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Oddly enough, both LDS and JWs consider each other cults. b. h�̖�n�6�_�Op�HJ��C���+�aXpɇaE1d9c�aM����mK��&خÆ|h��j�4�#E��!2�H聝ǁ��[v@N�'�hCt�T���7���]�|����VM��i�5�jkXS��u04�jG׻f��C�,7�uǫ+���n��@����]����jss�?>���b�(����ͷ�����Zտ�P%��]���; The most common similarity that Christianity, Islam and Judaism have is that they all believe in the existence of one God. describes the religion of the Aryans via the writings of “Holy men” or rishis (seers). Now she lies asleep in the great house (universe). a. a. Contains biographical information of Confucius. Cult Comparison Chart on Islam, Christian science, Jehovah's Witnesses, Mormons and much more compared to Christianity. b. Innumerable evil spirits manifest themselves in possession, lycanthropy, and/or disease. Karma is responsible for widespread neglect and needless suffering in India in that a Hindu believes that if they help a person in pain, trouble, etc. c. This people was multiplied as ‘outsiders’ in the land of Egypt and were enslaved for 400 years until they were delivered by a man named “Moses”. Carmody and Carmody write, “Brahman, of course, is impersonal, whereas most monotheistic religions conceive their deities on the model of the human personality.” [6] Nigosian writes, “Brahman is Absolute Reality, which transcends time, space, and causality. by performing sacrifices prior to a need required in their department: travel, harvest, reproduction, etc. Confucianism does not solve the problem of evil, it is simply a rigid code of behavior as a method of tolerating or avoiding evil but there was never a solution offered to solve the problem of evil. Christianity is a religion of narrative, of prophecy, of human failing and human glory. Orthodox – Traditionalists who are united in their upholding of the Law and in their belief in the historical event of revelation at Sinai. Believes in a type of “heaven” and “hell” although not consistent throughout. 3. The Koran supercedes all other revelations and is Allah’s final word to man. The Book of Changes (I Ching) – a collection of 8 triagrams and 64 hexagrams consisting of solid and broken lines. Taoism- seeks answers to life's problems through inner meditation and outer observation. animism), b. a. focuses on race and culture issues of Judaism, neglecting or avoiding Jewish religious issues. Split the church. i. contains: law books, Ramayana & Maabharata,  Puranas, aqamas, sultras,and the bhakti (devotions to gods), ii. This karma is usually expected to be carried out in the individual’s next incarnation, however, it seems there is a tendency among Hindus to believe that karma can be effected in this life as well. i. the “later” Vedas which reflect the development of Pantheism: Brahman also the concept of “Atman is Brahman”; and maya the creation of the unreal. He achieved enlightenment and was renamed “The Buddha” (enlightened one) after this, the fig tree was called the Bodhi or Bo Tree (tree of wisdom). Confucianism - "Do not do unto others, what you would not want them to do to you" - The analects of Confucius. 2. Do not steal 3. Intelligence and will, properly applied, bring about the realization of his dreams and the “good life”. They basically believe in the supierority of the black race and that all white men are the devil and they believe in a different version of Allah and Mohammad the prophet which is why they are considered a cult by many Muslims. Subsequently, he renounced this lifestyle as well. 5. This chart is a simplification of various groups and their beliefs. a. Therefore, evil is anything that threatens the security of the tribe and/or the individual. Somehow God organises the souls' perfection through the bodies' torments. ii. c. Ultimately, man is in a constant state of evolutionary development and will continue to improve and solve problems in his life and the world as he looks to himself and not an imaginary god or superstitious ‘outmoded’ faith. iii. However, he notes that it only seems to be getting worse!11. b. Canonization process19: why are some books in the Bible and others are not? There are four inspired books of Scripture which god has revealed to man. ii. There is no ‘heaven’ or ‘salvation’. Personal devotion to deity is considered (in the Bhagavad Gita) as a way of salvation for all classes of people. The study of Jesus in comparative mythology is the examination of the narratives of the life of Jesus in the Christian gospels, traditions and theology, as they relate to Christianity and other religions. Buddhism is centered upon the life and teachings of Siddhartha Gautama, who came to be known as the Buddha — the enlightened one, or one who is awake — whereas Christianity is centered on the Life and Teachings of Jesus Christ.Buddhism is a nontheistic religion or philosophy, i.e., it does not believe in a supreme creator being a.k.a. All institutions and/or religions that in some wa impede this “human development” must be changed, 10. Being that He is not self-sufficient, He was then unnecessary and ultimately imaginary.”