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Running head: JESUS AND MOHAMMAD PAPER 1 Jesus and Mohammad Paper Angel Bingham Hum/130 October 9, 2011 Philip Engelman
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JESUS AND MOHAMMAD PAPER 2 Jesus and Mohammad Paper It is believed that Jesus Christ and Mohammad are the original leaders of the Christian and Islamic religions; Jesus Christ the leader of Christianity and Mohammad the leader of Islam. Even though Jesus Christ is said to be born from divine conception; it is common knowledge that Mohammad; the chosen messenger of God (Allah) is human. The difference in the birth of the two leaders is just one of many differences between the two men. Most important, they both believed the message they carried and delivered to the people as a message of harmony, peace, and love. Mohammad was not born until at least five hundred years after the birth of Jesus Christ. Mohammad was born 570 CE, whereas Jesus Christ is believed to have been born prior to 1 CE. The childhood of these two men is not documented. However, at the age of 12 Jesus Christ was said to have stunned the rabbis within the temple of Jerusalem in addition to anyone that heard of his understanding of the Torah. It is also said that when Mohammad was in his teens he was declared a prophet by a Syrian Christian monk. It is not until the age of 30 that people hear of Jesus Christ again, and the age of 25 before we again hear of Mohammad. At the age of 30, Jesus Christ was baptized by John the Baptist in the Jordan River. Immediately following his baptism, Jesus Christ went into the wilderness and fasted for 40 days. During this time Satan came to Jesus and began attempting to convince Jesus Christ to use his divine powers. Once Jesus Christ had completed the fasting and was through the temptations, he began to gather disciples. Even though his 12 disciples are the most commonly known; he also had female disciples. In accordance with tradition; Jewish men are to be married by the age of 30. However,
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This note was uploaded on 10/11/2011 for the course HUM 130 taught by Professor Georgegreaves during the Fall '09 term at University of Phoenix.

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