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Compare and contrast what is known about the life of Mohammad with Jesus. What are the most significant similarities and differences between them? Explain. Niran Adhikari Religion and Philosophy – HUM 400 Strayer University Prof. Anthony McCormack March 4, 2011
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The most well-know figure in Islam is Mohammad and the most important figure in Christianity is Jesus. Both of these divine figures have received holy revelations from God and have lots of loyal followers following them with the nature of their work, their massage, their holy faith for the human beings and natures and the way they lived their lives. In this paper I will historically map out the holy lives of these well-known figures from the past history and their holy scripts. I will also compare and contrast the impact which they have made among their follower before and after their death. Since the religion stated to form from each of the holy figures, I will also illustrate the way each of the prominent figure is and was followed and worshiped in their times and in present time. This paper will also clarify the most significant similarities and differences between them. The Child Mohammad was born to a powerful but poor clan in AD 570 in the town of Mecca, which is a desert plateau in present day western Saudi Arabia. He was the first son of Abdullah Bin Al-Muttalib, who died in Yathrib before he was born to Amina Bint Wahb, his mother. Since his father died before he was born, he was singly raised by this mother Amina and his grandfather, Abdul Al Muttalib. When Mohammad was about eight years old when his grandfather died and his uncle Abu Talib than took care of him. He stated working as shepherd when he was young in order help his uncle. Mohammad even used to go together with his uncle in order to do business in the trade center and from there he got his nickname as El- Amin which means the person one you can trust ” (Tamara .S, 2005). After all this travel with his uncle Abu Talib, at the age of 25, Mohammad had accepted employment from the well-to-do widow Khadijah and had led some caravans for her and always returned with profits.
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Impressed by Mohammad honesty and personality, Khadijah proposed him and finally got married. Khadijah was forty years old when she got married to Mohammad. They had six children altogether, two were boys who died in infancy and four were daughter. At that time, Mecca had traditionally practiced worship and meditation. “
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