Judaism Vs Islamic Faith Essay

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908 words
908 words

The definition of God according to Google is the creator and ruler of the universe and source of all moral authority; the Supreme Being. This is a simple definition, but in many religions God is so in depth, that many cannot fully understand him. In the Jewish religion God is viewed as one and unique and that he is eternal. They believe that God will punish the wicked and reward the good. One of the main differences from the catholic faith and the Jewish faith is Judaism believes that the Son of God has not come yet. They do believe he will come on day to judge the living and the dead, but he has not yet. The Jewish religion doesn’t have the concept of Salvation. They believe that one must do well and they will be allowed into heaven, but …show more content…

The nature of Allah is unknown. One anonymous Islamic writer said “(Allah) is all we have, and we have it in perfection in the Quran. But Islam does not equate the Quran with the nature or essence of God. It is the Word of God, the Commandment of God, and the Will of God. But God does not reveal Himself to anyone.” This is similar to the Catholic faith because they believe God is all-powerful, but they do not believe that God doesn’t reveal himself to …show more content…

Catholics believe Jesus was crucified for our sins. The Islamic faith believes the same thing about Salvation as the Catholic faith. Believe and repent to God and you will be sent to heaven, but because God forgives you that doesn’t mean you should keep sinning.
The Islamic faith is practiced in a Mosque. Which is basically a temple. The basics of the Islamic worship are “reciting their profession of faith, praying ritual prayers five times a day, giving a tax of alms to the poor, fasting during the month of Ramadan and making a pilgrimage to Mecca at least once in their lifetimes.”
Initiation into the Islamic faith is composed of Adhan, which is completed right when the child is born. "God is great, there is no God but Allah. Muhammad is the messenger of Allah. Come to prayer" is to be the first thing the newborn hears. Tasmiyah is a ceremony where the child is named, and should happen seven days after the birth. Aqeeqah is another ceremony within the seven days after the birth, where they shave the baby’s head and weigh the hair and give the same weight in gold to charity. Finally the male child is circumcised within the seven days of their birth, or they are thought to be more

In this essay, the author

  • Explains google's definition of god as the creator and ruler of the universe and source of all moral authority. in many religions, god is so in depth that many cannot fully understand him.
  • Explains that in the jewish religion god is viewed as one and unique and that he is eternal. judaism believes that the son of god has not yet come.
  • Explains that judaism is practiced in the synagogue or in hebrew, beit k’nesset. they explain that jews come together as a community and pray together.
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