Judaism Vs. Christianity And Judaism

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Sherri Hollingsworth
Archie Fugate
ANT 130, 75Z1
November 10, 1015

Judaism vs. Christianity Christianity and Judaism are two religions that have similarities as well as differences. I plan to explore beliefs, religious ceremonies, and religious authorities in both Christianity and Judaism. Judaism originates from the time of Abraham and God made a covenant with Abraham promising him to make his ancestry a sacred people and provide them with a holy land. Meanwhile, Christianity derives from Jesus Christ with whom the disciples were called Christians because of their way of living – which was the way of Jesus Christ. Although both Judaism and Christians believe in God which they call Jehovah, Christians believe in the Father,
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For example; people that worship demonic spirits and do devilish acts are considered demonic spirits. On the other hand, angels are holy ones that do and have Godly actions. It is known that Christians and Judaism have their agreements and disagreements. Christians believe that salvation come by faith and baptismal (emerged under water in Jesus Name), Jews believe that salvation comes from good deeds and believing in God. Both religions believe that heaven and hell does exist, although Christians believe that Jesus Christ died for us so that we may have eternal life. The Jews focus on the Torah which speaks of a life following this one. Judaism believe that there is a physical place called Sheol where the individual “goes down” after this life. Earlier I mentioned the process of Christians baptismal and Judaism belief in good deeds. These are one of each religions religious ceremonies. Considering the Christian belief, they are firm believers that you must be born again. One of the theologies of the Christians and Judaism, is the ceremony of circumcision. Although Christians ceremonies consist of Baptismal, Holy Communion, Marriage, Confirmation, Anointing of the Sick, just to name a few, prayer is a very important part of the faith. It is said in the bible in I Corinthians 7:19, “For neither circumcision counts for anything nor uncircumcision, but keeping Gods commandments.”
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