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Comparing Monotheistic Religions 1. What does monotheistic mean? ISLAM CHRISTIANITY JUDAISM Quran Bible Torah What are the names Gospels Talmud of the scriptures (holy books) they use? “Allah” Jesus Christ Who is the central “Muhammad” God person of the religion? Star- means A cross represents The Star of David is the knowledge and that we are still religions. Jews were What is the religion’s light forced to where the star symbol? sinners. Crescent Moon- for recognition. means progress Mecca Israel Israel What are the holy cities? Mosque church Synagogue What is the name of their “house of worship”? They worship You can worship any day From sunset Friday to What days do they on Friday you want. sunset Saturday worship? afternoons Christmas (the Rosh Hashanah birth of Jesus) (the Jewish Easter (when New Year) Yom Kippur (a Christians believe Day of Jesus rose from Atonement or What are their “Holy the dead and confession) Days”? ascended to Simchat Torah heaven) (celebrating Lent, a forty-day receiving the holy period of Torah on Mount Sinai) penitence and Chanukah (a self-denial. celebration of a military victory) Passover (a remembrance of the time the Hebrews lived in Egypt) During What is their diet Ramadan they like? Do they have don’t eat for a dietary restrictions? whole day “Allah Jesus “Rabbi” What are their God spiritual leaders called? SUMMARY: The three main religions are really different from each other. Christianity- they worship only one God, but have three in one- God the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. The cross means and/or represents that we are sinners and Christ died for us. They use the Bible for our Holy book, and we celebrate on three holy days- Christmas, Easter, and Lent. Islamic- They worship only one god which is “Allah” They use a Quran as their holy book and pray at a mosque. There are no holy days in the religion Islam. Judaism- They use a Torah or a Talmud for their prayer and they pray or worship in synagogue. The holy days for Judaists are Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Simchat, Chanukah, and Passover.
"Comparing Monotheistic Religions"