. b. The Analects teach that Confucius believed that if there was indeed a heaven, it was on his side regarding the principles he taught. c.f. The Reformation Martin Luther – 1517 nailed his 95 thesis to the door at Wittenberg outlining the unbiblical practices and disagreements with Catholic doctrine, resulted in the first Protestant denomination "Lutheran". iv. During the holocaust, which was a brutal attack on Jewish people led by Adolfo Hitler, most Jewish people were forced out of their homes. SEE ALSO: 6 Spiritual Lessons From Cats. Have students work in their research groups to continue and complete their research. But he mysteriously disappeared only a few years after appointing an unemployed auto worker, Elijah Poole, who renamed himself Elijah Mohammad, as his primary spokesman. The Vedas (knowledge or wisdom) 1400 BC – 500 AD  comprised of the mantras (hymns of praise), brahmanas (guide for ritual rites),  and the Upanishads (teachings on religious truth or doctrine). The caste system - social classes with thousands of sub-groups in each caste. Man is the product of his society and upbringing and his morals arise from that which was nurtured in him. This larger power can be God, Allah, Buddha, Yahweh, or our belief in a primal force in the universe. He was touted as being the Christian Messiah and the Muslim 'Mahdi' (Redeemer). Also started as a result of the “enlightenment” period and supposed necessity to meet the needs of those that reject Divine revelation. • Where does religion belong on this chart? Shi’ite – A more “fundamental” sect of Islam primarily in Iran but also found spread throughout the middle east. This has been going on since the first man acquired thinking skills and was able to sort people into groups based on their physical features. 2. Download our 30-day Who's Your One Devotional Prayer Guide, put your one on the WYO map and begin praying for that person to see Jesus as the way to salvation. i. Bahmins – are the priestly class and the highest order in the caste system. The chart should be a Microsoft Worddocument with double spacing, 12-point Times New Roman font, one-inch margins, and all sources cited in APA format. Members in both cults deny that they are in a cult in a similar fashion as the members of Jim Jones following in the '70s. 3. These additional books are commonly referred to as the "Apocrypha" which means "the hidden". hޜT�n�0���-R�d�(�%/C��H��!K�"@��;,�CI��fu�>��!/>"3�Ė�'2���P� 91�ّ�%y�q�;�8��wE�U�Ƿ���T#މ��1Ί�`qz2%3����`(��d� �,\;-�euZ��Q�P>HJ$�p�J�#��R�GMȢh.��"�K��!��]1yڼ��7bAӋb����l��s�:�-!���{����'���th�ew|�F`��w������b1GcYL���_`��byx8~9v�l���87=U�)P�7�ƁDSo�0RH��Բ�hXr�'ߦT�#Y�R���"�a3�h�F�߅c�x;�>���x��foƢ�a�H�j����[�M9�� The Five Classics – Wu Jing - collected manuscripts of the ancients which Confucius edited and annotated with commentaries. b. a. ii. c.f. In the limbo of existence and non-existence, there was transformation and the material force transformed to became form, and the form transformed to became life and life became birth has transformed to become death. Religion is a set of morals, principles, rules, and ethics, whereas philosophy is more of searching for the ultimate truth, life, and knowledge (Julita, 2017). by Matt Slick 12/03/08. Researchers try to identify similarities in world views and ritual processes across the african boundaries. Lamaism (Tibetan) – Began in the 7th century AD. These similarities are so strong and basic, it’s a wonder that there are any tensions between the two! Comparative religion is the branch of the study of religions concerned with the systematic comparison of the doctrines and practices, themes and impacts (including migration) of the world's religions. Mormons believe that God the Father came from a planet near a star named Kolob, came to earth grew into man and then into God and then proceeded to make spiritual children. They pushed the Muslims to … Key virtue is karuna (compassion); religion is relevant to everyday life (for all) Esteems ritual; Prayer is even petitionary. Does not believe in a Jewish “homeland”. This survival establishes social norms as well as a ‘loose’ moral code. Comparison table of the three major Abrahamic religions Judaism. iii. This ignorance can be dispelled and sorrow removed by observing the following 4 truths: "Four jewels of Buddhism". Vaughn's Summaries Religion Summaries: Religions Summary - Compares Major Religions. They have gone through much editing and alteration: i. 13. Intelligence and will, bring the good life (fulfilled dreams) about. endstream endobj 670 0 obj <>stream iii. Developed Hume’s skepticism into agnosticism. In the african religions there is no single religion. a. The Book of Anals (Shu K’ing) A work of history of the 5 prior Chinese dynasties to Confucius time. ii. In order for an individual to get their “evil” karma worked off, evil things must be carried out against them in this or the next life, which in turn requires that THAT individual’s karma must ALSO be worked off by someone ELSE and so on and so on. If you don’t see a chart, try here. a. For 1 Billion Christians (Catholics), there are additional books of the Bible that are accepted as scripture but were so accepted outside of the historic canonization process and are therefore rejected by Protestant Christianity. moksha may be obtained by fulfilling one’s familial and social duties and ultimately overcoming bad karma