Similarities Between Christianity And Islam

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Islam was originated in the seventh century prophet Mohammed. He believe there only one god known as Allah, there no other existence. Allah is the creator of the world. Their major branches are Sunni and Shiite. Islam followed the five Pillars of Islam which are reciting Islamic creed, confession of faith, at least one pilgrimage to Mecca which is they have to go for a month long without any food during or drink during the daylight time, give money to the poor, and do formal prayer five time everyday toward the direction of the city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia. On the other hand, Christianity was founded approximately around 30 AD in the city of Palestine Israel. Their major branches are Catholic, Orthodox and Protestant. Christianity practice baptism and …show more content…
Christianity believe in forgiveness god will forgive you when you asked but you must also forgive yourself. But Islamic does not believe in forgiveness. Christianity and Islam both are largest religion in the world. Also, inherited from Judaism with the monotheism only believe in one god, the creator of the universe and human belief. They both believe there are heavens and hell existed. From the perspective there are no escape from hell is a place where punishment is taken place. Heaven is where Christianity believe for those who are saved by god, but from Islam perspective heaven is a indescribable place with food and beautiful tree growth peaceful place where faithful Muslim are met. There has been some disputed between Christianity and Islam recently. People believe to be political issued due to the worldwide growth it

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