World Religion: Christianity the Most Widespread Religion in The World

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All over the world, there are many people who believe in something or someone of a higher power. There are about five billion people who believe in a higher power (Tiemann 526). There are six world religions that have followers all around the world. The six world religions are Christianity, Islam, Judaism, Hinduism, Buddhism, and Confucianism. Many of these religions are monotheistic, which is the belief of only one god or one higher power. There are also polytheistic believers, which is the belief in many or more than one god. These six world religions have a lot in common and they also have their differences that make their certain religion or belief special to them.
Christianity is the most widespread religion in the world with two
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Muhammad is a prophet of God. The book that Muslims read is called the Qur’an and Muslims believed it to be the word of their God, Allah. This religion is also an example of monotheism. One of the practices that believers of this religion do is ritual prayers which they pray five times a day. There are five pillars Muslims do to prove that they are true believers. They must recognize Allah as the one true God and Muhammad as God’s messenger, practice ritual prayers, give to the poor, fast during the month of Ramadan and make a pilgrimage to the Mecca (Alkouatli 72-82). The actual word for making a pilgrimage to the Mecca is called the hajj. The hajj is made over five days in the twelfth month of the Islamic lunar calendar. They are required to make the pilgrimage at least once in their life if they are physically and materially able to do so. The Ka’bah is a cube shaped structure made of stone which is known as God’s house (Islam Orgins). When Muslims perform their ritual prayer, they must pray in the director of the cube where ever they are in the world.
Another world religion is Judaism. This religion is a predominately practice in Israel with about fifteen million followers. This religion makes up the majority of the population in Israel. Judaism is the oldest monotheistic religion and it influenced both Christianity and Islam religions (Wool 9). The sacred texts the Jews read are called the Torah, Tanakh, and
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