The Christian Bible and the Islamic Quaran

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Similarities and difference exist between the two sacred texts of Islam and Christianity and although the Qur’an and the Bible are considered sacred text and their impact on modern society is ever present. Sacred texts are a collection of historical writings that date back thousands of years and are used by many traditions to have a special significance especially scriptures and holy books as they are often used to show hoe to live an honest and meaningful life. The Qur’an is the sacred text of Islam. It is believed to be the word of Allah who spoke to directly to the prophet Muhammad. The Holy Bible is the sacred book of Christians, and has two parts to it, the Old Testament and the New Testament. Combined they contain writing from the…show more content…
The main location of Christianity are Europe, North & South America and Islam locations are Middle East, Southeast Asia. (show map). The main places of worship for Christianity are Church, chapel and cathedral. Islam only have one place of worship and that is a mosque. The most important ritual or practising for Christianity are Baptism, Communion (Eucharist) and Lent. Islam only have one very important ritual which is the Five Pillars. They are prayer, pilgrimage to Mecca, fasting, confession of faith, almsgiving and charity. Christianity discourages leaving the faith, but in Islam it can be punished by death. Both religion have an afterlife. The path to salvation for Christianity is to confess your sins to God, maintain a person relationship with God and accept that Jesus crucified himself on the cross. The Islam path to salvation is living in the way of Allah and pleasing him. Forgiveness is majority of the Holy Bible and there are more than 50 verses about it. In the Qur'an, Allah does not forgive except infrequently on an arbitrary act, which means he forgives on bases of random choice, rather than for any reason or system. The view of Islamic religion is respected as another fellow monotheistic religion, but have differences between the Trinity, Forgiveness, Jesus and Salvation. In the Christian view Muhammad is not a true prophet. The view of the Christian religion they are respected as 'people of the book' but have the

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