The religions that we are going to talk about are: Islam, Judaism, and Christianity.  


The origin of Christianity is Rome.

The Origin of Islam is Mecca.

The Origin of Judaism is  Israel.

Religious Holidays/Practices

Some Religious holidays for  Islam are: Ramadan, Laylat al-Qadr, eid al-fitr, and Hajj.

Some religious holidays for Christianity are: Lent, Maundy Thursday, Palm Sunday,Good Friday, Easter, and Pentecost.

Some religious holidays for Judaism are: Passover, Purim, Jewish New Year, Shabbat, and Days of Awe.  

2 Major Religious Conflict

There are many conflicts in Southwest Asia but some of them are: Battle of Ecbatana which was in

Holy Text

Judaism-the Tanakh is the Hebrew Bible the quintessential, sacred text. The first five books of his comprise the Torah, the core sacred writings of the ancient Jews, traditionally  written by Moses under divine inspiration.

Christianity-  The sacred text for Christianity is the holy bible. The Christian Bible has two parts, the Old Testament  which is essentially the Hebrew scriptures of Jesus; time, and the New Testament which contains writings about Jesus Christ and about the early church.

Islam- The Koran is Islam's holy book, which Muslims believe was revealed by god to the Prophet Muhammad over 23 years.    

Stats on Southwest Asia

In Southwest under 5% of the population is Jewish.Israel is 72% of the population  that believes in the Jewish faith.In 2010, 43% of the Asia and the Pacific population lived in urban areas, the second lowest urban proportion of a region in the world; however, in the last two decades the Asia-Pacific urban proportion has risen by 29%, more than any other region. Between 2005 and 2010, the urbanized proportion of the world’s population overtook the rural population (rising from 49% in 2005 to 51% in 2010); and the urban population continues to grow (the average annual growth between 2005 and 2010 was 1.9%). As of 2010, Asia and the Pacific is the second least urbanized region of the world, with only 43% of the population living in urban areas; however, it has the second fastest urban population growth rate, at an average of 2.0% per annum (2005-2010). Currently, Africa is the least urbanized region and has the highest urban population growth in the world, at an average annual rate of 3.5% (2005- 2010). Across the Asia-Pacific region, the urban proportion and urban population growth rates vary dramatically.

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