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Compare and Contrast Buddhism and Christianity

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Religion is one of the oldest and most sacred traditions of the human species. Religion started off as a basic belief in an afterlife, and then further developed into tribal religions, which evolved into ancestral worship, then to polytheism, and lastly into monotheism. Monotheism in the form of Christianity is the largest religion of the modern world, and it has similar beliefs to other world religions such as Buddhism. Christianity and Buddhism are similar because both religions teach about the equality of people and that making good choices reflects the positive teachings of that religion. They are also similar in how they formed, as both broke off from another religion that was exclusive, and both became popular and spread easily…show more content…
Jesus’ life and Buddha’s life were very different. Jesus is said to be the Son of God, and was born from the Virgin Mary. He was also born a Jew, who were the people already saved by God. His father was a carpenter, and so before he left home he was a carpenter. For most of his later life Jesus
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