caused by craving and aversion Getting what you want doesn’t guarantee happiness, it deprives you of it TT he third is that suffering can be overcome, and true happiness attained If we stop craving useless things, and live each day one at a time (not living in the future) we will be happy and free. TT he fourth is that the Noble eight fold path leads to the end of all suffering
HINDUISM is one of the world's oldest religions and third largest. Over 2/3's of the world's Hindus live in India; Another large number of Hindus reside in Africa. Hinduism has no single founder, but originated from the mixing of Harappan and Aryan cultures in ancient India around 1500 BCE.
Hindus believe in many Gods, numbering into the thousands. They recognize one supreme spirit called Brahman ("the Absolute.") Soul of the universe. Brahma: Has 4 heads signifying knowledge of all things North, South, East & West. Also, is the God of knowledge and education. At death, the Hindu's deeds (karma) determine what the next life will be. Followers work to break this cycle--birth, death, re- birth-- (referred to by writers as the "Wheel of Life") and gain release.
Hindus believe in reincarnation. Life, to them, is circular. Note the circle around this Hindu god.
Hinduism has many sacred books, the oldest being a series called the "Vedas” Traditional Hindu society was divided into groups of four classes (or Varna's). This was known as the "caste system."
WORLD RELIGION REVIEW 11 minutes https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hybx ZkMxZvQ
First major monotheistic religion Holy Text- the Torah, the first five books of the Hebrew Bible. The religious leader of a Jewish community is called a Rabbi Judaism teaches that a person serves God by studying the Torah and living by its teachings. The Torah is the basis for the civil and religious laws of the Jews. The main difference between Christians and Jews is their belief regarding Jesus. Jews do not believe him to be the son of God. Many Jews live in Israel, but the religion can be found all over the world.
FOUNDER: FOUNDER: Abraham SACRED SYMBOL: Star of David SACRED TEXT: The Torah MENORAH - It is a symbol of the nation of Israel and a mission to be a light unto the nations. The Jewish house of worship is called a Synagogue.
Draw the appropriate symbol in the box with the correct religion.
Judaism Play Video / Desktop 20 min Students will complete viewing guide as they watch.
Religions of the World VIDEO… 8 minutes / Music and Reading https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-453WFmUFIU
CLASS JIGSAW ACTIVITY 1.Praying at the Western Wall / Jewish Life 2.A Craftsman in Bethlehem / Christian Life 3.Pilgrimage to Mecca / Muslim Life 4.Life of a Hindu Priest / Hindu Life 5.Becoming a Buddhist Master / Buddhist Life
CRASH COURSE Christianity from Judaism to Constantine https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TG55E rfdaeY&list=PLBDA2E52FB1EF80C9&in dex=11https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TG55E rfdaeY&list=PLBDA2E52FB1EF80C9&in dex=11