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What are the four different sects of Judaism?
There were 4 main sects of Judaism at the end of the Temple period (70 CE): the Pharisees the Sadducees the Essenes the Nazarenes Modern Rabbinic Juda…ism grew out of the Pharisees. In modern times, there are several denominations within Judaism, including Orthodox Conservative Reform Reconstructionist Renewal Humanist Masorti Progressive Liberal Even among the Orthodox, which is the most traditional, there are these distinctions: Ultra-Orthodox/Hassidic Modern Orthodox Haredi and Chabad (which is actually an organization, but which does not strictly fall within the definitions of Ultra-Orthodox or Modern Orthodox There are also ethnic subdivisions: Ashkenazic Sefardic Beta Yisra'el Mizrahi
Orthodox is the most traditional. Reform is the largest. But there is no one denomination that can be called "the main sect". All of the denominations of Judaism are tied toge…ther (despite the opinions of some traditional Jews). For example, Reform Jews who keep kosher depend on Orthodox butchers. Orthodox communities within large Reform communities must interact with Reform Jews in community based situations such as local Jewish newspapers and some events.
The sects have their faith based on belief, like those set by Jesus. But cults are to the order of one person.
No, they are Christians who believe in Jesus Christ as Lord and Saviour who has already been on earth, which is quite different from Jewish beliefs. From a histo…ric perspective, all Christians churches (including Amish) had their earliest origin in Judaism, from which there developed Catholicism, which in turn later gave rise to Protestantism and the other Christian denominations. The Amish separated itself from the Mennonite (which separated itself from the Vatican regarding infant baptism). Mennonite was born following Martin Luther's reformation movement. Luther was a German Catholic priest who posted the 95 theses of Convention at his church's door in Germany in 1517, "protesting" against the Vatican. Answer 2: The Amish are descendants of a group of 17th-century Anabaptists. Their name derives from their leader, Jacob Amman, who lived in Switzerland. From their study of the Bible back then, these God-fearing people recognized that infant baptism and military service were wrong. Because of their stand, the government persecuted them. A few even paid for their religious conviction with their lives. Persecution continued to increase, and a number of them were forced to flee to other parts of Switzerland and to France. By the middle of the 19th century, thousands had fled to the United States. With them, they brought their culture and the Swiss German dialect.
In fact there are a number of movements within Judaism. The three main ones are: Orthodox, Conservative, and Reform. Within Orthodox Judaism there are several 'sect…s', and while of course all Jews share the same core beliefs, the groups may disagree passionately on other issues. Judaism as a religion has always encouraged debate and discussion. There is also Progressive Judaism and Reconstructionist Judaism, but these are not as large or influential as the three major movements outlined at the start of this answer. And the groups/movements are 'fluid' in that any Jew can walk into any Synagogue, in any country, and immediately feel at home, even if they are not part of that particular movement. -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
A long list. Among them: the idolaters during the First Temple period, the Sadducees, the Baitusim (Boethusians), the Nesinim, the apikursim and minim, the Karaites, the follo…wers of Shabbetai Zevi and others of that type, Jewish communists (Yevsektsia), Yiddishists, Bundists, assimilationists, and more. The Samaritans may or may not have ever been Jewish in the past. Most of these breakaway groups were lost to history, while others (such as the Karaites) are moribund and remain only a shadow of their former selves.
As with any religion, Judaism is split between the left, right and everywhere in between. The reform and conservative Jews sit on the left, don't necessarily take all the la…ws etc literally and favor a more modern approach. In the middle sit the 'regular' Jews, the modern orthodox through to orthodox. They typically keep all the laws, attend the synagogue, learn the Torah etc though at the same time, live in the modern world and fit their religion into the world. On the right you have the ultra-orthodox, the Chassidish sects who seek to preserve their heritage more. They may typically wear the traditional garb of the Eastern European Jews; long coats, black hats etc. They seek to keep the tradition as it was for hundreds of years. Many of these people learn in kollel, a house of study for married men. They belive that we were put on this earth to study the ways of Hashem, and his laws. They are usually very refined, down to earth people, in keeping with the commandments of Hashem. Don't have any resentment on Jews who study all day. All lawyers out there, who have never seen a page of Gemara (Part of the Jewish law), they are missing something amazing. The gedolim (great leaders of our generation in Torah) know about world events, you can have talks with them about current events. If you are the intelectual type, they will be more than happy to talk to you about religion, G-d, or whatever you wish to talk about. Philisophical? Try reading the Kuzeri by Rebbi Yehudah HaChasid. Great Torah scholars have written books on hot topics, such as human cloning. Note: In this article, when reffering to Ultra-Orthodox, we don't meen the ones who throw rocks at cars on Shabbath in Israel. They are misguided. They are going against the laws in the Torah. They are an embarresment to the Jewish nation.
