Comparison Between Christianity And Islam Essay

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Comparison of Marriage in Judaism, Christianity and Islam Religions
In Christianity, Islam, and Judaism the form and practices of marriages may differ, however, all three faiths emphasize their special covenant with God, for Judaism through Moses, Christianity through Jesus, and Islam through Muhammad. The following analysis compares each religion’s views on men and women, multiple partners, conversion before marriage, restrictions of marrying outside of the religion, sexual morality and views on resolution of marriage.
From a Christian’s point of view, marriage is an institution created by God between a man and a woman (Mat 19:3:4) (King James Bible, 1990). The book of Matthew goes on to show that for the sake of marriage a man would leave his father and mother and cling to his wife. Copeland refers to marriage as a tent, whose walls shelter a man and a woman - one man and one woman - the one consecrated to the other (Copeland, 2015) God’s plan for the married couple is to avoid temptation and fornication. According to Matthew 19: 6, “What therefore hath God joined together, let not man put asunder.” Christianity does not allow gay marriage or premarital sex.
God, as we have seen when he first created Adam also made Eve from his rib and here the divine wisdom is very clearly displayed (Copeland, 2015). Eve was not created from the dust on the ground or from the leaves on the trees nor from other materials at God 's disposal. God, after putting Adam to sleep removed one of…

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