MONOTHEISTIC RELIGIONS RILEY INMAN, MODULE 1
JUDAISM People form Jewish religion consider Israel the homeland god promised them and hold the Holy Land central to Jewish beliefs and practices. Torah: Originally, the written record of the revelations as given to Moses on Mount Sinai, also known as the Pentateuch.
Christianity The area has meaning for Christians because the faith’s prophets, including Jesus Christ, lived, taught, and died there. Thousands of Christians each year visit the site believed to be the tomb where Jesus was buried and resurrected. Bible: The holy book that combines the Old Testament with the history and teachings of Jesus as recorded by his disciples in the 27 books of the New Testament. Click to add text
Muslim For Muslims, Jerusalem is also honored as the “land of many prophets” and is recognized as the site of a miraculous journey by Muhammad. Qur'an: The sacred text of Islam that is the literal word of God as revealed to Muhammad through the angel Gabriel; the book is 114 chapters called suras that record Muhammad's teachings in verse, which are meant to
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