Judaism

Judaism

Founded: Judaism began about 3,700 years ago in Canaan, now Palestine and Jordan. Founder: Abraham is the father of the Hebrew people (Jews). God established His covenant with Moses...
Taoism

Taoism

Founded: Taoism began about 2,500 years ago in China. Founder: Lao-tzu whom Confucius described as a dragon riding the wind and clouds. Major Scriptures: The Tao-te-Ching or Book of Reason...
Buddhism

Buddhism

Founded: 2500 year ago in India Founder: Gautama Siddhartha or Buddha, who was the most recent in a long series of Buddhas. Major Scriptures: Tripitaka for Theravada, Sutras for Mahayana....

HINDUISM

Founded: Hinduism is the world's oldest religion. It has no beginning as it predates recorded history. Founder: Hinduism has no human founder. Major Scriptures: The Vedas, the Upanishads, the Brahma...

Christianity

Founded: Christianity began about 2,000 years ago in Palestine. Founder: Christianity is based on the teaching of Jesus of Nazareth (Jesus Christ), believed to be the Son of...
Confucianism

Confucianism

Founded: Confucianism began 2,500 years ago in China. Founder: Supreme Sage K'ung-fu-tsu (Confucius) and Second Sage Meng-tzu (Mencius). Major Scriptures: The Analects, which contain the basic teachings are among the...
islam

Islam

Founded: About 1,400 years ago in Arabia. Founder: Prophet Mohammad (early 7th century). Many Muslims believe that Prophet Mohammad is not the "founder" of Islam but he received...
Judaism

Judaism

Founded: Judaism began about 3,700 years ago in Canaan, now Palestine and Jordan. Founder: Abraham is the father of the Hebrew people (Jews). God established His covenant with Moses...
Taoism

Taoism

Founded: Taoism began about 2,500 years ago in China. Founder: Lao-tzu whom Confucius described as a dragon riding the wind and clouds. Major Scriptures: The Tao-te-Ching or Book of Reason...