Eastern Religions Monotheistic Focused on life in material world, as opposed to the afterlife Less religious, more philosophical Western Religions Often polytheistic Final ?goal? is to get to Heaven, disbelievers and evildoers damned to Hell Based on Judaism More dietary restrictions More religious than Eastern religions Jerusalem is a holy city Both Woman inferior sex Value morality in material world Codes of moral standards Value respect Religions had/have a prophet or founder
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