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Answer: Denominations of Judaism: Jewish movements, often referred to as denominations, branches or sects of Judaism, differ from each other in some beliefs and thus in t…he way they observe Judaism. Differences between Jewish movements, in contrast to differences between Christian denominations, derive from interpreting Jewish scriptures in more progressive/liberal or more traditional/conservative ways rather then from theological differences. 1. Orthodox Judaism: Orthodox Jews believe that God gave Moses the whole Torah (Written and Oral) at Mount Sinai. Orthodox Jews believe that the Torah contains 613 mitzvot (commandments) that are binding upon Jews. Modern Orthodox Jews strictly observe halakhah (Jewish Law), but still integrate into modern society. Ultra-Orthodox Jews, which includes Chasidic Jews, strictly observe Jewish laws and do not integrate into modern society by dressing distinctively and living separately. 2. Conservative Judaism: Conservative Judaism maintains that the ideas in the Torah come from God, but were transmitted by humans and contain a human compontent. Conservative Judaism generally accepts the binding nature of halakhah (Jewish Law), but believes that the Law should adapt, absorbing aspects of the predominant culture while remaining true to Judaism's values. 3. Reform Judaism: Reform Judaism believes that the Torah was written by different human sources, rather than by God, and then later combined. While Reform Judaism does not accept the binding nature of halakhah (Jewish Law), the movement does retain much of the values and ethics of Judaism as well as some of the practices and culture. 4. Reconstructionist Judaism: Reconstructionists believe that Judaism is an "evolving religious civilization." In one way it is more liberal than Reform Judaism - the movement does not believe in a personified deity that is active in history and does not believe that God chose the Jewish people. In another way Reconstructionist Judaism is less liberal than Reform Judaism - Reconstructionists may observe Jewish Law, not because it is a binding Law from God, but because it is a valuable cultural remnant. 5. Humanistic Judaism: Humanistic Judaism, founded in 1963 in Detroit, Michigan by Rabbi Sherwin T. Wine, offers a nontheistic alternative in contemporary Jewish life. Humanistic Jews believe in creating a meaningful Jewish lifestyle free from supernatural authority, in achieving dignity and self-esteem, and in reviving the secular roots of Judaism. Humanistic Judaism embraces a human-centered philosophy that combines the celebration of Jewish culture and identity with adherence to humanistic values. There are many denominations within Judaism, and the major denominations vary by country:In North America there are 4: Orthodox, Conservative, Reform, and Reconstructionist.In the UK there are 4: Orthodox, Masorti, Reform, and Liberal/Progressive.In Ireland there are 2: Orthodox and Progressive.In Israel there is 1: Orthodox (although other denominiations are now starting to gain acceptance1). Chassidic Orthodox Conservative Reform Reconstructionist
Yes. Just as in Christianity, there are sects in Judaism. The three main sects in America are the Orthodox, the Conservative, and the Reform. There are blends and variatio…ns; and the old saying, "two Jews, three opinions" applies here.
Definitions A 'Sect' identifies a smaller religious group as an 'breakaway group' within the larger, commonly more established religion. Sects will still have many things …in common with their original 'church,' however, there will commonly be some fundamental differences in the rules and principles. There are thousands of 'sects' with the two biggest denominations of Christianity. A 'Denomination' is a recognized religious group with its own distinctive faith, or 'creed' or central beliefs. Commonly, a denomination has existed for many years and usually operates as world-wide congregations, fostering a common set of beliefs, traditions or identities. In Christianity, both the Catholic and Protestant churches would be considered denominations due to their many years of tradition within their beliefs.
