7 Religions Dbq

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Religions of the Ancient World
Of the seven religions/philosophies, most are polytheistic, with Judaism, Christianity, and Islam as exceptions. These three religions are the three major monotheistic religions, meaning they all only believe in one God. Being a Hindu, you should be grateful, strong, patient, gentle, good, generous, and truthful, as said in the Ancient Indian Epic, Mahabharata in 400 B.C. Hinduism has a Caste System (Doc. 3), which greatly influences the Hindu people.The four major castes are: The Brahmins: priests, The Kshatriyas: warriors, rulers, senators, presidents, and majors, The Vaisyas: farmers, merchants, lawyers, and doctors, The Sudras: unskilled workers, and the Other sub-castes: “untouchables” (Doc. 7).
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Christians believe that if you follow the bible, do not sin, and follow God, all that you need will be provided for you, according to the New Testament of the Christian Bible, from Matthew 5 (Doc. 9). As said in an excerpt from Genesis 17 of the Old Testament (Doc. 10), God came down to a man named Abram, made his the father of many nations, ones that are fruitful and with many kings, re-named him Abraham, and made of of his descendants gods, with the land of Canaan, and him as their god. The impact of Christianity on Rome was both the ease of travel and single language introduced by the Roman Empire helped the Christians to rapidly spread the word of God. They built more roads for this. Judaism has a wide array of beliefs, based on the individual. Many of them share the same monotheistic convictions, like Christianity and Islam. A summary of core Jewish beliefs, is the “13 Articles of Faith”, put together by rabbi Maimonides in the 12th-century. In short, the articles convey that there is one unique God, who will reward the good and punish the wicked, Moses was the greatest of the prophets, the messiah will come, and the dead will be

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