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COMPARISON OF JUDAISM, CHRISTIANITY & ISLAM. ABRAHAMIC RELIGIONS. DATE AND PLACE FOUNDED. Judaism—approx. 1300 B.C. in Palestine Christianity—approx. 33 A.D. in Palestine Islam—622 A.D. in Saudi Arabia. Founders & early leaders. Judaism—Abraham & Moses Christianity—Jesus Christ - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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COMPARISON OF JUDAISM, CHRISTIANITY & ISLAM

COMPARISON OF JUDAISM, CHRISTIANITY & ISLAMABRAHAMIC RELIGIONSDATE AND PLACE FOUNDEDJudaismapprox. 1300 B.C. in Palestine

Christianityapprox. 33 A.D. in Palestine

Islam622 A.D. in Saudi ArabiaFounders & early leadersJudaismAbraham & Moses

ChristianityJesus Christ

Islam--MuhammadFollowers are calledJudaismJews

ChristianityChristians

IslamMuslims, IslamistsClergy calledJudaismrabbis

Christianitybishop, pastor, preacher, minister, priest, pope, archbishop

Islam--imamsHouse of worship/day of worshipJudaismsynagogue or temple/Saturday

Christianitychurch, cathedral, chapel/ Sunday

Islammosque/FridayOriginal language/Names for GodJudaism Hebrew/Yahweh, Elohim

ChristianityHebrew, English, Greek, Latin/God, the Trinity

Islam--/ArabicAllahSacred Texts (holy books)JudaismTorahHebrew Bible (Old Testament)

ChristianityOld and New Testament

Islam Quran (Koran)Type of theismAll three are MONOTHESITHICmeaning a belief in one god.

Judaismone GodChristianityTrinity (God, the father, God, the Son, & God the Holy Spirit)Islamone GodSymbolsJudaismStar of David

Christianitycross

Islamcrescent moon & star w/name of Allah in Arabic

View of Abrahamic ReligionsJudaismIslam & Christianity are false interpretations & extensions of Judaism.ChristianityJudaism is a true religion, but with incomplete revelation. Islam is a false religion.IslamJews & Christians are respected as fellow believers, but with wrong beliefs & only partial revelation.

Womens rolesJudaismstrong within the family, responsible for keeping traditions, but no roles within the religious community.Christianitycan be religious leadersIslamstrict roles within the family, responsible for keeping traditions, rearing of children, absolute no roles within the religious communityIdentity/Death/Resurrection of JesusJudaismfalse prophet/death by Crucifixion/denied

ChristianitySon of God/the Messiah, Savior/death by Crucifixion/Affirmed

Islamprophet of God/did not die, but ascended into heaven/denied; since he did not dieAfterlifeJudaismeternal heaven or no afterlife/eternal hell or no afterlife

Christianityeternal heaven/eternal hell

Islameternal paradise (heaven)/eternal hellJerusalemAll three considered Jerusalem a sacred city.

Locations & followers world wide TODAYJudaismEurope, Israel, North America14 million (ranks 12th)

ChristianityEurope, Israel, N & S America2 billion (ranks 1st)

IslamAfrica, Middle East, & SE Asia 1.3 billion (ranks 2nd)

IN the USAJudaism5.6 million

Christianity159 million

Islam1.1 million