The three great western religions---- Judaism, Islam and Christianity, share similarities and differences. Even though they have the common roots and common elements, differences emerged when these three religion grew. However, Judaism, Islam and Christianity stand out as the main religions in the world and their believes cover all over the continents, influence billions of believers in the world. Judaism, the most historical religion in all three, was founded by Abraham—the first and the greatest prophet of the God. Judaism is a monotheistic religion, which Jews only believe in one God.
The Qur’an came through a series of revelations to Muhammad, from the angel Gabriel when Muhammad was 40 years old, away on one of his common retreats for solidarity in the city of Ramadan. It is believed that while Muhammad was sleep in Ramadan, Gabriel came to him and recited three verses. These verses were inscribed in Muhammad’s heart after his awaking from his trance like sleep; informing him that he was to be the prophet to share God’s messages, giving him the title as God’s
The First Pillar of Islam The first of the five pillars is called the Shahadah. This is defined as “The Islamic profession of faith, there is no god but Allah and Muhammad is his messenger” (Shahadah, n.d.). This pillar defines that there is only one God and has sent Muhammad as his spokesperson. A Muslim must confess this in order to be part of the community. It must be recited daily (Religion Facts, 2005).
Mormons payers are ways of communicating with God. Comparing and contrasting the Islamic to the Mormon, both claims Prophets revealing the book are the guideline for their beliefs Qur’an and The Book of Mormon. Both claim the final prophet of God, Prophet Mohammed and Prophet Joseph Smith. Both were the long lost faith as the one true religion. Islam makes claim that Adam and Abraham were Muslims.
The oneness of God, the prophethood of Muhammad, and the concept of life postmortem are the rudimental articles of its faith. They are predicated on reason and sound logic. All of the teachings of Islam flow from those basic beliefs and are simple and straightforward. There is no hierarchy of priests, no farfetched abstractions, no perplexed rites or rituals. Muslims believe that god is one while most Christians believe that God is three persons in one and most Jews believe that Aliazer is the son of god.
Tasha Wright May 29, 2012 Hum/130 Hinduism Paper Hinduism lacks a uniting belief system, however it’s spiritual texts and different of practice it balances out. Hindu was made up on a belief of one God, by a lesser powerful duties that very important aspects of life and it was made up in living to see the liberation of Samsara. I would say those societal influences on Hinduism vital that made it a region and the location where it had originated. However there are some beliefs that Hindus share and they are “one, all=pervasive supreme begin who is both immanent and transcendent, both creator and unmanifest reality. They also believe in divinity of the four Vedas, and that the universe undergoes endless cycles of creation,
Shahadah: This is the belief of all Muslims that Allah is one, he is the only god, and Muhammad (PBUH) is his messenger. This meaning that Allah is a unique being and that Muhammad is Allah’s greatest prophet; 2. Salat (Prayer): This is the physical act of worship. Muslim’s are expected to pray five times a day facing towards Mecca. This depicts Muslim’s submission to Allah.
Again, what similarities would affect your choice? Let us examine these three monotheistic religions which are based on faith in God. Judaism believes there is one God who cannot be made up of parts. To attempt to divide God's oneness is seen as a pagan throwback to many gods. Islam embraces an immaterial, invisible God -- one
Part One: Worldviews (Islam) 1.The Question of Origin-Muslims just like Jews believe in one God, which they call Allah and like the Jews believe that God created the heavens and the earth the Muslims believe Allah created the heavens and earth and mankind ,and also in their Quran it very close to the first chapter in the Bible(Genesis). 2.The Question of Identity-Muslims believes that Islam is a way of life, and that Allah is is in total control and is sovereign over creation. To be a Muslims they must have a personal relation to Allah and be totally submitted to the Will of Allah as it is told in their Quran. All Muslim, whether American, Pakistani our whatever they are Muslim. 3.The Question of Meaning/Purpose-A Muslims purpose is to submit to Allah.
Calligraphy is known as the art of producing decorative lettering or handwriting using a brush or pen. Islamic calligraphy is the art form based on the Arabic script or alphabet, which was used by all Muslims for a lengthy period. It was used as a representation of God since depicting him is forbidden. God is unique and, "without associate, He cannot of course be represented." Muslims feared that figurative art would be worshipped and idolized so this led to calligraphy being a critical and major form of artistic expression in cultures of Islam especially in religious circumstances.