Religions in the history of Israel and the region

This page provides information on the history of the religions, which were created in the region, and shaped its .

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The land of Israel and the region was home to the major religions of the western civilization – Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Further to the east – Hinduism and Buddhism. During the course of the history of the region the new religions emerged, triggered major events, and created friction between rival religions. The religion dynamics is therefore an important factor in understanding the history of the area.

5,000 years of Religion history in 90 seconds:

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