Cultural Geography - Religion


Preliminary Questions 1

Overview

Key Terms:

World Major Religions

Christianity

Islam



Preliminary Questions 2

Buddhism

Hinduism







Judaism

Ethnic Asian Religions

Preliminary Questions 3

Religious Landscapes

Ethnic religions Universal religions
rooted in distinctive physical environment pick holy places associated with founder's life

example:

- Hindu - Ganges River, Himalyas

- Jews - Western wall

example:

- Christian - City of Jerusalem

- Muslims - City of Mecca & Medina

- Buddhist - place where events in Buddha's life in India



Israel / Palestinian Conflict