It is quite difficult to compare Christianity, and other religions of the Western World to any other religion, because there is such a wide range of beliefs and practices among diverse areas of Christianity, such as, Roman Catholicism, Eastern Orthodox churches, the Anglican Communion and the thousands of Protestant faith groups. Christianity consists of a number of different religions which share little more than the Bible and the name of their religion.
Within the religions themselves, Christianity and Islam, here is a comparison of these two largely practiced religions. Both religions were founded in the CE- (Common Era), Christianity circa 30 CE, and Islam 622 CE. Christianity means "Believer in Christ" and Islam means "Submission to the will of God." The founder of Christianity is Jesus Christ and religious historians credit Muhammad as the founder of Islam but Muslims generally regard Islam as dating back to the time of creation. The internal divisions in Christianity are Roman Catholic, Eastern Orthodox, Anglican, Protestant, and others, and in Islam there is Shiite, Sunni, and Sufi. (Mystical tradition)
I will now compare and contrast the beliefs of Christianity as well as Islam. In Christianity, most believe in the Trinity; three persons in Godhead: Father, Son and Holy Spirit, Jesus is generally considered the Son of God, worshiped as God; part of the Trinity. Christians believe that Jesus was born a virgin birth; Islam believes the same of Allah.... [continues]
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