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Why do you thinkthese religionsbecamedominant?What is “primalindigenous?”Why do you think16% of all peopleare“nonreligious?”
22800 BCE1900 BCE500 BCE1 CE500 CEHinduismJudaismBuddhismChristianityReligions that Spread During Big Era Four?1200 BCEBuddhismHinduismChristianityJudaismExpanding Networks:ReligionsWhy do some religionsspread & others don’t?“Canon”-codified beliefsMissionaries & tradeAppealing doctrine
3Growth of WorldReligionsHinduismFrom lstmillennium BCEBuddhismFrom 5thcenturyBCEChristianityFrom 1stcenturyCEJudaismCommunitiesscattered widely inSouthwest Asia,Northern Africa, andEurope, especiallyfrom the first centuryCE.Outline Map: Microsoft Encarta Reference Library 2002
4When people carried anew religion from placeto place, they also oftentook alongA writing system (This wasuseful in teaching holy scripture.)Trade goods (Religion was abasis of trust among merchants.)Art styles (Religious ideas wereoften expressed in painting,sculpture, and architecture.)Expanding Networks:Religions
PrimetimeWhat are the major religionsin the world today?
Agenda:1.Interactive lecture2.Primary source analysis3.SummarizerHW: Read Foundation of Christianity inpacket, essay FridayD10 Objective:To analyze theorigins & tenets of Judaism
Shamanism:Communicatewith the spiritworldAnimismAncestorvenerationContinuity: Polytheism (everywhere)
…Then Abram fell on his face; and God said to him, "Asfor me, this is my covenant with you: You shall be theancestor of a multitude of nations. No longer shall yourname be Abram, but your name shall be Abraham; for Ihave made you the ancestor of a multitude of nations. Iwill make you exceedingly fruitful; and I will make nationsof you, and kings shall come from you. I will establish mycovenantbetween me and you, and your offspring afteryou throughout their generations, for an everlastingcovenant, to be God to you and to your offspring afteryou. And I will give to you, and to your offspring after you,the land where you are now an alien, all the land ofCanaan, for a perpetual holding; and I will be their God."Excerpt – Covenant withAbraham
Historians ask, when & where were thebooks of the Hebrew Bible composed &how valid are they as historicaldocuments?TaNaKh= Hebrew BibleChristians “Old Testament”Mesopotamian influences (Babylonia,Epic of Gilgamesh 18thcentury bce)Codification of Religious Text(800 bce- 300 bce)
Omnipresent God“Universal religion” wide spreadappealMonotheism
1. Hear, O Israel, the Lord is our God,the Lord alone.You shall love the Lordyour God with all your heart, and withall your soul, and with all your might.
2. Know therefore that the LORD yourGod is God, the faithful God who keepscovenant and steadfast love with thosewho love him and keep hiscommandments, to a thousandgenerations, and repays to their facethose who hate him, by destroyingthem. He will not be slack with onewho hates him. He will repay him to hisface. (Deuteronomy 7:9-10)
3. “I am the LORD your God, whobrought you out of Egypt, out of theland of slavery.“You shall have noother gods before me.”(Exodus 20:2-3)

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