The Pitfalls of Categorizing Religions

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Which religion is characterized by a belief in one transcendent God who revealed himself to Abraham, Moses, and the Hebrew prophets?

Judaism

What are the common features among the various forms of Judaism?

Acceptance of the Torah

What does the word 'Islam' mean?

Submission

Who is considered the founder of Islam?

Muhammad

Which religion developed among the ancient Hebrews?

Judaism

What is the meaning of the word 'Muslim'?

One who practices Islam

Which religion inherited and developed the monotheistic traditions of Judaism and Christianity?

Islam

What are the sacred scriptures of Judaism known as?

Torah

Which religion is characterized by a religious life in accordance with Scriptures and rabbinic traditions?

Judaism

What is the meaning of the word 'Yahweh'?

God

Understanding the Limitations of the 'World Religions' Paradigm: Take this quiz to explore the pitfalls of categorizing diverse religions under one umbrella term. Test your knowledge on the implications of assuming sameness in Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, and more. Gain insights into the importance of recognizing the variations within religions, including Judaism, a monotheistic religion developed among the ancient Hebrews.

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