accrued. Through self-effort man improves his situation and eventually, a great judgement day, a. Judgement day, one’s good works must outweigh the bad in order to go to paradise. Shudras – laboring class “bottom feeders”. When you die, that is it: the end. Zen – A branch of Mahayana Buddhism – Derived from Bodhidharma, a wandering Buddhist master living in India 600 B.C who claimed that the basic tenets of Buddhism are not derived from the scriptures but rather transmitted from mind to mind and need no explanation in words. They believe that the Holy Spirit is a sort of "divine spark" but not a person, much less God Almighty in the 3rd person of the Holy Trinity. Buddhism, Christianity, and Islam have similarities in their religious texts. All of which led to: b. Abidhamma Pitaka – metaphysical basket. b. (This is the primary motivation for suicide bombers)  c.f Shintoist: Kamikaze fighters, c. Paradise is a physical place of sensual pleasures where each man will have a harem of beautiful women who will bear children for him. Jesus of Nazareth 30 A.D. (start of His ministry). (priests and/or scholars of the highest Indian caste), ii. Was generally received by people of the time as scripture: was used regularly as part of worship. All Buddhists: Emancipation from reincarnation cycle via self effort. e. He suffered, died, was buried, and on the 3rd day He was resurrected from the dead and appeared to his 12 disciples and then to as many as 400 at once. d. The Koran (Quoran). 3. Socialism is the ideal form of economics. b. Chuang-Tzu – Prolific author in the 4th century, popularizing the teachings of LaoTzu. at the grave, as an act of filial piety then became “ancestor worship”. )��������� ��o2]+XY|�,׺��?=q��%k�����b{��!�_�R����g�Uѐ���_��^������ U�� Around the late 2nd century AD, the Chinese Emperor sacrificed at his tomb as a form of worship, and from 195-1914 A.D. Confucious was worshipped as deity. c.  The Taoist looks for ways to find harmony between the opposites of life: The Yin and Yang but ultimately  has no way to solve the problem of evil due to its passivity and emphasis on withdrawing from the ills of society. This is like the rotation of the 4 seasons: spring, summer, fall, & winter. b. The ReligionFacts "Big Religion Chart" is an attempt to summarize all the complexities of religions and belief systems into tiny little boxes on a single, quick-reference comparison chart . The Law of Moses - although they believe that Ishmael received the blessing of Abraham and not Isaac as the Jewish and Christian faiths believe. Once Moksha is attained, the Hindu goes into a being non-being state of oneness with all the universe (Brahman) or it is  believed that the Hindu has a closer and more personal relationship to a particular god. This was due to the influence of Jewish and Christian caravans that traveled through Mohammads town. Led to creation of Polytheistic practices, yet is not polytheistic in and of itself. Anglican/ Episcopalian Means of salvation: God’s grace by faith alone How they worship: Traditional style through liturgy; contemporary liturgy […] Although religion and philosophy may have similarities, they also have differences. i. Mind is a projection of the body and nothing more. All evil is good in disguise. According to EB Tylor, the animist believes in a spirit world that is arrived at via a spirit’s journey after leaving the body. 3:16). The belief in something bigger than the self is what unites religion and spirituality. If the spirit left the body as a result of murder or death at childbirth, it may return to the village as a malevolent spirit. d. Because Jesus was called (and called Himself) the Son of God, he was condemned as a 'blasphemer' by the Jewish leaders of His time and was ultimately sentenced to die according to Jewish law, however, Judea was under the rule of Roman authority and therefore the Jewish leaders could not carry out the death sentence. In this issue of Teen Bible Study Guide, we will discuss how the world’s predominant religious beliefs are compared to the United Church of God fundamental beliefs. God. It is the most popular in Hinduism due to its emphasis on personal relationship to a god or many gods. ����j{Կ�tQ�Om��Z�\��di$aEY�T�,5(l�;�Oh�_����g�n�3��_��>��٬�YzJ8.��g��4� e��ֆ���Y��/�m��?����[�!���Z��2��B3���������B롐�j a. Confucianism attempts to solve the problem of evil by teaching people to adhere an ethical code which will bring about a more fulfilling life. He ascended into Heaven and declared that he will return again in accordance with the scriptures. iv. c. Bhagavad Gita – inspired but of lesser authority because it is smriti and not sruti. b. Self-authenticating quality with a unique power over the lives of men. Huxley (founded name 'agnostic' ), a. David Hume (1711-1776) – British empiricist ‘We do not know for sure: we are agnostic’, "Belief is not to be confused with ultimate truth, which is unknowable.". 21 janv. Theravada – Early Buddhism sect nearly extinct in India but prevalent in Sri Lanka andsome parts of southeast Asia. The charts below are intended to start answering those questions. 