Monotheism info - Monotheism is the belief in one god and one god only A few examples of monotheistic religions include Christianity Judaism and Islam

Monotheism info - Monotheism is the belief in one god and...

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-Monotheism is the belief in one god, and one god only. A few examples of monotheistic religions include Christianity, Judaism, and Islam. All three of these religions were founded in Jerusalem, though all at different times in history. Jerusalem is considered the Holy City internationally. Judaism was formed first, which was followed by Christianity and then Islam. Judaism, Christianity, and Islam all consider Abraham and Moses to be key figures throughout their religions history.-Judaism was the firstborn monotheistic religion in the city of Jerusalem. Judaism was created approximately four thousand years ago in the Middle East, mostly Israel. Jewish people follow the Torah, their most sacred religious text. The Torah is a part of the Hebrew Bible and is one of twenty-four books of the Bible. Exodus, Genesis, and Deuteronomy are also some of the books of the Hebrew Bible. The Torah teaches three moral teachings: Monotheism, Covenant, and Identity. The Torah says that Abraham made a covenant, or an agreement with God. The covenant included two different declarations: Abraham would have special relationship with God and his descendents. God also declared that Canaan would one day be an Israelite territory and would be viewed as their “promised land”. Abraham was the “father of the Israelites” and was a prophet, or a teacher who speaks the word of God. During a 500 year period of Babylonian Captivity, many Jews had left Judah and spread throughout the world. This
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