The Universal World Religions Of Christianity, Buddhism, And Christianity

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The universal world religions of Christianity, Islam, and Buddhism have similarities within their general beliefs and how they were spread; however, the core tenants of faith of the religions were distinct and unique to the faith. The universal world religions had some similar beliefs and practices within the religion. The universal world religions had distinct and unique core tenants of faith practiced within each religion. The spread of the universal world religions was similar in how they progressed across the continent. Each of the universal world religions of Christianity (0 – 1500 CE), Islam (610 – 1922 CE), and Buddhism (600 BCE) have a canon, a place of worship and a leader. The canon is the holy book of the religion while the leader …show more content…
The supernatural beliefs of the universal world religions related to spiritual beings, while violence was viewed negatively. The supernatural beliefs of Christianity and Islam were angels, such as the Archangel Gabriel who visited Muhammad (610 CE), and did not condone violence; however, Islam’s practice of Jihad allowed violence when it was for the religion. Supernatural beliefs in Buddhism were bodhisattvas, enlightened demigods, and the faith practiced non-violence. Therefore, the universal world religions shared similar supernatural beliefs and a policy of non-violence. The opinion of the divinity of Jesus differed between the universal world religions of Christianity, Islam, and Buddhism. Jesus, the son of God in Christianity, is mentioned in each of the universal religions; however, their viewpoint of his divinity varied. Christianity’s stance on Jesus’ divinity was that he was the holy son of God. Both Islam and Buddhism, however, believed Jesus to be a rightly guided prophet, like Muhammad, but not divine. Therefore, the universal world religions had a distinct and unique view on Jesus’ divine

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