11. Because only the mitzvah makes the world a little less dissonant between what it is and what it ought to be.the whole programme of Judaism, the project of the Torah, is tikkun olam in the precise sense 'mending a fragmented, fractured, world'. a. (c.f. The King then formed his own national denomination called the Church of England or "Anglican" church. This ‘evil’ is caused by good spirits who are angry or by evil spirits who are just simply evil. They were in the cold with no where to go because their house was in unlivable conditions or the house itself was reduced to crumbles or ash or there were anti-Semitic rallies going on. A PowerPoint slide is also included which shows world religions by percent . Different Christian denominations are organized and worship in different ways. The rules are listed the “code of Manu”, ii. Abraham is another important figure uniting the … a. believes in a coming Messiah, and of Israel having a homeland, and of a world to come. (article 3 of 5). a. Supposed to have great power if the key were ever found. d. Jean-Paul Sartre (1905-1981) argued that man not only creates his own destiny, each man has only himself as the sole justification for his existence, e. Karl Marx - was greatly influenced by both Engels and Feurbach and authored “Communist Manifesto” and "Das Kapital", Key influencers of agnosticism - T.H. c.f. Jehovah's Witnesses believe that Jesus is Michael the Archangel and was not One in Being with Almighty God. That is because this chart is representative of Christian denominations that adhere to the historic theological position of One God in Three Persons (The Trinity), The Biblical understanding of Jesus as Almighty God incarnate, and the person and nature in general of Jesus the Son and the Holy Spirit. Like in any religion the people have certain beliefs. At the age of 30 He began to proclaim that the “Kingdom of Heaven is at hand”. c.f. Similarities: Both are Dharmic religions. c. “The Enlightenment” – Sid continued on his journey for spiritual truth and one day while he sat under a fig tree, deep in meditation, he achieved nirvana,  the highest god-consciousness possible according to the Hindus (he was formerly a Hindu prior to this day). Both religions believe that God gave man free will so that he could be responsible for his actions. i. the “New Testament” of Hinduism which records a conversation between the prince Arjuna and his charioteer Krishna (the incarnation of the god Vishnu) condoning personal devotion to deity. Islam. Confucianism - In Confucianism, there is no afterlife. Quick Facts. Teaches that Jewish law is always in ‘development’ based on the current culture. 2. A greater power has put us in this universe. Based on 15 concepts: 1. Religion is a prominent aspect of many people’s lives. c. Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900) taught that since God does not exist, man must devise his own way of life. But it gives the reader an idea of where the groups stand. and "Origin of the Species" - Charles Darwin, Agnostic - a (without) knowledge (gnosis). The acts of worship at the temples is called puja  which seeks the aid of a god to help one escape samsura. Day Three: 9. d. Meng-tzu (Latinized Mencius) born in 371 BC became a major proponent of Confucianism and was raised to the rank of 2nd only to Confucius himself. d. Moses – acted as spokesman, ruler, and spiritual leader to the Hebrews and led them out of Egyptian captivity. Here's a handy chart, comparing religion to spirituality. Religion was created by humans to explain, contain, and stimulate spiritual experiences. This is a completely different Jesus than that of the Bible and of Orthodox Christianity. Trinity: One God in three persons - Father, Son (Jesus), & Holy Spirit. Man is a result of a continuous natural process. 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Says we “can not” know. Differences: Hinduism has no founder. Written by Lao Tzu himself, it is a little booklet of about 5000 words (about 15 pages), Taoism - Mystical enigmatic belief system whose founder was a contemporary of Confucius(604-570 BC), a. Subjects: Social Studies - History, World History, Religion. He codified the oral traditions passed down from Abraham (possibly even Noah) and wrote what is called the “Torah” or “Pentateuch” to Christians, the first 5 books of the O.T. b. Judaism Buddhism Christianity God reached out to the Abraham and told him to leave his village and start s colony in Canaan. Adheres to the inspiration of the Old Testament but values the Torah (1st 5 books) above all others. These are the teaching as passed down from Joseph Smith. Vaisyas – merchant or farmer class follows the Kshatriyas, iv. The authority of the Bishop of Constantinople. ii. Founder - Siddhartha Guatama born about 560 B.C. “The Great Renunciation” Sid reasoned that the only happy one of the four was the monk and therefore renounced his wealth and position to become an ascetic monk. a. karma –  action The process by which an individual is either rewarded for his/her good deeds and also the process by which they are punished for their bad deeds. a. Middle Path – another name for the 8-fold path to avoid the two extremes: i.