Type
Crossword
Description

lived in Iran before the arrival of Islam in the 7th century Persians
Descendants of the Medes, an ancient Iranian people Kurds
have 15 million followers Judaism
Denominations include Catholicism, Orthodxy, and Protestantism Christianity
Holy cities include Mecca, Medina, and Jerusalem. Islam
Believe that the supreme leader (Caliph) does NOT need to be related to Muhammad Sunni Muslims
Believe that the supreme leader (Caliph) must be a blood relative of muhammad Shi'a Muslims
Language of Arabs Arabic
Language of Kurds Kurdish
Language of Persians Farsi
Founder of Judaism Abraham
Founder of Judaism Jesus
Founder of Islam Muhammad
Followers of Judaism Jews
Followers of Christianity Christians
Followers of Islam Muslims
Share a common culture Ethnic Group
The belief system Religious Group
Jesuses birthday and an important holiday for christians Christmas
Month Muslims fast during Ramadan
Sacred text for Judaism Torah
Sacred text for Christianity Bible
Sacred text for Islam Qur'an (or Koran)
Belief in only one God Monotheism
Rules that Muslims have to meet/follow Five Pillars
Main symbol of Christianity Cross
Muslims name for God Allah
What Allah means Peace
Building Jews use for worship Synagogue

Religion crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a religion founded by Abraham and Holy text is the Torah Judaism
a religion founded by Jesus and Holy text is the Bible Christianity
a religion founded by Muhammad and Holy text is the Qur'an Islam
followers of Judaism Jews
followers of Islam who believe you have to be a descendent of Muhammad Shiamuslims
followers of Islam who believe you do not have to be a descendent of Muhammad Sunni muslims
founder of Islam Muhhamad
founder of christianity Jesus
founder of Judaism Abraham
a group of people who believe in one God and have unique customs Religiousgroup
Holy text of Judaism Torah
a community made up of people who share common cultural backgrounds Ethnicgroup
Holy text of Christianity Bible
Holy text of Islam Quran
an ethnic group that speaks arabic and practices Islam Arabs
an ethnic group in SWA that speaks kurdish Kurds
an ethnic group in SWA that speaks farsi and practices Islam Persians
a holiday for Jews when Moses freed them from slavery Theexodus
The Jews believe he wrote the 10 Commandments Moses
a holiday Christians celebrate the birth of Jesus Christmas
a month when Muslims fast during the day Ramadan
a Christian holiday when Jesus rose from the dead Easter
a wall that is honored by Muslims because they believe it was built by Abraham Kaaba
a Holy city for all three religions Jerusalem
a place of worship for Jews Synagogue
A place of worship for Muslims Mosque
A place of worship for christians Churches
rules for Muslims fivepillars
symbol of Judaism Star of david

Judaism, Christianity, and Islam Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a push for Jews to have a homeland is Israel Zionism
Jewish house of worship Synagogue
food that is satisfies Jewish law Kosher
father and founder of Judaism Abraham
religious teacher of Judaism Rabbi
rules of morals that Jews must follow Ten Commandments/covenant
denomination that strictly follows the rules of Torah Orthodox
son of God Christ
Christian house of worship Church
day of worship for Christians Sunday
name of Christian calendar Gregorian
celebrates birth of Jesus Christ Christmas
he made Christianity official religion of Roman Empire Constantine
he made Christianity official religion of Roman Empire Bible
name of God in Islam Allah
founder of Islam Muhammad
believe that most qualified should be leader of Islam Sunnis
believe that Muhammad's nearest relative should be leader of Islam Shiites
celebrates the time that the Qu'ran was revealed to Muhammad Ramadan
declaration of faith, daily prayer, charitable giving, etc. Five Pillars
religious place of worship for Muslims Mosque

Religions of SWA Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Belief in one God. (All three religions believe this) Monotheism
Largest religion in the world Christianity
Christianity is based on the teachings of this man. Jesus
Spiritual text of Christians, believed to be inspired by God. Bible
Followers of the religion of Islam. Muslims
Arabic for "God" Allah
The holy book of Islam Quran
The prophet and founder of Islam Muhammad
The "Five ________" are central to Islamic beliefs. Pillars
Most Muslims are __________. Sunni
Oldest of the monotheistic religions. Judaism
The sacred book of Judaism Torah
The holiest city in Judaism. Jerusalem
What Muslims do during the month of Ramadan. Fast
A religious pilgrimage in Islam to their holy city Mecca Hajj
Believe that the rulers of Islam should descend from Mohammed. Shia
Most traditional sect (branch) of Judaism. Orthodox

Southwest Asia Unit 2 Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Kuwait
Genocide
Farsi
Israel
Culture
Religious Groups
Ethnic groups
Shias
Sunni
Bible
Torah
Koran
Quran
Muhammad
Adolf Hitler
Osama bin laden
Saddam Hussein
Suez Canal
Gaza Strip
Strait of hormuz
Persian Gulf
Saudi Arabia
Iran
Iraq
oligarchy
Queen
King
Dictatorship
Parliamentary Democracy
Unitary
Federal
Democracy
Autcracy
Theocracy
Holocaust
Antisemitism
Monotheistic
Turkey
Afghanistan
Arabs
Kurds
Persians
Christianity
Islam
Judaism

