Christianity And Islam
Introduction: The Belief in God as the creator and sustainer of the universe is central to the Christian,Jewish and Islamic religions. These religions are connected historically. This essay is going to focus on how Christianity and Islam are similar to and differ from each other. Christianity and Islam are very similar in that they both have rules,rituals and traditions,sacred texts,laws that influence how they all view God.
Sacred texts and what they say about the nature of God is an important part of every religion.The Christian bible in is a book that has two parts the Old and New Testament is a text made up of two books, the Old Testament and the New Testament.It is believed that the bible was written around 1,500 years ago. From around 1400 B.C, the of Moses, about 100 A.D. Muslims also follow a religious text called the Quran. The Quran has 114 chapters or surahs. Muslims believe the Quran is a revelation from God. The Quran is a book that Muslims believe gives them guidance in all aspects of their lives. The Quran was a book revealed from God himself to the Prophet Muhammad.The similarities and differences are clearly seen.Both religions believe in a sacred text (The Bible and The Quran) from God. Christians and Muslims must learn to obey and practice the message contained in the books - The Bible or The Quran. The main difference between Christianity and Islamic is that, Christians believe the bible was a book written by the disciples when Jesus was preaching.Muslims also believe that the Quran is literally the word of God but received by Muhammed.
Christianity and Islam have rituals and traditions that they need to perform throughout their lives. Christians believe that the there is only one God. A God who is the creator of the universe and Earth. Christians believe that there are three spiritual beings in God, they are called The Father,Son, and the Holy Spirit. Christians believe in life after death. A Christian is expected to pray regularly, they believe in sacraments,daily worship,Sunday services, calendar Cycle( symbolic reliving the life of Jesus Jesus) and many other rituals.. The tradition and rituals of Islam are relatively few in number. The most important ritual and tradition in the Islamic faith is the Five Pillars Of Muslim. The five Pillars of Muslims are regarded to be the most important practices for any Muslim. Most...