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Comparisons and Contrasts between Christianity, Islam, and Judaism

Between the religions of Christianity, Islam, and Judaism, there are many similarities and differences that are dealt within each of them. Throughout these religions, we can compare and contrast different aspects of each religion such as some of the basic facts of their histories and some of the religious beliefs each of them have in common and or make them different from each other. In the country known as Palestine, the religions known as Christianity and Judaism were founded each by different men. Jesus was the man who began the creation of Christianity and a man named Moses was the founder who established the religion of Judaism. In the country of Saudi Arabia the religion of Islam was born and founded by a man named Muhammad. Considering each of the religions origins, Christians were known as the people who believed in Christianity and spoke in the original language of Aramaic or Greek. The people who believed in Judaism Spoke in the original language of Hebrew and as for the people who trust in Islam spoke Arabic and are known as Muslims.

Between the Christians, Muslims and Jews, the Christians have the largest population of the religions with 2 billion members, and as for the Islamic religion, there consists of 1.3 billion Muslims and in the Judaism religion, there contains are about 14 million Jews that take part. This makes Christianity ranked the largest religion, Islam the second largest and Judaism the 12th largest out of all religions that exist. The main concentration of Christians takes place in Europe, North and South America and as of today, there is rapid growth of Christianity proceeding in Africa. Muslims are focused mainly in the Middle East and South East Asia and the main consumption of Jews are located in Israel, Europe and the United States. Each religion has a sacred text that everyone in a certain religion believes in. Christians and Jews both believe in the Jewish Holy Bible but in the Christianity religion, the Christians also believe in the Old and New Testament. Muslims consider a book named the Koran, their “Bible, Old or New Testament.” When it comes the time for worship during a certain day and a certain hour of the day, each religion has a place to rejoice. Priests, Bishops, Ministers and Pastors are all measured as the clergy of the Christian religion. Christians hold there main day of worship on Sunday at a place known as a Church, Cathedral, or Chapel. At a Jewish house of worship, also known as a Synagogue, a Rabbi would host their day of devotion to their religion on a Saturday. Muslims meet every Friday of the week at place of commitment to their belief at a place called the Mosque which is hosted by an Imam.

Between the 3 of the religions, Christianity, Judaism, and Islam are all known to be monotheistic which means they all believe in only one god. As for each of them they all believe that they’re “God” is the origin and source of all that exists. In the religious views of the Jews, each of them believes that there is to be one God who cannot be made up of parts. Muslims believe in an “invisible God,” a god to be intensely feared through his supremacy. This God was not able to have children in which to the Muslims he is described as an “Ultimate God.” Christians hold fast to the trinity of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. To Christians, God gave exposure of himself through the body of Jesus Christ, the man who was considered to be incarnated from God. Although each of the religions has their own founders, they believe that one man known as Abraham is their father. Abraham is claimed to bind all three religions together in a joint revelation of anticipation for the future.

Every religion has their own acts of rituals that they perform in the belief of their god. Christianity has



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