The ancient Hebrew religion is referred to as Judaism. It is characterized by one solitary God, usually called Yahweh. Yahweh was responsible for keeping the people safe and providing for their daily needs. More »

Religions least influenced by the Hebrews are those that predate the Hebrews and may even have influenced the Hebrews. The ancient Egyptians, ancient Indians, Sumerians, Babylonians and other cultures throughout Mesopota... More »

The Jewish and Islam religions do not eat pork because of their religious beliefs. Both of these religions observe the dietary laws that are indicated in the Hebrew Bible and Quran, respectively. More »

The main religions in Africa include Hinduism, Islam, Christianity, Judaism and traditional African religion. Traditional African religion encompasses all the religious beliefs of the indigenous African people. More »

Judaism has one god known by the Tetragrammaton, which is the four-letter name of God. It is written in English translations as YHWH, YHVH or JHVH. More »

The five major world religions are Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism and Judaism. More than 70 percent of the world's population identify with one of these five religions around the world. All of these religions ha... More »

Different religions believe in different concepts of heaven, ranging from no heaven in atheism and some forms of Judaism to innumerable heavens in Hinduism. In some belief systems, heaven is a permanent home for the spir... More »