Christianity Vs Islam

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Death is an occurrence that brings forth the advent of grief and apprehension. More than half of the world stands in fear when faced with the arrival of departure, the coming of the end on their doorstep. Scientific discoveries have added to the human understanding of how death works, teaching it logical and literal explanations. But the thought of leaving the marvelous determinates; the love, laughter, and exhilaration of life just to rot, decay, and to enter a void of nothingness could never be comforting. How can the human mind continue to find purpose in life if it is just living to reach a despicable conclusion? Well, that’s where religion plays a role. In order to console the nagging dismay of death’s (horror), a system of beliefs was …show more content…
Christianity is the oldest principle ever to be exercised. It is built off many branches, such as Protestantism, Lutheranism, and Catholicism. Every division of Christianity carries a slight difference, but in general all share the same core beliefs, such as faith in Jesus Christ, the Lord and Savior of Humankind. What tends to deciphers Christianity from the Islamic conviction is the knowing and acceptance of Christ. Islam followers, called Muslims, are not aware of the existence of Jesus. This fact is one of the biggest reasons as to what has divided the two religions. Despite that, there are still indeed many similarities in the general beliefs of both Christianity and Islam. According to each, the dead are raised back to life to be sentenced to a place of eternal euphoria or to a fortress of continuous agony. By Christian culture, the dead serve as mere replicates of the being that walked Earth before, death itself stated in the Bible as being a sleep-like …show more content…
The soul, a spiritual fragment of the passed entity, is released from the body and continues existence even after death. It is only when the Almighty Jesus Christ makes his second debut onto Earth that Christian dead will be awakened. Here, Jesus divides his disciples into factions known as the righteous and the wicked. The righteous will follow his path into a Heaven, the place of eternal jubilancy. The wicked are to fall beneath the cracks of sin, forever encased in the place of ongoing torment known as hell. During death in an Islamic reference, God, known as Allah in their language, is the one who decides between the good and the damned. The good shall flourish in Heaven, known as Paradise, and gorge on quality food, accompany virgin companions, and enjoy a lavish life in a exquisite mansion. The damned are convicted to hell, a fiery pit of various levels and seven doors that condemn the wrong to intense levels of physical and spiritual pain. Those who have committed to the religion are not sentenced to immortal damnation, depending on the offense. Those who do not follow the Muslim faith, however, will forever be chastised. In both Christianity and Islam, the worlds of Heaven, Paradise, and hell attribute to the drive of an individual’s actions. If one follows either of these religions, their behavior is, henceforth, heavily influenced by its sentenced

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