religion. All of the major religions either came from other religions and or have sparked new
religions in their presence and have formed and change their views over time. All of these
religions have strict rules and beliefs that make up their foundation for their own form of religion.
Out of the Western religions, Judaism is the oldest and the smallest of all of the major
religions today. It sparked two other major religions, Christianity and Islam. Some of the beliefs Judaism has are as follows: that you can achieve a moral life through obedience to God's Law and that the Ten Commandments are God's ten key laws. They also believe in one God and that they are the chosen people. Another Western religion is Christianity which developed from Judaism. Christians believe that Jesus is their Savior and like Judaism they believe in the Ten Commandments. They also believe that you should love your enemies. This belief is far from the Jewish belief of an eye for an eye, making Christianity far different. The last Western religion is Islam. It is the newest major religion. Islam makes up one sixth of the population in the world today. Islam has some of what is considered to be, the strictest religious and lifestyle rules.... [continues]
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