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Jesus and 1 Jesus and Mohammed: Two Religious Figures Jennifer Sharpless Axia College of University of Phoenix August 9, 2009
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Jesus and 2 Jesus and Mohammed: Two Religious Figures Both Jesus and Mohammed were famous in their religions. Jesus is a Christian figure and Mohammed is an Islamic Figure. Jesus was conceived by Mary and the Holy Spirit and was born the son of God. Jesus studied and preached word of God throughout his life however; he made enemies (Fisher, 2005a). Mohammed was conceived and born into poverty however; was recognized as a prophet. Even after the death of Jesus and Mohammed, Christianity and Islam are two religions with many followers. The death of Jesus and Mohammed had an impact on their religion causing separation and opposing view-points about their religion. Each religion is still practiced today by praying, recognizing important holidays and performing rituals to worship God. Although separated into denominations, both Islamic and Christian religions are part of the world today (Fisher, 2005b). The Life of Jesus There is little proof and many missing years about Jesus’ history. Most of the history about Jesus can only be found in scriptures such as the Bible. What scriptures inform us about is the
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Jesus and 3 Jesus was born in Bethlehem however; some scriptures state Jesus was born in Nazareth. Mary was his mother and Joseph was Mary’s husband. Mary, Jesus’ mother, was believed to be a virgin whom conceived Jesus with the Holy Spirit, not with Joseph. Jesus is believed to be born at a time known to all as Christmas. Much information about Jesus’ life after his birth is missing however; stories of his life are later recorded at age 12 (Fisher, 2005a). Scriptures indicate Jesus’ primary languages were believed to be Greek and possibly Aramaic. Jesus studied and practiced ministry his whole life; he had many followers. Jesus travelled to many different lands in order to spread the word of God. Jesus made many enemies through his travels, many thought he was not Christ and Jesus was spreading lies. Unfortunately, Jesus was executed for his beliefs and the words he spread. Between 27 and 33 CE, Jesus died by crucifixion. Preceding the death of Jesus, it is believed that Jesus resurrected from his grave three days later, a sign proving he was holy (Fisher, 2005a). The Life of Mohammed
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This note was uploaded on 11/06/2009 for the course WORLD RELI 130 taught by Professor Axia during the Spring '09 term at University of Phoenix.

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