Similarities Between Islam And Christianity

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Jesus in Christianity is often seen as the central figure of worship, a divine individual, and has also been described in the bible as performing miracles with gifts that his father bestowed on him. It is a common misconception of many believing that Jesus is seen the same in every religion. However, the religion of Islam proves that Jesus is not seen with the same perspective that Christians see Jesus; although there are some similarities. In Islam, the Qur’an (which is the moral code for Muslims, which they live by) demonstrates that Jesus was born of a virgin (Q: 3:45), Jesus was nothing more than a messenger of Allah (Q. 19:30-33), Muslims do not believe in the trinity, Jesus was not crucified, neither was he resurrected as in Christianity (Q: 4:157-158). There are things in common between the religion of Islam and Christianity; the actual birth of Jesus contains similarities. One of those being that Jesus was born of a virgin, Mary. The religion of Islam still see Jesus’ birth as being a miraculous birth. Mary wondered how she would have a …show more content…
The Qur’an speaks of Jesus as merely being a prophet of God and no more, he was a human being. In Islam, they believe God is one and there is not a trinity. A verse in the Qur’an that illustrates this is (Q: 43:58) and they said, "Are our gods better, or is he?" They did not present the comparison except for [mere] argument. But, [in fact], they are a people prone to dispute.” Jesus was a messenger of Allah sent to the people of Israel. The Christian doctrine however insists that Jesus was more, and in some way was described in the bible as being a divine being. This in Christianity is known as the trinity one substance, three persons (Matthew 28:19). The trinity is a very intricate topic that is difficult to fully comprehend. Whereas in Islam the nature of God is described as one substance, and one

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