Christianity and Islam
Religion separates the world into several different regions and beliefs. Religion is what keeps the world alive with divine thoughts and belief. Because of religion, people wake up every day living their lives for a purpose. What might this purpose be? So people of a certain region have something to believe in, so people feel a purpose in life. Two world religions such as Christianity and Islam hold the answer to religious difference and similarity.
Islam, a major world religion, founded in Arabia and based on the teachings of Muhammad, who is called the Prophet. One who practices Islam is a Muslim. Muslims follow the Koran, the written revelation brought by Muhammad. The Muslim world population is estimated at more than 1 billion. Islam is the quickest growing religion. Origin The central element of Christianity is the person of Jesus Christ. Jesus of Nazareth, a Jewish rabbi, attracted a following of people who believed him to be a new prophet. Their recollections of Jesus' words and deeds recall his days on earth and the miracle of his resurrection from the dead on the first Easter. These Jewish Christians began the first churches, in Jerusalem.
One of many similarities in these religions is prayer. Christianity prays to their god, Islam also prays to their god. These two religions are monotheistic, and pray to the same god. Another similarity is Christianity and Islam originates within the same location. Christianity is an older religion than Islam, but the reason they both originate is because the birth of Jesus Christ. Both religions have a book of religious teachings. Christianity has the Holy Bible, and Islam has the Kor’ran.
Although both religions have similarities, doesn’t mean they are perfectly alike. They also share some differences. Christianity believed that Jesus Christ was the messiah, but on the other hand Islam believed he was just... [continues]
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