Roman And Muhammad's View On Christianity And The Edread Of Islam

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Christianity, starts out with only the population of Jews, expand into Romans, Muslims, and other culture groups in the past twenty centuries. With Paul spreading Jesus’s words to the gentiles, the Roman has killed thousands of Christian because they see Christians as rebels and want the Roman Empire to fall, which leads to the great persecution in 303. After Constantine take over, he later legalizes Christianity as Romans accept Christianity, which resulted in the Edict of Milan in 313 (Cohen “Roman Responses to the New Superstition”). Furthermore, during Muhammad’s life, he was praying with Jesus and Jesus’ disciples in Jerusalem during his time in Mecca, which certainly showed no sign of hate against Christianity. With many scholars doubting not only the origin of Christianity, they doubt the spread of Christianity to gentiles during Roman Empire Period actually change the Romans’ view on Christianity, which causes the great persecution and the Edict of Milan. How did Paul conversion of a Christian and his spread of Jesus’s words across Roman Empire impact Roman and Muhammad’s view on Christianity? Paul’s teaching changed the whole Christian society during the Roman Empire period because Romans …show more content…
Even though there are direct interaction between Muhammad and Paul (they are centuries apart), Paul’s influences on Christianity affected Muhammad’s life. For example, Muhammad was told to be protect from Jews because a Christian monk told Muhammad’s uncle (Cook 14). Without the legalization of Christian in the Roman Empire, Jews will be the only Christian, and there will be no warning for Muhammad’s uncle to protect Muhammad from the Jews by a Christian gentile if there is no Paul. Furthermore, Muhammad grant permission to practice our own religions under the Umma. “To this community belong also the Jews, subject to the qualification that they follow their own religion.” (Cook

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