World Religions

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World Religions by Mind Map: World Religions

1. Judaism

1.1. Judaism is one of the oldest religions in the world today.

1.1.1. As a timeline of Judaism shows, through centuries and millenniums of suffering, persecution, dispersion, and victory, Judaism continues to exert a profound influence around the world.

1.1.1.1. At the beginning of the 21st century, approximately 14 million people identify themselves as Jews. And there are three main branches or denominations in Judaism, each of which has a different approaches to religious life, like adherence to the Law.

1.1.1.1.1. Today, two people who identify as Jewish may have different beliefs because the religion has developed unique sects over time. The three major branches are conservative Judaism, orthodox Judaism, and reformed Judaism. Many people are also familiar with Hasidic Judaism. These denominations obey the Hebrew Scriptures differently and so live out their faith differently.

2. Islam

2.1. Mecca worshiped many idols so that means they are polythiestic.

2.1.1. Ramadan is where you give up food and water for the poor and you do it sunrise and sunset.

2.1.1.1. "Islam" means "surrender" or "submission". "Salam" (which means "peace") is the root word of "Islam". In a religious context the word "Islam" means "the surrendering of one's will (without compulsion) to the true will of God in an effort to achieve peace".

3. Christianity

3.1. worships Jesus Christ and so that means we are monotheistic.

3.1.1. Jesus Christ is also known as Father,Son,and the Holy spirit.

3.2. We celebrate Christmas as Jesus's birthday and Christmas is about giving and not receiving.

3.3. When you go to church and they do Reunion The bread stands for Jesus's body an the grape juice or wine stands for his blood when he died on the cross.

3.3.1. The bread and wine/grape juice was Jesus's last meal with the disciple before being crucified and dying on the cross.