Islam, Judaism & Christianity

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Mr. Clutter Librarian Villegas Middle School
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Brief History Judaism - The Hebrew leader Abraham founded Judaism around 2000 B.C. Judaism is the oldest of the monotheistic faiths (religions with one God). Christianity - Founded by Jesus Christ , who was crucified around A.D. 30 in Jerusalem. It was after his death when his followers came to believe in him as the Christ, the Messiah. Islam - Founded in Arabia by Muhammad between A.D. 610 and A.D. 632
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Judaism Briefly Judaism is around 3500 years old and is the oldest of the world's four great monotheistic religions (religions with only one God). It's also the smallest , with only about 12 million followers around the world. Its holy city is Jerusalem . The Jewish calendar is based on 29 or 30 days therefore they have 12.13 months.
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Judaism beliefs Jews believe that there is a single God who not only created the universe, but with whom every Jew can have an individual and personal relationship. They await the Messiah , who will be an earthly king. They believe in heaven, but that God determines where they go after life on earth. Give a tithe (10%). Ten Commandments is the basic code of law.
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Judaism Holy Book The most holy Jewish book is the Torah (the first five books of the Christian Bible). Others include Judaism's oral tradition, the written form of which is known as the Talmud. The Torah (
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2011 for the course REL A 321 taught by Professor Gilmore during the Fall '11 term at BYU.

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