Monotheistic Religions Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Belief in only one god Monotheism
belief in multiple gods polytheism
Hebrew escape from Egyptian slavery Exodus
Holy text of Judaism Torah
Jewish place of worship Synagogue
Founder and prophet of Islam Muhammad
Arabic word for god Allah
Writing system and language of Islam Arabic
Holy text of Islam Quran
Muslim place of worship Mosque
Materials that come from the earth such as diamonds and metals Raw materials
Large desert in West Africa Sahara
Founder of monotheistic religion Abraham
Prophet that led the Hebrews out of Egyptian slavery Moses
Holy text of Christianity Bible
Islamic holy city Mecca
Great king of Mali that is known for spreading Islam through West Africa/ Also wealthiest man that ever lived Mansa Musa
Founder of the Songhai Empire Sunni Ali

ISLAM CROSSWORD PUZZLE

Type
Crossword
Description

In Islam, the "call to prayer" Adan
Arabic word for God Allah
Islamic leaders regarded as successors to Muhammad for Sunni Muslims Caliph
The foundational and practices of Islam that were set forth by Muhammad and are practiced by all Muslims Five pillars
Word meaning "story", the sayings and stories of Muhammad that are meant to form guidance for living out Islam Hadith
A Muslim who has memorized the Qur'an Hafiz
A term meaning "migration", it recalls the escape of Muhammad from his enemies in 622 C.E. And the beginning of the establishment of Islam. Marks the start of Islamic calendar Hijrah
The leader for prayer at a mosque who is chosen for his knowledge of Islam and his personal holiness Imam
The first Islamic shrine, which Muslims believe was built by Abraham. Destroyed by pagans, it was reclaimed by Muhammad when he captured Mecca in the seventh century. Ka'bah
Arabic that means "recite" or "recitation." In Muslim belief, God's final revelation superseding both Jewish and Christian Bibles. Qur'an
The Fourth Pillar of Islam, which is a month of prayer and fasting that commemorates the Night of Power. Ramadan
Chapters or sections in the Qur'an. Each surah is a separate revelation received by Muhammad. Surah
A Muslim scholar trained in Islam and Islamic Law. Ulama
The ritual washing of the face, hands, arms, top of head, and feet that a Muslim must perform before Salah. Wudu

The beginnings of Islam Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

People who believe in the basic principle of Islam muslims
A building used for Muslim worship mosque
Successor, or religious leader of a Muslim community caliph
A group of people who resisted the rule of the Umayyads Shia
Accepted the elected caliphs and did not resist the Umayyads Sunni
Was elected Successor the year 632 when Muhammad died. Abu Bakr
Established the muslim empire Muhammad
The holy book of Muslims religion Qur'an
Teachings and practices of Muhammad used as guides for living Sunnah
A person who moves from place to place rather than settle permanently. nomad
A desert area that contains water oasis
Families of people related by blood or marriage clan
Arabic word for God Allah
The belief in only one God monotheism
A journey to a sacred place or shrine pilgrimage
I was elected caliph and ruled until 644 Umar
Was opposed by rebels in 656 Uthman
Was the last caliph befor the set up of hereditary dynasty Ali

World Religions Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Founder of Christianity Jesus
Founder of Buddhism Siddhartha Gautama
Founder of Islam Muhammad
Led Jews out of Egypt in the Exodus Moses
Founder of Judaism Abraham
Islamic name for god Allah
Many forms of one god; only polytheistic religion Hinduism
Ten commandments are the moral and religious code Judaism
Q'uran/ Koran Islam
one Islamic holy city Mecca
New Testament Christianity
Four Noble Truths and Eightfold Path Buddhism
Holy Book for Christians Bible
Spread Buddhism to Asia Asoka
Knowledge that all thoughts and actions result in future consequences Karma
another word for pilgrimage;____ to mecca hajj
Belief there is no supernatural Atheism
Worship of nature spirits Animism
Does not worship any god Non-theistic
Belief in one god Monotheism
Belief in more than one god Polytheism
Life and teachings of Jesus New Testament
Another name for Old Testament Torah
Judaism god Yahweh
Holy book of Hinduism Vedas
Rebirth based upon karma Reincarnation
Where Islam originated Middle East
Where HInduism originated and is found now India
Where Judaism is found now Israel
Another name for Judaism god Jehovah
Another holy city of Islam Medina

Chapter 10 Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

The aramic word for god Allah
The Islamic sacred book Quran
An Arabic word meaning "path" or "way" Sharia
The Arab founder of Islam Muhammad
The religion of the Muslim Islam
A follower of the religion of Islam Muslim
The migration of the Islamic prophet Muhammad Hijrah
A Muslim place of worhsip Mosque
the verbally transmitted record of the teachings, deeds and sayings, silent permissions of the Islamic prophet Muhammad Sunna
The chief Muslim civil and religious ruler Caliph
The first four leaders in the Islamic community Rightly Guided
A struggle or fight against the enemies of Islam. Jihad
A member of the Muslim dynasty Umayyads
Companion of 1st Muslim leader after Muhammad Abu-Bakr
Muhammad's successor Ali
A city of iraq Damascus
One of the two main branches of Islam Shia

World Religions Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The major religion of India Hinduism
Founder of Buddism Siddhartha Guatama
The holy book for Judaism Torah
Holy book of Christianity Bible
Holy book of Islam Quran
Began in Palistine around 2000 BC Judaism
Prophet of Islam Muhammad
Many Gods Polytheistic
One God Monotheism
Belief Jesus is the son of God Christianity
Belief in Islam FivePillars
To be reborn reincarnation
Eightfold Path to Enlightenment is found in this religion Buddhism
Four Noble ____________ Truths
A social class system found in India Castesystem