“That, conjoined with passion & luxury which is low, vulgar, common, ignoble and useless.” – Siddharta Guatama (The Buddha) c.f. a. have no sacred scriptures for use in teachings but accept any writings Buddhist or not, Humanism, Atheism, Agnosticims in their most recent form, a. George W. F. Hegel (1770-1831) “God was dependent upon the world at least as much as the world was dependent upon God, for without the world, God would not be God. For me to go about weeping and wailing would be to show my ignorance of destiny.” ultimately, there is “Tao” which equates to the mystical and unknown “nirvana” & “Brahman” of Hinduism and Buddhism. Secularist/Non Religious - Synonimous with types named above, however, is a term used by some who consider themselves a variant of the above but would not categorize themselves necessarily as either agnostic or atheistic in belief. Daily Life in the USA vs. Germany • Part 3 History & Culture > Cultural Comparisons – Part 1 > Cultural Comparisons – Part 2 > Cultural Comparisons – Part 3. If we could only see things through God's perspective, we would have no question because everything, being from God, is good. Mormonism. contains Buddhist theology. c.f Mormonism, Even if the Muslim does great works, it is still not a certain thing that he/she will get into heaven. a. Theravada – Tripitaka “The Three Baskets” of scripture sometimes called the Pali canon and is 11 times the size of the Bible. This "Big Religion Chart" is our attempt to summarize the major … Your browser doesn't support JavaScript or you have disabled JavaScript. they are inhibiting that person’s necessary karma and will force that person to have to relive it all over again to work it off properly. 1����Ƨ>u���a��O�cX=l��p�j����+�Z�V�u���-�Fe�g�W4Dw��r���6K���)ˤ1ȫ�滧�f�o����0�|� �����B�̭�*]�N�[�nS���$H>K����$K�#f)�R�\[ޗT���r���a�>-�M)���v�������f�=���^�~=-���������WȦ�,�p[d�\��X4�4�4ϴ�� LE0�}� 8d��Hu!�./g������LfFw�3�d0)J]�C���(�N �. Seeing this the British gave them a part of Israel that they were colonizing. Ultimately, Allah could have his reasons for denying them entry and he can change his mind at any moment. By NSRK Ravi BELIEF ISLAM CHRISTIANITY God: Only one god – called Allah: Only one God – a triune being called God or Yahweh Jesus: A … The quest for the good life is still the central task for mankind. Key virtue is wisdom; religion is a full-time job (mostly for monks); Eschews ritual Prayer is meditation and vice versa. Man will continue to develop to the point where he will look within himself and o the natural world for the solution to all of his problems, 9. Oddly enough, both LDS and JWs consider each other cults. b. h�̖�n�6�_�Op�HJ��C���+�aXpɇaE1d9c�aM����mK��&خÆ|h��j�4�#E��!2�H聝ǁ��[v@N�'�hCt�T���7���]�|����VM��i�5�jkXS��u04�jG׻f��C�,7�uǫ+���n��@����]����jss�?>���b�(����ͷ�����Zտ�P%��]���; The most common similarity that Christianity, Islam and Judaism have is that they all believe in the existence of one God. describes the religion of the Aryans via the writings of “Holy men” or rishis (seers). Now she lies asleep in the great house (universe). a. a. Contains biographical information of Confucius. Cult Comparison Chart on Islam, Christian science, Jehovah's Witnesses, Mormons and much more compared to Christianity. b. Innumerable evil spirits manifest themselves in possession, lycanthropy, and/or disease. Karma is responsible for widespread neglect and needless suffering in India in that a Hindu believes that if they help a person in pain, trouble, etc. c. This people was multiplied as ‘outsiders’ in the land of Egypt and were enslaved for 400 years until they were delivered by a man named “Moses”. Carmody and Carmody write, “Brahman, of course, is impersonal, whereas most monotheistic religions conceive their deities on the model of the human personality.” [6] Nigosian writes, “Brahman is Absolute Reality, which transcends time, space, and causality. by performing sacrifices prior to a need required in their department: travel, harvest, reproduction, etc. Confucianism does not solve the problem of evil, it is simply a rigid code of behavior as a method of tolerating or avoiding evil but there was never a solution offered to solve the problem of evil. Christianity is a religion of narrative, of prophecy, of human failing and human glory. Orthodox – Traditionalists who are united in their upholding of the Law and in their belief in the historical event of revelation at Sinai. Believes in a type of “heaven” and “hell” although not consistent throughout. 3. The Koran supercedes all other revelations and is Allah’s final word to man. The Book of Changes (I Ching) – a collection of 8 triagrams and 64 hexagrams consisting of solid and broken lines. Taoism- seeks answers to life's problems through inner meditation and outer observation. animism), b. a. focuses on race and culture issues of Judaism, neglecting or avoiding Jewish religious issues. Split the church. i. contains: law books, Ramayana & Maabharata,  Puranas, aqamas, sultras,and the bhakti (devotions to gods), ii. This karma is usually expected to be carried out in the individual’s next incarnation, however, it seems there is a tendency among Hindus to believe that karma can be effected in this life as well. i. the “later” Vedas which reflect the development of Pantheism: Brahman also the concept of “Atman is Brahman”; and maya the creation of the unreal. He achieved enlightenment and was renamed “The Buddha” (enlightened one) after this, the fig tree was called the Bodhi or Bo Tree (tree of wisdom). Confucianism - "Do not do unto others, what you would not want them to do to you" - The analects of Confucius. 