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Unformatted text preview: founder and progenitor of the religion. Instead of prayer in Churches, Judaism is traditionally practiced in one’s home by studying and interpreting the Torah and Talmud. Islam, another religion founded in the eastern Mediterranean, is based on the life and teachings of Muhammad. Islam is the second largest religion in the world. Muslims (those who practice Islam, known as “submission or surrender to God), believe that God revealed the Qur’an to Muhammad, his final prophet, and regard Qur’an and Sunnah, Muhammad’s words and deeds, as the main sources of Islamic tradition and culture. These religions are all unique, yet each has several concepts that they share. Christianity, Judaism, and Islam are monotheistic religions. In Christianity, the aim is to provide people with a path to salvation. Christians believe that Jesus is the Son of God, God incarnate, and man and God. Christians, like Jews, also believe in a messiah....
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This essay was uploaded on 04/22/2008 for the course HIST 100 taught by Professor Millskelley during the Spring '08 term at George Mason.
- Spring '08