Founder : Hebrews, Judaism has no specific founder but is
traced back to the covenant made between God and Abraham.
Date of beginning: In 2000 BC
Country of origin : produce in West Asia nomadic of
Like Jainism in 3 ways:
6th century B.C.E,
Rejects Vedas & Caste system
Middle way over asceticism.
Spread to other countries.
Siddhartha Gautama (sid-DAR-tha GOUT-tama), 560480 B.C.E.
Son of a Kshatriya raja.
8. Hinduism spawned which religions?
9. What did Hinduism adopt from the Indus Valley civilization and the Aryans?
10. It is likely that the Indus Valley script is written in which direction? Why?
11. What does a swastika mean for Hindus?
The Vedic Veto
In the 6th century B.C.E., Jainism and Buddhism
arose as alternatives to Hinduism.
Both Jainism and Buddhism rejected:
(1) The Vedas
(2) The caste system.
Lived 599-527 B.C.E. [some say until 467]
THE UNION OF HINDUISM AND ISLAM
Sikhism originated in the 16th century C.E.
in the Punjab (POON-jab) in northwestern
The Origins of Sikhism
10th century onward, Muslim invasion of
Kabir (Ka-BEER) 14401518 C. E.
~4,500 years old.
No identifiable founder.
Hindu comes from the Sanskrit
name of Indus River: Sindu
The Origins of
The Indus Valley civilization:
~2,500 B.C.E., largest political entity until:
The Roman Em
The Religion from Japan
The Term Shinto
Comes from Chinese words shen
More than 1500 years old.
2.5 to 65 million followers
Who is founder?
The Kami (KA-mee)
Two main texts:
Adam and Eve
The Great Flood
Covenant w. Abraham
ABRAHAM & SARAH
Sarah was barren.
And He took him outside and said,
"Now look toward the heavens, and
count the stars, if you are able to
count them." And He said to him, "So
~3,000 years old,
~250,000 adherents today.
Interesting fact: Zoroastrianisms founder,
Zarathustra, is in the title of Nietzsches Thus
The Prophet Zoroaster
Like Lao Tzu/Jesus?
What we know is from the Avesta (a-VEST-uh
Largest religion in the world.
Began as sect of Judaism.
Jesus of Nazareth not mentioned in non-
Christian literature until:
Violence central significance
Physical description of Jesus?
Veneration of Elders
Lao Tzu (Lao-ZOO)
Old Master or Old Boy
Life really begins at what age?
2. Neopaganism & New Age
Oneness of all religions
did it originate?
was born a:
TH & R EA S O N
I i Ratonalt have Faih?
First, we need some definitions.
What is faith?
It seems to be tied to evidence.
Someone has faith in X only if she
believes X despite:
(a) No evidence
(c) Some, but insuffi
February 8, 2009
The society we live in uses things, and when it gets old, they dispose of it. People overconsume things, and throw it away when it is done with. In todays society, there is also a lot of food
waste, where around 50
Why Are You Catholic?
By Matthew Gutierrez
September 28, 2008
I am Catholic for a lot of reasons. I was born catholic and baptized when I was a
baby. My god parents stood up for me and said that I would be raised as a child of God.
I was now part of Go
Bow and Arrow
Change Elementary Schools
Went to China
Went to Alaska
Went to Hawaii
Middle school Graduation
My even is w
The definition of prayer, is the act of attempting to communicate with a deity or spirit.
Purposes for this may include worshiping, guidance, requesting assistance, confessing sins, as an act of
reparation or to express one's
Congratulations, you have chosen to be confirmed. I like it, that is the right way. I was confirmed and
your great grand god mother, great grand god father, great god mother, great god father, god mother,
November 23, 2008
The political issue that I care about is domestic violence. Our faith informs us about domestic
violence because violence is a sin. In The 10 commandments the sixth commandment is Thou shall
not kill which means
November 9, 2008
A liturgy is worship that is public, communal, or official of the Church. Liturgy is
public, by showing a sign of our faith to our local community. Liturgy is communal,
which means its a prayer that isn't individu
February 22, 2009
The problem in the community that troubles me, is trash and waste. Many people litter outside,
and its polluting the community. Littering is bad because it makes the world look nasty, and its bad for
the environment, an
January 11, 2008
I mostly don't feel challenged to defend my Christian beliefs. Only when other people say that
God is not really real, and that he is a fake. People like that oppose God, because they haven't seen
what he can do
Conservation of Momentum Lab
To verify the conservation of momentum between two carts in a collision.
First we created a new project in the computers data collecting program. Then we
Youngest major world religion.
>1.5 billion followers.
Allah means the God.
Same God of Jews and Christians?
Mecca and the Kaba
On major caravan route.
The meteoric stone.
Muhammad lived mostly in t