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Top 10 Most Powerful Religions In The World.

Most Powerful Religions In The World.

By bubbly bobPublished 11 months ago 3 min read
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1. Baha'i: The Unity of Religions and Worshipping One God

 Baha'i: Baha'i, with approximately 7 million adherents, is a faith founded by Baha'u'llah, a Persian man, in the 19th century. The Baha'i faith emphasizes the unity of all religions, considering them as different stages in the spiritual development of humanity. Followers of Baha'i believe in a single, equal God worshipped by all religions. Their practices revolve around prayer and worship, often conducted in homes or centers. Baha'is have seven Houses of Worship spread across the world.

2. Judaism: Tracing Origins and Embracing Monotheism

 Judaism: Judaism, with 14 million adherents, traces its origins back to Abraham, who is considered the father of the Jewish people. The first temple, Solomon's Temple, held significant religious importance in Jerusalem. Jewish history also includes the Exodus, when Moses led the enslaved Jewish people out of Egypt. Judaism encompasses a rich set of traditions, rituals, and teachings, emphasizing the importance of monotheism and adherence to moral and ethical principles.

3. Spiritism: A Unique Perspective on the Spiritual World

 Spiritism: Spiritism, with approximately 50 million adherents, was founded in the early 19th century by Allan Kardec, a French educator. Unlike most religions, Spiritism does not have a prophet and does not believe in prophecy. It is based on Kardec's research and testimony about the spiritual world. While sharing similar values with Christianity, Spiritism does not consider Jesus as the Son of God. It teaches that humans are immortal spirits residing in physical bodies with the goal of moral and intellectual improvement throughout their spiritual journey.

4. Sikhism: Embracing Service and Prohibition of Cutting Hair

 Sikhism: "Guru Nanak in Pakistan founded Sikhism" should be "Guru Nanak founded Sikhism in what is now Pakistan." Instead of "Sikhs pray through hymns and meditation," it should be "Sikhs pray through hymns and meditative practices." "What is unique about this religion?" should be "What is unique about this religion?"

5. African Traditional Religion: Harmony with the Supernatural World

African Traditional Religion: "There are many traditional religions practiced by African people." "There are many traditional religions practiced by African people." Instead of "they worship supernatural spirits, including their ancestors as their intermediaries," it should be "they worship supernatural spirits, including their ancestors, as intermediaries." "Supernatural world" should be "supernatural world."

6. Buddhism: Seeking Enlightenment and Liberation from Suffering

 Buddhism: "According to Buddhist tradition, Buddha was born in Lumbini, now a part of Nepal." "According to Buddhist tradition, the Buddha was born in Lumbini, now a part of Nepal." "His name was Siddhartha Gautama, and he was a prince living a luxurious life." "His name was Siddhartha Gautama, and he was a prince living a luxurious life."

7. Traditional Chinese Religion: Gods and Spirits Within the Order of Nature

 Chinese Traditional Religion: "The Chinese traditional religion dates back to 206 BC when the Han Dynasty ruled the country." It should be "The Chinese traditional religion dates back to 206 BC when the Han Dynasty ruled the country." "Chinese people believed in gods and spirits in the form of forces within the order of nature" should be "Chinese people believed in gods and spirits as forces within the order of nature."

8. Hinduism: Complex Beliefs and Rituals Centred Around Deities

 Hinduism: "Hinduism is an ancient religion; it started as a fusion of various Indian cultures and traditions." Should be "Hinduism is an ancient religion. It started as a fusion of various Indian cultures and traditions." "For example, Hindus in India practice different rituals compared to Hindus in Bali, Indonesia." should be "For example, Hindus in India practice different rituals compared to Hindus in Bali, Indonesia." "They embody the proper aims of human life."

9. Islam: The Oneness of God and the Five Pillars of Islam

 Islam: "610 CE, Muhammad had a revelation" should be "610 CE, Muhammad had a revelation." Instead of "God is one and he is Almighty," it should be "God is one, and He is Almighty." "Be, and so it is." "There is only one religion, Islam, and Mohammed is its prophet." It should be "There is only one religion, Islam, and Muhammad is its prophet."

10. Christianity: Jesus Christ, Salvation, and the Trinity

 Christianity: Christianity is the biggest religion in the world, with about 2.1 billion members. Christians believe that Jesus Christ, the Son of God, was born around 4 BC and brought salvation to humanity. The story of Jesus' life, teachings, death, and resurrection is recorded in the Bible, which serves as the sacred text of Christianity. Christian doctrine emphasizes the belief in the Trinity - God as three coexisting persons: the Father, the Son (Jesus Christ), and the Holy Spirit. Christianity encompasses various denominations, including Roman Catholicism, Eastern Orthodoxy, and Protestantism, each with its own distinct practices and beliefs.

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