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Flashcards - Overview of World Religions

Flashcards - Overview of World Religions
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ascetic
Asceticism is a lifestyle characterized by abstinence from worldly pleasures, often for the purpose of pursuing spiritual goals
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Second Great Awakening
The Second Great Awakening was a Protestant religious revival movement during the early 19th century in the United States
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Torah
The Torah , or the Pentateuch , is the central reference of the religious Judaic tradition
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Judaism
Judaism encompasses the religion, philosophy, culture and way of life of the Jewish people
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filial piety
In Confucian philosophy, filial piety is a virtue of respect for one's parents, elders, and ancestors
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Confucianism
Confucianism, also known as Ruism, is described as tradition, a philosophy, a religion, a humanistic or rationalistic religion, a way of governing, or simply a way of life
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Vedism
The religion of the Vedic period was the religion of the Indo-Aryans of northern India
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moksha
Moksha , also called vimoksha, vimukti and mukti, is a term in Hinduism and Hindu philosophy which refers to various forms of emancipation, liberation, and release
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Hinduism
Hinduism is a religion, or a way of life, found most notably in India and Nepal
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Hinduism
Hinduism is a religion, or a way of life, found most notably in India and Nepal
moksha
Moksha , also called vimoksha, vimukti and mukti, is a term in Hinduism and Hindu philosophy which refers to various forms of emancipation, liberation, and release
Vedism
The religion of the Vedic period was the religion of the Indo-Aryans of northern India
Confucianism
Confucianism, also known as Ruism, is described as tradition, a philosophy, a religion, a humanistic or rationalistic religion, a way of governing, or simply a way of life
filial piety
In Confucian philosophy, filial piety is a virtue of respect for one's parents, elders, and ancestors
Judaism
Judaism encompasses the religion, philosophy, culture and way of life of the Jewish people
Torah
The Torah , or the Pentateuch , is the central reference of the religious Judaic tradition
Second Great Awakening
The Second Great Awakening was a Protestant religious revival movement during the early 19th century in the United States
ascetic
Asceticism is a lifestyle characterized by abstinence from worldly pleasures, often for the purpose of pursuing spiritual goals
feudal system
Feudalism was a combination of legal and military customs in medieval Europe that flourished between the 9th and 15th centuries
Daoism
Taoism, also known as Daoism, is a religious, philosophical and ritual tradition of Chinese origin which emphasizes living in harmony with the Tao
Tao
Tao or Dao is a Chinese word signifying 'way', 'path', 'route', or sometimes more loosely, 'doctrine' or 'principle'
Mohammed
Muḥammad is the central figure of Islam and widely regarded as its founder by non-Muslims
Jesus of Nazareth
Jesus , also referred to as Jesus of Nazareth or Jesus Christ, was a Jewish preacher and religious leader who has become the central figure of Christianity
Pilgrims
A pilgrim is a traveler who is on a journey to a holy place
Mayans
The Maya people are a group of Indigenous peoples of Mesoamerica
Ten Commandments
The Ten Commandments, also known as the Decalogue, are a set of biblical principles relating to ethics and worship, which play a fundamental role in Judaism and Christianity
Roger Williams
Roger Williams was an American popular music pianist

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