Creation of the World: Comparison Essay
The religions Judaism, Islam, and Christianity all have similarities and differences based on their ideas of how the world was created. Judaism is based on the fact that God brought everything into the world (heaven and earth, mountains and rivers) and that Earth was created during the six days of creation. During the six days, God created everything in the world. The seventh day is a day of rest, and a day to worship God. The Islam religion has a few differences from this. They also believe in the six days of creation, but their God is called “Allah”. He is the one who told them planets and stars to come together, which formed the universe, according the the Islam. The rules of the Islam religion are written in a famous book called the Quran (sort of like the Bible, but the Bible tells stories instead of rules). The final religion that is being discussed is Christianity. Christians believe in two different theories of the creation of the world. Some people believe in the six days of creation (all three religions use this theory), and some believe in the Big Bang Theory (which was a huge explosion that formed the planets). The first religion to be discussed is Judaism. Jews believe that God brought every living and non-living thing into this world by his own power. He shaped our world within six days, and he created something new on each day. Among the things he created were: light, the heavens (sky), seas, dry land, plants, sun/moon/stars/planets, a time of day, sea animals, land animals (including birds), and souls for every living thing. God also created the seventh day (Sunday) which is a day of rest for Christians. On the day of rest you are supposed to pray and worship God. The Jewish book, the Torah (also sort of like a Bible), holds the law of God that was shown to Moses. The following quotation is from a book and it proves that the Torah was created after the creation of the world. “The Torah begins...
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