The Jewish ideology spread along with the physical scattering of Jewish people due to several instances of historical exile, including a diaspora, or scattering, at the hands of the Romans in 70 C.E. and a conflict with ... More »

Some of the major beliefs of Judaism include monotheism, or the concept that there is only one deity; belief in the Torah, the five books of Moses, as the word of God; and belief in an everlasting covenant, in which God ... More »

Christianity was founded in the 1st century C.E. It originated in Levant--now Palestine and Israel--and spread throughout the world starting in Jerusalem, Syria, Phoenicia, Asia Minor and Egypt. It expanded during Europe... More »

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According to the History of Judaism, the Bible states that God chose Abraham to be the father of His chosen people. Eventually, these people became known as Jews. More »

A worldwide prayer line is a service offered by some religious organizations to provide people around the world an opportunity to request a specific type of prayer. Examples of prayer lines include Silent Unity, Somebody... More »

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A universalizing religion is one that states it applies to all of the people in the world and therefore is always looking to convert people to gain new followers. The three main universalizing religions are Islam, Christ... More »

Facts about hand washing include the percentages of people who wash their hands, when hands should be washed and how hand washing prevents the spread of germs. Other facts related to hand washing include the number of ge... More »

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