The purpose of this paper is to explore the comparison between these two religions and by studying the two sacred books, hadiths and other sources of information with an intention of ascertaining that while there are many irreconcilabledifferencesbetween Christianity and Islam, ultimately, these two religions are by far the most similar of all religions and that their similarities in beliefs and values far transcend the differences in expansion that the world has witnessed over the years.1.0 Similarities 1.1 Origins Both Christianity and Islam originated from the Middle East.For instance, “Christianity and Islam are strongly associated with modernity, in both its positive and its negative aspects” (Gausset 5).
First of all, Christianity and Islam are both monotheistic religions; worshipping only one God.
While is to define the meaning of Islam through a religious and historical context.
Compare Islam with Christianity With a world following of over 2 billion and 1.3 billion respectively, Christianity and Islam are without doubt the most popular religions that have had and still do have the most profound influence in the progression of history.
Geisler and Saleeb state that even with the massive adherents, it is still astounding the menace of intolerance and mutual distrust among the two religions (207).
While these differences inherentlyhave their roots in history, truth be told, many Christians and Muslims know little about their religions.
Consequently, these misconceptions have been used as the basis to hold and propagate misleading and mistaken ideas about their religions without valid grounds.
With this analysis I will focus on defining the word Islam, clarifying distinctions with religious names and its importance as well as understanding the beliefs and behavioral practices.
Despite the Holy Qur'an's ambiguousness, Ministers have interpreted the quran and preach the essence behind Islam.
Jesus Christ and Muhammad are believed to be the messengers of God.
1.3 Practices More so, the two religions share their similarities in their divisions.