Compare And Contrast Christianity And Buddhism

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Christianity and Buddhism are very different religions. These religions come from very far regions of the globe. These religions have done a lot to shape the culture of people and whole countries around the world. Both of these religions are definitely the most influential religions of all time. Although they are different, they both compare and contrast greatly. This paper will compare and contrast both of these religions in detail.
Before discussing the similarities and differences in these religions, it is essential to have an understanding of the main beliefs of both religions. Buddhism can be seen as a religions of practice rather than a religion of faith. Buddhist basically follow in the practices of the Buddha to ultimately achieve Nirvana. Buddhism revolves around 4 noble truths. The 4 Noble Truths pretty much say that there is suffering in this world and it is caused from attachment. The only way to end suffering is end all attachment in this world. In order to do that, one must follow the Noble Eightfold Path. These teachings are the center of the Buddha’s teachings. This is a basic overview of Buddhism
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First off, a major contrast between the two religions is that Christianity is a monotheistic religion, while Buddhism is a non-theistic religion. There is no god that is worshiped within Buddhism. Which makes it a non-theistic religion. Some people might not even consider Buddhism to be a religion, but that of a way of life. Christians believe that there is a God, and that there is only one God. The religious goals are very different as well. For instance, A Buddhism does all of these rituals and practices to achieve enlightenment. Enlightenment is essentially where one cease to exist in the world and that all suffering is ended. However, A Christian will perform certain rituals and practices to achieve salvation. This being allowed into heaven and granted eternal

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