Middle Eastern Religions

Middle Eastern religions originated in the Middle East; namely Abrahamic religions (Judaism, Christianity, and Islam) and Iranic religions. Smaller minority religions, such as the Bahá’í Faith, Druze, Nusairism, Manichaeism, Sabianism, Bábism, Yazidism, Mandaeism, Gnosticism, Yarsanism, Samaritanism, Shabakism, Ishikism, Ali-Illahism, Alevism, Yazdânism and Zoroastrianism are also present in the Middle East.


The smaller, religiously unaffiliated population is forecast to grow 56%, from about 2 million to more than 3 million. Hindus, adherents of folk religions and Buddhists are expected to experience the greatest growth as a percentage of their modest 2010 counts, with each group more than doubling in size by 2050.



Faith in Christianity


The Trinity

Mary, Mother of Jesus

The Bible

Christian practices

Branches of Christianity

Eastern Christianity (more)

Western Christianity

Protestantism (more)

Protestant denominations

Catholicism (more)

Nontrinitarianism (more)

Traditional Christian groups
Modern Christian groups


Islamic Faith

(iman)(Six articles of faith):

  1. Existence and unicity of God (Allah).
  2. Existence of Angels
  3. Existence of the books of which God is the author
  4. Existence of Prophets
  5. Existence of the Day of Judgment Day
  6. Existence of God’s predestination

The Holy Quran


Worship and prayers

Islamic schools and branches

Sunni Islam

Shia Islam


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Star Of David Menorah Hebrew Judaism


Beliefs and philosophy

Judaism practices

Judaism’s Religious Texts

Branches and denominations

Jewish Ethnic Divisions
Jewish Religious Movements

Development of Rabbinic Judaism

Origins of Rabbinic Judaism,
Origins of Christianity,
Split of early Christianity and Judaism

Historical Judaism

Rabbinic Judaism

Iranian Religions



Black Hebrew Israelites

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