Do most religions include sacred writings?
Christianity: The Bible (Old Testament, and New Testament). Islam: The Kor'an. Judaism: Old Testament, Talmud. BahÃ¡'Ã Faith: Many different books, including the Most Holy Book, the Book of Certitude, and others. Buddhism: Various. Hinduism: Vedas, and several others. You can get a free download with sacred writings from several religions (searchable) at http://www.bahai-education.org/ocean/
Jerusalem is the city in the middle east that is sacred to the religions Christianity, Judaism, and Islam
According to Hindu Vedas Mahabharata Ramayan Bhagwat Geeta are the most holy writings. These were written by Supreme God himself.
The supposition in the question that there are three holy books in Judaism is incorrect. The Hebrew Bible or Tanakh is the only sacred text in Judaism. The Torah is part of the Hebrew Bible, specifically its first five books and is not a separate work. The question was likely thinking about the Talmud, which is incorrectly believed by many Non-Jews to be a sacred text in Judaism. The Talmud is considered a legal codification… Read More
The Christian Bible is the most sold book in the world.
Jerusalem is a sacred city to the Jews (as well as other religions), and the Western Wall in Jerusalem is the most sacred place, because it is the last remnant of the outer retaining wall of the Holy Temple, destroyed in the year 70.
The most popular religions on earth are Paganism which would include Wicca, Witchcraft, Druidism, and a few other religions of earth based beliefs and Christians.
No. Unlike most major religions, Shinto does not have a sacred text or even a formal structure.
Schubert's most famous sacred piece of music is presumably Ave Maria. His other compositions include hundreds of songs for voice. Other principal compositions include the Trout Quintet and the Wanderer Fantasy for keyboard.
The Holy City of Jerusalem is perhaps the most significant. In no other single place can you find such a concentration of sites sacred to not just one, but three major world religions: Christianity, Judaism and Islam.
Mount Everest is sacred to most everyone on the Himalayan Mountain Range because of the height of the peak. Many religions in the Himalayans believe that the mountain is the fastest way to God because of its height. Many Native American groups also believe that a mountain is sacred, and most likely believed that Mount Everest was sacred. The Tibetans referred to the mountain as the "Holy Mother."
It is impossible to say how many religions there are in a place, however in central asia, the most common religions include Islam, Zoroastrianism, Buddhism, Christianity and Jewish.
Hindus believe in the caste system. Most Hindus respect the authority of the Vedas (a collection of ancient sacred texts).
The third most common religion in Israel is Christian. Other religions in Israel also include the Jewish and Muslim religions.
There are perhaps hundreds of religions in Southern Europe. The most popular, however, include Christianity, Judaism, and Islam.
Yes, Hinduism has lot India common with Christianity. The law of cause and effect (karma) is very similar India both the religions. Also Sacred Texts state many similarities.
Jerusalem is considered the Holy Land for Judaism and Catholicism I believe. Mecca for Muslims. Varanasi/Haridwar for Hindus.
European religions began with the Dutch Reformed and after the British takeover it was Dutch Reformed and Church of England which evolved to include any Trinitarian form of Christianity. With time and greater tolerance from governments most religions were found to be acceptable. Today all world religions are welcomed and most are openly practiced.
By most the sacred text of Christianity is called the Holy Bible - also referred to as the Scripture. It is a collection of writings inspired by God for mankind - a user's guide if you will. It can be summed up, IMHO, by the term 'love.'
Catholicism is the dominant religion in South America. Other religions that exist include Judaism, Islam, Buddhism, and other Christian religions.
The Torah. See also: More about the Torah More about the Ten Commandments
The Aqdas (Book of Law), Iqan (Book of Certitude), The Summons of the Lord of Hosts, Gems of Divine Mysteries, The Seven Valleys and the Four Valleys, and the Proclamation of Baha'u'llah are the most prominent among the Baha'i Writings.
The most sacred cities are Mecca and Medina.
whats is the most sacred day in japan?
Most religions today are monotheistic, including Christianity, Judaism, Islam, as well as Indian and far east religions such as Buddhism and Sikhism. There are also Iranic religions include Zoroastranism and Bahai. Even African indigenous-based religions like Santeria. Other belief systems, including Atheism and the Mormon Church have developed recently. Hope this helped :)
When you include Roman Catholics, Protestants, Orthodox, and Angelicans as one religion it is Christianity. If you count those as separate religions then Muslims have the most followers.
