Theme 1: What keeps us apart? Outcomes Students will identify and analyze examples of prejudice suggest ways that they could respond with compassion to situations of injustice demonstrate an understanding of how responding with com- passion leads to peace Key Concepts Christian justice is rooted in love. It is based not only on fairness, but also […]
Monotheism and Polytheism
Monotheism is a belief in one god alone. Polytheism is a belief in many gods. Around 2000 BC.E., most peoples in the Mediterranean region believed in many gods. They saw each force of nature – the wind, the sun, the rain – as a separate deity. This was a way of explaining the world in […]
The First Pillar of Islam: The Profession of Faith
The first Pillar of Islam, the Shahadah, is to say, “There is no god except Allah, and I declare that Muhammad is the Messenger of Allah.” This declaration of faith asserts that Allah is all, and Allah alone is worthy of our total attention. What are the benefits of declaring a belief aloud?