The Development of Christianity and Islam from Hebrew Bible[SJ-edit16Nov0220

The Development of Christianity and Islam from Hebrew Bible[SJ-edit16Nov0220

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The Development of Christianity and Islam from Hebrew Bible The basic ethics of Christianity and Islam evolved from the Hebrew bible. Discuss this contention? Do these traditions innovate upon Hebrew ethics, if so, in what ways? Introduction in general: Religion has and always will be one of the major topics and one of the major influences, which constantly shapes our world. Throughout history, laws have changed; cities and empires risen from the ground and fell to ashes; and wars have sacrificed countless lives, all to protect one religion or another. Belief systems are the fundamentals of any religion. These beliefs are important to each religion because they make each religion unique and special. Although each of these religions has its own beliefs, backgrounds and sacred texts, they all share some concepts when it comes to their ethics and influence on an individual’s daily life. There are many different types of religions in this world. Some do believe in being monotheistic, which means that they only believe in one God. Some examples of these monotheistic religions are Judaism, Islam, and Christianity. Most of these religions have been practiced for years and they are still practiced today. Subject of religion is very broad and it can’t be covered in one essay. The focus of this paper will be on the three aforementioned of religions, which are often enumerated as most dominant doctrines of western world today. Furthermore, this paper will briefly cover the origin of all three and dig deeper to investigate their main ethics in view of God, good versus evil and First a brief background of each of these religions is necessary to later discuss their ethics and origin of their ethics. Introduction to Judaism: Judaism is oldest of the three monotheistic religions. Its fundamental teachings have been influential and form the basis for later developments in other two doctrines: Christianity and Islam. Abraham is generally recognized as the founder of Judaism due to his covenant with God. However, Moses is also considered a founder due to his role in the liberation of the Hebrews from Egypt, and his delivery of the Ten Commandments from Mount Sinai sometime around 2000 BC. Judaism was developed in the Middle East in and around the area that is currently Israel. The Holy Scriptures in the Jewish religion are the Torah and the Talmud. Jews used to worship in temples called Synagogues. Synagogues have a large hall for prayer (the main sanctuary), and can also have smaller rooms for study and sometimes a
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