Abrahamic Beliefs Of Christianity And Islam

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Q1. I believe that Judaism, Christianity, and Islam do worship the same God. Each of these religions claim to be Abrahamic Faiths, also, each religion is monotheistic. Abrahamic Faith means that each of these religions is following the God of Abraham. Monotheism is a belief in one God that is all powerful and all knowing. There are differences in the way each religion worships God. One difference is Islam teaches that Christianity and Judaism have corrupted the true word of God through idolatrous practices. Another difference would be that Christians believe in the Holy Trinity, the belief that God is three persons, the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. I researched this in more detail and find that just because the three religions use different terms for the word God this doesn’t mean they aren’t worshipping the same Holy Spirit. People of Jewish faith refer to God as Yahweh, Muslims refer to God as Allah, and of course Christians refer to Him as God, even though people of different faiths may call Him a …show more content…
Islam shares more similarities with Judaism than it does with Christianity. The core beliefs that bind each of these two religions are very similar in belief and practice. The first and main similarity would be the belief in one God, although they each refer to Him with different names, He is still the one God of Abraham. Each religion recognizes many of the same prophets including the first prophet named Adam. Both religions recognized the Jews as God’s chosen people and gave the land of Israel to the Jews. Islam and Judaism have many similarities in the way they pray, they each are commanded to make pilgrimages, women are required to cover their hair, dress modestly, the idea of fasting, and how and when they should purify themselves with water. Each has similar beliefs in food, marriage, death, and a child’s coming of age. Many of these beliefs and practices have subtle differences but are close enough to make these two religions the most

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