Answer 1 - Christian: No. Christianity was a progression of Judaism. In the Old Testament (Hebrew Scriptures) there were predictions of a coming Messiah and a New Covenant. T…hen in the fullness of time God sent His Son, Jesus the Christ or Jesus the Messiah into the world. Jesus came to earth for one reason mainly and that was to die on the cross of Calvary to save people from their sins. When Jesus died and was resurrected three days later this brought forth the New Covenant. Judaism and the law was the Old Covenant, Grace came by the New Covenant. "Grace is what God may be free to do, and indeed what He does, accordingly, for the lost after Christ has died on behalf of them." This grace was first presented to the Jews, but after most of them rejected Jesus as the Messiah, God presented Jesus to the Gentiles. Christianity is made up of a few Jewish persons and many Gentiles. The Bible, God's word tells us that the time is coming when once again Jesus will be presented to the Jews and the remnant that is left after the Great Tribulation period will accept Him as their Messiah. More Information on this View: Judaism today is distinctly different from Christianity. But God has not intended this to remain so. Firstly Judaism was intended to progress to the point of accepting Jesus as Messiah. I think if a comprehensive reading of the book of Romans is taken up you will come to the conclusion that Jesus was presented to the Jews first and then after their rejection of the Messiah, Jesus Christ He was offered to the Gentiles. God in the book of Jeremiah told of the "New Covenant" that He was going to make with the Jewish people (Jeremiah 31:31) Also in isaiah 55:3 God talks about an everlasting Covenant, and this also pertains to the "New Covenant" through the Davidic Covenant that says that a son of David will always sit on David's throne. Jesus Christ is the Son, the ultimate Son that will sit on Davids throne. The Jews have missed this the first time around, but will accept Jesus Christ as their true Messiah after the Great Tribulation. The religion that the Jews follow today is a hodge-podge of their own making and most do not even follow the Law of Moses, which by the way was done away with when Christ died and was resurrected and then further by the destruction of the Temple in 70 A.D. Galatians 3:28-29, "There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is neither male nor female ; for you are all one in Christ Jesus. And if you are Christ's then you are Abraham's seed, and heirs according to the promise." Ephesians 2:14-18, " For he Himself is our peace, who has made both one, and has broken down the middle wall of separation, having abolished in His flesh the enmity, that is the law of commandments contained in ordinances, so as to create in Himself one new man from the two, thus making peace, and that he might reconcile them both to God on one body through the cross, thereby putting to death the enmity......." The Jewish people should have progressed toward what is called True Christianity, but did not because of their disbelief (Which is another story in itself). Please read the full Book of Romans. The Jewish people have clearly gotten away from the Old testament Scriptures, a thing that they repeated over and over in Jewish history. You know this and I know this.To know God's truth you have to read what God has said and believe it. They don't even need a New Testament to accomplish this. All the ceremonial requirements of the Mosaic law were fulfilled in Christ and Christians are not required to observe them, yet not one jot or tittle was erased. Answer 2 - Jewish Jewish answer: Yes. Initially, the Christians considered themselves the Jews who accepted Jesus as the Messiah. However, as the theology of Christianity developed in the first centuries C.E., they increasingly moved away from traditional Jewish theology to the point where Christianity was a clearly distinct religion from Judaism. As for the New Covenant, Jews see this as a Christian invention, especially as concerns the Epistles of Paul. This is because Paul did not ever meet Jesus and expounded on a number of doctrines that actually went counter to Jesus' arguments in the Gospels (such as "not a jot or tittle of the old law is to be replace").
In Sunni Islam
Sunni Islam IS itself a Sect of Islam. The subdivisions of Sunni Islam are properly termed as "Schools of Jurisprudence" or in Arabic Madhaaheb al-Fiqh (مذاهب الفقه)…. There are four major schools in Sunni Islam: Hanafi (حنفي), Maliki (مالكي), Shafi'i (شافعي), and Hanbali (حنبلي). The differences between the schools are minimal, but can be seen to be a general indicator of the religiosity of the adherents from Hanafi, which is usually the most open to modernization, to Hanbali, which is usually the most traditional. It should be no surprise that Turks, Kurds, Bosniaks, Albanians, and Central Asians, as well as most Sufis are Hanafis while Saudis and most Wahhabis identify as Hanbalis.