The Baha'i Faith has many Sacred Texts due to the voluminous Writings of Baha'u'llah during His 40-year ministry. The Aqdas, named by Baha'u'llah as "The Most Holy Book," is the Book of Law. Among some of the other books considered to be among Baha'i Scripture are Baha'u'llah's greatest mystical compositions and pre-eminent doctrinal works: The Kitab'i-Iqan (Book of Certitude), "The Seven Valleys and The Four Valleys," and "Gems of Divine Mysteries." Many of Baha'u'llah's Writings… Read More
I suppose you mean BahÃ¡'Ãs - believers in the BahÃ¡'Ã Faith. Basically, any book written by the BÃ¡b or by BahÃ¡'u'llÃ¡h - both considered founders of the BahÃ¡'Ã Faith - are considered sacred writings. Those books are many; BahÃ¡'u'llÃ¡h wrote the equivalent of a hundred volumes, the BÃ¡b also wrote about as much. Most of this hasn't even been translated into English. Books that are available include the Kitab-i-Aqdas (the Most Holy Book), the Kitab-i-Iqan… Read More
Yes, they do. The most sacred is the five books of Moses, called the Torah in Judaism, more commonly known as the Old Testament. The only difference is that Jews read it in Hebrew, not English. The five books are Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Dueteronomy. There is also the Mishnah, which helps explain the Torah, and the Gemara, the commentary on the Mishnah. Together they are known as the Talmud. Finally, there are the… Read More
The early sociologists devoted most of their writings to events and cultural myths. Most of the writing was out of mere speculation.
No. Only one religion uses the book known as the Bible; Judaism. Most Christians use texts of their own, or do not hold any particular text as sacred above others.
The opinion of most Jews is Yes, it is the most sacred part.
Hera's sacred animals are the peacock, and the cow. The peacock is most sacred.
Many Egyptian animals were sacred but usually the most sacred was the cat
Most pagan religions are earth based. They believe in the divinity of the natural world (ie spirits of trees, lakes, etc). These groups include (but are not limited to) druids, native Americans, most tribal religions (like those found in Africa or Australia).
Charles Darwin is famous for his travels, studies, writings and controversial theories. His most noteworthy piece being the Sir Francis Bacon inspired "Theory of Evolution" which challenges a paradigm which world religions perceive as reality.
Most hindus are located in Asia for many reasons. One being that hinduism has been in Asia for centuries and most likely began there. Also, one of the old sacred writings, or as christians would say would be a bible, was written in an asian language, although now less and less hindus read from there. XX!
Mecca, in Saudi Arabia, is Islam's most sacred city.
The most important document of Christianity is the Bible. Some Christians include the Apocrypha in their Bibles; some do not. The Apocryphya is valued by some Christians who do not consider these books to be a part of the Bible. Secondary documents include early creeds such as the Apostles' Creed and the Nicene Creed. Other important documents include the Shepherd of Hermas and other writings of the earliest Christians. The most important document of Christianity… Read More
The most sacred scripture is Lun-yu.
For Lutherans, most catholic sacred places.
Answer A number of religions hold this belief, most particularly Jainism. Jain priests often sweep the path in front of them as they walk, for fear of treading on an ant or other small creature. Buddhism and Daoism are other examples of religions that teach that sentient beings should not be harmed. Don't forget Hinnduism.
The Consecration, when Our Lord becomes present on the altar is the most sacred part of the Mass.
In some parts of India beef is consumed, but to most of India it is considered a taboo food. The reason being is cow being considered a sacred animal in most Indian religions. Cow is sacred because most Indian dishes require milk and cow is the only means of milk in India. Although not all of India doesn't eat cow. You can find it in restaurants and markets in the northeastern part of India where… Read More
The Holy Quran is the most sacred object for Muslims.
The most sacred part is the Torah, which is the first 5 books of the Hebrew Bible.
Rites are not important in most religions and not used in most religions.
Most of the ancient writings are found in the middle east, Africa and Asia.
The most sacred city in Islamic religion is Mecca (or Makkah) in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.