2. Do not steal 3. Intelligence and will, properly applied, bring about the realization of his dreams and the “good life”. They basically believe in the supierority of the black race and that all white men are the devil and they believe in a different version of Allah and Mohammad the prophet which is why they are considered a cult by many Muslims. Subsequently, he renounced this lifestyle as well. 5. This chart is a simplification of various groups and their beliefs. a. Therefore, evil is anything that threatens the security of the tribe and/or the individual. Somehow God organises the souls' perfection through the bodies' torments. ii. c. Ultimately, man is in a constant state of evolutionary development and will continue to improve and solve problems in his life and the world as he looks to himself and not an imaginary god or superstitious ‘outmoded’ faith. iii. However, he notes that it only seems to be getting worse!11. b. Canonization process19: why are some books in the Bible and others are not? There are four inspired books of Scripture which god has revealed to man. ii. There is no ‘heaven’ or ‘salvation’. Personal devotion to deity is considered (in the Bhagavad Gita) as a way of salvation for all classes of people. The study of Jesus in comparative mythology is the examination of the narratives of the life of Jesus in the Christian gospels, traditions and theology, as they relate to Christianity and other religions. Buddhism is centered upon the life and teachings of Siddhartha Gautama, who came to be known as the Buddha — the enlightened one, or one who is awake — whereas Christianity is centered on the Life and Teachings of Jesus Christ.Buddhism is a nontheistic religion or philosophy, i.e., it does not believe in a supreme creator being a.k.a. All institutions and/or religions that in some wa impede this “human development” must be changed, 10. Being that He is not self-sufficient, He was then unnecessary and ultimately imaginary.”. b. The Analects teach that Confucius believed that if there was indeed a heaven, it was on his side regarding the principles he taught. c.f. The Reformation Martin Luther – 1517 nailed his 95 thesis to the door at Wittenberg outlining the unbiblical practices and disagreements with Catholic doctrine, resulted in the first Protestant denomination "Lutheran". iv. During the holocaust, which was a brutal attack on Jewish people led by Adolfo Hitler, most Jewish people were forced out of their homes. SEE ALSO: 6 Spiritual Lessons From Cats. Have students work in their research groups to continue and complete their research. But he mysteriously disappeared only a few years after appointing an unemployed auto worker, Elijah Poole, who renamed himself Elijah Mohammad, as his primary spokesman. The Vedas (knowledge or wisdom) 1400 BC – 500 AD  comprised of the mantras (hymns of praise), brahmanas (guide for ritual rites),  and the Upanishads (teachings on religious truth or doctrine). The caste system - social classes with thousands of sub-groups in each caste. Man is the product of his society and upbringing and his morals arise from that which was nurtured in him. This larger power can be God, Allah, Buddha, Yahweh, or our belief in a primal force in the universe. He was touted as being the Christian Messiah and the Muslim 'Mahdi' (Redeemer). Also started as a result of the “enlightenment” period and supposed necessity to meet the needs of those that reject Divine revelation. • Where does religion belong on this chart? Shi’ite – A more “fundamental” sect of Islam primarily in Iran but also found spread throughout the middle east. This has been going on since the first man acquired thinking skills and was able to sort people into groups based on their physical features. 2. Download our 30-day Who's Your One Devotional Prayer Guide, put your one on the WYO map and begin praying for that person to see Jesus as the way to salvation. i. Bahmins – are the priestly class and the highest order in the caste system. The chart should be a Microsoft Worddocument with double spacing, 12-point Times New Roman font, one-inch margins, and all sources cited in APA format. Members in both cults deny that they are in a cult in a similar fashion as the members of Jim Jones following in the '70s. 3. 