Answer this questions direct answer. put the number of the question and section for the answers.
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Revelation: The Flowering of World Religions:1. What does revelation mean and why is it said that all three major faiths are based inrevelation?
+Judaism1. What is ethical monotheism?2. What does Judaism say about an afterlife?
+The Hebrew Bible1. What is the basis for the Hebrew Bible and what is it called?2. What two fundamental ideas came from the prophets?3. Who decided what books would constitute the canonical books that would constitute theHebrew Bible and how did they decide?4. What is the Talmud?+Art of the Hebrews1. In terms of art, what did the Hebrews consider disrespectful to god?+Christianity1. What three traditions is Christianity rooted in?
+The Greco-Roman Background1. What are the characteristics of pagan religions?2. What was the Greco-Roman notion of the underworld?
+Mystery Cults1. What two concepts did Christianity adopt from Mithraism?
+Judea Before Jesus1. What caused some tension between Romans and the Jewish population?2. What two contrasting ideas were being debated by rabbis in the Jewish community?
+The Coming of Jesus1. What is the source of most of what we know about Jesus and why is most of the informationwe know about him about his later years?2. What concepts did Jesus put forward and how did they differ from the Jewish faith?
+The Spread of Christianity1. Why is Jesus’ temporal nature (being human as well as a spiritual being) attractive tobelievers?2. What did the Council of Nicaea give Christians?
+Islam1. Why would it make sense that Islam was influenced by Judaism and Christianity?2. What is the meaning of the word “Muslim”?3. What are the five pillars of Islam?4. How do we know what god revealed to Muhammad and how does that parallel what we knowabout Jesus?5. How does Islam view original sin?
+The Expansion of Islam1. What made Islam popular to many?2. What differentiates Sunni Muslims from Shiites?
+Islam’s Golden Age1. Describe the importance of Baghdad during the Golden Age.2. How does Islam approach the representations of images?
Venn Diagram: If you were to fill in a Venn Diagram of the three major monotheistic religions, wherewould all three intersect?Judaism, Christianity and Islam