Judaism: The Five Major Religions

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Judaism is one of the five major religions in the world. The basic characteristics of Judaism are monotheistic which is the belief in one God, (Durham, B. 2018). The Jews live under a theocracy for the reason they possess a covenant bond with God and they report only to God (Durham, B. 2018). This religion is one of the major influences of other religions around the world and we can see that throughout their history and their beliefs. “This particular religion appeals to the documentary record of God’s presence in humanity, (Neusner, J. 1. 1998).”
The Jews core belief in one God, and call God Yahweh or Elohim. They believe God is the creator of everything and God is in all places universally at all times. The Jewish people are a people of
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The difference with the Jews is they don’t associate themselves with Jesus Christ, the Gospel of Jesus Christ, or the New Testament.
Like most religions of the world, Judaism has their own beliefs, practices, criticisms, and laws. These religions do have some similarities and some extreme differences.

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