Christianity vs. Judaism Analysis

1669 Words Jan 28th, 2018 7 Pages
Judaism Christianity and Judaism are two Abrahamic theologies that have comparable origins, but have various beliefs, practices and teachings. Founded in 1300 BC, Judaism is one of the oldest religions in the world today. The Jewish theology began with Abraham, who God sent to Canaan, where it all began. Hebrews took Judaism as their first religion. 14 million people classify themselves as Jewish worldwide today. Coming from Judaism, Christianity was founded in 30 AD and originates from Canaan as well. Most people know that this religion was founded by the son of God, Jesus. Christianity has 2 billion followers worldwide and is one of the largest religions. Both Christianity and Judaism have three major branches. Christianity is broken down into Catholicism, Orthodoxy and Protestantism. The three major branches in Judaism are Orthodoxy, Conservatives and Reformation. In this essay I will be talking about the similarities and differences of Christianity and Judaism through their beliefs and teachings, as well as their rituals and practices.

To start, monotheism is one important and similar belief in Christianity and Judaism. Both religions believe in one God. However, Judaism has a stronger sort of monotheism. The Jewish do not accept no other supreme being than God, and even ignore the Christian idea of Satan, God’s rival. Jews refuse to believe in Satan because it grants a liberty to believe in someone else who is divine. Since…
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