Religion in the Middle East
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Alright class, today we are going to watch a video discussing the three monotheistic religions in the Middle East
Judaism is the oldest religion in the world. It was founded over 3500 years ago by the Hebrews, who were the ancestors of the jews. They Torah is the holy book of the Jewish religion, it just like the Quran and the Bible, have an Old Testament.
The Islamic religion Is practiced by Muslims. Islam is followed by more than a billion people today. The Islamic religion has a prophet named Muhammed, similar to Christianity and Judaism.. they too have prophets.
Mr. Harrison is talking to his class about the three monotheistic religions in the Middle East, Judaism, Islam, and Christianity.
Christianity was founded around 7 B.C when Jesus of Nazareth was born. The Christians believe Jesus was not only a prophet but the son of god.
Most Jews live in Israel, where their religion was founded ( Canaan is present day Israel ) . Judaism, Christianity, and Islam are called Western religions to distinguish them from the Eastern religions practiced primarily in Asia.
Their holy book the Quran contains much of the basic information told in the Hebrew bible.
Just like Islam and Judaism, the Christians can trace their roots back to Abraham.
People all around the world practice these three religions and a lot of people who are different ethnic groups practice those religions.
So those were some similarties about Judaism, Christianity and Islam, The three monotheistic religions in the Middle East.
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