Understanding of Jesus Christ in Christianity and Islam

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The world had always been full of different religious beliefs, because there is probably no universal explanation of the origins of human creation. Since the ancient times, we all needed a symbol of faith and of the existence of the judge, who sees everything, thus, is always eager to price, or to punish. Depending to the extent to which we’ve followed his commandments. The two religions: Islam and Christianity are highly different, and their followers are people, whose worldview differs from the other’s. However, these two faiths both believe in the existence of the Jesus Christ. It makes the two different religions mystically connected, and create a view of the existence of one God, who has the different names, but, in reality, is unique for all the people. Never the less, the understanding of this significant figure is quite different: Christians believe the Jesus to be the son of the God, while the Muslims believe him to be the God’s messenger, who was born from a virgin mother and performed miracles. The sources of understanding of the figure of Jesus Christ in the two religions are, of course, Quran and the Holy Bible — the most respectable books, which include the main concepts of each faith. The information about this important figure cannot be denied, because even historians admitted his existence. The birth of the little child was described in a similar way by the two religious believes. Both: the Bible and the Quran believe that he was born by the virgin woman, whose name was Mary. Bible says: “..."the time came for the baby to be born, and she gave birth to her firstborn, a son. She wrapped him in cloths and placed him in a manger" (Luke 1:6-7, Christianity and Islam).On the other hand the Quran also describe Jesus and... ... middle of paper ... ...t. While Christians believe that Christ was killed on the Christ and resurrected, Muslims completely deny his death thus, the fact of resurrection (they believed that God just took him back). So, we can see that there is a number of similarities in the understanding of Jesus by Islam and Christianity, however they are also different. But, what is the most, important none of two religions denies the existence if this great figure. Works Cited Christianity & Islam, 2013, Jesus Christ in Bible and Quran, Peace and Humanity, retrieved from: http://www.christianity-islam.com Deming, David , September, 2010, Comparing Christianity and Islam, American thinker, retrieved from: http://www.americanthinker.com Sound Vision Foundation, 2014, The Islamic and Christian views of Jesus: a comparison, Islamic information and products, retrieved from: http://www.soundvision.com

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