Compare And Contrast Islam And Christianity

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Islam and Christianity Islam and Christianity are two of the most influential religions in our history. Both religions trace back to the days of Abraham, although that’s the point at which they diverge. Islam and Christianity both have different beliefs regarding prayer, pilgrimage, their interpretations of the Bible, and the use of the Qur’an and the Bible. Muslims pray very differently then Christians do. To begin every Muslim’s prayer there is a call to prayer that comes from the mosque. This call says, “Allah is the greatest, Allah is the greatest, Allah is the greatest, Allah is the greatest. I bear witness that there is no god but Allah, I bear witness that there is no god but Allah. I bear witness that Muhammad is Allah’s messenger, I bear witness that Muhammad is Allah’s messenger. Rush to prayer, rush to prayer, rush to…show more content…
God the father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit are the three persons that make up the Godhead. Each person has a different role in this Godhead. According to Christian Scholars, God the Father creates a plan, God the Son implements the plan, and God the Holy spirits administers the plan. All three persons that make up Godhead are equal. Each one is omnipresent, omnipotent, and omniscient. Christianity believes that God sent his son, Jesus, to be born of a virgin and pay the price of our sins with his death on the cross. However, Jesus rose from the grave on the third day. On the other hand, Islam only believes in the existence of Jesus as a prophet rather then the Son of God. So the Virgin Birth is irrelevant to Islamic beliefs. Once one analyzes the different beliefs between Islam and Christianity, Christianity seems more encouraging, and realistic then Islamic beliefs. Granted, it may be difficult for someone to believe that God is three in one, born of a virgin, and resurrected from the grave, but most historical evidence points back to Christianity rather then

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