Cultures of Europe

SS6G11 The student will describe the cultural characteristics of Europe.






b. Describe the major religions in Europe; including Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.







schools.paulding.k12.ga.us/ischooldistrict/.../Religion%20Comparison2.ppt
This links contains a pre made Power Point that covers SS6G11 part B.






Judaism


http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/307197/Judaism

http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/judaism/

http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/599756/Torah

http://www.jewfaq.org/torah.htm

http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/indiv/mideast/cuvlm/Judaism.html

http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/index.html

http://uwacadweb.uwyo.edu/religionet/er/judaism/index.htm
The links provided offer incite into the religion of Judaism. Downloadable PDF files containing images of a few religious relics have been posted to the right of this annotation.






Star_of_David.jpg
Source: Encyclopedia Britannica





Christianity


http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/115240/Christianity

http://www.religionfacts.com/christianity/symbols/cross.htm

http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/christianity/

http://www.wsu.edu/~dee/CHRIST/CHR.HTM

http://geneva.rutgers.edu/src/christianity/

http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/303091/Jesus-Christ

http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/64396/Bible
These links offer information on the Christian religion. Downloadable PDF images of two religious items have been posted to the right of this annotation.






Christian_Cross.png





Islam


http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/295507/Islam

http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/396226/Muhammad

http://www.pbs.org/empires/islam/

http://uwacadweb.uwyo.edu/religionet/er/islam/index.htm

http://gulf2000.columbia.edu/images/maps/Islamic_World_Basic_lg.jpg

http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/islam/
The links provided offer information of the religion of Islam. Downloadable PDF files containing images of religious relics have been posted to the right of this annotation.






Ka_bah.jpg
Source: © Karim Sahib—AFP/Getty Images