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Researchers try to identify similarities in world views and ritual processes across the african boundaries. Lamaism (Tibetan) – Began in the 7th century AD. These similarities are so strong and basic, it’s a wonder that there are any tensions between the two! Comparative religion is the branch of the study of religions concerned with the systematic comparison of the doctrines and practices, themes and impacts (including migration) of the world's religions. Mormons believe that God the Father came from a planet near a star named Kolob, came to earth grew into man and then into God and then proceeded to make spiritual children. They pushed the Muslims to … Key virtue is karuna (compassion); religion is relevant to everyday life (for all) Esteems ritual; Prayer is even petitionary. Does not believe in a Jewish “homeland”. This survival establishes social norms as well as a ‘loose’ moral code. Comparison table of the three major Abrahamic religions Judaism. iii. This ignorance can be dispelled and sorrow removed by observing the following 4 truths: "Four jewels of Buddhism". Vaughn's Summaries Religion Summaries: Religions Summary - Compares Major Religions. They have gone through much editing and alteration: i. 13. Intelligence and will, bring the good life (fulfilled dreams) about. endstream endobj 670 0 obj <>stream iii. Developed Hume’s skepticism into agnosticism. In the african religions there is no single religion. a. The Book of Anals (Shu K’ing) A work of history of the 5 prior Chinese dynasties to Confucius time. ii. In order for an individual to get their “evil” karma worked off, evil things must be carried out against them in this or the next life, which in turn requires that THAT individual’s karma must ALSO be worked off by someone ELSE and so on and so on. If you don’t see a chart, try here. a. For 1 Billion Christians (Catholics), there are additional books of the Bible that are accepted as scripture but were so accepted outside of the historic canonization process and are therefore rejected by Protestant Christianity. moksha may be obtained by fulfilling one’s familial and social duties and ultimately overcoming bad karma accrued. Through self-effort man improves his situation and eventually, a great judgement day, a. Judgement day, one’s good works must outweigh the bad in order to go to paradise. Shudras – laboring class “bottom feeders”. When you die, that is it: the end. Zen – A branch of Mahayana Buddhism – Derived from Bodhidharma, a wandering Buddhist master living in India 600 B.C who claimed that the basic tenets of Buddhism are not derived from the scriptures but rather transmitted from mind to mind and need no explanation in words. They believe that the Holy Spirit is a sort of "divine spark" but not a person, much less God Almighty in the 3rd person of the Holy Trinity. Buddhism, Christianity, and Islam have similarities in their religious texts. All of which led to: b. Abidhamma Pitaka – metaphysical basket. b. (This is the primary motivation for suicide bombers)  c.f Shintoist: Kamikaze fighters, c. Paradise is a physical place of sensual pleasures where each man will have a harem of beautiful women who will bear children for him. Jesus of Nazareth 30 A.D. (start of His ministry). (priests and/or scholars of the highest Indian caste), ii. Was generally received by people of the time as scripture: was used regularly as part of worship. All Buddhists: Emancipation from reincarnation cycle via self effort. e. He suffered, died, was buried, and on the 3rd day He was resurrected from the dead and appeared to his 12 disciples and then to as many as 400 at once. d. The Koran (Quoran). 3. Socialism is the ideal form of economics. b. Chuang-Tzu – Prolific author in the 4th century, popularizing the teachings of LaoTzu. at the grave, as an act of filial piety then became “ancestor worship”. )��������� ��o2]+XY|�,׺��?=q��%k�����b{��!�_�R����g�Uѐ���_��^������ U�� Around the late 2nd century AD, the Chinese Emperor sacrificed at his tomb as a form of worship, and from 195-1914 A.D. Confucious was worshipped as deity. c.  The Taoist looks for ways to find harmony between the opposites of life: The Yin and Yang but ultimately  has no way to solve the problem of evil due to its passivity and emphasis on withdrawing from the ills of society. This is like the rotation of the 4 seasons: spring, summer, fall, & winter. b. The ReligionFacts "Big Religion Chart" is an attempt to summarize all the complexities of religions and belief systems into tiny little boxes on a single, quick-reference comparison chart . The Law of Moses - although they believe that Ishmael received the blessing of Abraham and not Isaac as the Jewish and Christian faiths believe. Once Moksha is attained, the Hindu goes into a being non-being state of oneness with all the universe (Brahman) or it is  believed that the Hindu has a closer and more personal relationship to a particular god. This was due to the influence of Jewish and Christian caravans that traveled through Mohammads town. Led to creation of Polytheistic practices, yet is not polytheistic in and of itself. Anglican/ Episcopalian Means of salvation: God’s grace by faith alone How they worship: Traditional style through liturgy; contemporary liturgy […] Although religion and philosophy may have similarities, they also have differences. i. Mind is a projection of the body and nothing more. All evil is good in disguise. According to EB Tylor, the animist believes in a spirit world that is arrived at via a spirit’s journey after leaving the body. 3:16). The belief in something bigger than the self is what unites religion and spirituality. If the spirit left the body as a result of murder or death at childbirth, it may return to the village as a malevolent spirit. d. Because Jesus was called (and called Himself) the Son of God, he was condemned as a 'blasphemer' by the Jewish leaders of His time and was ultimately sentenced to die according to Jewish law, however, Judea was under the rule of Roman authority and therefore the Jewish leaders could not carry out the death sentence. In this issue of Teen Bible Study Guide, we will discuss how the world’s predominant religious beliefs are compared to the United Church of God fundamental beliefs. God. It is the most popular in Hinduism due to its emphasis on personal relationship to a god or many gods. ����j{Կ�tQ�Om��Z�\��di$aEY�T�,5(l�;�Oh�_����g�n�3��_��>��٬�YzJ8.