Compare Buddhism And Christianity

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In today’s world, there are various religions that are worshipped by millions of devout followers every year. Of these religions, two of these include Buddhism and Christianity, which have dated back for thousands of years. According to. Experiencing the World 's Religions and The World’s Wisdom: Sacred Texts of the World’s Religions, both Buddhism and Christianity originated through a single enlightened leader and were known as each religion’s teachers: Buddha and Jesus Christ. Both of these prophets became what shaped their respective religions and had a large influence on being bringers of hope to the world and proclaiming peace among the nations.
Therefore, these two religions have similarities, such as their ethics, ritual practices,
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In fact, both religions have similar guidelines for their parishioners to obtain their goals and meet the qualifications to move on to the afterlife. These are known as: the Five Precepts and the Ten Commandments. These guidelines are what fuel each parishioner to live their lives according to the ideals of dedication and helping others through good…show more content…
However, this is where one major difference regarding Buddhism and Christianity is, it is their overall way to conduct ritual practices. Buddhism uses a variety of rituals and practices in order to aid their parishioners on the path to enlightenment while helping others along the way. They do this through practice of mediation, bowling, chanting, lighting incense at various celebrations and holy days, and they also use altar offerings as worshippers come to temples to pay homage. On the other hand, Christianity practices vary due to different denominations but there are various common elements used such as Sunday masses, private and group prayer, reading of Scriptures and religious
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