What is a monotheistic religion? A monotheistic religion is the belief in one god There is 3 main monotheistic religions Islam, Christianity and Judaism. Today I am going to be talking about only one of the monotheistic religions Islam and comparing it to one of the polytheistic religions Hinduism I will be talking about all the differences between Islam and Hinduism. In Islam god transcends beyond the limits of space, time and gender. Revelation god revealed his will and law to humanity through the Quran.
Islam vs. Hinduism Islam is believed to have originated in the deserts of Arabia because of native traditions. Muslims believe in one God, Allah. Allah is regarded as the true God and there is nobody superior to him. Allah has no gender or plural to show the superiority and uniqueness of Allah, a concept referred to as monotheism. In Islam, all individuals are created in the likeness of Allah, thus all humans are depicted to be equal (Husain, 2002).
Above all other areas of dogma within Christianity, monotheism tops the list. Monotheism is the belief in one God who rules over all. This one God is the creator, and stabilizer of the universe we reside in. Christianity also believes in the Bible being the only set of scripture inspired by the word of God; Virgin Birth; martyrdom; the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ; the second coming of Christ; the creation of the world through the one true God; life after death; Hell; Paradise after death; and the Holy Trinity. Above all of these dogmas, the faith in a one creator God who rules the universe is the most important.
He doth regulate all affairs, explaining the signs in detail, which ye may believe with certainty in the meeting with your Lord”. Islam and Christianity take a monotheistic (belief in one GOD) approach when it comes to religion. Muslims recognize Allah as the Creator and Christians recognize GOD as the Creator. Both religions believe that human beings have the ability (free will) to choose between good and evil. Another eye opener for me is that Muslims believe that Jesus Christ was born to the Virgin Mary and at the end of the world, Jesus Christ will come again.
CHRISTIANITY VS. JUDAISM Christianity and Judaism are religions that are each very unique. Although they both have plenty of differences, they also have similarities. In fact they probably have more in common than some of the other major religions in the world, such as Hinduism, Buddhism, and Islam. Although both Christians and Jews believe God to be their creator and controller; Judaism has no founder, as opposed to Christianity whose founder was Jesus Christ. In Christianity it is believed that Jesus Christ was the savior to all humanity and was sent to Earth by his father (God) to pay for the sins of all mankind.
The four other pillars include, fasting (Saum), prayer (Salat), and pilgrimage (Hajj), alms-giving or charity (Zakat), Shahada is a declaration that is made by followers of the Islamic faith, which says, “there is no true God except Allah,” and also says that, “Muhammad is the messenger of Allah. Christianity and other religions whose bible teaches that God is part of the Trinity (Father, Son, and Holy Spirit); Islamic faith teaches that Allah is the one and only God. Muslims also firmly believe that Muhammad is Allah’s greatest prophet, and it is important that those who practice the Islamic acknowledge and recognize him as such. They also believe that Allah used Muhammad to convey the last and final revelation (Slick, 1995-2010). The second pillar, Salat (Prayer), is a prayer that consists of confessions of sins and concluding with purification of the soul.
10 Major Religions 1. Christianity: Christianity is an Abrahamic, Monotheistic religion based on the life and the teachings of Jesus Christ. Christianity is the world’s largest religion, with about 2.4 billion members. Christianity began in the mid-1st century. Originating in the Middle East, it quickly spread to Europe, Syria, Mesopotamia, Asia Minor and Egypt.
According to Muslim belief, The Quran was given to the world by Prophet Muhammed, whom received divine revelations known as Sura’s. These were written down and checked by Muhammed (Watton) although we have no way of knowing the chronology. Tradition states that the Quran was checked by the angel ‘Jibreil’ before the completion of the Quran by Zayd Ibn Thabit. This ensured the divinity of the Quran. For this reason the Quran is the same across the entire Muslim world because any change would be considered to make it imperfect.
It originated from an Indian subcontinent and is often referred to as Santana Dharma; which is a Sanskrit phrase meaning “the eternal path” or the “eternal law.” Islam is a monotheistic religion, meaning that they worship only one deity or god known as Allah; and originated from the teachings of Muhammad. Islam and Hinduism, both having many followers, are quite different when it comes to worship and rituals within the religions. Islam was founded by the prophet Muhammad and Hinduism is a group of religious traditions. The largest group of followers of the Islam faith are known as Muslims, “one who submits to god.” There are five pillars of faith that they must follow: Shahada, Salat, Saum, Zakat and Hajj. Shahada is the daily recitation and worship of the