There are five major sects in Christianity and some say even more, but the easiest way to break up Christianity is into these five categories: Orthodox, Catholic, Protesta…nt, Eastern, and Mormon. Each of these groups believe the other groups are failing in their attempt to reach proper salvation through the Christ and as such have their own methods of attaining this goal. Orthodox Christianity is the one of the oldest Christian Sects in the sense that it represents a fragment of the original Church and holds many doctrines in common with Catholicism as concerns the Sacraments. The disagreement between the Orthodox and Catholic is over leadership. The Orthodox maintain that the Church is a community of Patriarchs all with equal standing as opposed to a Pope with supreme power over all cardinals. Orthodox are most famous for praying with icons. There are several movements in Orthodox Christianity, the most famous being the Greek Orthodox and the Russian Orthodox, but there are also Georgian Orthodox, Bulgarian Orthodox, Slavic Orthodox, and Eastern Orthodox. Catholicism is also one of the oldest Christian Sects in the sense that it represents a fragment of the original Church. Catholics hold that all seven sacraments are necessary to be saved along with the proper Eucharist. Catholicism also has several co-equal rites such as the Roman Rite (the most popular), the Byzantine Rite, the Slavic Rite, and so on. All Catholics (and exclusively Catholics) recognize the infallibility of the Pope on certain matters and the Pope's rule over Christendom. Protestantism incorporates a wide variety of different movements and in certain cases, different sects in its umbrella. As a result, it is hard to pin down Protestantism. It formed as a rejection of Catholic doctrine in some cases, especially as concerns Calvinists and Lutherans or Catholic power in some cases, especially as concerns Anglicanism/Episcopalianism and Presbyterianism. As Protestant doctrines most often derive from the idea that the Bible should be the only source of Christian belief, differing interpretations of the Bible have made Protestant movements most prone to splitting. New Protestant movements are being created all of the time, with the Evangelical Movement among the fastest growing forms of Christianity. Most African-Americans ascribe to Protestant movements such as the Baptist Church. Mormonism is a uniquely American form of Christianity (that is to say it embodies many American cultural ideas and American locales not that exclusively Americans are Mormons). Mormonism holds the Divine Revelation extended beyond the Biblical Period, resulting in additional Testaments of His Will. The most famous of these new documents is the Book of Mormon. Additionally Mormons believe that Divine Revelation continues into the present day and the Elder Mormon Leadership has partial access to Divine Knowledge in order to arbitrate Questions of the Faith. Many Christians outside of Mormonism consider Mormonism to be a heresy as it does not hold to the Nicene Creed's understanding of the Trinity. The Eastern Christian Churches are not a uniform group of churches, but this group represents all of the Churches of the Old World that do not fit neatly into the categories of Orthodox, Catholic, or Protestant. These churches include the Armenian Apostolic Church, the Egyptian Coptic Church, the Ethiopian Orthodox Church -- all of which are also called Non-Chalcedonian Churches, and the early Christian Heretical Religions (such as the Nestorians and Justinians). What makes these Christian sects unique is different in every case. The Ethiopians have additional holy books and a unique liturgy, the Coptics hold to Monophysite Heresy, the Armenian Church did not join with the Early Patriarchs of the Church, and so forth.
There are only 3 sects of shia. but only 12 Imam shia exist mainly and other nearly extincted. The three sects are: Zaydis (Fivers), Ismailis (Seveners), and Twelvers. ____…_______________________________________________________ However, I don't tend to the naming of sects. You may call them different schools and teachings and not sects. All Shiite Muslims and Sunni Muslims believe in same God, read same Qur'an, pray facing same direction, practicing pilgrimage (or hajj) to same places, and fast same month of Ramadan. The differences between different Islam schools are minor differences that never related to main faith and beliefs. It is not like the different Christian denominations and sects. Shiite Muslims could be led in praying by a Sunnis Muslim and vice versa. They can pray in the masjid (or mosque) irrelevant to being related to Sunni or Shiites Muslims. All Muslims belong to one Islamic world. Nation of Islam is the only exception as it was originated in USA and abandoned basic true Islam beliefs and teachings.Be careful that the Westerners are trying to widen the gap between Shiites and Sunni Muslims and to create conflicts among them only to allow themselves to have control on the resources of both of them.
Adding somewhat to the response from Prioktan 918, while Orthodox Jews are most likely to accept a conversion supervised by Orthodox rabbis, the Conservative movement is m…ore concerned with the nature of the conversion. If the traditional requirements of study, immersion in a mikveh (ritual bath), circumcision for a man and appearance before a bet din (rabbinic court) are followed, the conversion is likely to be accepted, whether conducted by Conservative, Reconstructionist or Reform rabbi.