Monotheistic Religion Elements Matrix
Countries of origin
Judaism in known to have started in the middle east.
Christianity is known to have started in the areas now known as palestine and israel mANY BELIEVE THAT ISLAM ORIGINATED IN MECCA.
Historical figures and events
Abraham, Isaac, Jacob (also know as Israel), Moses
Abraham is told to sacrifice Isaac, but was stopped by God just before. This showed his dedication to god.
Moses leads the people out of egyptian slavery to the promised land.
Jesus, Paul, Peter, Matthew, Mark, Luke, Timothy, Titus, and others.
Jesus was crucified for the sake of the followers.
Abraham, Ishmael, Muhammad.
Belief that they are a Chosen people.
Live according to the laws set out in the Old testament, primaly the 10 commandments. Jesus is the Son of God, the second person of the Trinity of God the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit; that his life on earth, his crucifixion, resurrection, and ascension into heaven are proof of God's love for humanity and God's forgiveness of human sins; and that by faith in Jesus one may attain salvation and eternal life
Belief in Islam means
Belief in One God, Allah in Arabic.
Belief in all of God's messengers.
Belief in Prophet Muhammad (peace be on him) as His last messenger.
Belief in the Quran
Belief in the existence of angels.
Belief in the Day of Judgment, Life after Death, Heaven and Hell
Belief in the Divine Decree or Predestination, its good and its bad.
Nature of God
Mono-theistic. One God figure, an almighty creator. Spirit form.
Originally christians held the same God concept as the Jews, since God had not changed. Still mono-theistic.
Over time, by the 4th century the catholic church had created a triune God, known as the trinity.
One God, Allah in Arabic
Allah is the Almighty, Creator and
Sustainer of the universe, Who is