What if you live in a world where your life actions are created in advance by one superhuman being? Predestination is a concept viewed upon particular religious, expressed as the notion as every event in your life is ordained and predetermined by God. It is often mentioned in the Islamic and Western Religious views, where both have formed their own judgements regarding how predestination essentially works in sharing multiple similarities and differences. In brief, the Islamic conception of predestination offers two perspectives coming from the Mu’tazilites and Ash’arites, both sharing the idea of control over freedom. The Western religious view on the other hand claims that God gave human beings free will to determine their own paths in life.
The major difference is historical. The Shiites did God holy book, the Day of Judgment, and destiny. Both believe in the five Pillars of Islam. Both face the direction of Kaaba when praying. Both could pray in any mosque; regardless the praying leader; is Sunni or Shiite.
For many Muslims, experience and intuition work hand in hand, along with the logic that helps them in arriving at the Islamic faith. According to Parrot (n.p. ), Islam believes in the existence of God in many ways. One is that Muslims believe that God or Allah holds a higher power and that no one on this planet should know that his lord is Allah. Additionally, Islamic religion would respond to the atheists ' claim that the idea of God is
Islam is a monotheistic, Abrahamic religion articulated by the Qur'an, a religious text considered by its adherents to be the verbatim word of God, and, for the vast majority of adherents, by the teachings and normative example of Muhammad, considered by most of them to be the last prophet of God. An adherent of Islam is called a Muslim. Muslims believe that God is one and incomparable and that the purpose of existence is to worship God. Muslims also believe that Islam is the complete and universal version of a primordial faith that was revealed many times before through prophets including Adam, Noah, Abraham, Moses, and Jesus. Although a large majority of Muslims do maintain that the previous messages and revelations have been partially misinterpreted
Zoroastrianism, one of the oldest living religions, is a pre-Islamic and ancient monotheistic religion. Along with monotheistic features, Zoroastrianism also contains dualistic features and it shares many central concepts with the major world religions of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. It is centered on the words of the prophet Zoroaster and focuses worship upon Ahura Mazda, the Lord of Wisdom, and also acknowledges two competing principles representing good and evil: Spenta Mainyu (“Bounteous Spirit”) and Angra Mainyu (“Destructive Spirit”) (What, n.d.). People are free to choose between the good or evil, but then they are responsible for their choices and deeds. Humans are intimately involved in this struggle, holding off chaos and destruction through active goodness (What, n.d.).
The Honest Spirit (Gabriel) came down with it, to reveal it into your heart that you may be one of the warners, in a perfect Arabic tongue" (Sura 26:192-195). "Say, 'Anyone who opposes Gabriel should know that he has brought down this (the Qur 'an) into your heart, in accordance with God 's will, confirming previous scriptures, and providing guidance and good news for the believers '" Gods Representatios:Monotheism, belief in one God, is the most important and foundational concept in Islam. Muslims believe in one God who created the universe and has power over everything within it. He is unique and exalted above everything He creates, and His greatness cannot be
Additionally, another similarity between Jesus Christ and Muhammad’s teachings, is that those they taught had recorded the words, teachings, and experiences of both religious figures, that were turned into scripture that is considered to be the word of God and studied by billions of people around the world today. Both religious figures were the same in that they grew up in poverty, a very basic humble upbringing, they also lived a life of persecution for their beliefs. Muhammad, like Jesus, respected women even though the culture at the time did not. Chatting with Ahmad, he explains what Muhammad teaches Muslims, he teaches about Islam, to worship God alone, and also that Islam enjoins good characteristics such as truthfulness, patience, deliberation, kindness, humility, modesty, keeping promises, dignity, mercy, justice, courage, patience, friendliness, contentment, chastity, good treatment, tolerance, trustworthiness, gratitude for favors, and self-control
“The Sunni and Shiite sects of Islam encompass a wide spectrum of doctrine, opinion and schools of thought. The branches are in agreement on many aspects of Islam, but there are considerable disagreements within each” (Harney). A disagreement is that the Shiites consider Ali and subsequent leaders as imams. Sunnis regard imams as prayer leaders without any spiritual or political authority, a stark difference from Shiites who believe imams are a direct descendant of Muhammad. They believe in 12 imams, the last of which has vanished in Iraq after the murder of his father.
There are many similarities and difference in Western religions and Eastern religions. There are many religions in the world first we will be comparing and contrasting Hinduism and Christianity. To begin with, one thing that 's identical between these religions is they are both very Monotheistic. They also believe in one god, with many forms. Even so, they are very different from each other because there are millions of forms of dharma, supreme god, and trinity father son, holy spirit.
Addressing the whole of humanity as a single Ummah the Qur’an invites all humans to cultivate an attitude of peace(Ahmed 2015). Qur’an says: “And Allah calls to the abode of peace, and leads whom He will to a straight path” (Qur’an, 10:25). The word peace in its different forms appears in around one hundred and thirty-eight places in the Qur’an(Ahmed 2015). In the same vein Badawi, (2015) adds, the Qur’anic Arabic Term Jihad has been commonly mistranslated as “Holy War”. The Qur’an was revealed in Arabic, not in English.
Thesis Throughout the world, Christianity and Islam were the two major religions that people practice to this day. Although there are some difference involving their view on God and the role of women, similarities also exist between them because Muhammad was heavily influenced by Christianity. As a result, both religions believed in an afterlife, either in hell or paradise. In addition, both religions spread its influences through military