Question: What religion was first?

Hinduism is the worlds oldest religion, according to many scholars, with roots and customs dating back more than 4,000 years.

What religions existed before Christianity?

Find out what they are below.Hinduism (founded around the 15th – 5th century BCE) Zoroastrianism (10th – 5th century BCE) Judaism (9th – 5th century BCE) Jainism (8th – 2nd century BCE) Confucianism (6th – 5th century BCE) Buddhism (6th – 5th century BCE) Taoism (6th – 4th century BCE)More items

What was the second religion?

Judaism is the worlds second-oldest religion. However, it is the oldest of the monotheistic religions. Judaism formally started roughly around 690 BC but events leading to its establishment started much earlier. Followers of the religion have faith in one God.

Which major religion is the oldest?

The Vedic Age began in India after the collapse of the Indus Valley Civilisation. The reign of Akhenaten, sometimes credited with starting the earliest known recorded monotheistic religion, in Ancient Egypt.

When was God first mentioned in history?

The earliest known mention of the Jewish god Yahweh is in an inscription relating to the King of Moab in the 9th century B.C. It is speculated that Yahweh was possibly adapted from the mountain god Yhw in ancient Seir or Edom.

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