Islam And Christianity (Essay Sample)

Islam and Christianity

Islam and Christianity are vast religions in the globe and are sharing a traditional and historical connection, with some considerable theological dissimilarity. The two religions are sharing a regular place of emergence in the Middle East, and are considering themselves to be monotheistic. In the 1st century CE, Christianity started out of the Second Temple Judaism. It is established on the life, ministry, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ, and those who are following Him are referred to as Christians. In the 7th century CE, Islam as a monotheistic faith, was established. Islam which is literally meaning “surrendering” or “submitting” to God was established on the ministry of Muhammad as a declaration of surrendering to the will of Allah. Muslims keep a span of outlooks on Christianity, from contemplating Christians to be associate holders of monotheistic sacred writings to considering them as non believers. Christian outlook on Islam are different and ranging from regarding Islam an associate Abrahamic faith worshipping the same God, to the belief of Islam to be non believers or separate cult. This essay seeks to describe Islam and Christianity and their key differences.

Islam and Christianity are differing in their elementary outlooks in regarding to the God they are worshiping, the nature of their faith, and their faith about the resurrection and crucifixion o Jesus, Christians understand that Jesus is the son of the living God. Many Christians are Trinitarian and they understand that Jesus is supernal and the merely flesh personification of the existence of the one True God. Christianity is teaching that Roman prefect Pontius Pilate and Sanhedrin sentenced Jesus to death, crucified, and resurrected according to the gospel chronicles. Christians understand that Jesus was sinless and supernal. Islam is teaching that Jesus was one of the most significant prophets of Allah. Muslims do not understand that Jesus was the son of the living God, or that he is character of a triune God or divine. According to Islam, Jesus was a human oracle who, like all other oracles was trying to lead the children of Israel to worshiping of one God. Muslims understand that the creation of Adam was the same as the creation of Jesus.

Muslims understand that through the angel Gabriel, Quran was verbally revealed to Muhammad by God, starting on 22 December 609, which was the year of his death, steadily over an interval of roughly twenty three years, when Muhammad was forty years, and ending in 632. Muslims are regarding the Quran as the most significant wonder of Muhammad, a confirmation of his priesthood, and pinnacle of a chain of supernal messages that began with messages disclosed to Adam and concluded with Muhammad. They are also considering the Quran to be simply disclosed manual that has been preserved by God from corruption or distortion. Muslims are revering Muhammad as the incarnation of the ideal believer and are taking his sayings and actions as a version of perfect conduct. Muhammad was a mortal, although with remarkable qualities, unlike Jesus, who Christians understand was the son of God. Currently many Muslims understand that it is not right to portray Muhammad, but this was not usually the scenario. At different places and times religious Muslims portrayed Muhammad albeit they never glorified the images.

In conclusion, Islam and Christianity are vast religions in the globe and are sharing a traditional and historical connection, with some considerable theological dissimilarity. Christianity started out of the Second Temple Judaism. It is established on the life, ministry, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ, and those who are following Him are referred to as Christians. Islam was established on the ministry of Muhammad as a declaration of surrendering to the will of Allah. Christians understand that Jesus is the son of the living God and Muslims understand that Jesus was not the son of God but a prophet like Muhammad.

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