Abrahamic religious glossary
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The Abrahamic religious glossary is a glossary of important terms in the Abrahamic religions as a whole and also within specific religions.
These terms are used by all the Abrahamic religions
Adam was the first human created by God. He lived in the Garden of Eden before he ate the forbidden fruit.
Eve was the wife of Adam and was created from his rib. She took the forbidden fruit and ate it when they lived in the Garden of Eden.
God is the most powerful entity of all in the Abrahamic religions. Christians call him (or her or it) God or their language's equivalent, though The Lord is a synonym. Jews call him Adonai, because they will not say יהוה (HaKadosh, Baruch Hu) when praying or reading the Torah. Hashem is used in contexts outside of religious services. Muslims call him Allah among many other names. He created the world.
The Immaculate Conception is the idea that the Virgin Mary was not conceived with original sin, as believed in by Catholics.
Hanukkah, also spelled Chanukah, is a Jewish holiday commemorating when a small amount of oil burned until new oil could be made to supply a light in the Temple. Latkes and sufganiyot are often eaten over its eight days.
Sukkot is the 15th day of Tishrei. It is a Jewish holiday that commemorates when the Jews lived in sukkot, meaning booths, after the Exodus. Booths are built in which the celebrants will live and eat.
Yom Kippur is the Jewish holiday on the 10th day of Tishrei. It is a day of atonement where Jews go and pray at the synagogue.