��g��4� e��ֆ���Y��/�m��?����[�!���Z��2��B3���������B롐�j a. Confucianism attempts to solve the problem of evil by teaching people to adhere an ethical code which will bring about a more fulfilling life. He ascended into Heaven and declared that he will return again in accordance with the scriptures. iv. c. Bhagavad Gita – inspired but of lesser authority because it is smriti and not sruti. b. Self-authenticating quality with a unique power over the lives of men. Huxley (founded name 'agnostic' ), a. David Hume (1711-1776) – British empiricist ‘We do not know for sure: we are agnostic’, "Belief is not to be confused with ultimate truth, which is unknowable.". 21 janv. Theravada – Early Buddhism sect nearly extinct in India but prevalent in Sri Lanka andsome parts of southeast Asia. The charts below are intended to start answering those questions. 11. Because only the mitzvah makes the world a little less dissonant between what it is and what it ought to be.the whole programme of Judaism, the project of the Torah, is tikkun olam in the precise sense 'mending a fragmented, fractured, world'. a. (c.f. The King then formed his own national denomination called the Church of England or "Anglican" church. This ‘evil’ is caused by good spirits who are angry or by evil spirits who are just simply evil. They were in the cold with no where to go because their house was in unlivable conditions or the house itself was reduced to crumbles or ash or there were anti-Semitic rallies going on. A PowerPoint slide is also included which shows world religions by percent . Different Christian denominations are organized and worship in different ways. The rules are listed the “code of Manu”, ii. Abraham is another important figure uniting the … a. believes in a coming Messiah, and of Israel having a homeland, and of a world to come. (article 3 of 5). a. Supposed to have great power if the key were ever found. d. Jean-Paul Sartre (1905-1981) argued that man not only creates his own destiny, each man has only himself as the sole justification for his existence, e. Karl Marx - was greatly influenced by both Engels and Feurbach and authored “Communist Manifesto” and "Das Kapital", Key influencers of agnosticism - T.H. c.f. Jehovah's Witnesses believe that Jesus is Michael the Archangel and was not One in Being with Almighty God. That is because this chart is representative of Christian denominations that adhere to the historic theological position of One God in Three Persons (The Trinity), The Biblical understanding of Jesus as Almighty God incarnate, and the person and nature in general of Jesus the Son and the Holy Spirit. Like in any religion the people have certain beliefs. At the age of 30 He began to proclaim that the “Kingdom of Heaven is at hand”. c.f. Similarities: Both are Dharmic religions. c. “The Enlightenment” – Sid continued on his journey for spiritual truth and one day while he sat under a fig tree, deep in meditation, he achieved nirvana,  the highest god-consciousness possible according to the Hindus (he was formerly a Hindu prior to this day). Both religions believe that God gave man free will so that he could be responsible for his actions. i. the “New Testament” of Hinduism which records a conversation between the prince Arjuna and his charioteer Krishna (the incarnation of the god Vishnu) condoning personal devotion to deity. Islam. Confucianism - In Confucianism, there is no afterlife. Quick Facts. Teaches that Jewish law is always in ‘development’ based on the current culture. 2. A greater power has put us in this universe. Based on 15 concepts: 1. Religion is a prominent aspect of many people’s lives. c. Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900) taught that since God does not exist, man must devise his own way of life. But it gives the reader an idea of where the groups stand. and "Origin of the Species" - Charles Darwin, Agnostic - a (without) knowledge (gnosis). The acts of worship at the temples is called puja  which seeks the aid of a god to help one escape samsura. Day Three: 9. d. Meng-tzu (Latinized Mencius) born in 371 BC became a major proponent of Confucianism and was raised to the rank of 2nd only to Confucius himself. d. Moses – acted as spokesman, ruler, and spiritual leader to the Hebrews and led them out of Egyptian captivity. Here's a handy chart, comparing religion to spirituality. Religion was created by humans to explain, contain, and stimulate spiritual experiences. This is a completely different Jesus than that of the Bible and of Orthodox Christianity. Trinity: One God in three persons - Father, Son (Jesus), & Holy Spirit. Man is a result of a continuous natural process. 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