Religion Of Judaism Essay

833 Words Jun 8th, 2015 4 Pages
Over the years I had the opportunity to visit other countries and able to experience the cultural differences including some of the beliefs and the practices. Religion has never been my strong topic, not because any specific preference but more so due to the constant battle for some belief and the fanatical followers who make it almost distasteful. From the captivity in Babylonia 587 – 520 BCE the religion of Judaism was founded 1300 BC, after the ruin of the second temple in 70 AD (the humanities culture, continuity & change pg281). It is said that Judaism is one of the oldest monotheistic religions and was originated more than 3500 years ago in the Middle East. The Jews believe that God selected the Jews to be his chosen people in order to set the model of holiness and ethical behavior for the world. If we are to look at the parent of religion, I would suggests that Judaism would be that one, since it was prior to any other religion. Even do, this religion was the founder of it has very little extension and has mainly been confined to the Palestinian area throughout history. Christianity, was established out of Judaism estimated around the first century C.E. But before we jump in to Christianity lets understand Judaism a little better. While many religious belief that life continues after death for Judaism, mostly don’t believe in afterlife and may have some have faith in in heaven like most religion on current times Judaism does not have a founder to proclaim the…

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